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…

…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 Date Event
July 28 Sleeping Beauty
July 28 Snoop Dogg & Stephen Marley
July 28 Kiss
July 28 Richie Kotzen
July 28 The Tin Pan Alley Rag
July 28 Boston Pops Orchestra
July 28 Jarvis Cocker
July 29 MLS All Star Game: MLS
July 29 Superchick
July 29 Gerald Albright and Kurt Whalum
July 29 Stephen Marley
July 29 Neko Case
July 29 Lord T & Eloise
July 30 Phish: Four Day Pass
July 30 Laura Izibor
July 30 Packers Shareholder
July 30 Drop Dead Gorgeous
July 30 VNV Nation
July 30 Kenny Wayne Shepherd
July 30 The Who’s Tommy
July 30 Mint Condition
July 30 Elvis Crespo
July 30 Cory Morrow & Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers
July 30 Abba – The Tour
July 30 Jason Alexander
July 30 The Elders
July 30 Grace Jones
July 30 Destroyer
July 30 Cowboy Mouth
July 30 My Bloody Valentine
July 30 Sarah Chang
July 30 Ben Sollee
July 30 The Sounds
July 30 Ekoostik Hookah
July 30 Gloria Trevi
July 30 Amplexus
July 31 Legg Mason Tennis Classic – All Sessions Strip
July 31 Jewel
July 31 India.Arie
July 31 Houston Texans Season Tickets
July 31 Oregon Jamboree – Tim McGraw
July 31 Sighlo
July 31 Haste The Day
July 31 Confederate Railroad
July 31 Gato Barbieri
July 31 Hollywood Undead
July 31 Yes & Asia
July 31 Mothers Anthem
July 31 Shwayze
July 31 Peter & Paul
July 31 Ace Enders
July 31 Night Of 1000 Knives
July 31 Rise Against & Rancid
July 31 Bethlehem Musikfest – Commodores
July 31 Craig Chaquico
July 31 Sommore
July 31 Abba: The Tour
July 31 Robin Thicke
July 31 Big Air BMX
July 31 Jimmie Van Zant
July 31 Lucciana Costa
July 31 Billy Bragg
July 31 Detroit Symphony Orchestra
July 31 National Symphony Orchestra: Blue Planet
July 31 Drew Hastings
July 31 The Nace Brothers
July 31 OBEY Experiment Redux
July 31 Gogol Bordello
July 31 Nightmare of You
July 31 Barcelona
July 31 Peepshow
August 1 Chicago Blackhawks Season Tickets 2009-2010
August 1 IRL: IndyCar Series: Meijer Indy 300
August 1 Vamps
August 1 Pat Cooper
August 1 Countrywide Classic
August 1 Legg Mason Tennis Classic Session 1
August 1 Antiques Roadshow
August 1 Thomas & Friends Live!
August 1 Thrash and Burn Tour
August 1 Affliction Trilogy: Fedor
August 1 Bruce Hornsby
August 1 Y’allapalooza
August 1 Infield Invaders
August 1 Intrinzink
August 1 N.E.R.D.
August 1 Bethlehem Muskifest – Chris Isaak & The Wallflowers
August 1 Country Rodeo Finals
August 1 Orlando Rocks
August 1 Flashback & Retro Night
August 1 Macy’s Cincinnati Music Jazz Festival
August 1 Gear Daddies
August 1 Mohegan Championship Boxing
August 1 Divas of Summer: Jessie James & Letoya
August 1 Mint Condition & Lalah Hathaway
August 1 LBC – Sublime Tribute
August 1 Jenni Rivera
August 1 Meijer Indy 300
August 1 PBR Challenger Tour
August 1 Maze
August 1 Emeril Lagasse Food And Wine Festival
August 1 Alpha Rev
August 1 Peter Breinholt
August 1 Gin Blossoms
August 1 NY Doo Wopp Show
August 1 Dangerous
August 1 The Tartan Terrors
August 1 Gladiator Elite Cage Fighting
August 1 Monty Alexander Trio
August 1 Banda Blanca
August 1 Mekons (electric)
August 1 The Pietasters
August 1 Union Of Saints
August 1 Natives Of The New Dawn
August 1 Jehova’s Waitresses
August 1 Big Smith
August 1 Abigail Williams
August 1 Detroit Symphony Orchestra: All Beethoven
August 1 Born Yesterday
August 1 Cincinnati Pops Orchestra: Rodgers & Hammerstein Spectacular
August 1 National Symphony Orchestra: Broadway Rocks
August 1 Forever Flamenco
August 1 Arc Angels
August 1 Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe
August 2 Beyonce
August 2 David Lindley
August 2 Special Events 09
August 2 Burning Spear
August 2 Buick Open
August 2 U.S. Senior Open Championship
August 2 ESPN X Games
August 2 Tutankhamun & Golden Age of Pharaoh’s – King Tut Exhibit
August 2 Legg Mason Tennis Classic Session 2
August 2 George Wein’s Folk Festival
August 2 Los Angeles Tennis Open
August 2 All Points West Music Festival
August 2 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Pennsylvania 500
August 2 Harlem Gospel Choir
August 2 Osheaga Festival
August 2 KWJZ Music Festival
August 2 My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish, and I’m in Therapy
August 2 Professional Bull Riders
August 2 Saliva
August 2 Blazed & Confused: Slightly Stoopid
August 2 Kiki Melendez’ Hot Tamales Live
August 2 Trust Company
August 2 42nd Street
August 2 Philadelphia Eagles Flight Night
August 2 Bethlehem Musikfest – Yes & Asia
August 2 Simone & Ryan Shaw
August 2 Black Label Society
August 2 Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
August 2 Detroit Symphony Orchestra: Musical Magic
August 2 Ryan Cabrera
August 2 Papa Roach
August 2 Yesterday – A Tribute To The Beatles
August 3 Legg Mason Tennis Classic Session 3
August 3 The Bluehouse
August 3 Mogwai
August 3 Relient K
August 3 Tinted Windows
August 3 Cannibal Corpse
August 3 Loj
August 3 Bethlehem Musikfest – David Cook