The Motor-City Madman himself, Ted Nugent will embark on his last-ever tour, appropriatley called “Adios Mofo ’23”, this summer

Ted Nugent explained his decision to retire from touring in a video message, saying (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): “This is ‘Adios Mofo’. This is my last tour. Now I’ll always play music. I’ve got new records I’m gonna make. I can’t wait to unleash some of these new songs. I’ve got an instrumental called ‘Butter Fingers’ that is just greasy. You can’t eat barbecue ever again adequately without the song ‘Butter Fingers’ playing loud next to your brisket.

“The point being is thank you, everybody, for an incredible musical dream,” he continued. “The musical dream will continue but I’m not going on tour anymore because hotels are jail. [Laughs] A hotel room is jail for me. My dogs won’t allow me to not spend a day with them, so [my dogs] will go on the road with me this year. But the logistics are just too complicated when you have dogs and grandkids and kids and so many other things.

“The point is the American Dream has a soundtrack, and with my unbelievable musicians for 65 years, I have created the most fun, titillating, centrally stimulating soundtrack in the history of the world.

“Like last year, in 2022, ‘Detroit Muscle’, this will be the greatest, most intense, tightest, most dynamic, outrageously fun tour of my life. But ‘Adios Mofo’.”

Ted Nugent’s “Adios Mofo 23” tour dates are as follows:

Jul. 20 – Blue Gate Performing Arts Center – Shipshewana, IN,
Jul. 21 – Hollywood Casino – Charles Town, WV
Jul. 25 – Kodak Center – Rochester, NY
Jul. 26 – Keswick Theater – Glenside, PA
Jul. 27 – Penn’s Peak – Jim Thorpe, PA
Jul. 30 – RiverPark Center – Owensboro, KY
Aug. 02 – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ
Aug. 03 – American Music Theatre – Lancaster, PA
Aug. 04 – The Meadows Racetrack & Casino – Washington, PA
Aug. 05 – Clearfield County Fair – Clearfield, PA
Aug. 06 – The Adelphia Music Hall – Marietta, OH
Aug. 09 – The Temple Theatre – Saginaw, MI
Aug. 10 – Rose Music Center – Huber Heights, OH
Aug. 11 – Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill – Detroit, MI

When the “Adios Mofo ’23” tour was first announced earlier in the month, Ted Nugent said in a statement: “Performing my killer songs with this killer band for these killer music loving audiences every night is an indescribable joyous musical celebration beyond words. Every song has a life of its own and the spirit and energy of each night is off the charts stimulating on all human levels and beyond.

He added: “My amazing American Dream sure as hell ain’t over, and no way can I even see it from here! However, my fiery vaportrail of flamethrowing all American R&B and rock ‘n’ roll has been so much damn fun, I can hardly believe it. I will write The Book, but for now, it’s ‘Adios Mofo ’23’! Thank you thank you thank you all!”

Ted Nugent‘s latest album, “Detroit Muscle”, was released in April 2022 via Pavement Music.