This week the team behind the Austin City Limits Festival made a major announcement about their upcoming event. The event organizers revealed that they would be back for a 2013 tour and that this year’s event would be held over a two week period. The event will take place October 4th-5th and October 11th-13th. This will be the first year that the festival will expand over a two week period. Artists on deck to perform at the event include Muse, Lionel Richie, Depeche Mode and more. Tickets go on sale later this month for those who are looking to see all of the action live.
In other music news, former Hole front-woman Courtney Love revealed that she will be heading out on a number of solo club theater shows. The shows will be taking place in venues across the East Coast this summer. This week when Love revealed the details of the upcoming event she announced that the tour would be kicking off with a June 20th performance in Philadelphia. During the outing, the singer will also be playing six more shows along the coast. The event will end with a June 29th show in Huntington, NY. Tickets to see Courtney Love live are on sale and available to the public now.
Finally in one of the biggest announcements of the week, Country superstar Brad Paisley has just head out on the first leg of his summer tour. This tour called the “Beat the Summer Tour’ will take the performer to some of the biggest venues in the country and kicked off with a show in St. Louis Missouri. As the concert kicked off Paisley also earned two CMT Music Award nominations for his latest singles, making the event an exciting one for Paisley and his fans. The tour will take the performer to 28 different major markets over the course of the event which will include two stops in Canada. Tickets for the rest of the tour events are on sale now for those looking to see Braid Paisley take the stage live.