Back in the Saddle Again: Aerosmith Lights Up Fenway Park in Return to Action; Vegas Residency Resumes 9/14


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Rock Cellar Magazine

Aerosmith is back in the saddle again.

On Thursday night, the legendary rockers took the stage at Fenway Park in Boston, MA., for a hometown concert in front of more than 38,000 adoring fans as a means of officially kicking off their 50th anniversary celebrations.

Not only is that a big deal in itself — which it is — but it continued the band’s return to the stage after news in late May that front man Steven Tyler relapsed and self-admitted himself into a substance abuse treatment program. That prompted the cancellation of Aerosmith’s planned Las Vegas residency in June and July and, surely, sparked concern over the future of the group overall.

The first show back took place on Sept. 4 in Bangor, ME., and it appears that Aerosmith is fully firing on all cylinders once again. Here’s a clip from Fenway:

The set list from Fenway:

Back in the Saddle
Same Old Song and Dance
Rag Doll
Mama Kin
Remember (Walking in the Sand) (The Shangri‐Las cover)
Stop Messin’ Around (Fleetwood Mac cover)
Cryin’
Hangman Jury
Seasons of Wither
Toys in the Attic
Livin’ on the Edge
The Other Side
I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing
Love in an Elevator
Draw the Line
Dude (Looks Like a Lady)

Encore:
Dream On
Sweet Emotion
Walk This Way

With news of the band getting back out on the road is confirmation that the Deuces Wild Vegas residency will also resume next week, on Sept. 14.

Here’s the schedule for the Vegas shows, with more information available at Aerosmith’s official website.

September 2022: 14, 17, 20, 23, 26, 29

October 2022: 2, 5

November 2022: 19, 23, 26, 29

December 2022: 2, 5, 8, 11

Aerosmith rocks Fenway (Photo: Nick Whitehouse)

Aerosmith rocks Fenway (Photo: Nick Whitehouse)



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