Concerts from Neil Diamond and Santana top the onsales for the week ending May 3rd, as compiled by TicketNews. Music legend Diamond’s 2008 U.S....

Concerts from Neil Diamond and Santana top the onsales for the week ending May 3rd, as compiled by TicketNews.

Music legend Diamond’s 2008 U.S. tour has multiple dates on sale throughout the week, including stops in Boston, New York City, and Chicago. Guitar genius Carlos Santana has a show in Los Angeles on sale this week. The week also boasts concerts sales from Stevie Nicks, Jimmy Buffet, Sheryl Crow, and additional dates for John Mellencamp’s national tour.

Country fans will be happy to know that several high profile artists have concerts on sale throughout the week. Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley, Willie Nelson and Brooks and Dunn all have tour stops available throughout the week. Even country legend Dolly Parton has performances in Atlanta and Berkley, CA on sale this week.

Basketball fans should take note that the New Orleans Hornets have tickets for the second round of the NBA playoffs currently on sale. And, also boasting a national tour is the live stage show featuring the Backyardigans. The popular Nick Jr. cartoon characters will be stopping by Boston’s Colonial Theater as well as Madison Square Garden.

“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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THIS WEEK’S ONSALES

DateEventVenueCityState
MondayBill EngvallBilly Bob’sFort WorthTX
MondayEmmylou HarrisTown HallNew YorkNY
MondayFeistBank of America PavilionBostonMA
MondayFrank CaliendoMeadow Brook Music FestivalRochester HillsMI
MondayFrank Sinatra JrMohegan Sun CabaretUncasvilleCT
MondayFrankie ValliThe Mann CenterPhiladelphiaPA
MondayGarrison KeillorBismarck Civic CenterBismarckND
MondayGeorge Thorogood & the DestroyersMeadow Brook Music FestivalRochester HillsMI
MondayGlenn BeckCobb Energy Performing Arts CentreATLANTAGA
MondayGlenn BeckTownship AuditoriumColumbiaSC
MondayGlenn BeckLandmark TheatreSyracuseNY
MondayJason MrazThe Fillmore DetroitDetroitMI
MondayJimmy BuffettMGM Grand HotelLas VegasNV
MondayJohn MellencampBank of America PavilionBostonMA
MondayKate NashThe Music Box at the FondaHollywoodCA
MondayKidz Bop LiveMeadow Brook Music FestivalRochester HillsMI
MondayMelissa EtheridgeWaMu Theater At Madison Square GardenNew YorkNY
MondayMoody BluesNational City PavilionCincinnatiOH
MondayNeil DiamondFenway ParkBostonMA
MondayNeil DiamondUnited CenterChicagoIL
MondayNeil DiamondAmerican Airlines CenterDallasTX
MondayNeil DiamondHollywood BowlHollywoodCA
MondayNeil DiamondMadison Square GardenNew YorkNY
MondayNeil DiamondMellon ArenaPittsburghPA
MondayNeil DiamondXcel Energy CenterSaint PaulMN
MondayNeil DiamondHP Pavilion At San JoseSan JoseCA
MondayNeil DiamondBankAtlantic CenterSunriseFL
MondayNeil DiamondVerizon CenterWashingtonDC
MondayNew Orleans Hornets Playoffs – NBA Conference QuarterfinalsNew Orleans ArenaNew OrleansLA
MondayPenn and TellerRio Hotel & CasinoLas VegasNV
MondayRick SpringfieldChandler Center for the ArtsChandlerAZ
