|Do you have concert plans for this year here in town or are you getting out of dodge for a show date? Johnny Reid with Glass Tiger performs on March 6 at Kelowna’s Prospera Place and two nights later Santana performs there March 8. As well a Canadian icon is performing there in late spring. You’ll find the details below.
Radiohead has announced plans for a summer North American arena tour. The tour kicks off July 7th in Chicago and will include a three-night stand at Madison Square Garden in New York. So far there Canadian dates planned for Montreal and Toronto in July. No word yet on a Vancouver date. Meantime you can have a listen to this, and check out other concert news and music updates!
The Foo Fighters will at Vancouver’s Rogers Arena on Saturday, Sept 8. Tickets are on sale now.
If you happen to be in London, England in September you might consider this concert. “Tainted Love’s” Soft Cell will have one last farewell concert. Marc Almond and Dave Ball are reuniting on September 30th at London’s 02 Arena for one last show. “Almond said the last ever final show will be the best ever ending and a ‘Thank-you” to every fan”, states The Guardian/Rolling Stone
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1075 Beach Radio’s Jason & Jen made the announcement this morning that Canada’s pride and joy Bryan Adams is coming back to the Okanagan in the spring.
Locally The Jim Cuddy Band with special guest Barney Bentall performs at the Vernon & District Performing Arts Centre tomorrow night. Text “RODEO” to 250-545-7557 at Beach Radio for your chance at tickets for the sold out show! Some will win again today!
Could a Led Zeppelin reunion happen after all? Robert Plant says he thinks that a celebration to mark the 50th anniversary of group will take place “somewhere” and that the surviving members were planning to get together to talk about what they could do.
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Todd Rundgren is reuniting with mid-’70s members of UTOPIA for a North American tour. Bassist Kasim Sulton, drummer Willie Wilcox and keyboardist Ralph Shuckett will join Todd Rundgren’s Utopia 2018 Tour, which kicks off on April 18th in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania.
The Monkees Michael Nesmith and Micky Dolenz will tour together this summer as a duo. ‘The Monkees Present: The Mike and Micky Show’ will have them performing the hits and deep cuts from The Monkees’ catalog. The tour begins on June 1st in Chandler, Arizona.
The George Harrison memorial concert is not only coming to video today, it’ll be in select theaters for one night only during the week of March 5th. Eric Clapton put together the 2002 Concert for George that featured Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Tom Petty.
Imagine Dragons have announced more tour dates for the summer. The summer tour dates will start on June 5th in Hartford, Connecticut, with Grace Vanderwaal as the opening act. No Vancouver date as of yet(See post here)
No doubt you’ll get to hear alot of great musical talent this summer with NBC’s return of “America’s Got Talent. All of the judges and host Tyra Banks are returning, and it looks as if the show will return again the following summer as Simon Cowell has already signed on through 2019. Auditions are currently underway. The Premiere date hasn’t been released yet.
Other music notes
Today’s New Music Releases…
Shawn Colvin – “The Starlighter”
Vance Joy – “Nation of Two”
Today’s New Music Reissues…
Belinda Carlisle – “The Vinyl Collection 1987-1993”
Eric Clapton – “Complete Clapton [Vinyl]” (four-LP box set)
Jerry Garcia Band – “Garcia Live Volume 10: May 20th, 1990 Hilo Civic Auditorium”
Rupert Holmes – “Songs That Sound Like Movies: The Complete Epic Recordings”
Todd Rundgren – “All Sides of the Roxy: May 1978”
Various – “Concert for George” (2003 George Harrison tribute)
Edgar Winter – “I’ve Got News for You: Featuring The Edgar Winter Group & Edgar Winter’s White Trash 1971-1977”
Today’s New Music Videos…
The Doors – “The Doors: Live at The Isle of Wight Festival 1970 [DVD + CD]”
OneRepublic – “OneRepublic Live in South Africa [Blu-ray]”
Here’s to listening to great music on your weekend!
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