Back in January I discussed the return of Iron Maiden to our shores for more “Book Of Souls” tour dates. If you missed that report just click HERE to have all the necessary scoop. Now in connection to that, the legendary band has upped the game for the Metal Legions of the amazing borough of Brooklyn. Read on.
The Press Release:
Due to overwhelming demand, IRON MAIDEN have added a second night at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Saturday, July 22nd. Tickets go on sale Saturday, February 25th, at 10:00 AM EST via www.TicketMaster.com
The extra date in Brooklyn on July 22nd will be the final chance for Maiden fans to witness The Book Of Souls Tour as it’s two-year, round-the-world odyssey, which began in February 2016 in Florida, comes to a close. By which time, the band will have played 117 shows to well over 2 million fans in 36 countries across six of the seven continents, travelling well over 100,000 miles.
Tickets for the North American 26-date, June/July second leg of The Books Of Souls Tour went on sale a little over two weeks ago on Friday, January 27th, and were speedily snapped up by Maiden fans with well over 200,000 tickets being sold across the opening weekend alone. The Brooklyn show, the band’s first-ever visit here, sold out rapidly with the neighboring Philadelphia and Newark shows already close to selling out as well. There’s been particular fan frenzy in places the band has not played for many years such as Minneapolis which is already sold out with Oakland and Tampa the next to go.
To mark the very end of the tour Maiden has used its coveted city-specific event shirt art upfront of the show. The art, by long time collaborator Herve Monjeaud, features Eddie playing havoc with the iconic Brooklyn Bridge amidst hordes of global Maiden fans arriving to witness the event.
Fanclub members will be given the option of an exclusive pre-sale for the 2nd Brooklyn date, along with the chance to enter in the draw to be First To The Barrier, details of which can be found at the bands official website linked below. Special guests on the North American leg of The Book Of Souls Tour is Ghost. Here’s the full list of dates so you can grab yourself a ticket to see the last ever shows on this incredible tour:
The Tour Dates:
JUN 03: BRISTOW, VA @ JIFFY LUBE LIVE
JUN 04: PHILADELPHIA, PA @ WELLS FARGO CENTER
JUN 07: NEWARK, NJ @ PRUDENTIAL CENTER
JUN 09: CHARLOTTE, NC @ PNC MUSIC PAVILION
JUN 11: TAMPA, FL @ AMALIE ARENA
JUN 13: NASHVILLE, TN @ BRIDGESTONE ARENA
JUN 15: CHICAGO, IL @ HOLLYWOOD CASINO AMPHITHEATER
JUN 16: MINNEAPOLIS, MN @ XCEL ENERGY CENTER
JUN 19: OKLAHOMA CITY, OK @ CHESAPEAKE ARENA
JUN 21: HOUSTON, TX @ TOYOTA CENTER
JUN 23: DALLAS, TX @ AMERICAN AIRLINES CENTER
JUN 24: SAN ANTONIO, TX @ AT&T CENTER
JUN 27: ALBUQUERQUE, NM @ ISLETA AMPHITHEATER
JUN 28: PHOENIX, AZ @ TALKING STICK RESORT ARENA
JUL 01: SAN BERNARDINO, CA @ SAN MANUEL AMPHITHEATER*
JUL 03: LAS VEGAS, NV @ T-MOBILE ARENA
JUL 05: OAKLAND, CA @ ORACLE ARENA
JUL 07: SALT LAKE CITY, UT @ USANA AMPHITHEATER
JUL 09: LINCOLN, NE @ PINNACLE BANK ARENA
JUL 11: KANSAS CITY, MO @ SPRINT CENTER
JUL 12: ST LOUIS, MO @ HOLLYWOOD CASINO AMPHITHEATER
JUL 15: TORONTO, CANADA @ BUDWEISER STAGE
JUL 16: QUEBEC CITY, CANADA @ VIDEOTRON CENTRE
JUL 19: MANSFIELD, MA @ XFINITY CENTER
JUL 21: BROOKLYN, NY @ BARCLAYS CENTER
JUL 22: BROOKLYN, NY @ BARCLAYS CENTER
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PiercingMetal Thoughts: There isn’t much I can add to the awesomeness that is TWO nights of Iron Maiden in my beloved Brooklyn. I’m hoping to be a part of one or both of these shows if I am in town for them. What about you? Have you secured your tickets yet? Let me know what you think about the matter down in those comments below.