Monday, March 19, 2018

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Thursday, March 22
The Ready Room, St. Louis
Jordan Davis is a Shreveport-born, Nashville-weathered creative soul with his feet firmly planted in two different eras. The imagery in his songs relies on the same specificity behind such classic, lyrically- driven songwriters as John Prine, Jim Croce and Bob McDill. But the tech-tinged production and silvery phrasing in those same songs embodies the genre-defying musicality of such current acts as Eric Church, Sam Hunt and Lady Antebellum.
Kris Kristofferson would likely brand Jordan a walking contradiction – repurposing a phrase he once applied to Johnny Cash – and Davis would heartily agree.
“The thing that is weird to me is the pure songwriting fan that I am compared to what I love production-wise,” Davis notes. “I love these huge, big sounds – big drums, loud guitars – but my favorite show to go to is John Prine or Jason Isbell, you know just standing up there with a guitar. They’re seriously opposite ends of the spectrum, but I think that marrying the two, there’s a cool way to do it.”
Working steadily on his debut album for Universal Music Group Nashville, Davis is welding those two ideals nicely. The jangly, skittering “Singles You Up,” the picturesque come-on “So Do I” and the propulsive “Take It From Me” each mix those elements in varying degrees, some leaning heavier on the production, others focused more on the lyrics, but all of them held together by Davis’ unique, laidback phrasing. His easy-going nature and focused interpretation of the world around him is easy to identify in those songs, the same way that Jim Croce’s personality came through in some of the music that influenced him.
“Those songs take on so much more life if you find out how introverted he was,” says Davis. “He really just wrote songs because they let him say what he wanted to say. You hear a song like ‘I’ll Have To Say I Love You In A Song’ – that probably was him not knowing how to say it, but he knew he wouldn’t screw it up if he sang it. Those songs are awesome.”
Davis’ appreciation for competing musical ideas harkens back to his upbringing in Shreveport. The Louisiana city is overshadowed nationally by New Orleans, whose jazz and funk culture are the stuff of legend. Just a couple hundred miles to the east of Shreveport is Mississippi, the hotbed of gut-bucket blues, while just over the border to Shreveport’s west is East Texas and its deep association with hard country and honky-tonk.
Writing and playing music was a passion that was passed down in the Davis household. His uncle, Stan Paul Davis, wrote two Top 5 titles for Tracy Lawrence in the 1990s – “Today’s Lonely Fool” and “Better Man, Better Off” – and his dad often wrote songs as a hobby between taking Jordan and his brother, Jacob, to Shreveport Captains minor league baseball games.
“Music was around so much, it was just part of our everyday life,” Jordan says.
In fact, because music was always around, Davis hadn’t really thought about it as a career
possibility. He majored in resource conservation at LSU in Baton Rouge and thought he would pursue a job that would protect the world’s physical attributes.
“Conserving the beauty of what makes the country so awesome is important,” he says. “It’s easy to think that it’s gonna be here forever, when really we need to take care of it. Louisiana’s losing land as it is – you know, the state’s disappearing year by year – so it’s definitely a passion of mine.”
But so was music. After his graduation from LSU, Jordan got an entry-level environmental job, but he spent plenty of time dreaming of Nashville, where his older brother had already moved to become a songwriter. Jordan periodically sent unfinished songs to his brother, and when Jacob played one for a music executive, he urged Jordan to come to Music City.
It was not an easy process for Jordan. He struggled to find people to write with and instead, he tended bar regularly at Ellendale’s – a Southern restaurant in Nashville’s Donelson neighborhood. He continued to hone his songwriting craft on his own; the songs were unusual, mixing his long-running affinity for classic singer/songwriters and modern country radio. Davis heard repeatedly that he was the only person who could perform them and make them work.
His decision eventually paid off and after receiving a publishing deal in June 2015, UMG Nashville announced on Leap Day 2016 that the company had signed him to a recording contract. Paul DiGiovanni – a Boys Like Girls guitarist who’s worked with Blake Shelton, Hunter Hayes and Dan + Shay – quickly became one of Davis’ regular co-writers and his producer. “Paul would build a demo and have it done in a day, and you couldn’t listen to it enough,” Davis says.
DiGiovanni helped capture the anthemic quality in “Take It From Me” and the party attitude in “Singles You Up,” but also built an appropriately slinky frame for Davis’ conversational “So Do I.” Their working relationship is an ideal pairing, as Davis adjusts to his new creative world. As solid a place as music has held in his life, it’s been only a couple years since he started thinking of himself as an artist as well as a songwriter.
“Still to this day, I could tell you who wrote the song before I could tell you who cut it,” he says.
Being an artist means rethinking his creative soul just a bit. It’s one thing to write a story song to play in a coffee shop, but it’s another to generate the kind of big-sounding piece that resonates with an arena full of people. Davis is up for the challenge.
“Marrying the two is tough because I’ve never until recently had to think about writing a song and how it’s gonna go over live,” he says. “That’s a completely new thing that’s come into my writing.”
But he’s seen plenty of signs that he’s making the transition. Few were as obvious as when he played an afternoon set at the start of a New Year’s Eve bash in Jacksonville, Florida. Four guys traipsed across the lawn with beers in hand during the show, and as he sang, Davis watched them stop and huddle, then wander up to the front of the stage, where they remained fully engaged for the rest of the set. Clearly, he had won them over.
“They could have easily kept going,” he says. “That was a brand new song, it was the first time we had ever played it live, and it caught ‘em and brought ‘em back. That’s the kind of connection I try to make.”
With a creative foot in two places, Davis is well positioned to make a long-term connection. His songs are so musically engaging that they easily attract attention. But they’re also deep enough to hold a listener through repeated exposure. Some of that is accomplished through the sense of physical place woven into his stories. From the street performers and moss hanging from the trees establishing the humid heartbreak of “Leaving New Orleans,” to the painted white lines and late night security cop transporting the listener to a concrete ballroom in “Slow Dance In A Parking Lot.” Jordan Davis has a unique ability to create a sense of place in his songs with his knack for relentless hooks and subtly smart lyrics
By melding classic lyric-writing with modern musical texture, Davis is similarly staking out his own spot on the creative map. The cool melodies and understated delivery bring you in. The soul in his characters keep you in place. In Jordan Davis’ place.


