Hall & Oates’ First New Song in 15 Years: Listen

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On Jan. 22, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame duo Daryl Hall and John Oates and the popular band Train announced a co-headlining North American summer tour, kicking off May 1 in Sacramento, Calif., and wrapping up August 11 in Seattle, Wash.

On March 29, the duo released their first single in 15 years. “Philly Forget Me Not,” credited to Daryl Hall & John Oates with Train, as an ode to Hall’s hometown.

“This song pretty much describes my feeling about Philly, my music home,” Hall said.

Listen to “Philly Forget Me Not”

iHeart Radio will exclusively stream a live performance from “Daryl’s House” featuring Daryl, Oates and Train’s Pat Monahan on Tuesday, April 3. The live stream will begin at 4 p.m. ET HERE and will be the first time fans see the artists perform the new single together.

Produced by Live Nation, the extensive trek will make over 35 stops across the U.S. and Canada. This marks the first time that Hall and Oates and Train will tour together. Fans can expect full sets from both, followed by a joint set.

See below for full tour itinerary and details. For ticket details, go here and here.

The 2018 tour also marks the return of Daryl Hall and John Oates’ HoagieNation Festival, taking place Saturday, May 26, in their hometown of Philadelphia at the Festival Pier. The annual celebration of food, music and culture will include tour mates Train as well as special guests Fitz and the Tantrums, Tommy Conwell and the Young Rumblers, and more to be announced. There will also be a pre-party Friday, May 25, at the Fillmore Philadelphia, complete with live music and an exclusive culinary experience. Full festival details at www.HoagieNation.com.

In 2003, Hall and Oates were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. In 2008, they were honored with the Icon Award during BMI’s 56th annual Pop Awards. In 2014, they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. And, in 2016, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce honored the duo with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Related: Daryl Hall has a lot to say about the music biz in a recent interview

Train is a multi-Grammy and Billboard award-winning band from San Francisco that has had 14 songs on Billboard’s Hot 100 list since the release of their debut self-titled album. Their hits include “Drops Of Jupiter,” “Hey, Soul Sister” “Drive By” and “Play That Song.”

The hitmaking duo from a 2012 Facebook photo

Daryl Hall and John Oates and Train Tour Dates

5/1 – Sacramento, CA @ Golden 1 Center
5/4 – San Jose, CA @ SAP Center
5/6 – Anaheim, CA @ Honda Center
5/8 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Vivint Smart Home Arena
5/10 – Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center
5/12 – St. Louis, MO @ Scottrade Center
5/16 – St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center
5/18 – Chicago, IL @ United Center
5/20 – Detroit, MI @ Little Caesars Arena
5/22 – Cleveland, OH @ Quicken Loans Arena
5/24 – Columbus, OH @ Nationwide Arena
5/26 – Philadelphia, PA @ HoagieNation Festival
6/5 – Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
6/7 – Boston, MA @ Xfinity Center
6/9 – Pittsburgh, PA @ PPG Paints Arena
6/11 – Washington, DC @ Capital One Arena
6/14 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
6/18 – Charlotte, NC @ Spectrum Center
6/20 – Atlanta, GA @ Infinite Energy Center
6/22 – Tampa, FL @ Amalie Arena
6/24 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ BB&T Center
6/26 – Orlando, FL @ Amway Center
6/28 – New Orleans, LA @ Smoothie King Center
6/30 – Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
7/13 – Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
7/15 – Grand Rapids, MI @ Van Andel Arena
7/18 – Omaha, NE @ CenturyLink Center
7/20 – Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center
7/22 – Oklahoma City, OK @ Chesapeake Energy Arena
7/24 – Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center
7/26 – Houston, TX @ Toyota Center
7/28 – Austin, TX @ Frank Erwin Center
7/31 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Forum
8/4 – San Diego, CA @ Viejas Arena
8/7 – Oakland, CA @ Oracle Arena
8/9 – Portland, OR @ Moda Center
8/11 – Seattle, WA @ KeyArena

Watch Hall and Oates at their Rock Hall induction

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