Arts, Music & Shows
03.11.2013 at 8:08 am
This week, rapper Big Boi from the group Outkast revealed that he would be hitting the road later this month for a new tour promoting his recent album, “Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors.” The new tour will take the rapper to venues across North America is a tour he calls his “Shoes for Running Tour.” The multi-talented performer will be visiting some of the largest concert venues in the United States during this concert tour event and tickets are on sale now.
Also, this week, tickets went on sale for the new 2013 show for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. The veteran rock band will be making a one time show appearance this summer at the Milwaukee based Summerfest Music Festival, which is the largest music festival in the entire world. The band will be holding their concert at the Marcus Amphitheater in Milwaukee as one of the headlining events of the two week music festival. Tickets for the concert are on sale now; those who want to see Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers in this one time concert event will want to act fast.
While these veteran rockers have released info regarding their much anticipated performance, another big name rock group, The Eagles has also announced big ticket and touring need. The legendary rock group announced this week they will be taking the road this spring to tour around the country hot off the heels of their new two-part Showtime documentary. Before taking the road for a nine-city run, the band will perform together for a massive show in Las Vegas on March 23rd. During the tour, the group will visit some of the biggest venues in the entire country and for select performances will have special musical guests Joe Walsh and Bob Seger on the road with them. Tickets for these big performances are on sale now, but are expected to sell out quickly so fans who are looking to see the iconic rockers will want to act fast when getting their tickets. Will you be seeing the Eagles live in their new tour?
03.08.2013 at 9:20 am
This week it was revealed that several big live performance events would be hitting the stage for fans of live theatre. One of the first and biggest announcements of the week came when it was revealed that Tony Award winner Jefferson Mays would be returning to the stage for eight performances of the hit 2012 musical comedy A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. Returning to the stage by popular demand, the production will be holding eight performances at The Old Globe theatre in San Diego, California. Since performances are limited the tickets are expecting to go quickly. Those who are looking to get tickets to the event will want to act fast as they are sure to sell out quickly.
Another big live event that is making its return to the stage is one of the most popular musicals of all time, the Phantom of the Opera. A newly revamped version of the production with new leads and performers will be hitting the Broadway stage in March of 2013. Those who are looking to get tickets to see the new fresh faces of this production will be able to get their Phantom of the Opera tickets on sale now.
Another big live performance event that has many people talking is the new live production of Orphans. This highly anticipated Broadway production will begin its previews on March 26th and tickets to see these preview performances are going on sale now. The production will feature several big name performers including Alec Baldwin, Ben Foster and Tom Sturridge. The production, helmed by Lyle Kessler will only be playing in a limited engagement so those who are looking to get tickets to see the production live will want to make sure that they get their tickets fast. Since there will only be a few select performances of this highly anticipated production, seats are expected to sell out quickly to this much talked about live event. Tickets are available now; will you be seeing Alec Baldwin and the rest of the cast taking the stage in this highly anticipated performance?
03.07.2013 at 9:01 am
This week it was revealed that famed performer David Byrne and singer and songwriter St. Vincent would be heading out on the road to support their new collaborative album. The new album, titled “Love the Giant” will take the two performers to some of the biggest venues across the country, and to concert venues in the United States, Canada and Europe. Tickets are on sale now and available to the public.
As the hit rock band Emblem3 currently tours around the country in their latest tour trek, which has completely sold out in venues around the country, the rock group has revealed that they will be adding more touring dates for their fans. The band will be taking the road after finishing up their handful of East Cost shows this month in a new tour event known as the “Goin’ Back 2 Cali Tour.” This massive tour will take “The X Factor” breakout stars on a large jaunt around the country beginning in April in New York City and ending in California. The band developed a massive following on their ‘X Factor’ appearance and many fans from all over the country, which can be seen in their latest set of concert appearances, so tickets are expected to sell out quickly. Tickets to the concert go on sale this month and fans will want to act fast.
