Black Sabbath Kicks off Final Stretch of U.S. Dates for 'The End' Tour


UPDATE 8/17/2016

For Black Sabbath, the month of August is likely to mark the beginning of the end. While the band has been procrastinating exactly when the end would come, they've been touring on their final stretch since January of this year. "The End" tour kicked off August 17 in Wantagh, NY at the Nikon at Jones Beach Theater and will weave through major U.S. cities before it finishes up November 12 in San Antonio, Texas.

Tickets to see Black Sabbath are currently averaging $221 across all scheduled performances into the fall. The priciest stop is slated to be the band's August 27 stop at The Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut, where resale tickets are averaging a lofty $375, with the cheapest ticket priced at $118. Conversely, the band's most affordable stop is on track to be their August 19 show at BB&T Pavilion in Camden, New Jersey where tickets are averaging $140, with the cheapest ticket priced at $36.

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(UPDATE 6/14/16) Black Sabbath aren't calling it quits just yet. The band last week announced additional tour dates for "The End" Tour, which will have Ozzy Osbourne and Co. out on the road for three more shows in the U.S. in November.

Those shows will be held between November 8 and 12. The band is now slated to hit BOK Center in Tulsa on November 8, Toyota Center in Houston on November 10 and San Antonio's AT&T Center on November 12.

The second North American leg of the band's tour will begin on August 19 at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh, New York. 18 dates are scheduled through September 21, when it wraps at AK-Chin Pavilion in Phoenix. The newly announced U.S. dates precede the band's South American and European legs, which will have them officially wrap touring in their hometown of Birmingham in February 2017.

View the complete list of Black Sabbath tour dates in the U.S. below, with new dates listed in bold:

Black Sabbath 'The End' North American Tour Dates

8/17 Wantagh, NY Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
8/19 Philadelphia, PA Susquehanna Bank Center
8/21 Washington DC Jiffy Lube Live
8/23 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
8/25 Boston, MA Xfinity Center
8/27 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
8/29 Toronto, ON Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
8/31 Detroit, MI DTE Energy Music Theater
9/2 Indianapolis, IN Klipsch Music Center
9/4 Chicago, IL Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
9/7 Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion
9/9 Albuquerque, NM Isleta Ampitheater
9/11 Salt Lake City, UT USANA Ampitheater
9/13 Portland, OR Sunlight Supply Arena
9/15 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena
9/17 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena
9/19 Hollywood, CA Hollywood Bowl
9/21 Phoenix, AZ AK-Chin Pavilion
11/08 – Tulsa, OK @ BOK Center
11/10 – Houston, TX @ Toyota Center
11/12 – San Antonio, TX @ AT&T Center

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Black Sabbath Tickets on 'The End' Tour Averaging Over $200 on Secondary Market

(UPDATE 1/18/16) Black Sabbath will officially launch their final tour ever this week, making 60 stops across the globe through the end of September. The iconic heavy metal act, which consists of outspoken frontman Ozzy Osbourne, guitarist Tony Iommi, bassist Geezer Butler and touring drummer Tommy Clufetos, will embark on two North American legs between January and February and August and September.

As is typically the case with a major artist's farewell tour, fans can certainly expect to pay big ticket prices on the secondary market. Over the 36 scheduled dates in the U.S. and Canada this year the average price for Black Sabbath tickets is $229.37 on TicketIQ. Several of the band's shows currently own an average price above $300, while no shows fall below the $100 average.

Below is a breakdown of Black Sabbath's most expensive and least expensive dates on "The End" Tour, as provided by data from TicketIQ:

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Black Sabbath Add Summer North American Leg to 'The End' Tour

(UPDATE 10/27/15) Black Sabbath aren't done plotting coordinates on their final tour.

The band on Tuesday announced additional North American tour dates set for the summer of 2016 via Facebook, nearly two months after announcing the first wave of shows on "The End" World Tour. The tour now stretches into late-September. Check out the complete list of U.S. and Canadian dates below, with the newly announced dates listed in bold. As far international dates, an Australian and New Zealand leg is scheduled in April.

