Pennsylvania-based modern-rock quartet The Starting Line is mounting a headlining North American tour of clubs and theaters in support of their new Virgin Records release, “Direction.” The tour kicks off March 18 in State College, PA and finishes up April 20 in Washington, DC. Steel Train, Four Year Strong... Read more
Singer, songwriter and pianist Sara Bareilles will headline her first solo North American tour this spring — a run of club dates April 14-30 in support of her debut album, “Little Voice.” The album, produced for Epic Records, features one of the top 10 songs in the country, “Love... Read more
Jimmy Eat World and Paramore are teaming up for a co-headlining U.S. tour, kicking off April 1 in San Antonio, TX and wrapping May 2 in Atlantic City, NJ. By the time the band returns to the States, Jimmy Eat World will be coming off an international headlining tour... Read more
Described as a cross between Don Rickles, Archie Bunker and a vial of estrogen, Lisa Lampanelli makes her Carnegie Hall debut May 17 in the middle of a national tour that starts April 15 with shows booked through to Sept. 20. Lampanelli has earned the reputation as comedy’s queen... Read more
The annual Rainforest Foundation Fund Benefit Concertis set for May 8 at Carnegie Hall in New York and features a stellar lineup of artists, including James Taylor, Sting, Billy Joel, Brian Wilson, and Chris Botti. While the onsale dates for tickets have not yet been set, the foundation has... Read more

Dolly reschedules

Tours February 16, 2008 0

Just days after postponing the first dates of her “Backwoods Barbie” tour, Dolly Parton has been medically cleared to reschedule her tour. The initial rescheduled dates will begin April 22 in Pittsburgh, and all tickets for the postponed tour will be honored for the new dates. Last week, Parton... Read more

The Police plan final tour

Tours February 15, 2008 1

The Police, whose 2007 reunion tour racked up industry awards from Billboardand Pollstar, will return to North America this summer to play their final area appearances, this time mostly in arenas and amphitheaters in markets where they did not perform in 2007. An additional 30 dates have been confirmed... Read more
The ever changing members of the reconstituted Latin pop group Menudo will open five concerts for the Jonas Brothers Feb. 26-March 9. Following the gigs with the growing-in-popularity Jonas Brothers, Menudo, now comprised of five new boys–Carlos, Chris, Emmanuel, José and Monti–will head out on their own spring and... Read more
Cher, who announced her retirement from touring in 2005 but not from performing, will headline the 4,100-seat Colosseum in Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas for approximately 200 shows over a three-year period beginning May 6. The 90-minute show will be presented four nights a week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday... Read more
The Beatles were the first rock act to perform at Shea Stadium in Flushing, NY on Aug. 15, 1965; the last act will be Long Island native Billy Joel. At a press conference this week, Joel announced that he would play a show at Shea on July 16, the... Read more