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Morrisey, Lionel Richie and Brantley Gilbert News

By David Jacobs | February 23rd, 2014

This week the hit rocker Morrisey announced they will be returning to the US for the first time since their cancelled tour last year. The artist will be returning to the US this spring to start performing in different arenas and theaters across the country, heading from coast to coast. The former Smiths front man will kick off the outing on May 7th with a performance in San Jose, California. From there the singer will be visiting 25 additional cities, keeping him on the road throughout the month of May. Morrisey will be joined on stage by special guests Tom Jones ad Cliff Richard. During the tour fans can expect to hear some of his new songs from his upcoming album. Tickets are on sale now.

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This week, country singer Brantley Gilbert also made a major announcement about his upcoming tour plans. The singer, who is currently the reigning ACM New Male Artist of the Year will be heading out on the road for a new jaunt on his “Let It Ride” tour of the United States. Some major stops will include Omaha, Tuscaloosa and Louisville. Tickets are on sale now for these and other shows. During this tour, fans can expect to hear some of the singer’s new hit singles that helped him rise to the top of the country music industry. Tickets are expected to go fast, so fans will want to act quickly.

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.

June Concert News

By David Jacobs | June 13th, 2013

This week it was announced that tickets will be going on sale for the first ever Breakaway Music Festival. This music festival is set to hit two major cities this September and will be held in different soccer stadiums. The first location for the Breakaway Music Festival will be Columbus, Ohio and the event will take place at Crew Stadium on September 14th. On September 21st, the festival will be making its way to another soccer stadium when it visits the FC Dallas Stadium in Frisco, Texas. Each version of the festival will feature a slightly different lineup. In Columbus, the headliners will include acts such as Bassnectar, Kendrick Lamar, Empire of the Sun and Juicy J. In Dallas, headliners will include Big Gigantic, Wu Tang Clan, Explosions in the Sky, and Juicy J. Tickets for the festival events will go on sale to the public on June 21st.

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Concert News Update

By David Jacobs | May 11th, 2013

This week the team behind the Austin City Limits Festival made a major announcement about their upcoming event. The event organizers revealed that they would be back for a 2013 tour and that this year’s event would be held over a two week period. The event will take place October 4th-5th and October 11th-13th. This will be the first year that the festival will expand over a two week period. Artists on deck to perform at the event include Muse, Lionel Richie, Depeche Mode and more. Tickets go on sale later this month for those who are looking to see all of the action live.

In other music news, former Hole front-woman Courtney Love revealed that she will be heading out on a number of solo club theater shows. The shows will be taking place in venues across the East Coast this summer. This week when Love revealed the details of the upcoming event she announced that the tour would be kicking off with a June 20th performance in Philadelphia. During the outing, the singer will also be playing six more shows along the coast. The event will end with a June 29th show in Huntington, NY. Tickets to see Courtney Love live are on sale and available to the public now.