Steven Tyler Turns 70; Sets Summer Solo Tour

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Aerosmith has only one scheduled concert on their calendar, on May 5 at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. But that doesn’t mean the band members are staying home. Just days ago, Joe Perry announced a string of dates with his own band and now his Aerosmith partner Steven Tyler has announced a new solo tour.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee will launch a 13-date tour June 12 in Lewiston, N.Y., supporting his 2016 solo album, the county-flavored We’re All Somebody From Somewhere. The Nashville band Loving Mary, led by Aerosmith collaborator Marti Frederiksen, will serve as Tyler’s backup band. Tyler’s album topped the country charts and made the Top 20 of the Billboard album chart.

On March 24, two days before his 70th birthday, Tyler appeared at the Concert to Save Our Lives in Maui, along with Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson and others at Mick Fleetwood’s place.

Watch him perform “Walk This Way” with several others

 

Watch him perform “Living on the Edge” and “Dream On,” while also encouraging young people to register to vote

Among the scheduled dates on his summer tour is a June 18 set at New York City’s outdoor SummerStage, a benefit for the City Parks Foundation.

Buy your tickets here or here.

Tyler will be joined on select dates by the duo he Sisterhood Band, which is comprised of Rod Stewart’s daughter Ruby Stewart.

Steven Tyler (photo from his Facebook page)

Related: Our look at Tyler’s 2016 solo tour

Steven Tyler Tour Dates
May 12 – Nashville, TN – Carl Black Chevy Woods Amphitheatre at Fontanel
June 12 — Lewiston, NY – Artpark Amphitheater
June 18 — New York, NY – SummerStage in Central Park (City Parks Foundation Annual Gala)
June 21 — Vienna, VA – Wolf Trap
June 24 — Bethlehem, PA – Sands Bethlehem Event Center
June 27 — Detroit, MI – MotorCity Casino Hotel
June 30 — Northfield, OH – Hard Rock Live (Public Benefit for Akron Children’s Hospital)
July 7 — Naperville, IL – Exchange Club of Naperville’s Ribfest
July 11 — Calgary, AB – Cowboys Stampede Tent
July 15 — Sion, Switzerland – Sion Sous Les Etoiles Festival
July 18 — Trieste, Italy – Trieste Piazza Unita D’Italia
July 24 — Barolo, Italy – Collisioni Festival, Piazza Colbert
July 27 — Rome, Italy – Rome Cavea
July 30 — Madrid, Spain – Teatro Real
August 2 — Marbella, Spain @ Starlite Festival
August 7 — London, UK – O2 Forum Kentish Town

Listen to “Love Is Your Name” from Tyler’s solo album

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