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Summer Concert Ticket News

By David Jacobs | June 28th, 2014

This week, several artists announced plans for their upcoming fall and summer tour schedules now that the summer season is officially in bloom. One of the first major announcements came from Foster the People, the Indie-folk rockers who just announced that they will be heading out on an extensive North American tour. The tour will kick off after the group wraps up their current outing in Europe. The concert will feature performances of some of the band’s biggest hits to date as well as some of their new material. The show will kick off in Morison, CO on August 6th and feature stops in big markets such as Orlando, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles. The tour will keep the band on the road throughout the fall. Tickets are on sale now.

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Colbie Caillat also announced plans for her own US tour. The singer revealed that she will be heading out around the United States in a tour that will support her latest album “Gypsy Heart (Side A).” The singer will also be performing some of her other major hits from her long and successful career in the industry. The tour will kick off in Huntington, NY on September 3rd. Other major stops include shows in San Diego, Niagra Falls and others. Tickets are on sale now for this new tour event.

Music News

By David Jacobs | February 22nd, 2014

This week, there were several big announcements in store for music fans. The first, came from the hit band NEEDTOBREATH. The band revealed that they will be taking the road for the first time in years to promote their upcoming album release. The group’s new album called “Rivers in the Wasteland,” will officially be released in April 2014, with the tour kicking off on May 1st. This outing will start in Springfield, Missouri and will keep the band on the road throughout the end of June. The band will be promoting their first new album since 2011 and will be playing several hit songs from this latest effort. Tickets are on sale now and available to fans of the band looking to see the group takes the stage live.

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However, one of the big announcements of the week came regarding the wildly popular music festival, Bonnaroo. The team behind this concert event revealed plans for their 2014 lineup and fans are reeling with excitement about the planned performers who will be taking the stage this year. The full lineup for the festival includes headlining performances from Jack White, Lionel Richie, Kanye West and Elton John. Other performers include the Avett Brothers, Skrillex, the Flaming Lips, Kaskade, Phoenix, Wiz Khalifa and more. This year, the festival will be held from June 12th through June 15th at the Manchester, Tennessee Great Stage Park.

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.

Paul Simon & Sting together and Kanye West Touring

By David Jacobs | November 9th, 2013

This week concert goers were surprised to hear an announcement from famed rapper Kanye West about his current tour plans. The rapper has been on the road for his much talked about “Yeezus” tour since earlier this month. However, the singer cancelled six of his shows and went on a brief hiatus. Now the performer has revealed that his tour has plans to return to the stage after the unexpected break. West is currently planning on resuming the North American leg of his tour starting on November 16th. From there, the tour will continue along with its original tour schedule and make the rest of the stops, as planned on the tour. The rapper has also revealed that the shows in Chicago, Auburn Hills, MI and Toronto have been rescheduled for December. However, the cancelled shows in Denver, Minneapolis and Columbus, OH will not be rescheduled. During these shows, fans of the performer can except to hear music from the rappers’ sixth album “Yeezus.” Tickets for the newly rescheduled shows are now on sale.

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Jay-Z, J.T. and Kanye

By David Jacobs | September 10th, 2013

This week the music world was all a buzz because some of the biggest artists in the industry have made major announcements about their upcoming tour schedules. Rapper Kanye West revealed that he will be heading out on the road for a new tour event that is scheduled to kick off this fall to promote his latest album, Yeezus. The rapper has not been on a solo venture in years and his last tour event was alongside fellow R&B superstar Jay-Z. Now the rap mogul has revealed that he too will be heading out on a new solo tour event.

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Jay-Z revealed to the public late last week that he will be heading out on a brand new tour event to promote his latest album Magna Carta Holy Grail. This album launched on July 4th and quickly shot to the top of the charts and became of the best-selling albums of the summer. During this time, Jay-Z also went on tour with Justin Timberlake, who is featured on the album for a summer long “Legends of Summer” tour event. This concert was one of the best-selling concerts of the year and prompted the rapper to head out on his own new solo tour venture to continue to promote his latest album.

Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar

By David Jacobs | September 10th, 2013

This week, may live entertainment fans have been reeling because both college and professional football has returned over the week. While seeing some of these top football teams take the field live are undoubtedly the focus of many, there is another hot ticket that even more are talking about, as this week rap superstar Kanye West made a major announcement about his upcoming tour plans. 

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The private performer who has taken a long hiatus from touring has just announced that he will be heading out on a new 23 stop tour that will take him all across North America. This new tour event will be promoting the rapper’s latest album “Yeezus.” This is the same album that debuted this year and quickly shot to the top of the Billboard Top 200 charts. 

 

The performer also revealed that he will be joined on stage with opening act, Kendrick Lamar. During all but five of the stops of this new tour event, Kendrick Lamar will serve as the opening act for the performer on “The Yeezus Tour.” The tour, which is being presented by AEG live has been long anticipated by both fans of the performer and those in the music industry. The tour is slated to officially open on October 19th in Seattle, Washington. From there Kanye West will head out on several additional stops before he closes out the tour on December 7th in Houston, Texas.

Cirque du Soleil and More…..

By David Jacobs | November 30th, 2012

This weekend will mark a momentous occasion for rock fans as two of the biggest names in rock music will have their concert tickets go on sale this weekend. Both Eric Clapton and Bon Jovi will start selling tickets to their 2013 tour dates beginning this Saturday. Both tours will mark the return of their respective artists after a brief hiatus from the industry and both tours will are expected to sell out quickly. Those who want to get tickets to see either of these rock legends perform in 2013 will want to act fast on December 1st when tickets go on sale.

While fans of the rock world will undoubtedly be clamoring for tickets to see both Clapton and Bon Jovi play live; the rap world got an announcement of their own this week when rap icon, Kanye West made his own concert announcement. The rapper and singer announced that he would be playing three shows at the end of 2012 at the Revel Casino in Atlantic City, NJ. This will be one of the first solo performances by the rapper in some time, as he has been focusing on his fashion career. Based on previous ticket sales for the rapper and the fact that no official tour has been announced for any time in the near future, fans can be sure these tickets will sell out right away. Tickets will go on sale next month for all three show dates.