OZZY OSBOURNE Announces ‘Farewell’ World Tour


(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

Following the supposed wrap that ended the touring life of the legendary Black Sabbath earlier this year, singer Ozzy Osbourne now appears to be following suit. Ozzy has announced he will be embarking on a two year “Farewell Tour” throughout the world in 2018 and 2019. Osbourne will be turning 69 years old in December but does clearly specify one thing for sure: “This will be my final world tour, but I can’t say I won’t do some shows here and there.”

Osbourne has announced a string of Mexican, South American, and European tour dates, and will announce a North American tour in 2018. These dates include Download Festival in both Donnington and Paris, Sweden Rock Festival, and Tons Of Rock Festival.

Ozzy has not made a public decision whether he will or will not record a new studio album at some point yet. Here are the announced dates so far:

May 5 – Mexico @ TBA
May 8 – Santiago, Chile @ TBA
May 11 – Buenos Aires, Argentina @ TBA
May 13 – São Paulo, Brazil @ TBA
May 16 – Curitiba, Brazil @ TBA
May 18 – Belo Horizonte, Brazil @ TBA
May 20 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil @ TBA
June 1 – Moscow, Russia @ Olympiisky
June 3 – St. Petersburg, Russia @ Ice Palace (Ledovi Dvorets)
June 6 – Finland @ TBA
June 8 – Solvesborg, Sweden* @ Sweden Rock Festival
June 10 – Donington, UK* @ Download Festival
June 13 – Prague, Czech Republic* @ Airport Letnany
June 15 – Paris, France* @ Download Festival
June 17 – Italy* @ TBA
June 20 – Halden, Norway* @ Tons of Rock Festival
June 22 – Copenhagen, Denmark* @ Copenhell Festival
June 24 – Dessel, Belgium* @ Graspop Metal Meeting
June 26 – Krakow, Poland* @ Impact Festival
June 28 – Oberhausen, Germany* @ König-Pilsnet Arena
June 30 – Madrid, Spain* @ Download Festival
July 2 – Lisbon, Portugal @ Meo Arena

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