Alternative rockers Radiohead have multiple shows on sale beginning Saturday morning for their North American tour, including stops in Hollywood, Toronto, and Ontario. Joining Radiohead with shows going on sale Saturday is the Steve Miller Band, which has four shows available including one at Radio City Music Hall; the Stone Temple Pilots, also with four shows including their appearance at this summer’s Milwaukee Summerfest; and Journey with Heart and Cheap Trick, with nine shows on sale including a stop at Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay Hotel.
Two former American Idol contestants have concert dates on sale this weekend as well. American Idol winner Carrie Underwood has seven tour dates on sale Saturday morning, including stops in Toledo and Indianapolis. Daughtry, the rock band headlined by Idol contestant Chris Daughtry has a stop in Indianapolis on sale Saturday morning as well. Disney fans will be happy to note that former Disney star Raven Symone has thirteen concert stops on sale Saturday, including shows in Kansas City, Oakland and Detroit.
Sports offerings this weekend include playoff tickets to four NBA playoff series. The Houston Rockets and Orlando Magic have tickets going on sale, while the New Orleans Hornets and Utah Jazz have tickets on sale Monday morning. Tickets for the much anticipated men’s soccer match between the USA and Argentina at New York’s Giants Stadium also go on sale Monday. Argentina is currently ranked number one in the world, and the U.S. is hoping to improve from a disappointing performance in the 2006 World Cup.
“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.
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