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Lollapalooza Unveils 2018 Lineup

22nd March 2018 | Category: Concerts

Summer will be here before we know it and that means we have to prepare for days on the beach, having fun all day and summer music festivals. Coachella, Bonnaroo and Governors Ball have already amazed us with their lineups but Lollapalooza made us wait a little bit longer and enhance our excitement to the max.

Lollapalooza has finally announced its 2018 schedule and let me tell you guys, it was worth waiting. The main headliners Bruno Mars, The Weeknd, Jack White, ODESZA, Vampire Weekend and Travis Scott are followed by Khalid, Post Malone, Dua Lipa, Tyler, the Creator, Zedd, Daniel Caesar, Lykke Li, Brockhampton and many more.

Don’t miss this amazing lineup and buy your tickets right away.

Lollapalooza will take place over a 4-day weekend from 2 to 5 August in Chicago’s Grant Park. The festival was conceived and created in 1991 by a singer Perry Farrell who will appear as a special performer this year. His project Kind Heaven will feature an all-star cast of musicians to premier music from Farrell’s upcoming solo album. The festival ran annually until 1997 and was revived in 2003. It features popular alternative rock, heavy metal, punk rock, hip hop and electronic music bands and artists, dance and comedy performers.

The Weekend reportedly dropped out of Lollapalooza last year because he wasn’t happy with his billing on the poster but this year he will make up for it. English rockers Arctic Monkeys have a long history with the Lollapalooza since their first appearance at the fest in 2009. With a new album on their way, they will use the Chicago performance to promote it. Thanks to the “Rocktar” and collaboration with 21 Savage, Post Malone is in the upper reaches of not only Lollapalooza but also of Coachella and Governors Ball. Triple Grammy winner for Album of the Year, Song of the Year and Record of the Year, Bruno Mars is a cherry on the top of the cake.

Last year’s lineup featured The Killers, Muse and Blink-182. The 2016 was the festivals’ 25th anniversary and the lineup included Lana Del Ray, Radiohead, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and J. Cole.

Tickets for the festival can be purchased here.


Show Date and Time: Thursday, August 2, 2018

Show Location: Hutchinson Field Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois

Show Duration: TBA

Blink-182 Announced Las Vegas Residency

20th March 2018 | Category: Concerts

Great news for all alt-rock fans since Blink-182 has announced plans to launch the “Kings of the Weekend” residency at the Pearl Concert Theater of the Palms Casino Resort.

Don’t miss to see this famous band if you’re going to Vegas.

Blink-182 seems to be following the tradition of Bruno Mars, Britney Spears, Pitbull, Cher and Lady Gaga who had their residencies in Vegas that proved quite successful. The performances will began 26 May and run on selected weekends until 17 November. Blink-182’s first-ever residency at the same time represents the resort’s first major entertainment collaboration as part of its recently announced $620 million property-wide overhaul.

“Kings of the Weekend” will bring to life their biggest hits, inappropriate tales about love, death, drugs and divorce. Mark Hoppus, vocals and bass, Travis Barker, drums and Matt Skiba, guitar, are thrilled to set off on this journey. When Palms asked them to do the residency they said absolutely and even joked about marrying someone on stage because possibilities in Vegas are limitless.

“Now, we just have to cast our showgirls, create our set list – a true throwback of Vegas classics with Sinatra, Liberace. Maybe we can even marry someone onstage… “

The veteran pop-funk outfit will perform their hit songs from across the band’s 25-year career as well as songs from their 2016 album “California”. Their latest release became their first album in 15 years that reached No 1 on the Billboard 200 and the second in their career.

The lead single “Bored to Death” became the group’s number one single in 12 years. “California” earned them the first Grammy nomination for the Best Rock Album.

The band is considered a key group in the development of pop punk. They combine pop music melodies with fast-paced punk rock. They have been described as alternative pop and mix of arena rock, hip-hop and indie rock. The trio sold over 13 million albums in the US and over 50 million all over the world and will most definitely put on quite a show.

Tickets are yet to go on sale in a few days and until then you can watch your favourite band at Bunbury Music Festival.

Kings of the Weekend

Show Date and Time: Saturday, 26 May 2018, 9 pm

Show Location: Pearl Concert Theater at Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada

Show Duration: TBA

Beyonce and Jay Z Tour Information Leaked

12th March 2018 | Category: Concerts

The announcement of the Jay Z and Beyonce’s tour called On The Run 2, leaked last week on Ticketmaster and Facebook but were deleted immediately.

It is not confirmed whether this was a marketing trick or a contract obligation but make sure you leave some money aside since sources confirm that the tour is kicking off this summer for sure. For now, you can enjoy the famous couple perform at Coachela this April, and tickets for both weekends can be found here.

Speculations about On the Run 2 had been rampant since 22 February when the news about their stadium tour leaked on Ticketmaster.

The news was removed, the concert promoter did not comment but all fans are gushing about it. The couple last toured in 2014 for On the Run tour and this will be its sequel to that 19 show run. According to sources, they will tour at a number of North American stadiums starting July but both performers and Live Nation keep quiet. But the damage is already done. The tour is being publicized and fans went crazy on social media.

We believe the main reason for this silence is the upcoming Coachella festival from 13 to 22 April where Beyonce will perform. The organizer Goldenvoice has demanded the headline artists to hold off with the tour announcements until after the festival in the past, so we’ll have to be patient. In the meantime, this is a great marketing stunt for the April event since it created a huge buzz.

