In celebration of their Showtime documentary, The Eagles launch the “History Of The Eagles” tour. Even if you are not a Showtime subscriber, a DVD/Blu-ray package will be released April 30th that includes the “History Of The Eagles’ documentary along with “Eagles Live At The Capital Center – March 27.” The tour brings the super-group to Las Vegas, Louisville, Milwaukee, Cleveland, Toronto, Ottawa, Philadelphia, Uncasville, Mansfield, Washington, D.C., Pittsburgh, and Bethel.
Pink has had to book more than two dozen additional shows to her sold-out “The Truth About Love Tour.” Named after her sixth full-length studio album, the tour has been earning rave reviews from the Washington Postto the Los Angeles Times. The new leg of her tour begins October 10th and comes to Oakland, Los Angeles, San Jose, Salt Lake City, Denver, Seattle, Vancouver, Fargo, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Chicago, Auburn Hills, Des Moines, Lincoln, St. Louis, Kansas City, San Antonio, Dallas, North Little Rock, and more.
Matchbox Twenty & Goo Goo Dolls are teaming up to add to an already excellent summer concert season. The co-headlining venture, that hits mostly amphitheatres, has Matchbox Twenty supporting their 2012 album, “North,” while Goo Goo Dolls is supporting their upcoming release “Magnetic.” The tour comes to Lake Charles, Baton Rouge, Austin, Albuquerque, Las Vegas, Indio, Manchester, Saratoga Springs, Toronto, Burgettstown, Cincinnati, Highland Park, Clarkston, Noblesville, Maryland Heights, Moline, Kansas City, and many more.
Dave Matthews Band is also adding new dates to their upcoming tour. Spending multiple nights at several venues along the way, the tour is also making a stop at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. The tour officially kicks off May 17th and comes to Mountain View, Irvine, Chula Vista, Stateline, Quincy, Salt Lake City, Commerce City, Bristow, Virginia Beach, Charlotte, Orange Beach, West Palm Beach, Tampa, and more.
Radiohead frontman, Thom Yorke has announced his side project, Atoms for Peace, will be back in the states for a brief summer tour with the entire band. The band which consists of Thom, Red Hot Chili Peppers bassistFlea, drummer Joey Waronker, and percussionist Maruo Refosco, is touring in support of its debut LP, “Amok.” The band comes to Philadelphia, Brooklyn, Fairfax, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Santa Barbara.
Sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson reveal that Heart will be joining Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience for the “Heartbreaker Tour.” The spirit of Led Zeppelin will be evident on the tour as both bands will close each night with a special thirty-minute tribute to the band. Beginning in June, the tour comes to West Palm Beach, Tampa, Atlanta, Charlotte, Raleigh, Virginia Beach, Bristow, Wantagh, Mansfield, Bethel, Holmdel, Camden, Uncasville, Clarkston, Burgettstown, Cuyahoga Falls, Cincinnati, Highland Park, and more.
Barenaked Ladies grabs Ben Folds Five and Guster for their 2013 “Last Summer On Earth” tour. It’s the same name the group used for their 2012 outing, so maybe the they are poking a little fun at themselves or hoping their tour is what’s staving off disaster for one more year. Either way join the guys as they come to Grand Prairie, Morrison, Salt Lake City, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, Saratoga, Boise, Auburn, Missoula, Fargo, Columbus, Cincinnati, Chicago, Toronto, Clarkston, Whites Creek, Columbia, and more.
Billy Idol, forever the rebel, prepares for a U.S. tour, defying his age at 57 years. The punk rocker and “White Wedding” singer was previously announced as a performer at Bonnaroo, and now has scheduled shows across the country, including one in Canada. Billy brings his rebel yell to Las Vegas, Saratoga, Port Chester, Mashantucket, Hampton, NH, Lewiston, Orillia, Atlantic City, Saint Augustine, Manchester, Vienna, Cherokee, Elizabeth, IN, Concho, and Catoosa.
LL Cool J has a new album, “Authentic” in the works and has decided to hit the road for the “Kings of the Mic” tour. Joining him will be fellow music legends and rap icons Ice Cube and Public Enemy, along with De La Soul and DJ Z-Trip. The tour swings through Tucson, Las Vegas, Mountain View, Santa Barbara, Minneapolis, Council Bluffs, Saint Louis, Atlanta, Saint Petersburg, Saint Augustine, Baltimore, Simpsonville, Portsmouth, Durham, Newark, Boston, New York City, Canandaigua, Mount Pleasant, and more.
Jim Gaffigan is back out on the road with his 2013 “White Bread Tour.” The veteran comedian joins opener Tom Shillue on a tear throughout the country. Experience his absurd flavor of comedy as he comes to Atlanta City, Reading, Akron, Rochester, Green Bay, Duluth, Bismarck, Billings, Missoula, Boise, Seattle, Eugene, Friant, Sacramento, Saratoga, Anaheim, Las Vegas, Scottsdale, and more.
NCAA March Madness Basketball is underway with top collegiate teams vying for their spot in the Final Four. Match-ups include Memphis against Michigan St., Duke vs. Albany,Creighton vs. Cincinnati and more. It all culminates to the Final Four which comes to Atlantain April.
The CONCACAF Gold Cup is soccer’s main competition of national football teams that occurs every two years. This year’s Gold Cup tournament kicks off in July and ends with the final being held at Soldier Field Stadium in Chicago July 28th. Teams competing include Canada, Mexico, Trinidad and Tobago, United States, Cuba, Costa Rica, and more, with games being held in Pasadena, Harrison, Portland, Seattle, Miami Gardens, Sandy, UT, Denver, Houston, East Hartford, Atlanta, Baltimore, and Arlington.
UFC 162: Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman is coming to the MGM Grand Garden Arena inLas Vegas July 6th. It features the return of legendary UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva as he looks for a record 11th straight title defense against number one contender Chris Weidman. Silva is arguably the greatest fighter in MMA history with 17 consecutive wins and 16 straight UFC victories.
UFC 164 is headed to Milwaukee for Harley Davidson hometown throwdown. The event will commemorate a new long-term deal the UFC has signed with the motorcycle giant that continues a long-running partnership. The event comes to BMO Harris Bradley Center August 31st, with the card to be announced.
Alistair Overeem is out of UFC 160: Cain Velasquez vs. Antonio Silva due to injury which opens the way for “Super Samoan” Mark Hunt to replace him against Junior Dos Santos. Of course the main event is the heavyweight title bout between champion Cain Velasquez andAntonio “Bigfoot” Silva. An interesting sidenote, if both Silva and Dos Santos both prevail, then the good friends and training partners will have to face each other for the championship belt. The action comes to the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas May 25th.
Tons of new tour dates are also now in the exchange for:
Lamb of God,
Los Angeles Philharmonic,
Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros,
Dropkick Murphys, and