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Fall Concert News

By David Jacobs | October 17th, 2013

This week the official line up for the 8th annual Stagecoach Festival was revealed. According to the team behind the three-day country festival, the event’s official line up will include headlining performances from Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean and Eric Church. The festival will be taking place next spring, April 25th-27th at the Indio Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. These are not the only performers for the vent either. The announcement revealed that other acts such as Florida Georgia Line, Brantley Gilbert, Loretta Lynn, Hunter Hayes, Jennifer Nettles and John Prine will all also be performing at the event. Tickets go on sale this week on October 18th for those looking to see all of the action unfold live.

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However, one of the biggest announcements of the week came when the official lineup for the iHeartRadio holiday run was revealed. This year’s iHeartRadio ingle Ball tour will feature some of the biggest names in music and will include an extensive three week holiday tour that will keep the artists on the road throughout much of the holiday season. The current tour plans involve 12 city stops, starting on December 2nd in Dallas, Texas and wrapping up on December 20th in Miami, Florida. During the tour, fans can expect to hear short sets from the event’s artists and unique collaborations from the talent, for a concert experience designed to be unlike any other.

Jamey Johnson, Gregg Allman and Jimmy Buffet

By David Jacobs | October 16th, 2013

This week, famed country singer, Jamey Johnson, revealed that he will be heading out on a new tour event that will take him to several theatre venues across the United States. In addition to making a guest appearance at the George Jones tribute event next month, the country singer will be heading out on a fall theatre run that will kick off on October 18th in Jackson, MS. From there the singer will visit 12 different major markets before wrapping the concert up in December. Tickets are on sale now for those looking to see Jamey Johnson perform live.  

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Another southern rocker, Gregg Allman has also made an announcement regarding his upcoming tour event. The rock icon has been on the road all summer touring with his Allman Brother Band, but is now heading out on the road for a solo effort. Due to the success of his fall solo run, which kicked off on October 11th in Montgomery, Alabama, the singer has revealed that he will be extending the run into 2014. During the tour the rocker will be visiting some of the biggest venues in the country. Tickets are on sale now for this new concert event.

Theater Mid October Update

By David Jacobs | October 16th, 2013

The live theater world was treated to several big announcements this week as Broadway continues to boom in the fall season. One of the biggest announcements of the week came when it was revealed that on October 15th, the all-male production of Twelfth Night, performed in repertory with Richard III will begin previews. The previews officially start on the 15th for Twelfth Night with previews for Richard III beginning on October 19th. These previews will be taking place at the Belasco Theatre. Both productions will be featuring all male casts, headed by Tony winning performer Mark Rylance. Tickets for these previews and for the official opening on the show are on sale now.  

 

This is not the only Shakespeare production to be taking place in the 2013-2014 Broadway season. There are several productions from the famed playwright that will be appearing on the Broadway stage. Another one of the most anticipated runs will be this fall, Romeo and Juliet has just hit the stage this week. The production features performances from Indie-film star Elizabeth Olsen in one of the two stagings.  Other stars for the production include T.R. Knight and Daniel Davis. The production is slated to run through November 10th. Tickets are on sale now.

Panic! at the Disco and Jaheim News

By David Jacobs | October 10th, 2013

This week it was revealed that hit R&B singer, Jaheim, will be heading out on the road for a new fall tour. This new tour event will be taking the performer throughout the United States in support of his most recent studio album. The singer’s latest album, titled “Appreciation Day” has been one of his most successful to date and on this new concert extravaganza, fans of the singer will be able to hear some of the biggest songs from this new hit album. This new tour event will start on November 14th in Cincinnati, Ohio. From there the performer will stay on the road through November 8th with a performance in Grand Prairie, Texas where he will wrap up his tour event with a final performance. Other major stops along this trek include concerts in Baltimore, Maryland, Atlanta, GA, and Washington D.C.  

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During this new tour event, fans will not only be able to hear some of the artist’s biggest hits from his career, including hits from his mega successful 2010 album “Another Round.” Tickets are on sale now to see the performances from this new tour event live.

 

The Pixies, Imagine Dragons and More

By David Jacobs | October 9th, 2013

This week the winner of the 2012 X Factor competition, James Arthur, revealed that he will be heading out on his own new solo tour event. The Event will have the artist headlining several big shows that will take him throughout the United Kingdom and Europe. Beginning in January of 2014. During this tour, fans can expect to hear several hits from his new self-titled debut album, set to hit shelves on November 4th. Tickets go on sale October 11th. 

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Meanwhile, the iconic rock outfit, the Pixies, have made a concert announcement of their own, revealing that they will be heading out on a new North American tour. This 2014 tour event will begin on January 15th in Toronto and will include stops all over the United States and Canada. The tour will be wrapping up at the Austin Music Hall in March. Tickets go on sale this week for those who want to see the Pixies take the stage live. 

