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Firefly Music Festival. Tim McGraw and more

By David Jacobs | January 22nd, 2014

This week, music fans of all types have been excited to hear about some of the big concert events that will be hitting the country once summer kicks off. One of the big announcements of the week came regarding the Firefly Music Festival. This year, the annual festival will be taking place June 19th through June 22nd at the Woodlands of the Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware. According to the team behind the event, the lineup includes Outkast, Foo Fighters, Jack Johnson, Weezer, Tegan and Sara and more, all performing live. There are also a number of other bands and performers that will be taking the stage during this event. Tickets are on sale now for those who want to see the festival take place.

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In other concert news, the country icon Tim McGraw announced new plans for an exciting tour event this week. The Grammy Award winning country singer revealed that he will be heading out on the road for a new 2014 tour. The singer, who just released his latest single this week “Lookin’ For That Girl” will be treating fans to some of his new recording performed live as well as some of the biggest hits the singer has had during his long and successful career in the music business.

Super Bowl XLVIII Tickets

By David Jacobs | January 22nd, 2014

Every year in the United States, there is a single sporting event that somehow manages to outshine any other sporting event of the year. Annually, this one athletic display is the Super Bowl, the championship game of the National Football League. The first football game was played on January 15th, 1967, following the regular 1966 season. Since then this annual event has not only been one of the most televised sporting events year after year, but annually tickets to see the Super Bowl live have been some of the most coveted in the entire world. In addition to crowning the champion of the league for the year, the Super Bowl is known for having exciting live performances and a slew of events during the week that help celebrate this most honored football matchup.

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This year, marks yet another Super Bowl for football fans as Super Bowl XLVIII will officially take place on February 2nd, 2014. For fans of the sport this is one of the most unique Super Bowls in recent history as it will be held this year in New York City. This will be the first time in recent memory where the Super Bowl will be held at a ‘cold’ arena instead of in the south where temperatures are milder or in an arena that is domed or covered. This has many football fans worrying about poor weather conditions impacting the game. However, for those living in New York City, there is nothing but excitement buzzing about having this popular game being held in the Big Apple.

Bruno Mars and Meat Loaf News!!!!

By David Jacobs | January 19th, 2014

This week, Meat Loaf, one of the biggest names in the music industry revealed that he will be heading out on a new early spring residency in Las Vegas. The Grammy-award winning singer revealed a second round of dates for his Las Vegas residency. This new residency will be taking place at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino. This concert event, called the “RoxkTellz and CockTails Presents Meat Loaf,” will return to the stage on February 13th and will continue every Thursday, Saturday and Tuesday through early April, giving fans of the singer plenty of opportunities to see him take the stage live. More than two dozen dates have been confirmed so far.

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Another big announcement this week has also had music fans excited about the upcoming tour event. This is because pop superstar Bruno Mars revealed that he will be heading out in a new tour event. The singer, who will be performing at the 2014 Superbowl, has revealed the details of his extensive 2014 schedule. The singer will be spending much of 2014 on the road supporting his international tour for his album “Unorthodox Jukebox.” The singer will be performing first in Australia and Asia before he returns to North America. Upon returning to the states, the Hawaiian-born musician will be kicking off a North American leg of his “Moonshine Jungle” tour. This tour event will officially kick off on May 27th in Fresno, California.

Concert Winter Weekend Update

By David Jacobs | January 17th, 2014

This week, several big announcements hit the music world, including an announcement about the Play Amnesty International Concert. The annual festival which is a Human Rights Concert, will be taking place in Brooklyn, New York on February 5th. This concert is the first Human Rights Concert of its type since 1998. This year, there will be several big name performers taking the stage at this event, which will be held at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn. The line-up includes Imagine Dragons, Lauryn Hill, The Fray, Colbie Calliat, Cake, Tegan and Sara and more. Tickets are on sale now for those who want to see this star-studded line up live.

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This week, there was no bigger announcement than the one made by pop singer, Katy Perry. The platinum selling performer revealed to fans this week that she will be heading out on an exciting new tour event that will take her across North America. According to the singer, the new tour will be called the “Prismatic” tour and it will feature several hits from the singer’s latest album of the same name. According to the announcement, the singer will kick off her tour on June 22nd in Raleigh, North Carolina. From there, the singer will stay on the road for the next four months, visiting 46 different cities during this time. During the tour, Perry will have several opening acts including Capital Cities, Kacey Musgraves and Tegan and Sara, depending on the location. This tour will follow Perry’s UK leg of her
Prismatic tour which will kick off in the UK on May 7th. This leg of the tour will feature opening act Icona Pop. During the tour, fans can expect to hear both new songs from the singer as well as some of her biggest past hits performed live.

Ready For Summer?

