This week it was revealed that in the world of live entertainment, several of the biggest acts in the industry would be taking the road for new 2013 tour events. One of the biggest announcements of the week came from iconic comedian Steve Martin. The multi-talented performer announced this week that he would be heading out on the road with The Steep Canyon Rangers for an all-new 2013 American Tour. The tour will also feature performances from Edie Brickell. This US tour will kick off in Fort Meyers, FL on May 22 and will feature 15 different stops. Tickets for the tour event are on sale now.
Meanwhile announcements were also revealed for the 43rd annual Jazz Fest in New Orleans. This year’s event will take place from April 26th through May 5th and will feature performances from Billy Joel, Fleetwood Mac, Maroon 5, Frank Ocean, Little Big Town and B.B. King. Tickets for the event, including VIP packages are now on sale online at the festival’s official website where all passes are available to the public.
This wasn’t the only music festival announcement of the week. The biggest news in the world of live music events however came from the Coachella concert festival. This annual music and arts festival has been one of the biggest and most popular in the music world for years and annually it takes place at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. Known for bringing in some of the biggest up and coming acts in music and celebrity concert goers the Coachella line up announcement has long been one of the biggest music line up announcements of the year. The festival, which is scheduled to take place from April 12-14th this year and from April 19-21 of the year announced its full line up this week. The lineup will include acts such as The Stone Roses, Blue, Modest Mouse, Postal Service, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Wu Tang Clang, Vampire Weekend and more. Three day passes for both weekends of the event will go on sale next Tuesday at 10:00 am PST to the public. Will you be attending Coachella this year?