Sammy Hagar Planning Massive Van Halen Heavy 2024 Tour

Sammy Hagar on stage playing a res gibson explorer guitar.
Credit Leah Steiger 2022

Sammy Hagar, known for his dynamic tenure with Van Halen, announced his 2024 tour, “Best of All Worlds.” This tour promises to be a retrospective journey, highlighting Hagar’s illustrious career, including classics from across the entire Van Halen catalog.

Sammy Hagar’s announcement of the “Best of All Worlds” tour, made on The Howard Stern Show, comes as big news for a long-neglected Van Halen fanbase.

“Nobody else is going to do it,” Hagar told Stern. He made an open ask for Alex Van Halen and David Lee Roth to join the tour, but that relationship has been tumultuous for years. Hagar noted he’s been calling, texting, and emailing Alex for years with no response.

Slated to begin in early 2024, the tour is expected to feature a diverse setlist, encompassing Hagar’s solo hits as well as the classics from his Van Halen days. The tour name, inspired by “Van Hagar” classic Best of Both Worlds, sets the stage for a series of high-octane performances.

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Van Halen’s Later History with Sammy Hagar

Hagar’s history with Van Halen is a significant chapter in rock music. Joining the band in 1985 after the departure of David Lee Roth, Hagar brought a new dimension to Van Halen’s sound. This era, often referred to as “Van Hagar,” saw the band steering towards a more melodic, lyrically introspective style.

Albums like “5150” and “OU812” were monumental, showcasing the band’s versatility and Hagar’s powerful vocals. This period was marked by chart-topping hits and sold-out tours, but left many early Van Halen fans unhappy with the change for many years.

The Band Lineup for the Tour

For the “Best of All Worlds” tour, Hagar has assembled a lineup that promises to deliver these iconic songs with vigor and authenticity. Joining him will be a mix of seasoned musicians, some of whom have previously collaborated with him. In addition to himself, original Van Halen bassist and longtime Hagar touring mate Michael Anthony, Jason Bonham, and handling the role of Eddie Van Halen will be Joe Satriani. The lineup is set to include other renowned guitarists, a powerhouse rhythm section, and perhaps a few special guest appearances, ensuring that each performance is a unique celebration of Hagar’s career.

Tour Dates and Locations

The tour is set to cover major cities across North America, Europe, and possibly extend to other parts of the world. Specific dates and venues are being finalized, with an emphasis on selecting locations that hold a special place in Hagar’s career. Fans can expect an announcement soon with a complete list of tour dates and locations, promising an accessible tour for a wide audience.

Where to Buy Tickets

Tickets for the “Best of All Worlds” tour are available now through Sammy Hagar’s official website and major ticketing platforms. Special pre-sale options may be offered to fan club members, providing an opportunity for Hagar’s most devoted fans to secure their seats early. Additionally, various ticket packages, including VIP experiences and exclusive merchandise, are expected to be part of the offering.

Buy Sammy Hagar Tickets

Sammy Hagar’s “Best of All Worlds” tour in 2024 is not just a series of concerts; it’s a celebration of a storied career that has spanned several decades. Fans of Hagar and Van Halen alike can anticipate a night of nostalgic hits, electrifying performances, and the unmistakable energy that Hagar brings to the stage. Stay tuned for more details on this must-see tour as they become available.

Best of All Worlds Tour Dates 2024

July 13            West Palm Beach, FL                     iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre

July 14            Tampa, FL                                         MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre

July 16            Alpharetta, GA                                 Ameris Bank Amphitheatre

July 19            Charlotte, NC                                   PNC Music Pavilion

July 20           Bristow, VA                                       Jiffy Lube Live

July 22            Saratoga Springs, NY                     Saratoga Performing Arts Center

July 24           Bridgeport, CT                                 Hartford HealthCare Amphitheater

July 26,           Mansfield, MA                                  Xfinity Center

July 27            Holmdel, NJ                                      PNC Bank Arts Center

July 29           Cuyahoga Falls, OH                        Blossom Music Center

July 31            Toronto, ON                                      Budweiser Stage

August 2        Clarkston, MI                                    Pine Knob Music Theatre

August 3        Tinley Park, IL                                   Credit Union 1 Amphitheatre

August 9       Las Vegas, NV                                  MGM Grand Garden Arena

August 11       Morrison, CO                                    Red Rocks Amphitheatre

August 13      Spokane, WA                                     Airway Heights, WA BECU Live at Northern Quest

August 14      Ridgefield, WA                                 RV Inn Style Resort Amphitheater

August 16      Wheatland, CA                                Toyota Amphitheatre

August 17      Concord, CA                                     Toyota Pavilion at Concord

August 19      Los Angeles, CA                               Kia Forum

August 20     Phoenix, AZ                                      Talking Stick Resorts Amphitheatre

August 22     Dallas, TX                                           Dos Equis Pavilion

August 23      Houston, TX                                      Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

August 25     Rogers, AR                                        Walmart AMP

August 27     Cincinnati, OH                                 Riverbend Music Center

August 28     Nashville, TN                                     Bridgestone Arena

August 30     Noblesville, IN                                  Ruoff Music Center

August 31      St. Louis, MO                                    Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre