Start the new year with a bang! This January, we’re highlighting the hilarious comedy, hot concerts, and fresh festivals, which have tickets going on sale this month, to help you set the tone for 2016.
New Events on Sale in January 2016
Country Megaticket — Presales start 01/29/16 and the Onsale to General Public is 02/19/16
You’d better dust off your boots—the Country Megaticket hits America’s heartland this summer with stars like Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, and Dierks Bentley. View more details here.
— Hollywood Casino Amp (@HollywoodAmpSTL) January 27, 2016
Iggy Pop always brings his “Lust for Life” to the stage, and the Godfather of Punk is sure to tear it up after he drop their new album Post Pop Depression and hits the road with Josh Homme this March.
— Iggy Pop (@IggyPop) January 22, 2016
Riding high off the No. 1 success of Before This World, James Taylor has just announced six new shows, and fans can’t wait to sing along to all his sweet and serene classics.
— James Taylor (@JamesTaylor_com) January 26, 2016
Journey always brings larger-than-life rockers like “Don’t Stop Believing” and “Separate Ways” to their adoring fans, and they’ll have some incredible special guests join them during their tour…
Modest Mouse & Brand New
Indie rockers, eat your hearts out! Modest Mouse and Brand New are teaming up for a 20-date tour to bring their jams to fans across the country this summer.
— Modest Mouse (@modestmouseband) January 26, 2016
Don’t miss this dreamy London-based synthpop duo as they hop the pond to perform favorites like “Without You” and “Drive” for their North American fans.
— Oh Wonder (@OhWonderMusic) January 26, 2016
Fans can’t help but do the Whip and the Nae-Nae when Silento cuts up his funky-fresh beats and takes over the Let’s Dance Tour in 2016.
— Lifetime (@lifetimetv) January 27, 2016
Alternative rock giants Third Eye Blind are stoked to hit the road this summer to play massive hits like “Semi-Charmed Life”, “Graduate”, and “Jumper”.
— Third Eye Blind (@ThirdEyeBlind) January 26, 2016
Death metal greats Amon Amarth will get fans pumped when they unleash savage selections from their new album Jomsviking on the road this year.
— Amon Amarth (@AmonAmarthBand) January 25, 2016
— ADAM LAMBERT (@adamlambert) January 12, 2016
The American Idol alum, occasional Queen frontman, and super-fierce solo artist will bring his stunning voice and inimitable showmanship to adoring Glamberts on his 2016 Original High World Tour.
— Andra Day (@AndraDayMusic) January 12, 2016
Hot on the heels of her uber-successful debut album Cheers to the Fall, Grammy-nominated R&B songstress Andra Day is set to stun as she belts out empowering anthems like “Rise Up” on tour.
Soulful southern rockers Alabama Shakes are riding high on the success of their second album, Grammy nominated Sound & Color, and now eager fans get to hear their powerhouse jams live in concert.
— Alabama Shakes (@Alabama_Shakes) January 20, 2016
The original shock-rocker just announced more dates on his Spend the Night with Alice Cooper tour, promising the notorious stage show that dreams (nightmares?) are made of.
— Alice Cooper (@RealAliceCooper) January 19, 2016
30TH ANNIVERSARY OF MY FIRST RECORD MAKE THE MUSIC /BIZ DANCE TOUR COMING SOON…. pic.twitter.com/eyAhdZO30e
— BIZ MARKIE (@BizMarkie) January 5, 2016
They don’t call him “The Clown Prince of Hip Hop” for nothing — Biz Markie’s unique combination of sidesplitting humor and serious hip hop chops make him one of most entertaining performers in the rap game, and he’ll keep the good vibes flowing when he hits the stage with era-defining hits like “Just a Friend”.
Rising popstar Charlie Puth has entranced fans with hits like “One Call Away” and “Marvin Gaye”, and now they’ll get to hear these dreamy numbers in person in cities all across North America.
— Charlie Puth (@charlieputh) October 13, 2015
Chance the Rapper is taking his party-starting show on the road with his tricky flows and uplifting grooves on favorites like “Juice” and “Somewhere in Paradise”.
— Chance The Rapper (@chancetherapper) January 15, 2016
After releasing their fifth consecutive number one album Immortalized, Disturbed are bringing the mayhem to metalheads across the country.
In case you missed it, our new music video for “The Sound Of Silence” is out now. https://t.co/fyzLZSS3XP
— Disturbed (@Disturbed) December 8, 2015
GRiZ is the freaky beat genius, and fans can catch his future-funk set in cities nationwide this spring.
Ay tickets go on sale for my mini "My Friends and I…" Tour tomorrow morning! Be up on that l 😎 pic.twitter.com/PL1tKGlkmv
— ur friend GRiZ (@mynameisGRiZ) January 21, 2016
Alt-country authorities My Morning Jacket are hitting the road to blow minds with showstoppers like “Wordless Chorus” and “I’m Amazed”.
— my morning jacket (@mymorningjacket) January 18, 2016
Fans can’t wait to see these iconic artists intertwine hits like “Every Breath You Take” and “Sledgehammer” as they share the stage on their Rock Paper Scissors tour.
— Sting (@OfficialSting) January 21, 2016
Folksy singer-songwriter Pete Yorn is releasing his new album Arranging Time this March, just in time for his summer tour.
