Joan Jett & The Blackhearts will serve as special guests
Bryan Adams is returning to the road this summer. The rock icon announced his So Happy It Hurts Tour with iconic group Joan Jett and The Blackhearts on last night’s episode of The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. The trek will hit 26 cities across the U.S. this summer, with stops in New York, Boston, Tampa, Denver, Phoenix, San Francisco and more. The run kicks off on Tuesday, June 6 in Baltimore at CFG Bank Arena and wraps on Thursday, August 3 in Seattle at Climate Pledge Arena.
The upcoming tour is in support of Adams’ fifteenth studio album So Happy It Hurts, which was released March 11, 2022 via BMG. Tickets go on sale starting Friday, February 3 at 12 p.m. local time. Check your local event listings on ticketmaster.com for more information.
Adams recently nabbed his first GRAMMY® nomination in over two decades. He took home the hardware in 1992 for his hit single “Everything I Do (I Do It For You).” His last nomination came in 1998. This year his up for Best Rock Performance for “So Happy It Hurts.”
On January 18, Adams revealed two brand new live music videos for his hit tracks “I’m Ready” and “Cuts Like a Knife.” The latter is the title track of his seminal 1983 album, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. To commemorate the milestone, Adams recored the album live at the historic Royal Albert Hall in London on May 11, 2022.
The full album arrives on streaming services on February 3. Produced by Jeremy Axis, the outing features Keith Scott on guitar, Pat Steward on drums, Sol Walker on bass and Gary Breit on keyboard. The music videos were directed by Adams alongside Dick Carruthers.
Throughout his career, Adams has amassed 20 Juno Awards. In 1992, his ballad “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You” garnered the GRAMMY® Award for Best Song Written For A Motion Picture, Television, or Other Visual Media. In 2006, Adams was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. In 2011, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Tuesday, June 6 – Baltimore, MD – CFG Bank Arena
Wednesday, June 7 – Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center
Friday, June 9 – New York City, NY – Madison Square Garden
Saturday, June 10 – Boston, MA – TD Garden
Sunday, June 11 – Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun Arena
Tuesday, June 13 – Buffalo, NY – KeyBank Center
Wednesday, June 14 – Detroit, MI – Little Caesars Arena
Thursday, June 15 – Cleveland, OH – Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Saturday, June 17 – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
Sunday, June 18 – Duluth, GA – Gas South Arena
Tuesday, June 20 – Hollywood, FL – Hard Rock Live
Wednesday, June 21 – Tampa, FL – Amalie Arena
Wednesday, June 28 – Sugar Land, TX – Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land
Thursday, June 29 – Fort Worth, TX – Dickies Arena
Saturday, July 1 – St. Louis, MO – Enterprise Center
Sunday, July 2 – Rosemont, IL – Allstate Arena
Monday, July 3 – St. Paul, MN – Xcel Energy Center
Thursday, July 6 – Denver, CO – Ball Arena
Friday, July 7 – Salt Lake City, UT – Maverik Center
Tuesday, July 25 – Phoenix, AZ – Footprint Center
Wednesday, July 26 – San Diego, CA – Viejas Arena
Friday, July 28 – Palm Springs, CA – Acrisure Arena
Saturday, July 29 – Los Angeles, CA – Kia Forum
Sunday, July 30 – San Francisco, CA – Chase Center
Wednesday, August 2 – Portland, OR – Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Thursday, August 3 – Seattle, WA – Climate Pledge Arena