Bob Seger to kick off ‘Runaway Train’ tour; Grand Rapids date in September

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 14: Inductee Bob Seger performs onstage at the Songwriters Hall of Fame 43rd Annual induction and awards at The New York Marriott Marquis on June 14, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Songwriters Hall Of Fame)

DETROIT (AP/FOX 17) — Bob Seger is heading out for a late summer and fall tour with his Silver Bullet Band.

The 72-year-old singer announced Wednesday that his Runaway Train tour will begin Aug. 24 in Toledo, Ohio. It currently has dates through Oct. 28, when he’ll play a show in Phoenix. Boston, Detroit, Atlanta and Dallas are among the major stops.

On September 19, Seger will play at the Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids.

Tickets go on sale starting Friday, June 9 at 10 AM. Bob Seger fan club members will have special access to purchase tickets in advance beginning June 6. To become a Bullet Club member, visit BobSeger.com. Tickets may be purchased at Ticketmaster.com. There is a limit of four (4) tickets per order and ticket prices are subject to change.

Seger says additional dates will be announced for Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, Minneapolis and other cities.

Singer Nancy Wilson of the band Heart will join Seger for some dates on the tour.

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