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Roger Waters, Prince, Gaga, Elton, UFC, Buffett, Stevie Wonder, Gigantour & More

Legendary Elton John returns to Hawaii for a special two-night engagement January 6th and 7th. Performing his “Greatest Hits Live” concert at Honolulu’s Blaisdell Arena, the show features his number one chart hits and classic album tracks throughout his incredible five-decade career. Buy These Tickets

Roger Waters is bringing his highly successful “Wall Tour” back to America. Last year Waters revived the live versions of “The Wall” that Pink Floyd performed in 1980 and 1981, but now has re-envisioned the shows to be performed in outdoor arenas. Waters comes to Houston, Austin, Tulsa, Denver, San Francisco, San Diego, Phoenix, Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle, Vancouver, Edmonton, Winnipeg, and more. Buy These Tickets

After wrapping up his critically acclaimed “Welcome 2 America” tour,Prince turns to Canada for his first national Canadian tour since 2002. “Welcome 2 Canada” begins in Toronto November 25th and continues to Halifax, Montreal, Kanata, London, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Edmonton, Vancouver, and Victoria. Buy These Tickets

The UFC’s Super Bowl weekend, held in Las Vegas every year since 2004, is typically one of the year’s biggest events. 2012’s Super Bowl weekend includes UFC 143: Nick Diaz vs Georges St-Pierre. Nick Diaz, coming off a dominant win over B.J. Penn this past weekend at UFC 137, meets UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, rated the No. 2 pound-for-pound fighter in the world by Yahoo! Sports Poll. UFC 143 is February 4th at Mandalay Bay – Events Center in Las Vegas. Buy These Tickets

This year’s Z100 Jingle Ball isn’t the only concert radio bash where you can find Lady Gaga. The pop super-star will also be headlining theKIIS-FM Jingle Ball, December 3rd, in Los Angeles. Other performers include David Guetta, Sean Paul, Gym Class Heroes, Big Time Rush, Taio Cruz, and Flo Rida. Buy These Tickets

Jimmy Buffett extends his “Welcome To Fin Land” tour with three dates starting late January, including shows in Miami, Jacksonville, and North Charleston. Buy These Tickets

Stevie Wonder performs at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, December 17th, for the 16th annual House Full of Toys. Proceeds from the charity event will be used to provide holiday gifts for low-income children in the Los Angeles area. Then on New Year’s Eve, Wonder will perform in Las Vegas at the Cosmopolitan. Buy These Tickets

Megadeth announces dates for Gigantour 2012. The American thrash metal legends will be joined on the road by British metal iconsMotorhead, Danish rockers Volbeat and Italian gothic metal rock band Lacuna Coil. The tour comes to Camden, Uncasville, New York, Lowell, Quebec City, Montreal, Kingston, Oshawa, Auburn Hills, Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul, Saskatoon, Calgary, Kent, San Jose, Phoenix and many more. Buy These Tickets

The international sensation Celtic Woman continues their North American tour with stops in West Palm Beach, Hershey, Pittsburgh, Newport News, Buffalo, Minneapolis, Naperville, East Lansing, Atlanta, Denver, Greenville, Boston, New York City, and more. Buy These Tickets

George Jones, known by many in the industry as the greatest living country singer, may have turned 80 but he’s not finished touring anytime soon. He’s just announced 2012 tour dates that find him in Charlottesville, Daytona Beach, Melbourne, Wabash, Peoria, Mahnomen, Deadwood, Lancaster, Savannah, Myrtle Beach, and more. Buy These Tickets

Dierks Bentley takes to the road with the “Country and Cold Cans Tour.” Touring in support of his CMA and Grammy Award nominated country album of the year, “Up On The Ridge,” he’s joined by Jerrod Neimann and Eli Young Band. Find him in Kent, Danville, Springfield, San Jose, Nampa, Bozeman, Rapid City, Broomfield, Nashville, and more. Buy These Tickets

Female comedienne Sommore, deemed the “Queen of Comedy,” headlines the Royal Comedy Tour. Joined by Bruce Bruce, Tony Rock, Damon Williams, and Mark Curry, experience hard hitting, unapologetic, uncensored comedy as the tour comes to Bossier City, Grand Prairie, Cleveland, Chicago, Milwaukee, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Tampa, and more. Buy These Tickets

Tons of new tour dates are also now in the exchange for:
Rod Stewart,
Miranda Lambert,
Chris De Burgh,
Kid Rock,
Kenny Rogers,
Sergio Mendes,
Rob Thomas, and
The Civil Wars.

