Top 5 Tour Announcements of the Week
It was an epic week of tour announcements, with Maroon 5, Demi Lovato and Foo Fighters all throwing their hats in the ring. Find out who we’re most excited to see hit the road in our top five tour announcements of the week.
Maroon 5 ‘Red Pill Blues’ Tour
Maroon 5 announced today that the Red Pill Blues Tour, named after their sixth studio album due out on November 3, will kick off on May 30 in Tacoma, WA at the Tacoma Dome. After that it’s off to Texas, Florida and the Midwest, before a two-month break in July and August. Come September, the band will make the rounds on the East Coast, before finishing things off with two nights at NYC’s Madison Square Garden on October 14 and 15. Tickets & tour dates here.
Demi Lovato & DJ Khaled Tour
Demi Lovato is hitting the road with DJ Khaled for a spring 2018 tour. In support of her new album, Tell Me You Love Me, the trek will start on February 26 at the Viejas Arena in San Diego, followed by stops in Vegas, Detroit, Brooklyn, Montreal and Nashville. The tour comes to a close on March 31 with a show at the Amalie Arena in Tampa, FL. Tickets & tour dates here.
Foo Fighters ‘Concrete and Gold’ Tour
Good news for fans of the Foo! The band has announced another slew of tour dates in support of Concrete and Gold. On April 18 they’ll perform at the Austin360 Amphitheater, followed by stops around the Southeast. After a stint overseas, they’ll return to the US on July 7 for a show in Philly. Also on the docket is two nights in NYC and two nights in Boston. The tour will now end on July 29 in Chicago at Wrigley Field. Tickets & tour dates here.
Kid Rock ‘Greatest Show on Earth’ Tour
Kid Rock is back for the Greatest Show on Earth. Literally. The Detroit rocker has announced dates in support of his new album, Sweet Southern Sugar, slated for early 2018. Catch the “Greatest Show On Earth Tour” starting on January 19 at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, followed by stops in Toronto, Philly, Chicago and Denver. The start of the tour will also include a three-night run at the Choctaw Grand Theatre in Durant, OK. Tickets & tour dates here.
Judas Priest ‘Firepower’ Tour
In support of their upcoming album Firepower, metal icons Judas Priest are hitting the road for a tour of North America. The trek is set for spring of 2018, starting with a show at the Mohegan Sun in Wilkes Barre, PA on March 13. After that it’s off to DC, Detroit, Milwaukee, Los Angeles and more, culminating in a May 1 show at the Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio, TX. Tickets & tour dates here.
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