Two of country’s biggest names are pairing for a 2010 tour. That report and more are in the daily tour recap for November 3, as compiled by TicketNews.
Reba McEntire and George Strait are teaming up to take country music across the country with an early 2010 tour.
The queen and king of country will hit the road together on January 22 at 1st Mariner Arena in Baltimore, MD, through April 10 at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, IA. McEntire and Strait also have performances inked for January 30 at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, VA; February 6 at MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, NV; March 5 at New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, LA; and April 8 at Qwest Center Omaha in Omaha, NE, among other dates.
Country may be king of the recap for this Tuesday, but other artists from across the industry have updated their touring plans recently. Read on for some other itinerary highlights, outlined in brief below:
Pink’s plan for world domination continues through summer 2010 with more international touring plans. The pop performer is already booked through the end of the year, including a show tonight, November 3, at Trent FM Arena in Nottingham, ENG, and a final 2009 show on December 20 at TUI Arena in Hannover, GER. Next year, the schedule begins afresh with UK shows lined up from June 12 at Reebok Stadium in Bolton through June 29 at Portman Road in Ipswich, among other dates.
Andre Rieu is one busy violinist. The Dutch musician has nearly 70 international performances lined up over the course of the next year. Dates for this year are currently booked from November 16 at Le Dome in Marseille, FRA, through December 22-23 at Ethias Arena in Hasselt, BEL. Concerts start up quickly in the New Year, with additional shows set from January 1-2 at Lanxess Arena in Cologne, GER, through October 31 at Acer Arena in Sydney, AUS. The calendar includes performances on December 10-12 at Forest National in Brussels, BEL; January 23 at O2 World in Berlin, GER; February 22 at Olympiahalle in Munich, GER; and July 9-11 and 16-18 at Het Vrijthrof in Maastricht, NET.
Vampire Weekend is looking ahead to 2010 for an eight-date tour of the UK. The early-year jaunt launches February 7 at Cambridge Corn Exchange in Cambridge, ENG, and concludes February 16 at the O2 Academy Brixton in London, ENG. Other stops along the way include February 8 at the Apollo in Manchester, ENG; February 10 at the O2 Academy in Birmingham, ENG; and February 14 at the HMV Picture House in Edinburgh, SCO.
Grizzly Bear is closing out this year with an international tour schedule that picks up November 4 at Cathedral in Manchester, ENG, and continues through November 26 at Debaser Medis in Stockholm, SWE. After a few open weeks on the schedule, the indie rock group will launch a year-bridging tour that begins December 30 at The Falls Music & Arts Festival in Lorne, AUS, and concludes January 9 at Southbound Festival in Busselton, AUS. A new batch of UK dates currently caps the early 2010 dates with five shows from March 8 at The Sage in Gateshead through March 13 at Roundhouse in London.