Z100 Jingle Jam, Widespread Panic, Stevie Wonder, Lady Antebellum, Blake Shelton & More

New York radio station Z100 announces a killer line-up for their annual Z100 Jingle Ball holiday concert, including Lady Gaga, Pitbull, Kelly Clarkson, Demi Lovato, LMFAO, Foster the People, Gym Class Heroes, David Guetta, and Hot Chelle Rae. Kim and Khloe Kardashian, Karmin, and Lamar Odom are set to appear as guest hosts. The special event takes place December 9th at Madison Square Garden. Buy These Tickets

Widespread Panic announces dates for their “Wood Tour” at the beginning of next year. The twelve-date, four-city acoustic tour might be your last chance to see the American jam band as it is rumored that the band may go on hiatus for the rest of the year. See them in Silver Spring, Atlanta, Denver, and Aspen. Buy These Tickets

Stevie Wonder performs alongside plenty of special guests at the 16th annual House Full of Toys charity event for children. It occurs December 17th at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles. Past guests have included Eric Benet, Jonas Brothers, and Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds. Buy These Tickets

Lady Antebellum reveals tour dates for their “Own the Night 2012 World Tour” with guests Darius Rucker and Thompson Square. The tour starts January 27th in Tulsa and travels to Denver, Auburn Hills, Evansville, Rosemont, Minneapolis, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Calgary, Vancouver, and more. Buy These Tickets

American punk rock band NOFX launches a West Coast tour this December with Old Man Markley and an assortment of bands from the skate punk era. The tour makes stops in Las Vegas, Ventura, San Diego, Anaheim, West Hollywood, San Francisco, and Portland. Buy These Tickets

Reigning CMA “Male Vocalist of the Year” Blake Shelton, after enjoying five consecutive No. 1 singles from his latest album “Red River Blue” is hitting the road with his “Well Lit & Amplified Tour 2012.” Catch him in Edmonton, Orlando, Thackerville, Toledo, Saint Louis, Lincoln, Rapid City, Columbus, Duluth, Fairfax, Seattle, and many more. Buy These Tickets

“American Idol” winner David Cook is on tour supporting his latest album “This Loud Morning.” The Houston-born singer-songwriter travels to Houston, Austin, Grand Prairie, Winston Salem, Cincinnati, Athens, Wilmington, Falls Church, Milwaukee, Kansas City, Clifton Park, Glenside, New York, and more. Buy These Tickets

30 Seconds to Mars wrap up their European tour by performing two select dates at New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom. The “Mars 300 Celebration” December 6th and 7th mark the 300th and final show the band will play in support of their critically acclaimed third studio album “This Is War.” The 300th show will also set a Guinness World Record for the most shows played during a single album cycle, and the two Hammerstein shows will commemorate the occasion. Buy These Tickets

Cyndi Lauper is currently on tour in support of her eleventh studio album, “Memphis Blues.” She’ll be in Carmel, Aurora, Cincinnati, Kansas City, Denver, Los Angeles, and Reno, with a special benefit concert at the Beacon Theatre in New York City. Buy These Tickets

Tons of new tour dates are also now in the exchange for:
Willie Nelson,
Florence and the Machine,
Kelly Clarkson,
Buddy Guy,
Elvis Costello,
Mike Epps,
Wu Tang Clan,
Devo, and
Zac Brown Band.

World Series, Springsteen, Bob Seger, Brad Paisley, Jay-z, Daniel Tosh & More

The St. Louis Cardinals, who were trailing 10 1/2 games in the wild-card race in August, have enjoyed a momentous post-season ride all the way to the World Series. There they face two-time American League champions the Texas Rangers in the best of seven series. Buy These Tickets

Bruce Springsteen is back. The man that Rolling Stone Magazinecalls one of the “100 Greatest Artists of All Time,” hits the road for select dates at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 3rd and 4th. Buy These Tickets

Country superstar Brad Paisley embarks on “The Camobunga! 2012 World Tour” with The Band Perry and Scotty McCreery. The tour, which Paisley describes as “a mind blowing blend of country, fiery ’60s surf guitar acrobatics, futuristic special effects, retro heart and soul, and mind altering liquid beverages,” will roll out in Grand Rapids and hit such cities as Milwaukee, Saint Paul, Kansas City, Wichita, Denver, Nampa, Salt Lake City, Las Vegas, Spokane, Las Cruces, and more. Buy These Tickets