While many are anticipating seeing The X Factor stars take the road in their first ever tour, there is also a big first time act taking place in California, in the Napa Valley area. This year will mark the inaugural show for the BottleRock Festival. The first annual BottleRock Festival will take place over four days and features a two mile walkable area along the Nappa River so that fans will not only be able to experience some of the best live music in the country but the beautiful area of the country and wine from 40 different wineries from the area. The festival will features more than 60 acts including big name bands such as The Black Keys, Kings of Leon, Phil Lesh and Bob Weir. Those in charge of the event are expecting more than 35,000 fans a day so those looking to get passes to see the event unfold will want to make sure that they act quickly before they sell out.
03.06.2013 at 6:29 pm
While many bands have already announced their spring touring plans, a number of bands are still announcing new dates. New York based duo MGMT have recently announced an 18-date tour. The band is set to release their third album in June, and their tour takes them from University Park, Pennsylvania, home of Penn State University, on April 26 to the Bunbury Music Festival on July 13 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The band is set to play 15 headlining shows across North America in April and May and is slated to play three festivals, Firefly in Dover, Delaware, Kanrocksas in Kansas City, Kansas, and the aforementioned Bunbury in Cincinnati. Tickets for some dates are already on sale while others are set to go on sale within the coming days.
Another act set to hit the road this spring is Big Boi. Big Boi, a member of the widely critically acclaimed and incredibly successful hip-hop duo OutKast, is hitting the road in support of his second album, Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors. Big Boi launches his 44-date tour on April 18 at the Georgia Theatre in Athens, Georgia. Throughout the course of his tour, he plays a number of headlining shows, as well as some of the most popular festivals, including the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis, Tennessee, Summer Camp Music Festival in Chillicothe, Illinois, and North by Northeast in Toronto, Ontario. Big Boi wraps up his tour in Brooklyn at Celebrate Brooklyn in Prospect Park on June 20. Tickets for some dates are already available; however, not all dates have tickets on sale, so be sure to check with your local ticket provider.
Finally, early 21st century indie rock act The Postal Service have added dates to their 2013 tour, the band’s first since 2013. In addition to the large number of shows previously announced including a pair at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, the band has added six additional dates. The band recently added a second show in Berkeley, California’s Greek Theater, as well as shows in Pomona, California; Kansas City, Missouri; St. Paul, Minnesota; Austin, Texas; and Houston, Texas. The group is set to begin their tour on April 9 at the Grand Sierra Theatre in Reno, Nevada before closing up their tour in St. Paul, Minnesota at the Roy Wilkins Auditorium on August 2. You are not going to want to miss any of these three bands when they come to a city near you.
03.03.2013 at 5:45 pm
With many spring concert tours in full swing and many of the biggest acts in music already on the road for their annual tours, there has been a great deal of news surrounding performers who are adding additional legs to their concerts. Veteran rock band, Soundgarden recently announced that they would be adding a second leg to their current tour due to overwhelming popularity. The tour, called the “King Animal” tour currently as the band on the road touring around North America. The band announced that they will be adding a second round of US tour dates to their tour and 18 more stops to their current trek. The second leg of the tour will begin May 3rd. Tickets for the recently added concert dates are on sale now.
Another long time rock group, Motley Crue also made announcements this week regarding their current tour. The band is currently on the road with fellow rockers KISS co-headlining an Australian tour. Due to the overwhelming success of their current outing, the group will be adding a month of arena shows to their concert event. The band will be kicking off these shows in Canada, where they will stay for a month until playing just a single show in the United States in Gilford, NH to end their tour. Tickets for the new leg of this tour are now available to the public for those who want to see the long time rock group take the stage live.
Finally one of the biggest announcements of the week regarding rock veterans came from the group Green Day. The rockers announced they would also be adding new tour dates to their current world wide tour schedule. The rockers will be playing in several festivals as well as three intimate club concerts this year. While the rockers primarily play in large arenas; they will be adding concerts in these more intimate venues as way to give fans a rare chance to see them up close and personal. Tickets for these newly added US tour dates will go on sale this week to the public. Will you be getting tickets to see Green Day perform?
