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Archive for April, 2014

Archive for April, 2014

Jay-Z and Beyonce Touring and Peter Frampton News

By David Jacobs | April 30th, 2014

This week, guitar legend Peter Frampton announced both a new tour and a new album. After unveiling plans for his new record,
the performer revealed that he will be heading out on a new summer tour. The tour outing was announced on the performer’s
64th birthday. During the tour, audiences can expect to hear some of the performers’ newest songs from his upcoming album,
set to be released next month. The tour officially kicks off on Saturday June 21st, 2014 and will include several big stops
along the way including shows at the Lincoln Center in Washington DC. Tickets to see the Grammy Award winning performer are
on sale now and available to the public for those looking to see the guitarist takes the stage live.

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After much speculation regarding their plans for an upcoming tour, and rumors regarding the details of a new tour outing, Jay
Z and Beyonce have released the official lineup for their upcoming tour event. The new tour will be called the “On the Run”
tour, and despite previous plans to start the tour off in Atlanta, it will officially kick off in Miami on June 25th. From
there the concert will visit 15 additional major stadiums in some of the biggest markets in the United States and Canada. Big
stops along the way include shows in Toronto, Chicago and Philadelphia. The tour will also make stops in Atlanta at the
Georgia Dome and in New Orleans at the Mercedes Benz Superdome, among other famous arenas in North America. The tour will
officially wrap up in San Francisco at AT&T Park.

Paul McCartney And Austin City Limits Festival Update

By David Jacobs | April 30th, 2014

This week, Paul McCartney revealed that he would be rescheduling the Chilean show for his international “Out There” outing. The legendary singer moved his show, back after the plane carrying his equipment was delayed. After news of this delayed show was revealed McCartney also announced that after the South American portion of his tour wraps up early next month that he will be heading to Asia and eventually North America. McCartney has added six additional concerts to his calendar starting with a show on July 9th in Chicago, IL. The singer will then stay on the road until wrapping up his outing on August 14th in San Francisco, California. During the tour McCartney will be promoting his latest studio album, called “New” which was released last October. Tickets are on sale now for the remaining stops along the singer’s massive global outing.

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Miley Cyrus And Michael Buble Tour News

By David Jacobs | April 30th, 2014

After much controversy surrounding her current Bangerz Tour, Miley Cyrus has revealed her plans regarding her missed concerts. The singer recently called an early end to the domestic leg of her tour after suffering from an allergic reaction that left her hospitalized for days. The 21 year old singer announced that she has postponed the remainder of her concert dates in the United States, but has already started to reschedule shows. Currently, several shows have been rescheduled for August. There are a handful of dates on the tour that have been cancelled altogether, including shows in Kansas City, St. Louis and Charlotte. The European leg of the tour will remain the same. So far, new shows have been rescheduled for August 4th in Pittsburgh and August 14th in Chicago. More rescheduled shows are expected to be announced in the coming months. Tickets for these newly rescheduled concerts are on sale now and available to the public and those who had their show cancelled.

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Spring Time Theater Time

By David Jacobs | April 24th, 2014

This week, there were several major announcements regarding big Broadway and touring productions. Theater fans will be delighted to hear that these productions will officially be opening to the public, just in time for spring. One of the first big announcements came regarding the new national tour for the production Dirty Dancing. This production is an adaptation of the 1987 hit film of the same name. The show will be launching its national tour this summer, starting with a show in Washington, D.C. The show will be premiering at The National Theatre on August 26th before touring across the country to 30 different markets in North America. Stops along the way include shows in Houston, Boston, Seattle and Ottawa. No other information on the tour has been revealed at this point. Tickets are expected to go on sale next month to the public.

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Paul McCartney, Ed Sheeran, Kings Of Leon and More

By David Jacobs | April 23rd, 2014

This week the Minnesota Twins baseball team made the official announcement for their new Target Field concert. While many expected Billy Joel to take on the role of lead performer for the concert, fans were pleasantly surprised when it was revealed that Paul McCartney would be performing at the concert. This special concert will be supported by the baseball team and is annually the biggest event of the year for Minnesota fans. Those who are looking to see the special outdoor concert event, will find that tickets are on sale now.

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Ed Sheeran also made a major announcement last week, revealing that he will be heading out on a new North American arena tour. This tour outing will start on August 22nd in Seattle, Washington. From there the singer will make 15 different stops in cities across the country including stops in Boston and Chicago, as well as other major markets. This tour will come after Sheeran wraps up his highly successful European outing. Sheeran has already had a successful year, including a tour with Taylor Swift and an appearance on Saturday Night Live. More dates are expected to be announced later this month. Tickets for this new outing go on sale on April 25th to the public.

