Fans of The Who can rejoice – new dates for their 50th anniversary tour have been announced following the band’s tour postponement earlier this summer. The venerable rock band was forced to delay their tour dates after singer Roger Daltrey contracted a serious viral illness. Fans who purchased for the original dates will have their tickets honoured for the spring dates.
The new dates are as followed:
February 27 — Detroit, MI @ Joe Louis Arena
March 1 — Toronto, On @ Air Canada Centre
March 3 — New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
March 7 — Boston, MA @ TD Garden
March 10 — Chicago, IL @ United Center
March 12 — Louisville, KY @ KFC Yum! Center
March 14 — Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center
March 16 — Pittsburgh, PA @ CONSOL Energy Center
March 19 — Newark, NJ @ Prudential Center
March 21 — Milwaukee, WI @ BMO Harris Bradley Center
March 24 — Washington, DC @ Verizon Center
March 26 — St. Louis, MO @ Scottrade Center
March 29 — Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center
April 26 — Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
April 29 — Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center
May 1 — Minneapolis, MN @ Target Center
May 4 — Winnipeg, MB @ MTS Centre
May 6 — Saskatoon, SK @ SaskTel Centre
May 8 — Edmonton, AB @ Rexall Place
May 10 — Calgary, AB @ Scotiabank Saddledome
May 13 — Vancouver, BC @ Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
May 15 — Seattle, WA @ KeyArena at Seattle Center
May 17 — Portland, OR @ Moda Center
May 19 — Oakland, CA @ Oracle Arena
May 22 — Anaheim, CA @ Honda Center
May 25 — Los Angeles, CA @ STAPLES Center
May 27 — San Diego, CA @ Valley View Casino Center
May 29 — Las Vegas, NV @ Colosseum at Caesars Palace
He’s been all over the radio airwaves with hit singles “Earned It” and “Can’t Feel My Face”, and now fans will get a chance to see The Weeknd perform live on tour this fall. The Madness Tour kicks off November 3rd in the breakout artist’s hometown of Toronto, before continuing on to 20 more North American cities. Other Canadian stops on the tour include Vancouver (December 2), Calgary (November 29) and Edmonton (November 30). The tour is in support of The Weeknd’s latest album Beauty Behind the Madness released on August 27th.
Iconic pop musician Janet Jackson is returning to the spotlight with a new album and concert tour this fall. The Unbreakable World Tour – Jackson’s first since 2011 – will kick off at Vancouver’s Rogers Arena on August 31st before heading to 35 other cities, including Canadian stops Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Winnipeg and Saskatoon.
British art and soul band Florence and the Machine are going back on tour this summer, and an expanded list of North American dates includes an October 25th stop at Vancouver’s Rogers Arena. The band’s third and latest album How Big How Blue How Beautiful was released earlier this June to positive reviews by critics. The group’s last album Ceremonials was released in 2011.
Concerts are a great way to spend time and make memories with the special people in your life! 2015 is shaping up to be a great year for the music-loving person, with marquee concert tours criss-crossing North America. The sheer number of acts on tour in the coming months means there’ll be something for everyone’s tastes.
Here are some of the hottest concerts rolling into Vancouver this year:
Following a two-year residency in Las Vegas and ten year absence from the touring scene, Shania Twain is getting primed for one last go-around. The Canadian country star and best-selling female country artist of all time will be touring North America this summer, beginning June 5 in Seattle, WA.
Not surprisingly, the Rock This Country tour is heavy with Canadian dates and many stops will feature two shows. Twain is looking to “go out with a bang”, and finish off her multi-platinum career in memorable fashion.