Bob Seger kicks off his next North America tour in November with extended tour dates. He and his Silver Bullet Band are stopping in Ypsilanti, Columbus, Evansville, Orlando, Birmingham, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Uncasville, Worcester, New York, Philadelphia, and many more. Buy These Tickets

The Jay-Z and Kanye West “Watch The Throne” tour has added more dates, including multiple dates in New York and added shows for Chicago and Los Angeles. The extended tour is in support of the iconic duo’s collaborative album “Watch The Thrown,” which has been certified platinum. The pair is also coming to Atlanta, Greensboro, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, New York, Miami, Boston, Chicago, New Orleans, Houston, and more. Buy These Tickets

To mark the 25th anniversary of his landmark “Graceland” album, which earned him a Grammy for album of the year, Paul Simon is going on tour with the very musicians who played on the record and toured with him in 1987, including South African vocal groupLadysmith Black Mambazo. He is coming to Berkeley, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Las Vegas, Broomfield, Grand Prairie, Memphis, New Orleans, Cedar Park, Oklahoma City, and many more. Buy These Tickets

Funny man Mike Epps is bringing his comedy show to the road. Combining his talents as a singer, rapper, actor and comedian, his live show showcases what propelled him into such movies as “Next Friday” and “All About the Benjamins.” He will be in Macon, Tampa, Oakland, Savannah, Buffalo, Biloxi, Detroit, Huntsville, Oklahoma City, Miami, Houston, Atlanta, Richmond, Seattle, and more. Buy These Tickets

Coming off the success of his wildly popular Comedy Central show “Tosh.0.” Daniel Tosh announces new tour dates for your chance to see him live. The fall comedy tour is making stops in North Charleston, Charlotte, Nashville, Stateline, and numerous dates in Las Vegas. Buy These Tickets

Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actor, Jacky Cheung, who has sold over 60 million records, is coming to Canada for a few select engagements. The international superstar, who is also nicknamed “God of Songs” is performing at Rogers Arena in Vancouver and Air Canada Centre in Toronto. Buy These Tickets

World-renowned tenor and beloved Italian classical crossover artist,Andrea Bocelli announces a winter tour. Blind since the age of twelve, Bocelli has recorded thirteen solo albums and sold over 70 million copies. Find him in Columbus, Washington, Tampa, Las Vegas, Anaheim, Austin, and Sunrise. Buy These Tickets

Tons of new tour dates are also now in the exchange for:
Wilco,
Imagination Movers, and
Ron White.

Jay-Z and Kanye West team up for “The Throne Tour”

On the heels of their joint album release this August, Jay-Z and Kanye West will hit the road together starting September 22 in Detroit, followed by shows in Toronto, Montreal, East Rutherford, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Chicago, Minneapolis, Denver, Tacoma, Vancouver, San Jose, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, Greensboro, Baltimore, and ending up in Boston on November 3.  See The Throne Tour: Jay-Z & Kanye West in the MyCityRocks Ticket Exchange.

Elton John, Judas Priest, Avril Lavigne & More

Elton John visits Bethel, Saratoga Springs, Noblesville and Cuyahoga Falls from September 3-8, and then heads to Canada for newly announced shows in Oshawa (September 9), Windsor (September 10), Sydney (September 13), and Summerside (September 14). The rocket man then starts the first leg of his new Las Vegas residency from September 28 to October 23 at Caesars Palace. Buy These Tickets
Judas Priest has expanded its fall farewell tour, adding new shows in Phoenix, Concord (California), Cincinnati, Saint Charles (Missouri), Cleveland, Quebec City, Montreal, Reading, and Miami. Buy These Tickets
Canadian rocker Avril Lavigne kicks off a 16 city tour of Canada on October 1, starting out in Victoria and ended on October 25 in Montreal. Buy These Tickets
After touring Europe in October and November, the Tori Amos Night of Hunters tour hits North America on November 29 in Atlanta, and then heads to Philadelphia, New York City, Washington DC, Boston, Toronto, Chicago, Vancouver, Seattle, Oakland, Los Angeles, Austin and Dallas during December. Buy These Tickets

