The Boston Red Sox opened up the 2013 MLB World Series on Wednesday with a win over the St. Louis Cardinals. David Ortiz was clutch in the post-season, hitting a home run in the seventh that would take command of the game. Game two is tonight at Fenway Park in Boston.
Jason Aldean broke countless records during the summer leg of his “Night Train” tour. He broke attendance records at Boston’s Fenway Park, surpassing both Dave Matthews and Paul McCartney, and sold-out Chicago’s Wrigley Field. The tour continues into the fall with a stop at the CMA Awards in Nashville in November and a special performance with George Strait on his farewell tour. Jason comes to Memphis, New Orleans, Dallas, Nashville, Austin, Moline, Charlottesville, Baltimore, Grand Rapids, Kansas City and Indio.
Get ready for the “Armin Only: Intense” world tour, as Dutch trance producer and DJ, Armin Van Buuren, has announced dates for his 2014 world tour. Supporting his fifth studio album, “Intense,” which was released in May, Van Buuren looks to augment his DJ set with theatrical enhancements of the “live” moments of the show and cannot wait to share his vision with the world. The tour comes to New York City, Chicago, Toronto, San Jose, Vancouver and Inglewood.
Luke Bryan is headlining his new “That’s My Kind of Night” tour with Lee Brice and Cole Swindell. The tour kicks off in January after his current tour with Thompson Square and Florida Georgia Line wraps up this month. Recognized as one of this year’s CMT’s Artists of the Year, Luke comes to Columbus, Lexington, Knoxville, Uncasville, New York City, Lubbock, Oklahoma City, Moline, Cedar Falls, Omaha, Greensboro, Wilkes Barre, Atlantic City, Fargo, Bismarck, Saint Paul, Memphis, Bossier City and Eau Claire.
After a very public meltdown in Dallas back in 2011, Kings Of Leon are back, refreshed and recharged, with a new tour. Taking off the better part of a year off to disconnect from the industry grind, and slowly work their way back into music, they took a longer, more organic approach to the making of their new record, spending months instead of weeks in the recording process. It culminated in their latest release “Mechanical Bull” and now they’ve recruited Gary Clark Jr. to join them on the road. The tour comes to Las Vegas, Atlanta, Nashville, Louisville, Auburn Hills, New York City, Uncasville, Columbus, Philadelphia, Washington DC, London (Ontario) Montreal, Toronto, Boston, Kansas City, Minneapolis and Chicago.
Billy Joel hasn’t toured America since he wrapped a co-headlining run of dates with Elton John in early 2010. After taking time off to recover from hip replacement surgery, he reappeared last year at several benefits and festivals and now with three North American dates scheduled for the east coast, hints at a possible larger world tour in the future. Until then, see Billy as he comes to Sunrise and Jacksonville.
Musical legend Gordon Lightfoot will once again invite fans to be a part of his amazing legacy when he embarks on his 2014 Canadian tour. Marking five decades of touring with no end in sight, the tour will bring him to Central and Eastern Canada. Mr. Lightfoot has won 15 Juno Awards and been nominated for 5 Grammy Awards, was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1986 and the Canadian Country Music Hall Of Fame in 2001 and was inducted into both the Canadian and U.S. Songwriters Hall of Fame. The new tour comes to London (Ontario), Kingston, Hamilton, Saint John, Moncton, Summerside and Halifax, and he is currently on tour in Austin, Boston, Wilmington, Harrisburg, Oaklyn, Joliet, Springfield, Terre Haute, Jim Thorpe and Buffalo.
Having sold over 65 million records and toured six continents, Bryan Adams brings the next leg of his solo-acoustic concert tour to the U.S. starting in November. Known for such hits as “Cuts Like A Knife”, “Summer of ’69” and “Kids Wanna Rock,” the “Bare Bones Tour: Solo and Acoustic” is an opportunity to see Bryan in a more intimate setting. The tour comes to New Brunswick, Wheeling, Columbus, Buffalo, Reading, Kingston, New York City, Boston, Binghamton, Hartford, Albany, Wilkes Barre, York and Greenvale.
Kanye West announces the “Yeezus” tour, his first solo tour in five years. The 23-city North American tour kicked off this month with none other than hip-hop’s current golden child, Kendrick Lamar. The tour, which includes amazing set designs and even stunt doubles, comes to Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Anaheim, Denver, Minneapolis, Chicago, Columbus, Auburn Hills, Toronto, Montreal, Philadelphia, Boston, Brooklyn, Washington DC, New York City, Nashville, Miami, Tampa, Atlanta, Saint Louis, Kansas City, New Orleans, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio and Phoenix.
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell, whose duets album “Old Yellow Moon” was released in February, are touring North America. Their shows feature choice cuts from their new album along with fan favorites from their respective solo careers. They have been known to deliver a 22-song set, spread over an hour and a half with the energy of teenagers. The tour, which also features co-headliner Richard Thompson with his Electric Trio, comes to Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, Portland, Seattle, Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Winnipeg, Nashville, North Charleston, Huntsville, Louisville and Asheville.
The Roadshow 2014 embarks on its sixth annual tour in January and features Memphis American Christian rock band, Skillet. Also on the lineup is Grammy award-winning Christian rock band Third Day, Andy Mineo, Jamie Grace and Royal Tailor, along with newer bands such as Soulfire Revolution, We As Human, The Neverclaim and Vertical Church Band. The tour comes to Sacramento, Portland, Spokane, Tacoma, San Jose, Anaheim, Phoenix, Las Cruces, Dallas, Omaha, Madison, Louisville, Ypsilanti, Springfield, Mobile, Bossier City, Lubbock, Fresno, Las Vegas and Salt Lake City.