Monthly Archive: May 2015

2015 Ravinia Festival Line Up

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Truth be told, concert announcements have been pretty dry for awhile.  So, while we wait for the next big tour to be announced, check out the 2015 Ravinia Line up.  Ravinia Festival is a permanent fixture in the northern Chicago suburbs.  The outdoor festival got its start way back in 1904 and is the oldest outdoor music festival in the...


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2015 Milwaukee Summerfest Line Up

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Summerfest is one of the greatest festivals of the summer, in my humble opinion.   For almost two straight weeks, culminating on 4th of July weekend, Milwaukee trucks in some pretty amazing acts. This year, Summerfest 2015 will take place June 24 – 28 and June 30 – July 5 from Noon until Midnight.  There is seriously something for everyone, there...


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Nick Jonas Announces “Live in Concert” Tour

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Hot boy band news!  One of the Jonas Brothers just announced that he will be hitting the road this fall.    Nick Jonas just dropped the news that following his festival appearances this summer, he will head out for his “Live In Concert” tour across North America.  The tour will kick off Sept. 6 in Hershey, PA and will wrap up...


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2015 Billboard Music Award Winners

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Last night, the 2015 Billboard Music Awards (BMA) were held.  All in all, it was a fairly standard show, hosted by Ludacris and Mrs. John Legend,  Chrissy Tiegan.  Hands down, the biggest winner of night was Taylor Swift for her album, 1989.  She took home eight awards and debuted a new music video.  One Direction took home more than a...


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Andy Grammer Headed Out on New Tour

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True story, I had never really heard of Andy Grammer before, until last night.  He was performing with the American Idol winner ::spoiler:: Nick.  I was really impressed with what I saw, and I definitely want to hear tons more from this guy!  He was a ton of fun, and his songs were really catchy.  The singer-songwriter just announced a...


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Jennifer Lopez Announces Las Vegas Residency

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There is a battle brewing!  Two American Idol judges, one current and one old, will both be planning a Las Vegas residency.  Jennifer Lopez just announced a new Las Vegas residency just one day after the last season of “Idol” was announced. J. Lo’s new residency will include 20 shows between Jan. 20 and June 12 of 2016 at Planet...


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Alabama Shakes Adds New Dates to Summer Tour

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One of the coolest chicks in rock and her her band just announced new dates for an already long summer tour!  Alabama Shakes is looking to make a mark on this summer, and there are many fans eager to go see them.  This is a band you should definitely check out, they are one of the very few, truly authentic...


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Modest Mouse Announces New Summer Tour

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I really feel like Modest Mouse is one of the best alt. rock bands to come out within the past decade (has it really been that long??).  They’ve been epically busy so far this year.  Firstly, they released a new album, this first in eight years, titled “Stranger to Ourselves.”  Secondly, they’ve been booked pretty heavily on the late-night circuit. ...


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American Idol’s Star Studded Finale

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The American Idol finale has put on some fairly amazing shows.  This year is no exception.  This year’s finale will take place next week on May 13 and will honor the King of Pop, Michael Jackson.  Obviously Michael cannot join the festivities, but the rest of his family will be there!    If that’s not enough star power, the Jacksons will...


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My Morning Jackets Expands World Tour to Include U.S. Leg

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has been spectacularly excellent over the years.  This week, the alt. rock band released their newest studio album, The Waterfall, and announced a U.S. leg to their massive (massive!) world tour.  The U.S. dates have their tour kicking off in Sept. 30 in Portland, OR and wrapping up Oct. 24 in Grand Prairie, TX.  Some of the other cities to...


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