Top 5 Tour Announcements of the Week
This week, Tom Petty brings his heartbreakers out of retirement, Aerosmith goes into retirement and Mariah Carey and Lionel Richie team up for next summer. Here’s who we’re most excited to see announce tours.
A Perfect Circle 2017 Tour
For the first time in six years, A Perfect Circle will hit the road. The Maynard James Keenan-led group have announced four shows for next spring, with three of them taking place at festivals. A full spring tour is expected to be announced soon, as well as details on a new album. It kicks off on April 29 at Welcome to Rockville fest in Jacksonville, FL. Click here for tickets.
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Anniversary Tour
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are reuniting for a summer tour in celebration of the band’s 40th anniversary. From mid-April to late July, catch the band throughout the South, Midwest and East Coast, kicking off with a performance at the Chesapeake Energy Center in Oklahoma City, OK, on April 20. Click here for tickets.
Lionel Richie & Mariah Carey
In an unexpected yet totally genius pairing, Lionel Richie and Mariah Carey are teaming up for a joint tour set for spring of next year. The 35-show run is being billed as the “All the Hits Tour,” and will kick off on March 15 at the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, MD. Click here for more info.
Aerosmith ‘Aero-Vederci’ Tour
Looks like it’s the end of the road for Aerosmith. The legendary rock group recently announced a batch of tour dates they’re claiming will be their last. Dubbed the “Aero-Vederci” tour, the current run of shows takes place in Europe, kicking off on May 17 in Tel Aviv, Israel, followed by stops in Russia, Germany, Ireland, France and more. Click here for tickets.
Sigur Rós 2017 North American Tour
Icelandic group Sigur Rós have just announced plans for an exciting series of concerts taking place throughout North America next year. The trio will perform from April to June, with every concert featuring a career-spanning set and custom visual show. Among the stops will be a slot at Hangout Festival on May 20. Click here for tickets.