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April 11, 2006



Below is a PRESS RELEASE issued by the band's record label after the two incredible shows in Tokyo over the weekend. All the other record label offices around the world now get to share this around the globe. We thought you'd like to read it as well:

BON JOVI KICKS OFF their Japanese leg of the滴AVE A NICE DAY� stadium TOUR With Two sold out nights AT THE TOKYO DOME


(April 8, 2006 Tokyo, Japan) 50,000 eager fans enter the sold out Tokyo Dome, while hundreds of fans wait outside hoping an extra ticket will come their way. Bon Jovi has landed and is about to rock Japan!

Legendary Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora walks on stage, his broken arm taped up to as a temproary sling, and the Tokyo Dome roars! Sambora proceeds to tough it out through a full 2 hour show without missing a chord.

Multi million selling rock giants Bon Jovi have officially kicked off the 滴AVE A NICE DAY� Japanese tour. Bon Jovi have sold out over 10 shows at the Tokyo Dome in their career. The tour is named after Bon Jovi痴 current critically acclaimed album which hit # 1 in Japan and debuted at the top of the charts in many countries all over the world. The tour will hit Domes in Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka, and Sapporo. Sambora plans on playing all the Japan tour dates, despite his injury.

The Japanese shows follow two sold out US tour legs and a host of television performances. To date, Bon Jovi have sold more than 100 million albums worldwide and performed over 2,500 shows in 50 countries for more than 32 million people.

In May and June, thousands more fans in Europe and the UK will have a chance to see what all the excitment is about!

Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan
Sat, April 8th 2006

Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan
Sun, April 9th 2006

Nagoya Dome, Nagoya, Japan
Weds, April 12th 2006

Osaka Dome, Osaka, Japan
Fri, April 14th, 2006

Osaka Dome, Osaka, Japan

Sat, April 15th, 2006

Sapporo Dome, Sapporo, Japan
Tue, April 18th 2006

LTU Stadium, Dusseldorf, Germany
Sat, May, 13, 2006

Stadion, Linz, Austria
Mon, May 15, 2006

Schlotzplatz, Koblenz, Germany
Wed, May 17, 2006

Croke Park, Dublin, Ireland
Sat, May 20, 2006

Hessentag, Hessisch Lichtenau, Germany
Wed, May 24, 2006

Goffertpark, Nijmegen, Holland
Thu, May 25, 2006

Canninstatter Wasen, Stuttgard, Germany
Sat, May, 27, 2006

Olympic Stadium, Munich Germany
Sun, May 28, 2006

Innsbruck, Austria
Tue, May 30, 2006

Stade De Suisse, Bern, Switzerland
Wed, May 31, 2006

Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland
Sat, Jun 3, 2006

City of Manchester Stadium, Manchester, England
Sun, Jun 4, 2006

Ricoh Stadium, Coventry, England
Wed, Jun 7, 2006

St. Mary痴 Stadium, Southampton, England
Fri, Jun 9, 2006

National Bowl, Milton Keynes, England
Sat, Jun 10, 2006

National Bowl, Milton Keynes, England
Sun, Jun 11, 2006

Posted by riesambo at April 11, 2006 07:24 AM