Iron Maiden Announce Book Of Souls World Tour | Music News
Iron Maiden have announced the first nine dates for their upcoming Book of Souls World Tour. The band have released a statement on their website saying, “The Book Of Souls World Tour will open in the USA in late February for three shows, (then) in early March visiting Mexico, followed by a much anticipated first ever concert in El Salvador and a return to Costa Rica. Ed Force One (Iron Maidens plane) then proceeds into South America for concerts in Argentina, Chile and Brazil before flying back to the USA at the end of March for ten more cities covering the USA and, of course Canada in the first two weeks of April“.
“A long awaited return to Japan follows later in April, and then the band are delighted to be playing their first ever shows in China before heading to New Zealand and Australia for a comprehensive tour during the first half of May. Shows in South Africa will be the last port of call before Ed Force One heads to Europe for a very extensive tour starting in late May and finishing in early August. This will the first time Ed Force One has ever been used on any European Tour dates (other than Bruce’s Fan Club trips to shows) and will provide transport there for at least for the first few weeks“.
The dates that have been announced so far are:
April 29 – Horncastle Arena, Christchurch New Zealand
May 1 – Vector Arena, Auckland New Zealand
May 4 – Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Brisbane Australia
May 6 – Allphones Arena, Sydney Australia
May 9 – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne Australia
May 12 – Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide Australia
May 14 – Perth Arena, Perth Australia
May 18 – Grand Arena, Cape Town South Africa
May 21 – Carnival City Festival Lawns, Johannesburg South Africa
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