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Boston Announces 2012 Tour Dates

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Can you feel that? Oh no, wait, it’s more than a feeling. Yes, that’s right — while work on its long-delayed sixth studio album continues, Boston is returning to the road for a summer tour. As frontman Tom Scholz joked in his announcement to fans, this latest run of dates comes just in time for the end of the world.

“Just 10 months till the end … at least till the end of the Mayan calendar, anyway,” quipped Scholz. “I wonder, did they mean to prophesize the end of the world, or was the December 21st planetary alignment just a convenient place to stop chiseling stone tablets on a really long calendar project? Some people think it is the same thing, so why take a chance? If I was making a bucket list, it would definitely include going out one more time to play some Boston shows — before time runs out!”

For Scholz, who has led the band through countless lineup changes and lawsuits over the years, it’s all about the fans. “I don’t really think the world is going to end this year,” he explained, “but on the off chance the Mayans were on to something, let me take a moment to thank all of you for helping make the Boston experience an awesome ride. One of the best things about Boston to me is its fans; they are some of the nicest people I’ve ever met, and collectively the best crowds anyone could wish to play for.”

Boston’s 2012 lineup includes longtime rhythm and lead guitarist Gary Pihl, bass player Kimberly Dahme and drummer Jeff Neal, who both boast roughly a decade in the band, and singer/keyboard player/percussionist Tommy DeCarlo, who took full responsibility for lead vocals when Stryper’s Michael Sweet ended his three-year association with Boston in 2011. The faces may change, but the hits stay the same — will you be in the audience for any of Boston’s 2012 tour stops?

Boston 2012 Tour Dates:

06/28 — Hollywood, Fla.
06/29 –  Clearwater, Fla.
6/30 — Valdosta, Ga.
7/1 — St. Augustine, Fla.
7/3 — Orlando, Fla.
7/26 — Rama, ON
7/27 — Belleville, ON
7/28 — London, ON
7/29 — Mt. Pleasant, Mich.
8/1 — Columbus, Ohio
8/7 — Sturgis, S.D.

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