Jazz and World Music News
Classical crossover singer Sarah Brightman will precede her long-awaited fall "Dreamchaser" tour with a special PBS concert.
Legendary performer Tony Bennett has added more dates onto his extensive North American outing, which now extends into the fall.
Norah Jones, comedian Jason Sudeikis and Patrick Carney of the Black Keys are among the acts confirmed for this year's Stones Fest, which will hit New York City and Los Angeles.
Italian operatic trio Il Volo will spend some time touring North America this summer in support of a new album, "We Are Love (Special Edition)."
Canadian crooner Michael Buble will follow up a round of European gigs with a North American tour, all in support of his latest effort, "To Be Loved."
Mexican guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela will work their way from the West Coast to the East this summer in continued support of last year's "Area 52."
Herbie Hancock has planned a handful of North American shows throughout the remainder of the year, as well as a couple of international gigs, all behind "The Imagine Project."
Australian ska and jazz outfit The Cat Empire is preparing to unleash its most extensive worldwide trek to date, including a round of North American gigs.
Jazz singer/pianist Diana Krall will spend much of the year on the international tour trail behind her fall release, "Glad Rag Doll."
Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli will canvas the world throughout the year as he drums up support for his recently released "Passione."