Weekend Ticketing: Willie Nelson, Chicago, The Killers, more
The first weekend of March kicks off with several bands and musicians releasing tickets for impending spring and summer tours. Willie Nelson will spend some time on the road, while Chicago has mapped an extensive international run. Others boasting on-sales this weekend include The Killers, Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley, among others.
Willie Nelson The Red-Headed Stranger will work the U.S. tour trail this spring with support from Alison Krauss and Union Station. Tickets for six of the shows on the itinerary are now available, including Columbus, OH (5/14); Nashville, TN (5/16) and Southaven, MS (6/5).
Chicago Prog-rock mainstays Chicago are spanning the globe in the coming months. Tickets for a handful of U.S. stops go on sale Friday (2/28), including the July 3 performance in Elizabeth, IN.
The Killers are taking their alt-rock to the streets for a handful of concerts in the coming months. Fans can purchase tickets for two shows—May 14 in Uncasville, CT, and May 15 in Bethlehem, PA—beginning Saturday (3/1).
Luke Bryan's "That's My Kind of Night" run will visit major markets across the eastern U.S. in the coming months. Tickets for the two-night stand in Bristow, VA, slated for May 30-31, go on sale Friday (2/28), along with the June 6 show in Virginia Beach, VA.
Dierks Bentley will drum up support for his brand-new album, "Riser," with a summer headlining run across the U.S. On-sales begin Friday (2/28) for shows in Charlotte, NC (5/9), Canandaigua, NY (6/20), and Phoenix, AZ (7/26).
Country trio Lady Antebellum continue the "Take Me Downtown" outing through the spring. Arena shows in Tampa, FL (5/17), and Cuyahoga Falls, OH (5/31), are on sale now.
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
Springsteen fans in the Houston area can purchase tickets beginning Friday (2/28) for the May 6 Woodlands performance. The rock icon and his legendary band are touring behind the recently released "High Hopes."
Tim McGraw will take some time away from his Las Vegas residency/collaboration with wife Faith Hill for his "Sundown Heaven Town" road trip. That tour is spread across the continent over late spring and summer. Tickets are on sale now for concerts in Bangor, ME (5/29), and Noblesville, IN (6/7).
Hard-working country crooner Brad Paisley is finishing up a late winter run before returning to the road this summer. Tickets for May shows in Burgettstown, PA, and Maryland Heights, MO, are available beginning Friday (2/28).
Jimmy Buffett will canvas parts of the U.S. this spring behind his "Songs From St. Somewhere" effort. Tickets go on sale Friday (2/28) for a Aug. 19 show in Camden, NJ, while fans can purchase tickets for the June 28 performance in Tinley Park, IL, beginning Monday (3/3).