03.01.2013 at 9:43 pm
This week, tour dates for some of the biggest concert events from some of the biggest rockers in the industry were revealed, having many music fans excited for the summer concert tour season. The first big announcement came from country superstar Brad Paisley. The multi-talented performer announced the official dates for the first leg of his “Beat This Summer Tour.” The tour will take Paisley across the country and to 28 different cities throughout the summer. The tour begins on May 9th in St. Louis, Missouri and the concert will be promoting the singers upcoming new album, Wheelhouse. Ticket will go on sale this month for these concert events.
Meanwhile, iconic rock group Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers have revealed a new nationwide tour that will bring the band to numerous intimate theaters and festivals throughout the late spring and into the summer. The nationwide tour will pull the band away from recording their latest record to perform some of the biggest hits and newest recordings for fans across the United States. The concert will kick off on May 16th in Evansville, IN and tickets are on sale now.
However, there is no denying that the biggest announcement in the world of music from this week came from one of the biggest performers of all time. This is because legendary rocker Bob Dylan announced that he would be heading out on the road for a rare concert tour performance event this year. The performer announced he would be heading to 13 different venues across the United States in a new tour event that is a must see for fans. The tour will begin on April 5th, in Buffalo, New York. The seasoned folk singer will also have opening act, Dawes on the road for him as he heads out on this live music event. Select tickets for some of the performances from the legendary folk singer will go on sale this weekend on March 2nd. If you are looking to see the veteran singer live you will not want to miss out on this opportunity to see one of the biggest rock legends of all time take the stage live. Tickets go on sale for Bob Dylan’s new tour this weekend; will you be seeing the rocker in person?
03.01.2013 at 8:45 am
This week it was revealed that the Boston City Hall Plaza will be hosting its very own rock music festival for the first time in history. The iconic venue will be hosting its first ever festival this may and the event is slated to include acts such as Fun, The Shins, The Walkmen and more. Tickets for the event, which will be taking place on May 25th- May 26th are on sale now. Those who are looking to get tickets to this weekend long festival will want to act fast. Tickets are also on sale for the Peach Musical Festival now. This annual music festival will be taking place on August 15th-18th in Scranton, PA. Tickets are on sale now and available to the public. Big name performers for the summer music festival include the Allman Brothers, the Black Crows and more. Tickets are available in pass form for those who are looking to see all the events live from this weekend long music festival.
While many are excited about these upcoming festivals; the biggest announcement lately has been regarding an upcoming tour with Justin Timberlake and Jay Z. This week everyone in the music world has been talking about the upcoming Justin Timberlake and Jay Z tour now that tour stops have been officially announced. The tour will hit notable stadiums such as Fenway Park in Boston, the Rose Bowl in Pasadena and Yankee Stadium so the duo can play in front of some of the biggest audiences in the country. After the two artists performed together at the 2013 Grammy Awards; it was revealed that the duo would be heading out across the country to perform together in a new concert tour event. The 2013 tour called the “Legends of the Summer Tour” will be heading out across the United States and Canada this summer.
Those who are interested in getting tickets to see the event and to catch Justin Timberlake and Jay Z together in concert can get tickets this week. Tickets go on sale for the event on February 28th to the public and seats to see the duo perform live are expected to sell out fast. Will you be getting tickets to see this massive tour live and in person?
02.27.2013 at 9:52 am
This week, in the world of live entertainment, there has been a great deal of buzz around the world of Broadway. This week, tickets officially went on sale for the Burlesque Drama The Nance. The highly anticipated production will be making its Broadway debut on April 15th, with previews scheduled for the Lyceum Theatre for March 21st. The Broadway production, which will be starring two time Tony Award winner Nathan Lane, is slated to call the Lincoln Center Theatre home. Tickets are now officially on sale for the Douglas Carter Bean drama and tickets are available to the public for both the previews and the official production of the highly anticipated musical.
This upcoming week in the world of Broadway has even more going on thanks to some major news from some of the biggest productions in all of Broadway. This week marks the last week in productions for four shows: “Manilow on Broadway,” “Mary Poppins, “The Other Place” and “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf”. Tickets to all four of these shows are on sale now for those who want to see the production before they end this week.
