Bon Jovi to Hit Ford Field on July 18

Presented by DLI Entertainment and Palace Sports & Entertainment

Apr 18, 2013

DETROIT –Tickets for the “Bon Jovi Because We Can – The Tour” at Ford Field go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8 and are available, from $19.50 to $129, at all Ticketmaster outlets,, or by calling 800.745.3000, and at The Palace of Auburn Hills Ticket Office at 248.377.0100.

The "Bon Jovi Because We Can - The Tour” is hitting arenas and stadiums across the globe in anticipation of their upcoming album, WHAT ABOUT NOW, to be released March 12th on Island Records. The new album’s first hit single, “Because We Can,” was the biggest single launch in the iTunes era of the band’s storied career, hitting the iTunes Top 5 in 24 countries and reaching #1 in 12 countries. The “Because We Can” video was directed by actor and acclaimed documentary filmmaker Fisher Stevens, and can be viewed here.

The album cover for WHAT ABOUT NOW has also unleashed an exciting and unprecedented interactive experience for fans via the free Bon Jovi App. This mobile application is at the heart of WHAT ABOUT NOW and “BON JOVI Because We Can - The Tour”—tying together the latest content with cutting edge augmented reality, an image recognition technology for smartphones and tablets that creates an interactive “wow” experience. Point the Bon Jovi app at the WHAT ABOUT NOW artwork wherever it appears, and see the album artwork come to life in front of your eyes. This is something you have never seen before! For more information on all things Bon Jovi, visit

Bon Jovi last performed locally at The Palace in 2010 and the group performed at halftime of the Detroit Lions Thanksgiving Day game in 2002, the inaugural season at Ford Field. DLI Entertainment and Palace Sports & Entertainment have collaborated to bring one of rock’s great entertainers to Detroit. The partnership captures the combined talent, creativity and resources of both organizations working toward the goal of delivering Bon Jovi fans the ultimate concert experience.