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Contact: Hilarie Szarowicz (616) 742-6397 June 1, 2017                                         
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band  Last Time at SMG-managed Van Andel Arena® Runaway Train Tour Comes to Grand Rapids on September 19 
Grand Rapids— Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band will launch their 2017 North American Tour on August 24 before coming to Grand Rapids on September 19, 2017 at Van Andel Arena.   
The tour announcement comes on the heels of the highly-anticipated show at DTE Energy Music Theatre selling out in 9 minutes during the pre-sale. 
Bob Seger fan club members will have special access to purchase tickets in advance beginning June 6. To become a Bullet Club member, visit 
Tickets will go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, June 9 at 10 AM based on availability. Tickets may be purchased at the Van Andel Arena and DeVos Place® box offices, online at, and charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000. Ticket prices are $77.50 and $97.50. A purchase limit of four (4) tickets will apply to every order, and prices are subject to change. 
Just this week Seger’s GREATEST HITS album was certified diamond by the RIAA for achieving 10 million units sold in the U.S. 
In 2015, Seger was honored with Billboard’s “Legend of Live” award at the 12th annual Billboard Touring Conference & Awards for his significant and lasting impact on the touring industry.  
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