As things start to feel more normal, more and more concerts are being announced! We just got word that Judas Priest is making a stop in Grand Rapids this fall!

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Like so many other bands, Judas Priest had to change plans and postpone their 50 Heavy Metal Years Tour due to the the coronavirus pandemic. Originally Judas Priest had been set to play Van Andel Arena in September of 2020... well now that show has been rescheduled!

Judas Priest and Sabaton will hit the stage at Van Andel Arena September 16, 2021.

Tickets go on sale this Friday, June 11 at 10a.m. According to Van Andel Arena, the box office will not be physically be open at the time of the Judas Priest on-sale, but you can get tickets at

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Judas Priest's 50 Heavy Metal Years Tour runs Sept. 8 through Nov. 15, 2021.

Judas Priest 2021 North American Tour Dates:

9/08/2021 - Reading, PA                      Santander Arena*
9/09/2021 - Virginia Beach, VA             Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater*+
9/11/2021 - Orlando, FL                      Central Florida Fairgrounds^#
9/13/2021 - Charlotte, NC                   PNC Music Pavilion
9/14/2021 - Raleigh, NC                      Red Hat Amphitheater*
9/16/2021 - Grand Rapids, MI             Van Andel Arena*
9/17/2021 - Youngstown, OH              Covelli Centre^
9/19/2021 - Detroit, MI                         Fox Theatre*
9/20/2021 - Rosemont, IL                    Rosemont Theatre*
9/22/2021 - Milwaukee, WI                  Miller High Life Theatre^
9/23/2021 - Minneapolis, MN              The Armory*
9/25/2021 - Maryland Heights, MO     Saint Louis Music Park
9/26/2021 - Louisville, KY                    Louder Than Life Festival^#
9/29/2021 - Denver, CO                      The Mission Ballroom^
9/30/2021 - West Valley City, UT         Maverik Center*
10/02/2021 - Everett, WA                       Angel Of The Winds Arena*
10/03/2021 - Portland, OR                     Moda Center*
10/05/2021 - Oakland, CA                      Fox Theater^
10/06/2021 - Los Angeles, CA                Microsoft Theater^
10/08/2021 - Las Vegas, NV                   Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood
10/09/2021 - Phoenix, AZ                       Arizona Federal Theatre
10/12/2021 - San Antonio, TX              Freeman Coliseum^
10/13/2021 - Cedar Park, TX                HEB Center Cedar Park^
10/15/2021 - Irving, TX                         The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
10/16/2021 - Oklahoma City, OK          The Zoo Amphitheatre^
10/19/2021 - Independence, MO          Cable Dahmer Arena*
10/21/2021 - Nashville, TN                    Nashville Municipal Auditorium*
10/22/2021 - Alpharetta, GA                  Ameris Bank Amphitheatre*
10/24/2021 - Charleston, WV                Charleston Civic Center Coliseum*
10/25/2021 - Philadelphia, PA               The Met*
10/27/2021 - Newark, NJ                       Prudential Center*
10/28/2021 - Oxon Hill, MD                   The Theater at MGM National Harbor
10/30/2021 - Mashantucket, CT            Foxwoods Resort Casino - Grand Theater^
10/31/2021 - Lowell, MA                       Tsongas Center At UMass Lowell*
11/02/2021 - Halifax, NS                         Scotiabank Centre*
11/04/2021 - Laval, QC                         Place Bell*
11/05/2021 - Hamilton, ONT                   First Ontario Centre*

* new show
^ not a Live Nation event
# festival date
+ Sabaton not support on this date; support is TBD

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