John Mayer On Tour In Support Of ‘Paradise Valley’

John Mayer jeans

John Mayer is currently on the road in support of his latest album ‘Paradise Valley’, which was released August 20th. Mayer produced ‘Paradise Valley’ with longtime collaborator Don Was, who also co-produced Mayer’s #1 charting Gold-certified 2012 release ‘Born and Raised’.

The 40-stop U.S tour continues through early October, with support act Phillip Phillips, the winner of ‘American Idol’ season eleven, for most U.S. shows. Mayer was also announced on the lineup for the Global Poverty Project benefit concert in Central Park on September 28th.
Mayer is using the U.S. portion of the tour to heighten awareness of and raise money for American military veterans suffering from the effects of post traumatic stress. One dollar from each tour ticket sold will fund PTS-related programs created by Mayer and the Northern California Institute for Research and Education.

John Mayer Born and Raised World Tour 2013
Aug. 24 – Virginia Beach, VA at Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach
Aug. 25 – Burgettstown, PA at First Niagara Pavilion
Aug. 7 – Allentown, PA at The Great Allentown Fair
Aug. 28 – Wantagh, NY at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
Aug. 30 – Saratoga Springs, NY at Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Aug. 31 – Bristow, VA at Jiffy Lube Live
Sept. 1 – Atlantic City, NJ at Borgata Resort Spa and Casino Event Center
Sept. 4 – Charlotte, NC at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Charlotte
Sept. 5 – Raleigh, NC at Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek
Sept. 7 – Tampa, FL at Live Nation Amphitheater
Sept. 8 – West Palm Beach, FL at Cruzan Amphitheatre
Sept. 16 – Buenos Aires, Argentina at Luna Park
Sept. 17 – Buenos Aires, Argentina at Luna Park
Sept. 19 – Sao Paulo, Brazil at Anhembi Arena
Sept. 21 – Rio De Janeiro, Brazil at Rock in Rio
Sept. 27 – Atlanta, GA at Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood
Sept. 28 – New York, NY at Global Poverty Project Benefit Concert
Oct. 1 – Albuquerque, NM at Isleta Amphitheater
Oct. 2 – Phoenix, AZ at Desert Sky Pavilion
Oct. 4 – San Diego, CA at Sleep Train Amphitheatre
Oct. 5 – Los Angeles, CA at Hollywood Bowl
Oct. 15 – Herning, Denmark at Jayske Bank Boxen
Oct. 16 – Frederiksberg, Denmark at Forum Copenhagen
Oct. 17 – Oslo, Norway at Oslo Spektrum
Oct. 20 – London, UK at O2 Arena
Oct. 22 – Amsterdam, Netherlands at Ziggo Dome
Oct. 23 – Amsterdam, Netherlands at Heineken Music Hall
Oct. 24 – Amsterdam, Netherlands at Heineken Music Hall
Oct. 26 – London, UK at Wembley Arena

LP Announces Fall Tour Dates With Noah And The Whale

LP 2013

Singer/songwriter/performer LP has just announced that she will hit the road with British folk-rock band Noah and the Whale for a fall tour, which kicks off on Septemper 27th in Vancouver, wrapping up at Irving Plaza in New York City on October 22nd. It’s expected that LP will perform new songs she has completed for her upcoming full-length debut album, which will be released early next year.

LP’s tour dates with Noah and the Whale are as follows:
09/27 – Vancouver, BC at Vogue Theater
09/28 – Seattle, WA at Neptune
09/29 – Portland, OR at Wonder Ballroom
10/01 – San Francisco, CA at The Fillmore
10/02 – Anaheim, CA at House of Blues
10/03 – Los Angeles, CA at Avalon
10/08 – Minneapolis, MN at Varsity Theater
10/09 – Chicago, IL at House of Blues
10/10 – St. Louis, MO at The Pageant
10/15 – Atlanta, GA at Variety Playhouse
10/16 – Washington, DC at 9:30 Club
10/17 – Philadelphia, PA at Theatre of the Living Arts
10/19 – Toronto, ON at Phoenix Concert Theatre
10/21 – Boston, MA at House of Blues
10/22 – New York, NY at Irving Plaza

