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Scott Mullen, executive director at the I Wireless Center, said “I have been in the concert business for quite a while and have seen nearly every major touring act in the last 25 years. Van Halen with David Lee Roth is my personal favorite and landing this concert for the Quad Cities one of the highlights of my career. We are extremely fortunate to get this one. Eddie Van Halen is undoubtedly the best rock guitarist of all time and this place is going ROCK come Sept. 21! ”
Van Halen recently premiered the video for She’s The Woman, the second single from A Different Kind Of Truth, the band’s first original studio album with singer David Lee Roth since the iconic, multiplatinum 1984. Shot during its ongoing live tour, the video presents a greatest hits of the band’s concert moments.
Formed in Los Angeles in 1974, Van Halen changed the rock and roll landscape forever with the release of their self-titled, 1978 debut album. Displaying unparalleled stage presence, musicianship, and songwriting abilities, the band has sold more than 75 million albums sold worldwide and created a record of achievement that is hard to top. Van Halen joins an elite shortlist of two-time Diamond Award (10 million sales) honorees for their albums Van Halen and 1984. The band was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in March of 2007.
Opening act Ky-Mani Marley, son of legendary Bob Marley, has gained worldwide recognition and praise for his musical style, which transcends cultural and creative boundaries incorporating world music, hip hop, blues, rock, and reggae into one melodic entity. Since 1999, Marley has released four studio albums and an autobiography, a GRAMMY nomination, and in 2009 started the charitable Love Over All Foundation (LOAF), which caters to empowering and educating youth. Ky-Mani Marley is currently putting the finishing touches on his new album, Evolution of a Revolution.