Rock and Roll Hall of Famers R.E.M. are back with a new album and a new tour. Beginning May 23 in Vancouver, BC, R.E.M. will head to 13 amphitheaters, with special guests Modest Mouse and The Nationals, before winding the tour down June 21 in Atlanta. “Accelerate” (Warner Bros.),... Read more
Miley Cyrus will be headlining this year’s July 4 Stadium of Fire event at the LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, UT, with support from the Blue Man Group. Hosting the event will be talk radio and cable news personality Glenn Beck. Approximately 50,000 tickets will go on sale April... Read more
Foo Fighters, Jack Johnson, Kanye West, Nine Inch Nails and Stone Temple Pilots will headline the third Virgin Mobile Festival, the largest music and arts festival on the East Coast, being held Aug. 9-10 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, MD. “I couldn’t be more excited about the third... Read more
Dates, venues and on-sale information for the first-ever Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival has been announced. The hard rock music tour is set to kick off July 9 at the White River Amphitheatre in Seattle and will hit Live Nation Amphitheaters in 30 North American cities through Aug. 19. Joining... Read more
The Steve Miller Band will launch a 37-city North American tour on May 24 in West Palm Beach, FL. Joe Cocker has signed on as the supporting act for the tour, which will conclude Aug. 17 in Murphys, CA. The Miller band just sold out three shows at the... Read more
Parrotheads rejoice! Summer touring favorite Jimmy Buffett and his Coral Reefer Band will be bringing “Margaritaville,” “Cheeseburger in Paradise,” “Come Monday,” and a slew of other hits to amphitheaters when the singer/songwriter launches “The Year of Still Here” 2008 tour, on April 21 at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, just... Read more
311’s Unity Tour 2008 is heading coast to coast this summer for 30 shows with Snoop Dogg and special guest Fiction Plane, which spent most of the past year opening for The Police. Playing mostly amphitheatres from June 24 through Aug. 3, 311’s stops include the inaugural Rothbury Festival... Read more
The Jonas Brothers have become the most popular band ever on the relatively new LiveNation.com when 1.45 million visitors accessed the site for their information and tickets last week, setting a new record for a single artist on the website, according to Live Nation. Jonas Brothers’ “Burning Up Tour,”... Read more
With a new Warner Bros. album, “Hard Candy,” due April 28, Madonna has scheduled a few club dates to promote the album as she has done for previous album releases, singing to backing tracks. However, according to her tour promoter Live Nation, there are no tour plans at this... Read more
Live Nation has confirmed that the Jonas Brothers will be joining Avril Lavigne’s Best Damn Tour 2008. Lavigne’s tour already has Boston-based group Boys Like Girls in the special guest slot, but Live Nation did not say what the Jonas Brothers’ billing will be. What makes this yet-to-be announced... Read more