The Eagles are on their final tour. again.
The band, one of the best-selling acts of all time with country-influenced rock hits like “Hotel California” and “Life in the Fast Lane” in the 1970s, closed their doors on Thursday. announced a long goodbye. trip.
The tour, which features Eagles core members Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. It will open at Madison Square Garden on Sunday. This will be the first of 13 dates, mostly on the East Coast, with Steely Dan as the opening act, through November 17th. In a statement, the Eagles hinted at the possibility of extending show times at each venue and said they would “perform as much as possible in each market based on audience demand.” The tour will continue until 2025.
As longtime Eagles fans know, this isn’t the first time the band has signaled a sunset run. In 2003, it embarked on a tour called. Farewell me. But there are good reasons to believe they may be coming to an end. Glenn Frey, one of the group’s founding members, died in 2016. Henry, the only original member of the band since its founding in 1971 and still in the band, is 75 years old.and exterior Speaking to the 2020 Congressional Committee on Copyright Law, he said he was “in the final chapter of his career.” (Or maybe not. Bob Dylan, 82, is on tour. planned by 2024, and 86-year-old blues guitar hero Buddy Guy is on his farewell outing alone. )
Farewell tours last for years and can bring in a huge amount of revenue. Kiss first toured in 2000 and has toured a dozen times since then. His End of the Road tour will begin in 2019, with dates booked through December. Elton John’s Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour began in 2018 and is set to wrap up in Sweden this weekend. At least $910 million Ticket sales are booming, according to Billboard.
Artists currently calling themselves final tours include Aerosmith, Foreigner, punk band NOFX, and Dead & Company, which features original members of the Grateful Dead along with John Mayer.