Ticket sales wind down for major events like Kid Rock & Lynyrd Skynyrd and Green Day’s latest tours during the week ending August 31, as compiled by TicketNews.

Veteran punk act Green Day is closing its summer-long North American tour over the weekend. The venture, which launched July 3 at KeyArena in Seattle, completes its nation circuit tonight, August 25, at The Forum in Inglewood, CA, southwest of Los Angeles. Franz Ferdinand is providing support for the final date of the tour. Earlier legs of the tour featured opening sets from The Bravery and Kaiser Chiefs.

As the final weeks of summer unfurl, many of the season’s biggest co-headlined ventures are slowing their pace and closing up shop. Regular touring partners Kid Rock & Lynyrd Skynyrd end their second seasonal run this week with a final show on August 29 at the Minnesota State Fair in St. Paul, MN.

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Meanwhile, Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire complete the last of their regular concert dates together with shows slated from August 25 at Chastain Park Amphitheatre in Atlanta, GA, through August 30 at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh, NY. The ultimate performance, though, will come at the Great Allentown Fair on September 2 in Allentown, PA, where both bands are on the bill for the day’s entertainment. The duel-named Heaven and Hell ends its run with tour partners Coheed and Cambria on August 29 at the House of Blues in Atlantic City, NJ.

Some major single-headliner shows are also close to completion. Incubus has two concerts remaining on its schedule: August 25 at Jobing.com Arena in Glendale, AZ, and August 28 at Outside Lands in San Francisco, CA. On the other hand, Taking Back Sunday will spend another month opening for Blink-182’s on-going tour, but the pop rock band has just a couple regular solo shows lined up in the States, including gigs on August 28 at Jones Beach Bay Stage in Wantagh, NY, and August 20 at Virgin Mobile FreeFest in Columbia, MD.

15 for $15 with Napster!Preeminent singer-songwriter James Taylor is closing out a four-show run at Tanglewood Music Center in Lenox, MA, with a special performance. After completing three shows at the open-air venue from August 27-29, Taylor will take the stage one last time on August 30 backed by regional favorites, The Boston Pops. The weekend also heralds the second Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival, to be held August 28-30 at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, CA. The three-day festival’s 2009 headliners are Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews Band and Tenacious D, filling in for the Beastie Boys.

The NASCAR Nationwide Series: Napa Auto Parts 200 will hit the pavement on August 30 at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montreal, QC. The race’s start time is set for early afternoon. Sports fans can also catch the first two sessions of the U.S. Open Tennis Championship, both set for August 31, at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Corona, NY.

“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.


