This week, the iconic rock band, The Replacements, made a major announcement revealing they would be making a long awaited return for fans and will make it back to the stage in a new concert tour event. The rockers will be headlining three different stops on this year’s Riot Fest after more than 22 years away from the stage. Tickets to see the group perform in these exciting new headlining events go on sale this week.
Another big announcement from one of the most celebrated rock bands in the business was also revealed this week when the Irish rockers My Bloody Valentine announced that they would be heading out on the road for a new US summer leg of their European tour. After demand from fans, wanting to see the rockers in the United States, the Dublin based act announced that they would be heading to the states to promote their recent album “MBV.” The US leg of their tour will kick off on August 16th in Austin, TX and then move through five major markets. The band will also be headlining the LA FYF Fest later on this summer. This will be the first time the band has toured in North America since 2009. Tickets are on sale now for fans who want to see all of the action live.
Finally, one of the biggest announcements of the week came when the Brian Setzer Orchestra announced that they will be continuing with their traditional holiday tour of the United States this holiday season with a special new event. The band will be marking the 10th anniversary of their seasonal tour run, with an over-the-top concert event. The band revealed their plans for the holiday tour this week revealing several dates so far for their run including stops in New York, New Jersey and Atlanta. More dates are set to be announced soon. Tickets to see the swing band perform in the already announced dates will go on sale to the public later on this month. When the holidays come around, will you be seeing the Brian Setzer Orchestra live?