The Oak Ridge Boys: 17th Avenue Revival
Special Vinyl Version of '17th Avenue Revival' Available Exclusively At Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Locations

Hall of Famers Set To Appear on Fox & Friends, Good Day NY, Varney & Company, Access Hollywood, PBS’s METRO FOCUS, IMUS in the Morning and more this week!!

"There's a common thread linking the tracks, and gospel music in general: Humans locating the hope to be transported somewhere better.”​
- Jon Freeman, Rolling Stone Country

"The Oak Ridge Boys have a deep history of gospel singing, and they have no trouble picking up the habit here."
- Jeff Gage, Rolling Stone

"The set is in fact an “organic” move for the Oaks, whose deep southern gospel music roots--along with early rock ‘n’ roll/R&B energy--have always been the bedrock of their unique country sound."
– Jim Bessman, Centerline

"An album that shows that, well in their fifth decade of recording and touring together, the ‘Mighty Oaks’ still have plenty of fuel in the creative ignition."
– Chuck Dauphin, Sounds Like Nashville

"You now have the perfect reason to put down that god-forsaken phone, buy the album..."
– Clay Stevens, American Songwriter
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – With the release of their highly anticipated new album 17th Avenue Revival (March 16, Lightning Rod Records), The Oak Ridge Boys are hitting the Big Apple this week where the quartet will make appearances on Good Day NY, Varney & Company, Access Hollywood, PBS's METRO FOCUS, Fox & Friends, IMUS in the Morning, SiriusXM, and much more! In addition, Duane Allen, Joe Bonsall, William Lee Golden and Richard Sterban will also make appearances on The 700 Club, DoYouRemember?, Paste, Nashville Insider, RFD-TV, The Big Interview with Dan Rather, Cheddar, LifeMinute, Heartland, Jesus Calling, Southern Living, Fox News Radio, Celeb Secrets, Country Rebel, and Larry’s Country Diner with hit times coming soon!!!

17th Avenue Revival brings The Oak Ridge Boys back to their gospel roots, but with an edge. Under the direction of famed-producer Dave Cobb, the Grand Ole Opry and Country Music Hall of Fame members touched on uncharted territory—and for a long-tenured act like The Oak Ridge Boys, that’s saying something. Somewhat retro, yet new and fresh at the same time, there was no vocal stacking and very few overdubs. For two of the songs, the Boys gathered around one microphone and let the harmonies shine, just as Dave Cobb had planned initially.