MondayRiverFest featuring Jason Mraz with Matt NathansonThe Fillmore
Detroit
DetroitMI
MondaySantanaNOKIA Theatre LA LIVELos AngelesCA
MondaySesame Street Live : Elmo Makes MusicAmerican Airlines ArenaMiamiFL
MondaySheryl CrowColiseum at Alliant Energy CenterMadisonWI
MondaySheryl CrowBradley CenterMilwaukeeWI
MondaySheryl CrowHarveys Outdoor Arena At Lake TahoeStatelineNV
MondaySpelling BeeLandmark TheaterRichmondVA
MondaySteely DanBethel Woods Center for the ArtsBethelNY
MondaySteely DanNational City PavilionCincinnatiOH
MondaySteely DanBeacon TheatreNew YorkNY
MondayThe Backyardigans Live! Tale of The Mighty KnightsColonial TheatreBostonMA
MondayThe Backyardigans Live! Tale of The Mighty KnightsShea’s Performing Arts CenterBuffaloNY
MondayThe Backyardigans Live! Tale of The Mighty KnightsMassMutual CenterSpringfieldMA
MondayThe Regeneration Tour 2008Bank of America PavilionBostonMA
MondayToby KeithHarveys Outdoor Arena At Lake TahoeStatelineNV
TuesdayDolly PartonFabulous Fox Theatre AtlantaAtlantaGA
TuesdayFat JoeCongress TheaterChicagoIL
TuesdayMonster SpectacularStrathmore GrandstandStrathmoreAB
TuesdayPlayhouse Disney Live! On TourFred Kavli Theatre-Thousand Oaks Civic ArtsThousand OaksCA
TuesdaySnoop DoggStar of the Desert ArenaPrimmNV
WednesdayCirque Du Soleil : WintukWaMu Theater At Madison Square GardenNew YorkNY
WednesdayKentucky vs. IndianaLouisville GardensLouisvilleKY
ThursdayDisney’s High School MusicalTaft TheatreCincinnatiOH
ThursdaySoulja BoyPensacola Civic CenterPensacolaFL
ThursdayUCLA Jazz Reggae FestivalUCLA Intramural FieldLos AngelesCA
FridayBill MaherRiverside TheatreMilwaukeeWI
FridayBilly IdolValley View Casino ConcertsValley CenterCA
FridayBob Weir & RatdogIronstone Amphitheatre at Ironstone VineyardsMurphysCA
FridayBonnie RaittIronstone Amphitheatre at Ironstone VineyardsMurphysCA
FridayBostonCoushatta Casino ResortKinderLA
FridayBoy GeorgeHouse of Blues Las VegasLas VegasNV
FridayBrad PaisleyVerizon Wireless Amphitheatre CharlotteCharlotteNC
FridayBrad PaisleyTime Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut CreekRaleighNC
FridayBrad PaisleyToyota Pavilion At Montage MountainScrantonPA
FridayBrooks & DunnNew England Dodge Music CenterHartfordCT
FridayBrooks & DunnMolson AmphitheatreTorontoON
FridayBryan AdamsThe Fillmore at the TLAPhiladelphiaPA
FridayCarrie UnderwoodBJCC ArenaBirminghamAL
FridayChris IsaakIronstone Amphitheatre at Ironstone VineyardsMurphysCA
FridayCirque ShanghaiPepsi Skyline Stage At Navy PierChicagoIL
FridayEarth, Wind & FireMajestic Theatre San AntonioSan AntonioTX
FridayExtra Golden & ChopteethBirchmereAlexandriaVA
FridayForeigner & Bryan AdamsnTelos Wireless PavilionPortsmouthVA
FridayGeorge LopezFox Theatre DetroitDetroitMI
FridayGo Diego Go Live!Dodge ArenaHidalgoTX
FridayHot 107.9 Presents Birthday Bash 13Philips ArenaAtlantaGA
FridayKid RockCredit Union CentreSaskatoonSK
FridayKT TunstallPabst TheaterMilwaukeeWI
FridayLewis BlackMohegan Sun ArenaUncasvilleCT
FridayMark KnopflerRyman AuditoriumNashvilleTN
