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September 15, 2005


For Immediate Release: BON JOVI �HAVE A NICE DAY� WORLD TOUR ANNOUNCED Tour Kicks Off with U.S. Concerts in November

LOS ANGELES � September 14, 2005 � Rock icons Bon Jovi will launch their HAVE A NICE DAY World Tour in the United States this November. The first leg of the tour, which is slated for North American cities in 2005, has been announced. This will be BON JOVI�s first tour since 2003 and will take them around the world through 2006. Concerts West, an AEG Live company, is promoting the tour internationally.

Bon Jovi�s production team is among the most visionary in the world. Continuing as pioneers in the touring industry, they are envisioning and constructing a stage production that incorporates the staging, lighting, and video elements that guarantee fans the best concert experience imaginable.

Wed. Nov 2, 2005 in Des Moines @ Wells Fargo Arena
Fri. Nov 4, 2005 in Chicago @ United Center
Tue. Nov 8, 2005 in Cleveland @ Gund Arena
Wed. Nov 9, 2005 in Columbus @ Schottenstein Center
Fri. Nov 11, 2005 in Minneapolis @ Target Center
Wed. Nov 16, 2005 in Madison @ Kohl Center
Fri. Nov 18, 2005 in Detroit @ The Palace of Auburn Hills
Sat. Nov 26, 2005 in Uncasville @ Mohegan Sun
Mon. Nov 28, 2005 in NYC @ Madison Square Garden
Tues, Nov 29, 2005 in NYC @ Madison Square Garden
Fri. Dec 2, 2005 in Philadelphia @ Wachovia Center
Sat, Dec 3, 2005 in Philadelphia @ Wachovia Center
Tue. Dec 6, 2005 in Pittsburgh @ Mellon Arena
Fri. Dec 9, 2005 in Boston @ TD Banknorth Garden
Mon. Dec 12, 2005 in Albany @ Pepsi Arena
Wed. Dec 14, 2005 in Montreal @ Bell Centre
Sat. Dec 17, 2005 in Washington DC @ MCI Center
Mon. Dec 19, 2005 in East Rutherford @ Continental Airlines Arena
Wed, Dec 21, 2005 in East Rutherford @ Continental Airlines Arena
Wed., Jan 18, 2006 in Charlotte @ Charlotte Bobcat Arena
Fri., Jan 20, 2006 in Buffalo @ HSBC Arena
Mon., Jan 23, 2006 in Toronto @Air Canada Centre

Additional dates in North American markets and around the world will be announced soon including: Dallas, Atlanta, Seattle, Portland, Milwaukee, Nashville, Houston, San Jose, Los Angeles, Phoenix, and Las Vegas to just name a few.

Ticket on-sale information will be announced locally in the coming weeks and will be available on bonjovi.aeglive.com.

To celebrate the September 20th release of their ninth studio album ìHave A Nice Dayî[Island] the band will perform the inaugural concert at the new Nokia Theatre Times Square on September 19th. The event will be one of the largest multi-media music events in history with live simulcasts beamed via Network Live to AOL Music LIVE! and XM Satellite Radio and via National CineMedia to 91 movie theatres nationwide. The event is also being webcast and simulcast into movie theatres in Canada.

About Bon Jovi: Over the last two decades, BON JOVI has earned the respect of the music industry and the loyalty of legions of fans around the globe. They have sold over 100 Million albums worldwide and, since forming in 1984, BON JOVI has performed more than 2500 concerts in 50 countries before more than 32 million people. On September 20th, BON JOVI will release their ninth studio album HAVE A NICE DAY (Island Records) and in November, they will kick off a World Tour, promoted by AEG Live/Concerts West. For more information on the BON JOVI tour, visit http://bonjovi.aeglive.com

About AEG LIVE: AEG LIVE, the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles-based AEG, is a collection of companies dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performance, touring for a variety of programming and multi-media production. AEG LIVE, the nationís second largest concert promotion and touring company, with five regional offices, is comprised of stand-alone affiliate divisions including: AEG LIVE Events, creators and producers of special events of all sizes; AEG-TV, devoted to creation and marketing of live events for television, DVD, pay-per-view, cinema and other electronic media and AEG RADIO, developers and packagers of national and regional radio programming. AEG LIVE Tours & Special Events and AEG LIVE Exhibitions, the companyís national promotion divisions are currently producing tours and productions including Celine Dion A New DayÖPresented By Chrysler now appearing at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas and the recently announced ìTutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs,î an international tour of the artifacts of King Tut. Recently promoted concert tours have included artists such as Prince, Usher, Kenny Chesney, Rod Stewart, Paul McCartney, Justin Timberlake and Christina Aguilera, Dixie Chicks, and American Idols Live. Goldenvoice, the companyís southern California-based regional promotion division created and operates the award winning annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. The company recently announced a joint venture with AOL and XM to create Network Live, a company dedicated to creating and distributing live entertainment programming through the Internet, satellite and other third party global media platforms such as VOD, wireless and HDTV. AEG LIVE is a partner with Queen Latifah and Usher in separate joint ventures which include merchandise, touring, CD and long-form DVD releases. The company operates Nokia Theatre at Grand Prairie (Texas) and will be opening Nokia Theatre Times Square, a 2,100-seat concert venue in Times Square in Fall 2005.

Posted by riesambo at September 15, 2005 10:01 AM