Guns N’ Roses Bring Down The House At Their Historic ‘not In This Lifetime Tour’ Kick Off In Detroit


Guns N’ Roses took more than 40,000 fans to Paradise City last night as the legendary band rocked Ford Field in Detroit, Mich. during their 2.5 hour show that kicked off their historic Not In This Lifetime Tour. Following a blistering rock performance from the acclaimed Alice In Chains, Guns N’ Roses took the stage to perform two dozen songs spanning their multi-platinum selling career including “Welcome to the Jungle,” “Chinese Democracy” and “Civil War.”

A full set list is below. The tour continues on Sunday, June 26 in Washington, DC at FEDEXFIELD and then move on to another 19 cities throughout North America. Alice In Chains will also perform on the tour on shows scheduled from June 26 thru July 3 while Lenny Kravitz will join the line-up from July 19 thru July 24. Grammy Award®-winner Chris Stapleton will join the tour for the Nashville show onSaturday, July 9, acclaimed Canadian rock band, Billy Talent, will perform in Toronto on Saturday, July 16, The Cult, one of the most influential and controversial rock bands of the late 20th century will join the tour on July 27 (Atlanta), 29 (Orlando) & 31 (New Orleans) andTuesday, August 3 in Dallas while multiple-Grammy Award winner, Skrillex, is set to join the tour on August 5 in Houston.  Demand for tickets to the Not In This Lifetime Tour continue at an unprecedented pace as additional shows were recently announced including Chicago (July 3), Boston (July 20), New York City (July 24) and two brand new dates in Los Angeles (August 18 & 19). A full list of tour dates is below.



Set list:

It’s So Easy

Mr. Brownstone

Chinese Democracy

Welcome to the Jungle

Double Talkin’ Jive


Live and Let Die (Wings)

Rocket Queen

You Could Be Mine

You Can’t Put Your Arms Around A Memory (Johnny Thunders)

Raw Power  (Iggy and The Stooges)

This I Love

Civil War


Band intros into Slash solo – Speak Softly Love (Love Theme from the Godfather/Andy Williams)

Sweet Child O’ Mine


Out Ta Get Me

Jam (Wish You Were Here/Pink Floyd)

November Rain

Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door  (Bob Dylan)



Don’t Cry

The Seeker  (The Who)

Paradise City


More than 2 million fans will be part of the most celebrated music event of the past few decades with the tour of the summer, Guns N’ Roses’ Not In This Lifetime Tour!!  GN’R launched their return in spectacular fashion beginning with the Troubadour in Los Angeles on April 1 for their first live performance in more than 20 years followed by back-to-back arena shows in Vegas filling the house to the rafters, then Coachella for two weekends (April 16 and April 23) including a trip south of the border for two sold out stadium shows in Mexico on April 19-20…April saw almost a half million fans alone in North America!  Guns N’ Roses’ are Axl Rose, Duff McKagan (bass), Slash (lead guitar), Dizzy Reed (keyboard), Richard Fortus (rhythm guitar), Frank Ferrer (drums), and Melissa Reese (keyboard).

Following the group’s 1985 formation, Guns N’ Roses injected unbridled, unrivaled, and unstoppable attitude into the burgeoning Los Angeles rock scene. The spirit went on to captivate the entire world with the release of their 1987 debut Appetite for Destruction –the best-selling U.S. debut ever, moving 30 million copies globally.  In 1991, the seven-time platinum Use Your Illusion I and Use Your Illusion IIoccupied the top two spots of the Billboard Top 200 upon release. Over the course of the past decade, Guns N’ Roses have performed sold out shows and headlined festivals worldwide following the critically acclaimed release of 2008’s RIAA platinum-certified Chinese Democracy. Six studio albums later, Guns N’ Roses are one of the most important and influential acts in music history and continue to set the benchmark for live performances connecting with millions of fans across the globe.



All dates, cities and venues below subject to change.

Thursday, June 23, 2016 Detroit, MI Ford Field (with Alice In Chains)
Sunday, June 26, 2016 Washington, DC FEDEXFIELD (with Alice In Chains)
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 Kansas City, MO Arrowhead Stadium (with Alice In Chains)
Friday, July 1, 2016 Chicago, IL Soldier Field (with Alice In Chains)
Sunday, July 3, 2016 Chicago, IL Soldier Field (with Alice In Chains)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 Cincinnati, OH Paul Brown Stadium
Saturday, July 9, 2016 Nashville, TN Nissan Stadium (with Chris Stapleton)
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 Pittsburgh, PA Heinz Field
Thursday, July 14, 2016 Philadelphia, PA Lincoln Financial Field
Saturday, July 16, 2016 Toronto, ON Rogers Centre (with Billy Talent)
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Foxboro, MA Gillette Stadium (with Lenny Kravitz)
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Foxboro, MA Gillette Stadium (with Lenny Kravitz)
Saturday, July 23, 2016 East Rutherford, NJ MetLife Stadium (with Lenny Kravitz)
Sunday, July 24, 2016 East Rutherford, NJ MetLife Stadium (with Lenny Kravitz)
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 Atlanta, GA Georgia Dome (with The Cult)
Friday, July 29, 2016 Orlando, FL Camping World Stadium (with The Cult)
Sunday, July 31, 2016 New Orleans, LA Mercedes-Benz Superdome (with The Cult)
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 Arlington, TX AT&T Stadium (with The Cult)
Friday, August 5, 2016 Houston, TX NRG Stadium (with Skrillex)
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 San Francisco, CA AT&T Park
Friday, August 12, 2016 Seattle, WA CenturyLink Field
Monday, August 15, 2016 Glendale, AZ University of Phoenix Stadium
Thursday, August 18, 2016 Los Angeles, CA Dodger Stadium
Friday, August 19, 2016 Los Angeles, CA Dodger Stadium
Monday, August 22, 2016 San Diego, CA Qualcomm Stadium

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