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End Of The Year Concert Update

By David Jacobs | December 28th, 2013

This week there were several big announcements that hit the entertainment industry.  One of the first big announcements of the week came from the metal band Dream Theater. The rockers revealed new plans to tour through Europe in early 2014. The band will then be heading out on the North American leg of their tour called the “Along for the Ride” tour. The European trek will now be taking place over the course of two month and they will be touring over the course of the next two months. The band will then return to North American in Toronto, Canada on March 20th. Then the rockers will continue to tour from coast to coast doing more than three dozen shows, before wrapping up their tour in Los Angeles, California on April 19th, before heading to Mexico for a few final performances. Tickets to see the heavy metal rockers are on sale now and available to the public.

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Another major announcement this week came from the folk-pop singer and songwriter Brett Dennen. The singer revealed that he will be heading out on a new late spring European tour event. From there the singer will go into a Northern American theater show behind his album “Smoke and Mirrors” fifth studio album “Smoke and Mirrors.” The singer will start these shows on February 14th. Tickets are on sale now and available to fans of the singer that want to see Dennen take the stage live.

OneRepublic and Brit Floyd News

By David Jacobs | December 26th, 2013

This week, there were several major announcements about upcoming tour events that are sure to deliver music fans with plenty to be excited about this holiday season. One of the biggest announcements of the week came from the successful rock band OneRepublic. The alternative rockers revealed that they will be hitting the road in a new tour event for 2014. This new outing will be in support of their 2013 album “Native” and will not only feature new tracks from this record but some of the band’s earlier hits as well. According to the announcement from the rockers, The band revealed that they will be heading out on a 16 date tour outing that will officially kick off in Denver, Colorado at the Red Rocks Amphitheater. The outing will then continue over the read of the month taking the band to several major stops before wrapping up in Wantagh, New York on June 29th. During the tour the band will be supported by opening act The Script. Tickets are on sale now and available to the public for those who want to see OneRepublic take the stage live for their summer outing.

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Christmas Time Equals Broadway Time

By David Jacobs | December 23rd, 2013

With Christmas week right around the corner, Broadway has unveiled some exciting news about their upcoming live performance schedule. There are several irregular schedules and new performances that will be taking place this week and several shows that are getting special performance times specifically for the holiday. The live production of The Lion King is always a popular holiday show and during the holiday season. This family friendly show will be one of the few productions that will take place on Christmas Eve. Those who are looking
to take the whole family to a show on Christmas Eve will find that The Lion King still has tickets available for this show. On Christmas day, there will only be a few shows playing for theatre goers, but there are still tickets available for the Christmas shows that will have performances on this day. The live production of Wicked The Musical will be performing on Christmas with an evening show and tickets are still available to see this production on Christmas night. On Christmas evening, there will also be performances of Rock of Ages, Pippin and Phantom of the Opera. Tickets for all of these shows are still available for their Christmas and Christmas Eve showings.

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Santana Tickets and Music News

By David Jacobs | December 22nd, 2013

This week, there were several big announcements regarding upcoming tour events from some of today’s most popular artists. One of the first big announcements came from famous folk-pop artist Brett Dennen. The singer and songwriter just revealed that he will be heading out on a new North American theater tour event in support of his album “Smoke and Mirrors.” This new tour event will precede the artist’s late spring European tour. The singer and California native will start off on a Sun Cruise starting February 14th through February 18th
before returning to the states to start his US tour. The tour will officially kick off on February 20th in Birmingham, Alabama. After kicking off this tour, the singer will be visiting 23 major markets during his outing. The domestic road trip will end on April 13th in Fort Lauderdale at the Tortuga Music Festival.

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In other tour news, the group the Zac Brown Band has just revealed they will be keeping their current tour efforts going into 2014. The band is currently spending the holiday season on the road and is also planning on doing several shows in the new year. Last week the band released their latest album “The Grohl Sessions Vol. 1.” Behind this unveiling the group will be performing several Las Vegas shows on January 11th-12th as well as a January 29th concert in Chattanooga, TN. The group has also revealed that they will be performing several summer dates in 2014 as well. Tickets are on sale now to see the Zac Brown Band live.

Straight No Chaser and OneRepublic News

By David Jacobs | December 21st, 2013

This week several rock outfits announced that they would be heading out on the road for new live show events. One of the first announcements of the week came from the famed a cappella group, Straight No Chaser. The vocal group first rose to fame when they appeared on the hit television singing competition “The Sing Off.” The group has been touring throughout the month of December and has just revealed that they will continue to tour in order to support their new album. Their latest album is called “Under the Influence” and it’s set to be released on May 7th. The group will continue to perform through December 31st including a stop at the Fabulous Fox Theatre before taking a break for their newly announced tour event. On May 8th, the day after their new album is released, the rockers till head back out on the road until May 19th for a tour to support their new record. Tickets are on sale now to see the group perform live.

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John Butler trio and Lorde News

By David Jacobs | December 17th, 2013

This week pop group the John Butler trio made an announcement about their upcoming domestic tour. The pop recording artists revealed that they will be heading out on a new spring club and theater tour that will take the group across North America. The new tour event will be supporting the band’s latest record. The multi-platinum selling band will start their North American tour event with a concert on February 3rd at the New York City Bowery Ballroom. The performance sold out almost immediately, as did their second performance in Brooklyn for February 4th. from there the band will head out on the road for three weeks, visiting several major venues including stops in Vancouver and San Diego. The outing will be supporting the band’s sixth studio album called “Flesh and Blood.” Tickets for the shows that haven’t sold out yet are on sale now and available to the public.

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Concert Tickets and News

By David Jacobs | December 16th, 2013

This week, Christina Perri revealed that she will be heading out on a new tour event. The singer revealed that she will be heading out on a spring club and theater tour across North America. This tour event will be called the “Head or Heart” tour. The singer will be heading out to support her sophomore album of the same name. The performer will not only sing but play piano, guitar and bass during the event. The tour will officially kick off in Denver, Colorado on April 4th. From there the performer will be heading out to a 32 city trek across the United States. This includes stops in several big markets including a two night step on April 16th-17th in New York City. The tour will officially wrap up in Vancouver, British Columbia on May 26th. Tickets go on sale now for those who want to see the performer take the stage live in this new tour event.

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Mid December Concert Update

By David Jacobs | December 15th, 2013

This week, there were several big announcements regarding the tour schedules of some of today’s biggest artists. One of the biggest announcements of the week came from the Indie pop/rock performer Annie Clark, who performs under the stage name St. Vincent. The wildly successful artist recently announced that she will be releasing a new album in early 2014. The album and the newly released title track from that album will be called “Birth in Reverse.” The album will officially debut on February 25th. In support of this album, St. Vincent will also be heading out on the road for a new tour event. According to the performer, she will be performing approximately 30 shows for the North American tour. This new tour will officially kick off the day after her album drops, on February 26th. The tour will start in New York at Terminal 5; from there the signer will continue her tour throughout the spring, before wrapping up the event on April 12th in Buffalo, New York. Her final performance from the tour will take place in Ashbury Hall. Tickets for this new tour event go on sale this month.

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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.

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