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Sammy Hagar & Whitesnake Announce Summer Tour

The Monday morning tour announcements are really off to a great start when its not even lunch time and we see events like this one coming to light. Check out this news about what is sure to be a hot summer event.

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The Press Release:
Sammy Hagar & The Circle, comprised of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees Sammy Hagar and bassist Michael Anthony, drummer Jason Bonham and guitarist Vic Johnson, are joining forces with Whitesnake, formed by former Deep Purple singer and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer David Coverdale with guitarists Reb Beach and Joel Hoekstra, drummer Tommy Aldridge, bassist Michael Devin and keyboardist Michele Luppi, for a 2020 summer tour featuring a setlist of some of the biggest hard-rocking hits of the past four decades. The 30-city U.S tour will also feature special guest Night Ranger on all dates, delivering fans an incredible summer evening of music at some of the most scenic outdoor amphitheaters across the U.S.

To celebrate the tour announcement, Sammy Hagar and David Coverdale released a special video discussing their first impressions of each other as well as first memories, how touring was then versus now, and more. Watch the video and find embed code HERE.
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Night Ranger @ Fox News

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Night Ranger will perform their hits for free for all in attendance as a part of the Fox & Friends “All-American Summer Concert Series” for 2015. This is a great way to start your day and enjoy some awesome live music. As this event is super early, I suggest a timely arrival to get the best possible space. There is also free BBQ served up while supplies last.

Win A Ticket To See Night Ranger @ B.B. King’s On 7/2/2014

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The Details: In my humble opinion, Night Ranger continues to be one of the best Hard Rock bands that are still out there rocking their longtime fans along with those who might have been late to the party. They are providers of legendary tunes such as the radio blockbuster “Sister Christian” but as any diehard will tell you, that is just the icing on the cake when it comes to this band. I have to say that “Midnight Madness” remains one of my very favorite albums to this day but the guys don’t stop there as they will be delivering classics along with new material from “High Road” their latest release. With the holiday weekend upon us, I cannot think of a better way to make the summer even hotter than by hitting their show at the legendary B.B.King Blues Club and grill and thanks to their marketing team, PiercingMetal is going to be putting some fans into the show for free. Read more below on how to participate.
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Night Ranger @ B.B. King Blues Club (8/11/2010)

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Artist: Night Ranger
Venue: B.B. King Blues Club (New York, NY)
Opener: n/a
Date: 8/11/2010
Label: Frontiers Records

Tonight would mark my third visit to the halls of B.B. King’s in six days as they were really serving up the Hard Rock with some intent. We had a kick ass Y&T show this past weekend and a solid performance by Lillian Axe on Monday. That left us to the oft dreaded “hump day” where there is usually not a lot going on, but we would be lucky in the Big Apple for it was the return of Melodic Hard Rock champions Night Ranger. I’ll admit that even though my later years found me enjoying much heavier music as opposed to my mellowing with age, that Night Ranger’s material has always been a bit of a guilty pleasure for me. I had listened to the band since “Dawn Patrol” and enjoyed a number of its tracks but it was “Midnight Madness” that became one of my very favorite Hard Rock albums of all time. For tonight’s show there would be no opening band and I felt that there should have been since it would have given some up and comers a chance to impress the Night Ranger following. Oh well, I am only the scribe and not the scheduler of events so cannot help out more in that regard. The band would hit the stage at just around 8pm and kick it into gear with “This Boy Needs To Rock”; this is a definite rousing opener and shows that the band doesn’t need to work their way up to the rockers and can instead begin the set with them. Sadly this was one of those seated shows so the audience was not on their feet as the Hard Rock energy washed over them.
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Night Ranger @ B.B. King Blues Club (8/17/2009)

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Artist: Night Ranger
Venue: B.B. King Blues Club. (New York, NY)
Opener: n/a
Date: 8/17/2009
Label: VH1 Classic Records

I fear that I am dating myself a little too much for my own good when I say that I clearly remember the first time that I had ever heard of Night Ranger. It was decades ago and a couple of the bands videos were in consistent rotation on the then fledgling cable network called MTV. My friends from out of state were getting it but NYC did not at the time and when I went for a visit we found ourselves glued to the station as “You Can Still Rock In America” was blasted at maximum volume. While not the bands first video, it was my own first exposure to them and I have been a fan ever since. It was easy to see this happening for anyone who rallied behind the band based on the catchiness of their material and its great melodic hooks and often memorable lyrics. Fast forward to 2009 where we find the legendary Hard Rock band performing for the very first time at B.B. King Blues Club for a very diverse audience. The show would only feature them on the bill and would start early and I had to say that the mood of the room seemed full of excitement as the guys took the stage. Here is what transpired if you happened to miss out.
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