Rod Stewart to Kick-off 2004 Concert Tour: From Maggie May To The Great American Songbook; 44-City Tour On The Heels Of Double Platinum Album

NEW YORK--()--Dec. 2, 2003--Rock 'n Roll Hall of Famer Rod Stewart will be hitting the road with his 44-city "From Maggie May To The Great American Songbook" U.S. tour, kicking off February 6th, 2004 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Stewart, in concert for the first time in three years, will be performing songs from his extensive catalog of hits including "Maggie May," "Tonight's The Night," "You're In My Heart," "Forever Young," "Downtown Train," "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy," and "Have I Told You Lately." Stewart's most recent album, As Time Goes By...The Great American Songbook: Volume II, a reprise of his mega-successful (more than 4-million sold) It Had To Be You...The Great American Songbook, recently entered the Billboard Top 200 album charts at #2.

"From Maggie May To The Great American Songbook" is a culmination of the legendary singer's impressive career that recently reached new heights with 3 albums on the Billboard Top 200 Album chart. Volume II has already been certified double-platinum and is Rod's biggest Nielsen SoundScan debut, selling gold out the box. It Had to Be You..., released last year earned a Grammy nomination, and received tremendous critical and commercial success paving the way for Volume II.

Tickets for the Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Philadelphia, PA, Hershey, PA, Chicago, IL, Detroit, MI, Boston, MA, and Uncasville, CT concert dates will go on sale this Saturday, December 6th. The New York, NY and Toronto, ON concerts will go on sale this Monday, December 8th. Tickets for these concerts will be available through Ticketmaster Charge-By-Phone lines, at all Ticketmaster retail ticket centers, via ticketmaster.com, and the venue Box Offices, unless noted otherwise. On-sale information for other concert dates will be announced shortly.

AEG LIVE is producing the "From Maggie May To The Great American Songbook" tour in association with Stiefel Entertainment.

The following are the initial concert dates for the "From Maggie May To The Great American Songbook" tour.

Date                Venue                           City
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Fri., Feb. 06       Office Depot Center             Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Tue., Feb. 10       Philips Arena                   Atlanta, GA
Wed., Feb. 11       Bi-Lo Center                    Greenville, SC
Sat., Feb. 14       The Gillette Centre(a)          Montreal, QU
Sun., Feb. 15       Air Canada Centre               Toronto, ON
Tue., Feb. 17       Wachovia Center                 Philadelphia, PA
Wed., Feb. 18       Giant Center                    Hershey, PA
Fri., Feb. 20       Allstate Arena                  Chicago, IL
Sat., Feb. 21       The Palace at Auburn Hills      Detroit, MI
Mon., Feb. 23       HSBC Arena(b)                   Buffalo, NY
Wed., Feb. 25       Madison Square Garden           New York, NY
Sun., Feb. 29       FleetCenter                     Boston, MA
Wed., Mar. 03       Mellon Arena                    Pittsburgh, PA
Thu., Mar. 04       MCI Center                      Washington, D.C.
Sat., Mar. 06       Mohegan Sun                     Uncasville, CT

Tour dates subject to change

(a) Gillette Centre tickets available though all Admission outlets

(b) HSBC Arena tickets available through Tickets.com

Contacts

Scoop Marketing
Hannah Kampf, hkampf@solters.com
Eve Samuels, esamuels@solters.com
213-639-6160

Contacts

Scoop Marketing
Hannah Kampf, hkampf@solters.com
Eve Samuels, esamuels@solters.com
213-639-6160