Last Event Date Event
August 25 Pilot Pen Tennis Tournament – Session 4
August 25 The Morning Of & Sparks The Rescue
August 25 Heaven and Hell and Coheed & Cambria
August 25 Incubus
August 25 Damage Inc
August 25 Set Your Goals
August 25 Pilot Pen Tennis Tournament – Session 5
August 25 Aaron Neville
August 25 Green Day
August 25 Cory Chisel
August 26 Hellogoodbye
August 26 Pilot Pen Tennis Tournament – Session 6
August 26 Johnny And The Sprites (matinee)
August 26 Heroes of Woodstock
August 26 Eric Johnson & Alien Love Child
August 26 Pilot Pen Tennis Tournament – Session 7
August 26 Johnny And The Sprites
August 26 Dizzy Gillespie All Stars
August 26 Mike Mcclure Band
August 26 Neil Hamburger
August 27 Oj Da Juiceman
August 27 Honor Society
August 27 NFL Preseason: Philadelphia Eagles
August 27 Cobra Starship
August 27 Call the Cops
August 27 John Heffron
August 27 Rockin The Paradise
August 27 Pilot Pen Tennis Tournament – Session 9
August 27 Beto Cuevas
August 27 Stoney Larue
August 27 Devendra Banhart
August 27 Mingo Fishtrap
August 27 Franz Ferdinand
August 27 The Original Wailers
August 27 Monsters Of Accordion
August 27 Cake
August 27 Dick Dale
August 27 Nicholas Megalis
August 27 Delta Spirit
August 28 Taking Back Sunday
August 28 Abbey Road Live!
August 28 Red Bull GP: Practice
August 28 Ragefest ’09
August 28 Slaughter
August 28 Rock For The Troops 2009
August 28 After Dark Presents Showcase Local
August 28 Diary
August 28 Mower
August 28 Los Angeles Kings Hockey Fest ’09
August 28 First Strike Combat
August 28 James Otto
August 28 The B Foundation
August 28 Blood Diner Ii & Live To Tell
August 28 NFL Preseason: Arizona Cardinals
August 28 Heaven & Hell
August 28 Panda
August 28 Ryan Cabrera
August 28 Amos Lee
August 28 Daniel O’Donnell
August 28 Joe Rogan
August 28 Pyromania
August 28 Switchpin
August 28 Faster Pussycat
August 28 Justin Townes Earle
August 28 KMPS Country Night at the Skagit
August 28 Stupid Hero
August 28 From Mars To Venus
August 28 Pilot Pen Tennis Tournament – Session 11
August 28 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series: Chicagoland 250
August 28 Summer Block Party: R. Kelly & Keyshia Cole
August 28 Dennis Deyoung
August 28 1st Annual Gospel Concert
August 28 Big Head Todd & The Monsters & G. Love & Special Sauce
August 28 Killcode & Too Many Zebras
August 28 NFL Preseason: Washington Redskins
August 28 Polito Vega 50th Anniversary Concert
August 28 Dr. John & The Lower 911
August 28 Monte Montgomery
August 28 Pete Yorn
August 28 The Bellamy Brothers
August 28 Pussycat Dolls
August 28 Jonah Smith
August 28 Judy Tenuta
August 28 T.S.O.L. And The Crowd
August 28 Lonestar
August 28 Notorious
August 28 Dangerous: Metal Trib To Michael Jackson Feat Mem Of 2 Skinnee J’s
August 28 The Jim Rose Circus
August 28 The Lettermen
August 28 The Damnwells
August 28 D. Roof & Mic Nice
August 28 Mitchell Schaffer
August 28 Can’t Hang
August 28 Mighty Tiny
August 28 Von Bondies
August 28 Floater
August 28 Rockapella
August 28 Tenth Avenue North
August 28 Windowpane
August 28 Dom Irrera
August 28 Hal Ketchum
August 28 Homo/sonic Dance Night
August 28 Tauntaun
August 28 Train Company
August 28 Mac Mcanally
August 28 The Crazy 8’s- Celebrating 25 Years Of Law And Order
August 28 Steel Pulse
August 28 Golden Gate Gramble II
August 28 Cory Morrow
August 29 US Open Tennis Championship – Hotels Packages
August 29 LMFAO
August 29 Red Bull GP: Qualifying Day
August 29 Ours
August 29 Napa Auto Parts 200
August 29 Amy Lavere
August 29 Avca Women’s Volleyball Showcase
August 29 Trout Fishing In America
August 29 Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day
August 29 Pilot Pen Tennis Tournament – Session 12
August 29 NFL Preseason: Oakland Raiders
August 29 NFL Preseason: Detroit Lions
August 29 Reggae On The Rocks: Giant Panda Guerliila Dub Squad
August 29 Hockeyfest 2009
August 29 US Open Tennis Championship – Arthur Ashe Kids Day
August 29 Soul Music Festival
August 29 The Music of Michael Jackson
August 29 Cirque Dreams: Pandemonia
August 29 Bill Clinton
August 29 UFC 102: Couture
August 29 WBC Championship Boxing
August 29 U92 Summer Jam
August 29 Loudoun Summer Music Fest – America
August 29 Killswitch Engage
August 29 Dream Theater
August 29 Michael Jackson Birthday
August 29 The G S Boys
August 29 Paul Van Dyk
August 29 Hillsong United
August 29 Strange And Unusual Hobbies
August 29 Paula Deen
August 29 Soldier’s Daughter & East Of Anything
August 29 NFL Preseason: Dallas Cowboys
August 29 NFL Preseason: Kansas City Chiefs
