A new revival of the 1997 musical Side Show about the real-life conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton, will come to Broadway in the fall with preview performances starting on October 28th at the St. James Theater with the official opening on November 17th. The Broadway run will star Erin Davie and Emily Padgett as Violet and Daisy. The show has undergone extensive changes since 1997 with the addition and removal of several songs, and substantial rewrites to the book. The story is still darker than most popular fare on Broadway, while still remaining admired by critics.
Neon Trees are gearing up for a new tour after a rocking appearance on NBC’s “Today” show. They are supporting their best-selling album “Pop Psychology” which has the lead single, “Sleeping With A Friend,” that has already been certified gold. They will be joined by No Devotion, Echosmith, The Moth And The Flame and Fictionist on select dates. The tour will take them to Salt Lake City, San Francisco, Ventura, Santa Ana, Phoenix, Albuquerque, Boulder, Omaha, New York City, Harris, Clive, Wichita, Oklahoma City, San Antonio, New Orleans, Jacksonville, Asheville, Birmingham, Chattanooga, Knoxville and West Lafayette.
Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova all cruised through their first round matches as the 2014 US Open Tennis Championship kicked off this week.This year’s tournament is without 14 time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal due to wrist injury, but the field remains strong with the top 100 ranked tennis players in the world for men and women competing. Other competitors still in the hunt include John Isner, Andy Murray, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka, Grigor Dimitrov, Milos Raonic, Maria Sharapova and more. World class tennis action continues in Flushing, New York, until September 9th.
TSO is back as the Trans-Siberian Orchestra announces a new massive winter tour. The tour will be the debut of “The Christmas Attic,” which will also be re-released to coincide with the tour, complete with downloadable bonus tracks, as well as a special vinyl edition. The album’s and show’s narrative starts on Christmas Eve, when a young girl’s curiosity leads her to a night of mischief and magic when she decides to sneak up into the attic of her parents’ home and discovers a magical doorway to the past.
Shows come to: Toledo, Council Bluffs, Erie, Denver, Hershey, Colorado Springs, Uncasville, Salt Lake City, Richmond, Boise, Charlotte, Columbia SC, Spokane, Seattle, Raleigh, Portland, San Diego, Manchester NH, Las Cruces, Tulsa, Wichita, Fort Wayne, Dayton, Little Rock, Grand Rapids and many more.
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are still on the road across America with good friend Steve Winwood. Touring in support of his new album “Hypnotic Eye,” “Rolling Stone” describes the album as a “decisive return to the concise Sixties-rock classicism of his first great New Wave era albums.”
The tour comes to: Calgary, Winnipeg, Chicago, Toronto, Clarkston, Montreal, Portland, Darien Center, Holmdel, Hartford, Philadelphia, Allentown, Raleigh, West Palm Beach, Tampa, Nashville, Houston, Dallas, Tulsa, Morrison, San Jose, Anaheim, Inglewood and more.
The Tony Award-winning hit Book of Mormon is back out on a national tour. “South Park” creators/writers Trey Parker and Matt Stone, and Academy Award and Tony-winning Avenue Q and “Frozen” songwriter Robert Lopez collaborated on the script and score to the musical, which earned Tony Awards for Best Book, Best Score and Best Musical.
The musical comes to: New York City, Philadelphia, Minneapolis, Appleton, Pittsburgh, Toronto, Rochester, Syracuse, Norfolk, Richmond, Montreal, Miami, Kitchener, Toledo and more.
The 69th season of the National Basketball Association kicks off in October with the 2014-2015 NBA season. The regular season begins on October 28th, with the defending NBA champions San Antonio Spurs hosting their first game against the Dallas Mavericks. In addition to all of your favorite match ups between your favorite teams, the season will also be highlighted by the 2015 NBA All-Star Game, which will be played on February 15th, 2015 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
Follow your favorite teams as NBA action comes to: New Orleans, Los Angeles, Sacramento, Miami, Portland, Minneapolis, Chicago, Denver, San Antonio, Indianapolis, Washington DC Milwaukee, Toronto, Memphis, Auburn Hills, Houston, Salt Lake City, Oakland, Miami and many more.
Alt-country rocker Ryan Adams has extended his fall tour. The outing in in support of Ryan’s upcoming self-titled LP due out in September. He has booked a run of October dates to go along with his batch of November gigs. See him when he comes to Washington DC, Santa Barbara, Portland, Seattle, Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Winnipeg, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Chicago, Ames, Saint Louis, Kansas City, Indianapolis, Columbus OH, Detroit, Cleveland, Boston and Upper Darby.
Not only does does funny man John Oliver host his own show “Last Week Tonight” on HBO, present a weekly satirical podcast “The Bugle,” which gets 500,000 downloads a week, provides guest appearances on NBC’s “Community,” while doing voice over work for such movies like “The Smurfs” and “The Smurfs 2,” but now he also has his own headlining tour. The tour comes to Austin, Buffalo, Denver, Anaheim, Santa Rosa, Portland, Seattle, Atlanta, Durham, Columbus, Madison, Westbury, Albany, New Brunswick and Boston.
Five-time Grammy winner Diana Krall announces a ton of November and December dates for her “Wallflower World Tour.” The tour is in support of her new album, “Wallflower,” due October 21st. The album features Diana’s interpretations of classic pop songs, including “California Dreamin'” by The Mamas and the Papas, Eagles’ “Desperado,” Elton John’s “Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word,” an unreleased Paul McCartney composition entitled “If I Take You Home Tonight” and Bob Dylan’s “Wallflower.” The tour comes to Phoenix, Las Vegas, Temecula, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Santa Rosa, Reno, Milwaukee, Chicago, Atlantic City, New York City, Wilmington, Port Chester, Wilkes Barre, Greenvale, Niagara Falls, Providence, Boston, Wallingford, Rockville, Atlanta, Jacksonville, West Palm Beach, Miami and Sarasota.