On January 7th, Bon Jovi’s new single “Because We Can” will be released worldwide and available for download on iTunes. “Because We Can” is the lead single from the upcoming Bon Jovi album ‘What About Now’, due out in early 2013. Look for Jon Bon Jovi as a guest on CBS’s Late Night With David Letterman, on Thursday, December 20th to talk about the upcoming tour, new music and the experience on being part of the epic 12.12.12. Huricane Sandy benefit concert.
In the coming weeks Bon Jovi will be revealing more exclusives about the single and album that will bring the band closer to their fans than ever before, and will feature a special, never-before-seen multi-dimensional experience. Download the Bon Jovi app now at mobileroadie.com/apps/bonjovi to unlock a whole new world of Bon Jovi!
‘Bon Jovi Inside Out’, a concert documentary that premiered in movies theaters in late November, is also available through iTunes. Recorded during a handful of sold-out shows at colossal venues — Madison Square Garden, London’s O2 Arena, and the grand opening of New Jersey’s New Meadowlands Stadium — ‘Bon Jovi Inside Out’ finds the band tearing through a set of handpicked fan favorites. The tunes encompass Bon Jovi’s career but offer a heavy dose of ‘Slippery When Wet’ sing-alongs like “Livin’ on a Prayer” and “Wanted Dead or Alive”.
Jon Bon Jovi is finishing 2012 on a high note as his song ‘Not Running Anymore’ has just received a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Original Song. The track appears in the upcoming Al Pacino-Christopher Walken comedy ‘Stand Up Guys,’ which is expected in select theaters in the coming weeks, with a wider release on Jan. 11th. Bon Jovi has a history with the Golden Globes, previously winning a statue in 1991 for Best Original Song with his ‘Young Guns II’ movie theme ‘Blaze of Glory.’
The singer’s competition includes Adele‘s ‘Skyfall‘ title track, Taylor Swift‘s ‘Safe & Sound’ from ‘The Hunger Games,’ the Keith Urban-penned ‘For You’ from ‘Act of Valor‘ and ‘Suddenly’ from the movie musical ‘Les Miserables.’
Bon Jovi have announced the first set of US dates, taking them from coast to coast on their Because We Can – The Tour. The tour will kick off in Uncasville, CT on February 9th, treating fans to one-night-only performances in US arenas nationwide, plus multiple stadium shows including a two-night stand at MetLife Stadium in the band’s home state of New Jersey.
Ensuring that there is truly something for every fan, Bon Jovi is offering a wide range of ticket options, starting at $19.50 (plus service charges). Visit BonJovi.com for up-to-date information. #BecauseWeCan
“As AEG Live embarks on its fourth collaboration with one of today’s greatest original rock bands, it is no surprise that they are going to sell out stadiums and arenas around the globe, since Bon Jovi has consistently delivered the goods to their hardcore and new fans alike,” said Randy Phillips, President & CEO of AEG Live. “‘Because We Can – The Tour’ will again showcase Bon Jovi’s immense catalog of hits and some incredible new music from the forthcoming What About Now album and the signature state-of-the-art production that have become the hallmarks of Bon Jovi tours.”
Overwhelming demand for the band’s previously announced Canadian dates has already led to second shows in Montreal and Toronto, and Bon Jovi has plenty more in store. The band will expand their current tour schedule with additional North American dates including Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA; Ford Field in Detroit, MI, and many more.
The tour, promoted by AEG Live in the US, Canada and the UK, will debut brand new songs from Bon Jovi’s upcoming album. What About Now, to be released in spring 2013, loading even more ammunition into the band’s huge arsenal of hits. The group’s return to the road in 2013 will launch the latest chapter in an ongoing blockbuster run which has already secured Bon Jovi’s status as the essential live rock band – having performed more than 2,700 concerts in over 50 countries for more than 35 million fans. Because We Can – The Tour will make its way across the globe with dates in Europe, the Far East, Africa, Latin America and Australia.
North American dates:
Feb. 9 – Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun
10 – Washington DC – Verizon Center
13 – Montreal, QC – Bell Centre
14 – Montreal, QC – Bell Centre
17 – Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre
18 – Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre
20 – Kanata, ON – Scotiabank Place
21 – Pittsburgh, PA – Consol Energy Center
27 – Atlanta, GA – Philips Arena
Mar. 1 – Tampa, FL – Tampa Bay Times Forum
2 – Sunrise, FL – BB&T Center
5 – Charlotte, NC – Time Warner Cable Arena
6 – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
9 – Cleveland, OH – Quicken Loans Arena
10 – Columbus, OH – Nationwide Arena
13 – St. Louis, MO – Scottrade Center
14 – Louisville, KY – KFC Yum! Center
16 – Oklahoma City, OK – Chesapeake Energy Arena
17 – Lubbock, TX – United Spirit Arena
Apr. 2 – Calgary, AB – Scotiabank Saddledome
3 – Edmonton, AB – Rexall Place
5 – Winnipeg, MB – MTS Centre
7 – St. Paul, MN – Xcel Energy Center
10 – Austin, TX – Frank Erwin Center
11 – Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center
13 – Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center
14 – Des Moines, IA – Wells Fargo Arena
16 – Denver, CO – Pepsi Center
17 – Salt Lake City, UT – EnergySolutions Arena
19 – Los Angeles, CA – Staples Center
20 – Las Vegas, NV – MGM Grand Garden Arena
23 – Glendale, AZ – Jobing.com Arena
25 – San Jose, CA – HP Pavilion