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The new Ronnie James Dio hologram will embark on a month-long U.S.tour at the end of May.
The legendary heavy metal singer died in 2010 at the age of 67 from stomach cancer. His hologram made its debut at the Wacken Open Air festival in August 2016 in front of more than 75,000 fans.
The Dio hologram production uses audio of Ronnie’s live performances from throughout his career, with the DIO DISCIPLES band playing live, consisting of Simon Wright on drums, Craig Goldy on guitar, and Scott Warren on keyboards, along with Bjorn Englen on bass. Also appearing with them are former JUDAS PRIEST singer Tim "Ripper" Owens and ex-LYNCH MOB frontman Oni Logan.
After the tour’s initial seven-date run was completed in December 2017, Ronnie’s hologram underwent "some changes" before the launch of the next leg of the "Dio Returns" world tour.
May 31 – Ft. Myers, FL @ Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall June 01 – Orlando, FL @ The Plaza Live June 02 – St. Petersburg, FL @ Palladium Theatre June 03 – Atlanta, GA @ Vinyl at Center Stage
June 06 – Worcester, MA @ The Palladium June 07 – Glenside, PA @ Keswick Theatre June 08 – Asbury Park, NJ @ Paramount Theatre June 09 – Huntington, NY @ The Paramount June 11 – Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore June 12 – Grand Rapids, MI @ 20 Monroe Live June 14 – St. Charles, IL @ The Arcada Theatre June 15 – St. Paul, MN @ Myth June 16 – Milwaukee, WI @ Pabst Theater June 19 – Kansas City, MO @ Uptown Theater June 20 – Oklahoma City, OK @ The Criterion June 21 – Dallas, TX @ Bomb Factory June 28 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern June 29 – Las Vegas, NV @ Brooklyn Bowl
Tickets for all confirmed tour dates go on sale this Friday, April 12 at 10:00 a.m. local time via all major ticketing outlets.
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