Archive for June, 2013

Mumford & Sons, Beyonce highlight new concert announcements

Monday, June 24th, 2013

Toronto and Vancouver began summer with hot concert news, as two of the biggest names in music announced new tour dates north of the border today. (more…)

Would You Like a Tour? Drake announces 41-city North American tour

Monday, June 17th, 2013

Hot on the heels of an upcoming album, Grammy Award-winning rapper Drake announced a 41-city North American arena tour that begins September 25 in Portland, Oregon. Drake’s latest album Nothing was the Same is set for release later this year, and the 26-year old Toronto native has released three new singles – “Started from the Bottom”, “Girls Love Beyonce” and “5AM in Toronto”.

The tour – dubbed “Would you Like a Tour?” – includes seven stops in Canada, including Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal and Ottawa. General onsales begin this Friday.

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Nine Inch Nails announce 2013 Tension North American tour

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails are back with a new album in the works and announced dates today for a new concert tour. It’s the first time the band has hit the road since 2009’s Wave Goodbye tour, and the first time Trent Reznor and co. have stepped into the spotlight since going on a three-year hiatus after that tour.

The new fall dates begin with a September 28th gig in St. Paul, Minnesota. In total, the Tension tour will visit 30 North American arenas, including five in Canadian cities (Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton). Public onsales for some dates begin next week.

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The Lumineers to perform at Deer Lake Park on Sept. 19

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

Fans of the folk-rock renaissance will be delighted to hear that yet another big name is coming to town, as The Lumineers announced they will be performing at Deer Lake Park on September 19.

The Lumineers are riding the success of their platinum-selling debut album The Lumineers and hit single “Ho Hey”. Today’s concert announcement for Burnaby was the only Canadian city of several new North American dates revealed for the fall. The full list of dates can be found here.

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June concert highlight – Taylor Swift brings the Red Tour to Canada

Monday, June 3rd, 2013

June marks the start of country pop star Taylor Swift’s concert dates in Canada!

The Red Tour was announced back in December 2012, and Swift (along with opener Ed Sheeran) has already been on the road since March, but this month marks the first time the Red star sets foot in Canadian arenas since 2011. The Canadian leg of the Red Tour begins with a pair of Toronto performances at the Rogers Centre on June 14th & 15th.

Canadian stops on the Red Tour are as follows:
June 14/15 – Toronto, ON @ Rogers Centre
June 22 – Winnipeg, MB @ Investor’s Group Field
June 25/26 – Edmonton, AB @ Rexall Place
June 29 – Vancouver, BC @ BC Place

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