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Archive for December, 2013

Archive for December, 2013

Garth Brooks 2014 Tour Info

By David Jacobs | December 15th, 2013

The country music world was treated to an exciting new announcement this week, when famed country icon Garth Brooks officially announced plans for a new tour. According to the singer, thanks to the approval of his wife and three daughters, the singer will be heading out on a new tour event. The country star revealed plans for this new tour on “Good Morning America” earlier this week, much to the delight of music fans.

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According to the announcement, the singer will be heading out on a world tour in 2014. The singer made the announcement while he was promoting his latest album “Blame It All on the Roots: Five Decades of Influences.” This new album is a six set disk that includes his greatest hits and a DVD of his Las Vegas show. For the past few years, Brooks has only been performing in Las Vegas instead of touring, performing a one man show with just the singer and his guitar.

According to the singer, he has plans to bring back his full band for two shows at his Las Vegas residency at the Wynn, as a way to practice once again performing with the entire ensemble before the new tour. As for details on the new tour event, the singer hasn’t divulged too many secrets, but has revealed a few key facts about the tour event.

December Is The Biggest Broadway Month Of The Year

By David Jacobs | December 13th, 2013

This week, there were several big announcements about upcoming live musical performances that have been unleashed just in time for the holiday season. Now that the holiday season is in full swing, it is time for the Radio City Christmas Spectacular in New York City. The 90 minute show features 140 different performers including the Rockettes who will be taking the stage live. The number of shows being held will continue to increase as Christmas gets closer. This is a classic, family-friendly tradition that has been a part of New York City tradition for years. Tickets are on sale now for the show, which will run through December 30th.

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New York City is also home to another big holiday production for those who are fans of live ballet. George Balanchine’s magical version of the classic play, The Nutcracker comes to life in an exciting event. This production is a new vision of the Tchaikovsky classic score. This ballet features a levitating tree and stunning costumes, setting and performances. The play is being held at the Kock Theatre at Lincoln Center and will continue shows through January 4th. Tickets for this New York City Ballet Company performance are on sale now for those who want to see all of the action unfold live on stage during the holidays.

Kings of Leon and Dolly Parton News

By David Jacobs | December 11th, 2013

This week, one of the biggest rock groups in the business today, the Kings of Leon, made a major announcement about their upcoming tour plans. Earlier this year, in October, the rockers revealed that they would be heading out on a new tour across the United States and Canada called the Mechanical Bull Tour. Now the band is making another big announcement, revealing they will be adding another leg to their tour. This second leg of the tour will keep the rockers on the road throughout most of the spring. The tour will officially kick off on March 19th in Phoenix, Arizona. From there the rockers will visit several major venues before wrapping up this second leg of the tour on April 11th in New Orleans. This new leg will add 11 new dates to the current trek, almost doubling the original 16 dates that made up the original tour. Tickets are available now to see the Kings of Leon take the stage in this exciting new concert event, where fans can expect to hear both old and new songs from the group.

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Winter Country News

By David Jacobs | December 11th, 2013

This week, tickets officially went on sale for one of the most anticipated upcoming tours of winter season. This is because award winning country super star Brad Paisley officially launched the sale for the tickets of his next major North American tour. As his current Beat This Summer tour comes to a close, the performer is ready to kick off his new tour, called the Beat This Winter Tour. The new tour event will feature 13 different shows and now tickets are on sale to see this event live. The tour is slated to start on January 9th and the tour will officially kick off with a major performance in Greenville, South Carolina. During this tour, performer Chris Young and Danielle Bradbery will all be joining the performer on stage. The tour is slated to close on March 1st with a final performance in Charleston, West Virginia. Tickets are on sale now for those who want to see Brad Paisley take the stage live in this new tour event.

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Theater Season Is In Full Affect

By David Jacobs | December 8th, 2013

This week, there were several new live theatrical productions that officially opened, including the new live action productions of Because of Winn Dixie. This new musical, based off of the movie of the same name officially opens on December 6th at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre and will continue through December 29th. The production features a Tony Award winning cast and crew as well as a real dog in the role of Winn Dixie. Tickets are on sale now and available to the public.

Another limited engagement that has many talking is the new production known as The Life and Death of Marina Abramovic. This new live production event features performances by Marina Abramovic, Antony, Robert Wilson and Willem Dafoe. This production first officially debuted at the Manchest International Festival in 2011 and has played to sold out audiences all over the world. Now the production is officially making its US debut. The play will open on Thursday December 12th with its official debut and will run through Saturday December 21st. The production will be held at the Park Avenue Armory. Tickets are on sale now and available to the public for those who want to see this show unfold live.

Arcade Fire, Wisconsin Country Thunder and more

By David Jacobs | December 8th, 2013

This week there were several ticketing announcements about upcoming musical tour events. One of the biggest announcements of the week came from the rock band Arcade Fire. The rockers just revealed that they have added more shows to their current 2014 major market tour. This North American tour known as “Reflektor.” The Grammy award winning band will be starting this new tour on March 6th of next year. The tour will officially kick off in Louisville, Kentucky. Right now thanks to the additional shows, the band will stay on the road throughout August 30th. The band will officially wrap up the tour in Montreal, Canada. Tickets are now on sale for all of these dates including the newly added shows.

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This week, the official line up for the Wisconsin Country Thunder summer tour event was revealed. The four day event will be taking place on July 24th-27th in Twin Lakes, Wisconsin. According to the announcement there have been several big name performers who have confirmed they will be taking the stage as part of this annual country music summer music festival. Headliners for this exciting country music event include Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert and Brantley Gilbert. There will also be other performers taking the stage at this event including Gary Allan, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Mark Chesnutt and more. Tickets will go on sale early next year for this event.

Skrillex and The Eagles

By David Jacobs | December 6th, 2013

This week, there were several big tour announcements that have had music fans of all types excited for the
upcoming tour season. One of the biggest announcements of the week came from famed electronic musician Sonny
Moore. The performer, known by many as Skrillex, has just announced that he will kick off a new winter tour
event. The tour, known as the “Takeovers” tour will take the performer to several cities this winter.
Beginning with a performance in San Francisco and ending with a February 14th performance in Brooklyn. Both of
these stops will feature multi-night runs, so that fans have plenty of opportunities to see the show live
while Skrillex is in town. During these performances, the electronic music superstar will be joined on stage
by A$AP Rocky, Jack Beats, Seven Lions and other electronic music performers. Tickets are on sale now and
available to the public for those who want to see the performer take the stage live in this new tour event.

Holiday Season Concert Update

By David Jacobs | December 6th, 2013

This week it was revealed that country crooner Trace Adkins revealed that he would be heading out on a new Christmas tour promoting his latest Christmas album. His new record, titled “The King’s Gift,” which contains classic holiday songs. These songs not only have the country roots that Adkins is so well known for, along with Irish and Celtic influences. The album has already found a great deal of success within the market, and now Adkins has launched an exciting new tour event to promote his album. The tour started in mid-November. This new theatrical tour includes performances from Lily Costner and Andrea Zonn. During this tour event, fans can expect to hear some of the singer’s biggest holiday hits. Shows will carry on throughout December. Tickets are available now for those who want to see the award winning performer take the stage live!

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