Since the start of their highly decorated career, the Oaks have achieved five GRAMMY® Awards, and multiple CMA, ACM and Dove Awards for their crossover brand of pop, country and gospel music that spans multiple generations.

About The Oak Ridge Boys:
The Oak Ridge Boys, who have sold over 41 million units worldwide, are synonymous with “America, apple pie, baseball, pop, rock, gospel and country music.” In addition to their awards and accolades in the country and pop music fields, they have garnered five GRAMMY® Awards and nine GMA DOVE Awards as well as the Mainstream Artist of the Year Award at the ICM Awards. The group—Joe Bonsall, Duane Allen, William Lee Golden, and Richard Sterban—have earned prestigious membership in the Country Music Hall of Fame (2015 Inductees) and Grand Ole Opry, and are known worldwide as one of recording history’s most extraordinary musical successes. They have charted single after single and album after album, celebrating two double-platinum albums and more than 30 Top 10 hits, including No. 1 chart-toppers “Elvira,” “Bobbie Sue,” “Thank God For Kids,” “American Made,” “Y'All Come Back Saloon,” among dozens more. For more information and to view upcoming tour dates for The Oak Ridge Boys, please visit

About Lightning Rod Records:
Formed in 2007, Lightning Rod Records is a Nashville-based independent record label. Over the last ten years, Lightning Rod has released albums by acclaimed artists such as James McMurtry, Billy Joe Shaver, Jason Isbell, Amanda Shires, Paul Cauthen, and Joe Pug.

About Thirty Tigers:
Thirty Tigers is a music marketing, management, distribution, and publishing company based in Nashville, Tennessee. Thirty Tigers Distribution has served as a label infrastructure for a vast client base including The Avett Brothers, Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson, Chase Rice, Lucinda Williams, Ryan Bingham, Patty Griffin, St. Paul and The Broken Bones, Trampled By Turtles, and many others in their 15 years of working with Sony/RED Distribution, now The Orchard.

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A Tour 20 Years In The Making:
Dropkick Murphys & Flogging Molly
Announce First-Ever U.S. Co-Headlining Tour
Kicking Off June 1 In Cleveland, OH

Dropkick Murphys. Flogging Molly. They share a working class ethos, they share an Irish heritage and Celtic folk influence, and now – for the first time – these two giants of American punk rock will be sharing the stage for a co-headlining U.S. tour. This historic run, celebrating over 20 years of mayhem, kicks off June 1 at Jacobs Pavilion in Cleveland, OH. Tickets for all shows are on sale now at and

Dropkick Murphys just completed their 2018 St. Patrick’s Day Tour – including their annual sold-out hometown run of Boston shows – with NYC hardcore legends Agnostic Front and Boston ska pioneers Bim Skala Bim. This followed Dropkick Murphys’ sold-out European arena/concert hall tour – which included dates with Flogging Molly – in February. Flogging Molly is in the homestretch of their fast-paced selling Life Is Good Spring 2018 Tour, selling out over half of the dates in advance including their St. Patrick's Day celebration at Hollywood's Palladium, as well as the remaining shows. The band will set sail to the Bahamas on April 20th for their 4th annual Salty Dog Cruise, joined by The Offspring, Buzzcocks, The Vandals, Lagwagon, The Adolescents, and more.

The Dropkick Murphys and Flogging Molly co-headlining U.S. tour dates are as follows:

June 1
Cleveland, OH
Jacobs Pavilion
June 2
Big Flats, NY
Tag's Summer Stage
June 3
Cincinnati, OH
Bunbury Festival*
June 5
Detroit, MI
Masonic Temple Theater
June 7
Bonner Springs, KS (Kansas City)
Providence Medical Center Amphitheater
June 8
Minneapolis, MN
The Armory
June 9
Council Bluffs, IA
Stir Cove at Harrah's Casino
June 10
Denver, CO
Fox Street Compound
June 12
Sauget, IL (St. Louis)
Pop's Nightclub & Concert Venue
June 13
Columbus, OH
Express Live!
June 15
Montebello, QC
Montebello Rockfest**
June 16
East Providence, RI
Bold Point Park
June 17
Asbury Park, NJ
Stone Pony Summerstage
June 18
Pittsburgh, PA
Stage AE
June 19
Raleigh, NC
Red Hat Amphitheater
June 21
Philadelphia, PA
Festival Pier at Penn's Landing
June 22
Forest Hills, NY
Forest Hills Stadium
June 23
Gilford, NH
Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
*Festival date (Dropkick Murphys only)
**Festival date (Dropkick Murphys & Flogging Molly)

