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On the Run Tour: Beyoncé and Jay-Z

By David Jacobs | June 16th, 2014

Beyoncé and Jay-Z are unstoppable – literally. Beyoncé just wrapped up her almost year-long 132-date Mrs. Carter Show World Tour this past March while Jay-Z completed his 52-date Magna Carter World Tour this past January. Their 16-city On the Run Summer Tour kicks off on June 25th at Miami’s Sun Life Stadium and will include concerts in both the U.S. and Canada before wrapping up on August 5th at AT&T Park in San Francisco. European tour dates to follow in September, starting in Paris.

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Rumor has it Beyoncé has been putting in several extra hours of rehearsal time for the summer tour and if history and reputation can tell us anything about Beyoncé’s concerts, she will not leave her fans disappointed. In addition to her stunning beauty that captivates anyone that looks at her to having incredible wardrobe changes throughout her performances, Beyoncé delivers amazing choreography, powerful vocal chords, and non-stop entertainment with little to no breaks. Fans describe being brought to tears one minute, then laughing the next minute, all while being mesmerized by Beyoncé’s amazing character that seems to shine through even from on-stage.

Happy Father’s Day Entertainment Update

By David Jacobs | June 15th, 2014

This week, country superstar Brad Paisley announced that he is shifting some of the dates on his upcoming North American tour. The outing, called the “Moonshine in the Trunk” show has the singer touring around the continent to some of the biggest venues in North America. The singer was scheduled to play three shows in Ontario during the tour in mid-October. However, due to scheduling conflicts, the singer has now pushed these shows back to mid-November. Tickets purchased for the October shows will still be honored in November and new tickets for the shows go on sale this week. The new show dates are November 13 (rescheduled from October 15th), November 14 (rescheduled from October 16th) and November 15 (rescheduled from October 18th).

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However, the biggest announcement this week came from two of the biggest rap artists in the industry. Drake and Lil Wayne have been tied to a rumored feud for years. However, the two award-winning rappers have been an end to these rumors with their new co-headlining tour announcement. The two performers have teamed up for a massive summer/fall tour that will take the two performers across the continent to some of the biggest venues in North America. In addition to visiting major markets in the United States such as Atlanta, Dallas, Tampa and more, the two performers will be visiting plenty of venues in Drakes’ home country in Canada.

Miami Heat vs San Antonio Spurs NBA Finals

By David Jacobs | June 14th, 2014

Sunday’s NBA playoff game is going to be very interesting – Or completely embarrassing for the Miami Heat. Right now, the SanAntonio Spurs are ahead 3-1 against the Heat and it looks like the Spurs aren’t ready to slow down their game-winningintensity anytime soon.  They want to win the championship – and it looks like they will. What does this mean for theonce-unstoppable Heat?  Miami Heat shockingly lost two consecutive games at home – Games 3 and 4. Their own fans were booingthem. We knew those Miami fans were traitors!  Game 3 was a complete blowout and in game 4 on Thursday they were crushed bytheir opponents with a final score of 107-86. What is going on? 

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The truth is the Spurs are just a better team this season.They have everything going for them from strong game plans to their level of skill to their tireless energy they’re bringing to every minute of each game. Heat’s head coach Erik Spoelstra stuttered, “They just, they just, they just played great. Ican honestly say I don’t think any of us were expecting this type of performance.” The Spurs are mentally and physically init while the Heat are struggling to catch up. Tony Parker and Boris Diaw are playing real tough while Kawhi Leonard is bringing a young vibrancy to the team. Head coach Gregg Papovich has created a dream team that is making the Heat believe that they’re living in a nightmare they can’t wake up from. 

Old Rockers Still Doing It.

By David Jacobs | June 12th, 2014

Paul McCartney has just announced that he will be canceling the Asian leg of his current tour, after struggling with a viral infection. However, the singer is not quite ready to return to the stage. After taking advice from his doctor, the former Beatle has announced that he will be delaying the start of his US tour and postponing the first seven shows in this leg of his event. The singer was originally scheduled to kick off his US tour on June 14th with a performance in Lubbock, Texas and visit six other cities that month. However, this southern leg of the tour has officially been rescheduled and will now take place in October.


The Paul McCartney tour will now officially begin on July 5th in Albany, New York and the singer will be visiting 11 major markets before taking a rest starting on August 14th when he wraps up his show in San Francisco, California. The new concerts will begin on October 2nd in Lubbock, Texas and will keep the singer on the road through October 28th. Tickets for these newly rescheduled show are on sale now and available to the public.

Summer Broadway Tickets and News

By David Jacobs | June 11th, 2014

With summer in full swing, tickets are now on sale for some of the biggest ‘must see’ summer Broadway shows. These summer spectaculars have shows for daytime and evening viewings, making them ideal for those spending their summer vacations in the Big Apple. One of the most talked about summer shows is “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.” Earlier this week, actor Neil Patrick Harris took away the Tony Award for best lead actor for this production and the show won Best Revival of a Musical. Those looking to get tickets to see the event live will want to act fast when trying to see this production live, as tickets are known to sell out fast for this much talked about show.