 

NBA Season Is Here

By David Jacobs | October 8th, 2013

While many sports fans may be focused on the current MLB end of season race and the current NFL season, basketball fans have been treated to several big announcements about the upcoming NBA season.  The previews kicked off this Sunday October 6th and included the much talked about preview game between the Denver Nuggets and the Los Angeles Lakers that took place Sunday October 6th, in an event that introduced basketball fans to the debut of Brian Shaw as part of the Denver team.   

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However, these big match-ups aren’t the only pre-season showings that basketball fans have to watch out for.  Now that the exhibition schedule is in full swing, there are several big match-ups on the horizon. On Tuesday, October 8th the Milwaukee Bucks and the Cleveland Cavaliers will be matching up at the Quicken Loans Center in Cleveland, Ohio. The young Cavs roster will be looking to see some major leadership thanks to their point guard Kyrie Irving. This will be the official pre-season opening for the Cavs and the first opportunity for fans to see the team’s number one pick Anthony Bennett. Tickets for this game are still available to the public for those who want to see this exciting matchup take place live. 

2013-2014 NFL Update

By David Jacobs | October 7th, 2013

Now that the National Football League is in full swing, fans are getting to see how the season is going to be shaking out for their favorite teams. For some fans, such as fans of the Denver Broncos, the 2013-2014 season is already shaping up to be an exciting one. The Broncos came out of the gates strong this year with an early season win over the Baltimore Ravens in their first game. Led by quarterback Peyton Manning, the Broncos have gone on to win their next four games. This week the 5-0 Broncos will be taking on the Jaguars to try to keep their undefeated streak alive in a game that has a 28 point spread. This upcoming matchup, taking place this Sunday at 3:05 pm is a must see for fans looking to find out if the Broncos have what it takes to stay undefeated all season long. The matchup will be taking place at the Bronco’s home turf; tickets are one sale still for those who want to see the game unfold live.   

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October Theater Update

By David Jacobs | October 7th, 2013

This week, theatre fans were treated to some major music announcements when it was revealed that several big productions would be taking the stage in new Broadway events. One of the biggest announcements came this week when the team behind the production of Big Fish revealed that the play would officially be opening to the public with the official production for the event. The musical, which is based off of the 1998 novel from Daniel Wallace has been in preview mode for the past month. The play will be officially taking the stage this week and tickets are available now to see the production live on Broadway.  

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In other Broadway news, the new productions of the “Twelfth Night, Or What You Will” and of “The Tragedy of King Richard The Third,” from William Shakespeare. These productions have been rated as some of the ‘must see’ productions of the year. This production is designed to provide audiences with a new look at these classic tales. Previews for the production will begin on October 15th at The Belasco Theatre on Broadway. From there the production will officially open on to the market on November 10th with ticket pricing starting at $25 for both the shows. The production will only be playing on Broadway for 16 weeks so audience members are encouraged to get their tickets fast to see this show live.

Lauderdale Live Music Festival, Ghost and Lupe Fiasco

By David Jacobs | October 7th, 2013

This week, the line up for the inaugural Lauderdale Live Music Festival was announced, and it was revealed that several major performers will be taking the stage at the event. According to reports, the first ever music festival will take place on December 7th at the Huizenga Plaza in Lauderdale. The event will go on until December 8th. According the the announcement, acts will include the Indigo Girls, Lyle Lovett and Huey Lewis and the News.  Tickets are on sale now for those who are looking to get tickets to the first annual showing of this major music event.   

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Meanwhile, the Swedish heavy metal band Ghost revealed that they will be headlining a new major event that is be visiting some of the biggest arenas in the United States. According to the rocker they will be on the road this fall not only visiting major arenas but also performing in a number of theatre performances alongside Avenged Sevenfold. This will all be promoting the band’s spring release of the album Infestissuam. The band began their tour event in the iconic Rosemont Theatre in Rosemont, Illinois, on Thursday. The band will be visiting venues in the United States throughout most of the fall before heading to the UK for another leg of the tour. Tickets are on sale now. 

October 2013 Update

By David Jacobs | October 5th, 2013

This week, the legendary rock outfit, The Eagles announced that they will be adding dates to their latest tour, called the “History of the Eagles’ tour. According to the announcement from the band, these additional shows will be taking place at The Forum. The band will be the first musical act to perform at this music venue in Inglewood, California after it reopens on January 15th. The band will be doing several performances at the venue after completing 25 different performances as part of their current tour event. This tour kicks off on October 4th in Lincoln, Nebraska. Tickets for the newly added shows are on sale now and available to the public.   

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Another big name musical act has also made some announcements regarding his tour, as Justin Timberlake has just announced the expansion of his “20/20 Experience” tour. According to the singer, he will be adding some new UK and European tour dates for his trek that will start on March 30th with a performance in Sheffield, UK. From there the singers will be hitting several major cities such as Berlin, Paris and Glasgow. Tickets for these newly added shows go on sale October 4th.

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