Over the weekend , there were several big announcements in the music world in terms of upcoming tours and ticket sales. The first big weekend announcement came from the legendary jam band the Dave Matthews Band, who revealed they would be heading out on a Winter Tour that will take them to massive stadiums around the country and up close with fans. Tickets for the event are now on sale for the public. Another rock band, Maroon 5, also made their own tour announcement over the weekend, revealing they would be heading out on the road on their own 2013 tour. The band will be joined by Owl City and the Neon Trees in a tour that will take them across North America. The tour will go from February to April and will be the band’s biggest tour to date, tickets will officially be on sale as of October 27th.
While rock fans will have two big concerts to look forward to, a group with a different approach to ‘rock’ music made their own announcement this weekend. The legendary group the Radio City Rockettes officially announced their schedule for the holiday season. This will be the 85th season for the show and will officially begin in New York on 9th. Those who want to see the Rockettes live will be able to see the performance through the holiday season.
Down the road from the Radio City Music Hall are the streets of Broadway, where those who are looking for a different type of live show will have plenty of opportunities during the holiday season. As many new shows prepare to find their permanent home on Broadway beginning in November, one of the most anticipated shows in the country, the revival of “Glengarry Glen Ross,” is on the top of the list for many. Preview performances for the production began this week and tickets are now on sale for the official opening of the play which will be on November 11th. The play is a revival of the classic Broadway production and will feature legendary actor Al Pacino live on stage. The actor will be returning to play, which is in its third revival, and will take on the role of Shelly Levine. Those who want to see Pacino live in this famed Broadway revival can get their tickets now to performances that will start in November.