Bon Jovi's 2010 performances at the new Giants Stadium in the Meadowlands will serve as a homecoming to one of New Jersey's most appreciated bands. On Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009, Bon Jovi announced their latest world tour for 2010 and 2011 by addressing the media and giving fans a preview of their latest tour, with a short performance. "The Circle World Tour" will include two stops in New Jersey.
The two performances by Bon Jovi will be the first concerts at the new home of the New York Giants and New York Jets. Fans are already waiting for the moment the tickets go on sale to be part of Giant Stadium history. The tickets will be available for purchase on Halloween, Oct. 31, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
Bon Jovi's first stop in North America will be in Seattle on February 19th, 2010. The tour will then be followed by 134 more stops worldwide. In the Summer of 2010, Bon Jovi will have a few concerts at London's O2 Arena. The O2 Arena is the same place that Michael Jackson was set to kick-start his "This Is It Tour."
"The Circle", Bon Jovi's latest album, is set to hit stores on November 10th. The album is set to give fans are more familiar look of Bon Jovi. The new album will return to the familiar hard rock tunes that helped Bon Jovi rise to fame.The band suddenly was more focused on making country-like music during the last few years.
During Thursday's press conference, Bon Jovi played a short set of songs for fans present and several construction workers for the new stadium. There were about 5,000 people present at the press conference and definitely more than that amount will be present at the actual concerts.
Bon Jovi's first single off the "The Circle" is "We Weren't Born to Follow." The song is already popular on on-line music stores like iTunes and Rhapsody. It has also been part of the 2009 MLB Playoffs as television stations like Fox and TBS air the song to highlights of the day's games.
Bon Jovi's official website has already posted its tour dates on their official website.
Fans all around the world have their calendars set for when Bon Jovi comes to them. It's going to be a long but entertaining journey for Bon Jovi, but definitely one that fans will enjoy.