The US Open Tennis Championship begins August 24th as some of the top competitors in tennis come to Flushing, NY, for the last grand slam of the season. Battling for the crown are top-ranked Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Victoria Azarenka, Serena Williams, Rafael Nada, and Roger Federer, who as winner of 17 grand slams titles will compete seeded outside of the top three for the first time in a decade. Some notable absentees include Maria Sharapova, who is treating shoulder spurs, Mardy Fish, and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
A four-time Grammy winner Keith Urban adds more dates to his “Light the Fuse” tour. With Little Big Town as support and Dustin Lynch and Brett Eldredge on select dates, Keith adds Knoxville, New York City, Toronto, London (Ontario), Winnipeg, Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver, Minneapolis, Chicago, Grand Rapids, Nashville and Fairfax. He also comes to Noblesville, Albuquerque, Aspen, Morrison, Cuyahoga Falls, Burgettstown, Camden, Las Vegas, Mountain View, Wheatland, Los Angeles, Chula Vista, Phoenix, Tampa and more.
The ladies of the Dixie Chicks have planned a nine-city Canadian adventure kicking off in October. The “Long Time Gone 2013” tour comes on the heels of the band’s will-received performances in Canada this summer. The outing will be the first time the Dixie Chicks have toured Canada in seven years. They come to Vancouver, Dawson Creek, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Oshawa, Hamilton and London (Ontario).
Everyone’s favorite medium, Theresa Caputo is enjoying the fourth season of her successful show “Long Island Medium” on TLC and to celebrate, announces a 30-city fall tour that kicks off this month. Audience participation is a huge part of her live shows, as she looks to communicate with the loved ones of various audience members, giving them a rare and unique opportunity that you’ll definitely want to experience for yourself. The tour comes to Westbury, Beverly Hills, Omaha, Davenport, Topeka, Wichita, Dallas, Corpus Christi, Cedar Park, Houston, New Orleans, Washington DC, Williamsport, Roanoke, Durham, North Charleston, Fayetteville, Atlanta, Nashville, Memphis, Louisville, Merrillville, Toledo, Indianapolis, Saginaw, Hamilton, Toronto and more.
He has opened for country superstars Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney, but “Crash My Party” and “Drunk On You” singer Luke Bryan is now starring in his own headlining tour. The 2013 Academy of Country Music Awards winner for Entertainer of the Year embarks on his “Dirt Road Diaries” tour with fan favorites Thompson Square and Florida Georgia Line. The tour comes to West Palm Beach, Tampa, Nashville, North Little Rock, Valdosta, Tallahassee, Opelika, Villa Rica, Macon, Gaston, Stephens, Claxton, Burgettstown, Cuyahoga Falls, Cincinnati, Albuquerque, Englewood, Salt Lake City, Tulsa, Wichita, Bangor, Allentown, Syracuse and many more.
In addition to hitting the road with country superstar Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line have their own headlining tour in the works. One of the hottest new country acts have planned a Fall excursion that kicks off in October and includes Colt Ford for support as well as Tyler Farr and Dallas Smith on select dates. Having enjoyed back-to-back Platinum-certified hits with “Get Your Shine On” and “Cruise,” the band has a 32-city tour lined up that comes to Brookings, Mankato, Fargo, Dismarck, Murray, Muncie, Champaign, Bowling Green, Lexington, Raleigh, Carrollton, Hoffman Estates, Saint Louis, Cedar Rapids, Milwaukee, Florence (SC), Knoxville and more.
Country group The Band Perry announces their first headlining global tour. Siblings Kimberly, Neil and Reid Perry launch their “We Are Pioneers World Tour” in Sweden in November and come to North America early 2014. They will be joined by Easton Corbin and Lindsay Ell as they come to Penticton, Kamloops, Prince George, Dawson Creek, Red Deer, Lethbridge, Regina, Sudbury, Kitchener, Oshawa, Kingston, Independence, Bemidji, Grand Forks, Dubuque, Kearney, Rapid City, Billings, Rockford, Cape Girardeau, Corbin, Saginaw, Green Bay, Mankato, Duluth, Cedar Rapids, Savannah, Macon, Saint Augustine and Estero.
The Blind Boys Of Alabama, Justin Townes Earle and Dr. John are just a few of the acts joining The Black Crowes when they come to Port Chester, NY, and the Big Apple. Last week the band announced that their fall/winter tour will be the last chance to experience the band for the foreseeable future. Each band member has other projects and solo releases they’re working on, so their last tour date in San Francisco could quite possibly be the last Black Crowes show for a while. The band also comes to Las Vegas, San Diego, Bakersfield, Seattle, Portland, Los Angeles, Tempe, Friant, Denver, Boulder, Saint Paul, Louisville, Cincinnati, Chicago, Bethlehem, Portland (ME), New Orleans and more.
Cyndi Lauper has tacked on some new shows for her “She’s So Unusual 30th Anniversary Tour.” The second leg of the tour will kick off in October and consist of 22 dates. Lauper has been enjoying renewed success, winning a Tony Award for music she composed for the Broadway musical “Kinky Boots,” releasing a New York Times bestselling autobiography, “Cyndi Lauper: A Memoir,” and starring in the We TV docu-series “Cyndi Lauper: Still So Unusual.” The musical icon comes to Englewood, Boston, Wilkes Barre, New Brunswick, Lebanon (NH), Montreal, Toronto, Madison, Minneapolis, Chicago, Greensburh, Nashville, Knoxville, Hollywood, Orlando, Charlotte, Washington DC, Glenside, Ridgefield and New York City.
Tons of new tour dates are also now in the exchange for:
Twenty One Pilots,
Motion City Soundtrack,
Coheed and Cambria,
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