Black Sabbath 2016 'The End' North American Tour Dates

1/20 Omaha, NE CenturyLink Center
1/22 Chicago, IL United Center
1/25 Minneapolis, MN Target Center
1/28 Saskatoon, SK Sasktel Centre
1/30 Edmonton, AB Rexall Centre
2/1 Calgary, ON Scotiabank Saddledome
2/3 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
2/6 Tacoma, WA Tacoma Dome
2/9 San Jose, CA SAP Center
2/11 Los Angeles, CA The Forum
2/13 Las Vegas, NV Mandalay Bay Events Center
2/15 Denver, CO Pepsi Center
2/17 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
2/19 Detroit, MI The Palace of Auburn Hills
2/21 Hamilton, ON FirstOntario Centre
2/23 Montreal, QB Bell Centre
2/25 New York City, NY Madison Square Garden

8/17 Wantagh, NY Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
8/19 Philadelphia, PA Susquehanna Bank Center
8/21 Washington DC Jiffy Lube Live
8/23 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
8/25 Boston, MA Xfinity Center
8/27 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
8/29 Toronto, ON Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
8/31 Detroit, MI DTE Energy Music Theater
9/2 Indianapolis, IN Klipsch Music Center
9/4 Chicago, IL Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
9/7 Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion
9/9 Albuquerque, NM Isleta Ampitheater
9/11 Salt Lake City, UT USANA Ampitheater
9/13 Portland, OR Sunlight Supply Arena
9/15 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena
9/17 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena
9/19 Hollywood, CA Hollywood Bowl
9/21 Phoenix, AZ AK-Chin Pavilion

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Black Sabbath Announce Initial 'The End' Tour Dates

Black Sabbath will hit the road once more in their illustrious career at the beginning of 2016. The seminal heavy metal act, which consists of original members Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi Geezer Butler and drummer Bill Ward, will play 17 dates in the U.S. and Canada between January and February. A New Zealand and Australian tour leg is also scheduled in April.

The “End” Tour launches on January 20 at CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska and runs through North America until February 25, when the band wraps its first leg at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Among notable stops include Chicago’s United Center, Rogers Arena in Vancouver, The Forum in Los Angeles, Pepsi Center in Denver and Montreal’s Bell Centre.

The band has claimed that this will be the final time they tour together under the Black Sabbath moniker. Considered the greatest heavy metal band of all time, Black Sabbath were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996. The upcoming run is their first tour since the “Black Sabbath Reunion” Tour, which ran across the globe between 2012 and 2014.

More dates are expected be announced as the tour inches closer to its January start, but you can view all confirmed dates below:
Black Sabbath ‘The End’ 2016 Tour Dates

1/20 - Omaha, NE @ CenturyLink Center
1/22 - Chicago, IL @ United Center
1/25 - Minneapolis, MN @ Target Center
1/28 - Saskatoon, SK @ Sasktel Centre
1/30 - Edmonton, AB @ Rexall Centre
2/1 - Calgary, ON @ Scotiabank Saddledome
2/3 - Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena
2/6 - Tacoma, WA @ Tacoma Dome
2/9 - San Jose, CA @- SAP Center
2/11 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Forum
2/13 - Las Vegas, NV @ Mandalay Bay Events Center
2/15 - Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center
2/17 - Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center
2/19 - Detroit, MI @ The Palace of Auburn Hills
2/21 - Hamilton, ON @ FirstOntario Centre
2/23 - Montreal, QB @ Bell Centre
2/25 - New York City, NY @ Madison Square Garden
4/15 - Perth @ Perth Arena
4/17 - Adelaide @ Entertainment Centre
4/19 - Melbourne @ Rod Laver Arena
4/23 - Sydney @ Allphones Arena
4/25 - Brisbane @ Entertainment Centre
4/28 - Auckland @ Vector Arena
4/30 - Dunedin @ Forsyth Barr Stadium

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