For more on Dropkick Murphys, visit:


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About Dropkick Murphys: Dropkick Murphys­ – Al Barr (lead vocals), Tim Brennan (guitars, accordion, mellotron, whistles, vocals), Ken Casey (lead vocals, bass guitar), Jeff DaRosa (banjo, bouzouki, mandolin, harmonica, acoustic guitars, vocals), Matt Kelly (drums, percussion, vocals), James Lynch (guitar, vocals) – are touring in support of their 11 Short Stories Of Pain & Glory album, released through the band's own Born & Bred Records in 2017. The album debuted at #8 on the Billboard Top 200 and was the #1 independently released album. There's a feeling of purpose throughout the album, influenced by the band's work with The Claddagh Fund, a charity the band established in 2009 to help support addiction recovery as well as children's and veterans' organizations. Dropkick Murphys are hands-on in raising funds, mentoring, and lending a helping hand with veterans, youth sports, and drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Many of the songs reflect these experiences, and the band's sadness, anger and dismay at the opiate epidemic ravaging the country – in particular, Boston and New England – and also their feeling of pride and optimism at the sight of those who have turned their lives around. Dropkick Murphys have become ambassadors for their city. In Boston, it seems like everybody knows someone connected to the band whether by blood, friendship, or the time they shared a brew at a Bruins game. They've built a legacy that does Beantown proud.

About Flogging Molly: Quintessential Irish-American folk punk band Flogging Molly Dave King (lead vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bodhran), Bridget Regan (violin, tin whistle), Dennis Casey (acoustic guitar, electric guitar), Bob Schmidt (banjo, mandolin), Matt Hensley (accordion, piano, concertina), Nathen Maxwell (bass guitar, vocals), Mike Alonso (drums, percussion) – are celebrating their 20th Anniversary as a staple in the punk scene and touring in support of Life Is Good, their first new album in over six years. It’s filled with rousing songs that are timeless in their sentiment, but directly related to today’s most pressing concerns: politics, the economy, unemployment, planned boomtowns gone bust, immigration policies gone awry, and much more. Life Is Good serves as a wake-up call to those who have simply stood by while far-reaching political decisions were made that had serious impact on them. The band started out as the house band at Molly Malone’s and built a loyal following. They’ve built a massive fan base through endless touring, and even have their very own boat cruise which has hosted everyone from Rancid to NOFX to The Offspring to Less Than Jake to The English Beat to The Bouncing Souls to Frank Turner to Gogol Bordello. This year marks the fourth year of their roaring Salty Dog Cruise.

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Dropkick Murphys
(photo by Gregory Nolan)

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Flogging Molly
(photo by Richie Smyth)

Cover Art Courtesy of Big Machine Records

NASHVILLE, TN (March 20, 2018) – There is no doubt Trent Harmon is a powerhouse vocalist; millions chose him as the reigning American Idol. Now he’s proving to also be a skillful songwriter and talented artist with “You Got ‘Em All” (Big Machine Records). His new single is the No. 1 most-added at Country radio this week.

Listen to “You’ve Got ‘Em All” here –

Co-written alongside Justin Ebach and Jordan Minton in less than one hour, “You Got ‘Em All” is a fresh introduction to audiences who have supported him over the last year as he’s taken the time away from the spotlight to expand on his craft. Inspired by the relationship with his longtime girlfriend, Trent wrote the song following her decision to move to Thailand with two days-notice to pursue her dream of teaching overseas. A mix of emotions – sadness, confusion and happiness for her – swirled around as lyrics poured out. The game-changing single is a preview of Trent’s heart and soul-filled new music that industry and critics agree is a hit.
“Live or on the radio, this is a rip-your-heart-out weeper and a legit Song of the Year candidate."
– All Access

"Trent pinned everyone’s ears back at CRS when he debuted this powerful, urgent, passionate and super melodic slab of sound.”
– Music Row

“...features the unique vocal stylings that made Harmon a standout on Idol."
- Variety

"Delicate piano and Harmon's crystalline vocals swell into a slick, bright production…"
 – Rolling Stone Country

" absolute show-stopper."
– Taste of Country

Trent is currently on the road visiting with Country radio and playing his own headline dates. For more information and to check out his exclusive video
5 Things You Don’t Know About Me,” visit
Come Runaway and join the Shrine Circus. This is your opportunity to experience all the sights and sounds that the circus has to offer. Be amazed at the gravity-defying trapeze artists as they fly through the air in their aerial ballet. Enjoy the crazy antics of the hilarious clowns as they jump and tumble under the "Big Top". 