Charli XCX Announces Dates On North American Tour

Charli XCX - photo by Faith Silva

Charli XCX has announced details of her next North American headline tour in support of her debut album, ‘True Romance’, out now on IAMSOUND. The tour gets underway on August 30th at Vancouver’s Venue Nightclub and continues through late September. See the tour dates below. Pre-sale tickets are available now exclusively via tixx1.artistarena.com/charlixcx. Supporting Charli XCX will be Los Angeles-based indie rock outfit, Kitten, as well as indie pop trio, Little Daylight, on select dates.

Charli XCX North American Tour 2013
*Kitten direct support (8/30- 9/29 except 9/1, 9/10, 9/13, 9/14, 9/27)
**Kitten & Little Daylight direct support (9/3-9/6 & 9/16-9/21)
+All tickets purchased from June show will be honored
Aug 30 – Vancouver, BC at Venue Nightclub*
Aug 31 – Portland, OR at Doug Fir Lounge*
Sept 1 – Seattle, WA at Bumbershoot Festival – Fisher Green
Sept 3 – San Francisco, CA at Slim’s***
Sept 5 – Los Angeles, CA at El Rey Theatre***
Sept 6 – San Diego, CA at House of Blues***
Sept 7 – Las Vegas, NV at Vinyl – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino***
Sept 9 – Salt Lake City, UT at In The Venue*
Sept 10 – Denver, CO at Bluebird Theater
Sept 12 – Minneapolis, MN at Triple Rock Social Club*
Sept 13 – Chicago, IL at Lincoln Hall
Sept 14 – Meadow, MI at Meadow Brook Music Festival
Sept 16 – Toronto, ON at The Hoxton***
Sept 17 – Montreal, QC at La Sala Rossa***
Sept 18 – Cambridge, MA at The Sinclair***
Sept 20 – Asbury Park, NJ at The Wonder Bar***
Sept 21 – New York, NY at Grammercy Theatre***
Sept 23 – Columbus, OH at The A&R Music Bar*
Sept 24 – Nashville, TN at Mercy Lounge*
Sept 25 – Atlanta, GA at Vinyl*
Sept 27 – Houston, TX at Fitzgerald’s
Sept 28 – Austin, TX at The Parish*
Sept 29 – Dallas, TX at Club Dada*
Oct 2 – Orlando, FL at The Social+

Emblem3 To Open For Selena Gomez On North America Tour

Emblem3 and Selena Gomez

Emblem3 have announced they will join Selena Gomez on her “Stars Dance” world tour as the opening act on the tour’s 41 North American dates. The dates, which mark Emblem3’s first extensive North American tour, kick off August 14th in Vancouver, BC and continue through cities across the U.S. including Philadelphia, Boston, Chicago, Houston and Los Angeles before wrapping in St. Louis on November 27th. Tickets for all dates are on sale now at Ticketmaster.com.

Emblem3 are Brothers Wesley and Keaton Stromberg and lifelong friend Drew Chadwick. The guys are currently in the studio at work on their debut album, which is being executive produced by Savan Kotecha. The album will be the first release on “Mr Kanani”, Savan Kotecha’s imprint on Syco Music released through Columbia Records in Summer 2013.

