Posts Tagged ‘Las Vegas’

James Taylor and Blake Shelton Concert Update

By David Jacobs | March 8th, 2014

This week, established singer and songwriter James Taylor announced that he has plans to head out for a new extended tour outing. The singer has just revealed that he will be adding several theater stops to his busy summer schedule, which will include stops all around the country. Taylor will be joined on stage by his 11 piece band, and according to the new announcement he will be adding 26 new shows to his schedule, beginning with a performance on May 30th in Portland, OR. The new tour stops will extend throughout the month before he wraps up these shows on August 5th in Alpharetta Georgia. Taylor will then close out the summer with a handful of shows in Europe. Tickets are on sale now for those looking to see James Taylor live.

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This week, wildly successful country icon and coach of The Voice made a major announcement about his upcoming tour plans. The award winning singer and songwriter revealed that he will be heading out on a new tour this summer. The new outing will be called the “Ten Times Crazier” tour and will officially kick off this June. During this extensive outing, Shelton will be visiting several major arenas throughout North America. The tour will include stops in Sacramento, Dallas, New York City, Las Vegas and Charlotte, among other big cities.

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.

Bruno Mars and Meat Loaf News!!!!

By David Jacobs | January 19th, 2014

This week, Meat Loaf, one of the biggest names in the music industry revealed that he will be heading out on a new early spring residency in Las Vegas. The Grammy-award winning singer revealed a second round of dates for his Las Vegas residency. This new residency will be taking place at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino. This concert event, called the “RoxkTellz and CockTails Presents Meat Loaf,” will return to the stage on February 13th and will continue every Thursday, Saturday and Tuesday through early April, giving fans of the singer plenty of opportunities to see him take the stage live. More than two dozen dates have been confirmed so far.

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Another big announcement this week has also had music fans excited about the upcoming tour event. This is because pop superstar Bruno Mars revealed that he will be heading out in a new tour event. The singer, who will be performing at the 2014 Superbowl, has revealed the details of his extensive 2014 schedule. The singer will be spending much of 2014 on the road supporting his international tour for his album “Unorthodox Jukebox.” The singer will be performing first in Australia and Asia before he returns to North America. Upon returning to the states, the Hawaiian-born musician will be kicking off a North American leg of his “Moonshine Jungle” tour. This tour event will officially kick off on May 27th in Fresno, California.

Garth Brooks 2014 Tour Info

By David Jacobs | December 15th, 2013

The country music world was treated to an exciting new announcement this week, when famed country icon Garth Brooks officially announced plans for a new tour. According to the singer, thanks to the approval of his wife and three daughters, the singer will be heading out on a new tour event. The country star revealed plans for this new tour on “Good Morning America” earlier this week, much to the delight of music fans.

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According to the announcement, the singer will be heading out on a world tour in 2014. The singer made the announcement while he was promoting his latest album “Blame It All on the Roots: Five Decades of Influences.” This new album is a six set disk that includes his greatest hits and a DVD of his Las Vegas show. For the past few years, Brooks has only been performing in Las Vegas instead of touring, performing a one man show with just the singer and his guitar.

According to the singer, he has plans to bring back his full band for two shows at his Las Vegas residency at the Wynn, as a way to practice once again performing with the entire ensemble before the new tour. As for details on the new tour event, the singer hasn’t divulged too many secrets, but has revealed a few key facts about the tour event.

Lady Gaga at Roseland and Rod Stewart Vegas and beyond

By David Jacobs | November 22nd, 2013

Earlier this week, iconic performer Lady Gaga, made a major upcoming concert announcement that has many fans excited for 2014. Shortly after performing on Saturday Night Live as both host and musical guest, the superstar revealed plans to perform at New York City’s Roseland Ballroom next year. The New York City native, will be taking the stage at the ballroom right before it officially closes its doors for good. The singer will be performing four concerts at the venue before it shuts its doors permanently on April 2nd. The concerts will be held March 28th and March 30th-31st. The Grammy award winning singer also has concerts planned for December and January of next year. During these performances at the Roseland Ballroom, audience members can expect to hear some of the performer’s biggest hits from her long and successful career as well as some of the new songs from her fifth studio album; “Artpop” a record that was released earlier this month. Lady Gaga Tickets for these final Roseland Ballroom shows will go on sale to the public on November 25th.

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August Entertainment Update

By David Jacobs | August 5th, 2013

This week, hot off the heels of the celebration of his 50th performance in Las Vegas, Rod Stewart made an announcement revealing that he has extended his contract with The Colosseum at Caesars Palace for two more years. The iconic performer will begin the new two year stay starting this fall. Tickets to see these performances in Las Vegas are now on sale and available to the public.  

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 In other news, award winning singer and songwriter Fiona Apple has just announced that she will be joining forces with songwriter Blake Mills for a new collaborative effort that will take the two artists on a three week long fall tour. The duo will kick off their US tour on October 3rd with a show in Portland, Oregon. The tour will be called “Anything We Want: An Evening with Fiona Apple and Blake Mills.” During the tour event the artists will be visiting 12 different cities and will wrap their tour up with a two night stay in Washington, DC on October 25th-26th.  During this tour, each artist will not only play some of their biggest individual hits but they will also be performing some new collaborative singles as well. Tickets for this new tour event go on sale on August 2nd.

This Week In Music

By David Jacobs | April 30th, 2013

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.

Summer Fun

By David Jacobs | April 2nd, 2013

This week more information on one of the biggest musical events of the year, Lollapalooza, was released. It was revealed that the annual festival will be returning once again this year to Grant Park in Chicago from August 2nd-4th. The festival will have eight different stages of performers and once again will feature a massive line up of bands. This week the daily line ups for the event were revealed with top performers such as The Killers, Mumford and Sons, The Postal Service and more all making appearances at the event. As the festival plans for the event to sell out, they will be releasing 60,000 single day tickets for Wednesday April 3rd for the festival. Other tickets for the event, including passes will go on sale at the end of this week.