FridayMaroon 5 and Counting Crows with Special Guest Sara BareillesToyota Pavilion At Montage MountainScrantonPA
FridayMelissa EtheridgeNokia Theatre At Grand PrairieGrand PrairieTX
FridayPeter MurphyTampa TheatreTampaFL
FridayPoisonEastern Kentucky Expo CenterPikevilleKY
FridayRockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival featuring SlipknotNew England Dodge Music CenterHartfordCT
FridayRockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival featuring SlipknotToyota Pavilion At Montage MountainScrantonPA
FridayRon WhiteMajestic Theatre San AntonioSan AntonioTX
FridaySammy Hagar & the WabosThe MGM Grand at FoxwoodsMashantucketCT
FridaySean KingstonCowboys (Edmonton)EdmontonAB
FridaySheryl CrowIronstone Amphitheatre at Ironstone VineyardsMurphysCA
FridaySimple PlanJohn Labatt CentreLondonON
FridaySteely DanIronstone Amphitheatre at Ironstone VineyardsMurphysCA
FridaySteve Miller Band and Joe CockerIronstone Amphitheatre at Ironstone VineyardsMurphysCA
FridayStone Temple PilotsAEG Live Concerts on the GreenSan DiegoCA
FridayThe Backyardigans Live! Tale of The Mighty KnightsWaMu Theater At Madison Square GardenNew YorkNY
FridayThe Black CrowesJack Singer Concert Hall (Ecpa)CalgaryAB
FridayThe Black CrowesNorthern Alberta Jubilee AuditoriumEdmontonAB
FridayThe Black CrowesThe Fillmore at the TLAPhiladelphiaPA
FridayThe Black CrowesBurton Cummings TheatreWinnipegMB
FridayTna WrestlingBlack River ColiseumPopular BluffMO
FridayToby KeithCricket Wireless PavilionPhoenixAZ
FridayVicente FernandezGibson Amphitheatre at Universal CityWalkUniversal CityCA
FridayWillie NelsonUS Cellular CenterCedar RapidsIA
FridayWillie NelsonIronstone Amphitheatre at Ironstone VineyardsMurphysCA
Saturday1964 the TributeRed Rocks AmphitheatreMorrisonCO
Saturday311 and Snoop DoggRiverbend Music CenterCincinnatiOH
SaturdayAllman Brothers BandPNC Bank Arts CenterHolmdelNJ
SaturdayAllman Brothers BandSaratoga Performing Arts CenterSaratoga SpringsNY
SaturdayAllman Brothers BandNikon at Jones Beach TheaterWantaghNY
SaturdayArrowfest 2008Woodlands PavilionWoodlandsTX
SaturdayBMX Triple Jump at the 2008 OC FairOrange County Fair and Event CenterCosta MesaCA
SaturdayBoy GeorgeEl Rey TheatreLos AngelesCA
SaturdayBrooks & DunnJournal PavilionAlbuquerqueNM
SaturdayBrooks & DunnTrump Taj MahalAtlantic CityNJ
SaturdayCarole KingThe MGM Grand at FoxwoodsMashantucketCT
SaturdayChicago and the Doobie BothersSusquehanna Bank CenterCamdenNJ
SaturdayCounting Crows and Maroon 5 with special guest Sara BareillesHersheypark StadiumHersheyPA
SaturdayDonna SummerMohegan Sun ArenaUncasvilleCT
SaturdayFargo RedhawksCanwest ParkWinnipegMB
SaturdayFergiePuyallup Fair and Events CenterPuyallupWA
SaturdayGeorge ClintonHouse of Blues Atlantic CityAtlantic CityNJ
SaturdayGym Class HeroesHouse of Blues New OrleansNew OrleansLA
SaturdayJakob DylanParadise Rock ClubBostonMA
SaturdayJakob DylanThe SocialOrlandoFL
SaturdayJohn MellencampPNC Bank Arts CenterHolmdelNJ
SaturdayJohn MellencampRed Rocks AmphitheatreMorrisonCO
SaturdayJohn MellencampFord CenterOklahoma CityOK
