Two former “American Idols” and Disney star and Cheetah Girl Raven-Symoné’s national concert tour top the onsales for the weekend ending March 17, as compiled by TicketNews.
Star of the Disney television show “That’s So Raven” and a member of the Disney created pop group The Cheetah Girls, tween favorite Raven-Symoné has numerous tour dates on sale both Friday and Saturday.
Two former “American Idol” contestants have tour dates on sale this weekend, also. Rising Country star Carrie Underwood, winner of the singing competition’s fourth season, has three dates on sale Saturday morning. The other Idol finalist, Chris Daughtry, and his popular rock band that bears his last name, headline a concert in Allentown, PA that goes on sale Saturday as well.
Other concert offerings this weekend include additional dates for tours from Alicia Keys, Kanye West, and the Foo Fighters. Former Beatle Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band and guitar god Eric Clapton both have concert dates at Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut. Rounding out the major concerts on sale this weekend are Gloria Estefan, with a concert date at the MGM Grand Arena at Foxwoods, Stevie Nicks, with a concert date in Alpharetta, GA, and English rockers Duran Duran, who have several concert stops on sale.
Two comedians also have stand-up dates on sale this weekend. Jerry Seinfeld has tickets for tour stops in Detroit and Nashville on sale, and Lewis Black, comedian and correspondent for Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with John Stewart,” has several dates of his own on sale, including stops in California, New Jersey, and Washington, D.C.
“Onsales” is a ticketing industry term describing when tickets initially go on sale to the general public. Each week, tickets are released by promoters, venues and others to dozens of events, but the number of tickets available can vary significantly between locations.