Ticket sales are wrapping up for Beyoncé’s North American tour and the 2009 All Points West, among other events, during the week ending August...

Ticket sales are wrapping up for Beyoncé’s North American tour and the 2009 All Points West, among other events, during the week ending August 3, as compiled by TicketNews.

R&B diva Beyoncé is entering the final week of her North American tour leg for 2009. The acclaimed vocalist and actress has just four performances left on her national itinerary, all part of a brief residency at Encore Theater at the Wynn in Las Vegas, NV. The shows are set to run July 30 through August 2, after which Beyoncé will take a short break from the road before returning to her I AM… World Tour with dates set for Australia in September and Europe in November.
of shows across Europe and the UK.

This year’s All Points West hits Liberty State Park in Jersey City, NJ, for its three-day run this week. The music and arts festival opens July 31 with a headline performance by Jay-Z, who is making his U.S. festival debut as a last-minute substitute for Beastie Boys. Tool takes command of the main stage for the second day of events on August 1, when gypsy punk crew Gogol Bordello is also scheduled to appear for the final performance of its U.S. summer tour. Finally, All Points West will wrap on August 2 with a final headline slot filled by Brit rock titan Coldplay.

Progressive rock icons and summer tour partners Yes & Asia are winding down their co-headline tour with five final shows together in the U.S. The trek’s next show is set for tonight, July 18, at Tower Theatre in Upper Darby, PA, with other shows following on July 29 at Wellmont Theatre in Montclair, NJ; July 31 at The Capital One Bank Theatre in Westbury, NY; and August 1 at Jamestown Savings Bank Ice Arena in Jamestown, NY. Yes & Asia’s final night of sharing the stage falls on August 2 at Bethlehem Musikifest, which opens this week…

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…Speaking of which, the annual Bethlehem Musikfest opens its gates on Friday for the first of many events on its 10-day schedule. With all its main stage events based at the Sands RiverPlace in Bethlehem, PA, the festival kicks off July 31 with a performance by The Commodores. Other headline performances for the opening include Chris Isaak and The Wallflowers (August 1), Yes and Asia (August 2), and David Cook with Green River Ordinance (August 3). These headline performances are for one night only, but Musikfest extends through August 9.

Prog-rockers aren’t the only ones who have teamed up on the road this summer. Punk favorites Rancid & Rise Against are also completing a leg of North American dates this week, with the remaining shows booked from July 28-29 at the House of Blues in Boston, MA, through July 31 at Molson Amphitheatre in Toronto, ON. Similarly, up-and-coming group Hollywood Undead is ending its run with Red Jumpsuit Apparatus this week with a few final shows from July 28 at Club 101 in El Paso, TX, through July 31 at The Marquee in Tempe, AZ.

For those looking for an extra adrenaline boost over the weekend, ESPN’s X Games XV runs this week from July 30 through August 3 at the Staples Center and Home Depot Center in Los Angeles, CA, where events range from motocross and BMX to skateboarding and surfing. Also this weekend, the Meijer Indy 300 hits the pavement on August 1 at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, KY. Meanwhile, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Pennsylvania 500 is scheduled for on August 2 at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, PA.

“Last Chance” information is compiled at the beginning of the week, based on touring acts whose current itineraries are closing over the course of that week. The availability of tickets for Last Chance events depends on primary and secondary seller inventory, and may vary as tickets are sold in the days leading up to each event.

