Arts, Music & Shows
04.30.2013 at 4:27 pm
This week, music fans of all types were excited when two of the biggest bands from the 1990s announced they would be teaming up for a new concert tour event in 2013. The Counting Crows and The Wallflowers, who are fresh off recent tours in Australia and Europe, have revealed that they will be kicking off a new tour of North America this summer. The tour is slated to kick off on June 14th in Farmingville, New York. This trek across North America will feature stops in Boston, Las Vegas, Chicago and more and will end on July 21st with a performance in Costa Mesa, California. Tickets for the shows are on sale now and available to the public.
Another big announcement in the music world came today when the lineup for the UPROAR Festival was revealed. The annual festival will feature performances from over a dozen different acts and will tour around the country for two months. This will be the fourth annual UPROAR festival and headliners will includes Jane’s Addiction, Coheed and Cambria and Alice in Chains. The tour kicks off on August 9th at the Toyota Pavilion in Pennsylvania. Tickets go on sale next month for the tour.
However, the biggest announcement of the week undoubtedly came from rock legends the Allman Brothers Band. The classic rock and blues band revealed that they would be touring with limited late summer tour dates this summer season. The band, who rarely tour revealed that they would be putting on ten shows this summer at select venues around the country. The band will be supported on the road by acts such as Grace Potter and the Nocturnals and Steve Winwood. So far the band has revealed that they will be kicking off their late summer tour August 16th in Scranton, PA. The tour is currently scheduled to run until September 7th, 2013 where it will end in Wantagh, New York. Tickets go on sale next week. Will you be getting tickets to see the Allman Brothers live?
04.29.2013 at 8:31 pm
This week, a number of big live performance announcements were made regarding the theatrical stage. With these announcements, many theatre fans are excited about some of the upcoming events for this upcoming theatre season. The live production of Silence! The Musical, is now playing on Off-Broadway after a brief hiatus. The production has now resumed performances at the Elektra Theatre. Tickets are on sale now and available to the public.
One of the biggest announcements of the week came when the team behind the Listen Up! concert starring Darren Criss tour revealed that tickets would be going on sale this Saturday, April 27th. The Darren Criss tour will feature the “Glee” star and star of How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying in a concert that will be promoting his new studio album. The tour will kick off on May 29th in San Francisco, California. Tickets are now on sale and available to the public.
While the star of one big musical is heading out on the road for a concert tour event, another big production is launching as well. This week tickets go on sale for the new production of Pippin. This over-the-top jazz musical is now holding performances live on the Broadway stage. The production opened this week to rave reviews and features an all-star cast of performers. Tickets are available now.
While many are excited for Pippin now that the highly anticipated production is officially open on Broadway, others are excited about the new production of Caberet. The new Caberet revival is slated to open next season and tickets are slated to go on sale soon. This week it was revealed that Alan Cumming would be reprising his role as the Master of Ceremonies in the production. This will be a revival from the Roundabout Theatre Company and is slated to be one of the most highly anticipated acts of next season. While official casting has not been confirmed, names such as Emma Stone have been revealed as possibilities of taking the lead in the production. Will you be seeing Caberet when it opens on Broadway?
04.26.2013 at 10:21 pm
Summer is fast approaching which means that it’s time for some of the biggest summer music festival lineups are being revealed for the 2013 season. One of the biggest announcements of the week came from the organizers behind the Rockstar Energy UPROAR festival. According to the team behind the festival, top bands such as Alice in Chains, Coheed, Janes Addiction and Cambria and Circa Survive will be headlining the event. This will be the fourth annual UPROAR Festival. Every year the festival travels around the country and visits several locations along the way including stops at the Toyota Pavillion. The concert will kick off on August 9th and will wrap up in the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on September 15th. Tickets for the event are on sale and available to the public right now.
