ALICE IN CHAINS & BREAKING BENJAMIN
ANNOUNCE 2022 TOUR KICKING OFF THIS SUMMER
Featuring Special Guest Bush
Monday, August 22
American Family Insurance Amphitheater
Tickets On Sale Starting Friday, March 11th at 10 AM Local on Ticketmaster.com
WHO: Alice In Chains & Breaking Benjamin with special guest Bush
WHAT: Iconic American rock bands Alice In Chains and Breaking Benjamin come together for the ﬁrst time for a co-headlining tour with special guests Bush to put on an incredible night of rock across the country, making it one of the hottest tours of the summer. Produced by Live Nation, the 30-city tour kicks oﬀ on August 10th at The Pavilion at Star Lake in Burgettstown, PA, winds across the U.S. in Camden NJ, Milwaukee on August 22, 2022 at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater, Salt Lake City, Dallas, Seattle, Irvine, CA and more before wrapping up in Mansﬁeld at the Xﬁnity Center on October 8th.
With over 30 years behind them and 30 million records sold, the upcoming tour marks Alice In Chains’ ﬁrst tour dates in nearly three years. The band will be playing iconic songs from their classic albums like Dirt and Facelift as well as fan favorites from their more recent releases Rainier Fog and Black Gives Way To Blue. Alice In Chains were honored in December 2020 with the Museum of Pop’s annual Founders Award. The celebration was streamed worldwide, viewed well over 1 million times, and oﬀered fans a chance to see acoustic performances from Alice In Chains, as well as covers from musicians and friends of the band.
Sean Kinney, founding member and drummer for Alice In Chains said about the tour, "We're looking forward to ﬁnally hitting the road again this summer. It’s been too long and we can’t wait to get outdoors and share a night of music with our fans again.”
Alongside Alice In Chains, Breaking Benjamin are looking forward to performing live, coming oﬀ of a pair of successful tours in Fall 2021. Their most recent work, Aurora was released in January of 2020. Comprised of reimagined versions from their critically acclaimed catalog, Aurora quickly became a fan favorite and featured the brand new, “Far Away.” As always, the band will be performing a set chock full of hits all summer long.
Ben Burnley of Breaking Benjamin says, "We are so extremely excited to be hitting the road with Alice In Chains and Bush. It’s such an honor to share the stage with such amazing bands that we grew up listening to and have inﬂuenced us so very much! We can’t wait to see you all out there!!”
TICKETS: Tickets On Sale Starting Friday, March 11th at 10 AM Local on Ticketmaster.com and in person at the Box Office.
Wed Aug 10 – Burgettstown, PA – The Pavilion at Star Lake
Thu Aug 11 – Camden, NJ – Waterfront Music Pavilion
Sat Aug 13 – Syracuse, NY – St. Joseph's Health Amphitheater at Lakeview Sun Aug 14 – Wantagh, NY – Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
Tue Aug 16 – Clarkston, MI – Pine Knob Music Theatre
Wed Aug 17 – Noblesville, IN – Ruoﬀ Music Center
Sat Aug 20 – Council Bluﬀs, IA – Westfair Amphitheater^^
Mon Aug 22 – Milwaukee, WI – American Family Insurance Amphitheater Wed Aug 24 – Tinley Park, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - Chicago, IL Sat Aug 27 - Englewood, CO - Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre^^
Mon Aug 29 – Salt Lake City, UT – USANA Amphitheatre
Wed Aug 31 – Bend, OR – Hayden Homes Amphitheater
Fri Sep 2 – Ridgeﬁeld, WA – RV Inn Style Resorts Amphitheater
Mon Sep 5 – Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre
Wed Sep 7 – Wheatland, CA – Toyota Amphitheatre
Thu Sep 8 – Irvine, CA – FivePoint Amphitheatre
Sat Sep 10 – Phoenix, AZ – Ak-Chin Pavilion
Sun Sep 11 – Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheater
Wed Sep 14 – Del Valle, TX – Germania Insurance Amphitheater
Fri Sep 16 – Dallas, TX – Dos Equis Pavilion**
Sat Sep 17 – Houston, TX – The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman**
Tue Sep 20 – Rogers, AR – Walmart AMP
Wed Sep 21 – Maryland Heights, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - St. Louis, MO
Tue Sep 27 – Raleigh, NC – Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
Wed Sep 28 – Alpharetta, GA – Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
Fri Sep 30 – Tampa, FL – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre at the FL State Fairgrounds
Sat Oct 1 – West Palm Beach, FL – iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre
Tue Oct 4 – Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilio
Wed Oct 5 – Bristow, VA – Jiﬀy Lube Live
Sat Oct 8 – Mansﬁeld, MA – Xﬁnity Center
**Bush not appearing
^^not produced by Live Nation
About Alice In Chains
Over the course of their remarkable career, ALICE IN CHAINS (vocalist/guitarist Jerry Cantrell, drummer Sean Kinney, bassist Mike Inez and vocalist/guitarist William DuVall) have garnered multiple Grammy nominations, sold more than 30 million albums worldwide, and amassed a diehard international fanbase whose members number in the millions. Their discography features some of the biggest and most important albums in rock history, including 1992’s quadruple-platinum-certiﬁed “DIRT,” 1994’s triple-platinum-certiﬁed EP JAR OF FLIES, which was the ﬁrst EP in music history to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 and 1995’s self-titled double-platinum-certiﬁed ALICE IN CHAINS, which also entered the Billboard Top 200 at No. 1. They returned in grand style in 2009 with the critically acclaimed BLACK GIVES WAY TO BLUE, which hit No. 1 across the rock and alternative charts, earned a Grammy nomination, was certiﬁed Gold and hailed by Vice as “a record that’s as powerful as anything the band has done.” The band’s latest album released in 2018, RAINIER FOG, hit No. 1 across Billboard’s Rock, Alternative and Hard Music Charts and No. 1 on the iTunes Rock Album Chart and earned them a Grammy nod for “Best Rock Album.” ALICE IN CHAINS remains one of the most successful and inﬂuential American rock bands of all time.
