The music world has been treated to several big ticketing announcements this week as several bands have revealed that they would be hitting the road in 2013 for new tours. One of the first big announcements of the year came from Major Lazer as the group revealed they would be hitting the road for their “Free The Universe” World Tour. This new tour announcement came straight from main DJ of the group; Diplo as he revealed the group would be heading out on the road beginning on February 28th. The tour will kick off on February 28th in Toronto and the band will visit 34 different cities and 12 different countries on this tour. The tour will be in support of the group’s new album and tickets for the tour will be on sale this week.
Other rock news announcements of the week came from rock groups The Black Keys and the Flaming Lips. The groups announced that they would be heading out and doing several performances together this spring, in a unique live performance spectacular that fans will not want to miss out on. Both bands are known for their signature high energy performance style and for delivering some of this most energetic liver performances in the business; meaning this will be a big treat for live music fans. Tickets for the shows will go on sale to the public Friday January 11th.
While many rock fans are on the edges of their seats waiting for these big 2013 performance dates; the world of live theatre had some announcements of its own as it was revealed that a new Broadway musical would be hitting the stage this week. The Sharr White drama of the mystery of the mind called The Other Place; will be opening on January 10th on Broadway. This highly anticipated event will star award winning actress Laurie Metcalf and will be held at the Smaule J. Friedman Theatre in New York. Tickets for the play are now on sale and available to the public so those looking to see Metcalf in this new role in this mysterious medical drama will want to get their tickets now.