Weekend Ticketing: Rod Stewart & Santana, Boston, James Taylor, more
With spring tours about to begin, several major outings are releasing tickets over the coming weekend. Rod Stewart and Santana's just-announced co-headlining run will begin ticket sales soon, as well as established rockers Boston and iconic singer/songwriter James Taylor. Others with on-sales looming include Widespread Panic, Sarah McLachlan and Luke Bryan, among others.
Rod Stewart & Santana
Rod Stewart and Santana are preparing for their spring and summer co-headlining run entitled "The Voice, The Guitar, The Songs." More than a dozen stops on the arena tour go on sale this weekend (3/7-3/8), including shows in Albany, NY (5/23); Louisville, KY (6/3); Vancouver, British Columbia (8/2); and Washington, D.C. (8/19).
Classic rockers Boston will spend the summer trekking across North America on their "Heaven on Earth" tour. The road trip, which will promote their recently released "Life, Love & Hope," features 16 performances. Tickets for nine of those markets go sale to the general public Friday (3/7) and Saturday (3/8).
Singer/songwriter James Taylor will venture across the nation, performing at theaters through the summer. Tickets in eight markets go on sale Friday (3/7), while tickets for concerts in Morrison, CO (6/17), and Saratoga Springs, NY (7/19), become available Monday (3/10).
Jam-rockers Widespread Panic have a slew of theater and arena shows on the books this spring and summer, as well as a few festival appearances. Tickets for a handful of stops, including Boston (6/13); Philadelphia (6/14) and Cleveland (6/19), go on sale this weekend (3/7-3/8).
Grammy-winning songstress Sarah McLachlan will spend some time touring the U.S. in support of her brand-new effort, "Shine On." Beginning Friday (3/7), fans can purchase tickets for performances in four cities: Stateline, NV (6/24); Berkeley, CA (6/27); Bangor, ME (7/18); and Philadelphia, PA (7/24).
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 Raleigh, NC (6/7-6/8), and Charlotte, NC (5/29), shows become available Saturday (3/8).
The Avett Brothers
Folk-rock outfit The Avett Brothers are hitting the road soon in support of last year's "Magpie and the Dandelion." Fans can purchase tickets for the June 20 show in Bonner Springs, KS, and the June 21 performance in Tulsa, OK, beginning Friday (3/7), while a May 30 concert in Rochester Hills, MI, goes on sale Saturday (3/8).
Two shows of Jason Aldean's uber-popular "Night Train" tour become available Friday (3/7): a July 12 concert in Darien Center, NY, and an Aug. 1 performance in Philadelphia, PA.
Tickets for Brad Paisley's summer outing continue rolling out. This Friday (3/7), tickets go on sale for concerts in Cincinnati, OH (6/20), and Phoenix, AZ (7/13).