Cher made Las Vegas her new home last May when she penned a deal with AEG to perform 200 shows over the span of 3 years at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. After taking a hiatus over the summer, Cher returns to the stage in all of her over-the-top flamboyance. The show starts back up on November 19 and will run four nights a week through the middle of December. After another pause, she’ll pick back up in April and May 2010. Full Cher tour dates are listed below.
You knew the bad blood was boiling between Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler and lead guitarist Joe Perry when their summer tour started to fall apart as they eyed the finish line. Joe Perry has confirmed that Tyler has called it a day on the successful band. Perry reports that he hasn’t talked with Tyler since their show in Abu Dhabi last month. He explained to a Las Vegas newspaper, “Steven quit as far as I can tell. I don’t know anymore than you do about it. I got off the plane two nights ago. I saw online that Steven said that he was going to leave the band. I don’t know for how long, indefinitely or whatever. Other than that, I don’t know.”
With Evanescence being hard at work with the follow up to The Open Door (2006), they won’t be back to New York for another year, which made the concert last night a unique experience for Evanescence’s rabid fans. The show sold out in just five minutes.
New dates for Tim McGraw’s massive tour of North America next year to support “Southern Voice,” his latest studio set, continue to roll out. Since the last check, the country singer has added an additional four shows to the seven month tour, including a February 6 kick off concert in San Antonio, TX. Other added performances include Houston (3/8/10), Milwaukee (6/24/10), and Cadott, WI (6/25/10). The number of tour stops is currently up to 58 running through August of next year.
Early next year John Mayer will be hitting the road to begin support for “Battle Studies,” his fourth studio album due to be released later this month. Special guests Spearhead and Michael Franti will be supporting Mayer on the trek that kicks off in Charleston, SC on February 8. The road trip will be covering lots of territory over its run of two months. Before concluding in Chicago on April 10, the tour will hit over 40 cities.
There are a scant two weeks before the release of John Mayer’s latest album “Battle Studies,” and the promotion is in full swing. Mayer announced an ambitious 40-city spring tour to support the latest effort. The tour will launch in Charleston, South Carolina on February 8 and continue through April 10 in Chicago. Mayer has enlisted Michael Franti & Spearhead as support. The John Mayer website is providing a presale ticket opportunity to anyone who pre-orders the new album.
Alicia Keys is one of the most recent performers that has been added to the Latin Grammy Awards 10th Annual telecast lineup. Reik, a current nominee, and Daniela Mercury, past Latin Grammy winner, are also among those recently added for the annual awards show. The show will held on November 5 in Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay Events Center. Several collaborative numbers will be featured including an Alejandro Sanz and Alicia Keys special duet.
George Strait, who currently is backing his newly released studio album “Twang,” will next year be teaming up with Reba McEntire, fellow country star, for a tour of US arenas. The outing for the two country award winning stars will be kicking off in Baltimore on January 22 and followed up with visits to 18 cities across the country. The trek will wrap up in Des Moines, IA on April 10.
Is there anything hotter than Taylor Swift these days? She’s everywhere you turn around from awards shows across the gamut of musical genres to selling out arenas from coast-to-coast. It seems the successful Taylor Swift tour isn’t about to come to an end anytime soon. She will be returning from Australia in March to dive into a 38-city trek that starts with Tampa on March 4. The extensive tour will continue on through June 2 where she will tentatively wrap up in Washington DC. Several cities will be lucky enough to score a double dose of Taylor including Philadelphia (3/18-19), Detroit (3/25,3/27), Denver (4/6-7), Los Angeles (4/15-16), Newark (5/12-13), Uniondale (5/14-15), Toronto (5/21-22) and Houston (5/25-26).
The alt-rockers band 30 Seconds To Mars announced a series of dates for late fall coinciding with the soon to be released “This Is War,” their long anticipated new album. The ten dates begin in Salt Lake City on November 30, kicking a week off before the release date of the new album on December 8. The band from Los Angeles will celebrate the drop of the album with a Baton Rogue, LA show followed by three Midwest stops.