The Hollies Announce First U.S. Tour in 18 Years — ‘The Road is Long’ Out Set for July


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Esteemed legends and Rock and Roll Hall of Famers the Hollies will head out on a full U.S. tour later this year — the group’s first tour of the states in 18 years.

Announced on Monday, The Road is Long trek will bring the band, which currently features original members Tony Hicks (singer/songwriter/lead guitarist) and Bobby Elliott (drummer), flanked by Ray Stiles (bass), Ian Parker (keys), Peter Howarth (lead vocals/rhythm guitar) and Steve Lauri (guitar), across the country in July.

Per a news release, statements from Hicks and Elliott:

“We are very excited to bring our ‘The Road Is Long’ tour to the USA and play for all the fans who have waited so long to see us back in America. The show will include all of our greatest hits and we cannot wait to get back on the road Stateside,” Bobby Elliott, The Hollies’ drummer.

“We have very fond memories of our tours in the US and how much the country means to us as a band. We look forward to seeing you all very soon,” guitarist and singer of The Hollies, Tony Hicks.

The dates:

July 8 – Saratoga, CA – The Mountain Winery*
July 10 – Los Angeles, CA – Saban Theater
July 11 – Las Vegas, NV – The Smith Center for the Performing Arts
July 12 – Phoenix, AZ – Celebrity Theatre
July 14 – San Antonio, TX – The Tobin Center – HEB Hall
July 15 – Irving, TX – The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
July 16 – Austin, TX – The Paramount Theatre
July 18 – Chicago, IL – The Chicago Theatre
July 19 – Huber Heights, OH – Rose Music Center at The Heights
July 21 – Washington, D.C. – Kennedy Center Concert Hall
July 23 – Red Bank, NJ – Count Basie Center for the Arts
July 24 – Morristown, NJ – Mayo Performing Arts Center
July 25 – Mashantucket, CT – The Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino
July 26 – Boston, MA – The Wilbur
*Tickets and VIP Packages available at a later date


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