The Miami Heat barely squeaked by with a first game win against theIndiana Pacers in the Eastern Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs. The San Antonio Spurs showed great poise in taking a 2-0 lead over the Memphis Grizzlies but are taking nothing for granted, realizing that they had a two-game lead when they lost to the OKC Thunder last year. Winners of the conference finals move on to theNBA Championship series. Final games will be played in Miami, Memphis, Indianapolis and San Antonio.
The Boston Bruins seek a sweep of the NY Rangers in NHL Playoffaction, as the Bruins hold a commanding lead in the series 3-0. TheOttawa Senators are on the brink of elimination as the Pittsburgh Penguins hold a 3-1 lead. In the western conference, the Detriot Red Wings lead the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1, and the San Jose Sharks are tied in their series with the Los Angeles Kings 2-2.
With a new tour that kicks off in July, rock legends, The Eagles, have added even more dates to a jam-packed schedule. Supporting theDVD/Blu-ray release of their new documentary “History of the Eagles,” the band has added Seattle along with their other U.S. and Canadian dates. Catch the band as they come to Louisville, Milwaukee, Cleveland, Toronto, Ottawa, Philadelphia, Uncasville, Mansfield, Washington, DC, Pittsburgh, Bethel, Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Minneapolis, Chicago and Auburn Hills.
Brad Paisley is out on the road for his “Beat This Summer Tour.” The country artist will be joined on tour by Chris Young and Lee Brice, along with hot new family trio The Henningsens, the only new act on his tour. Brad looks to bring good music and good times with him as he swings through Cincinnati, Toronto, Burgettstown, Saratoga Srpings, Chula Vista, Charlotte, Raleigh, Tuscaloosa, Orange Beach, West Palm Beach, Tampa, Atlanta, Virginia Beach, Bristow, Fort Loramie, Darien Center, Twin Lakes, Dallas, Spring, and many more.
After Justin Timberlake gets off the road with co-headliner Jay-Z on the “Legends of Summer” tour, that doesn’t mean his journey is over, as he is heading out on his own solo headlining tour just two months after. The “20/20 Experience World Tour” in support of his new album will keep him in front of enthusiastic audiences around the country until February of next year. See the multifaceted entertainer as he comes to Omaha, Saint Paul, Fargo, Seattle, Edmonton, Orlando, Atlanta, Louisville, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Indianapolis, Houston, Dallas, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Tulsa, Saint Louis, Memphis, Columbus, Nashville, Raleigh, Montreal, Miami Gardens, Philadelphia and more.
Come August it will be time again for the 4th annual Ovo Fest, hosted by Drake in his hometown of Toronto, Canada. Named after the record label Drake co-founded, October’s Very Own, this will be the first time the event has expanded to two days. Frank Ocean andJames Blake have already been confirmed with more performers to be announced, but past surprise performances have included Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Jay-Z, Rick Ross and Stevie Wonder. The festival will be held August 4th through the 5th at Molson Amphitheatre.
Founding member of The Grateful Dead and Furthur, Phil Lesh, is heading out on a new tour for 2013. He has joined forces with his sonsBrian and Grahame to form the Terrapin Family Band. They hit the road in june, but still expect to see Phil solo and with Bob Weir. Catch the legendary artist as he comes to New York City, Brooklyn, Holmdel, Philadelphia, Cooperstown, Gilford, Boston, Canadaigua, Port Chester, Jim Thorpe, Morrison, Eugene, Berkeley, Las Vegas and Los Angeles.
American music group, Mannheim Steamroller, founded by Chip Davis and Jackson Berkey, and known throughout the world primarily for their Christmas music, has sold over 28 million albums in the U.S. alone and have now announced their 2013 tour schedule. Blending classical music, light jazz and, eventually holiday-themed songs, expect state of the art extravaganza with light shows, gigantic screens and videos. Catch the excitement as they come to Pueblo, CO, Williamsport, Cheyenne, Glens Falls, Gillette, Easton, Rapid City, Billings, Wilmington, Missoula, Akron, Great Falls, Helena, Fayetteville, Asheville, Portland, Lexington, Nashville and many more.
Red Rocker Sammy Hagar will embark on his “Four Decades Of Rock” tour later this summer. He will celebrate his incredible catalog, and have Van Halen/Chickenfoot cohortMichael Anthony and Montrose vets Denny Carmassi and Bill Church play in the band on select dates. Sammy’s tour kicks off in the Northwest and makes its way across the country including Marysville, Airway Heights, Loveland, Clarkston, Toronto, Paso Robles and San Francisco.
Tons of new tour dates are also now in the exchange for:
Disney On Ice: Let’s Celebrate!,
Disney On Ice: Princesses And Heroes,
Disney On Ice: Rockin’ Ever After,
Disney Live! Three Classic Fairy Tales,
Disney Junior Live: Pirate & Princess Adventure,
Technicians of Distortion Tour: Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals,
Blood On The Dance Floor,
James Blake, and