In other festival news, a selection of additional acts has officially joined the 2013 lineup for the Bonnaroo music festival event. The concert event originally revealed its lineup earlier in the month and now a number of additional bands will also be taking the stage for the concert event. Bands that will be added to the lineup include Empire of the Sun, Solange, ALO and more. Tickets for the Bonaroo music festival are on sale and available to the public right now.
While some get excited for the summer for the annual music festivals, others know that summer is also time for the annual American Idol Live! concert tour event. This year’s concert will feature the top ten finalists from Season 12 of the American Idol competition. The tour will also feature an 11th ‘fan favorite’ contestant that was selected by fans of the show. The concert will kick off in St. Louis, Missouri on June 29th. During this tour the performers will make 39 different stops along their trek. The tour will conclude in Nashville, TN on August 31st. Tickets for the tour go on sale May 3rd to the public and $1 for all of the ticket purchases will go towards Melanoma Research Alliance. Will you be getting tickets to see this year’s American Idol Live?
04.26.2013 at 8:02 am
This week several big concert tour announcements were made that have had fans of all types excited about the summer touring season. One of the biggest announcements of the week came when Robert Plant announced new 2013 tour dates for the Sensational Space Shifters. The famed lead singer of Led Zeppelin will be heading out on the road with his new band, The Sensational Space Shifters for an exciting tour event that is sure to be a ‘must see’ for all types of rock fans. The tour is slated to kick off on June 20th in Dallas, Texas. The tour will then be finishing up on July 27th in Brooklyn. The tour will include 21 total stops. Tickets for this highly anticipated rock event go on sale April 26th.
Another big tour announcement this week came from some of the biggest names in rap music when the dates and lineup for the second annual Under The Influence of Music tour were released. The tour will be headlined by Wiz Khalifa A$AP Rocky, and B.O.B. among other performers, in a must see event. During this concert tour spectacular the performers will be visiting some of the biggest arenas in the entire country. The tour will take place in the summer of 2013 and keep the performers on the road for most of the season. The event will kick off in Mountain View, California on July 17th. Tickets for the concert go on sale Saturday April 27th.
Finally the biggest announcement of the week came when the official line up for the Americanarama Festival of Music Tour was announced this week. The tour confirmed that Bob Dylan will be headlining the event along with bands Wilco and My Morning Jacket. The tour event will feature a selection of rockers and visit some of the biggest venues in the country making 26 different stops along its way. The tour is slated to kick off in West Palm Beach, Florida on June 26th. Tickets to see this massive tour festival event go on sale April 27th. Will you be getting tickets to see Bob Dylan, Wilco and the rest of the bands play in this one of a kind traveling music festival?
04.23.2013 at 8:12 pm
This week sports fans of all types have their eyes set of the NBA as this week marks the official kick off of the 2013 NBA finals. Over the weekend the first round of play got underway and fans were not shorted when it came to the action. With 16 teams currently competing for a spot as the number one organization in the NBA and to win the Larry O’Brien trophy, there is plenty of action surrounding the current tournament. With popular teams like the Boston Celtics, the New York Knicks, the Brooklyn Nets and the Chicago Bulls, the Miami Heat, the LA Clippers, the Lakers, the Memphis Grizzles, the Oklahoma City Thunder, the San Antonio Spurs and more all playing in the 2013 NBA playoffs there is no denying there is plenty of action to be seen with this tournament. There are tickets on sale now for those who want to get in on all of this basketball action.
With the MLB professional baseball season now in full swing, sports fans of all types are able to get tickets to see their favorite teams take the field live. After a successful pre-season in terms of ticket sales the MLB regular season games are now being played and the race is on to see who will make it to the end of the season for the play offs in October. With over 100 different games per team left to play in the season; fans have plenty of opportunities to see their favorite teams take the field live during the MLB season.
