Guns N’ Roses Announce 2017 Tour Dates

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Update (Dec. 5): As expected, Guns N’ Roses will tour next year. Last week the band hinted at new “Not in this Lifetime Tour” dates with a hashtag, #GnFnR 2017, and a teaser video. Now it’s all been confirmed. The tour will begin in Ireland on May 27, hit most of the major European markets (with a stop in Israel) into mid-July, then come back to the United States.

The first U.S. date will be July 27 in St. Louis, with 15 further dates (many in Canada) taking them into September. Here is the complete itinerary as of now:

2017 Guns N’ Roses Not in This Lifetime Tour
May 27 – Dublin, Ireland, Slane Castle
May 30 – Bilbao, Spain, San Mames Stadium
June 2 – Lisbon, Portugal, Passeio Martimo De Alges
June 4 – Madrid, Spain, Vincente Calderon Stadium
June 7 – Zurich, Switzerland, Letzigrund
June 10 – Imola, Italy, Greenfield
June 13 – Munich, Germany, Olympiastadion
June 16 – London, United Kingdom, London Stadium
June 20 – Gdansk, Poland, Stadion Energy Gdansk
June 22 – Hannover, Germany, Messe
June 24 – Werchter, Belgium, Classic
June 27 – Copenhagen, Denmark, Telia Parken
June 29 – Stockholm, Sweden, Friends Arena
July 1 – Hämeenlinna, Finland, Kantolan tapahtumapuisto
July 4 – Prague, Czech Republic, Letnany Airport
July 7 – Paris, France, Stade de France
July 10 – Vienna, Austria, Ernst Happel Stadion
July 12 – Nijmegen, Holland, Goffert Park
July 15 – Tel Aviv, Israel, Hayarkon Park

North America
July 27 – St. Louis, MO, The Dome At America’s Center
July 30 – Minneapolis, MN, U.S. Bank Stadium
August 2 – Denver, CO, Sports Authority Field at Mile High
August 8 – Miami, FL, Miami Marlins Stadium
August 11 – Winston-Salem, NC, BB&T Field at Wake Forest University
August 13 – Hershey, PA, Hersheypark Stadium
August 16 – Buffalo, NY, New Era Field
August 19 – Montreal, QC, Parc Jean Drapeau
August 21 – Ottawa, ON, TD Place Stadium
August 24 – Winnipeg, MB, Investors Group Field
August 27 – Regina, SK, New Mosaic Stadium at Evraz Place
August 30 – Edmonton, AB, Commonwealth Stadium
September 1 – Vancouver, BC, BC Place Stadium
September 3 – George, WA, The Gorge
September 6 – El Paso, TX, Sun Bowl Stadium
September 8 – San Antonio, TX, Alamodome

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Here is our original item from when the tour was still in the rumor stage…

There’s been no official announcement, but a cryptic hashtag—#GnFnR 2017 … The Machine Is Back At It—accompanied by a 30-second teaser video, seems to be offering a hint that Guns N’ Roses may be gearing up for a full-blown North American tour next year. Halfway into the video the words “The Machine is Back at It in 2017” flash across the screen amidst quick-cut clips taken from the band’s 2016 Not in This Lifetime… Tour.

If a 2017 tour is confirmed, it will serve as solid evidence that the reunion of core band members Axl Rose, Slash and McKagan during the 2016 tour was not a one-off. That tour began with a surprise appearance at the Troubadour in West Hollywood on April 1, continued with gigs in Las Vegas, the Coachella festival and Mexico City that month, then continued in earnest beginning in June, with dates all over the United States throughout the summer, followed by fall shows in South America. GNR is currently scheduled to play Japan, New Zealand, Australia, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates into early March. Neither the group’s website nor its Facebook page indicate any currently scheduled U.S. dates, but the launch of the teaser video, posted yesterday (Nov. 26), would seem to indicate some new activity on the horizon.

Related: Read our announcement of the Japan, Australia and NZ dates

It has also been reported that a new billboard has appeared in Montreal, saying, “Welcome to the Jungle #GnFnR.”

Watch the original 30-second Guns N’ Roses video teaser

The 2016 GNR tour has been wildly successful, reportedly raking in more than $100 million. Prior to this year’s outing, it had been more than two decades since guitarist Slash and bassist McKagan had played together with singer Rose. The current lineup is filled out by Dizzy Reed (keyboards, piano, backing vocals), Richard Fortus (rhythm guitar, backing vocals), Frank Ferrer (drums, percussion) and Melissa Reese (keyboards, synthesizers, backing vocals). Drummer Steven Adler and rhythm guitarist Izzy Stradlin, the other two core members from the band’s ’80s/’90s heyday, have no involvement with the current GNR.

Related: Angus Young joins GNR onstage at Coachella

Watch GNR play “Welcome to the Jungle” in the summer of 2016

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