Motley Crue reprising summer festival
'White Trash Circus' kicks off July 19NASHVILLE -- Motley Crue will reprise their multi-act summer hard rock tour again this year with Crue Fest 2: The White Trash Circus.
The Live Nation-produced tour begins July 19 in Camden, N.J., and run through September 5 in Darien Lake, N.Y. Full tour details, including the line up, will be revealed at a press conference broadcast from Fuse TV studios in New York on March 16, before Motley Crue hits the stage at Madison Square Garden that evening.
Crue Fest 2 pre-sale tickets will be available exclusively to Motley Crue fan club members beginning on February 25. Beginning on March 2, pre-sale tickets will be available to the public.
Last year's debut Crue Fest featured Motley Crue, Buckcherry, Papa Roach, Sixx:A.M. and Trapt. The festival played for nearly half a million rock fans at Live Nation amphitheaters and arenas in 40 cities across North America.
Crue Fest attracted strategic partners including MTV's Rock Band Game, Fuse Television, JVC Mobile Electronics, Clear Channel Radio, Best Buy and Fender Guitars, which resulted in a nomination for a 2008 Billboard Award for Concert Marketing & Promotion.
As part of the robust integrated marketing and partnerships, the activities surrounding the announcement of this year's line-up and ticket on-sale include launch parties in local venues and in-theater special screenings of a performance documentary on Crue Fest 1, which will also be released on DVD on March 24.