Ann and Nancy Wilson have hit the road for the first time in three years with the Love Alive Tour, and the sisters of Heart perform at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Tuesday, Aug. 13. As an added bonus, Heart brings Joan Jett & The Blackhearts along to open!
In an interview, Ann Wilson explained why Heart calls the tour “Love Alive.”
“‘Love Alive’ is a song and a sentiment that goes back a long way with us. It goes forward too. It is a hopeful, positive and universal vibe like we feel this tour will be,” Ann said.
Nancy added, “Yes! I think the tour will spark some positive new energy as we rediscover some of our iconic songs and also some fan favorites. Calling the tour ‘Love Alive’ was something Ann and I felt instantly good about. We have always had many love-themed mottos along the way like ‘Love Rules,’ ‘Love Wins,’ ‘Love is IT’ -– and of course it’s a very cool song as well.”
Watch Heart perform “Love Alive” from Night at Sky Church on YouTube:
Discussing the tour, Ann said, “It will be unlike any other Heart tour that has been. Some of the songs will be classic of course, but this tour will be a new animal.”
She added, “It feels good to see people’s eyes light up when we play one of the classic songs they know and love. I always wonder how a song like “Crazy On You” hits the mind and soul of a 17-year-old in 2019… they seem to be as into it live as everyone else. When I think of the connection we continue to have with our very diverse audience, I am deeply grateful and always amazed!”