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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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.
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.
They’ve sold out concerts announced a full year in advance, topped charts and show no signs of slowing down. Superstar boy-band One Direction haven’t even started their 2013 North American tour, but are wasting no time planning their calendars for 2014 with the announcement of another world tour today.
The new dates currently only include cities in South America, Ireland and the United Kingdom, but the band promises that more dates on still forthcoming. There are rumours that those yet-to-be-announced concerts will include U.S. cities.
Tickets for the new dates will begin to go on sale next weekend, with the UK and Irish dates on sale May 25. Onsales for the South American dates take place in mid-June.
April 25 – Bogota, Colombia, Estadio El Campin
April 27 – Lima, Peru, Estadio Nacional
April 29 – Asuncion, Paraguay, Jockey Club
May 1 – Santiago, Chile, Estadio Nacional
May 3 – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Estadio Velez Sarsfield
May 6 – Montevideo, Uruguay, Estadio Centenario
May 8 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Praca da Apoteose
May 10 – Sao Paulo, Brazil, Palmeiras Arena
May 25 – Dublin, Ireland, Croke Park Stadium
May 28 – Sunderland, England, Stadium Of Light
May 31 – Manchester, England, City Of Manchester Stadium
June 3 – Edinburgh, Scotland, Murrayfield Stadium
June 7 – London, England, Wembley Stadium
They’ve sold over 150 million records and are one of rock music’s true icons. Now Canadian music fans will get to see the Eagles live on tour at least one more time.
The band announced on Monday that more dates were being added to their “History of the Eagles” tour, which coincides with the release of a documentary DVD containing archival and behind-the-scenes footage of the band throughout their 30 years performing. The new dates include fall concerts in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon and Winnipeg. This latest string of concert dates is in addition to 12 summer tour dates in Eastern Canada and United States.
The Eagles Fall 2013 dates are as follows (via Pollstar):
Sept. 6 – Vancouver, British Columbia, Rogers Arena
Sept. 7 – Vancouver, British Columbia, Rogers Arena
Sept. 9 – Edmonton, Alberta, Rexall Place
Sept. 11 – Calgary, Alberta, Scotiabank Saddledome
Sept. 14 – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Credit Union Centre
Sept. 16 – Winnipeg, Manitoba, MTS Centre
Sept. 18 – Minneapolis, Minn., Target Center
Sept. 20 – Chicago, Ill., United Center
Sept. 21 –Auburn Hills, Mich., The Palace Of Auburn Hills
Following a hugely successful series of fall concerts in 2012, Sir Paul McCartney is back on the road this spring. The Out There Tour contains relatively few dates with just seven cities announced to date, but it looks like the 70-year old former Beatle is far from calling it a music career.
The U.S. 2013 Out There Tour dates are as follows:
May 18 – Orlando, FL, Amway Center *Newly announced
May 22 – Austin, TX, Frank Erwin Arena
May 26 – Memphis, TE, FedEx Forum *Newly announced
May 29 – Tulsa, OK, BOK Center
July 9 – Boston, MA, Fenway Park
July 12 – Washington, D.C., Nationals Park
July 19 – Seattle, WA, Safeco Field *Newly announced