College Bowl mania is upon us as college football action takes place across the country. Featured Bowl Games include the BCS Championship Game, Rose Bowl, Alamo Bowl, Cotton Bowl, Sugar Bowl, Outback Bowl, Capital One Bowl and Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl. Other College Bowl action comes to San Diego, Sunrise, Albuquerque, Las Vegas, Boise, San Diego, New Orleans, Saint Petersburg, Aiea, Detroit, Annapolis, San Francisco, Bronx, Orlando and many more.
World Cup soccer action will be heating up in Brazil, as the 20th FIFA World Cup takes place from June 12th to July 13th, 2014. This will be the second time Brazil has hosted the international soccer event. The national teams of 31 countries advanced through qualifying rounds and will compete in twelve cities across Brazil. For the first time at a World Cup Finals, the matches will use goal-line technology, which is a method used to determine when the ball has completely crossed the goal line with the assistance of electronic devices. Matches will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Itaquera, Natal, Salvador, Culaba, Belo Horizonte, Fortaleza, Manaus, Recife, Brasilia, Porto Alegre and Curitiba.
Lady Gaga is back after a hip injury that required her having surgery, forced her to cancel her “Born This Way Ball.” Now she is back with a Spring 2014 tour, renamed the “artRave: The ARTPOP Ball,” in honor of her third studio album, “ARTPOP.” See her as she comes to Sunrise, Atlanta, Pittsburgh, Uncasville, Philadelphia, New York City, Washington DC, Cleveland, Saint paul, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton, Seattle, Vancouver, San Diego, San Jose, Boston, Montreal, Toronto, Chicago, San Antonio, Houston, Dallas, Las Vegas and Los Angeles.
Pink is also back on the road after being forced into vocal rest in October and having to cancel several shows. The singer, currently on her “The Truth About Love Tour,” has added new dates for Fresno, Anaheim and Vegas to her itinerary. She also comes to Birmingham, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Fargo, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Edmonton, Denver and Salt Lake City.
Florida Georgia Line have announced 8 new Canadian dates for their “Here’s To The Good Times Tour.” The country duo have enjoyed a great year after “Cruise” spent a record 24 weeks on top of the Hot Country Songs Billboard chart. The tour comes to Oshawa, Hamilton, London (ON), Ottawa, Penticton, Lamloops, Prince George, Edmonton, Calgary, Lethbridge, Regina, Atlantic City, Duluth, Des Moines, Eugene and many more.
World renown piano extraordinaire, Elton John adds another round of dates to his “Million Dollar Piano” residency in Las Vegas. The newest leg of the residency will kick off in late March and run through April. In addition, you can see Elton when he comes to Youngstown, London (ON), Montreal, Toronto, Hamilton, Oshawa and Ottawa.
With the popularity of “Shania: Still The One,” a Las Vegas residency that started in 2012, the show has been extended into 2014. Shania Twain is the top-selling female country artist of all time, and the latest round of dates will carry her until late July of next year.
Legendary music group, Crosby Stills & Nash reveals next year’s tour plans as David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash unite for a March run of dates. Between CSN runs, each artist have been on solo tours, but are putting solo projects aside as the tour comes to Richmond, Newport News, Charleston, Louisville, Des Moines, Peoria, Indianapolis, Battle Creek, Columbus, Fort Wayne, Nashville, Atlanta and Durham.
Kings of Leon has added a second leg to their “Mechanical Bull Tour.” Supporting their latest album “Mechanical Bull,” the clan returns to the road after only a little more than a week after the first leg ends. Catch the tour as it comes to Phoenix, Inglewood, San Jose, Portland, Seattle, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Tulsa, Spring, New Orleans and more.
Neil Young is playing four “Honor The Treaties” shows in Canada to support the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation. He will be joined by Diana Krall as the shows take place in Toronto, Winnipeg, Regina and Calgary.
