Posts Tagged ‘Madison Square Garden’

Fleetwood Mac and Michael Franti Tour News

By David Jacobs | October 17th, 2014

This week there were many exciting new announcements regarding some of the biggest acts in music today. One of the first big announcements came from Michael Franti. The legendary rocker revealed that he will be heading out on the road for his first ever acoustic tour. This new tour will feature acoustic covers of some of the musician’s biggest songs to date. The tour kicks off this week with an October 6th performance in Santa Cruz, California. From there the rocker will head out to 14 different cities across the United States and Canada. Tickets are on sale now for this intimate new opportunity to see the guitarist play live.

Stevie Wonder and Garth Brooks News

By David Jacobs | September 22nd, 2014

This week, there were several major announcements from some of the biggest icons in the music industry. Stevie Wonder’s brand new concert tour kicks off soon and the iconic performer revealed more tour dates, as well as an updated song list for the tours. Wonder will be performing all of the songs that appeared on his popular “Songs in the Key of Life” album. The tour will officially kick off on November 6th at Madison Square Garden. From there, he will head around the country, until he wraps up the tour on December 5th in Oakland, California.

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Stevie Wonder Tour News

By David Jacobs | September 16th, 2014

This week, there were several big announcements for upcoming tours. One of the first big announcements of the week came from Nick Jonas. The former member of the band The Jonas Brothers just announced plans for his new tour on Twitter. The singer will be heading out on the road to promote his latest solo effort starting in September. The tour officially kicks off on September 22nd in Seattle, Washington. From there, the tour will visit several major venues and major markets. Stops include shows in San Antonio, Dallas, Chicago and Minneapolis. Tickets are on sale now and available to the public for all of those looking to see Nick Jonas take the stage solo for this new outing.

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In other major news, icon Stevie Wonder revealed that he will be heading out on a brand new tour event. The tour, called the “Songs in the Key of Life” tour. This tour will be the artist’s first US concert tour in five years. According to the announcement, the Motown legend will be performing all 21 of the songs from his wildly popular 176 double album “Songs in the Key of Life.” The singer held a press conference to announce the tour which will include stops in 10 different cities. While the tour will reflect this popular album, according to the singer it won’t replicate the album exactly, the songs will be in a different order, and Wonder has left some room for some surprises.

April Showers Bring Summer Theatre

By David Jacobs | April 5th, 2014

There were several big announcements this week from the world of live theatre, beginning with an announcement about the live production of Neil Simon’s The Odd Couple. This much talked about production will include performances from big names in the industry such as Noah Racey, Jennifer Cody and Erin Lindsey. The show will be led by Tony award winner Michael McGrath as Oscar Madison. Performances will begin on April 22nd for the show. Tickets to see this production are on sale now and available to the public.

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However, one of the biggest announcements from the world of live theater came from the production Jesus Christ Superstar. The team behind the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice production just revealed that they will be bringing the tour across North America in a massive new outing. The tour will be led by actor Ben Forster, who played the role of Jesus in the UK version of the tour. He will be joined on stage by Michelle Williams of Destiny’s Child who will play the role of Mary Magdalene. NSYNC’s JC Chasez will also be joining the cast in the role of Pontius Pilot. Rounding out the all-star cast will be John Lydon from the Sex Pistols who will be acting as King Herod and Brandon Boyd from Incubus who will be taking on the role of Judas. With an all star cast behind the production, there has been a great deal of talk about the play and about the new North American production.

Danity Kane and Fleetwood Mac Tour Info

By David Jacobs | March 31st, 2014

This week one of the major announcements in the touring world came from the group Danity Kane. According to an announcement from the band, the girl group is set to reunite this summer for a new tour called the “No Filter” tour. All of the original members of the group, except for member D. Woods will be coming back together for a new coast-to-coast tour. Members of the band will be coming back together after breaking up in 2009 following the success of hits such as “Damaged.” The band will officially kick off their tour in May and will travel around to several major cities such as St. Louis, Philadelphia and Cincinnati during this outing. Tickets are on sale now and available to the public for those who are looking to see this new concert event live.

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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.

Christmas Sports and Theater

By David Jacobs | December 26th, 2012

With the week of Christmas celebrations ahead the official Christmas week kicked off with a blast with several big announcements in the entertainment world. However for most people this week is all about seeing Christmas-themed shows, music and events. Although the NHL season is currently suspended indefinitely, there will be plenty of NFL action on Christmas Eve with Monday Night football. The NBA will also be partaking in the holiday celebrations with several games taking place on Christmas day. This includes a highly anticipated match up between the new Brooklyn Nets as they take on the highly rated Boston Celtics on Christmas Day. Tickets for these games are still on sale and available for those looking to get in on all of the holiday action.

However, this week in entertainment isn’t only about big Christmas sports events, it is also all about the holiday themed celebrations. This of course includes the Dr. Suess’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas production at Madison Square Garden. This is a live entertainment event unlike any other that is sure to fill the seats of the massive venue each and every night. Tickets are available to the event now and will be one sale through December 30th.

Holiday Excitement

By David Jacobs | December 13th, 2012

Even though the holidays are fast approaching, and many are ready to start enjoying their holiday breaks, the world of entertainment is still in full force and several big announcements were revealed from the entertainment world today. One of the first announcements came just in time for the holiday season as the professionals behind Madison Square Garden in new York City announced that on December 13th they would officially begin performances of the highly anticipated holiday production of Dr. Suess’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas. This is a limited time performance of the production and it will last through December 30th. With impressive pre-show ticket sales already through the roof, those who want tickets to see the production live will not want to wait as even the massive Madison Square Garden will not be able to hold all the fans that want to see this production live.