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Bon Jovi will play its first U.K. club gig in more than a decade Sept. 18 at London's Shepherds Bush Empire. The show is expected to be the only Bon Jovi appearance in Europe this year. Tickets go on sale tomorrow (Aug. 24) via Ticketnet and a special hotline number (0115 912 9152).
The show comes in support of the Bon Jovi's upcoming Island album "Bounce," which, as previously reported, is due Sept. 23 internationally and Oct. 8 in North America. First single "Everyday" is at U.S. radio outlets now; a commercial single is due Sept. 2 internationally.
As previously reported, the group will participate in the Sept. 5 kickoff of the National Football League (NFL) season with a multi-artist concert in New York's Times Square. Later in the day, Bon Jovi will perform at halftime of the NFL season opener between the New York Giants and the San Francisco 49ers in East Rutherford, N.J.
-- Jonathan Cohen, N.Y.