This week, there was not only big news being revealed about the MLB, but also about the upcoming NFL season. The NFL revealed this week that they would be hosting prime time game match ups during the season for all 17 weeks of the regular season. The NFL also revealed that they would be kicking off the regular season with a prime time game between last year’s NFL champions the Baltimore Ravens and the Denver Broncos. Tickets for this game and for the 2013 season are now on sale and available to the public. Will you be getting prime time tickets to the biggest NFL games this season?
04.21.2013 at 9:04 pm
The world of rock music is buzzing right now as many are gearing up about some of the big events that are taking place in the next few months in the world of rock music. One of the biggest announcements of the week came from hard rockers Black Sabbath. The band, which is headed by legendary performer Ozzy Osbourne has announced they will be adding new tour events in North America to their current 2013 spring and summer tour. The tour kicks off on April 20th in New Zealand and now there will be four additional shows taking place in North America as well. Tickets are on sale and available to the public now.
The blues rock and soul singer ZZ Ward also made an announcement of her own when the singer revealed she would be taking the road for a new tour event to promote her album “Til The Casket Drops.” The concert is set to kick off on May 18th in Fort Worth, Texas and will include 29 different stops during this tour event. Her concert event will end on August 30th when she will appear at the Milwaukee, WI Harley Davidson 110th Anniversary event. Tickets are on sale and available to the public right now for those looking to see this performer take the stage live.
However, for many in the world of music one of the most highly anticipated shows coming up will be taking place next weekend. In just a few days the highly anticipated concert event from Prince, taking place at The Joint at The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. This two night event will actually feature four shows; with Prince playing both an 8 PM and a 11:30 PM show every evening. Tickets to this highly anticipated show which will take place April 26th and April 27th on the Las Vegas Strip, are on sale and available to the public right still for those who want to see Prince play live. Will you be getting tickets to see Prince take the stage live?
04.20.2013 at 2:57 pm
This week it was revealed that several big name rockers would be hitting the road for new live music events that are sure to have rockers of all types on the edges of their seat. First, new concert tour events were added to the current co-headlining rock tour that features 3 Doors Down and Daughtry. The bands are currently on the road performing a successful run of concerts, and due to popular demand, they will be extending their tour to include even more shows. The concert began in 2012 and after a small break the bands will be back on the road beginning on July 5th. With several new dates added to the show fans will have even more opportunities to see this band perform live. Tickets for the newly added shows are now available to the public.
In other news, the rock band Furthur, which features former Grateful Dead members Phil Lesh and Bob Weir, has announced a new fall tour around the country. After completing an April residency the band will head out on the road on May 9th and wrap up the show in October at the Greek Theatre in LA tickets for the concert tour event are on sale now.
Finally, one of the biggest rock announcements of the week came from the group the Black Crowes. The veteran rockers will be joining fellow rock group Tedeschi Trucks for a new concert tour event. The bands will come together to co-headline a new summer tour that will also feature opening act The London Souls. The Black Crowes will come straight off of their own headlining tour to join this “Summer Tour of Outdoor Venues” as the name suggests, the band will only be visiting outdoor concert venues with a trek that will begin July 19th in Nashville TN. The tour will keep the band on the road throughout the rest of the summer, wrapping up on August 15th. Tickets are on sale now for this tour. Will you be getting yours to see these bands play live?
04.18.2013 at 11:00 pm
With spring well underway and summer just around the corner, live music fans of all types are waiting anxiously to hear more information about summer music festivals. While many lineups for upcoming summer events have already been released, very little information has been unveiled about the massive San Francisco based annual festival known as The Outside Lands Festival. The team behind the event announced the final lineup for the event this week and revealed that the festival will take place from August 9th-August 11th in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco.
According to the announcement headliners will include performances from Paul McCartney, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and more, with appearances from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Nine Inch Nails and other bands. Tickets for the highly anticipated event, including three day festival passes will go on sale Thursday, April 18th to the public.
