ROD STEWART CELEBRATES 10th ANNIVERSARY OF “ROD STEWART: THE HITS” BY ANNOUNCING 2021 RESIDENCY AT THE COLOSSEUM AT CAESARS PALACE

 Rod Stewart will celebrate the 10th anniversary of his acclaimed residency “Rod Stewart: The Hits.” at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace when he returns to Las Vegas for NINE shows this fall. Presented in partnership by Caesars Entertainment and Live Nation Las Vegas, “Rod Stewart: The Hits.” will perform select dates October 6 through 23, 2021. 

Over the past ten years, the two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee has packed an arena-sized concert into an intimate concert experience that’s exclusive to Las Vegas audiences – with no seat more than 145 feet from his majestic stage. Featuring chart-topping hits spanning Stewart’s unparalleled over five-decade career including “You Wear It Well,” “Maggie May,” “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy,” “The First Cut is the Deepest,” “Tonight’s the Night” and “Forever Young,” the high-energy show treats audiences to an intimate, concert celebration.

The 2021 concerts going on-sale are:
October: 6, 8, 9, 13, 15, 16, 20, 22, 23

Fan club presale tickets will be available starting Wednesday, June 16 at 10 a.m. PT through Friday, June 18 at 10 p.m. PT. Citi is the official presale credit card of “Rod Stewart: The Hits.” at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. As such, Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase presale tickets beginning Wednesday, June 16 at 12 p.m. PT through Friday, June 18 at 10 p.m. PT through Citi EntertainmentSM. For complete presale details visit www.citientertainment.com.

In addition, Caesars Rewards members, Caesars Entertainment’s loyalty program, as well as Live Nation customers will have access to a presale running Thursday, June 17 from 10 a.m. PT through Friday, June 18 at 10 p.m. PT. 
Tickets go on sale to the general public starting Saturday, June 19 at 10 a.m. PT. Ticket prices for “Rod Stewart: The Hits.” start at $49, plus tax and fees, and may be purchased online at ticketmaster.com/rodstewartvegas. Shows are scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

ROD STEWART: 1975-1978

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Five-LP Boxed Set Features His First Four Warner Bros. Albums With Newly Remastered Sound, Plus A Bonus LP Of Rare And Unreleased Session Outtakes

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Sir Rod Stewart was on his way to becoming one of the most successful recording artists in history in 1974 when he moved to America and signed with Warner Bros. Records (now Warner Records). Over his next 27 years with the label, Stewart released some of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed records of his extraordinary career.

Today, Warner Records goes back to the start of that legendary run with a new boxed set that features Stewart’s first four Warner albums on vinyl, plus a bonus LP of rare and unreleased studio outtakes from those albums: Atlantic Crossing (1975), A Night on the Town (1976), Footloose & Fancy Free (1977), and Blondes Have More (1978). 

“It’s extraordinary for me to look back on this era of my career,” says Stewart. “I think fans will enjoy experiencing these songs on vinyl.  I know I did.”

After being out of print for decades, the studio albums look and sound better than ever as they return to vinyl, complete with replica sleeves and newly remastered sound. The albums and the bonus LP are all organized in an iridescent box with Stewart foil-stamped on the cover, his blonde shag haircut glistening in gold, and his leopard-print suit shimmering in silver. ROD STEWART 1975-1978 will be available on June 4 at retail outlets and digitally. The collection is also currently available for pre-order at Rhino.com.

After brilliant stints with the Jeff Beck Group and the Faces and several outstanding solo albums, Stewart moved to Los Angeles in 1974. STEWART 1975-1978 reflects the burst of creativity that followed, starting in 1975 with his label debut, Atlantic Crossing. The album was produced by the legendary Tom Dowd, who produced Stewart’s next three albums. 

That four-album run during the 1970s was one of Stewart’s most successful. After Atlantic Crossing was certified gold, A Night On the Town went double-platinum, and Foot Loose & Fancy Free went triple-platinum, as did its follow-up Blondes Have More Fun, which became Stewart’s first #1 album. That era introduced many of the singer’s best-known tracks: “Sailing,” “I Don’t Want to Talk About It,” “I Was Only Joking,” “The First Cut Is the Deepest,” “You’re in My Heart (The Final Acclaim),” “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?” and “Hot Legs.”

The bonus LP, titled Encores 1975-1978, is a collection of 10 outtakes selected from the recording sessions for all four albums. The first side highlights five songs from the recent deluxe editions released for Atlantic Crossing and A Night on the Town. Songs include an alternate version of the B-side “Rosie” and a cover of the Bee Gees’ “To Love Somebody” recorded with the influential Stax Records house band, Booker T. & The MG’s. The flip side features five previously unreleased session outtakes from Foot Loose & Fancy Free and Blondes Have More Fun. Highlights include a cover of the Motown classic, “You Really Got A Hold On Me,” and the unreleased tracks “Silver Tongue” and “Don’t Hang Up”.

