Sir Rod Stewart has announced a concert date in the Dominican Republic (DR). The show was not initially planned as part of his current world tour. And the announcement will come as a welcome surprise to both locals and tourists. The British singer-songwriter will perform at the Chavón amphitheater in Altos de Chavón on February 11, 2023.
Those with VISA debit/credit cards can access the presale from Wednesday, December 14th to Monday, December 19th. The general sale will open on Tuesday, December 20th. The show is an SD Concerts and Live Nation production, and a link to purchase the tickets is displayed on the Live Nation website. The promoters have decided against filling the venue to capacity, so demand will be high.
Legendary Hall Of Famer
Sir Rod Stewart has been one of the most successful artists in music, with a career spanning more than 50 years. Born in London in 1945, Sir Rod grew up in a blue-collar family and developed his passion for music at a young age. He began his music career in the 1960s as a member of “The Jeff Beck group.” He then went on to join “Faces” with fellow rock & roll superstar Ronnie Wood. The band’s initial split in 1975 gets blamed on Sir Rod’s popularity over his bandmates.
Throughout his career, Sir Rod has released many hit albums and singles, including “Maggie May,” “You’re in My Heart,” “Sailing,” and “Cut Across Shorty.” He has sold over 250 million records worldwide. And has enjoyed significant success in the United States with 17 Top 10 albums and 16 Top 10 singles. This makes him one of the best-selling artists in music history. Sir Rod has won many awards and honors over the decades. In 1994, he entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a solo act. Then in 2012, he received the honor again as a member of the band “Faces.” In 2016, he was knighted by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace. He received this in recognition of his services to music.
Altos de Chavón
Altos de Chavón can be a surprise for tourists when they learn it is less the 50 years old. Because construction of Altos de Chavón began in 1976 when a roads project required the use of dynamite to create a mountain pass. Credited with the idea for constructing the village is Paramount Studios executive Charles Bludhorn, who had ties to the Dominican Republic. He insisted they use the stones from the newly blasted roadway to build a replica of a 16th-century Mediterranean village.
The main attraction of Altos de Chavón is its amphitheater, where Sir Rod will play his first-ever Dominican Republic show. Built in 1982, this 5,000-seat venue’s first-ever show was the “Concert for the Americas.” It featured music legends Frank Sinatra, Carlos Santana, and Heart.
Not Just For Rod Stewart Fans
Altos de Chavón receives thousands of visitors daily. Visitors come for many reasons, such as the cultural center and the regional archaeological museum. Which is home to one of the largest collections of Taino artifacts in the country. It also covers the history of Altos de Chavón and the Dominican Republic. Visitors are invited to explore the museum and learn about the country’s rich cultural heritage.
If you’re planning a trip to the Dominican Republic, don’t bypass Altos de Chavón. The village is open to the public and offers a unique, beautiful setting. There are many restaurants and cafes. And ample parking in the area for anyone arriving in a rental car. If you’re a golfer, you’ll find the Dye Fore Golf Course in the village. This course is famous for its cliffside holes sweeping down towards the Chavón River.
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