Cher is back with her “Dress To Kill” tour. The 49-city North American tour is in support of her new album, “Closer To The Truth.” This marks the 26th album in her illustrious career and the tour is her first headlining tour since 2005. The tour comes to San Diego, Anaheim, Los Angeles, Ontario (CA), San Jose, Portland, Seattle, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Minneapolis, Des Moines, Milwaukee, Saint Louis, Louisville, Kansas City, Lincoln (NE), Denver, Las Vegas, Sunrise, Orlando, Jacksonville, Atlanta, East Rutherford, Brooklyn, Raleigh and more.
Justin Timberlake launches his “The 20/20 Experience World Tour” at the end of October and has added new dates to the schedule. After coming off a co-headlining tour with Jay Z, Justin is heading out on a solo headlining tour to support his new album “The 20/20 Experience.” With new dates announced for Washington DC, Chicago, Vancouver, Sunrise, Philadelphia, New York City, Boston, Buffalo, Toronto and Miami, the tour also comes to Montreal, Brooklyn, Hartford, East Rutherford, Raleigh, Nashville, Columbus, Memphis, Saint Louis, Tulsa, Los Angeles, Anaheim, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Dallas, Houston, Indianapolis, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Louisville, Atlanta, Orlando, Edmonton, Vancouver, Seattle, San Jose and more.
Dave Chappelle returned to stand-up by headlining the “Oddball Comedy Festival” presented by Funny or Die along with Flight of the Conchords. Now he embarks on his own headlining tour with several dates scheduled for the West Coast and Canada. The funny-man comes to Seattle, Vancouver, Fairbanks, Anchorage, Portland, Eugene, Santa Rosa, Sacramento, Long Beach and San Diego.
Katy Perry has only one U.S. tour date remaining for the rest of year. The pop superstar is performing at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl on October 23rd to benefit the Young Survivor Coalition. The show, dubbed “Katy Perry’s: We Can Survive,” takes place one day after her new album, “Prism,” drops on Capitol Records.
Las Vegas is opening a new concert venue The Chelsea and has tabbed Bruno Mars to kick off the festivities. Bruno will open the event with two shows on December 29th and 31st and the residency will run until August 23rd of next year. The 3,000-capacity venue, which replaces the Chelsea Ballroom, is described as an “avant-grade approach to entertainment,” featuring a vintage lobby bar, glass chandeliers, a decorative grand staircase, private VIP opera boxes, and the latest in technology.
Dave Matthews is teaming up with Tim Reynolds to bring a couple of nights of music to the Big Easy. The artists have booked the New Orleans’ historic Saenger Theatre for “An Evening With Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds.” The shows are presented by The Dreaming Tree Wines, a collaboration between Matthews and winemaker Steve Reeder and come to the Saenger January 15th and 16th.
Phish is wrapping up 2013 with four shows at Madison Square Garden. During the course of their career Phish has played 27 gigs at Madison Square Garden. Last year, they ushered in 2013 by turning the arena into one gigantic “Garden Party” as a nod to Ricky Nelson’s famous hit and there is plenty of anticipation about what they have in store for this year. Phish hits New York City December 28th to the 31st. You can also catch them as they come to Hampton, Rochester, Glens Falls, Worcester, Hartford, Reading, and Atlantic City.
Rob Zombie is teaming up with Korn to bring you a “Night Of The Living Dreads.” The tour kicks off in November with both acts having new albums to support. Korn’s new album “The Paradigm Shift” which features the return of guitarist Brian “Head” Welch comes out in a couple of weeks, while Zombie recently released his latest studio effort “Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor.” The co-headlining tour comes to Reno, Yakima, Butte, Salt Lake City, Bismarck, Rapid City, Casper, Sioux City, Oklahoma City, Wichita Falls, Corpus Christi, Springfield (MO), Cedar Rapids, Grand Rapids, Huntington, Nashville and Bethlehem.
The bad boy of opera, Alfie Boe has confirmed a new North American tour for 2014. The UK platinum selling and Tony award-winning singer has a new album, “Trust,” on the way, the follow-up to his 2012 “Storyteller.” The virtuoso comes to Portland, Seattle, Sacramento, Anaheim, Dallas, Kansas City, Chicago, Royal Oak, Buffalo, Reading, Boston, Glenside, Washington DC, Charlotte, Tampa and Atlanta.
Comedian Brian Regan has a 2014 headlining tour planned. The tour will bring the comic to 31 cities across the U.S. starting in January. Known for his comedy specials, his three best-selling DVDs and two CDs, these dates are described as the “first leg” of the tour which means more dates will be on the way. Brian comes to Temecula, Thousand Oaks, New Orleans, Athens, Huntsville, Dayton, Fort Myers, Riverside, Kingston, Westbury, Mashantucket, Ithaca, Omaha, Kansas City, Fayetteville, Wichita, Fargo, Sioux Falls, Minneapolis, Boise, Pocatello, Yakima and more.
Metal masters Megadeth are coming to the U.S. with a fall tour. This year Megadeth not only released their latest studio album, “Super Collider,” but this week also sees the arrival of “Countdown To Extinction: Live,” recorded and filmed at Los Angeles’ Fox Theatre and available in deluxe Blu-ray/CD, DVD, CD and digital album. The metal legends will be joined on the road by Fear Factory and Nonpoint. The tour comes to Saint Paul, Madison, Grand Rapids, Detroit, Montclair, Bethlehem, Boston, Huntington, Silver Spring, Charlotte, North Myrtle Beach, Orlando and Houston.