The winner for Best Musical at this year’s Tony Awards was “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder.” The show has been described as a one of a kind theatre experience and is one of the most talked about summer shows for theater fans. This new musical has something for everyone and tickets to see the show for all of its performances are on sale now. This production is one for adult audiences, but it doesn’t mean that families can’t get in on the fun this summer on Broadway. The new production of “Aladdin” received rave reviews and tickets are available for those who want to see this classic Disney film brought to life.

Modest Mouse, The Black Keys and Cage the Elephant news

By David Jacobs | June 10th, 2014

This week, popular alternative rock group, Modest Mouse announced plans for extending their current tour. The rockers are currently on the road touring to some of the biggest venues in the United States. After a successful first leg of their tour, the rockers revealed that they will kick off the second lego f their tour on July 11th. This portion of the tour will officially kick off in Saugerties, New York. According to the announcement, the group will have 15 additional stops along their tour schedule that will take them to several cities across North America. Stops along the outing include shows in Montreal, Kansas City, Boise and Queens, New York. During this tour, fans can expect to hear some of the band’s biggest hits to date as well as some of their new singles. During the tour, the band will be joined on stage by one of the three different ‘special guests.’ There is a rotating line up of performers that include Kevin Drew, Mimicking Birds and Brand New. Tickets are on sale for these newly added shows for fans looking to see the group live.


June Entertainment Update

By David Jacobs | June 10th, 2014

This week, the team behind the highly anticipated “Jesus Christ Superstar” arena tour revealed that they would be canceling the entire North American tour. The tour was scheduled to have an all star line-up of performers, taking on the rock musical. The original cast included British singer Ben Forster, Brandon Boyd of Incubus, Michelle Williams of Destiny’s Child, John Lydon of PIL and JC Chasez of N’SYNC. According to the announcement there is no definite reason as to why the shows were cancelled and the team behind the event plans on returning all of the money to ticket holders. Those who bought tickets online or on the phone will receive an automatic refund on the price of their ticket. No other information has been revealed about possibly reopening the event.

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Allman Brothers Band, Lorde and Lollapalooza

By David Jacobs | June 5th, 2014

This week the Allman Brothers Band revealed that final plans for their final concert services. The group has just announced that they will be performing their final shows with a return to the Beacon Theatre in October of this year. The band will be celebrating its 45th anniversary and a 14 year run with their current lineup of performers. The band has just revealed the new final dates for their last string of performances which they have revealed will mark their last time working together on stage.

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The final shows have been rescheduled (they were originally supposed to take place in March) for the month of October. These performances will be held October 21st-28th at the theatre. During this string of performances the band will be playing some of their biggest hits of their last few decades in the industry. The band’s final show, which will end in the early hours of October 29th, will actually mark the 43rd anniversary of the death of band co-founder Duane Allman. Tickets are expected to go on sale to the newly rescheduled shows this month.

Cher, Demi Lovato Updates

By David Jacobs | June 4th, 2014

Pop superstar, singer and actress Cher made a major announcement this week regarding her wildly popular “Dressed to Kill” tour. The singer currently has plans to spend the summer and the fall performing at some of the biggest arenas in the North America. The tour officially kicked off on May 25th and now the singer has revealed she will be adding yet another leg to her North American tour. The second leg of this massive jaunt will include a stop starting September 11th in Albany, New York. The singer will be joined on stage by Pat Benatar who will act as her opening act. The tour will feature a dozen stops and keep the singer on the road throughout early October. Tickets are on sale for the new leg of the show now.


However, this week, one of the biggest announcements came from pop superstar, Demi Lovato. The singer officially announced the first leg of her upcoming tour, called “Demi: The World Tour” for fall of 2014. The tour will officially kick off on September 6th in Baltimore, MD. The singer also announced plans to visit 25 additional North American cities during the outing. Lovato will be stopping in several major markets such as Miami, San Diego, Montreal and Chicago. According to the announcement the singer will be announcing additional stops in other countries, outside of North America later this season. Right now the focus is on the first leg, or the North American leg of the tour.

On the Run Tour, Beck and Rixton News

By David Jacobs | June 3rd, 2014

This week, the British-band Rixton made a major announcement about their upcoming tour plans. The group revealed their new plans to hit the road this summer. The boy-band will be promoting their first top 20 single in the United States, a hit known as “Me and My Broken Heart.” According to the band, they will be traveling across North America on a new headlining tour. The tour will officially kick off in late July with their first performance in Boston, MA. From there, the tour will features 12 additional stops. After more than a month on the road the band will wrap up their outing on August 23rd in Los Angeles, California. During the tour, fans of the group can hear some of the band’s biggest hits to date performed live, in addition to their US chart topper. The group will be joined on stage by opening act, T. Mills.

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