Get a FREE reserved Lower Level ticket for opening night of the circus with the purchase of a Lower Level tickets for Happy Together featuring The Turtles, Chuck Negron, formerly of Three Dog Night, Gary Puckett & The Union Gap, The Association, Mark Lindsay, former Lead Singer of Paul Revere & The Raiders, and The Cowsills.

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105.7 The Point Big Summer Show
Rob Zombie & Marilyn Manson
Twins of Evil – The Second Coming Tour 2018

Saturday, July 14 
at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Tickets go on sale Saturday, March 24 at 10am
Lawn and Select Reserved Tickets Just $19 First Week of Sales!

Tickets On Sale To General Public Beginning Saturday, March 24

LOS ANGELES (March 19, 2018) – Today, Rob Zombie and Marylin Manson announced ticketing details for their co-headling ‘Twins of Evil’ tour. Artists fan clubs will be able to purchase tickets starting today, Monday, March 19th at 10am local time through Friday, March 23rd at 10pm local time. Tickets will go on sale to the general public beginning Saturday, March 24th at 10am local time at 

As previously announced, the 29-date co-headlining North American summer tour produced by Live Nation will kick off in Detroit on July 11. The pair of rock icons will perform in support of their recent albums, Zombie’s 2016 The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser and Manson’s 2017 Heaven Upside Down.

Rob Zombie continuously challenges audiences as he stretches the boundaries of music. He has sold more than fifteen million albums worldwide across six studio albums and two live releases. 

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Marilyn Manson's sensationalist music and art that rejects conservative values created an icon who has infiltrated fashion, television, film and music, and whose fingerprints coat modern culture. 

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Saturday, March 17, 2018

Luke Bryan What Makes You Country Tour Presented by Bass Pro Shops & Cabela's with Sam HuntJon Pardi and Morgan Wallen at Busch Stadium on August 25th.

Tickets on sale Friday, March 23 at 10am.

Rolling Stone Raves McCreery’s New Album “Proved Music Row Wrong”

Features in
Washington Post, AP, Rolling Stone and Women's Wear Daily;
Megyn Kelly TODAY 3/15
Seasons Change Album Art | Photo Credit: Jeff Ray for Triple Tigers Records / Sony Music Entertainment
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Marking his first album in five years, country crooner Scotty McCreery’s highly anticipated album Seasons Change is available everywhere NOW, and has received nothing but positive marks from some of the industry’s top influencers.

Rolling Stone declares that “Seasons Change is an album that melds McCreery's traditional influences with contemporary sounds,” while Washington Post states that the title track “perfectly captured his last few years of ups and downs.”

Seasons Change features McCreery’s smash hit single “Five More Minutes,” which he released independently prior to signing with Triple Tigers Records, and pays tribute to his late grandfather. The single became McCreery’s first No. 1 hit, reaching the top spot on both the Billboard and Mediabase/Country Aircheck Country Airplay charts. The song which People calls an “emotional walk down memory lane,” also cemented RIAA Gold certification for combined units of streams and sales in excess of 500,000.

McCreery’s recently released track, “This Is It,” details his proposal to his high school sweetheart, Gabi Dugal, in the North Carolina mountains. It has already seen digital success on iTunes, where it has consistently lived in the Top Ten Country Songs alongside “Five More Minutes” since it was released on March 9, peaking at No. 3.

Seasons Change is the first album on which McCreery has been a co-writer on all 11 tracks. Other co-writers on the album include: Jessi Alexander (Dierks Bentley, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton), Monty Criswell (Eric Church, Darius Rucker, George Strait), Jason Gantt (Brooks & Dunn, Faith Hill, Alison Krauss, Tim McGraw), David Lee Murphy (Gary Allan, Kenny Chesney, Blake Shelton) and more. The album was produced by Frank Rogers, Derek Wells and Aaron Eshuis.

