In MLB Playoffs action the ALDS is tied 2-2 as the Detroit Tigers face the Oakland Athletics, and the NLCS begins tomorrow with the Los Angeles Dodgers taking on the St. Louis Cardinals. The ALCS will begin on Saturday as the Boston Red Sox pounced on Tampa Bay errors to win the series and now wait for the winner of Detroit and Oakland. Playoffs games come to Oakland, Saint Louis, Boston, Los Angeles, Detroit, Saint Louis and Boston.
Cher is 67 and still going strong with a new album, “Closer To The Truth,” and a new 49-city North American tour dubbed the “Dress To Kill” tour. Her latest album is the 26th in her storied career and the tour will feature a mix of new songs along with her classic hits. This is the first time Cher will hit the road since 2005. She comes to Phoenix, Houston, Dallas, North Little Rock, Tulsa, Nashville, Pittsburgh, Washington DC, Las Vegas, Toronto, Boston, Indianapolis, Detroit, Buffalo, Montreal, Ottawa, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Brooklyn and more.
Legendary country music artist George Strait is on the final leg of his two-year farewell tour. “The Cowboy Rides Away Tour” ends next summer and George has revealed the final itinerary of the stops he’s making. He also has several surprises in store, as he will have a special guests opener for each weekend along the tour. Special guests include Martina McBride, Miranda Lambert, Ronnie Dunn, Jason Aldean, Eric Church, Sheryl Crow, Little Big Town, Merle Haggard, Lee Ann Womack, Chris Young and more. The tour comes to Bossier City, Austin, Omaha, Kansas City, San Jose, San Diego, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Los Angeles, Auburn Hills, Columbus, Philadelphia, Newark, Louisville, Rosemont, Nashville, Atlanta, Wichita, Denver, Portland, Tacoma, Des Moines, Tulsa, Baton Rouge and Foxborough.
Sir Elton John is continuing to delight fans by adding more North American performances for 2013. Already headlining a Las Vegas residency at Caesars Palace and with previously announced performances in Columbus, Atlanta, Saint Paul, Saint Louis, Lincoln and Austin, Elton is now adding Erie to a list that also includes Philadelphia, Bridgeport, Rosemont, Providence, Boston and New York City.
Van Morrison comes to the United States next month for three special engagements. With his daughter Shana Morrison in tow and billed as special guest, the two come for two nights in San Francisco and one in New York City. Van Morrison is promoting the release of his new album “Born to Sing: No Plan B.”
To mark the 25th anniversary of their debut album, country rock band Blue Rodeo has announced a 25-city Canadian tour. Since the debut of “Outskirts” in 1987, Blue Rodeo has sold over 4 million records, won five Juno awards as “group of the year” and been inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. Earlier this month, the band released the five-album box set “Blue Rodeo: 1987-1993.” The 25th anniversary tour kicks off in January and comes to Vancouver, Victoria, Kelowna, Red Deer, Calgary, Lethbridge, Dawson Creek, Fort McMurray, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Moose Jaw, Winnipeg, Thunder Bay, Charlottetown, Halifax, Sydney, Moncton, St. John’s, North Bay, Ottawa, London (ON), Toronto, Oshawa, Kingston, Hamilton, Barrie, Kitchener and Montreal.
Imagine Dragons is breathing more musical fire across the U.S. and Canada. Referring to the run as the “final chapter” of the band’s North America tour in support of their 2012 album “Night Visions,” they have named the winter outing “Into The Night.” The tour comes to Boise, Vancouver, Seattle, San Jose, Inglewood, San Diego, Phoenix, Austin, Dallas, Nashville, Atlanta, Norfolk, Uncasville, Montreal, Toronto, Worcester, Camden, East Rutherford, Saint Paul, Rosemont and Denver.
Black Country Communion guitarist Joe Bonamassa adds more dates to his 2013 plans. Even before forming BBC with Glenn Hughes, Joe was a revered musician, having worked with the likes of Eric Clapton, Leslie West, Paul Rodgers and B.B. King. Joe released a live album/DVD “An Acoustic Evening At The Vienna Opera House” in March and comes to Cleveland, Louisville, Knoxville, Richmond, Charlotte, Savannah, Augusta, Atlanta, New Orleans, Houston, Austin, Oakland, Reno, Los Angeles, San Diego, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, Topeka, Hartford and more.
