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Rock Hall of Famers Rod Stewart and Cheap Trick take summer tour to Hersheypark Stadium on July 31

Rock Hall of Famers Rod Stewart and Cheap Trick take summer tour to Hersheypark Stadium on July 31
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From a press release:

Today, legendary two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-inducted singer/songwriter Rod Stewart announced details for his highly anticipated 2020 summer tour with special guests Cheap Trick, also Rock Hall of Famers.

Produced by Live Nation, the 21-city summer tour promises an unprecedented night of iconic hit songs in some of the most scenic venues across North America, kicking off July 21 in Cleveland, Ohio and wrapping in Chicago, Illinois on Sept. 5. It will stop at Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey on Friday, July 31 at 7:30 p.m.

This Friday, Jan. 10, Rod Stewart will celebrate his 75th birthday on the 10,000th episode of “Entertainment Tonight.” Fans can tune-in to “ET” on CBS to celebrate with him and hear him talk exclusively about his upcoming tour.

In addition, to coincide with his birthday, tickets for the tour are set to go on sale to the public on Jan. 10 at 10 a.m. For the Hershey show, tickets will only be available online at ticketmaster.com for the first day. After that, tickets can also be purchased at hersheyentertainment.com and the Giant Center box office (550 Hersheypark Dr., Hershey).

Rod Stewart fan club members can access a special ticket pre-sale beginning Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 10 a.m. at rodstewart.com. Cheap Trick fan club members can access a special ticket pre-sale beginning Wednesday, Jan. 8 at 10 a.m. via cheaptrick.com.

Citi is the official pre-sale credit card of the tour. As such, Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase pre-sale tickets beginning Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 10 a.m. until Thursday, Jan. 9 at 10 p.m. through citientertainment.com.

Sir Rod Stewart’s 2020 summer tour announcement follows on the heels of his triumphant and record-breaking 50th year as a solo artist, a year which closed with the release of his international chart-topping album, “You’re in My Heart: Rod Stewart with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.” The album scored Stewart his 10th No. 1 album in the U.K., where it remained for the last three weeks of 2019. It was also a No. 1 chart-topper in Ireland, Scotland, and on the U.S. Billboard Classical Albums chart and Billboard Classical Crossover Albums charts.

2019 was also a massive touring year for Stewart, who embarked on his biggest U.K. tour ever, selling out football stadiums across England and Scotland, a string of residency concerts at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, a landmark reunion set with his former bandmate Jeff Beck at the Hollywood Bowl, and closing out the year with a sold-out three-night residency at London’s O2 Arena in December.

Stewart has sold more than 250 million records worldwide during a stellar career that includes 10 No. 1 albums and 26 Top 10 singles in the U.K., plus 17 Top 10 albums and 16 Top 10 singles in the U.S. As a singer and songwriter, his hits include “Gasoline Alley,” “Every Picture Tells a Story,” “Mandolin Wind,” “You Wear It Well,” “The Killing of Georgie,” “Tonight’s the Night,” “You’re in My Heart (The Final Acclaim),” “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?,” “Young Turks,” “Forever Young,” “Hot Legs,” “Infatuation,” and the indelible “Maggie May.”

In addition to touring, his Las Vegas residency, “Rod Stewart: The Hits,” at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace has remained one of the hottest tickets and best reviewed shows since its launch in 2011. He’s earned countless of the industry’s highest awards, including two inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the ASCAP Founders Award for songwriting, New York Times bestselling author, Grammy Living Legend and, in 2016, he officially became “Sir Rod Stewart” after being knighted at Buckingham Palace for his services to music and charity.