Planning one of his biggest tours in recent years, John Mellencamp presents the 2015 “Plain Spoken” tour featuring over 80 shows with many cities hosting multiple nights. Joined by special guest Carlene Carter, the tour is in support of John’s new album “Plain Spoken” which arrives September 23rd. The tour comes to South Bend, Louisville, Cincinnati, Nashville, Columbus, Cleveland, Bloomington, Green Bay, Minneapolis, Kansas City, Des Moines, Chicago, San Antonio, Dallas, Austin, New Orleans, Birmingham, Atlanta, Jacksonville, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Boston, Providence and many more.
Stevie Wonder announces the “Songs In The Key Of Life Performance” tour. The national tour will feature songs off the 1976 double album “Songs in the Key of Life” which included such hits like “Sir Duke,” “I Wish” and “Isn’t She Lovely.” The tour kicks off in November and comes to New York City, Washington DC, Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia, Auburn Hills, Atlanta, Toronto, Las Vegas, Seattle and Oakland.
Carey Mulligan will reprise her role as an English school teacher when she brings Skylight to Broadway this spring. Mulligan plays a woman who works at a troubled inner-city high school and receives an unexpected visit one night from her ex-lover, the recently widowed and wealthy restaurateur played by Bill Nighy. Performances begin March 16th at the John Golden Theatre. It is staged by Academy Award-nominated director Stephen Daldry.
Fish in the Dark, the new Broadway play written by and starring Larry David, the comedic genius behind the creation of “Seinfeld,” begins preview performances in February at the Cort Theater and opens on March 5th. Additional cast members include Tony Award nominee Jayne Houdyshell (“Well”), Rosie Perez (“Fearless”), Jonny Orsini (“The Nance”), Jake Cannavale (“Basilica”), and Jerry Adler (“The Sopranos”).
The eternal touring machine that is The String Cheese Incident has beefed up its fall schedule with several East Coast stops. What makes this run special is that keyboardist Kyle Hollingsworth will squeeze in his own solo tour in between. The band’s next leg of dates kick off in November and comes to Washington DC, Mashantucket, Upper Darby, Sayreville, Ithaca, Port Chester, Portland and Burlington.
After years of touring as the singer/guitarist of The Pretenders, Chrissie Hynde will step out on a solo tour to support her debut solo album “Stockholm.” “Rolling Stone” describes the album as a “delicate and sexy solo debut” and the tour kicks off from Toronto in October. Other tour dates include Boston, Red Bank, Upper Darby, New York City, Washington DC, Charlotte, Nashville, Chicago, Akron, Detroit, Kansas City, Dallas, Austin, Houston, Tulsa, Denver, Salt Lake City, Mesa, Las Vegas, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Rosa, Santa Barbara and Los Angeles.
Yo Gabba Gabba! LIVE! presents Yo Gabba Gabba: Music is Awesome. This tour will mark the fifth anniversary of the children-based production and to celebrate they have a new live stage show that kicks off in October. This year’s tour looks to inspire the next generation of music lovers, featuring the favorite characters from the Nick Jr. children’s television series along with host DJ Lance Rock, satirical rapper Leslie Hall and beat boxing legend Biz Markie. The tour comes to Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Rosemont, Detroit, Toronto, Boston, Upper Darby, New York City, Red Bank, Baltimore, Raleigh, Charlotte, Nashville, Saint Louis, Kansas City, Denver, Seattle, Portland, San Jose, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Grand Prairie, San Antonio, Houston, New Orleans, Orlando and Sunrise.
With his single “Drunk On A Place” dominating country radio, singer-songwriter Dierks Bentley announces the second leg of his “Riser Tour.” The song comes from his seventh studio album, “Riser,” and he will be joined by Chris Young, Randy Houser, Eric Paslay, Tim Hicks and Cassadee Pope on select dates. The tour comes to London ON, Oshawa, hamilton, Ottawa, Roanoke, Huntington, Utica, Uncasville, Bethlehem, Hershey, Brookings, Bismarck, Fargo, Winnipeg, Calgary, Saskatoon, Edmonton, Missoula, Boise, Fresno, Stockton, Nashville, Boblesville, Cuyahoga Falls, Saint Leonard, Cincinnati, Selden, Federicksburg and more.
Cher says she’s “having too much fun to stop now,” which might explain the new tour dates on her “Dressed To Kill Tour.” The tour has been described as “bigger, stronger and shinier than her last outing” in 2005. Expect fabulous costumes, eye-popping set pieces and, of course, Cher’s greatest hits. She will be joined by Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo. New dates on the itinerary include Lubbock Austin, Corpus Christi, Bossier City and North Charleston. The tour also comes to Albany, Manchester NH, Allentown, Newark, New York City, Uniondale, University Park, Boston, Hartford, Washington DC, Auburn Hills, Toronto, Richmond, Cincinnati, Grand Rapids, Moline, Chicago, Green Bay and more.
Through the universal language of music and dance Shen Yun Performing Arts has presented wondrous tapestries of folklore and legends, heroic tales and ancient realms to take you on a journey of 5,000 years of Chinese culture. The group features the best in classically trained dancers, a unique orchestra blending East and West, and dazzling animated backdrops to merge into one spectacular performance. Don’t miss your chance to experience this one-of-a-kind event when their 2014 tour takes them to Miami, Sarasota, Austin, Fort Lauderdale, Austin, Hamilton, Houston, San Jose, Ottawa, Atlanta, Berkeley, Montreal, San Francisco and more.