Selena Gomez “Stars Dance” Tour Dates with Emblem3:
Aug 14 – Vancouver, BC at Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
Aug 16 – Calgary, AB at Scotiabank Saddledome
Aug 17 – Edmonton, AB at Rexall Place
Aug 18 – Saskatoon, SK at Credit Union Center
Aug 19 – Winnipeg, MB at MTS Centre
Aug 22 – Ottawa, ON at Scotiabank Place
Aug 23 – Montreal, QC at Bell Center
Aug 24 – Toronto, ON at Air Canada Centre
Oct 10 – Washington, D.C. at Patriot Center
Oct 11 – Pittsburgh, PA at Peterson Events Center
Oct 12 – Boston, MA at TD Garden
Oct 15 – Buffalo, NY at First Niagara Arena
Oct 16 – Brooklyn, NY at Barclays Center
Oct 18 – Philadelphia, PA at Wells Fargo Center
Oct 19 – Uncasville, CT at Mohegan Sun Arena
Oct 20 – Newark, NJ at Prudential Center
Oct 22 – Hershey, PA at Giant Center
Oct 23 – Louisville, KY at KFC Yum! Center
Oct 25 – Nashville, TN at Bridgestone Arena
Oct 26 – Atlanta, GA at Philips Arena
Oct 27 – Charlotte, NC at Time Warner Cable Arena
Oct 29 – Sunrise, FL at BB&T Center
Oct 30 – Tampa, FL at Tampa Bay Times Forum
Nov 1 – San Antonio, TX at AT&T Center
Nov 2 – Houston, TX at Toyota Center
Nov 3 – Dallas, TX at American Airlines Arena
Nov 5 – Phoenix, AZ at US Airways center
Nov 6 – Los Angeles, CA at STAPLES Center
Nov 8 – San Diego, CA at Valley View Casino Center
Nov 9 – Las Vegas, NV at Mandalay Bay Events Center
Nov 10 – San Jose, CA at HP Pavilion
Nov 12 – Seattle, WA at Key Arena at Seattle Center
Nov 14 – Salt Lake City, UT at Energy Solutions Arena
Nov 16 – Denver, CO at 1STBANK Center
Nov 17 – Kansas City, MO at Sprint Center
Nov 19 – Indianapolis, IN at Bankers Life Field House
Nov 21 – Minneapolis, MN at Target Center
Nov 22 – Chicago, IL at Allstate Arena
Nov 23 – Columbus, OH at Nationwide Arena
Nov 26 – Detroit, MI at Palace of Auburn Hills
Nov 27 – St. Louis, MO at Chaifetz Arena

Cody Simpson And Ryan Beatty Announce Summer Tour

Cody Simpson and Ryan Beatty summer tour

Cody Simpson checked in with Ryan Beatty with some news on concerts coming up soon that both artists will be participating in. Cody revealed to fans, “We’re on the set of my music video for ‘Pretty Brown Eyes’ and we decided, we’re doing it, it’s the law, we’re going out on tour this summer. The Paradise Tour.” Cody then turned to Ryan and asked how he felt about the news. “I’m stoked. It’s gonna be a lot of fun,” Ryan responded. “Decided I’m working on my album but I feel like I wanted to join Cody on tour.” Watch the message below and check out the cities after the cut.

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Ed Sheeran To Support Taylor Swift On “The RED Tour”

Ed SheeranEd Sheeran announced that he’ll be supporting Taylor Swift as a special guest on her “The RED Tour.” The North American dates get underway March 13th in Omaha, Nebraska, and then continue through mid-September. Check out the tour schedule below. Sheeran co-wrote and recorded the song ‘Everything Has Changed’ with Swift for her new album ‘RED’. The track has already reached #1 on the iTunes Top Singles chart.

“Taylor is one of the most talented and driven artists I’ve had the pleasure of meeting,” the English singer songwriter said. “It’s been amazing to collaborate with her and going on tour is going to be a great experience. I can’t wait.”

