NEWARK, NJ — One of the longest-tenured bands in rock and roll history is calling it quits.

After more than 50 years of selling out arenas and stadiums worldwide, the Eagles announced Thursday that their upcoming “The Long Goodbye” will be the band’s final tour. The initial lineup of 13 concerts includes a Sept. 16 show at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

The band will also be playing a show at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sept. 7. See the full tour schedule here.

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The Eagles’ long-time contemporaries and fellow Hall of Famers, Steely Dan, will be joining the band for its historic run and commemorating their own five-decade career along the way.

During “The Long Goodbye,” the Eagles – Don Henley, Joe Walsh, Timothy B. Schmit, with Vince Gill and Deacon Frey – will perform “as many shows in each market as their audience demands,” according to a news release.

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The tour is expected to continue into 2025.

Presale tickets and VIP packages will be available starting Wednesday, July 12 for all announced shows. The general on-sale will start Friday, July 14 at 10 a.m. local time. Learn how to purchase tickets for the Prudential Center concert here.

In case you don’t know who the Eagles are, here’s a short reminder, according to the Prudential Center:

“Over the band’s more than 50 years of touring, the Eagles have performed more than 1,000 concerts around the world, accounting for more than 15 million tickets. Eagles’ tours have consistently ranked in the Top 10 of both concert industry publications, Billboard and Pollstar. In the Fall of 1971, the Eagles formed, pioneered, and personified a uniquely American musical style blending country, folk, R&B, rock, and pop sensibilities, and would go onto become one of the most creatively and commercially successful bands of all time. In today’s faddish, fractured, rock landscape, the Eagles retain an appeal that transcends both generation and genre, cementing the band’s role as enduring musical icons. The Eagles have sold more than 150 million albums worldwide, scored six #1 albums, and topped the singles charts five times. They earned six GRAMMY Awards, were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1998, in their very first year of eligibility, and received the Kennedy Center Honors in 2016. The band’s Greatest Hits 1971-1977 is the best-selling album in history, with the RIAA certifying the collection at 38-times Platinum. Hotel California is the third best-selling U.S. album in history, certified 26-times Platinum. After its release in 1976, it topped the charts and earned two GRAMMY Awards for “New Kid In Town” and “Hotel California.”

The Eagles put out a statement on their website about the upcoming farewell tour.

“The Eagles have had a miraculous 52-year odyssey, performing for people all over the globe, keeping the music alive in the face of tragic losses, upheavals and setbacks of many kinds,” their message reads.

“Credit and thanks go to our longtime management team, our dedicated road crew, and our exceptional backup musicians for providing skilled and steadfast support, throughout these many years,” the band continues. “We know how fortunate we are, and we are truly grateful. Our long run has lasted far longer than any of us ever dreamed. But, everything has its time, and the time has come for us to close the circle.”

The band adds:

“The official farewell tour is currently in the planning stages. We want to give all our fans a chance to see us on this final round. So, scheduling information will be released as dates are set. The difficulties of booking venues for multiple nights may require us to return to certain cities, depending on demand. But, we hope to see as many of you as we can, before we finish up. Most importantly, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts for embracing this band and its music. At the end of the day, you are the reason we have been able to carry on for over five decades.”

“This is our swan song, but the music goes on and on,” the Eagles concluded.

Another much-revered rock icon, Aerosmith, also recently announced that they’ll be hitting the road for the final time. The band will also be stopping at the Prudential Center for a concert.

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