THIS WEEK’S LAST CHANCE EVENTS

Last Event DateEvent
July 28Sleeping Beauty
July 28Snoop Dogg & Stephen Marley
July 28Kiss
July 28Richie Kotzen
July 28The Tin Pan Alley Rag
July 28Boston Pops Orchestra
July 28Jarvis Cocker
July 29MLS All Star Game: MLS
July 29Superchick
July 29Gerald Albright and Kurt Whalum
July 29Stephen Marley
July 29Neko Case
July 29Lord T & Eloise
July 30Phish: Four Day Pass
July 30Laura Izibor
July 30Packers Shareholder
July 30Drop Dead Gorgeous
July 30VNV Nation
July 30Kenny Wayne Shepherd
July 30The Who’s Tommy
July 30Mint Condition
July 30Elvis Crespo
July 30Cory Morrow & Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers
July 30Abba – The Tour
July 30Jason Alexander
July 30The Elders
July 30Grace Jones
July 30Destroyer
July 30Cowboy Mouth
July 30My Bloody Valentine
July 30Sarah Chang
July 30Ben Sollee
July 30The Sounds
July 30Ekoostik Hookah
July 30Gloria Trevi
July 30Amplexus
July 31Legg Mason Tennis Classic – All Sessions Strip
July 31Jewel
July 31India.Arie
July 31Houston Texans Season Tickets
July 31Oregon Jamboree – Tim McGraw
July 31Sighlo
July 31Haste The Day
July 31Confederate Railroad
July 31Gato Barbieri
July 31Hollywood Undead
July 31Yes & Asia
July 31Mothers Anthem
July 31Shwayze
July 31Peter & Paul
July 31Ace Enders
July 31Night Of 1000 Knives
July 31Rise Against & Rancid
July 31Bethlehem Musikfest – Commodores
July 31Craig Chaquico
July 31Sommore
July 31Abba: The Tour
July 31Robin Thicke
July 31Big Air BMX
July 31Jimmie Van Zant
July 31Lucciana Costa
July 31Billy Bragg
July 31Detroit Symphony Orchestra
July 31National Symphony Orchestra: Blue Planet
July 31Drew Hastings
July 31The Nace Brothers
July 31OBEY Experiment Redux
July 31Gogol Bordello
July 31Nightmare of You
July 31Barcelona
July 31Peepshow
August 1Chicago Blackhawks Season Tickets 2009-2010
August 1IRL: IndyCar Series: Meijer Indy 300
August 1Vamps
August 1Pat Cooper
August 1Countrywide Classic
August 1Legg Mason Tennis Classic Session 1
August 1Antiques Roadshow
August 1Thomas & Friends Live!
August 1Thrash and Burn Tour
August 1Affliction Trilogy: Fedor
August 1Bruce Hornsby
August 1Y’allapalooza
August 1Infield Invaders
August 1Intrinzink
August 1N.E.R.D.
August 1Bethlehem Muskifest – Chris Isaak & The Wallflowers
August 1Country Rodeo Finals
August 1Orlando Rocks
August 1Flashback & Retro Night
August 1Macy’s Cincinnati Music Jazz Festival
August 1Gear Daddies
August 1Mohegan Championship Boxing
August 1Divas of Summer: Jessie James & Letoya
August 1Mint Condition & Lalah Hathaway
August 1LBC – Sublime Tribute
August 1Jenni Rivera
August 1Meijer Indy 300
August 1PBR Challenger Tour
August 1Maze
August 1Emeril Lagasse Food And Wine Festival
August 1Alpha Rev
August 1Peter Breinholt
August 1Gin Blossoms
August 1NY Doo Wopp Show
August 1Dangerous
August 1The Tartan Terrors
August 1Gladiator Elite Cage Fighting
August 1Monty Alexander Trio
August 1Banda Blanca
August 1Mekons (electric)
August 1The Pietasters
August 1Union Of Saints
August 1Natives Of The New Dawn
August 1Jehova’s Waitresses
August 1 Big Smith
August 1Abigail Williams
August 1Detroit Symphony Orchestra: All Beethoven
August 1Born Yesterday
August 1Cincinnati Pops Orchestra: Rodgers & Hammerstein Spectacular
August 1National Symphony Orchestra: Broadway Rocks
August 1Forever Flamenco
August 1Arc Angels
August 1Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe
August 2Beyonce
August 2David Lindley
August 2Special Events 09
August 2Burning Spear
August 2Buick Open
August 2U.S. Senior Open Championship
August 2ESPN X Games
August 2Tutankhamun & Golden Age of Pharaoh’s – King Tut Exhibit
August 2Legg Mason Tennis Classic Session 2
August 2George Wein’s Folk Festival
August 2Los Angeles Tennis Open
August 2All Points West Music Festival
August 2NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Pennsylvania 500
August 2Harlem Gospel Choir
August 2Osheaga Festival
August 2KWJZ Music Festival
August 2My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish, and I’m in Therapy
August 2Professional Bull Riders
August 2Saliva
August 2Blazed & Confused: Slightly Stoopid
August 2Kiki Melendez’ Hot Tamales Live
August 2Trust Company
August 242nd Street
August 2Philadelphia Eagles Flight Night
August 2Bethlehem Musikfest – Yes & Asia
August 2Simone & Ryan Shaw
August 2Black Label Society
August 2Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
August 2Detroit Symphony Orchestra: Musical Magic
August 2Ryan Cabrera
August 2Papa Roach
August 2Yesterday – A Tribute To The Beatles
August 3Legg Mason Tennis Classic Session 3
August 3The Bluehouse
August 3Mogwai
August 3Relient K
August 3Tinted Windows
August 3Cannibal Corpse
August 3Loj
August 3Bethlehem Musikfest – David Cook

Last Updated on July 28, 2009 by By Allison Reitz