Mick Fleetwood Discusses Repertoire For Mac Tour

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The new lineup of Fleetwood Mac on CBS This Morning, April 25, 2018

In an interview with Yahoo News that appeared on June 15, Mick Fleetwood hinted that the setlist for Fleetwood Mac’s upcoming North America tour, which begins this fall, will also feature music from the band’s new touring members, Mike Campbell and Neil Finn.

“Their heritage and their background is going to be appropriately part of the show,” said Fleetwood. Campbell was not just the lead guitarist for Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers; he was also a co-writer of such band favorites as “Runnin’ Down a Dream,” “Refugee” and “Here Comes My Girl.”

Finn, frontman for Crowded House (and earlier, with Split Enz), wrote “Don’t Dream It’s Over” and “I Got You,” among others.

In the same interview, Fleetwood also indicated that he expects the current lineup to record new music. “I truly believe that [new music] will happen. I’m hoping that we can throw out a couple of calling cards before we go out on the road. I’m not quite sure that we can apply ourselves to do that, but all of that is to look forward to. It’s hugely important, whichever way you look at it, for a band to remain being creative, not treading water.”

iHeartMedia announced on June 12 that Fleetwood Mac has been added to the Sept. 21 lineup for the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Festival, to be held on Sept. 21-22 in Las Vegas, Nev.

The two-day event at T-Mobile Arena will be hosted by Ryan Seacrest and will also feature performances by Lynyrd Skynyrd, Imagine Dragons, Jack White, Justin Timberlake, Carrie Underwood, Mariah Carey, Jason Aldean, Sam Smith, Luke Bryan, Panic! At The Disco, Kelly Clarkson, Shawn Mendes, and more.

“It is an honor to be performing at the iHeartRadio Music Festival for our very first time,” said Stevie Nicks, in the announcement. “The beauty of an event like this is that it is a true representation of the power of radio. It’s an opportunity for artists across all genres to share one stage and what we all love most — music!”

Each night, the festival will broadcast live via iHeartMedia radio stations throughout the U.S. across more than 150 markets. The CW Network will also exclusively livestream both nights of the festival via CWTV.com and The CW app, and broadcast a two-night television special on Oct. 7-8.

Tickets are on sale via iHeartRadio.com/Tickets.

In addition, throughout a summer-long on-air and online promotion, iHeartMedia station listeners across the U.S. will have the chance to win a one-of-a-kind dream trip to Las Vegas for the festival.

On April 25, Fleetwood Mac formally announced the addition of Mike Campbell and Neil Finn for their “An Evening With Fleetwood Mac” North American tour. The iHeartRadio Festival represent the first public performances by the newly constituted band, who saw the departure of longtime member Lindsey Buckingham. The group’s tour begins Oct. 3 with dates scheduled into April 2019.

In that same interview with Yahoo, Fleetwood indicated that the tour will include music made prior to the mid-’70s Buckingham-Nicks introduction. “We’re really looking forward to doing some spotted revisiting of some of the old blues-based, rock ‘n’ roll stuff we did back in the day,” he says, “like ‘Black Magic Woman’ and ‘Oh Well.’ And I think Stevie’s even threatening to sing ‘Black Magic Woman,’ which sounds more than exciting!”

Fleetwood Mac 2018-2019 Tour Dates (More to come)

Oct 03 – Tulsa, OK – BOK Center
Oct 06 – Chicago, IL – United Center
Oct 10 – Louisville, KY – KFC Yum! Center
Oct 12 – Lincoln, NE – Pinnacle Bank Arena
Oct 14 – Des Moines, IA – Wells Fargo Arena
Oct 16 – Indianapolis, IN – Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Oct 18 – Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center
Oct 20 – St. Louis, MO – Scottrade Center
Oct 22 – St. Paul, MN – Xcel Energy Center
Oct 26 – Cleveland, OH – Quicken Loans Arena
Oct 28 – Milwaukee, WI – Wisc. Ent. and Sports Center
Oct 30 – Detroit, MI – Little Caesars Arena
Nov 01 – Pittsburgh, PA – PPG Paints Arena
Nov 03 – Kanata, ON – Canadian Tire Centre
Nov 05 – Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre
Nov 07 – Columbus, OH – Nationwide Arena
Nov 10 – Edmonton, AB – Rogers Place
Nov 12 – Calgary, AB – Scotiabank Saddledome
Nov 14 – Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena
Nov 17 – Tacoma, WA – Tacoma Dome
Nov 19 – Portland, OR – Moda Center
Nov 21 – San Jose, CA – SAP Center at San Jose
Nov 23 – Sacramento, CA – Golden 1 Center
Nov 25 – Oakland, CA – Oracle Arena
Nov 28 – Phoenix, AZ – Talking Stick Resort Arena
Nov 30 – Las Vegas, NV – T-Mobile Arena
Dec 03 – Denver, CO – Pepsi Center
Dec 06 – Fresno, CA – Save Mart Center
Dec 08 – San Diego, CA – Viejas Arena
Dec 11 – Los Angeles, CA – The Forum
Dec 13 – Los Angeles, CA – The Forum

2019
Feb 05 – Houston, TX – Toyota Center
Feb 07 – Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center
Feb 09 – Austin, TX – Frank Erwin Center
Feb 13 – Birmingham, AL – Legacy Arena
Feb 16 – New Orleans, LA – Smoothie King Center
Feb 18 – Tampa, FL – Amalie Arena
Feb 20 – Sunrise, FL – BB&T Center
Feb 22 – Columbia, SC – Colonial Life Arena
Feb 24 – Charlotte, NC – Colonial Life Arena
Feb 27 – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
Mar 03 – Atlanta, GA – Philips Arena
Mar 05 – Washington, DC – Capital One Arena
Mar 09 – Atlantic City, NJ – Boardwalk Hall
Mar 11 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
Mar 13 – Newark, NJ – Prudential Center
Mar 15 – Hartford, CT – XL Center
Mar 20 – Albany, NY – Times Union Center
Mar 24 – Baltimore, MD – Royal Farms Arena
Mar 26 – Buffalo, NY – KeyBank Center
Mar 31 – Boston, MA – TD Garden
Apr 05 – Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center

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