— Pete Yorn (@peteyorn) January 8, 2016
Quintessential grunge quintet Pearl Jam are poised to rock legions of fans with passionate classics like “Jeremy”, “Better Man”, and “Evenflow” on their 2016 tour.
— Pearl Jam (@PearlJam) January 19, 2016
With these three legendary bands joining forces for a tour this spring, classic rock fans will be riffing along on air guitar while they sing their hearts out on a jukebox worth of much-loved megahits.
— Classic Rock (@ClassicRockMag) January 14, 2016
— florence welch (@flo_tweet) January 12, 2016
Florence has become something of an unstoppable force on tour – a broken foot didn’t slow her down after Coachella, and neither did a lightning storm during her 2015 Lollapalooza set. She and her band will undoubtedly bring more inimitable energy to the stage on the 2016 How Beautiful Tour.
[MESSAGE FROM THE CLERGY]
We wish to inform you that Ghost will be embarking on the second chapter of the Black… https://t.co/OVd9EYDRwZ
— Papa Emeritus III (@thebandGHOST) January 11, 2016
The Swedish metal rockers were one of the most-reviewed acts by fans in 2015, and the head-banging, hard-hitting mayhem is sure to continue in 2016 with the band’s Black to the Future Tour.
LaughFest is March 10-20! Will you be there? What are you most looking forward to? https://t.co/px6fkCA4z6
— LaughFest (@LaughFest) January 12, 2016
Every year Gilda’s LaughFest honors late great comedian Gilda Radner by bringing top comedians from around the country to Michigan to “celebrate laughter for the health of it”. The 2016 festival promises to be another unforgettable year, with hilarious headliners like Seth Meyers, Kathy Griffin and Marlon Wayans.
— VIP Nation (@VIPNation) January 13, 2016
In 2015 celebrated singer-songwriter Jewel released Picking up the Pieces, a bookend album to her hugely successful 1995 debut LP Pieces of You. Now she’s hitting the road to perform cuts from the new release as well as earlier hits like “Hands” and “Save Your Soul”.
— Miike Snow (@MiikeSnow) January 12, 2016
Swedish indie pop outfit Miike Snow just released an insanely epic new video for their song “Genghis Khan”, and now they’re bringing their feel-good sound on the road for a string of highly anticipated tour dates.
— TINASHE (@Tinashe) January 12, 2016
R&B sensation Tinashe has had us in a “Cold Sweat” ever since her debut album Aquarius first blew our minds back in 2014, and her 2016 Joyride World Tour promises to keep the sultry jams coming.
Weezer just released anthemic single “King of the World” from their upcoming self-titled album, which drops in April right in time for their massive summer tour with Panic! at the Disco.
— weezer (@Weezer) January 15, 2016
Tampa Bay’s ROCK Station has lined up another year of hard-rocking music and fans can’t wait to see insane sets from Disturbed, Shinedown, and Chevelle at 2016’s 98 Rockfest.
— 98ROCK TAMPA BAY (@98rocktampabay) January 5, 2016
MadTV alum Anjelah Johnson will have fans in stitches when she reprises her famous character Bon Qui Qui and shares hilarious anecdotes about her daily life.
August Burns Red
Metalcore growlers August Burns Red are bringing some rage to stages across America in promotion of their new album Found in Far Away Places, so get ready to unleash the beast.
— August Burns Red (@abrband) January 5, 2016
Ever since their hit “Hate Me” put them on the map, fans can’t pass up an opportunity to see alternative rockers Blue October. And with their fourth Home set to drop this April this is especially true.
— Blue October (@blueoctober) December 21, 2015
For his first standup tour in six years, irreverent dark humorist David Cross is sure to pull out all the stops on the Making America Great Again Tour.
— David Cross (@davidcrosss) January 5, 2016
The new musical Disaster! takes place on a sinking riverboat casino and features huge hits from Stevie Wonder, Barry Manilow, and Eddie Floyd. Edge-of-your seat action and amazing live performances of songs you love, what more could you want?
— Disaster! A Musical (@DisasterMusical) January 4, 2016
Father John Misty
Last year’s I Love You, Honeybear won over fans and critics alike, and now audiences can see the indie-folk revivalist at venues across North America.
The Memo https://t.co/vOfsW1LPxm
— FATHER JOHN MISTY (@fatherjohnmisty) September 25, 2015
Meat Loaf would do anything for his fans, and they’ll surely reciprocate the love when he tours to promote his upcoming album Braver Than We Are.
Pop rock sextet Parachute are landing on stages across the US, and they’re guaranteed to get fans swooning with upbeat favorites like “She Is Love” and “Can’t Help”.
Can’t wait to do this again. What’s your dream Parachute set list? Photo by Beth Saravo pic.twitter.com/dwWkWU5Lok
— Parachute (@parachute) January 5, 2016
2016 Tucson Gem and Mineral Show
For 70 years, the Tucson Gem and Mineral Society has helped people learn more about the beautiful stones all around us—and now you can see their most beautiful specimens for yourself.
— Fahlo (@OfficialFahlo) January 12, 2016
Tori Kelly’s 2015 debut album Unbreakable Smile wowed listeners and earned her a Best New Artist Grammy nomination, and now fans can catch the rising star live on the 2016 Unbreakable Tour.
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