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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.

Kings of Leon and Dolly Parton News

By David Jacobs | December 11th, 2013

This week, one of the biggest rock groups in the business today, the Kings of Leon, made a major announcement about their upcoming tour plans. Earlier this year, in October, the rockers revealed that they would be heading out on a new tour across the United States and Canada called the Mechanical Bull Tour. Now the band is making another big announcement, revealing they will be adding another leg to their tour. This second leg of the tour will keep the rockers on the road throughout most of the spring. The tour will officially kick off on March 19th in Phoenix, Arizona. From there the rockers will visit several major venues before wrapping up this second leg of the tour on April 11th in New Orleans. This new leg will add 11 new dates to the current trek, almost doubling the original 16 dates that made up the original tour. Tickets are available now to see the Kings of Leon take the stage in this exciting new concert event, where fans can expect to hear both old and new songs from the group.

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Winter Country News

By David Jacobs | December 11th, 2013

This week, tickets officially went on sale for one of the most anticipated upcoming tours of winter season. This is because award winning country super star Brad Paisley officially launched the sale for the tickets of his next major North American tour. As his current Beat This Summer tour comes to a close, the performer is ready to kick off his new tour, called the Beat This Winter Tour. The new tour event will feature 13 different shows and now tickets are on sale to see this event live. The tour is slated to start on January 9th and the tour will officially kick off with a major performance in Greenville, South Carolina. During this tour, performer Chris Young and Danielle Bradbery will all be joining the performer on stage. The tour is slated to close on March 1st with a final performance in Charleston, West Virginia. Tickets are on sale now for those who want to see Brad Paisley take the stage live in this new tour event.

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Theater Season Is In Full Affect

By David Jacobs | December 8th, 2013

This week, there were several new live theatrical productions that officially opened, including the new live action productions of Because of Winn Dixie. This new musical, based off of the movie of the same name officially opens on December 6th at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre and will continue through December 29th. The production features a Tony Award winning cast and crew as well as a real dog in the role of Winn Dixie. Tickets are on sale now and available to the public.

Another limited engagement that has many talking is the new production known as The Life and Death of Marina Abramovic. This new live production event features performances by Marina Abramovic, Antony, Robert Wilson and Willem Dafoe. This production first officially debuted at the Manchest International Festival in 2011 and has played to sold out audiences all over the world. Now the production is officially making its US debut. The play will open on Thursday December 12th with its official debut and will run through Saturday December 21st. The production will be held at the Park Avenue Armory. Tickets are on sale now and available to the public for those who want to see this show unfold live.

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