Roth, who hasn’t performed as a solo artist since 2006, will be joining the group on the next two North American legs of their epic End of the Road Tour. The recently announced tour dates will begin on February 1, 2020, in Manchester, NH and run through to March 15, 2020, in Biloxi, MS with a five-month hiatus until they pick up again on August 28, 2020, in Burgettstown, PA and wrap up on October 2, 2020, in Fort Worth, TX.
See below for a list of 2020 North American tour dates.
The news leaked yesterday and quickly spread over social media after searches on LiveNation’s official app revealed an End of the Road Tour graphic “with special guest” David Lee Roth. See radio host Mitch Lafon’s tweet below.
However, neither Kiss nor Roth confirmed the news until a press release today.
Though it may seem like a bit of an odd pairing, Roth and Kiss go way back. In 1976 Gene Simmons produced Van Halen’s demo tape after seeing the group perform at Gazzarri’s in West Hollywood. Kiss’ management at the time passed on signing the group.
The news that Roth is resuming his solo career appears to snuff out any faint hope that fans have that Van Halen might hit the road again. While he did not provide any specifics, Roth did recently declare that Van Halen was “finished” after a stadium tour planned for this past summer never materialized.
“That’s been canceled a number of times,” he said. “And I think Van Halen’s finished, and this [upcoming solo Las Vegas residency] is the next phase. I’ve inherited the band de facto — whatever that means. I think it means if you inherit it, carry this proudly. Van Halen isn’t gonna be coming back in the fashion that you know. And that being said, Eddie’s [Van Halen] got his own story to tell. Not mine to tell it.”
Prior to joining Kiss on tour, Roth will begin a residency at the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, which will continue after wrapping up the U.S. leg of the Kiss tour.
Kiss and David Lee Roth ‘End of the Road’ 2020 Tour
Feb 1 – Manchester, NH @ SNHU Arena
Feb 4 – Allentown, PA @ PPL Center
Feb 5 – Buffalo, NY @ KeyBank Center
Feb 7 – Charlottesville, VA @ John Paul Jones Arena
Feb 8 – Greensboro, NC @ Greensboro Coliseum Complex
Feb 11 – Columbia, SC @ Colonial Life Arena
Feb 13 – Lexington, KY @ Rupp Arena
Feb 15 – Peoria, IL @ Peoria Civic Center
Feb 16 – Fort Wayne, IN @ Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
Feb 18 – Springfield, MO @ JQH Arena
Feb 19 – Wichita, KS @ INTRUST Bank Arena
Feb 21 – Sioux City, IA @ Tyson Events Center
Feb 22 – Grand Forks, ND @ Alerus Center
Feb 24 – St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center
Feb 25 – Lincoln, NE @ Pinnacle Bank Arena
Feb 29 – Laughlin, NV @ Laughlin Event Center
Mar 2 – Bakersfield, CA @ Mechanics Bank Arena (formerly Rabobank Arena)
Mar 4 – Los Angeles, CA @ Staples Center
Mar 6 – Oakland, CA @ Oracle Arena
Mar 9 – El Paso, TX @ UTEP Don Haskins Center
Mar 10 – Lubbock, TX @ United Supermarkets Arena
Mar 12 – Tulsa, OK @ BOK Center
Mar 14 – Lafayette, LA @ Lafayette Cajundome
Mar 15 – Biloxi, MS @ Mississippi Coast Coliseum
Aug 28 – Burgettstown, PA @ KeyBank Pavilion
Aug 29 – Atlantic City, NJ @ Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall
Aug 31 – Canandaigua, NY @ Constellation Brands – Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center
Sep 3 – Bangor, ME @ Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion
Sep 4 – Mansfield, MA @ Xfinity Center
Sep 5 – Hartford, CT @ XFINITY Theatre
Sep 8 – Atlanta, GA @ Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood
Sep 9 – Raleigh, NC @ Coastal Credit Union Music Park
Sep 11 – Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
Sep 12 – Tinley Park, IL @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – Chicago, IL
Sep 14 – Dayton, OH @ Wright State University Nutter Center
Sep 15 – Milwaukee, WI @ American Family Insurance Amphitheater
Sep 19 – George, WA @ Gorge Amphitheatre
Sep 20 – Ridgefield, WA @ Sunlight Supply Amphitheater
Sep 22 – Boise, ID @ ExtraMile Arena
Sep 24 – Salt Lake City, UT @ USANA Amphitheatre
Sep 27 – Chula Vista, CA @ North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre
Sep 29 – Phoenix, AZ @ Ak-Chin Pavilion
Oct 1 – Austin, TX @ Austin360 Amphitheater
Oct 2 – Fort Worth, TX @ Dickies Arena