Latin music icon and Grammy winner Julio Iglesias continues his world tour well into 2014. The singer has sold more than 300 million copies of his 80 albums released worldwide. His tremendous catalog of music will be on display as he comes to Miami, Naples, Jacksonville, Scottsdale, Reno, New York City, Rockville, Newark, Red Bank, Atlantic City and Montreal.
Jillian Michaels returns to a stage near you with her critically acclaimed “Maximize Your Life” tour for 2014. As a leading authority in health, wellness and fitness, and a celebrity trainer and star of the “Biggest Loser,” Jillian looks to reignite your passion, help you define your goals and live in your authentic truth. The powerful event hits Denver, Omaha, Memphis, Nashville, Charleston, Richmond, Pittsburgh, Columbus, Concord, Williamsport, Providence, Kalamazoo, Green Bay, Minneapolis, Des Moines, New Orleans, San Antonio, Houston, Dallas, Austin, Peoria, Joliet, Louisville, North Charleston and Charlotte.
The world’s greatest Pink Floyd tribute show, Brit Floyd , has annouced a 2014 tour with an all new show called the “Discovery” tour. The show will span the entire history of the band along with a spectacular new live production featuring music from all fourteen Pink Floyd studio albums and a dazzling light and laser show. The tour comes to Johnstown (PA), Pittsburgh, Evansville, Kansas City, Toledo, Columbus, Cincinnati, Grand Rapids, Detroit, Chicago, Milwaukee, Saint Louis, Akron, Reading, Baltimore, Lynn, Wallingford, Providence, New Brunswick, New York City, Manchester, Montreal, Hamilton and more.
Reggae pop rock group Emblem3 is set to embark on their first national headlining tour. The group, who finished fourth on the second season of “The X Factor USA,” released their debut album “Nothing To Lose” in July which hit No 7 on the Nielsen SoundScan album chart. The act comes to Rosemont, Detroit, Orlando, Houston, Sacramento, Dallas, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Rosemont, Indianapolis, Montreal, Toronto, Upper Darby, Mashantucket, Boston, Montclair, Huntington, Silver Spring, Atlanta, Charlotte, Fort Lauderdale, Nashville, Kansas City, Tulsa, San Jose, Anaheim, Tempe, Los Angeles and Detroit.
Goo Goo Dolls are coming to Canada in support of their latest album “Magnetic.” The Canadian dates kick off in February and bring the guys to Montreal, Kingston, Hamilton, Oshawa, Thunder Bay, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Edmonton, Calgary, Victoria and Coquitlam. They also have U.S. dates for Orlando, Canton, WEst Hollywood and Atlantic City.
Yes is also coming to Canada with their triple-album world tour. The tour is an opportunity to hear 1971′s “The Yes Album,” 1972′s “Close To The Edge” and 1977′s “Going For The One” performed in their entirety. The tour includes Yes co-founder/bassist Chris Squire and features guitarist Steve Howe, drummer Alan White, Asia keyboardist Geoff Downes and vocalist Jon Davison. The tour comes to Vancouver, Kelowna, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Oshawa, Ottawa, Quebec and Hamilton.
Indie rock band Neutral Milk Hotel has announced even more tour dates. The band first reunited in October for their first tour since the band split in 1999. With the added dates the band is scheduled for 60 shows in 2014 as they come to Boston, Montreal, Toronto, Port Chester, New York City, Upper Darby, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Carrboro, Nashville, Saint Louis, Chicago, Madison, Minneapolis, Kansas City, Tulsa, Dallas, Austin and more.
After canceling some U.S. dates earlier this year, Him is set to return for another headlining excursion. The Finish rock band is supporting their eighth studio album, “Tears on Tape,” and it will be their first headlining tour in the U.S. Catch them as they come to West Hollywood, Anaheim, San Francisco, Chicago, Cleveland, New York City, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, New Orleans and Houston.
Tons of new tour dates are also now in the exchange for:
Zac Brown Band,
The Black Angels,
Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks,
We Are Augustines,
Barstool Blackout Tour,
The Greatest Love of All – Whitney Houston Tribute,
Dark Star Orchestra,
The Wonder Years,
2 Chainz & Pusha T, and
Big Day Out.