Chris Brown’s “appreciation” tour and 30 Seconds to Mars’ late 2009 plans are part of the daily tour recap for October 21, as compiled by TicketNews.
R&B artist Chris Brown is launching his first tour since pleading guilty to felony assault charges in February. The Fan Appreciation Tour will run for a total of 19 dates, most of which were confirmed by his record label today.
In other concert and tour news, Taylor Swift has released more detailed information regarding her new 2010 tour plans, including venue confirmations and the first onsale dates. As first reported yesterday, Elton John and Billy Joel added four dates to the next leg of their own fast-selling outing, the Face 2 Face Tour. The pianists launch their latest jaunt in early November.
Those are the complete concert and tour reports for this Wednesday. Continue reading for some other artists itinerary updates from the day, outlined in brief below:
30 Seconds to Mars, the musical project of actor Jared Leto, will be touring Europe and the U.S. to promote its upcoming studio album, “This Is War,” due in stores December 8. The trek starts overseas on November 11 at La Cigale in Paris, FRA, and continues through November 20 at Astra in Berlin, GER. A few U.S. performances follow on December 5 at The Buzz Bake Sale at Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach, FL; December 6 at The Next Big Thing at Ford Amphitheatre in Tampa, FL; December 8 at Varsity Theatre in Baton Rouge, LA; and December 19 at the House of Blues in Cleveland, OH.
Matisyahu will end his current North American tour with an eight-show blowout in his native New York City and neighboring borough of Brooklyn. The most recent additions to his calendar are set for December 10 and 12-14 at Webster Hall in New York, NY, as well as December 16-17 and 19-20 at Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, NY. Matisyahu’s next concert is October 21 at the House of Blues in Anaheim, CA. Including tonight’s performance, the recording artist has a total of 45 concerts on his late 2009 schedule.
Pavement’s plans for a 2010 reunion tour continue to expand. First, the band announced just four shows in New York City for September 2010. Then came news of a curating spot for All Tomorrow’s Parties in England in mid-May, and a March tour of Australia and New Zealand. Now two more shows have cropped up for England — May 11-12 at O2 Academy in London. The full extent of the planned reunion is still unclear, but Pavement has been announcing new dates at least every couple of weeks since first confirming the reunion in late September.
Anti-Flag will launch into a four-week tour of the United States in early 2010. Twenty-two concerts are outlined for the band, from January 12 at Magic Stick in Detroit, MI, through February 6 at Mr. Small’s Theatre in Pittsburgh, PA. Along the way, Anti-Flag will also perform on January 13 at Bottom Lounge in Chicago, IL; January 20 at El Corazon in Seattle, WA; January 25 at The Clubhouse Music Venue in Tempe, AZ; February 2 at Paradise Rock Club in Boston, MA; and February 4 at HighLine Ballroom in New York, NY.