While many are excited about these live entertainment announcements, one of the biggest announcements for music fans came from the band Black Sabbath. The band revealed that they would be taking to the road in 2013 for a North American tour. The famous rock band, along with lead singer Ozzy Osbourne is scheduled to kick off in the end of the summer. So far, the tour, which is designed to promote the release of the band’s new album, 13, will kick off on August 4th. The group is currently only revealing three dates for their North American tour and has revealed that more information about the tour will be released soon. The band revealed that they will be playing a show in Holmdel, New Jersey on August 4th, a show in Quincy, WA on August 24th and performing in Los Angeles, California on September 3rd. These shows will be added to the already announced show for August 14th in Toronto.
04.17.2013 at 10:41 pm
With summer right ahead, concert fans of all types have been anxiously awaiting lineup announcements from some of the biggest summer music festivals of the year. One of the most popular music festivals of the season is the New York based Electric Zoo festival. This event features some of the biggest names in electronic music, who come in from all over the world to play a one of a kind festival in New York City. While many music festivals are known for holding their events in large open fields and in rural areas, this event is held right in the middle of the city and is known for being one of the most visited concert events of the summer. The team at Electronic Zoo announced the official line up for the three day event last week and revealed that the 5th annual festival will once again be taking place on Labor Day Weekend.
The event will have two main stages and will feature headlining acts such as Bassnectar, Steve Aoki and Avicil. With more than 20 acts taking the stage, this is a must see event for electronic music fans. Tickets for the festival are on sale now and available to the public.
Another big announcement from the music world came from the band Slightly Stoopid. The rockers revealed they would be taking the stage in a new summer tour this year called the “Kickin Up Dust Tour” the band will be hitting the road along with fellow rockers Atmosphere for a new tour event that will be taking place July 10th through August 23rd. Tickets to see this band take the stage live in their new tour event will be available this week to the public.
Finally the latest big summer concert tour announcement of the week came from some of the biggest bands of the 90’s when the lineup for the Under the Sun 2013 tour lineup was announced. The lineup for the summer tour event will feature bands such as Smash Mouth, Sugar Ray, Fastball and Vertical Horizon the Gin Blossoms and more. The groups will be heading out on the road for a tour event that will kick off on the 4th of July in Socorro, Texas and feature stops in 36 different cities.
04.14.2013 at 11:11 am
This week, music fans who love the music of the 1960s were treated to a real concert tour surprise when it was revealed that The Turtles and several other acts from the 60’s would be taking the road in a new tour. This will be the fourth annual “Happy Together” tour and it will take several acts including Flo and Eddie, Gary Puckett and the Union and more on the road. The tour will start on June 8th with a performance in Biloxi, MS and will include 54 different stops during the trek. Tickets are on sale now for the tour.
Another great act from past generations, Brian Wilson, also made some announcements this week about his tour. Along with Beach Boys bandmates Al Jardine and David Marks, Wilson will be on the road for a new summer show event. The three Beach Boys are out celebrating the group’s 50th anniversary on a new tour and due to overwhelming popularity the band is adding several additional shows to their summer concert. Tickets are on sale now for these shows.
Meanwhile the Grammy award winning singer and songwriter Ryan Bingham is preparing for his own tour around the country with his new “Tomorrowland” tour. The concert is slated to begin on May 4th in Corpus Christi, Texas and the tour will include 33 different stops in cities all across the United States. This tour will be in support of Bingham’s fourth studio album, also called “Tomorrowland” tickets for the event are on sale now and available to the public.
Finally, one of the biggest concert news events from the week came from the California rockers Papa Roach. The platinum selling rock band began their highly anticipated nation-wide tour this week. Beginning on April 13th in Orlando, Florida the band will be on the road through the month of May, before heading overseas for a month-long European tour. This tour will be supporting the band’s latest studio album, a record called “The Connection” Tickets for the concert are on sale now and available to the public. However, the rockers are known for selling out some of the biggest venues in the world, so fans will want to act fast when getting their tickets.