Old Rockers Keep On Rocking

By David Jacobs | April 22nd, 2014

This week, there were several big announcements regarding some of the most iconic performers in the music industry today. This began with an announcement from the rockers Steely Dan. The group revealed that t hey will be kicking off their latest tour called the “Jamalot Ever After Tour.” This event will kick off at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall in Portland, Oregon on July 2nd. The tour will include 47 stops throughout the United States and Canada. The duo, who was just inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, will be joined on stage by an eight piece band, who they have toured with before in the past. During this tour event, the band will be visiting some of the biggest major markets in the country including San Diego, Nashville and Boston. Tickets are on sale now for select dates for those who want to see the iconic rockers take the stage live.

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Broadway In The Spring

By David Jacobs | April 20th, 2014

This week there were many major announcements about upcoming Broadway shows as the new season gets underway. One of the biggest trends in the world of Broadway has been massive show revivals of some of the most beloved plays in the history of live theater. One of the most talked about revivals has been of Romeo and Juliet. The production stars film actor Orlando Bloom along with Condola Rashad. However, this isn’t the only iconic play revival that is starring a major movie star. This week, the new production of Of Mice and Men, opened on the Broadway stage.

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This production follows the infamous story that unfolds in the Great Depression and stars James Franco and Chris O’Dowd who play George Milton and Lennie Small. The play also brings television and movie star Leighton Meester to the stage, in her role as Curley’s wife. The production experienced positive reviews during their previews and opened this week to an outstanding turnout of supporters. Tickets for these shows are on sale now and available to the public for those who want to see the classic John Steinbeck tale brought to life.

Austin Mahone + Jay Z and Beyonce Tour

By David Jacobs | April 19th, 2014

This week Austin Mahone revealed that he will be heading out on a new tour following the release of his debut album called The Secret. The popular singer will kick off the new tour on July 25th in his hometown of San Antonio, Texas. During the outing, he will be joined on stage by several performers including special guests Fifth Harmony, The Vamps, Alex Angelo and Shawn Mendes. The tour will keep the performer on the road through September and will feature stops in LA, Nashville and Toronto among others. Tickets are on sale now and available to the public for fans looking to see the performer lives on stage.

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This week one of the biggest announcements in the entertainment business came from two of the most successful recording acts in the business. The husband and wife team of Jay Z and Beyonce revealed that they will be heading out on a new tour event this summer. According to the announcement, the new tour will be called the “Mr. and Mrs. Carter Tour.” After a great deal of speculation regarding a potential tour from Beyonce, the announcement was revealed about the two superstars heading out together on the road.

Music News and more

By David Jacobs | April 19th, 2014

This week it was revealed that new dates have been added for the official “Nashville” tour event. The tour which features some of the famous performers from the ABC show will be bringing the show’s stars to some of the biggest venues in the country. After the first few shows from the first ever event wet on sale April 4th, only to sell out in minutes, more dates have been added to the outing. The concert will have another date in Philadelphia, after selling out their first event, now playing on May 5th at the Tower Theater. Tickets go on sale for this concert on April 19th. Other shows in Chicago, DC and NYC have all sold out as well and even more new shows are expected to be added soon.

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Steely Dan and Zac Brown Band News

By David Jacobs | April 15th, 2014

This week the Zac Brown Band revealed that they will be adding a second show to their massive Fenway Park event. The group revealed that they will be adding a second Boston date to their tour after selling out the massive venue in just minutes. This makes the group only the second country act to sell out the 37,000 seat ballpark. The rock/country group will then head out to several other tour stops throughout the spring and summer that will take them around the United States. This includes stops in Lincoln, NE on May 24th and 20 additional shows in major amphitheaters around the country. The second Fenway Park concert is scheduled for June 27th. Tickets for these and other shows for the group are on sale now to the public.

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This week one of the biggest announcements of the week came from Steely Dan. The group revealed that they will be heading out on a new tour event that will officially kick off this summer. The tour will start in Portland, Oregon on July 2nd, and will be called the “Jamalot Ever After Tour.” After kicking off this July, the rockers will head out on the road to 47 different stops throughout the United States and Canada. During this outing, the band will be performing some of their biggest hits to date as well as some of their latest recordings. The duo, who has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, is planning on delivering fans with live performances of what have been some of their most popular songs.

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