Big Bon Jovi Shows In China

Bon Jovi is checking another country of its never-played list. Following Tuesday’s news that the New Jersey rock band had booked its first show in Israel, the band announced three nights in China.

Jon Bon Jovi and the guys are headed to some major venues for their big China debut, with one performance at the 18,000-capacity Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai and two nights at the 15,000-capacity Cotai Arena At The Venetian in Macau.

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Honda Center, Anaheim, Calif.

 Earlier this week the band revealed that it was headed to Malaysia for its first show since 1995 and Abu Dhabi for its first gig since 2008.

With more dates to come, here’s how the fall schedule looks today:

Sept. 14 – Shanghai, China, Mercedes-Benz Arena 
Sept. 19 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Stadium Merdeka       
Sept. 20 – Singapore, Singapore, Marina Bay Circuit (Fomula 1 Singtel Singapore Grand Prix)    
Sept. 25 – Macau, China, Cotai Arena At The Venetian     
Sept. 26 – Macau, China, Cotai Arena At The Venetian
Oct. 1 – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, du Arena        
Oct. 3 – Tel Aviv, Israel, Hayarkon Park

The band says details about the Backstage with JBJ fan club presale will be added soon. Public onsales for China begin June 16. Visit for more information.