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Goo Goo Dolls take fall tour with SafetySuit to Hershey on Nov. 16 and Bethlehem on Nov. 18

Goo Goo Dolls take fall tour with SafetySuit to Hershey on Nov. 16 and Bethlehem on Nov. 18
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From a press release:

Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated rock band Goo Goo Dolls will hit the road this fall for their second headlining run in support of their latest release, “Boxes,” featuring support from SafetySuit. The tour kicks off on Oct. 26 in Boise, Idaho and will run through December, stopping at the Hershey Theatre on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. and the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Friday, Nov. 18 at 8 p.m.

Tickets in Hershey, which are $47.85, $57.85 and $62.35, plus fees, go on sale this Friday, Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. and will be available at the Hershey Theatre box office (15 E. Caracas Ave., Hershey), online at and, and by phone at 717-534-3405 and 800-745-3000.

Tickets in Bethlehem, which are $35, $45, $65, and $75, plus fees, also go on sale on Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. Tickets can be purchased at, the Event Center box office (77 Sands Blvd., Bethlehem),, all Ticketmaster outlets, or by phone at 800-745-3000.

Goo Goo Dolls – which features singer and guitarist John Rzeznik and bassist Robby Takac – have been on the road since July for an extensive summer headlining tour featuring Collective Soul and Tribe Society. The summer leg continues through the middle of September, with remaining stops in Miami, Austin, and Las Vegas. The band is touring in support of 11th studio album, “Boxes,” lauded by the likes of People, Huffington Post, and Metro, who call the album a “step forward in the band’s extensive repertoire.” “Boxes” features the hit “So Alive,” which the Goo Goo Dolls have performed everywhere from “The Today Show” and “The Talk” to “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” and “Conan.”

The multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated Goo Goo Dolls are one of the most globally respected and influential forces in popular music, selling more than 12 million albums since 1986. They have scored 14 Top 10 radio hits (more than any other artist in the history of the Hot AC format), including “Name,” “Slide,” and “Iris,” the latter spending nearly 12 straight months on the Billboard charts and holding the No. 1 position for 17 consecutive weeks. Formed in Buffalo, New York, the band has toured the globe countless times, performed in front of millions of fans, received numerous awards (including four Grammy nominations), and recorded and released 11 studio albums. Rzeznik has also been honored with the Songwriters Hall of Fame Hal David Starlight Award.