The lineup for this year’s 19th installment is amazing. Canadian R&B singer Weeknd, pop diva Beyonce and Detriot rapper Eminem will headline the show and Tyler, Cardi B, Haim, David Byrne, Jamiroquai, Chic, Perfect Circle and many more will follow.

Don’t miss this awesome festival and purchase your tickets here.

Jay Z and Beyonce’s 2014 On the Run tour grossed a whopping $95.9 million which is a $5 million per show. If Beyoce announces the tour after the festival, she will have 98 days to promote and sell tickets for the first show in Philadelphia on 30 June. Although this is much shorter period of time than ususal, we believe this will be a piece of cake for the Queen B.

|Editor’s Note: UPDATE – The power couple has since confirmed the speculations for their On the Run II Tour on 13 March. The concert series will kick off on 6 June in Cardiff and visit 15 cities across Europe and 21 cities in North America until it ends with a concert in Vancouver on 2 October.|

Coachella: Weekend 1

Show Date and Time: Friday, 13 April, 2018

Show Location: Empire Polo Field, Indio, California

Evanescence Kicks Off Synthesis Tour with Lindsey Stirling This Summer

9th March 2018 | Category: Concerts

Great news guys!

Our favorite Goth-rock band Evanescence and acclaimed Billboard electronic violinist Lindsey Stirling have announced their co-headlining 2018 summer tour across North America. Prepare yourself for an amazing experience since all performances will be performed with live orchestra.

Don’t waste any time and buy your tickets immediately.

The Synthesis tour, produced by Live Nation, will kick off 6 July in Kansas City and will make stops in 31 North American cities including Dallas, Detroit, Toronto, St. Louis, Tampa, New Orleans and many more before the tour ends on 8 September in Ridgefield, Washington. The two-time Grammy Award-winning band and Billboard Award-winning violinist will most definitely be the tour of the summer.

Both artists’ shows will be accompanied by a full orchestra, highlighting both acts in a best possible way, their musicality and incredible performance abilities. These orchestrated performances will also perfectly accent the amphitheater venues across the North America. This joint tour is expected to blow fans away.

Two acts have recently collaborated on the song from the Evanescence 2017 comeback album Synthesis, called “Hi-Lo”, which features a virtuosic violin solo by Stirling. Evanescence’s latest and fourth album endured a stylistic change and is all about orchestra and electronic. The band took selected songs from their previous albums and stripped down guitars and drums and rebuilt them into classical arrangement reminiscent of a soundtrack. The album also contains two new original songs.

The former YouTube sensation, 31-year-old violinist Lindsey is touring in support of her fourth album from 2017 Warmer in the Winter. She is super excited and she shares her enthusiasm with her fans on social media.

“In case you missed it, my dreams are coming true this summer and evanescence and I are going on tour together!”

Stirling also promised her fans to bring an epic and unforgettable performance in each city.

Tickets for all performances can be found here.

Synthesis Tour            

Show Date and Time: Friday, 6 July, 2018, 7pm

Show Location: Starlight Theatre, Kansas City, Missouri

Show Duration: TBA

Age Restriction: all ages

Once On This Island to Launch National Tour Next Year

5th March 2018 | Category: Theater

The acclaimed Broadway revival of Once On This Island will launch a North American Tour in the fall of 2019.

The tour will play The Center Group in Los Angeles, with additional cities to be announced. The current Broadway production opened at the Circle in the Square Theatre on 3 December 2017 and you can visit our page and purchase your tickets here.

Once On This Island is written by the Tony Award-winning team, Lynn Ahrens, who wrote book and lyrics, and Stephen Flaherty, who wrote the music. It is based on the 1985 novel by Rosa Guy, “My Love, My Love” and the play features new orchestrations by original orchestrator Michael Starobin who is joined by AnnMarie Milazzo.

This new production is directed by Tony nominee Michael Arden and choreographed by the critically-acclaimed Camille A. Brown. The cast is led by Lea Salonga, Alex Newell, Tamyra Gray and Norm Lewis. The production opened in December 2017 to rave views and was named Broadway.com’s Best Show of 2017.

The play is set in the French Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean Sea. The one-act play includes the elements of the Romeo and Juliet and also of Little Mermaid, a fairy tale of Hand Christian Andersen. A peasant girl uses the power of love to bring people of different social classes together.

The fearless girl, Ti Moune, falls in love with a wealthy boy from the other side of the island and is guided by the powerful gods to beat their different cultures. Island gods, Erzulie, Asaka, Papa Ge and Agwe help her on her journey to reunite with her loved one. The scenery is bursting with vibrant tropical colours and helps this amazing love story full of hope come to life and captivates our attention.

The creative team of the musical is thrilled to be going on tour and showcase this brilliant and elegant piece to North America. The new production unfolds the amazing and engaging storytelling, amazing music and breathtaking choreography. Don’t miss your chance to witness a truly extraordinary piece of what is essentially a universal story of forbidden love. Tickets for all current shows can be bought here.

Once On This Island

Show Date and Time: Saturday, 10 March, 2017, 8om

Show Location: Circle in the Square Theatre, New York City, New York

Show Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes, no intermission

Age Restriction: Recommended for ages 10 and up. Children under 4 will not be admitted.