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David Lee Roth with Van Halen

Van Halen Announce 2012 Tour Dates

by Paul Cashmere on January 6, 2012

in Live,News

The Van Halen tour will begin in Louisville, Kentucky on February 8, 2012.

David Lee Roth with Van Halen

David Lee Roth with Van Halen

The tour will coincide with the release of the new Van Halen album, ‘A Different Kind of Truth’, their first album since VH3 in 1998 and first album with David Lee Roth since 1984.

The first leg of the tour will keep Van Halen on the road in North America until June 26.

Kool and the Gang will support them on certain dates.

Dates are:


2/18/12             Louisville, KY            KFC Yum! Center
2/20/12             Detroit, MI                The Palace of Auburn Hills
2/22/12             Indianapolis, IN         Bankers Life Fieldhouse
2/24/12             Chicago, IL               United Center
2/28/12             New York, NY           Madison Square Garden
3/1/12               New York, NY           Madison Square Garden
3/3/12               Uncasville, CT          Mohegan Sun Arena
3/5/12               Philadelphia, PA       Wells Fargo Center
3/9/12               Buffalo, NY              First Niagara Center
3/11/12             Boston, MA              TD Garden
3/15/12             Montreal, QC            Bell Centre
3/17/12             Toronto, ON              Air Canada Centre
3/21/12             Ottawa, ON               Scotiabank Place
3/24/12             Atlantic City, NJ        Boardwalk Hall
3/28/12             Washington, DC       Verizon Center
3/30/12             Pittsburgh, PA          Consol Energy Center
4/1/12               Rosemont, IL            Allstate Arena
4/10/12             Fort Lauderdale, FL   BankAtlantic Center
4/12/12             Tampa, FL                St. Pete Times Forum
4/14/12             Orlando, FL              Amway Arena
4/16/12             Jacksonville, FL        Jacksonville Arena
4/19/12             Atlanta, GA               Philips Arena
4/21/12             Greensboro, NC        Greensboro Coliseum
4/25/12             Charlotte, NC            Time Warner Cable Arena
4/27/12             Nashville, TN             Bridgestone Arena
5/1/12               Tulsa, OK                 BOK Center
5/5/12               Tacoma, WA             Tacoma Dome
5/7/12               Vancouver, BC         Rogers Arena
5/9/12               Calgary, AB              Scotiabank Saddledome
5/11/12             Edmonton, AB          Rexall Place
5/17/12             Winnipeg, MB           MTS Centre
5/19/12             St. Paul, MN             Xcel Energy Center
5/22/12             Kansas City, MO       Sprint Center
5/24/12             Denver, CO               Pepsi Center
5/27/12             Las Vegas, NV          MGM Grand Garden Arena
6/1/12               Los Angeles, CA       STAPLES Center
6/3/12               Oakland, CA             Oracle Arena
6/5/12               San Jose, CA           HP Pavilion
6/12/12             Anaheim, CA             Honda Center
6/14/12             San Diego, CA          Viejas Arena
6/16/12             Phoenix, AZ              US Airways Center
6/20/12             Dallas, TX                 American Airlines Center
6/22/12             San Antonio, TX        AT&T Center
6/24/12             Houston, TX             Toyota Center
6/26/12             New Orleans, LA       New Orleans Arena

Van Halen have played their “secret show” at Café Wha in Greenwich Village, New York City.

250 invited Van Halen guests were treated to a 45 minute set featuring songs spanning their David Lee Roth era.

The Van Halen News Desk ( was there are were first to post the setlist. It went like this.

You Really Got Me
Runnin’ With The Devil
Somebody Get Me A Doctor
Everybody Wants Some
She’s The Woman
Dance The Night Away
Hot For Teacher
Ice Cream Man
Ain’t Talkin Bout Love
Beautiful Girls



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