Ed Sheeran Tour Dates 2013 (“The RED Tour” supporting Taylor Swift)
March 13 – Omaha, NE
March 14 – Omaha, NE
March 18 – St. Louis, MO
March 19 – St. Louis, MO
March 22 – Charlotte, NC
March 23 – Columbia, SC
March 27 – Newark, NJ
March 28 – Newark, NJ
March 29 – Newark, NJ
April 10 – Miami, FL
April 11 – Orlando, FL
April 12 – Orlando, FL
April 18 – Atlanta, GA
April 19 – Atlanta, GA
April 20 – Tampa, FL
April 25 – Cleveland, OH
April 26 – Indianapolis, IN
April 27 – Lexington, KY
May 4 – Detroit, MI
May 7 – Louisville, KY
May 8 – Columbus, OH
May 11 – Washington, DC
May 12 – Washington, DC
May 16 – Houston, TX
May 21 – Austin, TX
May 22 – San Antonio, TX
May 25 – Dallas, TX
May 28 – Glendale, AZ
May 29 – Glendale, AZ
June 1 – Salt Lake City, UT
June 2 – Denver, CO
June 15 – Toronto, ON
June 22 – Winnipeg, MB
June 29 – Vancouver, BC
July 6 – Pittsburgh, PA
July 20 – Philadelphia, PA
July 27 – Foxboro, MA
August 1 – Des Moines, IA
August 2 – Kansas City, MO
August 3 – Kansas City, MO
August 6 – Wichita, KS
August 7 – Tulsa, OK
August 10 – Chicago, IL
August 15 – San Diego, CA
August 19 – Los Angeles, CA
August 20 – Los Angeles, CA
August 27 – Sacramento, CA
August 30 – Portland, OR
August 31 – Tacoma, WA
September 6 – Fargo, ND
September 7 – St. Paul, MN
September 8 – St. Paul, MN
September 12 – Greensboro, NC
September 13 – Raleigh, NC
September 14 – Charlottesville, VA
September 19 – Nashville, TN
September 20 – Nashville, TN
September 21 – Nashville, TN

Blood On The Dance Floor ‘Anthem Of The Outcast’ EP Out October 30th

Blood On The Dance Floor 'Anthem Of The Outcast' EP cover artwork

Blood On The Dance Floor are set to release their ‘Anthem Of The Outcast’ EP Out October 30th. The Orlando, Florida electronica duo, featuring Dahvie Vanity and Jayy Von Monroe, are set to be hitting the road later this month on their national ‘The Scene Is Dead’ Fall tour, featuring Jeffree Star, New Years Day and Davey Suicide. Check out tour dates after the cut.

Their new single ‘Hell On Heels (Givin’ In To Sin)’ is set to be released October 9th.

‘Anthem Of The Outcast’ EP Tracklist:
1. The Calling
2. The Comeback
3. Anthem of the Outcast
4. Hell on Heels (Givin’ In To Sin) feat. New Years Day
5. Your Sorry Life
6. Worlds Away
7. Don’t Want To Be Like You
8. Anthem of the Outcast (Radio Edit)
9. Unforgiven (Matroda Remix)
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Ed Sheeran 2013 Headline Tour Dates Announced

Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift

Ed Sheeran has announced dates for his biggest U.S. headline tour to date which sees the English singer songwriter kicking off the trek January 17th at House of Blues in Houston and continuing through mid-February. Check out the tour schedule below.

Sign up at edsheeran.com for pre-sale information regarding all newly announced dates, as well as regular news updates and other exclusive announcements. The Elektra recording artist will also be offering a limited number of exclusive, venue-specific poster bundles during the pre-sale period.

Ed is currently traveling North America on the ‘VH1 You Oughta Know Tour with Ed Sheeran’. Every show on the current trek, which is Sheeran’s first-ever North American headline tour, has sold out.

Ed Sheeran North American Tour 2012/2013
Sept. 25 – Chicago, IL at Riviera Theatre – SOLD OUT!
Sept. 26 – Minneapolis, MN at State Theatre – Sold Out
Sept. 28 – Denver, CO at Bluebird Theatre – Sold Out
Oct. 1 – Los Angeles, CA at The Wiltern – Sold Out
Oct. 2 – San Diego, CA at House of Blues – Sold Out
Oct. 4 – Vancouver, BC at Queen Elizabeth Theatre * – Sold Out
Oct. 5 – Portland, OR at Roseland Theatre – Sold Out
Oct. 6 – Seattle, WA at The Showbox SoDo – Sold Out

