Stevie Nicks And The Pretenders Announce 2016 Tour Dates

September 7, 2016
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Grab your shawls and get ready to rock! In support of her solo album 24 Karat Gold - Songs From the VaultStevie Nicks will be going out on a North American tour and she's bringing The Pretenders with her. 24 Karat Gold is a collection of re-recorded songs that went unreleased so late as 1969.

"I just woke up one morning and said, 'I have two years off before Fleetwood Mac comes knocking on my door. Why would I want to sit around and do nothing?'" Nicks told The New York Times.

Similarly, Pretenders frontwoman Chrissie Hyde released a solo album of her own, Stockholm in 2014.

Starting on October 25th, this will be Nicks' first time out on the road as a solo artist since Fleetwood Mac wrapped up their latest tour in November 2015. Her last tour as a solo artist was back in 2011 when she went out on tour in support of her previous solo album, In Your Dreams.

"Fleetwood Mac is a team," Nicks told The New York Times. "When you're on a team everybody has the same vote - except in this particular team Lindsey [Buckingham] has a little bit of a stronger vote than anybody else. I love being part of a team. We argue all the time, but we always have. In my band, there is no arguing. I am the boss. My solo career is probably the reason Fleetwood Mac is still tougher in 2016, because I was always happy to leave Fleetwood Mac, and I was always happy to come back too."

Tickets go out on sale Monday, September 12th.

Stevie Nicks and The Pretenders 2016 Tour Dates

10/25 - Phoenix, AZ - Talking Stick Resort Arena
10/27 - Denver, CO - Pepsi Center
10/29 - Houston, TX - Toyota Center
10/30 - Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center
11/2 - Tampa, FL - Arena
11/4 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL - BB&T Center
11/6 - Atlanta, GA - Phillips Arena
11/7 - Nashville, TN - Bridgestone Arena
11/10 - Charlotte, NC - Time Warner Cable Arena
11/12 - Columbia, SC - Colonial Life Arena
11/14 - Washington DC - Verizon Center
11/15 - Boston, MA - TD Garden
11/19 - Bethlehem, PA - Sands Bethlehem Event Center
11/20 - Philadelphia - Wells Fargo Conter
11/23 - Grand Rapids, MI - Van Andel Arena
11/25 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena
11/27 - Detroit, MI - The Palace of Auburn Hills
11/29 - Toronto, ON - Air Canada Centre
12/1 - New Yokr City, NY
12/3 - Chicago, IL - United Center
12/5 - Lincoln, NE - Pinnacle Bank Arena
12/6 - St. Paul, MN - Xcel Energy Center
12/9 - Vancouver, BC - Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
12/11 - Seattle, WA - Key Arena
12/13 - Sacramento, CA - Golden 1 Center
12/14 - San Jose, CA - SAP Center
12/18 - Los Angeles, CA - The Forum


(source: Ultimate Classic Rock)