AC/DC In North America

Fresh from rockin’ the Grammys, AC/DC reveals its North American tour, a 13-city stadium blitz beginning on the East Coast in late August.  Ticket sales commence next week.

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Angus Young and Brian Johnson, 57th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.

Up until now the only U.S. shows scheduled for Australia’s most awesome rock band were the twin weekends Angus Young & Co. will appear at Coachella – April 10 & 17.  AC/DC’s Euro tour begins in early May and doesn’t wrap until late July.  North America follows.

Chris Slade, who played drums in AC/DC from 1989 to 1994, will resume his duties while Phil Rudd addresses his legal problems in New Zealand where prosecutors claim he threatened a man who had worked for him.

Here are the AC/DC dates you are looking for:

Aug. 22 – Foxboro, Mass., Gillette Stadium
Aug. 26 – East Rutherford, N.J., MetLife Stadium
Aug. 28 – Quebec City, Quebec, Plains Of Abraham
Aug. 31 – Montreal, Quebec, Olympic Stadium
Sept. 3 – Ottawa, Ontario, TD Place – Stadium
Sept. 5 – Moncton, New Brunswick, Magnetic Hill Festival Grounds
Sept. 8 – Detroit, Mich., Ford Field
Sept. 10 – Toronto, Ontario, Downsview Park
Sept. 15 – Chicago, Ill., Wrigley Field
Sept. 20 – Edmonton, Alberta, Commonwealth Stadium
Sept. 22 – Vancouver, British Columbia, BC Place
Sept. 25 – San Francisco, Calif., AT&T Park
Sept. 28 – Los Angeles, Calif., Dodger Stadium

Onsales for most shows begin Feb. 16. Tickets for San Francisco go on sale Feb. 15.  Visit for more information.