Posts Tagged ‘Willie Nelson’

Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss Tour plus Lorde

By David Jacobs | March 12th, 2014

This week, tickets officially went on sale for big stops along Willie Nelson’s tour. The singer is heading out across the US for a new tour event that will feature opening acts Alison Krauss and Union Station. This week, tickets for six of the shows in May went on sale to the public. Now fans will be able to get tickets to see Willie Nelson live when he visits Columbus, Nashville and other major stops. Fans can expect to hear a collection of Nelson’s biggest hits and his newest songs performed live in this one of a kind new concert event. Tickets for the June shows will be going on sale later this month.

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Tickets will also be going on sale this month for the new tour from the pop-rock band Chicago. The group will be heading out on a new global tour this summer and tickets are now officially available for fans. This will include their big July 3rd performance in Elizabeth, IN. During the tour, fans can expect to hear some of the group’s biggest hits today in a new live, high-action spectacular.

Big Concert News

By David Jacobs | March 9th, 2014

This week, hit country group Lady Antebellum made a major announcement, revealing they are extending their current tour.  After selling out some of the biggest arenas in the country, the trio revealed they will be adding another leg on to their in progress tour. This tour called the “Take Me Downtown Tour,” also features performances from Kip Moore and Kasey Musgraves, while some of the new shows will feature opening acts Billy Currington, David Nail and Joe Nichols. During the tour fans can expect to hear some of the group’s latest hits from their fourth studio album “Golden,” which the band released last May. Tickets are on sale now for this new leg of tours.

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This week the band Soundgarden also announced they will be celebrating their 20th anniversary of their hit album “Superunkown” with a new tour event. The band will be performing the album in its entirety during a March 13th performance at the iTunes Festival as part of South by Southwest. Other bands performing at the spring event include Coldplay, Pitbull, Imagine Dragons, Willie Nelson and Keith Urban. However, Lady Gaga who was supposed to perform at the Doritos Stage will no longer be able to perform at her selected venue. No word has been released on whether or not she will perform at the festival. Tickets are still on sale for these and other South by Southwest shows.

Summer Concert Tour News

By David Jacobs | July 2nd, 2013

This week, tickets went on sale for the 29th annual Farm Aid Music Festival. Tickets not only have officially gone on sale, but the team behind the event has revealed that Kacey Musgraves and Jack Johnson will not be appearing at the annual music event. Other performers include Dave Matthews, John Mellencamp, Willie nelson and Neil Young. The festival will be held September 21st in Saratoga Springs, NY and tickets are now on sale.

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In other concert news, The Avett Brothers have revealed that they will be heading out on a new North American tour that will take place this fall. The tour will take the band to a number of cities in both the United States and Canada. During the tour event, fans can expect to hear numbers from their Grammy nominated album The Carpenter, performed live. Tickets for the concert are on sale now.  Finally, one of the biggest announcements of the week came from the his rock band The Pixies. The group revealed that they will be hitting the road this September for a brand new tour event. This tour will take the band around the globe to visit some of the biggest markets in the entire world. This tour will also feature a new bassist for the band, Ki Shattuck of The Pandoras, who will come in and replace former bassist, Kim Deal.

Farm Aid music festival, Pepper and More

By David Jacobs | June 30th, 2013

This week, the reggae rock group known as Pepper just revealed that they have new plans in place to head out on a new fall tour event. The new tour will feature some of the group’s most popular hits as well as some of their latest songs all performed live. During this tour, the group will make 35 different stops to major markets across the country. The tour will start on September 3rd and will keep the group on the road throughout most of the fall. During this event, the group will be making stops in cities like Atlanta, Boston and Chicago and before they hit the road they will be performing a special three day concert event at the X-Games in Los Angeles on August 2nd.

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In other live music news, reports about the official lineup for the 29th annual Farm Aid music festival came out. This year will be the 28th annual Farm Aid event and the organizers behind the event have just revealed that Kacey Musgraves and Jack Johnson will not be appearing at the annual music event. Other performers for the event include other big acts like Dave Matthews, John Mellencamp, Willie nelson and Neil Young. The event will be taking place on September 21st in Saratoga Springs, NY and the event will once again raise money to raise awareness about the loss of family farms and will help raise money to help these individuals keep their farms.

Entertainment Update

By David Jacobs | February 1st, 2013

This week, there was a number of big rock music announcements that have hit the music world hard and had rock fans of all types gearing up for the upcoming summer tour season. One of the biggest announcements of the week came from pop/rock super star Gavin DeGraw. The platinum selling performer revealed that he will be hitting the road this summer for what promises to be one of the biggest events of the season. The tour will take DeGraw on the road along with bands Train and The Script to visit some of the biggest amphitheaters in the entire country. The performer along with his two supporting acts will begin the tour on July 17th with a performance in Cleveland, Ohio. The group will then head out for 18 more major market amphitheater stops and visit some of the biggest venues in the country.  Tickets for this tour will go on sale beginning February 8th.

Another big name performer, Marina and the Diamonds; the wildly popular Welsh singer and songwriter revealed that she would be coming across the pond to take part in a North American leg of her “Lonely Hearts Club” tour. This tour will feature stops in both the United States and Canada. Tickets for the concert are on sale now.