Updated: Guns N' Roses to play Ford Field in June!

click to enlarge Promotional photo from 1987, courtesy of Geffen Records.
Promotional photo from 1987, courtesy of Geffen Records.

Got an appetite for destruction? Guns N' Roses will play Detroit this summer! This tour reunites singer Axl Rose with band mates Slash and Duff McKagan, so it's kind of a big deal.

In an enigmatic post on their website titled "Patience," the band linked to a video that just says "coming summer 2016" followed by a list of cities in alphabetical order, including Detroit. Well, the date was just revealed.

The band will kick of their summer stadium tour with a show on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at Ford Field. As is the norm these days, a special pre-sale will be followed by the release of tickets for the non-lawyers among us.

"A Citi® cardmember pre-sale begins Monday, April 4 at 10:00 a.m. local time through Thursday, April 7 at 10:00 p.m. local time through Citi's Private Pass® Program. Tickets for the general public go on sale Friday, April 8 at www.livenation.com."

Patience from Team Brazil on Vimeo.


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