Top 5 Tour Announcements of the Week
This week the Queen of Motown readies for the road, while pop’s princess prepares for her last hurrah in Vegas. Here’s who we’re most excited to see announce tours.
Diana Ross ‘In the Name of Love’ Tour
Supremes songstress and Motown icon, Diana Ross, has just announced plans for a tour. She’ll be kicking things off with four shows at the New York City Center starting on April 25, but the real fun won’t begin until June when the rest of the tour is scheduled. It’ll start in Florida and weave through the South, ultimately wrapping up with a show at The Mann Center in Philly on July 29. Click here for tickets.
Freddie Gibbs ‘You Only Live 2Wice’ Tour
In support of his new album, You Only Live 2wice, Freddie Gibbs will hit the road for an early summer tour. The rapper will kick things off with a run of Canadian dates in April, before taking North America by storm starting on May 16 at The Observatory in Santa Ana, CA. Currently the trek is slated to wrap up on June 25 in Denver, CO, at the Bluebird Theatre, but Gibbs has said more cities will be added later. Click here for tickets.
Brian Regan 2017 Tour
Funnyman Brian Regan has announced a massive tour for the second half of 2017. He’ll hit the road from June 8 to December 9, kicking off with a show at the Topeka PAC in Kansas. Catch him all throughout the US plus two shows in Canada. You can also watch Regan when he debuts two standup specials on Netflix later this year. Click here for tickets.
Britney Spears ‘Piece of Me’ Finale
Britney Spears has just revealed the last 18 dates of her “Britney: Piece of Me” show. The Las Vegas residency began in 2013, with nearly 250 gigs at the Planet Hollywood venue to-date. The last batch will start on September 3, with shows scheduled through December 31. After the über-successful residency comes to a close, rumor has it that Brit Brit may work on a new album and hit the road for a full-fledged tour. Click here for tickets.
Alt-J North American Tour
Indie rockers Alt-J have announced a new round of North American tour dates in support of their upcoming album, Relaxer. After a run of shows through Europe at the beginning of summer, catch the trio stateside starting on July 27 in Baltimore, MD, at the Merriweather Post Pavilion. They’ll also perform at this year’s Panorama Festival and Lollapalooza. Click here for tickets.