Fleetwood Mac has officially announced that they will co-headline what's being called “The Classic” by promoters along with the Eagles. Following weeks of leaked details, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers made it official, confirming shows on both coasts with “The Classic West” to take place July 15 - July 16 in Los Angeles at Dodger Stadium and “The Classic East,” which runs from July 29 - June 30 in New York at Citi Field.
The “Don't Stop” hitmakers posted the media release on March 29 at their official Fleetwood Mac website along with an official promo trailer for the event posted Wednesday on YouTube. The Classic West lineup set for July 15 will feature the first appearance of the Eagles since the death their co-founder Glenn Frey along with Steely Dan and The Doobie Brothers while Fleetwood Mac tops the bill on July 16 with support from Journey and Earth, Wind & Fire. The Classic East bill on July 29 again pairs the Eagles with Steely Dan and The Doobie Brothers while Fleetwood Mac headlines on July 30 with Journey and Earth, Wind & Fire.
The 2:35 minute official video promo opens with location shots of Dodger Stadium and Citi Field along with a collage of live performance clips of each performing a wide variety of greatest hits with the Eagles belting out “Hotel California,” “Life in the Fast Lane” and “One of The Nights and Mac rocking through “Go Your Own Way, “Dreams” and “Don't Stop.” Fans can check out the official promo trailer above.
Select presales and VIP packages for both The Classic West and The Classic East will begin on Mon., April 3 at 10 a.m. through Thurs., April 6 at 10 p.m. Tickets for both events go on sale to the public on Fri., April 7 at 10:00 a.m. local time. For more information, click here.
The Classic Concerts headline appearances by Fleetwood Mac and the Eagles mark the only official live dates by either artist in 2017. Both multi-platinum sellers have been off the road while individual members in both bands have been working on solo album projects and supporting tours.