(UPDATE: 1/21) After a medical checkup proved Idol had a nasty chest infection, the singer has been forced to reschedule his performances Wednesday in New Orleans and Thursday in Atlanta.
As of this writing, all shows Saturday and beyond will go on as planned and Idol has vowed to re-schedule the dates he's missed.
(UPDATE: 1/20) Brit-punk pioneer Billy Idol really hit his stride in the United States once his switch to a more mainstream rock and pop sound was complete, being best known for “Rebel Yell”, “White Wedding”, “Money Money”, and :Dancing With Myself” in the states.
After a lengthy studio hiatus, his 2014 album “Kings & Queens Of The Underground” came out to positive reviews and the announcement of a coinciding tour left many eager to see the instantly recognizable rocker hit the stage for a proper tour yet again.
Billy Idol tickets have been met with strong demand on the secondary market, and currently average $183.79 on TicketIQ.com. The priciest date of the tour is January 28th at the Beacon Theatre in New York, averaging $216.92 with the cheapest seat in the house going for $100. Additionally, Idol's shows in Vancouver, Chicago, and Boston each average over $200 per ticket, while Toronto misses the cut by a manner of cents ($199.44). Idol's performance at The Chelsea in Las Vegas on February 21st has the cheapest average ticket price – $123.71, but his 2nd Los Angeles date at the Wiltern two nights before has the cheapest available tickets overall starting at $63.
With Idol's tour having kicked off earlier this week in Minnesota, quantity is dropping fast for upcoming performances in New Orleans, Atlanta, Philadelphia, and Washington DC. It isn’t until the aforementioned January 28th show at the Beacon Theatre that more than 125 tickets are available on the secondary market.
With a new album on the way, Billy Idol will support his first material in ten years announcing the release of Billy Idol tickets for a 2015 North American tour.
Dubbed the “Kings & Queens Of The Underground” tour, things will kick off January 21st at the House of Blues in New Orleans. Things then stick along the east coast traveling through Atlanta, Philadelphia, and Washington DC before Idol's return to New York City and the Beacon Theatre on January 28th.
A northern swing is up next through Boston, Montreal, and Toronto's Massey Hall followed by a lone mid-west appearance at Chicago's Riviera Theatre on February 7th.
Idol will go west for the remaining dates with Denver's Paramount Theatre, Vancouver, Seattle, and a Californian doubleshot at the Fox Theatre and The Wiltern.
These North American performances come on the heels of a European tour starting this November. Idol's autobiography “Dancing With Myself” is also on sale this week.
Full Billy Idol tour dates and available tickets are below:
Jan. 21 – House Of Blues, New Orleans, LA
Jan. 22, The Tabernacle, Atlanta, GA
Jan. 24 – Tower Theatre, Upper Darby, PA
Jan. 25 – Lincoln Theatre, Washington, DC
Jan. 28 – Beacon Theatre, New York, NY
Jan. 31 – Orpheum Theatre, Boston, MA
Feb. 3 – Metropolis, Montreal, QC
Feb. 4 – Massey Hall, Toronto, ON
Feb. 7 – Riviera Theatre, Chicago, IL
Feb. 9 – Paramount Theatre, Denver, CO
Feb. 12 – Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, BC
Feb. 13 – Paramount Theatre, Seattle, WA
Feb.15 – The Fox Theatre, Oakland, CA
Feb. 18 – The Wiltern, Los Angeles, CA