Stops in Hollywood, Orlando and Clearwater
English musician Billy Idol has been a fixture in rock music for over three decades, and has released eight albums that all have achieved impressive sales numbers. The rise of MTV made him a household name, and his popularity endures today. He released his most recent album, Kings & Queens of the Underground, last year, and now he is on a world tour to promote the album and to bring his greatest hits to his fans worldwide.
Billy Idol will perform three concert dates in Florida this month. The first one will be at Hard Rock Live in Hollywood on Monday, September 21 at 8 p.m. The second will be at Hard Rock Live in Orlando on Wednesday, September 23 at 8 p.m. He will wrap up his whirlwind tour of the Sunshine State in Clearwater, performing at Ruth Eckerd Hall on Thursday, September 24 at 8 p.m. The London Souls will appear as the opening act.
ABOUT BILLY IDOL
Billy Idol was heavily influenced by The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. He moved to New York from England in 1981 and released his first EP on Chrysalis Records in 1981. He would go on to release his debut album, titled Billy Idol, the next year. A single from his EP, “Dancing with Myself,” as well as one from his first album, “White Wedding,” were picked in late 1982 to be part of the MTV rotation; the channel was promoting British artists very heavily at that time. As a result, he became very well-known by the time he released his second EP in 1983. The singles “Rebel Yell” and “Eyes Without a Face” became top ten hits. His album Whiplash Smile, released in 1986, was also very well-received.
Tickets are available for purchase now via Billy Idol’s website at billyidol.net/tour. Ticket prices per person start at $55 (Hollywood), $38.50 (Orlando) and $53.25 (Clearwater). There are also VIP ticket packages available which entitle ticketholders to reserved front-area seating, among other amenities, and those packages are also available on Billy Idol’s tour website.