Goo Goo Dolls Team with O.A.R. for 2023 Tour

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The Goo Goo Dolls are ready for a “big night out” in 2023.

The legendary rock band is partnering with O.A.R. on The Big Night Out Summer Tour, which brings them to more than 30 amphitheaters in cities across the country over the course of three months. The tour launches on July 24 in Tampa, Florida, and wraps on September 7 with a solo Goo Goo Dolls show at Yaamava’ Theater in Highland, California. The bands make stops in Chicago, Boston, Denver, and other major cities in between. The Goo Goo Dolls also host a two-night stay in their native state of New York with shows on August 5 and 6 in Wantagh and Bethel, respectively.

“I’m so proud to finally be able to announce our summer tour with a great band and our friends O.A.R.,” Goo Goo Dolls frontman and co-founder John Rzeznik shared in a press statement. “It’s going to be an amazing night of great music for everyone so BE THERE!!!”

“After working on separate albums in the same studio all last year, John and I realized pretty quickly how much fun we’d have on tour together,” adds O.A.R. lead singer and guitarist Marc Roberge. “We’re all band guys, love being musicians, and started planning a special night that all our fans would enjoy.”

A portion of the proceeds from tickets sold will benefit the Safe At Home Foundation. The organization was founded by former MLB player and team manager Joe Torre to provide healing services and education to young people who have been exposed to domestic violence, child abuse, and sexual assault to “empower them to live healthy lives free of violence,” according to the Foundation’s mission statement.

The Dolls recently wrapped a headlining North American tour, their first since 2019, in support of their 2022 album, Chaos in Bloom.

Tickets go on sale Friday (Dec. 9) at 10 a.m. local time. See the full list of dates below:

Goo Goo Dolls – The Big Night Out Summer Tour Dates:

Jul 24 – Tampa, FL – Coachman Park

Jul 26 – Boca Raton, FL – Mizner Park Amphitheater

Jul 27 – Saint Augustine, FL – The Saint Augustine Amphitheatre

Jul 29 – Albertville, AL – Sand Mountain Park & Amphitheater

Jul 30 – Atlanta, GA – Cadence Bank Amphitheatre at Chastain Park

Aug 01 – Simpsonville, SC – CCNB Amphitheatre at Heritage Park

Aug 02 – Greensboro, NC – White Oak Amphitheatre

Aug 04 – Columbia, MD – Merriweather Post Pavilion

Aug 05 – Wantagh, NY – Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater

Aug 06 – Bethel, NY – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts – The Pavilion

Aug 08 – Saratoga Springs, NY – SPAC

Aug 09 – Bethlehem, PA – Musikfest

Aug 11 – Atlantic City, NJ – The Borgata

Aug 12 – Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center

Aug 13 – Bridgeport, CT – Hartford Healthcare Amphitheater

Aug 15 – Boston, MA – Leader Bank Pavilion

Aug 16 – Syracuse, NY – St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater

Aug 18 – Cincinnati, OH – PNC Pavilion

Aug 19 – Sterling Heights, MI – Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill

Aug 20 – Cleveland, OH – Blossom Music Center

Aug 22 – Chicago, IL – Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island

Aug 23 – Indianapolis, IN – TCU Amphitheater at White River State Park

Aug 25 – Franklin, TN – FirstBank Amphitheater

Aug 26 – Maryland Heights, MO – Saint Louis Music Park

Aug 27 – Kansas City, MO – Starlight Theatre

Aug 30 – Denver, CO – Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre

Aug 31 – Sandy, UT – Sandy Amphitheater

Sep 02 – Seattle, WA – TBD

Sep 03 – Seattle, WA – TBD 

Sep 04 – Bend, OR – Hayden Homes Amphitheater

Sep 06 – Irvine, CA – FivePoint Amphitheatre

Sep 07 – Highland, CA – Yaamava’ Theater *without O.A.R.

Photo credit: Claire Marie Vogel / BB Gun Press

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