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Archive for October, 2014

Archive for October, 2014

October Concert News

By David Jacobs | October 15th, 2014

This week, one of the biggest bands in rock history, The Who, announced plans for their 50th anniversary tour. The band will be heading out on a new tour, and tickets for newly added shows go on sale next week. The band announced the dates for the North American leg of the tour this week, which will feature stops across the country. The tour called “The Who Hits 501” will kick off on April 15th in Tampa, Florida and run through May 30th where it will wrap up in Forest Hills, NY. Then the band will kick off another leg, starting on September 14th in San Diego, and running through November 4th in Philadelphia. Other major stops include shows in St. Louis, Dallas, Chicago, Boston, Pittsburgh and more. Tickets for the 2015 concert event go on sale for most dates on October 17th.

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34th annual John Lennon charity tribute concert and More

By David Jacobs | October 15th, 2014

This week the line up for the 34th annual John Lennon charity tribute concert was announced. The annual event will be held this year in New York City in December. The team behind the event made the announcement this week on what would have been Lennon’s 74th birthday. According to the announcement there will be several big performers taking the stage at the event. This includes Kate Pierson of the B-52’s, Marshall Crenshaw, Ben E. King and Joan Osborne. Debbie Harry will also be performing at the event. The concert will be held on December 5th at Symphony Space in New York City. Proceeds of the concert will benefit John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Spirit Foundation. Tickets go on sale for this concert event this week, for all who want to see this special annual tribute live.

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Bob Seger News

By David Jacobs | October 14th, 2014

This week, shortly after announcing plans for his new album, Noel Gallagher revealed that he will be heading out on the road for a new tour event. The album, called “Chasing Yesterday” will feature a brand new single and exciting track list and will be released to the public on March 2nd, 2015. The singer will be promoting the release of this new album with a UK tour. The new tour will keep the singer on the road through 2015 and will feature songs from the new album, including his highly anticipated upcoming single. According to the singer, the single will be called “In the Heat of the Moment” and will be released on November 17th. This highly anticipated new single promise to give fans a preview of the music they can hear on the new album and on the singer’s accompanying tour. The tour kicks off on March 3rd in Belfast. Tickets for these tour dates will be released to the public on Friday October 17th. Additional shows for the tour are expected to be announced in the upcoming weeks.

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Ariana Grande Tour

By David Jacobs | October 1st, 2014

The seemingly overnight pop sensation singer Ariana Grande continues to succeed at everything she attempts. Starting out at a ripe old age of 8, Grande has been performing for audiences that include television, broadway and on stage.

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It seems Grande has appeared on stage everywhere lately whether an award show, like the MTV Video awards or the famed late night comedy hit, Saturday Night Live. The song bird, often compared to the likes of singing diva Mariah Carey because of her ability and skill at hitting a range of high notes, has opened up tours for a number of performers including Justin Bieber. Recently Grande joined Adele in a illustrious ranking – that of being the only female artist with three top ten hits simultaneously by a lead artist.

Now Grande is making news again. She’s recently announced her first North American tour. The tour will run for three months, beginning in February 2015 and culminating in April 2015. Called the Honeymoon Tour, the announcement comes only three weeks after the release of her second studio album, My Everything. Though the tour will run mainly throughout the United States, Grande will make two stops in Canadian cities Toronto and Vancouver. Still months away, the tour is already causing much hype in the industry and among Grande’s fans, being compared to tours by hot artists Katy Perry and Lady Gaga.

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