August 29 Kid Rock & Lynyrd Skynyrd
August 29 Van Morrison Birthday Tribute: The Belfast Cowboys
August 29 Nick Dipaolo
August 29 MeWithoutYou
August 29 Illusion Magic
August 29 Chris Cubeta And The Liars Club
August 29 Last Chance Summer Dance
August 29 Gary Lewis
August 29 Warning!
August 29 Salt The Wound
August 29 Forever Now
August 29 Vision and Valor
August 29 Of Broken – 2nd Impulse – Broken Solace
August 29 Dare Two Dance
August 29 Pilot Pen Tennis Tournament – Session 13
August 29 NFL Preseason: Cleveland Browns
August 29 NFL Preseason: Pittsburgh Steelers
August 29 Eddie Money & The Knack
August 29 Heaven And Hell
August 29 Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers – Film & Orchestra
August 29 San Diego Rocks
August 29 Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo
August 29 John Oliver
August 29 NFL Preseason: New York Giants
August 29 Little Mermaid
August 29 En Vogue, Tony Toni Tone & Silk
August 29 The Edwin Mccain Band
August 29 La Combinacion Perfecta de Polito Vega
August 29 Susie Essman & Richard Lewis
August 29 Josh Turner
August 29 Michael McLean
August 29 King Of Kombat
August 29 SheDAISY
August 29 Get Back
August 29 Tribal Seeds & One Drop
August 29 Dmfs, Furious Love Kids, 2ndn8ture, Outside The Box
August 29 The Contours
August 29 Eric Johnson
August 29 Fat Joe
August 29 Cheryl Wheeler
August 29 Elvis Story
August 29 Ricochet
August 29 Fame Becomes Me
August 29 IRL Peak Antifreeze Indy 300
August 29 The National
August 29 Will.i.am
August 29 Return Of The Rave V1.0
August 29 Evolution The Journey Tribute
August 29 Grand Funk Railroad
August 29 The Complete Performer
August 29 Aaron Watson
August 29 Local Showcase
August 29 Drew Carey
August 29 Sixteen Candles
August 29 Conor Oberst & The Mystic Valley Band
August 29 The Dirtbombs
August 29 Back N Black Ac/dc Tribute Band
August 29 Powerslave: Iron Maiden Tribute
August 29 Solilloquists of Sound
August 29 Chris Cagle
August 30 US Open Tennis Championship – All Sessions Strip
August 30 Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival
August 30 Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix
August 30 The Barclays
August 30 The Faint
August 30 The Adicts
August 30 Chris Young
August 30 Whispering Beard Folk Festival
August 30 Virgin Mobile FreeFest: Blink 182
August 30 Sunday Gospel Brunch
August 30 Bridal Celebration
August 30 Reggae Summer Fest
August 30 Virgin Festival
August 30 Wine And Food Festival
August 30 Sacramento River Cats
August 30 NASCAR Nationwide Series: Napa Auto Parts 200
August 30 End Of Days
August 30 James Taylor & The Boston Pops
August 30 The New Mexico Takeover 4: Busta Rhymes
August 30 After Dark Presents Local Showcase
August 30 Cirque Montage
August 30 Katy Perry
August 30 Staind
August 30 The Scenic
August 30 Embers & In Dying
August 30 Jazmine Sullivan
August 30 David Baron
August 30 Diana Krall
August 30 Beres Hammond
August 30 The Cleveland Orchestra
August 30 El Tri
August 30 Sean Mcgee
August 30 The Bled
August 30 St. Paul Saints
August 30 Jessye Norman
August 30 Stanley Jordan
August 30 John Knight
August 30 Martin Valverde
August 30 Williams & Ree
August 30 Yid Vicious
August 30 Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire
August 30 Jake Johannsen
August 30 The Osmond Brothers
August 30 Jordan Mclean & Likeness To Lily
August 30 Gang Gang Dance
August 30 Shooting Star
August 30 The Rustlanders
August 30 The Scare
August 30 Dual Duel
August 30 Nathen Maxwell
August 31 2009 Oklahoma Sooners Season Tickets
August 31 US Open Tennis Championship Session 1
August 31 Company Of Thieves
August 31 Kill Paradise
August 31 US Open Tennis Championship Session 2
August 31 NFL Preseason: Houston Texans
August 31 Northwest Arkansas Naturals
August 31 Jordan Pruitt
August 31 Rock The Bells Tour
August 31 Bobby Long
August 31 Stardeath & White Dwarfs
August 31 Hurt
August 31 Lowell Spinners
August 31 Salem-keizer Volcanoes
August 31 New Hampshire Fisher Cats
August 31 Trenton Thunder
August 31 Carrie Underwood
August 31 Jackson Browne
August 31 Melissa Etheridge
August 31 De La Soul
August 31 Dredg
August 31 Bat For Lashes
August 31 Bankie Banx
August 31 Vivian Girls
August 31 Romeo Et Juliette
August 31 The Clipse and Cool Kids
August 31 Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears
August 31 Spindrift
August 31 Pageant of the Masters
August 31 Eyedea and Abilities
August 31 Ear Pwr
August 31 Hymns & Jason Sadie
August 31 Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon
August 31 Opera Series Pass