British rock/blues singer Joe Cocker, whose gritty voice is one of the most recognizable in popular music, is setting out on a four-month, predominantly amphitheater, tour beginning May 24 in West Palm Beach, FL. The trek is in support of his new album, “Hymn For My Soul,” which was... Read more
Brian O’Connell of Live Nation was named Promoter of the Year, and Connecticut’s Mohegan Sun Arena was named the Casino of the Year, at the 43rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards this past weekend in Las Vegas. The awards are voted by the membership and honors country music’s... Read more
Tina Turner is proving to be a hot ticket in Los Angeles. Due to overwhelming demand for tickets to her first L.A. show on October 13, the eight-time Grammy Award winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer has added a second show at the Staples Center in Los... Read more
Another top female concert draw has confirmed tour plans. Janet Jackson, who has not toured in seven years, has confirmed tour plans on the heels of similar tour announcements recently made by female touring icons Madonna and Tina Turner. While there are no tour dates on either Jackson’s or... Read more
Ticket sales were strong out of the gate for Madonna’s upcoming Sticky & Sweet Tour, according to officials with the tour. Among weekend sell-outs were stadium shows in Paris, France and London, England along with arena shows in Boston, MA and Chicago, IL. Two performances at Madison Square Garden... Read more
Stand-up comedian Carlos Mencia, known for his man-on-the-street interviews, studio comedy and commercial parodies, is launching an 80-city stand-up comedy tour in July called “Bud Light Presents Carols Mencia: At Close Range.” The tour begins July 26 at the Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, CO, and continues through December... Read more
In keeping with its teen image, the Jonas Brothers upcoming Burning Up Tour will be co-sponsored by Burger King Corp. (BK). Terms of the sponsorship were not divulged. Produced by Live Nation, the tour is slated to hit 38 cities across North America, July 4 – August 21, and... Read more
Sheryl Crow, on tour with James Blunt, has canceled her Thursday, May 22, concert at the Fox Theater in St. Louis, MO, “due to unforeseen circumstances relating to conflicting concert production logistics,” a post on her website read. The post stressed that it is the only concert affected and... Read more
Human rights icon and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Nelson Mandela will be feted with a star-studded concert on June 27 at London’s Hyde Park where many of the world’s most powerful figures will pay tribute to one of the most loved leaders of the 20th Century as he turns... Read more
Popular ’60’s group Jay and the Americans launched a new tour this month and have scheduled shows through New Year’s Eve. The tour is followed by a week of performances at sea as part of the Concerts At Sea Oldies Cruise through the Caribbean from January 17-24. The band... Read more