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The Cure Announce 2016 North American Tour

Emerghad….The Cure has announced a full tour!  This is HUGE news.   The Cure have played sporadically (Clueless reference)throughout the past five years or so including headlining festivals like Lollapalooza, Osheaga and Riot Fest, but this will be their first actual tour since 2008.  They have not lost their magic.  This is a must see show.  This new tour will include...

iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Announces 2015 Dates and Performers

Well, it’s like three weeks before Halloween, so you know what that means??  Let’s talk about Christmas shows!  iHeartRadio Jingle Ball just announced their line up and cities for the 2016 shows.  Each city is hosted by local top 40 station and features a different line up and a main featured artists.  The hottest performers on the airwaves can be...

Bands to Watch: Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats

There is an up-and-coming band that you should know about.  Nathaniel Rateliffe is a singer-songwriter from Hermann, Missouri. His sound is a cross between folk based,  and soulful, R&B.  He started his group Nathaniel Rateliffe and the Night Sweats in 2013.  He is, affectionately, full on hipster, beard and all.  His hit single, “S.O.B” is hot on the airwaves right...

Miley Cyrus and The Flaming Lips to Tour Together

Say what you will about Miley Cyrus, the girl is interesting and gets people talking.  The one woman circus hosted and performed on the season premier of Saturday Night Live this weekend.  During her performance of her song, “Karen Don’t Be Sad,” the one and only Flaming Lips joined her on stage.  If that information isn’t enough to blow your...

Iron Maiden Announces Massive World Tour

Oh, oh, oh metal fans!  Did you hear?!  Iron Maiden is about to head out on a lengthy world tour!!  This tour will be in support of their newest album, “The Book of Souls.”  The tour will kick off on Feb. 24, 2016 in Ft. Lauderdale and will wrap up April 15 in Los Angeles, CA.  Some of the other...

Dan Auerbach of The Arcs Announce New Tour

Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys has been very busy lately!  If he’s not working hard enough The Black Keys, he’s off working with his new band The Arcs.  Now, The Arc has planned a new tour in support of their debut LP, “Yours, Dreamily.”  The tour has them touring the UK, Europe and US.  The tour kicks off in...

Bullet For My Valentine Announces Venom Tour

Metal band, Bullet For My Valentine just released their fifth studio album, “Venom.”  Now, the U.K. group has announced a new North American  tour that will kick off Feb. 2, 2016 in San Diego, CA and will wrap up March 7 in Montreal, QB.  They’ll hit most of the major markets like Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Chicago, Boston and Philadelphia...

The Fratellis Announce Eyes Wide, Tongue Tied Tour

I am from Chicago.  The Fratellis‘ Chelsea Dagger is the wolf call of the reigning Stanley Cup Champions, the Chicago Blackhawks.  Now, the Scottish group have announced a new album and North American tour.  The new tour and album are titled “Eyes Wide, Tongue Tied.” The tour will kick off Sept. 16 in Toronto, ON and will wrap up Oct....

The Weeknd Announces The Madness Tour

Alt. rock group, The Weeknd, just announced an enormous fall tour in North America.  This tour is in support of their newest album, “Beauty Behind the Madness” which will be released next week on Aug. 28.  “The Madness Tour” will kick off on Nov. 3 in Toronto, ON and will wrap up Dec. 19 in Miami, FL.  Some other stops...

IL Volo Plans 2016 North American Tour

IL Volo is back!  The Italian singing group formed by Simon Cowell has just announced an enormous North American tour.  Their 30 show trek will kick off Feb. 5 in Buffalo, NY and will wrap up April 1 in Temecula, CA.  Some of the other major stops along the way include Montreal, Washington D.C., Chicago, Detroit, Dallas, Atlanta and Vegas. ...