The Eagles are celebrating their timeless 1976 album Hotel California with a special tour, originally scheduled for 2020 and postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The band will play the massively successful album live in its entirety for each tour date. The group, featuring new members Deacon Frey and Vince Gill along with Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit, will hit the road in August and September for newly scheduled appearances in New York City, Boston and Washington D.C.
Ten dates took place in early 2020, before larger tours came to a halt in mid-March due to coronavirus precautions: three-night stands in Atlanta (Feb. 7, 8 and 11), New York City (Feb. 14, 15 and 18) plus double-headers in Dallas (Feb. 29 and March 1) and Houston (March 6-7).
Hotel California, one of the highest selling albums of all time, is the fifth studio album by The Eagles. The album featured "New Kid in Town," written by J.D. Souther, Don Henley and the late Glenn Frey, "Life in the Fast Lane" and the No. 1 hit title track.
The Eagles formed in Los Angeles, Calif. in 1971. The founding members of the band were Henley, Frey, Bernie Leadon and Randy Meisner. The band's 1972 debut self-titled album spawned the hits "Peaceful Easy Feeling," "Witchy Woman" and "Take it Easy."
The band has sold more than 200 million records, making them one of the best-selling acts in the world.
Following the death of Glenn Frey in 2016, Gill and Frey's son Deacon joined the band.
The Eagles Hotel California 2021 Tour:
August 22 - New York, NY - Madison Square Garden
August 24 - New York, NY - Madison Square Garden
August 27 - Boston, Ma. - TD Garden
August 28 - Boston, Ma. - TD Garden
August 31 - Washington, D.C. - Capital One Arena
September 1 - Washington, D.C. - Capital One Arena
September 16 - Denver, Co. - Pepsi Center
September 18 - Denver, Co. - Pepsi Center
September 21 - Dallas, Texas - American Airlines Center
September 24 - Phoenix, Az. - Talking Stick Resort Arena
September 25 - Phoenix, Az. - Talking Stick Resort Arena
October 1 - St. Paul, Mn. - Xcel Energy Center
October 2 - St. Paul, Mn. - Xcel Energy Center
October 15 - Los Angeles, Ca - The Forum
October 16 - Los Angeles, Ca. - The Forum
October 19 - Los Angeles, Ca. - The Forum
October 22 - San Francisco, Ca. - Chase Center
October 23 - San Francisco, Ca. - Chase Center
This post was originally published on Oct. 8, 2019. It has been updated to reflect rescheduled and new tour dates.