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Scorpions with special guest Whitesnake bringing their tour to Chicago Area this September

TOLEDO – JUNE 27: (L-R) German guitarist and founder of the hard rock band Scorpions, Rudolf Schenker, German bass guitarist Francis Buchholz, German vocalist, songwriter, and instrumentalist Klaus Meine, German drummer Herman Rarebell, and German guitarist and songwriter Matthias Jabs, pose backstage at the Toledo Sports Arena during the Scorpion’s Love At First Sting world tour, on June 27, 1984, in Toldeo, Ohio. (Photo by Ross Marino/Getty Images)

The Scorpions and Whitesnake have rolled out an extensive late-summer and fall run. The trek, which takes in stops at casinos, sheds, and arenas, arrives at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont this September. The dates will serve as part of Whitesnake’s final tour.

In the tour announcement Scorpions frontman, Klaus Meine (pronounced MY-neh) said:

After the amazing start we’ve had with our residency in Las Vegas, it’s about time to come back for a real tour to rock the U.S. like a hurricane again. We cannot wait to see all you rock believers out there!

Whitesnake leader David Coverdale added

Once again it’s time to feel the sting of the Scorpions and the bite of the Whitesnake!!! Can’t Wait!!!

JUST ANNOUNCED: Scorpions / Whitesnake North American tour dates (subject to change):

August 21 – Toronto, ON – Budweiser Stage
August 24 – Quebec City, QC – Centre Videotron
August 27 – Montreal, QC – Bell Center
August 30 – Detroit, MI – Pine Knob Music Theatre
September 1 – Rosemont, IL – Allstate Arena
September 5 – Atlantic City, NJ – Borgata Casino 
(Scorpions only)
September 7 – Belmont Park, NY – UBS Arena
September 9 – Mashantucket, CT – Foxwoods Casino 
(Scorpions only)
September 12 – Hollywood, FL – Hard Rock Live
September 14 – Tampa, FL – Amalie Arena
September 17 – Houston, TX – Toyota Center
September 19 – El Paso, TX – Don Haskins Center
September 21 – Tulsa, OK – BOK Arena
September 24 – San Antonio, TX – Freeman Coliseum
September 27 – Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center
September 29 – Denver, CO – Ball Arena
October 1 – San Diego, CA – Viejas Arena
October 4 – Los Angeles, CA – The Forum
October 7 – Fresno, CA – Save Mart Center
October 9 – Portland, OR – Moda Center
October 13 – Spokane, WA – Spokane Arena
October 15 – Tacoma, WA – Tacoma Dome
October 18 – Oakland, CA – Oakland Coliseum
October 21 – Las Vegas, NV – Mandalay Bay

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