By David Jacobs | January 17th, 2014

This week, there were several major announcements to hit the music industry that have fans excited for spring of 2014. One of the first big announcements came regarding Jazz Fest 2014. This year will mark the 45th anniversary of the New Orleans based festival and it will feature several big name performers. This year the festival will take place over two weekends in April and May and will be held at the Fair Grounds Race Course. According to the team behind the event, this year’s lineup is going to include performances from Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen, Arcade Fire, Robin Thicke, Foster the People, The Avette Brothers and Christina Aguilera. With such a large star-studded lineup the event is expected to sell out quickly. The first weekend of the two weekend festival will be on April 25th-27th while the second weekend will take place May 1st-4th. Tickets are on sale now and available to the public for those looking to attend this event.

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Concert Update 2014

By David Jacobs | January 15th, 2014

One of the biggest announcements this week came from country superstar Jason Aldean. The singer visited Good Morning America last week to announce his new tour plans to the public. This new tour event will take the singer to approximately 50 cities during a new event called the Burn It Down tour. According to the singer, during this new tour event, he will also be partnering up with the MLB for special performances that will bring the actor to several big name stadiums such as National Park and Citizens Bank Park. During the new tour event Aldean will be joined on stage by opening acts Florida Georgia Line and Tyler Farr. During the new tour, fans of the singer can
expect to hear some of his biggest hits of his career as well as several of his latest singles, performed live. The tour will officially kick off on May 1st of this year and will keep the singer on the road throughout the summer. Tickets for the new event officially go on sale to the public on January 24th for those who want to see the singer live.

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Midwinter Concert News

By David Jacobs | January 12th, 2014

This week there were several big announcements revealed about the upcoming international concerts that will be taking place in 2014. One of the announcements of the week came from The Pretty Reckless. They will be headlining the return of the SnoCore Winter Tour. The rockers have had a dedicated following during their latest tour and will be reaching even more fans as part of their SnoCore Winter Tour event. Here fans can also hear some of the band’s latest songs performed live. This tour event has taken a two- year hiatus and will now officially be returning to the stage. Other performers for the tour will include Heaven’s Basement, Crobot and The Letter Black. Tickets are on sale now and available to the public.

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Another big announcement came from the alternative rockers OneRepublic. The rockers revealed that they have mapped out a new outing that includes runs in both Europe and North America. The new tour from the Colorado natives will mark their first foray into Europe. According to the rockers they will begin this exciting new tour in late January. From there the rockers will visit 28 different stops to major markets. The tour will keep the band on the road through late March. On this new tour event, fans of the rockers will hear some of the rockers’ biggest singles from their career in the industry as well as some of their new songs.

2014 Coachella music festival Info

By David Jacobs | January 11th, 2014

This week there were several big announcements for music fans, including an announcement from Jennifer Nettles. The country superstar revealed that she will be heading out on a new solo release album called “That Girl.” The singer will be taking a break from performing with Sugarland to head out on the road for this new solo effort with a subsequent run. During her new tour, Jennifer Nettles will be taking the stage alone and treating fans to singles from her solo album. This new album is set to be released on January 14th. The tour, called the “new Girl” tour will officially kick off on Valentine’s Day on February 14thin in Washington, DC. From there Jennifer Nettles will head to 13 different stops during her trek. Tickets are on sale now and available to the public for those who want to see the singer take the stage solo.

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Goo Goo Dolls and Chromeo Update

By David Jacobs | January 8th, 2014

This week, there were several big announcements from today’s leading artists about their upcoming tour events. One of the big announcements of the week came from the electrofunk duo, Chromeo. The artists revealed that they will be hitting the road this spring for a brand new tour event. This 2014 tour came shortly after the duo released their latest album. This new effort is a collaboration with Toro Y Moi called “Come Alive.” According to an announcement from the band, the group will be heading out on the new tour beginning at the House of Blues in Texas. The tour will officially kick off on April 6th and will keep the band on the road through June 6th. During this new tour event, the group will be stopping in several major cities across the United States and will even perform in several cities overseas before wrapping up their tour in London. Tickets are on sale now and available to the public for those who want to see the group perform live.

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Theater Season 2014 News

By David Jacobs | January 6th, 2014

Now that the holiday season has come and gone, the Broadway theatre world is back in full swing and there are several exciting productions that are taking place in the regular Broadway season. One of the most talked about new productions is the musical starring Gerry Goffin known as Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. This production is taking place at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre and is one of the most talked about new productions of the season. The show will be filled with classic hits from Carole King as well as some new musical productions that are sure to have audiences dancing in the aisles. Tickets are on sale now and available to audiences who want to see Beautiful: The Carole King Musical live.

Another much talked about live theatrical production is coming to audiences starting this January with the new production of Intimacy. This new play will be debuting on the Broadway stage on January 14th and will run through March 8th. The show which is being brought to audiences by Thomas Bradshaw has been hailed by the New York Times as one of the top plays of the year. This production is being brought to audiences by The New Group. This production will officially open on the 14th and tickets are available now for this much talked about new production.

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