Rock band Oasis formed early in the 1990s and led Brit-pop bands on the U.S. charts with the 1995 release “(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?” The group remains a solid competitor on the U.S. charts, with five of their six albums placing within the top 10 on the Billboard 200. The band has often been plagued by the in-fighting between band leaders and brothers Noel and Liam Gallagher.

During the band’s 2008 tour of North America, guitarist and songwriter Noel Gallagher was attacked on stage mid-performance. His injuries forced the band to cancel or postpone a series of concerts. Though their ticket sales don’t place them in the same league as top-sellers like Bruce Springsteen or Madonna, Oasis strictly books arenas and stadiums during their North American tours.

Oasis has postponed its September 9 concert at the John Labatt Center in London, ON, due to injuries sustained during an on-stage attack on Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher on September 7 at Toronto’s Virgin Festival. During their performance, a man (referred to on the band’s Web site as “an... Read more
Today’s tour recap features announcements, music festival news, memorial shows and more as compiled by Ticket News on September 8, 2008. Those who knew superstar tenor Luciano Pavarotti best are setting up a string of memorial concerts for the first anniversary of his September 6, 2007, death. The October... Read more

Oasis tour adds UK shows

Tours August 18, 2008 0

Following a brief nine-city North American tour from August 26 to September 9, Oasis will head home to the UK for a 14-show, seven-city tour, starting on October 7 in Liverpool, England, and winding down on October 30 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Each engagement is a two-night stand at... Read more
Oasis has set a brief, late summer North American tour with just one concert in the States and eight in Canada, beginning August 26 in Seattle, WA and winding down September 9 in London, ONT. Canadian singer/songwriter Ryan Adams is the special guest on all dates. Oasis will be... Read more
Foo Fighters and Oasis will headline the third annual Virgin Festival Toronto Sept. 6-7. Bloc Party, Paul Weller, Stereophonics, Wintersleep, Spiritualized, The Weakerthans, Constantines and The Pigeon Detectives are also on the bill. Foo Fighters will close the show on Sept. 6, marking their first Toronto performance since their... Read more