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John Rzeznik and Robby Takac of Goo Goo Dolls (Photo credit Ed Gregory & Dan Cooper; images courtesy of BB Gun Press)
John Rzeznik and Robby Takac of Goo Goo Dolls (Photo credit Ed Gregory & Dan Cooper; images courtesy of BB Gun Press)

Goo Goo Dolls announce summer 2020 North American headlining tour

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Tue, Feb 4th 2020 02:45 pm

Watch vibrant new live performance video for ‘Autumn Leaves’ here

Today, multi-Platinum, four-time Grammy-nominated rock band Goo Goo Dolls announced a summer 2020 headlining tour, produced by Live Nation. Coming on the heels of the band's brand-new, 12th studio album, “Miracle Pill” (Warner Records), the 29-date tour will kick off July 23 and visit illustrious outdoor venues across North America.

Lifehouse and Forest Blakk will provide support for all shows on the run.

Local dates include:

  • Aug. 10 – Toronto – Budweiser Stage
  • Aug. 12 – Cleveland – Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica
  • Aug. 16 – Syracuse – St. Joseph's Health Amphitheater at Lakeview
  • Aug. 21 – Darien Center – Darien Lake Amphitheater

Exclusive fan presale and VIP on-sale ticket options will be available beginning at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, with local presales beginning 24 hours later. General public tickets for almost all dates go on sale at 10 a.m. local time Friday, Feb. 7. Visit www.googoodolls.com for complete ticket information.

The band has also released a vibrant new live concert video for "Autumn Leaves,” a standout track from “Miracle Pill” that has been garnering rave reactions from audiences. The performance was filmed at the Kalamazoo State Theater in Kalamazoo, Michigan, on the band’s fall 2019 headlining tour. It can be viewed here.

“Miracle Pill” officially arrived in September 2019. The album was described as "potentially the biggest Dolls album released to date” (Planet Rock), as well as one that "easily stands alongside the best of their career” PopMatters). In addition to "Autumn Leaves," the album also features the smash single "Miracle Pill" and the pop anthem "Fearless," which was added to the LA Dodgers in-stadium playlist last season.

Formed in Buffalo during 1986 by John Rzeznik and Robby Takac, Goo Goo Dolls quietly broke records, contributed a string of staples to the American songbook, connected to millions of fans, and indelibly impacted popular music for three-plus decades.

Beyond selling 12 million records worldwide, the group garnered four Grammy Award nominations and seized a page in the history books by achieving 14 No. 1 and Top 10 hits at Hot AC. As a result, they hold the all-time radio record for most top 10 singles.

Among a string of hits, "Iris" clutched No. 1 on the Hot 100 for 18 straight weeks and would be named "#1 Top 40 Song of the Last 20 Years." Thus far,” A Boy Named Goo” (1995) sits at double-Platinum, “Dizzy Up The Girl” quadruple-Platinum, and “Gutterflower” (2002) and “Let Love In) (2006) Gold. “Something for the Rest of Us” (2010) and “Magnetic” (2013) bowed in the Top 10 of the Billboard Top 200.

Everyone from Taylor Swift to Leona Lewis has covered the band’s music. Among many accolades, Rzeznik received the prestigious "Hal David Starlight Award" in 2008.

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