Boston Announces "Heaven on Earth" Summer Tour -- Boston released its latest studio album, Life, Love & Hope, back in in December, but the band has yet to hit the road in support of the record. That will change in June, when the veteran rockers kick off a major North American tour that will make more than 35 stops around the country. The band's "Heaven on Earth" trek, named for the new album's first single, kicks off on June 5 in Hollywood, Florida, and is mapped out through an August 31 show in Huron, South Dakota.

Among the many major cities the tour will visit are Atlanta, St. Louis, Chicago, Toronto, Detroit, Pittsburgh, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, Nashville, Cleveland and Baltimore.

At select concerts, Boston will raise money for Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and the Shriners Hospitals for Children -- a couple of charities supported by guitarist/songwriter Tom Scholz -- through sales of the band's classic Greatest Hits CD.  Fans purchasing the album at the shows will have the chance to win an Epiphone guitar autographed by Scholz.

Life, Love & Hope is Boston's sixth studio album and the group's first since 2002's Corporate America.  The record features lead vocals by several singers, including original Boston frontman Brad Delp, who committed suicide in 2007.  Also contributing their vocal talents to the release are Scholz, ex-Boston bassist Kimberly Dahme, and current members Tommy DeCarlo and David Victor.

Here are all of Boston's confirmed summer tour dates:

6/5 -- Hollywood, FL, Seminole Hard Rock Live
6/6 -- Clearwater, FL, Ruth Eckerd Hall
6/7 -- St. Augustine, FL, The Saint Augustine Amphitheatre
6/10 -- Charlotte, NC, Uptown Amphitheatre at the Music Factory
6/11 -- Chattanooga, TN, Riverbend Festival
6/13 -- Biloxi, MS, Hard Rock Biloxi Hotel
6/14 -- Atlanta, GA, Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
6/15 -- Southaven, MS, Snowden Grove Amphitheatre
6/17 -- The Woodlands, TX, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
6/18 -- Allen, TX, Allen Event Center
6/20 -- St. Louis, MO, Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
6/21 -- Chicago, IL, Montrose Beach
6/23 -- Toronto, Canada, Molson Canadian Amphitheater
6/24 -- Detroit, MI, DTE Energy Music Theatre
6/27 -- Bethel, NY, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
6/28 -- Uncasville, CT, Mohegan Sun Arena
6/29 -- Holmdel, NJ, PNC Bank Arts Center
7/1 -- Wantagh, NY, Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
7/2 -- Bangor, ME, Bangor Waterfront
7/8 -- Lewiston, NY, Artpark
7/13 -- Bethlehem, PA, Sands Bethlehem Event Center
7/15 -- Pittsburgh, PA, Stage AE - Outdoors
7/22 -- Albuquerque, NM, Sandia Amphitheatre
7/25 -- Phoenix, AZ, Comerica Theatre
7/26 -- Las Vegas, NV, The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel
7/27 -- Temecula, CA, Pechanga Resort & Casino
7/29 -- Inglewood, CA, The Forum
8/2 -- Mountain View, CA, Shoreline Amphitheater
8/3 -- Lake Tahoe, CA, Harveys Outdoor Arena
8/5 -- Salt Lake City, UT, Usana Amphitheatre
8/6 -- Englewood, CO, Fiddlers Green Amphitheatre
8/9 -- Sparta, WI, Fort McCoy Army Base
8/12 -- Springfield, IL, Illinois State Fair
8/16 -- Nashville, TN, The Woods at Fontanel
8/19 -- Cleveland, OH, Jacob's Pavilion at Nautica
8/24 -- Vienna, VA, The Filene Center
8/26 -- Baltimore, MD, Pier Six Pavilion
8/31 -- Huron, SD, South Dakota State Fair

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