Journey & The Pretenders
Journey have recruited Pretenders for a mammoth, massive five-month 2020 trek that invades arenas and amphitheaters nationwide with a stop at Jones Beach on July 30, 2020. tix: http://JOURNEY.jonesbeach.com
The two bands have been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame — Journey in 2017, Pretenders in 2005 — Journey say their 2020 shows will feature their “hits from start to finish” plus a new onstage production. The band now features founding members guitarist Neal Schon and bassist Ross Valory, long-time keyboardist Jonathan Cain and drummer Steve Smith, and beloved Filipino singer Arnel Pineda.
JOURNEY — Neal Schon (founding member and lead guitarist), Ross Valory (co-founding member and bassist), longtime members Jonathan Cain (keyboardist) and Steve Smith (drummer), and Arnel Pineda (lead singer) — have announced an extensive North American tour in 2020 with THE PRETENDERS that will feature all new production and hits from start to finish… Fans can expect to hear iconic JOURNEY classics such as “Lights”, “Faithfully”, “Any Way You Want It”, “Open Arms”, “Wheel In The Sky”, “Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)” and the seminal “Don’t Stop Believin'”, which is the top-selling digital catalog track in history, as well as PRETENDERS’ hits such as “I’ll Stand By You”, “Back On The Chain Gang”, “Brass In Pocket”, “Don’t Get Me Wrong”, “2000 Miles”, “My City Was Gone”, “Middle Of The Road”, and many more.
JOURNEY is one of the most popular American rock bands of all time, creating some of the best-known songs in modern music. Since the group’s formation in 1973, the band has earned 19 top 40 singles and 25 gold and platinum albums and has sold nearly 100 million albums globally. Their “Greatest Hits” album is certified 15 times platinum, bringing JOURNEY into the elite club of diamond-certified award holders. The band continues to tour and record into the 21st century, performing concerts for millions of fans worldwide, and received the prestigious Billboard “Legends Of Live” touring award. 2018’s massive co-headlining tour with DEF LEPPARD was the band’s most successful tour to date, landing them in the Top 10 year-end touring chart with more than one million tickets sold. In 2017, JOURNEY was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. In March 2019, JOURNEY released a live DVD/CD set from its concert at the Budokan in Tokyo, featuring the first-ever performances of the band’s “Escape” and “Frontiers” albums in their entireties. JOURNEY received a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame, was inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall Of Fame, and is the subject of the award-winning documentary “Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey”.