Billy Idol On Ice

Happy New Year to Billy Idol fans! The English rocker is starting 2015 with a pre-game performance at the New Year’s Day outdoor match between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Washington Capitols. Can’t make it to D.C.? No worries because the set is being televised.

The 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic takes place at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. Tune in to NBC to see Idol’s performance on the main stage at home plate live at 1 p.m. EST. It will also be shown on CBC and TVA.          

After the set concludes, Idol will be joined near the stage by more than 150 members of all five branches of the U.S. Armed Forces for a special salute. The members of the Armed Forces will be in the audience Thursday as honored guests of the NHL.  

Photo: dpa, Boris Roessler/AP
Performing at an open-air concert at the state festival Hessentag in Bensheim, Germany.

Idol will continuing supporting his new album when he returns to the road in late January to kick off a run of U.S. and Canada gigs. Marking his seventh studio album, Kings & Queens of the Underground was released in October. Idol’s Facebook page points out that there are a few days left to get the LP on iTunes for the special price of $7.99.

Check out Idol’s North American tour schedule below:

Jan. 21 – New Orleans, La., House Of Blues
Jan. 22 – Atlanta, Ga., The Tabernacle          
Jan. 24 – Upper Darby, Pam Tower Theatre  
Jan. 25 – Washington, D.C., Lincoln Theatre
Jan. 28 – New York, N.Y., Beacon Theatre  
Jan. 29 – Montclair, N.J., The Wellmont Theater
Jan. 31 – Boston, Mass., Orpheum Theatre   
Feb. 3 –  Montreal, Quebec, Metropolis
Feb. 4 – Toronto, Ontario, Massey Hall        
Feb. 6 – Detroit, Mich., The Fillmore Detroit
Feb. 7 – Chicago, Ill., Riviera Theatre           
Feb. 9 – Denver, Colo., Paramount Theatre  
Feb. 12 – Vancouver, British Columbia, Queen Elizabeth Theatre  
Feb. 13 – Seattle, Wash., Paramount Theatre
Feb. 15 – Oakland, Calif., Fox Theater        
Feb. 18 – Los Angeles, Calif., The Wiltern  
Feb. 19 – Los Angeles, Calif., The Wiltern  
Feb. 21 – Las Vegas, Nev., The Chelsea At The Cosmopolitan       
Feb. 22 – Santa Ana, Calif., The Observatory

Tickets are on sale now.

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