The latest concert updates from musical legend Bob Dylan and influential rocker Thom Yorke are part of the daily tour recap for September 29, as compiled by TicketNews.
As the start date for his latest round of live performances draws near, Bob Dylan continues to add on to his ever-growing fall 2009 tour itinerary.
Since last check-in, the veteran musician and his backing band have charted six new shows, for a current total of 23 North American gigs. The latest additions to the calendar are set for October 23 at Bicentennial Center in Salina, KS; October 24 at Brady Theater in Tulsa, OK; October 25 at Shrine Mosque in Springfield, MO; October 27 at Rockford MetroCentre in Rockford, IL; November 7 at Kitchener Memorial Auditorium in Kitchener, ON; and November 11 at Patriot Center in Fairfax, VA. Ticket sales for most of the new concerts begin October 2.
Thom Yorke, frontman for influential rock band Radiohead, has announced his intent to hook up with an all-star band to back him at two solo shows in Los Angeles, CA, this weekend. The concerts, penciled in for October 4-5 at the Orpheum Theatre, will feature accompaniment by Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, Beck and R.E.M. drummer Joey Waronker, percussionist Mauro Refosco and longtime Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich. Tickets for both shows are currently being sold on Ticketmaster.
Gov’t Mule is currently on the road for its By A Thread Fall Tour of North America and Europe. National dates pick up September 30 at Brooklyn Bowl in New York, NY, and conclude October 31 at Tower Theatre in Philadelphia, PA. The overseas portion of the trek continues November 5 at Pumpehuset in Copenhagen, DEN, and wraps November 21 at The Forum in London, ENG. The rock crew returns stateside for two special end-of-year performances on December 30-31 at Beacon Theatre in New York, NY. Public onsale for the two New Years Eve shows start October 2.
Tegan & Sara, Canadian-born identical twin sisters, will kick off the New Year with a 14-date tour of the provinces. The outing starts January 6 at the Orpheum in Vancouver, BC, and concludes January 27 at Rebecca Cohn Auditorium in Halifax, NS. Along the way, the indie-rock sisters will stop for shows on January 11 at Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Edmonton, AB; January 18 at Place des Arts in Montreal, QC; January 19 at Massey Hall and January 20 at Kool Haus in Toronto, ON; and January 22-23 at Bronson Centre in Ottawa, ON.
Mika has plotted a 10-date tour of North America for late fall, which he plans to follow with a spring 2010 jaunt across Europe. The international adventure launches March 12 at Sportpaleis Antwerpen in Merksem, BEL, and ends May 4 at Stade Couvert Regional in Lievin, FRA. Some of his other planned performances include March 17 at Spektrum Arena in Oslo, NOR; March 24 at Columbiahalle in Berlin, GER; April 16 at Campo Pequeno in Lisbon, POR; and April 26 at Bercy in Paris, FRA. Mika’s national trek starts October 12 at Sound Academy in Toronto, ON, and wraps October 27 at Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver, BC.
Tesla is back on track with a 19-date tour of the United States, which is set to run through the fall. The month-long jaunt begins October 17 at Four Bears Casino in New Town, ND, and ends November 13 at Charleston Music Hall in Charleston, SC. Along the way, the rock group will also perform dates on October 20 at Minglewood Hall in Memphis, TN; October 28 at Murat Egyptian Room in Indianapolis, IN; November 2 at Theatre of the Living Arts in Philadelphia, PA; and November 9 at Cannery Ballroom in Nashville, TN.
Kathy Griffin will be taking her comedy live over the next few months with an increasing number of U.S. performance dates. The comedienne has gigs schedule from October 8-11 at Chicago Theatre in Chicago, IL, through November 27-28 at Gibson Amphitheater in Universal City, CA. Next year, she starts afresh with at least eight more shows slated from January 12-13 at McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert, CA, until February 18 at WaMu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY.