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Paul Simon Announces “Homeward Bound – The Farewell Tour”

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Paul Simon. (Photo: Jessica Gilbert/Legacy Recordings)

Paul Simon. (Photo: Jessica Gilbert/Legacy Recordings)

Legendary singer-songwriter Paul Simon will embark on his farewell concert tour beginning May 16th in Vancouver at Rogers Arena. “Homeward Bound – The Farewell Tour” will include shows across North America, the United Kingdom and Europe, with Simon and his band bringing to the stage a stunning, career-spanning repertoire of timeless hits and classic songs which have permeated and influenced popular culture for generations.

Tickets will go on sale beginning February 8th at 9 a.m. in Europe and February 9th at 10 a.m. in North America and the UK. The complete tour itinerary is listed below. Go to PaulSimon.com (http://paulsimon.com) for ticketing information as it becomes available.

He said of the tour, “I’ve often wondered what it would feel like to reach the point where I’d consider bringing my performing career to a natural end. Now I know: it feels a little unsettling, a touch exhilarating and something of a relief. I love making music, my voice is still strong, and my band is a tight, extraordinary group of gifted musicians. I think about music constantly. I am very grateful for a fulfilling career and, of course, most of all to the audiences who heard something in my music that touched their hearts.”

The Itinerary for Paul Simon’s Homeward Bound – The Farewell Tour is as follows:

North America    
DATE CITY VENUE ON SALE (All Times Local)
May 16 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena Fri, Feb. 9 @ 10am
May 18 Seattle, WA Key Arena Fri, Feb. 9 @ 10am
May 19 Portland,  OR MODA Center Fri, Feb. 9 @ 10am
May 22 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl Fri, Feb. 9 @ 10am
May 23 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl Fri, Feb. 9 @ 10am
May 25 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena Fri, Feb. 9 @ 10am
May 27 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena Fri, Feb. 9 @ 10am
May 30 Denver, CO Fiddler’s Green Fri, Feb. 9 @ 10am
June 1 Dallas, TX American Airlines Arena Fri, Feb. 9 @ 10am
June 2 Houston, TX Toyota Center Fri, Feb. 9 @ 10am
June 4 Austin, TX Frank Erwin Center Fri, Feb. 9 @ 10am
June 6 Chicago, IL United Center Sat, Feb 10 @ 10am
June 8 St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center Sat, Feb 10 @ 10am
June 10 Detroit, MI DTE Energy Center Fri, Feb. 9 @ 10am
June 12 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre Fri, Feb. 9 @ 12pm
June 13 Montreal, QC Bell Centre Sat, Feb 10 @ 12pm
June 15 Boston, MA TD Garden Sat, Feb 10 @ 10am
June 16 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center Sat, Feb 10 @ 10am
June 19 Greensboro, NC Greensboro Coliseum Fri, Feb. 9 @ 10am
June 20 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena Sat, Feb 10 @ 10am
     
UK & Europe    
DATE CITY VENUE ON SALE (All Times Local)
June 30 Stockholm, SWEDEN Ericsson Globe Thu, Feb 8 @ 9am
July 1 Oslo, NORWAY Spektrum Thu, Feb 8 @ 9am
July 3 Copenhagen, DENMARK Royal Arena Thu, Feb 8 @ 9am
July 5 Antwerp, BELGIUM Sportpaleis Thu, Feb 8 @ 10am
July 7 Amsterdam, HOLLAND Ziggo Dome Fri, Feb 9 @ 11am
July 10 Manchester, UK Manchester Arena Fri, Feb. 9 @ 10am
July 11 Glasgow, UK SSE Hydro Fri, Feb. 9 @ 10am
July 13 Dublin, IRELAND* RDS Arena Mon, Feb 12 @ 10am
July 15 London, UK* Hyde Park, BST Festival On Sale Now

* With Very Special Guests James Taylor and Bonnie Raitt

 

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