Journey announces “Freedom Tour 2022” featuring Billy Idol and Toto

JOURNEY have announced a 40-date, 2022 North American tour with Billy Idol and TOTO.  The “Freedom Tour 2022” will kick off on February 22 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and wrap on May 11 in Hartford, Connecticut.
Billy Idol will open the first leg of the tour, with TOTO taking over starting on April 7 in San Diego, California.

Journey said on Instagram:  “We’re back! Come out and rock with us on our Freedom Tour 2022 with very special guests Billy Idol & Toto. Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 AM.”   Guitarist Neal Schon said in a statement: “It’s that time — time to get back to where we are used to being — on stage! We are looking forward to shifting into high gear and bringing you the best show possible. The band is running on all 12 cylinders and very excited! Please come and join us once again for an evening full of rocking stage connection fun. See you soon, friends.”

Idol shared: “Touring next year with JOURNEY is going to be great fun! An epic night you won’t want to miss. I’m excited to get back to so many wonderful cities and I’m bringing Steve Stevens and the rest of the Billy Idol band with me!”   Said TOTO‘s Steve Lukather : “On behalf of myself and the band, we are very honored and excited to do this tour with our old and dear friends JOURNEY. Gonna be a great night of music, and as all the guys are lifelong friends… a blast off stage as well.”

Tickets for the Journey 2022 Freedom Tour featuring Billy Idol and Toto go on sale to the general public on Friday, November 19th at 10:00 a.m. local time here. A Citi cardmember pre-sale kicks-off Tuesday, November 16th at 10 a.m. local time through Thursday, November 18th at 10 p.m. local time. For pre-sale details, head here.

For more information, head over to the Journey website.

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