While several shows will be making their final curtain call, a few additional shows will be making their debut on the Broadway Stage. This week, on March 3rd audiences will be treated to the official opening for “Cinderella” on Broadway. After rave reviews regarding the previews of this Roger and Hammerstein production, tickets are sure to sell out fast for this musical which will be taking place at the Broadway Theatre.
This week on March 3rd, the official previews for the highly anticipated production of “Kinky Boots” will be premiering. Tickets for the Cindy Lauper production are currently on sale now and those who are looking to preview the show before its officially opening can still get their tickets to see the previews for the production or to get tickets once “Kinky Boots” makes its way to Al Hirschfeld Theatre for its official opening on April 4th. However, one of the biggest announcements of the week came when it was revealed that the preview for the production of “Lucky Guy” would be beginning this week. The show, which will star iconic actor Tom Hanks, begins its previews on March 3rd at the Broadhurst Theatre. Will you be getting tickets to see Tom Hanks on Broadway?
02.23.2013 at 11:10 pm
One of the biggest live entertainment events of the year was revealed this week when it was announced new Broadway production of “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” would be coming to the Broadway stage this spring. Previews for the event will begin on March 4th with the official Broadway opening of this iconic musical production being March 20th. Those who want to get tickets to see the production live at the Cort Theatre will be able to buy tickets to see the production live. Will you be getting tickets to see this new adaptation of “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” live?
Another big announcement came from the multi-talented iconic singer and songwriter Jackson Browne. The veteran performer will be hitting the road this summer on an acoustic tour that will take him around the country. The tour will start June 19th in Salt Lake City, Utah. The performer will be playing songs from his past 40 years in the business during this latest tour event. Tickets for this epic tour, which will end on July 5th in Atlantic City, NJ are on sale now. Tickets to see Jackson Browne live are on sale now and available to the public. Those who want to see Jackson Browne live in this rate performance will want to act quickly before tickets sell out.
This week, it was revealed that 2013 would be the year of Faster Horses Festival. This year will be the inaugural event for this music festival which is slated to be a three day country music event. The festival will be held in Brooklyn, MI from July 19th-21st. When the festival was announced it was revealed that by country music acts such as Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean would be headlining the first ever event and that two dozen other acts would be joining the lineup. The 2013 Faster Horses Festivals will feature two stages, nine campgrounds, food trucks and more. Tickets for the event will be sold in three day festival passes. Tickets for the event will go on sale on February 25th, 2013. Will you be getting tickets to see this first ever concert event live?
02.22.2013 at 7:49 pm
This week iconic performer, Jimmy Buffett and his band, the Coral Reefer Band, announced that he would be officially adding additional stops on the 2013 tour around the United States. The 2013 tour, which kicks off this spring, will now keep the performer on the road for most of the summer of 2013. Tickets for the tour dates, including the recently added dates are on sale to the public now.
While many will be turning to the old favorite, Jimmy Buffet in order to get tickets to see him perform live after decades in the industry, those who are looking for something new in terms of live entertainment will be treated to a special entertainment spectacular this week. The live musical ‘Your Hardbody Handbook” starts its premiers this week in New York City. This new American musical, inspired by real events is based on the 1997 documentary of the same name; making it one of the first musical Broadway productions to be based on a documentary. From the creative minds behind Memphis and Jersey Boys comes this new production that takes a look at modern American life and features hit musical selections from acclaimed recording artist Trey Anastasio from Phish. This production promises to be unlike any other in the work of live theatre. Previews start February 23rd and tickets are on sale for the production now.
After an announcement came last week revealing that Justin Timberlake and Jay Z would be heading out on the road for a 2013 summer tour, this week the two performers announced more information on their upcoming tour. The duo revealed the official line up for their tour which will be called the “Legends of Summer Tour” the Grammy Award winning artists will be heading out on the road to some of the biggest venues in the country beginning with a July 17th performance in Toronto. The concert will keep the performers on the road through August 16th when their final concert will be played in Miami. Tickets for all of the shows, except the scheduled New York City show will go on sale February 28th; will you be getting these highly coveted tickets to see these performers take the stage live?