News

The Eagles kick off concerts at remodeled Forum

The Eagles kick off concerts at remodeled Forum

BACK AT THE FORUM: From left, Bernie Leadon, Timothy B. Schmit, Glenn Frey, Don Henley, and Joe Walsh of The Eagles perform on the "History of the Eagles" tour at the Forum, on Wednesday, Jan. 15, in Los Angeles. Photo: Associated Press/ John Shearer/Invision

Rock legends The Eagles helped re-open Los Angeles’ fabled Forum venue on Wednesday night with a hits set featuring original guitarist Bernie Leadon.

The group returned to the concert mecca following a $100 million makeover, and singer Glenn Frey was thrilled to be part of the relaunch.

Taking a moment during the band’s 28-song set that was arranged chronologically, he told fans, “This is going to become the premier large venue”, adding, “It’s about the only facelift I care for in Hollywood.”

The Eagles will play a six-night residency at the Forum.

A massive vinyl replica of the group’s “Hotel California” album sits atop the new-look Forum.

Recent Headlines

3 hours ago in National

Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care

sanders16125621842918

As the Obama administration is counting down its final year in office, many Democrats are finding less to like about the president's health care law.

3 hours ago in National

U.S. to boost airport staffing to manage long security lines

airportREUTERS

With airlines worried that long security lines may discourage summer travelers, the U.S. government said it will add airport staff and bomb-sniffing dogs and ramp up pre-screening enrollment efforts.

3 hours ago in Sports

Furyk to make PGA Tour return next week in Charlotte

10-overlay-2

Jim Furyk makes his season debut as he joins an elite field boasting 31 of the top 50 players in the current FedExCup standings.

3 hours ago in Sports

Quarterback Manziel booked by Texas police on assault charge

manzielindictmentAP

Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel was booked by police in Dallas County on Wednesday and posted bond on a charge of beating his ex-girlfriend earlier this year, police said.