Summer Fun With Rick Springfield, Loverboy & The Romantics

Rick Springfield fans, get ready to have “Turn Me Loose” and “What I Like About You” stuck in your heads. The Australian singer/songwriter/actor/author is bringing Loverboy and The Romantics on the road as his special guests this summer.

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Chastain Park Amphitheatre, Atlanta, Ga.

The outing begins Aug. 29 in Atlanta with a gig at the Chastain Park Amphitheatre and wraps Sept. 23 at the Oklahoma City Zoo Amphitheatre. The tour includes stops in Raleigh, N.C.; Chicago; Cleveland; Westbury, N.Y.; Cincinnati; and The Woodlands, Texas.

But first Springfield has a run of previously announced dates to play including several “Stripped Down” shows, a couple of full band gigs and festival appearances at Parker Days Festival in Parker, Colo., and Country Rock & Rewind Festival in Hershey, Pa.

The Stripped Down shows are intimate solo performances that feature interactive multimedia and storytelling.   

Here’s the routing for Springfield’s tour with Loverboy and The Romantics:

Aug. 29 – Atlanta, Ga., Chastain Park Amphitheatre
Aug. 30 – Saint Augustine, Fla., St. Augustine Amphitheatre
Sept. 2 – Hollywood, Fla., Hard Rock Live  
Sept. 4 – Raleigh, N.C., Red Hat Amphitheater       
Sept. 5 – Charlotte, N.C., Uptown Amphitheatre At The NC Music Factory
Sept. 10 – Chicago, Ill., FirstMerit Bank Pavilion @ Northerly Island
Sept. 11 – Cleveland, Ohio, Jacobs Pavilion At Nautica      
Sept. 12 – Atlantic City, N.J., Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa / Event Ctr.    
Sept. 13 – Holmdel, N.J., PNC Bank Arts Center    
Sept. 16 – Westbury, N.Y., NYCB Theatre At Westbury
Sept. 17 – Bethlehem, Pa., Sands Bethlehem Event Center
Sept. 18 – Sterling Heights, Mich., Freedom Hill Amphitheatre      
Sept. 20 – Cincinnati, Ohio, PNC Pavilion At Riverbend    
Sept. 22 – The Woodlands, Texas, The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion   
Sept. 23 – Oklahoma City, Okla., Oklahoma City Zoo Amphitheatre

Before we get to the ticket info, we should remind you that “Turn Me Loose” was once used in the greatest movie chase scene.

Tickets for Atlanta are available now. Onsales for St. Augustine, Raleigh, Charlotte, Atlantic City, Westbury and Bethlehem begin April 24. The rest of the dates go on sale May 1, with the exception of The Woodlands, which begins May 9. Visit for more information.