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05.09.2013 at 1:20 am by chicagojacobs
This week, the band Heart also announced a new tour event. The rock duo revealed that they will be hitting the road for a new 2013 tour called the Heartbreaker Tour. The Wilson sisters will also be joined on stage by Jason Bonham during the event, the son of Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham. Together the two acts will be performing a thirty minute tribute to Led Zeppelin at the end of every concert. The tour is slated to kick off on June 17th with the tour beginning in West Palm Beach, Florida. There will be more than 30 stops along the tour until it wraps up in Ridgefield, WA. Select concert dates are on sale now and tickets for the Los Angeles show and other stops along the tour go on sale May 10th.
While many have been talking about the upcoming Heart tour; there is no denying that most eyes in the music world have been on Justin Timberlake, as he made a major announcement this week about his upcoming tour. After revealing that he would be giving fans a glimpse at his latest musical creations when he heads out on his 2013 Legends of Summer tour with Jay Z, Timberlake had another announcement up his sleeve for fans. This week, the singer revealed that after the 12 city Legends of Summer tour ends that he will be heading out on his own headlining tour on the 20/20 Experience Tour.
This will be the first headlining trek for Timberlake in six years and during the tour he will be visiting some of the biggest venues in the entire world. The singer revealed information on the first round of tour dates for the event this week, indicating that the tour would be kicking off on October 31st in Montreal. So far, the tour will include 23 different stops in North America that will keep the performer on the road throughout February of 2014. According to the team behind the tour, more dates including information on international stops on the tour will be released this month.
03.14.2013 at 10:33 pm by chicagojacobs
This week it was revealed that the hit band Phish would be taking the road in a new live tour event. The wildly popular jam band has been part of the music scene for years and is often hailed as one of the most popular bands to see live in concert. Much to the delight of fans from all over the country, the Vermont-based rockers will be heading out on a tour that will start this summer. The 2013 Phish summer tour event will features several multiple-night stays in venues such as Commerce City, Colorado, Saratoga Springs and San Francisco. The band will be performing three nights in a row during these three spots. Although the band is making a handful of several night residencies, fans should still get their tickets early as this group is known for selling out some of the biggest arenas in the country fast night after night. Tickets for the 2013 Phish summer tour are on sale and available to the public now.
While many music fans are ready to purchase their Phish tickets to see this band take the stage live, many music fans are also excited about another big summer tour performance that will be taking place this year. At the annual South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, Yahoo! announced they would be starting a new annual music festival, known as the On The Road Music Festival. The first annual festival will be a mobile music festival that will travel to cities both in the United States and in Europe.
The 2013 inaugural event will be headlined by acts such as Jay Z, Kendrick Lamar, Fun and The Lumineers. Select locations will also have appearances from Justin Timberlake and Frank Ocean as well. The 2013 On the Road Music Festival will kick off in New York City on May 3rd and will end in London on July 14th. Tickets to the event go on sale now; will you be getting tickets to see this mobile music festival live?
03.01.2013 at 8:45 am by chicagojacobs
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?
02.22.2013 at 7:49 pm by chicagojacobs
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?
02.14.2013 at 11:29 pm by chicagojacobs
This week one of the biggest acts in music today, Bruno Mars, announced that he would be heading out on the road for a brand new world tour. Mars revealed the information this week on his appearance on The Ellen Degeneres Show, and announced that the new tour will be heading out around the globe. The singer will kick off the tour in North America this summer and stay out on the road while visiting cities like Atlanta, Los Angeles, Chicago and Miami during the summer. After the North American leg of the tour wraps up, the singer will be hitting the road for the European leg of the tour that will keep him overseas for weeks. While on tour, the talented performer will be joined by pop sensation Ellie Goulding. Tickets for the event go on sale next week and will be available to the public at that time.
While man fans of the pop superstar Bruno Mars have been anxiously awaiting this tour news; the biggest announcement of the week came from two of today’s leading performers. After a wildly successful performance at the Grammy Awards, singer Justin Timberlake announced that he would be heading on the road with his co-performer for the Grammys, Jay-Z on a new stadium tour.
This new tour will mark the return to the stage for Timberlake after an extended hiatus to work on his acting career and will also be the first tour for Jay-Z in years. The duo revealed the tour will take them to ten different stadiums across the country. The tour will kick off this summer and tickets are expected to go on sale later in the month. During the tour fans can expect to hear individual performances from both of the performers as well as their collaborations from Timerblake’s latest record “Suit and Tie.” This tour is slated to be one of the biggest tours of the summer, will you be seeing Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake on tour when they head out across the country?