Reunited with Tom DeLonge, Blink-182 performs at Hersheypark Stadium on May 27 with Turnstile
From a press release:
Today, multi-platinum pop punk trio Blink-182 has announced their biggest tour ever, a colossal global outing with Mark Hoppus, Tom DeLonge, and Travis Barker reuniting for the first time in nearly 10 years.
Produced by Live Nation, the worldwide trek includes their first-ever performances in Latin America, along with stops in North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand starting in March of 2023 and running through February of 2024. It comes to Hersheypark Stadium (100 West Hersheypark Dr., Hershey) on Saturday, May 27, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. with hardcore punk band Turnstile.
This is the first concert announced in the stadium’s 2023 summer lineup. Tickets go on sale to the general public next Monday, Oct. 17 at 10 a.m. at ticketmaster.com and hersheyentertainment.com.
The award-winning band will also drop their new single “Edging” this Friday, Oct. 14, marking the first time in a decade that Hoppus (bass, vocals), DeLonge (guitar, vocals), and Barker (drums) have been in the studio together. From 2015 through 2022, Alkaline Trio frontman Matt Skiba served as the guitarist and co-lead vocalist of the group.
The new tour features multiple festival appearances in the U.S. and Latin America, including Lollapalooza alongside co-headliners Billie Eilish and Drake and the 2023 edition of When We Were Young with Green Day, among others.
Since their humble beginnings nearly 30 years ago when they started playing in a San Diego garage, Blink-182 has sold over 50 million albums worldwide and rocked audiences from Adelaide to Zurich, becoming one of the defining rock bands of their generation. According to the New York Times, “No punk band of the 1990s has been more influential than Blink-182.”
While they have already racked up more than their fair share of platinum records and blockbuster singles like “All the Small Things,” “What’s My Age Again?,” “Dammit,” and “I Miss You,” they are looking forward to their 10th studio album. With Delonge back after nearly a decade, fans can expect that electric on-stage magic that the trio has delivered over the years. With their new album due in 2023, Blink-182 is stoked to be facing their future together.
See NEPA Scene’s review and photos of the previous Blink-182 lineup performing in Scranton in 2016 here and photos from their set at the 2019 Vans Warped Tour here.