Ronnie James Dio - one of the worlds true metal legends. When he passed away in 2010, fans far and wide were distraught about never getting a chance to see him live. If you missed out, you have a chance to make one of your childhood dreams come true - a unique hologram concert will bring Dio and his band back to life in St. Pete soon!
Dio Returns, a unique hologram concert experience, is now ready to tour the world with its first run in the United States making a stop at the iconic Palladium in Downtown St. Petersburg. This one of a kind concert has been tirelessly worked on over the past 12 months with unbelievable visual effects to create a life-like hologram of the late Ronnie James Dio!
Special guest Jizzy Peral's Love/Hate will open the show, but the real treat is witnessing a digital resurrection of the late man of metal! The show will feature Ronnie with his band that he played with for over 20 years featuring Craig Goldy, Simon Wright, Scott Warren, and Bjorn Englen.
The concert will take you on a musical Dio journey from his frontman days in Rainbow and supporting vocals role in Black Sabbath, all the way through to his solo Dio material - this concert is sure to rock the house! If you're looking for a one of a kind "Rainbow in the Dark", then look no further than the Dio Returns Hologram Concert. This new take on the traditional concert is a show that has to be seen to be believed.
Metal fans will also see other big names from the scene, such as Judas Priests Tim “Ripper” Owens, and Lynch Mob's Oni Logan. From the show opener, "King of Rock N’ Roll", to the closer, "Neon Knights", this 90-minute spectacle will be including all of the fan favorites - you'll be ready to "Stand Up And Shout".
Tickets range in price from $49.50 to $79.50 to $99.50. If you want the best seats in the house, premium seating is also available ranging between $95-$150, depending on demand and popularity. This performance of a lifetime will take place at the Palladium Theatre, 253 5th Ave N, St. Petersburg FL on June 2nd at 7:30 pm.
Dio's powerful yet melodic voice had a broad range of capabilities and to this day goes down at one of the most iconic voices in metal history - we will never forget the first time we heard him belt his heart out! You can get pumped and reminisce in his musical thunderous glory in the official trailer for the 2019 DIO Returns trailer below.
For more information about the Dio Returns Tour or to purchase tickets, check out their website here.