STATE COLLEGE Rod Stewart has announced plans to bring his critically acclaimed "Live the Life" tour to Penn State's Bryce Jordan Center Monday, Oct. 14. Stewart's tour, which has been thrilling fans throughout Europe, will kick off Oct. 17 and play arenas throughout North America including concerts in New York, Newark, Philadelphia, Boston, Montreal, Toronto, Atlanta and Detroit. Stewart will be joined at the Bryce Jordan Center Concert by legendary artist, Boz Scaggs for an unstoppable evening of music.
Tickets for the show go on sale beginning 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 13. For more information visit www.bjc.psu.edu or call 1-800-745-3000.
In a career spanning more than five decades, Stewart has amassed sales of more than 150 million albums worldwide with countless chart-topping hits and industry accolades, including two inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In May 2013, Stewart triumphantly returned to his songwriting roots with the release his worldwide best-selling album Time. The album, his first rock album in a dozen years, entered the UK Albums Chart at No. 1, setting a new British record for the longest gap between chart-topping albums by an artist and in the US, it marked Stewart's highest-charting album of original material since 1979. Additionally, on September 3, Stewart released Rarities, a 24-track collection that includes previously unreleased music including his BBC Radio One Live performances of "Maggie May" and "Country Comfort" with Faces as well as alternative versions, B-sides and unexpected covers. Last fall, he also became a New York Times Bestselling author with the release of his highly-anticipated autobiography.
Joining Stewart in State College is special guest, Boz Scaggs, whose explorations in blues, R&B, rock and jazz have produced lasting work and a career that has brought with it acclaim, a loyal following and an enduring respect amongst musicians. Scaggs recently released "Memphis," his first studio album in five years.