Posts Tagged ‘Billy Joel’

Paul McCartney, Ed Sheeran, Kings Of Leon and More

By David Jacobs | April 23rd, 2014

This week the Minnesota Twins baseball team made the official announcement for their new Target Field concert. While many expected Billy Joel to take on the role of lead performer for the concert, fans were pleasantly surprised when it was revealed that Paul McCartney would be performing at the concert. This special concert will be supported by the baseball team and is annually the biggest event of the year for Minnesota fans. Those who are looking to see the special outdoor concert event, will find that tickets are on sale now.

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Ed Sheeran also made a major announcement last week, revealing that he will be heading out on a new North American arena tour. This tour outing will start on August 22nd in Seattle, Washington. From there the singer will make 15 different stops in cities across the country including stops in Boston and Chicago, as well as other major markets. This tour will come after Sheeran wraps up his highly successful European outing. Sheeran has already had a successful year, including a tour with Taylor Swift and an appearance on Saturday Night Live. More dates are expected to be announced later this month. Tickets for this new outing go on sale on April 25th to the public.

Kanye West and Billy Joel Update

By David Jacobs | January 27th, 2014

This week there have been several big announcements as music fans gear up for the upcoming tour season. One of the big announcements of the week came from rapper Kanye West. The singer has just added another leg to his North American tour called the “Yeezus” tour. The new tour event is supporting his album of the same name and will feature some of his latest hits from this wildly popular record. The superstar will be extending the tour significantly with this being his first solo trek in the last five years.

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The singer is currently on hiatus from touring but is slated to return to the stage on February 13th. This new leg of his tour will officially kick off in University Park, PA and will continue to eight different stops over ten days’ time. Key stops along the way include concerts in Baltimore and Atlantic City. The tour will then wrap up in Uniondale, New York on February 23rd. Kanye West has not released any additional information about other plans for additional legs of this tour at this time. Tickets are on sale for the newly unveiled leg of this Kanye West Tour.

November Tour Update

By David Jacobs | November 3rd, 2013

This week, there were several big announcements that rocked the music world, beginning with an announcement from the iconic perform Billy Joel. The singer revealed that he will be heading to the Brooklyn Barclays Center to perform on New Year’s Eve this year. This performance will follow a number of European stops that the singer is slated to make. The Grammy winner is currently performing in England and Ireland this week before heading back to the United States. The New Year’s Eve show is expected to sell out quickly with Joel at the head of the performance. The concert will also include opening acts from Ben Folds Five. After the show, on January 7th, Joel will also be making a major performance at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida. The tickets to see this one of a kind performance go on sale November 9th to the public.

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Coachella, Jazz Fest, Steve Martin and More

By David Jacobs | January 25th, 2013

This week it was revealed that in the world of live entertainment, several of the biggest acts in the industry would be taking the road for new 2013 tour events. One of the biggest announcements of the week came from iconic comedian Steve Martin. The multi-talented performer announced this week that he would be heading out on the road with The Steep Canyon Rangers for an all-new 2013 American Tour. The tour will also feature performances from Edie Brickell. This US tour will kick off in Fort Meyers, FL on May 22 and will feature 15 different stops. Tickets for the tour event are on sale now.

Meanwhile announcements were also revealed for the 43rd annual Jazz Fest in New Orleans. This year’s event will take place from April 26th through May 5th and will feature performances from Billy Joel, Fleetwood Mac, Maroon 5, Frank Ocean, Little Big Town and B.B. King. Tickets for the event, including VIP packages are now on sale online at the festival’s official website where all passes are available to the public.