The famous American band announced new concerts and confirmed the country star as guitarist.
the legendary group Eagles announced that he will extend his tour called “Hotel California Tour” with more performances than expected. The current line-up, after the death of singer and guitarist Glenn Frey, continues to include Vince Gilla country figure.
The band that went down in history with their mega-hit Hotel California is made up of Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit, all musicians from their heyday in the ’70s.
A famous anecdote about Eagles is that they broke up in 1980 and each started a solo career. They had to put up with periodic questions from fans and journalists about a possible reunion, and one day Don Henley responded “We’ll do it the day hell freezes over.” Of course he had to eat his words but he did it with humor: the 1994 reunion record was called “Hell Froze Over”.
The new shows
More than 50 years after its beginnings in 1971, Eagles will resume its concerts on February 19th in Portland, Oregon. She will continue to tour the United States until April 7, stopping in Tennessee, Florida, North Carolina and New Jersey.
In addition, they will do a preview on February 17 in the small town of Lincoln, California.
The tour is based on his world-renowned 1976 album Hotel California, which includes not only the title track but also hits Life in the Fast Lane y New Kid in Town. They’ll play that entire album and then a greatest hits selection.
A musician of fame and popularity in the field of country style, Vince Gill played for the first time with the Eagles in 2017, when he joined Dreacon Frey, son of the beloved Glenn Frey, who died in 2016. That time he only played two shows at festivals .
Singer and composer, Vincent Grant “Vince” Gill has won 22 Grammy Awards, more than any other male country figure.. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2016 and was later inducted into the Guitar Center Rock Walk by Joe Walsh himself.
Live, Gill shares the role of guitarist and lead singer, as well as doing backing vocals.
a successful band
The album Hotel California It has accumulated 27 platinum records, that is, 27 million copies sold. It is one of the most popular in history. He also gave them two Grammys.
Until the death of Michael Jackson in 2009, a fact that increased the sales of his album Thrillerthey had to their credit the best-selling album in the United States: Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975).