Seasons Change Track Listing: 
1. “Seasons Change” (Scotty McCreery/James McNair/Tommy Cecil)
2. “Wherever You Are” (Scotty McCreery/Frank Rogers/Dan Isbell)
3. “Boys From Back Home” (Scotty McCreery/Dan Isbell/Jason Gantt)
4. “Five More Minutes” (Scotty McCreery/Frank Rogers/Monty Criswell)
5.  “In Between” (Scotty McCreery/Frank Rogers/Jessi Alexander/Jonathan Singleton)
6.  “This Is It” (Scotty McCreery/Frank Rogers/Aaron Eshuis)
7.  “Wrong Again” (Scotty McCreery/Frank Rogers/Phillip White)
8.  “Move It On Out” (Scotty McCreery/Dan Isbell/Aaron Eshuis)
9.  “Barefootin’” (Scotty McCreery/Frank Rogers/David Lee Murphy
10. “Still” (Scotty McCreery/Aaron Eshuis)
11. “Home In My Mind” (Scotty McCreery/James McNair/Tommy Cecil)

About Scotty McCreery
McCreery made history in 2011 as both the first country artist and the youngest male artist of any genre to debut his first studio album, the Platinum-certified Clear as Day, at No. 1 on the all-genre Billboard Top 200 Albums chart. All three of his albums have debuted at No. 1 on a Billboard Albums chart, with current combined sales nearing 3 million copies. He’s earned two Gold singles and three Platinum singles. He won the 10th season of “American Idol” in 2011; was named the ACM New Artist of the Year in 2011; won the CMT Music Award for Breakthrough Video of the Year (“The Trouble with Girls”) in 2012; and American Country Awards for new Artist of the Year in 2011 and Breakthrough Artist of the Year in 2013. He received his first BMI Award for writing one of the Top 50 Country Songs of 2015 for “See You Tonight,” which also earned him his first Music Row No. 1 Challenge Coin.  In 2016, McCreery released his first book, Go Big or Go Home: The Journey Toward the Dream, and won the Rare Country Grand Ole Opry Moment of the Year Award for his live performance of “Five More Minutes” which became his first No. 1 single and an internet favorite viewed by millions on YouTube. His new album, Seasons Change, will be released on March 16, 2018. For more information and his current tour schedule, visit



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Superstars from classic rock's glory days will come together for one night only at the 2018 Missouri River Music Fest at The Family Arena. The Guess WhoAmbrosiaBill ChamplinStephen Bishop, and John Ford Coley headline the event scheduled for Saturday, April 14, 2018.

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Friday, August 24

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Paul Simon Announces Homeward Bound – The Farewell Tour


Artist to stage ultimate concert performances in North America, UK and Europe, promising audiences an historic evening of career-spanning hits and timeless classics
Legendary songwriter, recording artist and performer Paul Simon, will embark on his farewell concert tour on May 16 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada at Rogers Arena. Homeward Bound – The Farewell Tour will encompass shows across North America, the United Kingdom and Europe, with Simon and his band bringing to the stage a stunning, career-spanning repertoire of timeless hits and classic songs which have permeated and influenced popular culture for generations.
Tickets for Paul Simon’s Homeward Bound – The Farewell Tour will go on sale beginning February 8 at 9 a.m. in Europe and February 9 at 10 a.m. in North America and the UK. The complete tour itinerary is listed below. Go to for ticketing information as it becomes available.
According to Simon, the Homeward Bound tour is a fitting culmination of a performing career that began in the early 1960s and has coincided with his artistic journey as a songwriter and recording artist until the present day.
He said of this farewell tour, “I’ve often wondered what it would feel like to reach the point where I’d consider bringing my performing career to a natural end. Now I know: it feels a little unsettling, a touch exhilarating and something of a relief. I love making music, my voice is still strong, and my band is a tight, extraordinary group of gifted musicians. I think about music constantly. I am very grateful for a fulfilling career and, of course, most of all to the audiences who heard something in my music that touched their hearts.”
Having created a distinctive and beloved body of work that includes 13 studio albums, plus five studio albums as half of Simon & Garfunkel, Paul Simon is the recipient of 16 Grammy Awards, three of which—Bridge over Troubled Water, Still Crazy after All These Years, and Graceland—were Album of the Year honorees. In 2003, he received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in Simon & Garfunkel, and has sold more than 100 million records worldwide.
During his unparalleled career, Simon has achieved 29 Top 40 singles in the U.S. alone, with 14 of those reaching the Top 10 or higher, including “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover” (which reached #1), “Kodachrome,” “Loves Me Like A Rock,” “Mother and Child Reunion,” “Late In The Evening,” “You Can Call Me Al” and many others. With Simon & Garfunkel, he wrote and performed the #1 singles, “The Sound of Silence,” “Mrs. Robinson,” “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” and numerous other timeless hits.
Paul Simon is a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame and has been inducted into the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame, both as a member of Simon & Garfunkel and as a solo artist. Simon was a recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors in 2002 and was named one of Time magazine’s “100 People Who Shape Our World” in 2006. In 2007, Simon was awarded the inaugural Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, which recognizes the profound and positive effect of popular music on the world’s culture. He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2011. And in 2012, he was named the recipient of the prestigious Polar Music Prize along with classical cellist Yo-Yo Ma.
Simon’s philanthropic work includes the co-founding of the Children’s Health Fund (CHF), which donates and staffs 53 mobile medical units that bring health care to low-income children and their families in urban and rural locations around the United States. Since its inception in 1987, CHF has provided more than 3 million doctor/patient visits.
Throughout his career, Simon has also raised millions of dollars for worthy causes as varied as Autism Speaks, The Nature Conservancy, CURE, Tibet House and the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation’s Half-Earth Project, which is committed to stopping the species extinction crisis by conserving half the planet’s lands and oceans.
The Itinerary for Paul Simon’s Homeward Bound – The Farewell Tour is as follows:
VIP ticket packages are also available:

