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News in Salem

Published on Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Rock Returns to Its Roots at Salem Civic Center

The Salem Civic Center is celebrating its 50th full year of operation in 2018 and this announcement that Five Finger Death Punch and Shinedown are coming to Salem in May certainly carries on the arena’s rock reputation. 

Multi-platinum hard rock band, Five Finger Death Punch, is excited to announce that is getting back on the road this spring for select North American co-headlining dates with past tour mates Shinedown. The bands are bringing along a very special support package in the form of modern rock powerhouse Starset and newcomers Bad Wolves.

From 1968 - 1980, a who’s who of rock’s greatest bands and artists played the Salem Civic Center including; Alice Cooper, Black Sabbath, Rush, Yes, Z.Z. Top, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Edgar Winter, Santana, Blue Oyster Cult, Black Oak Arkansas, Jethro Tull, J. Geils Band, Marshall Tucker Band, Foghat and KISS. 

Tickets for the May 14 show in Salem go on sale to the general public on Friday, February 9, at 10 a.m. Reserved Seat and Floor General Admission Standing Room Only tickets are all priced at $49.50 and available at the Salem Civic Center Box Office, by phone at 800-745-3000 or at 

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