Ann Wilson of Heart Adds Summer Tour Dates

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Ann Wilson of Heart

Ann Wilson of Heart quietly revealed today (March 27) an extension of her solo tour of the U.S. where she’s performing hits from Heart, solo recordings as well as classic rock influences. The initial dates kicked off March 8 in her Seattle hometown. After the current leg ends on April 7, new dates are scheduled to begin in May.

Tickets will go on sale here beginning with presales as early as this Wednesday, March 29. (Tickets are also available here.) See the itinerary below; many more dates to come.

“The stage is a magical place where I can be beautifully in and out of control, where I can build a fire and then jump into it,” said Wilson, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, in a press release when she announced the original dates on January 10. “The stage is where I have always lived; where I’ve expressed my deepest emotions and supreme joys. I suppose I am addicted to it. I’ve never been much good at talking, but I can sing, and when I sing I connect with people in a much deeper, higher way.”

Meanwhile, sister Nancy Wilson is working on her own side project, Roadcase Royale with R&B singer Liv Warfield, formerly of Prince’s band, her lead guitarist and musical director Ryan Waters, as well as current Heart members Chris Joyner (keyboards), Dan Rothchild (bass) and Ben Smith (drums). A tour is expected to be announced soon.

Related: Nancy Wilson announces Roadcase Royale

Musicians on board for Ann Wilson’s tour include Craig Bartock on guitar (Heart member for a dozen years, who also performed in the Ann Wilson Thing for two years) from San Francisco; Andy Stoller on bass (the Ann Wilson Thing member for two years) from Seattle; Denny Fongheiser on drums and percussion (Heart member in the 1990s for two years) from Los Angeles.

The Ann Wilson dates follow the release of Heart’s critically acclaimed 2016 Beautiful Broken album.

Watch Wilson sing a Heart classic and a Who cover…

Related: Best Classic Bands‘ review of Heart’s Beautiful Broken album

Ann Wilson of Heart Tour Dates

April 01 – Peekskill, NY – Paramount Hudson Valley
April 02 – Londonderry, NH – Tupelo Music Hall
April 04 – Englewood, NJ – Bergen Performing Arts Center
April 06 – Philadelphia, PA – Keswick Theatre
April 07 – Providence, RI – Park Theatre PAC

May 19 – Indio, CA – Fantasy Springs Casino
May 21 – Solana Beach, CA – Belly Up Tavern
May 23 – Phoenix, AZ – Celebrity Theatre
May 26 – Florence, KY – UC Health Stadium
May 28 – St. Louis, MO – River City Casino and Hotel
May 31 – Dallas, TX – The Bomb Factory
June 1 – San Antonio, TX – Aztec Theatre
June 3 – Corpus Christi, TX – Concrete Street
June 4 – Houston, TX – Arena Theatre
June 6 – Atlanta, GA – Buckhead Theatre
June 8 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Parker Playhouse
June 10 – Clearwater, FL – Capitol Theater
June 11 – Fort Pierce, FL – Sunrise Theatre
June 13 – Nashville, TN – Schermerhorn Symphony Center
June 14 – Huber Heights, OH – Rose Music Center at The Heights
June 16 – Chicago, IL – House of Blues
June 17 – Warren, OH – Packard Music Hall
June 19 – Kansas City, MO – Uptown Theatre
June 21 – Cedar Falls, IA – Gallagher Bluedorn PAC
June 26 – Layton, UT – Henley Amphitheater
June 27 – Sandy, UT – Sandy City Amphitheater
June 29 – Pleasanton, CA – Alameda County Fairgrounds
June 30 – San Rafael, CA – Marin County Fair
July 02 – Anaheim, CA – The Grove of Anaheim

July 28 – West Bend, WI – Wisconsin State Fair
July 29 – Minneapolis, MN – Mystic Lake Casino
Aug 09 – Mt. Pleasant, MI – Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort
Aug 10 – Sylvania, OH – Centennial Terrace
Aug 13 – Lynn, MA – Lynn Memorial Auditorium
Aug 15 – Greensburg, PA – Palace Theatre
Aug 16 – York, PA – Strand Capitol PAC
Aug 18 – Montclair, NJ – Wellmont Theater
Aug 19 – Atlantic City, NJ – Tropicana Casino & Resort
Aug 20 – Rochester, NY – Kodak Center
Aug 22 – Ridgefield, CT – Ridgefield Playhouse
Aug 25 – Arrington, VA – Oak Ridge Farm Lockn’ Festival

Oct 19 – Little Rock, AR – Arkansas State Fair

BCB will continue to update the itinerary.

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