Archive for February, 2014

Jack Johnson and One Direction 2014 Tour News

By David Jacobs | February 9th, 2014

This week fold rock star Jack Johnson revealed that he will be heading out on a new international tour. This exciting new tour event will be supporting the singer’s 2013 release “From Here to Now to You.” According to the announcement from the Hawaii native, the singer will be spending much of the spring and summer on tour. The event will begin the touring season with a small tour in March throughout South Africa. Then in mid-May he will officially launch the new tour in the United States, beginning with an appearance at the hangout Music Festival in Gulf Shores, AL. From there, the singer will head out on a 15-city domestic outing that will keep him on the road through late June. From there the singer will head to Europe. By August, Johnson will return to the United States with a handful of shows before wrapping up the tour. During this tour, fans can expect to hear songs from the rocker’s recent album, which debuted at the top of The Billboard 200 charts. 

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Broadway Theater Update

By David Jacobs | February 7th, 2014

This week there were several big announcements regarding the world of live theatre that have Broadway fans more than excited for the upcoming year. The announcements began with a reveal from one of the most popular plays on the stage today, Matilda. Thanks to tremendous ticket sales, the team behind the musical has revealed that they will be heading out on a new tour event. The producers revealed that starting in May of 2015, the show will head out on a major official tour which will start in LA. From there the production will visit other major markets such as San Francisco, Dallas and more.

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Another one of the big announcement from the week came this week when the new production, Bronx Bombers officially opened on the stage. The play is a new drama from Eric Simonson and it officially opened on February 6th to public. This play has been a much talked about venture for the theatre world as it takes a look at one of the most popular sports teams in the world of professional sports today. The story tells the tale of the New York Yankees, through the eyes of the legendary player Yogi Berra. This production is slated to have everyone from theater fans, to New York lovers to sports enthusiasts alike cheering as the Broadway production brings a unique tale to stage. The Broadway play officially opened at the Circle in the Square. Tickets are on sale now and available to the public for those who are looking to see the production live.

Garth Brooks, The National and Vampire Weekend

By David Jacobs | February 6th, 2014

This week there were several big concert announcements beginning with an announcement from Garth Brooks. Before the country icon releases the official schedule for his upcoming 2014 tour, he has just released tickets for the kickoff to the event, set to take place in Ireland. This will be the first show in 17 years that Brooks has performed in the country. When tickets went on sale, Brooks sold nearly a quarter of a million tickets for his event at Croke Park in just 90 minutes. The sold out event covers three days of concerts and is the fastest in history for any artist. Tour date announcements for the North American leg of the tour are slated to come this month, and if these first shows are any indication of what ticket sales will be like, fans can expect concert tickets to see Garth Brooks live for the first time in more than a decade, will be selling out fast.

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CTC Keeps You Up To Date

By David Jacobs | February 5th, 2014

This week, pop songstress Katy Perry made another new big announcement regarding her upcoming tour plans. The singer revealed that she will be adding even more dates to her upcoming Prismatic tour. The singer made headlines when she announced her massive 2014 tour, and fans from all over the country quickly flogged to get tickets to these performances. Now, due to heavy ticket demands, the singer has added several additional shows to her upcoming agenda. The singer has revealed that she will be adding new shows in Washington DC, Newark, Chicago, Boston, two shows in Toronto, Philadelphia, Edmonton, Los Angeles, Vancouver, San Jose, Anaheim, Houston and Dallas.

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While on tour, the singer will be joined on stage by one of three opening acts; Capital Cities, Tegan and Sara and Kacey Musgraves. For most of the newly added tours, Capital Cities will be performing to open up for the singer. Tickets for the newly unleashed dates for this Katy Perry tour go on sale this month for those who want to see the performer take the stage live.

Murder for Two and Simply Liza

By David Jacobs | February 2nd, 2014

This week there were several big announcements regarding some of the most exciting live musical performances of the year for theatre fans. One of the first big announcements came about the production called Murder for Two. This live musical event has been one of the most talked about live shows in recent years and the team behind this hilarious new production has just announced that additional tickets are now on sale to see the super-charged performance live. The double act, which has been hailed by many as one of the most unique productions in New York features two performers, both playing the piano, one acting out the investigator of a crime and the other acting out the parts of all of the suspects. The sold out show has just added new tickets and new performance times for those who are interested in seeing the show live. Tickets are available for the new dates now but are expected to sell out fast.

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