For more information about ROD STEWART, please contact Jessica Giordano in the Rhino Media Relations Department at jessica.giordano@rhino.com or 818-238-6403. 

ROD STEWART 1975-1978

Track Listing:

Atlantic Crossing (1975)

Fast Side

  1. “Three Time Loser”
  2. “Alright For An Hour”
  3. “All In The Name Of Rock’ N’ Roll”
  4. “Drift Away”
  5. “Stone Cold Sober”

Slow Side

  1. “I Don’t Want To Talk About It”
  2. “It’s Not The Spotlight”
  3. “This Old Heart Of Mine”
  4. “Still Love You”
  5. “Sailing”

A Night on the Town (1976)

Slow Side

  1. “Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)”
  2. “The First Cut Is The Deepest”
  3. “Fool For You”
  4. “The Killing Of Georgie (Part I And II)”

Fast Side

  1. “The Balltrap”
  2. “Pretty Flamingo”
  3. “Big Bayou”
  4. “The Wild Side Of Life”
  5. “Trade Winds”

Footloose & Fancy Free (1977)

Side One

  1. “Hot Legs”
  2. “You’re Insane”
  3. “You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)”
  4. “Born Loose”

Side Two

  1. “You Keep Me Hangin’ On”
  2. “(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want To Be Right”
  3. “You Got A Nerve”
  4. “I Was Only Joking”

Blondes Have More Fun (1978)

Side One

  1. “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?”
  2. “Dirty Weekend”
  3. “Ain’t Love A Bitch”
  4. “The Best Days Of My Life”
  5. “Is That The Thanks I Get?”

Side One Continued

  1. “Attractive Female Wanted”
  2. “Blondes (Have More Fun)”
  3. “Last Summer”
  4. “Standin’ In The Shadows Of Love”
  5. “Scarred and Scared”

Encores 1975-1978

Side One

  1. “Holy Cow” – with Booker T. & The MG’s
  2. “To Love Somebody” – with Booker T. & The MG’s
  3. “Return To Sender” – with Booker T. & The MG’s
  4. “Rosie” – Early Version
  5. “Get Back” – Alternate Version

Side Two

  1. “You Really Got A Hold On Me” *
  2. “Honey, Let Me Be Your Man” *
  3. “Lost Love” *
  4. “Silver Tongue” *
  5. “Don’t Hang Up” *

* previously unreleased

ROD STEWART ANNOUNCES NORTH AMERICAN SUMMER 2020 TOUR WITH SPECIAL GUEST CHEAP TRICK

 

21-CITY SUMMER AMPHITHEATER OUTING KICKS OFF JULY 21, 2020

TICKETS ON SALE STARTING FRIDAY, JANUARY 10 AT 10AM AT LIVENATION.COM

Rod Stewart, the legendary two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducted singer/songwriter today announced details for his highly anticipated 2020 summer tour with special guests Cheap Trick. Produced by Live Nation, the 21-city summer amphitheater tour promises an unprecedented night of iconic hits songs from some of the most scenic venues across North America, kicking off July 21 in Cleveland, OH and wrapping in Chicago, IL on September 5.
This Friday, January 10, Rod Stewart will celebrate his 75th birthday on the 10,000th episode of Entertainment Tonight. Fans can tune-in to ET to celebrate with him and hear him talk exclusively about his upcoming tour. Check local listings HERE.
In addition, to coincide with his birthday, tickets for the tour are set to go on sale to the public on Friday, January 10 at 10am local time at LiveNation.com.

Citi is the official presale credit card of the tour. As such, Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase presale tickets beginning Tuesday, January 7 at 10am local time until Thursday, January 9 at 10pm local time through Citi EntertainmentSM. For complete presale details visit www.citientertainment.com.
Sir Rod’s 2020 summer tour announcement follows on the heels of his triumphant and record-breaking 50th year as a solo artist (2019). A year which closed with the release of his international chart-topping album, ‘You’re In My Heart: Rod Stewart With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.’ The album scored Stewart his 10th No. 1 album in the UK (where it remained for the last three weeks of 2019). The album was also a No. 1 chart-topper in Ireland, Scotland and on the US Billboard Classical Albums Chart & Billboard Classical Crossover Albums charts. 2019 was also a massive touring year for Stewart, who embark on his biggest UK tour ever—selling-out football stadiums across England and Scotland, a string of residency concerts at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, a landmark reunion set with his former bandmate Jeff Beck at The Hollywood Bowl, and closing out the year with a sold-out three-night residency at London’s O2 Arena in December.

For tickets and information go to: http://bit.ly/RodStewart2020USTour

* Special guests Cheap Trick are not on the bill for shows on July 29 in Saratoga Springs and August 8 in Atlantic City

+General on sale starts Saturday, January 11 at 10am local time