Daryl Hall & John Oates Announce Summer 2016 Tour
Multi-platinum selling music artists and Rock & Roll Hall of Famers, announced a summer amphitheater tour today. Produced by Live Nation, the tour featuring Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings and Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, will kick off on Friday, May 13, and will make stops in 21 cities throughout the country including an Austin performance on May 17 at Austin360 Amphitheater at Circuit of The Americas.
ABOUT DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES
Daryl Hall and John Oates are the NUMBER-ONE SELLING DUO in music history. From the mid-’70s to the mid-’80s, the duo would score six #1 singles, including “Rich Girl” (also #1 R&B), “Kiss on My List,” “Private Eyes,” “I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do) (also #1 R&B), “Maneater” and “Out of Touch” from their six consecutive multi-platinum albums—’76’s , ’80’s , ’81’s , ‘82’s , ‘83’s and ‘84’s . The era would also produce an additional 5 Top 10 singles, “Sara Smile,” “One on One,” “You Make My Dreams,” “Say It Isn’t So” and “Method of Modern Love.” By 1987, the RIAA recognized Daryl Hall and John Oates as the NUMBER-ONE SELLING DUO in music history, a record they still hold today.
On May 20, 2008, the duo was honored with the Icon Award during BMI’s 56th annual Pop Awards. The award has previously gone to the Bee Gees, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Paul Simon, Brian Wilson, Willie Nelson, James Brown, Ray Davies, Carlos Santana and Dolly Parton.
In 2014, Daryl and John were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. 2016 finds Daryl Hall and John Oates very much at the height of their powers making their own kind of soul, with a new generation of musicians recognizing not only their historic track record of success, but also their continuing influence and achievements.
EVENT & TICKET INFO
For information about the concert in Austin, including ticket purchasing links, visit austin360amphitheater.com.