Bon Jovi to Play 10 Shows at the Rock

It’s been reported that Bon Jovi will be playing ten shows to open the new Prudential Center Arena as opposed to the one show previously reported. The dates will be: Oct. 25, 26, 28, 30, Nov. 1, 3, 4, 7, 9, and 10. All ten go on sale to the general public on Saturday, June 23, 10 AM and are expected to sell out quickly. Order tickets through TicketMaster.
From the press release:

““AEG”: is proud to announce that Bon Jovi will make history when they rock ‘The Rock’, opening Newark’s world-class Prudential Center,” says Nick Sakiewicz, President of AEG New York/New Jersey. “The Bon Jovi shows will get this venue off to a great start, and play a major role in the revitalization of the city. Newark will never be the same.”

“We are going to light up the Prudential Arena with a blaze of glory,” said Newark Mayor Cory Booker. “The oldest and greatest city in New Jersey will open the newest and greatest arena in the nation, energized by the talent of Bon Jovi, the vision of our partners in this project, and the power of Newark’s residents.”

Prudential Center is the first major sports and entertainment venue to open its doors in the nation’s top media market in over 25 years, and will showcase 76 luxury suites, 2,200 club seats, and an array of amenities and conveniences for fans.

“Since the day construction began we have consistently said our objective was to bring the best in first-rate entertainment to this venue,” comments Jeff Vanderbeek, Chairman and President of Devils Renaissance Development, the affiliate company of the National Hockey League’s New Jersey Devils responsible for operating and maintaining the team’s new home. “And we could not be more excited about Bon Jovi
opening the Prudential Center! Jon is synonymous with the best of New Jersey.”

Bon Jovi’s new CD Lost Highway will be in stores on June 19th featuring the single “(You Want To) Make a Memory”. Go to to preorder now. Watch this week for the debut of the new video on AOL First Look, VH1 and CMT.

Author: Ken Walker

Husband, Father, Analyst. In a glass case of emotion since 1978.

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