Eagles to take flight again this summer

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The Eagles have announced plans to return to the road this summer. The “History of the Eagles” tour, which takes its name from the recent documentary film on the band, will stop in Massachusetts for a performance at the Comcast Center in Mansfield on Friday, July 19. Tickets for the show, which range in price from $39.50 to $195, will go on sale Thursday at 10 a.m. through Live Nation.

Currently comprised of Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit, fans can expect the Eagles to deliver a set packed with greatest hits and fan favorites. Hits from band members’ solo catalogues will also be featured during the show.

History of the Eagles will being released in DVD and Blu-ray formats on Tuesday, April 30. The three-disc set includes History of the Eagles – Part One and History of the Eagles – Part Two, as well as Eagles Live At The Capital Centre – March 1977, featuring performances from the Eagles’ two-night stand at Washington, D.C.’s Capital Center during their legendary “Hotel California” tour.

The acclaimed documentary gives fans an intimate look into the history of the band and the legacy of its music with rare archival material, concert footage, and never-before seen home movies that explore the evolution and enduring popularity of one of the classic rock icons. The film made its television broadcast debut on Showtime last month, earning the network its highest ratings for a music documentary in eight years. The trailer is streaming below.

Prior to the show in Massachusetts, the Eagles will perform at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut on Thursday, July 18. Tickets for the show will go on sale Thursday at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster for $125 and $195.

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