More shows for dynamic duo Elton John and Billy Joel, as well as European stints for Dave Matthews Band and The Cranberries, are in the mix for the daily tour recap on October 20, as compiled by TicketNews.
Elton John and Billy Joel will be on the road again in just a few weeks for their on-going Face 2 Face Tour. The co-headlining venture, which includes sets from the pair both separately and together, launched earlier this year in March.
John and Joel’s fast approaching November and December itinerary includes four new performances on November22 at Pepsi Center in Denver, CO; November 25 at Ford Center in Oklahoma City, OK; November 28 at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock, AR; and December 1 at Sprint Center in Kansas City, MO. The next leg of the tour kicks off with concerts on November 4 and 7 at KeyArena in Seattle, WA, and concludes December 7 at Times Union Center in Albany, NY.
In addition to dates for these iconic rock pianists, updates are also in from several other A-list performers in the music industry. Highlights are outlined in brief below:
Dave Matthews Band will start the New Year with a fresh round of winter tour dates in Europe. The overseas outing is currently numbered at 18 concert dates, beginning February 13 at Arenan in Stockholm, SWE, and concluding March 12 at O2 Academy in Birmingham, ENG. Matthews and his musicians will also make stops on February 17 at Tempodrom GMBH in Berlin, GER; February 23 at Pala Lottomatica in Rome, ITA; March 3 at Heineken Music Hall in Amsterdam, NET; March 6 at The O2 in London, ENG; and March 9 at The O2 in Dublin, IRE.
The Cranberries are also hitting up the overseas concert market in 2010 with a still expanding March tour of Europe. Currently confined to one month, the trek begins March 1 at Zenith Arena in Lille, FRA, and ends March 31 at Royal Albert Hall in London, ENG. Other planned stops include March 5 at Zenith in Nantes, FRA; March 14 at Le Dome in Mareille, FRA; March 17 at Hallenstadion in Zurich, SWI; and March 22 at Zenith in Paris, FRA. The North American leg of the tour — and official start to The Cranberries’ reunion — kicks off November 12 at Rams Head Live! in Baltimore, MD.
David Cook’s calendar has expanded with the addition of a handful of new U.S. concert dates. The 18-date venture launches November 3 at Arizona State Fair in Phoenix, AZ. Some of the more recent updates to the schedule are shows on November 6 at Fireside Casino in Shawnee, OK; November 24 at Saenger Theatre in Mobile, AL; November 28 at Hard Rock Live in Orlando, FL; November 29 at Nova University in Ft. Lauderdale, FL; and a new tour-wrapper on December 4 at the House of Blues in Boston, MA.
Mew has expanded its plans for a late 2009 North American tour beyond the previously announced East Coast dates. Originally slated for just four dates, the Danish indie rock duo is now bound for a dozen markets across the nation and its neighboring provinces. Recent additions include a December 1 performance with the Pixies at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, DC; a December 7 gig at Metro/Smart Bar in Chicago, IL; a December 11 show at Venue in Vancouver, BC; and a December 14 end date at Music Box @ Fonda in Los Angeles, CA.