KISS Rocking Europe 2017

Pucker up because KISS has new tour dates! Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Eric Singer and Tommy Thayer are headed to Europe in May for an excursion that includes gigs in Russia, Sweden, Germany and the U.K.

As always, KISS promises to deliver “the greatest show on earth”!

If you’ve never had the pleasure of experiencing a KISS concert for yourself, here’s a hint at what you can expect.

The Morning Call’s John J. Moser reviewed the band’s Sept. 1 gig in Allentown, Pa., writing, “Its 97 minutes was filled with blood spitting, fire breathing, members flying, drum sets levitating, smoke, sparks, explosions and the biggest confetti shower the Lehigh Valley has likely seen. And, oh, yeah, music.”

Moser adds that the setlist featured the hits that fans expected along with “some surprisingly good choices of lesser-known songs. But what made the show most successful was that KISS, now more than 40 years into its career, seemed enthusiastic about performing all of that.”

Photo: Jim Hill
Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, Mich.

KISS kicks off its 2017 schedule with a Feb. 24 gig in Thackerville, Okla., and a Feb. 25 headline appearance at the New Orleans Mardi Gras shindig known as “Krewe of Endymion Parade & Extravaganza.” Here’s the plan for Europe:

May 1 – Moscow, Russia, Olympic Stadium
May 4 – Helsinki, Finland, Hartwall Arena
May 6 – Stockholm, Sweden, Tele2 Arena
May 7 – Oslo, Norway, Oslo Spektrum Arena ANS
May 9 – Horsens, Denmark, CASA Arena Horsens
May 10 – Goteborg, Sweden, Scandinavium
May 12 – Dortmund, Germany, Westfallenhalle
May 13 – Stuttgart, Germany, Hanns Martin Schleyer Halle
May 15 – Torino, Italy, Pala Alpitour
May 16 – Bologna, Italy, Unipol Arena
May 18 – Munich, Germany, Olympic Hall
May 20 – Brno, Czech Republic, BVV
May 21 – Vienna, Austria, Wiener Stadthalle
May 23 – Frankfurt, Germany, Festhalle – Messe Frankfurt
May 24 – Rotterdam, Netherlands, Ahoy Rotterdam
May 27 – Glasgow, Scotland, The SSE Hydro           
May 28 – Birmingham, England, Barclaycard Arena            
May 30 – Manchester, England, Manchester Arena
May 31 – London, England, The O2 – London                     

Presales for select dates are ongoing. General onsales start Dec. 2. Visit for more information.