Justin Timberlake, midway through his massive 20/20 Experience World Tour, has added a private show July 10th in New York at the Hammerstein Ballroom. The 2,500-seat Hammerstein Ballroom will offer a nice intimate change to the stadiums of the 20/20 tour. Justin also comes to Duluth, Nashville, Philadelphia, Brooklyn, Uncasville, Toronto, Chicago, Oklahoma City, Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas, Anaheim, Inglewood, Oakland, Portland, Los Angeles, San Jose, Glendale, Las Vegas, San Antonio and many more.
NBA Finals kicked off last night as the San Antonio Spurs seek revenge for their Finals loss to the Miami Heat last year. Game 2 comes to the AT&T Center in San Antonio on Sunday.
The Los Angeles Kings took the first game of the Stanley Cup Finals from the New York Rangers in a thrilling overtime victory. The Rangers are underdogs to the Kings as they try to capture their first Stanley Cup in 20 years. Game 2 is Friday in Los Angeles at the Staples Center with games coming to Los Angeles and New York City.
The FIFA World Cup kicks off in less than a week. The 20th edition of the international soccer event features the national teams of 31 countries competing in a total of 64 matches in twelve cities across Brazil. It all kicks off June 10th with qualifying teams including: Brazil, Croatia, Colombia, England, Italy, Japan, Honduras, Mexico, Cameroon, Netherlands, Australia, Greece, Argentina, Switzerland, France, Germany, Belgium, Ghana, the United States and more.
This summer Lorde will be busy touring Australia and playing a handful of North American dates. Continuing to support her Grammy Award-winning debut “Pure Heroine,” Lorde comes to San Diego, Austin, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, Berkeley, Las Vegas, Broomfield, Council Bluffs, Milwaukee, Cleveland, Columbus, Nashville, Raleigh, New York City, Toronto, Lewiston, Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago and more.
Nine-time Grammy winner and mega-selling artist John Legend will also be keeping busy this summer. After he completes his “Evening With” tour in late June he’ll depart on another run of North American dates in July. He his supporting his latest release, “Love In The Future” album, which has been well received among critics and fans. The tour comes to Highland, Cedar Park, Spring TX, Saint Augustine, Boca Raton, Atlanta, Raleigh, Uncasville, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Brooklyn, Toronto, Boston, Phoenix, Los Angeles, Berkeley, San Diego, Las Vegas, Morrison and more.
Demi Lovato has an arena tour planned for the fall that will kick off in Baltimore this September. She will be joined by Christina Perri and MKTO as the tour comes to Baltimore, Albany, Pittsburgh, Raleigh, Miami, Orlando, New Orleans, San Antonio, Tulsa, Kansas City, Denver, San Diego, Everett, Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon, Moline, Chicago, Louisville, Uncasville, Montreal, Hamilton, Manchester NH, Hershey, Newark and more.
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers plan to release their new album “Hypnotic Eye,” their thirteenth studio album and first since 2010’s “Mojo,” in July. They are teaming up with Steve Winwood for a national tour and come to San Diego, Boise, Eugene, Portland, Vancouver, Quincy, Edmonton, Calgary, Winnipeg, Chicago, Clarkston, Toronto, Montreal, Boston, Darien Center, New York City, Hartford, Philadelphia, Raleigh, West Palm Beach, Tampa, Nashville, Houston, Tulsa, Morrison, Anaheim and Inglewood.
Widespread Panic have announced a summer and fall tour featuring headline gigs and several festival appearances that culminates with the band’s annual Halloween shows. The band comes to Broomfield, Ames, Cedar Rapids, Milwaukee, Saint Louis, Memphis, Grand Prairie, Austin, Biloxi, Alpharetta, Huntsville, Montgomery, Saint Augustine, North Charleston, Las Vegas, Morrison, Kansas City, Lincoln NE, Somerset, Chicago, Cleveland, Philadelphia and more.
Add David Gray to the list of artists gearing up for summer tours. The British singer/songwriter has a new album to support in “Mutineers” which arrives June 17th. His summer world tour takes him on a one-month run across the U.S. and brings him to Boston, New York City, Upper Darby, Columbia MD, Charlotte, Nashville, Raleigh, Atlanta, Indianapolis, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Rochester, Chicago, Denver, Salt Lake City, Boise, Oakland, Las Vegas, San Diego and more.
A chapter is coming to a close as the Allman Brothers get ready for the final shows of their illustrious career. Formed in 1969, brother Gregg Allman kept the flame burning for 45 years and now will come your final chance to see them perform live as they come to the Beacon Theatre for a string of dates that span from October 21st to the 28th.
As the French Open wraps up and grass court season gets underway, The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club gears up for Wimbledon, the most illustrious of the four tennis grand slams. With the top tennis players in the world competing during the two week tournament, see world class tennis from the likes of Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafa Nadal, Maria Sharapova, Venus and Serena Williams, Andy Murray and many more. Wimbledon begins June 22nd until July 6th.
The U.S. will also get its share of championship tennis when the US Open comes to New York. The final grand slam of the year will return at the end of the American hard court season and see a field of the top 100 ranked female and male tennis players compete for a chance to become part of tennis history. The tournament begins August 23rd and runs until September 9th.
The 2015 IIHF World Junior Championship schedule has been unveiled. The International Ice Hockey Federation comes to Canada as the championships will be held in Montreal and Toronto from December 26th to January 5th of next year. Canada, the United States, Finland, Slovakia and Germany will play in Group A, while Group B consists of Sweden, Russia, the Czech Republic, Switzerland and Denmark. Games will be played at Centre Bell in Montreal and Air Canada Centre in Toronto.
Coming to broadway:
Academy Award nominee Bradley Cooper stars in The Elephant Man, running at the Booth Theatre from October 18th to January 18th. Tony nominee Scott Ellis directs the Bernard Pomerance’s Tony Award-winning classic about the real life of Joseph Merrick, a 19th-century British man (Cooper) whose severe disfigurement made him a star of the traveling freak show circuit.
You Can’t Take It With You comes to the Longacre Theatre from August 26th to January 4th, 2015. This touching, comedic play by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman follows two families whose lives are thrown together when their children become engaged and stars Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe winner James Earl Jones.
Tony Award winners Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane lead an all-star cast for It’s Only A Play at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. The comedy is set on the opening night of Peter Austin’s new play, as he anxiously awaits to see if his show is a hit and will open on September 9th and run to January 4th.
Tons of new tour dates are also now in the exchange for:
Kip Moore, Charlie Worsham & Sam Hunt,
Yonder Mountain String Band,
Of Montreal & Pillar Point,
Ingrid Michaelson & Neulore,
Five Finger Death Punch & Volbeat,
Modest Mouse, and
Better Than Ezra.