Meat Loaf in Abbotsford for 2016 concert

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The bat is back! Rock ‘n’ roll icon Meat Loaf is coming to B.C., playing the Abbotsford Centre on June 28.

While Meat Loaf’s most famous album is 1977’s Bat Out Of Hell – still one of the bestselling albums ever – it’s his song I’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That) we all remember. From the Bat Out of Hell II: Back into Hell album, the song’s music video (which was directed by future blockbuster helmer Michael Bay) was a cinematic saga, that clocked in at seven minutes long.

Meat Loaf followed up that huge success with the double-platinum Welcome to the Neighborhood, platinum Couldn’t Have Said It Better and platinum Bat Out Of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose.

“Some people think big. Some people think huge. And then there’s Meat Loaf,” said a press release from concert organizers Live Nation. “For the past 40 years, he has been a towering monument on the musical landscape.”

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. local time this Friday, April 8 at Live Nation.

Meat Loaf Canada 2016 tour dates

  • May 28 – Kingston – Rogers K-Rock Centre
  • May 30 – Hamilton – Hamilton Place Theatre
  • June 1 – London – Budweiser Gardens
  • June 4 – Toronto – Massey Hall
  • June 6 – Ottawa – TD Place Arena
  • June 9 – Winnipeg – MTS Centre
  • June 11 – Moose Jaw – Mosaic Place
  • June 13 – Calgary – Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
  • June 16 – Edmonton – Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
  • June 18 – Cold Lake – Imperial Oil Place
  • June 21 – Lethbridge – Enmax Centre
  • June 23 – Penticton – South Okanagan Events Centre
  • June 25 – Victoria – Memorial Centre
  • June 28 – Abbotsford – Abbotsford Centre

Meat Loaf Abbotsford 2016 concert

When: Tuesday, June 28

Time: Doors open 7 p.m., show starts 8 p.m.

Where: Abbotsford Centre – 33800 King Road, Abbotsford

Price: $39 – $99 plus facility maintenance and service charges via Live Nation

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