Miley Cyrus dominates the daily tour recap for June 3, along with other updates including Paul McCartney, as compiled by TicketNews.
Tween phenomenon Miley Cyrus has sent her young fans into a frenzy with the announcement of her latest tour, which kicks off in September and features only paperless ticketing. A teen idol from another era, Paul McCartney will be performing in New York this July, and tickets to see that living legend go on sale June 15.
Speaking of idols, last season’s American Idol title-winner David Cook continues his 2009 touring plans with a block of concert dates and special event appearances booked through summer. Finally, Bill Clinton and Jon Bon Jovi are the main attractions at this year’s Voices of September 11th fundraising event, which benefits Voices’ Living Memorial project.
Those are the complete concert and tour reports for today. Check back in for more news, or read on for some of the day’s other itinerary highlights in brief:
Beastie Boys have already filled in their summer plans with major festival gigs, including Bonnaroo (June 12), All Points West (July 31), Lollapalooza (August 8) and Austin City Limits Music Festival (October 2). Now the rap-rock trio has announced its first headline concerts of the summer. Two gigs have been unveiled so far for next week on June 9 at Rams Head Live in Baltimore, MD, and June 10 at The Orange Peel in Asheville, NC. The Beasties also have one more solo gig set for later in the season on September 24 at Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, CA.
Cyndi Lauper and comedienne Rosie O’Donnell are pairing for the 10-city Girls Night Out Tour this summer. The partner trek across the Northeast begins with a July 30-31 stand at Fallsview Casino Resort in Niagara Falls, ON, and closes August 12 at 9:30 Club in Washington, DC. Highlights include an August 4 concert at Wellmont Theatre in Montclair, NJ, and an August 7 show at the House of Blues in Atlantic City, NJ. After completing her dates with O’Donnell, ’80s vocalist Lauper will continue on her own for three shows on August 13 at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe, PA; August 15 at Zeiterion Theatre in New Bedford, MA; and August 16 at Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood, NJ.
Beyoncé has extended her I AM… World Tour plans with a new round of concerts in the UK and Ireland this fall. Seven shows have been confirmed for the jaunt, starting November 11 at Liverpool Echo Arena in Liverpool, ENG, and ending November 24 at Odyssey Arena in Belfast, NIR. Other stops have been confirmed for November 14 at The O2 Arena in London, ENG; November 18 at Manchester Evening News Arena in Manchester, ENG; November 19 at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne, ENG; November 20 at Trent FM Arena in Nottingham, ENG; and November 22 at The O2 in Dublin, IRE.
Neil Sedaka has a fresh batch of U.S. tour dates to take him through the end of this year and into 2010. The singer is about to launch a month-long tour of the UK and Ireland from June 16 through July 6. After completing that jaunt, Sedaka will be back in the States to launch a series of national shows on September 23 at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ. Next year, his schedule starts with February 5-6 shows at McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert, CA, with more shows slated through May 14 at The Community Theatre at Mayo Center for the Performing Arts in Morristown, NJ.
Glasvegas, an alt-rock band out of Glasgow, was recently announced as an opener for Kings of Leon’s fall out of the U.S. Before launching into that venture, the band will perform at least five solo concerts this summer. The gigs are set for July 31 at House of Blues in Las Vegas, NV; August 1 at Rialto Theatre in Tucson, AZ; August 3 at Emo’s in Austin, TX; August 4 at The Loft in Dallas, TX; and August 6 at Beaumont Club in Kansas City, MO.
Blue October has added a new stretch of Crazy Making Tour 2009 summer concert dates to its itinerary. The new batch of dates picks up July 26 at Stir Concert Cove in Council Bluffs, IA, and runs through August 29 at Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom in Hampton Beach, NH. Other stops include a July 30 show at Moore Theatre in Seattle, WA, an August 5 concert at the Wiltern in Los Angeles, CA, an August 9 gig at Abraham Chavez Theatre in El Paso, TX, an August 20 concert at 4th Street Live! in Louisville, KY, and August 26 at Wellmont Theatre in Montclair, NJ.