Van Morrison’s latest concert plans and a winter tour with Anvil top the daily tour recap for October 6, as compiled by TicketNews.
American music legend Bob Dylan has added two multiple-night engagements to the end of his fall 2009 tour itinerary. The musician is now set to take the stage in Boston and New York City for three nights each at the end of his current itinerary.
Meanwhile, country artists Martina McBride and Trace Adkins have plotted a five-month tour calendar that will keep them on the road from the end of November through mid-April. Most of the planned concerts fall on the weekends.
Those are the complete concert and tour announcements for this Tuesday. Highlights of some of the day’s other artist updates are outlined in brief below:
Van Morrison is a few weeks away from a handful of late October concerts in the Northeast U.S. In addition to previously announced concerts in Connecticut and New York, the iconic songwriter will also make a stop a bit further south on October 27 at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore, MD. In addition to that performance, Morrison also has four other sessions booked from October 24 at Palace Theater in Waterbury, CT, through the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 25th Anniversary Concert on October 30 at Madison Square Garden Arena in New York, NY.
Anvil, the Canadian metal band that made a name for itself after 30 years of sheer determination and an acclaimed documentary, will ride the wave of its newfound fame with an early 2010 tour of the U.S. and Canada. The 19-date outing starts January 7 at the House of Blues in Cleveland, OH, and concludes January 31 at Gothic Theatre in Englewood, CO. Along the way, the rockers will stop for gigs on January 10 at the House of Blues in Chicago, IL; January 15 at Fillmore at Irving Plaza in New York, NY; January 20 at Variety Playhouse in Atlanta, GA; and January 29 at The Pageant in St. Louis, MO.
Raphael Saadiq is a month away from launching his latest North American tour. The 20-city trek kicks off November 16 at Showbox SoDo in Seattle, WA, and concludes a month later on December 16 at First Avenue in Minneapolis, MN. The singer’s calendar includes a two-night stand on December 14-15 at Park West in Chicago, IL, as well as two concerts north of the border on December 11 at Kool Haus in Toronto, ON, and December 12 at Metropolis in Montreal, QC. The earlier half of Saadiq’s schedule will take him to the House of Blues in Las Vegas (November 21), Center Stage in Atlanta (November 30) and Rams Head Live! in Baltimore (December 6).
Our Lady Peace is on the brink of its fall 2009 tour, which kicks off October 19 at Belly Up tavern in Solana Beach, CA. The 13-date run will head from coast to coast across the nation, closing December 4 at Freebird Live in Jacksonville, FL. Other stops along the way include October 22 at Rio Suite Hotel in Las Vegas, NV; October 25 at the House of Blues in New Orleans, LA; November 13 at Wild Bill’s in Banff, AB; and December 3 at the House of Blues in Lake Buena Vista, FL.
John Ritter will followed his mid-October tour of Ireland with a December jaunt along the East Coast back in the states. The six-date venture begins December 1 at 9:30 Club in Washington, DC, and ends December 7 at Bates Colleges in Lewiston, ME. Other performances on the recording artist’s current calendar are December 2 at Theatre of the Living Arts in Philadelphia, PA; December 3 at Calvin Theater in Northampton, MA; December 4 at University of Vermont in Burlington, VT; and December 5 at Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in troy, NY.