Jan. 17 – Houston, TX at House of Blues
Jan. 18 – Dallas, TX at The Palladium Ballroom
Jan. 19 – Austin, TX at Stubbs Bar-B-Q
Jan. 22 – Nashville, TN at Ryman Auditorium
Jan. 24 – Detroit, MI at The Fillmore Detroit
Jan. 25 – Cincinnati, OH at Bogart’s
Jan. 26 – Indianapolis, IN at Egyptian Room
Jan. 28 – Pittsburgh, PA at Stage AE
Jan. 29 – Baltimore, MD at Rams Head Live
Jan. 30 – New York, NY at Radio City Music Hall
Feb. 1 – Louisville, KY at Palace Theatre
Feb. 2 – St. Louis, MO at The Pageant
Feb. 3 – Kansas City, MO at The Midland
Feb. 5 – Broomfield, CO at 1st Bank Center
Feb. 6 – Magna, UT at Great Salt Air
Feb. 9 – Los Angeles, CA at Hollywood Palladium
Feb. 12 – San Diego, CA at Spreckels Theatre
Feb. 13 – Tempe, AZ at The Marquee
Feb. 14 – Tucson, AZ at Rialto Theatre

Tegan And Sara Premiere New Song “Closer”, New Album Due January 2013

Tegan and Sara 'Closer'

Tegan And Sara have premiered a brand new song called ‘Closer’ at their official web site, TeganAndSara.com. The track is from the Quin sisters’ follow-up album to their 2009 release ‘Sainthood’. The new album is due out January 2013.

“Sara calls ‘Closer’ my ‘let’s get it on’ track,” Tegan explained in an interview with Rolling Stone. “And although I do imagine that this would be an okay song to make out to, all I intended was to write something sweet that reminded the listener of a time before sex, complicated relationships, drama and heart break. In short, I was writing about my youth. A time when we got ‘Closer’ by linking arms and walking down our school hallway or talked all night on the telephone about every thought or experience we’d ever had. It wasn’t necessarily even about hooking up or admitting your feelings back then. In fact THAT rarely happened. It was the anticipation of something MAYBE happening that was truly exciting and satisfying. We were perpetually getting ‘Closer’, yet we rarely got physical with one another, if ever. These relationships existed in a state of sexual and physical ambiguity. Is there anything more romantic than that?”

The duo’s album has Tegan and Sara working with Greg Kurstin, Mike Elizondo and Justin Meldal-Johnsen. During the new album’s creation, Tegan and Sara presented an inside look at the recording process with their Carpool Confessional weekly video show. The series was filmed from the back of Tegan and Sara’s car and featured several guests and collaborators.

In addition to a handful of headlining shows and a performance at Austin City Limits, Tegan and Sara have some massive tours coming up with the likes of The Black Keys and The Killers. A full list of tour dates is below the cut.
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Lights Fall U.S. Tour Dates

Canadian singer Lights on a bike as news comes out of a fall U.S. tour

Canadian synthpop artist Lights is continuing to hit the road in support of her current album ‘Siberia’ with a 19-date U.S. tour kicking off October 26th in San Francisco. The supporting act for the tour will be Canadian indie-rock band Arkells, who recently won the 2012 Juno Award for Group of the Year.

Lights Fall U.S. Tour Dates:
Oct. 26 – San Francisco, CA at Great American Music Hall
Oct. 27 – San Diego, CA at Soma
Oct. 28 – Los Angeles, CA at The Fonda Theatre
Oct. 31 – Mesa, AZ at Nile Theater
Nov. 02 – Salt Lake City, UT at The Complex – The Grand
Nov. 03 – Denver, CO at The Summit Music Hall
Nov. 04 – Albuquerque, NM at Launchpad
Nov. 06 – Austin, TX at The Parish
Nov. 07 – Dallas, TX at Granada Theater
Nov. 09 – Columbia, MO at Blue Note
Nov. 10 – Des Moines, IA at Wooly’s
Nov. 11 – Chicago, IL at House of Blues
Nov. 13 – Toledo, OH at Frankie’s
Nov. 14 – Cinncinati, OH at 20th Century Theatre
Nov. 16 – Canton, OH at The Auricle
Nov. 17 – Pittsburgh, PA at Mr. Small’s Theatre
Nov. 18 – Washington, DC at 9:30 Club
Nov. 20 – Philadelphia, PA at Theatre of the Living Arts
Nov. 21 – Cambridge, MA at The Middle East Downstairs

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