Garth Brooks has exceeded his own single-city ticket sales record, reaching sales of more than 188,000 tickets (and still selling) for his 11-show run next month in Minneapolis, MN.  // Tour dates at SoundSpike

Garth Brooks enjoys record-breaking ticket sales, eclipses previous high

Garth Brooks has exceeded his own single-city ticket sales record, reaching sales of more than 188,000 tickets (and still selling) for his 11-show run next month in Minneapolis, MN.
Green Day, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Lou Reed and The Smiths are just a few of the acts in the running for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next spring.

Green Day, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Lou Reed among 2015 Rock Hall nominees

Green Day, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Lou Reed and The Smiths are just a few of the acts in the running for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next spring.
Just a few days into the "On With the Show" tour, Fleetwood Mac has unleashed a second leg of arena shows in the New Year.  // Tour dates at SoundSpike

Fleetwood Mac add second leg to "On With the Show" tour

Just a few days into the "On With the Show" tour, Fleetwood Mac has unleashed a second leg of arena shows in the New Year.
Nobody can deny after a 10-second sample of Grammy winner Esperanza Spalding's soul-lifting musical output that she has earned every plaudit her global devotees have dealt - and all the critical acclaim she has received - because of the beauty, talent and gifts that come from deep inside this former childhood musical prodigy.

Q&A: Esperanza Spalding

Nobody can deny after a 10-second sample of Grammy winner Esperanza Spalding's soul-lifting musical output that she has earned every plaudit her global devotees have dealt - and all the critical acclaim she has received - because of the beauty, talent and gifts that come from deep inside this former childhood musical prodigy.
The inaugural iteration of the Route 91 Harvest festival--a late entry to the crowded festival calendar--came to a close on Sunday in front of a dwindling but fired up Jason Aldean crowd. 

Overall, the festival made its way with a few apparent stumbles but largely got the critical points like stage times and smooth crowd flow right.

Blake Shelton, Dierks Bentley, Miranda Lambert light up Las Vegas' Route 91 Festival

The inaugural iteration of the Route 91 Harvest festival--a late entry to the crowded festival calendar--came to a close on Sunday in front of a dwindling but fired up Jason Aldean crowd. Overall, the festival made its way with a few apparent stumbles but largely got the critical points like stage times and smooth crowd flow right.
The first day of Austin City Limits Festival is almost always the easiest. Only those with the afternoon off are able to make it to Zilker Park in the first few hours, so the crowds are still bearable, lines are slightly shorter, the pace less frenetic.

Live Review: Day 1 of Austin City Limits Festival

The first day of Austin City Limits Music Festival is almost always the easiest. Only those with the afternoon off are able to make it to Zilker Park in the first few hours, so the crowds are still bearable, lines are slightly shorter, the pace less frenetic.
R&B superstar Stevie Wonder will return to the road later this year to celebrate his critically acclaimed 1976 album, "Songs in the Key of Life." // Tour dates at SoundSpike

Stevie Wonder resurrects "Songs in the Key of Life" on arena run

R&B superstar Stevie Wonder will return to the road later this year to celebrate his critically acclaimed 1976 album, "Songs in the Key of Life."
Pop princess Ariana Grande has unleashed the first round of dates for her debut headlining trek across North America.  // Tour dates at SoundSpike

Ariana Grande plots first North American headlining tour

Pop princess Ariana Grande has unleashed the first round of dates for her debut headlining trek across North America.
Fleetwood Mac is just days away from the kickoff of the "On With the Show" tour, which will be the first trek with all five original members in 16 years. // Tour dates at SoundSpike

Fleetwood Mac readies for "On With the Show" launch

Fleetwood Mac is just days away from the kickoff of the "On With the Show" tour, which will be the first trek with all five original members in 16 years.
Michael Franti will take time this fall to work the U.S. tour trail on his first-ever acoustic tour. 
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Michael Franti takes off on inaugural acoustic trek

Michael Franti will take time this fall to work the U.S. tour trail on his first-ever acoustic tour.