Rock band Journey to perform at Penn State’s BJC in March
Journey, the legendary rock band of the 70s/80s, accompanied by special guest Toto, heads to Happy Valley.
The band behind classics like “Don’t Stop Believin'” announced their 50th Anniversary Freedom Tour 2023 Monday morning, with a scheduled stop at Penn State’s Bryce Jordan Center on March 3, 2023. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets for the general public goes on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, with pre-sale tickets available Tuesday at 10 a.m. for Citi cardholders.
“We are all grateful and overwhelmed by the success of our 2022 Journey Freedom Tour this year and have added a new set of dates for 2023,” Journey founder and lead guitarist Neal Schon said in a written statement.
Journey’s 38-city North American tour kicks off Feb. 4 in Allentown — Journey’s only other stop in Pennsylvania — before wrapping April 25 in Palm Springs, California. Journey will be joined throughout the tour by Toto, best known for the song “Africa”.
Journey, formed in 1973, was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2017. The group has 19 top 40 singles, in addition to 25 gold and platinum albums. Their latest album,Freedom“, was published last July.
The tour will feature Schon on lead guitar, Jonathan Cain on keyboards/backing vocals, Arnel Pineda on lead vocals, Jason Derlatka on keyboards/vocals, Deen Castronovo on drums/vocals and Todd Jensen on bass.
For more information on Journey’s tour stop at BJC, go to bjc.psu.edu.