Jason Mraz announced several new shows this week, visiting Columbia, Maryland (performing with Colbie Caillat) on September 24, then heading to Portsmouth, Virginia the following night. Then on November 23 and 25, Mraz will be in New York City, followed by dates in San Diego on November 28 & 29. Buy These Tickets
Weird Al Yankovic goes on tour in September and October in support of Alpocalypse, his first album in five years. Cities visited will include Puyallup, Colorado Springs, Denver, Dallas, Houston, Austin, Mobile, Nashville, Atlanta, Red Bank, Boston, Washington, DC and Morristown. Buy These Tickets


Weird Al Yankovic
 

Classical Violinist David Garrett has scheduled an early 2012 series of concerts, starting on January 15 in San Diego, and then visiting Mesa, Los Angeles, Sacramento, Seattle, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Red Bank, Washington, DC, and New York City. Buy These Tickets
Primus will be in Morrison, Colorado with The Flaming Lips on August 3, Kanrocksas in Kansas City on August 5, and then the band starts a “two sets each evening” tour on September 23 in Boston that visits more than 15 additional cities through late October. Buy These Tickets
Colbie Caillat has added a ton of new dates to her summer and falls schedule, visiting more than 35 cities between now and late October. Buy These Tickets
Tons of new tour dates are also now in the exchange for:
Goran Bregovic,
Mat Kearney,
Matt Nathanson,
Dir En Grey, and
Third Day.

Manny Pacquiao vs Juan Manuel Marquez and UFC Update

Tickets showed up in the MyCityRocks Ticket Exchange today for Manny Pacquiao vs Juan Manuel Marquez. The fight takes place on November 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Buy These Tickets
The upcoming UFC schedule includes UFC 133: Evans vs Ortiz August 6 in Philadelphia, UFC Live August 14 in Milwaukee, UFC 135: Jon Jones vs Quinton Rampage Jackson September 24 in Denver, UFC 136: Edgar vs Maynard October 8 in Houston, and UFC 137: St-Pierre vs Diaz October 29 in Las Vegas. Buy These Tickets

Elton John adds 4 shows in Canada

Elton John has scheduled four new concerts in Canada for September 2011. He will be at the General Motors Centre in Oshawa on September 9, the WFCU Centre in Windsor on September 10, Centre 200 in Sydney, Canada on September 13, and the Credit Union Place in Summerside on Prince Edward Island on September 14. See Elton John Tickets in the MyCityRocks Ticket Exchange.

Katy Perry, Moody Blues, The Kooks, Cristian Castro, Bryan Ferry updates

Katy Perry has added five more November tour stops in Hartford, New York City, Las Vegas, Oakland, and Los Angeles. Jessie J will join Perry on these dates. Buy These Tickets

The Moody Blues have added stops in New Hampshire and Maine in September, followed by a 15 city Canadian tour that currently wraps up on October 8th in Victoria. Buy These Tickets

The Kooks have three US shows lined up this month, hitting San Francisco on June 22, Los Angeles on June 23, and New York City on June 27. Buy These Tickets

Latin star Cristian Castro has a brief US tour lined up for August, with shows in Los Angeles, San Jose, San Diego, Orlando, and Miami Beach. Buy These Tickets

Roxy Music songwriter and lead vocalist Bryan Ferry will take the stage for concerts in Miami Beach, Rockville, Chicago, Oakland, and Los Angeles in last September and early October. Buy These Tickets

Paul McCartney, Shania Twain, Elton John updates

Paul McCartney just added another US show at Yankee Stadium in New York on July 15.Buy These Tickets

Country diva Shania Twain returns to the concert stage for a two year residency at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, with the first run of shows slated for December 2012. Buy These Tickets

Elton John has added shows in Cuyahoga Falls on September 8 and Detroit on September 13 to his schedule that also includes a concert in Bethel on September 3 and a run in Las Vegas starting September 28. Buy These Tickets

Judas Priest Epitaph Farewell Tour Begins October 12, 2011

Judas Priest begins its farewell tour in Europe in early June, visiting The Netherlands, Sweden, France, Italy, Germany and the UK. Then in October, the group makes its final North America run, visiting San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Houston, Allen, Tucson, San Bernardino, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Oakland, Seattle, Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Salt Lake City, Broomfield, Hammond, Detroit, and finally East Rutherford on November 18. See Judas Priest Tickets in the MyCityRocks Ticket Exchange.