Ozzy Osbourne Again Postpones Tour With Judas Priest, Announces 2023 Dates
The package tour, initially announced for 2019, has been postponed and rescheduled multiple times since, first to September 2020 and more recently to January 2022. Earlier deferrals concerned Osbourne's health, such as when he battled the flu or suffered a fall. The COVID-19 pandemic nixed 2020 tour plans.
See the rescheduled Ozzy Osbourne and Judas Priest tour dates down toward the bottom of this post.
Osbourne explained in a statement this week, "Due to the ongoing uncertainty with full capacity events and travel logistics in much of Europe, we have come to the difficult decision to postpone my 2022 tour to 2023. Original tickets remain valid for the new dates. I want to thank all of you and Judas Priest for your continued patience and support."
Osbourne last year released Ordinary Man and is already working on a new album. Judas Priest, now celebrating their 50th anniversary, recently postponed their remaining 2021 concerts after guitarist Richie Faulkner suffered a near-fatal heart dissection onstage.
The Ozzy and Priest tour is now scheduled to begin in Helsinki on May 3, 2023, winding its way around Europe and wrapping up in Birmingham, England, about five weeks later. Get tickets and more info here.
Ozzy Osbourne + Judas Priest Spring 2023 European Tour Dates
May 3, 2023 – Helsinki, Finland @ Hartwall Arena
May 5, 2023 – Stockholm, Sweden @ Friends Arena
May 7, 2023 – Dortmund, Germany @ Westfalenhalle
May 10, 2023 – Madrid, Spain @ WiZink Center
May 12, 2023 – Bologna, Italy @ Unipol Arena
May 14, 2023 – Munich, Germany @ Olympiahalle
May 17, 2023 – Budapest, Hungary @ Budapest Arena
May 19, 2023 – Prague, Czech Republic @ O2 Arena
May 21, 2023 – Zurich, Switzerland @ Hallenstadion
May 24, 2023 – Hamburg, Germany @ Barclay Arena
May 26, 2023 – Mannheim, Germany @ SAP Arena
May 28, 2023 – Berlin, Germany @ Mercedes Arena
May 31, 2023 – Nottingham, England @ Motorpoint
June 2, 2023 – Newcastle, England @ Utilita Arena
June 4, 2023 – Glasgow, Scotland @ Ovo Hydro
June 7, 2023 – Manchester, England @ AO Arena
June 10, 2023 – Dublin, Ireland @ 3 Arena
June 12, 2023 – London, England @ O2 Arena
June 14, 2023 – Birmingham, England @ Resorts World