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Foo Fighters 25th Anniversary Celebrations Begin - The 2020 Van Tour!

by Dana Andersen. Published Tue 18 Feb 2020 17:10

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All over the world, Foo fans have been waiting with baited breath for an announcement.

We knew something was coming, 25 years of Foo Fighters is a big thing to celebrate, and we finally have at least the start of the celebrations for their silver anniversary.

From April 12th the Foo Fighters 2020 van tour will kick off in Phoenix, AZ, before hitting a number of the same cities Dave Grohl, Nate Mendel and Pat Smear played at all those years ago.

There are a few differences between the 1995 tour and 2020 tour, the main being that no way are the original venues big enough for the Foo Fighters now!

Not only is their fanbase significantly larger, but of course Taylor Hawkins, Rami Jaffee and Chris Shiflett are now also vital members of the band.

So a stadium tour it is, or is it? Squeezing a 2020 show into one of the original venues would just be insane…right?!

As if another tour isn’t exciting enough, fans that attend will also be treated to a sneak peak of Dave’s newest documentary, What Drives Us. Following Sound City and Sonic Highways, its sure to be yet another great watch from the multitalented musician.

What Drives Us is Dave’s deep dive into what possesses a particular tribe of human beings to leave behind jobs, families, relationships and any semblance of sanity to climb into a busted ass econoline and take their music to the people--or at least a dozen or so of them here and there.

It also explores motivations, recounts personal anecdotes, and explores the physical and psychological toll of touring in vans via interviews with members of van tour veteran bands ranging from Black Flag and Dead Kennedys to Metallica and The Beatles, and many, many more.

If they’re dropping by your town, be sure to grab a ticket! Its gonna be one hell of a show!

FOO FIGHTERS
THE VAN US TOUR 2020

April
Sun 12th PHOENIX, AZ, Talking Stick Resort Arena
Tues 14th ALBUQUERQUE, NM, Santa Ana Star Center
Thurs 16th OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, Chesapeake Energy Arena
Sat 18th WICHITA, KS, INTRUST Bank Arena
Mon 20th KNOXVILLE, TN, Thompson-Boiling Arena

May
Sun 10th GREEN BAY, WI, Resch Center
Tues 12th GRAND RAPIDS, MI, Van Andel Arena
Thurs 14th CINCINNATI, OH, Heritage Bank Center
Mon 18th CLEVELAND, OH, Rocket Mortgage Arena
Wed 20th HAMILTON, ON, FirstOntario Centre

Foo Fighters play the following European dates.

June
Wed 10th BERLIN, DE, Waldbuhne
Fri 12th NICKELSDORF, AT, Nova Rock Festival
Sun 14th MILAN, IT, I-Days
Tues 16th-17th NIMES, FR, Festival de Nimes
Fri 19th LISBON, PT, Rock In Rio Lisboa

https://www.foofighters.com/



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