SaturdayJohn MellencampThe Mann CenterPhiladelphiaPA
SaturdayJohn MellencampNikon at Jones Beach TheaterWantaghNY
SaturdayJohn PrineKing Center for the Performing ArtsMelbourneFL
SaturdayJourney with Heart and Cheap TrickHersheypark StadiumHersheyPA
SaturdayJourney with Heart and Cheap TrickToyota Pavilion At Montage MountainScrantonPA
SaturdayKatt WilliamsNokia Theatre At Grand PrairieGrand PrairieTX
SaturdayKatt WilliamsStarlight TheatreKansas CityMO
SaturdayKatt WilliamsRobinson Center Music HallLittle RockAR
SaturdayKid RockPuyallup Fair and Events CenterPuyallupWA
SaturdayKisw Rock Girl GalaTacoma DomeTacomaWA
SaturdayKT TunstallThe Joint at Hard Rock Hotel Las VegasLas VegasNV
SaturdayMaroon 5 and Counting Crows with Special Guest Sara BareillesNikon at Jones Beach TheaterWantaghNY
SaturdayMix 93.3’s 13th Annual Red, White & BoomSandstone AmphitheaterBonner SpringsKS
SaturdayNWA WrestlingPhilips ArenaAtlantaGA
SaturdayPeter MurphyNewport Music HallColumbusOH
SaturdayR.E.M.Xcel Energy CenterSaint PaulMN
SaturdayRick SpringfieldGlass Cactus NightclubGrapevineTX
SaturdayRingo Starr and His All Starr BandFraze PavilionKetteringOH
SaturdayRockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival featuring SlipknotSandstone AmphitheaterBonner SpringsKS
SaturdayRockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival featuring SlipknotSusquehanna Bank CenterCamdenNJ
SaturdayRockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival featuring SlipknotFirst Midwest Bank AmphitheatreTinley ParkIL
SaturdaySammy Hagar & the WabosHarveys Outdoor Arena At Lake TahoeStatelineNV
SaturdaySheryl CrowSommet CenterNashvilleTN
SaturdaySimple PlanCredit Union CentreSaskatoonSK
SaturdaySteely DanPearl Concert Theater at Palms Casino ResortLas VegasNV
SaturdayStevie NicksPNC Bank Arts CenterHolmdelNJ
SaturdayStevie NicksNikon at Jones Beach TheaterWantaghNY
SaturdayStone Temple PilotsWoodlands PavilionWoodlandsTX
SaturdayThe Black CrowesLifestyle Communities PavilionColumbusOH
SaturdayThe Black CrowesPenn’s PeakJim ThorpePA
SaturdayThe Black CrowesVooDoo Lounge at Harrah’s Casino North Kansas CityKansas CityMO
SaturdayThe Black CrowesPuyallup Fair and Events CenterPuyallupWA
SaturdayThe Metal Masters: Judas Priest, Heaven and Hell, Motorhead, testamentGlen Helen Pavilion formerly Hyundai PavilionDevoreCA
SaturdayTim McgrawBlossom Music CenterCuyahoga FallsOH
SaturdayTim McgrawVerizon Wireless Amphitheater St LouisMd HeightsMO
SaturdayTim McgrawPost Gazette Pavilion At Star LakePittsburghPA
SaturdayWillie NelsonPotawatomi Casino/Northern Lights TheaterMilwaukeeWI
SaturdayYesPNC Bank Arts CenterHolmdelNJ
SaturdayYesNikon at Jones Beach TheaterWantaghNY
SundayA Chorus Line (San Francisco)Curran TheatreSan FranciscoCA
SundayAmy WinehouseGreek Theatre-U.C. BerkeleyBerkeleyCA
SundayDolly PartonGreek Theatre-U.C. BerkeleyBerkeleyCA
SundayJesus Christ SuperstarBroward Ctr for the Perf Arts Au Rene TheatreFt LauderdaleFL
SundayJohn MellencampGreek TheatreLos AngelesCA
SundaySqueezeOrpheum TheatreLos AngelesCA
SundayYesShoreline AmphitheatreMountain ViewCA