Eagles will land at Magnetic Hill on August 2, 2008 - Tickets on sale NOW!
MONCTON, March 31, 2008 – Flying high on the success of their No. 1 album, Long Road out of Eden, the Eagles will headline the MAGNETIC HILL MUSIC FESTIVAL which will be held on Saturday, August 2 at Magnetic Hill, Moncton as part of the North American leg of the band’s “Long Road Out of Eden” World Tour.
Tickets for the concert will go on sale Friday, April 11 at 10 a.m., and are available at the Moncton Coliseum Box Office, at all Sobey’s stores across Atlantic Canada, by calling 1-888-720-5600, or online at www.tickets.moncton.ca.
General Admission tickets purchased through Monday, April 14 are offered at an Early Bird price of $109.50 plus taxes and applicable service charges, and after Monday will be $124.50 plus taxes and applicable service charges. There will also be a limited quantity of VIP Reserved grandstand seats available at the price of $249 plus taxes and applicable service charges.
Co-produced by Donald K Donald Events and AEG LIVE, the Eagles-led music festival marks the return of the major concert event to Magnetic Hill. “We are thrilled to be bringing this world-class festival to music fans in Atlantic Canada,” said Debra Rathwell, senior vice-president of AEG LIVE, at a press conference today in Moncton. Added Donald K. Tarlton, Chairman of Donald K Donald Events, “With this show, we’re continuing to build our successful relationship with music fans in Atlantic Canada.”
With new stage production, the Eagles – Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit – will be performing current hits from Long Road Out of Eden including “How Long” and “Busy Being Fabulous,” as well as their classic hit songs.
Long Road Out of Eden, released Oct. 30, 2007, debuted at number one in the US, and in 9 weeks became the biggest selling album by a group in 2007, according to Nielsen SoundScan. In Canada, the album achieved Gold status (50,000 copies) in just nine days, through exclusive distribution in Wal-Mart Canada stores.
The Eagles have sold more than 120 million albums worldwide, earning five #1 U.S. singles and five Grammy Awards. Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975 is the best-selling album of all time, exceeding sales of 29 million units. The Eagles were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.
Visit the band’s Web sites at www.eaglesband.com, www.myspace.com/eaglesmusic and www.vzwamp.com.
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