Goo Goo Dolls Embark On ‘Long Way Home’

Goo Goo Dolls is bringing special guest Phillip Phillips on tour to showcase tunes from its latest album and another forthcoming EP.

The Dolls dropped the album Boxes in 2016 and the EP You Should Be Happy comes out May 12. The new tunes include the track “So Alive.” Check out the video below. 

There is one spring performance booked in Tampa, Fla.’s, Busch Gardens on March 11. After that July 14 is the opener for the “Long Way Home” run in Mountain View, Calif. Nearly two months of dates are in the plan, finishing in Los Angeles on Sept. 13.

The group still includes original guitarist John Rzeznik and vocalist/bassist Robby Takac, and has been making music for more than 30 years.

Here is the plan:

July 14 – Mountain View, Calif., Shoreline Amphitheatre
July 15 – Las Vegas, Nev., Downtown Las Vegas Events Center
July 16 – Phoenix, Ariz., Comerica Theatre
July 18 – Englewood, Colo., Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre
July 20 – Fargo, N.D., Scheels Arena
July 21 – Council Bluffs, Iowa, Harrah’s Council Bluffs – Stir Concert Cove
July 24 – Chicago, Ill., Huntington Bank Pavilion @ Northerly Island
July 25 – Indianapolis, Ind., Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn At White River State Park
July 27 – Peoria, Ill., The Riverfront
July 28 – Appleton, Wisc., Fox Cities Stadium
July 29 – Plymouth, Minn., Hilde Performance Center
July 31 – Nashville, Tenn., Ascend Amphitheater
Aug. 2 – Huber Heights, Ohio, Rose Music Center At The Heights
Aug. 3 – Rochester, Mich., Meadow Brook Amphitheatre
Aug. 5 – Cleveland, Ohio, Jacobs Pavilion At Nautica
Aug. 6 – Philadelphia, Pa., Festival Pier
Aug. 8 – Vienna, Va., Filene Center At Wolf Trap
Aug. 9 – Uncasville, Conn., Mohegan Arena
Aug. 11 – Syracuse, N.Y., Lakeview Amphitheater
Aug. 12 – Darien Center, N.Y., Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
Aug. 13 – Wantagh, N.Y., Northwell Health At Jones Beach Theater
Aug. 15 – Boston, Mass., Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
Aug. 16 – Portland, Maine, Maine State Pier
Aug. 18 – Holmdel, N.J., PNC Bank Arts Center
Aug. 19 – Bethel, N.Y., Bethel Woods Center For The Arts
Aug. 20 – Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Aug. 22 – Baltimore, Md., Pier Six Pavilion
Aug. 23 – Raleigh, N.C., Red Hat Amphitheater
Aug. 25 – Virginia Beach, Va., Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater At Virginia Beach
Aug. 26 – Asheville, N.C., Biltmore Estate
Aug. 27 – Charlotte, N.C., Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre
Aug. 30 – Orlando, Fla., Hard Rock Cafe / Hard Rock Live
Sep. 1 – Miami, Fla., Bayfront Park Amphitheater
Sep. 2 – Jacksonville, Fla., Daily’s Place
Sep. 4 – Atlanta, Ga., Chastain Park Amphitheatre
Sep. 7 – The Woodlands, Texas, The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Sep. 10 – Albuquerque, N.M., Sandia Casino Amphitheater
Sep. 12 – San Diego, Calif., Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre
Sep. 13 – Los Angeles, Calif., Greek Theatre

Fan club and VIP tickets are available now. A Spotify presale is on March 1. The general onsale is March 3 at 10 a.m. local time.

Scott Legato /
– John Rzeznik of Goo Goo Dolls
MotorCity Casino & Hotel, Detroit, Mich.

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