Transcendent, two-time GRAMMY® Award-winning rock band Evanescence and acclaimed Billboard Award-winning electronic violinist Lindsey Stirling today announce their co-headlining 2018 summer amphitheater tour across North America. The tour, produced by Live Nation, will kick off July 6 in Kansas City, MO at the Starlight Theatre and will make stops in 31 North American cities. The trek will wrap September 8 in Ridgefield, WA at the Sunlight Supply Amphitheater.
Artists’ pre-sales will begin tomorrow (Wednesday, March 7) at 10am local time. Tickets for the tour will go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, March 9 at 10am local time at LiveNation.com . Evanescence will offer a limited number of VIP packages for purchase that include premium seating, attending sound check and a champagne toast with Evanescence. Visit Evanescence.com for full details. Lindsey Stirling will also offer a limited number of VIP packages for purchase that include premium seating, a pre-show party, and exclusive merchandise. Visit LindseyStirling.com for full details. VIP Packages will go on sale tomorrow (Wednesday, March 7) at 10:00 am local time.
Both artist’s shows will be accompanied by a full orchestra, highlighting both acts musicality and their incredible performance abilities that continue to blow fans away. The orchestrated performances will also perfectly accent the astounding amphitheater venues across the U.S. and Canada that the two will be performing in, making for a magical summer evening.
The two artists recently collaborated on the song , “Hi-Lo” from the latest Evanescence album, Synthesis, which features a virtuosic violin solo by Lindsey Stirling. Listen to the track HERE .
Media praise for Evanescence’s live show include:
“Lee firmly re-establishes herself as one of rock’s pre-eminent vocalists, exhibiting an impressive range that still packs a wallop…a synthesis of rock, classical and EDM” – Variety
“The majesty of Ms. Lee… was undeniable.” – Wall Street Journal
“a delight….[Amy Lee’s voice] was enough to make you wonder whether she was a rock star or an opera star.” – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
“the show presented Lee in the way she was perhaps always meant to be heard.” – Sydney Morning Herald
Media praise for Lindsey Stirling’s live show include:
“ Can a violin concert be epic? Lindsey Stirling proves that, yes. Yes, it can.” – Denver Post
“Live, Stirling’s performance takes on a new level of respect as you see her stiff left arm holding the violin while her body twists, contorts and moves around. She never misses a note or beat as her music carries the listener on a whirlwind of instrumentals.” – Creative Loafing
“ Stirling occupies a truly unique space in music and has a lot to give to her fans who continue to welcome her into their lives with open arms.” – Daily Hive
“A genre defying artist… Stirling continues to defy your ridiculous music categories” – Huffington Post
“ the innovative violinist crafts a sonic soundscape that taps listeners’ imagination.” – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
SOURCE: (LIVE NATION)