About Breaking Benjamin
Breaking Benjamin are no strangers to the upper echelons of the rock charts. Since bursting onto the scene with2002’s Saturate, the band has amassed an impressive string of mainstream rock radio hits, with ten songs hitting #1, numerous platinum and multi-platinum songs and albums, 8.5 billion combined streams worldwide and a social imprint of over 6.5 million -- a testament to the band’s global inﬂuence and loyal fan base. Their most recent release, AURORA, gave Breaking Benjamin their 10th #1 song at rock radio with “Far Away ft. Scooter Ward.” Breaking Benjamin’s last studio album, EMBER debuted at #3 on the Billboard Top 200 and marked the multiplatinum band’s fourth Top 5 debut on the Billboard Top 200, following 2015’s #1 debut for DARK BEFORE DAWN (Gold), 2009’s DEAR AGONY (Platinum) at #4 and 2006’s PHOBIA (Platinum) at #2. EMBER spun oﬀ two #1 hits at Active Rock Radio with “Red Cold River” and “Torn in Two.” AURORA and EMBER charted Top 10 across numerous countries worldwide and topping #1 charts across multiple genres, including Top Alternative Albums, Top Rock Albums, Top Hard Rock Albums and Top Digital Albums. For more information, check out the band’s website. https://breakingbenjamin.com
With a discography that includes such seminal rock albums as 1994’s 6x platinum-selling SIXTEEN STONE, ‘96’s triple-platinum-selling RAZORBLADE SUITCASE and‘99’s platinum-selling THE SCIENCE OF THINGS, BUSH has sold over 20 million records in the U.S. and Canada alone. They’ve also compiled an amazing string of 23 consecutive Top 40 hit singles on the Modern Rock and Mainstream Rock charts. Eleven of those hit theTop5, six of which shot to No. 1: “Comedown,” “Glycerine,” “Machinehead,” “Swallowed,” “The Chemicals Between Us'' and “The Sound of Winter.” The lattermade rock radio history as the ﬁrst self-released song ever to hit No. 1 at Alternative Radio, where it spent 6 weeks perched atop the charts top spot. The song appeared on 2011’s “comeback album, ”THE SEA OF MEMORIES, which was BUSH’s ﬁrst studio album in ten years.That yearBillboardran a story about the band under the headline, “Like They Never Left” – a ﬁtting title as the multi-platinum quartet (vocalist/songwriter/guitarist Gavin Rossdale, guitarist Chris Traynor, bassist Corey Britz and drummer Nik Hughes) promptly picked up where they left oﬀ. They’ve continued to dominate rock radio and play sold-out shows to audiences around the world ever since.Their latest albumThe Kingdom followed 2017’s Black And White Rainbows, which People magazine hailed as “a triumphant return.”
About FPC Live
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About American Family Insurance Amphitheater
The American Family Insurance Amphitheater is located in downtown Milwaukee, WI on the shores of Lake Michigan and offers incredible views of the city skyline. The venue recently completed a $51.3 million-dollar renovation, transforming the premier music venue into a world-class music experience for both fans and performers, featuring enhanced production capabilities, increased accessibility, a new seating bowl configuration with improved sightlines, expanded concourses, and more. Originally built in 1987, the venue has hosted legendary artists such as The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars, Kenny Chesney, Dave Mathews Band, Metallica, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers and Pearl Jam, and hundreds more. Concerts are promoted between May – October annually by Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. and FPC Live. The building is also available for a variety of private events. In 2021, the Amphitheater earned recognition as the “Best in Show” by the Daily Reporter and “Best in State” by ACEC Wisconsin. For more details, visit AmFamAmp.com, Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram at @AmFamAmp.