Legendary music sensation Yanni is coming back to the U.S. with a North American tour. The “World Without Borders” tour features his stunning 15-piece orchestra as they play favorites from throughout his career, as well as selections from his latest album, “Truth of Touch” from 2011. Yanni’s contemporary symphonic music has inspired millions of fans around the world. Experience his passionate, soaring melodies and lush orchestrations as he comes to Atlanta, Sarasota, Fort Myers, Miami, Daytona Beach, Orlando and West Palm Beach.
R&B crooner Jaheim has released a new album “Appreciation Day” and is embarking on a North American tour to support the project. Joining him will be Chrisette Michele as they come to Cincinnati, Louisville, Chicago, Detroit, Columbia, Richmond, Washington DC, Upper Darby, New York City, Baltimore, Atlanta, Memphis, Birmingham, Houston, New Orleans and Grand Prairie.
Traveling in support of their new “Too Weird To Live, Too Rare To Die” album Panic! At The Disco has planned a North American road trip for January. The album, released by Fueled By Ramen/Decaydance, immediately broke the top 10 on iTunes “Top Singles” chart and has already achieved more than 5 million individual views on YouTube. The tour takes them to Las Vegas, Seattle, Vancouver, Salt Lake City, Denver, Kansas City, Minneapolis, Saint Louis, Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Silver Spring, Wallingford, Boston, Montreal, Toronto, New York City, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Miami Beach, Orlando, Houston and Oakland.
The Wanted wants to introduce you to their “Word of Mouth” tour. The group is touring in support of their new album, “Word Of Mouth.” Although the band is used to playing some of the biggest venues in the world from London’s O2 Arena and Wembley Stadium to New York City’s Madison Square Garden, their 2014 road trip has them playing not only arenas but theaters as well as a few clubs. The tour comes to San Diego, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Dallas, Chicago, Windsor, Mashantucket, New York City, Huntington, Silver Spring, Upper Darby, Boston, Montreal, Toronto, Chicago, Minneapolis, Denver, Vancouver, Seattle, San Francisco, Dallas, Atlanta, Miami Beach, Orlando, Saint Petersburg, Columbus, Indianapolis and Kansas City.
The Pixies are showing no quit when it comes to touring as they announce a new tour for 2014. The band begin releasing new music in June without the usually preamble, announcements or hype that precedes single releases. They followed with the release of a four song EP named “EP-1” and the announcement of a 33-city North American tour. However, the band will be performing without bass player Kim Deal, who had been with the Boston quartet since its inception in 1986. She announced her departure midway during recording sessions. They recruited Simon Archer to play bass on the unfinished tracks and then recruited Kim Shattuck of the Los Angeles band the Muffs to play bass on the current tour. See them as they come to Toronto, Montreal, Boston, Port Chester, Newark, New Haven, Philadelphia, Rockville, Richmond, Durham, Asheville, Nashville, Atlanta, Saint Louis, Columbus, Detroit, Chicago, Kansas City, Denver, Seattle, Portland, Las Vegas, Phoenix and more.
Men’s Soccer is in full swing with several amazing matches happening over the course of the next several months, including a World Cup Qualifier between the United States and Jamaica in Kansas City, Brazil vs. Honduras in Miami Gardens, and Argentina is. Bosnia in Saint Louis.
1. World Cup Qualifier: United States vs. Jamaica – Kansas City, MO
2. Brazil vs. Honduras – Miami Gardens, FL
3. Argentina vs. Bosnia – Saint Louis, MO
4. Mexico vs. Finland – San Diego, CA
Exciting soccer action continues on the women’s side, as Women’s Soccer has several key match ups coming this fall, including the United States vs. Australia in San Antonio and an exhibition match between the United States and New Zealand in San Francisco and Columbus.
1. United States vs. Australia (WOMEN) – San Antonio, TX
2. Exhibition: United States vs. New Zealand (WOMEN) – San Francisco, CA & Columbus, OH
Tons of new tour dates are also now in the exchange for:
The Harlem Globetrotters,
Albert Hammond Jr.,
Johnny Reid, and