North America

May 16 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena On Sale Now
May 18 Seattle, WA Key Arena On Sale Now
May 19 Portland,  OR MODA Center On Sale Now
May 22 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl SOLD OUT
May 23 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl SOLD OUT
May 25 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena On Sale Now
May 27 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena On Sale Now
May 28 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl Fri, Feb 23 @ 10am
May 30 Denver, CO Fiddler’s Green On Sale Now
June 1 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center On Sale Now
June 2 Houston, TX Toyota Center On Sale Now
June 4 Austin, TX Frank Erwin Center On Sale Now
June 6 Chicago, IL United Center On Sale Now
June 8 St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center On Sale Now
June 10 Detroit, MI DTE Energy Center On Sale Now
June 12 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre On Sale Now
June 13 Montreal, QC Bell Centre On Sale Now
June 15 Boston, MA TD Garden On Sale Now
June 16 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center On Sale Now
June 19 Greensboro, NC Greensboro Coliseum On Sale Now
June 20 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena On Sale Now

UK & Europe

June 30 Stockholm, SWEDEN Ericsson Globe On Sale Now
July 1 Oslo, NORWAY Spektrum On Sale Now
July 3 Copenhagen, DENMARK Royal Arena On Sale Now
July 5 Antwerp, BELGIUM Sportpaleis On Sale Now
July 7 Amsterdam, HOLLAND Ziggo Dome SOLD OUT
July 8 Amsterdam, HOLLAND Ziggo Dome On Sale Now
July 10 Manchester, UK Manchester Arena On Sale Now
July 11 Glasgow, UK SSE Hydro On Sale Now
July 13 Dublin, IRELAND* RDS Arena On Sale Now
July 15 London, UK* Hyde Park, BST Festival On Sale Now
* With Very Special Guests James Taylor and Bonnie Raitt

JAY-Z And Beyoncé Join Forces For OTR II


  - Stadium Tour Kicks Off in UK & Europe on June 6; North American Leg Starts July 25th -

- Citi, TIDAL, and Beyhive Pre-sales Begin March 14th -

- Tickets On Sale to General Public Starting March 19th at 

 JAY-Z AND BEYONCÉ are joining forces for the newly announced OTR II stadium tour. Kicking off Wednesday, June 6th in Cardiff, UK, the international outing will stop in 15 cities across the UK and Europe and 21 cities in North America. The full itinerary can be found below.

The tour is presented by Live Nation Global Touring in association with Parkwood Entertainment and Roc Nation.
Tickets will go on sale to the general public starting Monday, March 19th at and all usual outlets.  On-sale dates and times vary (full on-sale schedule provided below).
Citi is the official credit card for the OTR II stadium tour and as such, Citi cardmembers can take advantage of a special pre-sale opportunity for show dates in the United States, Europe and the UK. For performances going on sale on Monday, March 19th in the US and Europe, Citi cardmembers may purchase tickets beginning Wednesday March 14th at noon through Saturday, March 17th at 5pm (Citi pre-sale in Paris ends Friday, March 16th at 6pm). For concerts in the United Kingdom, Sweden and Poland, Citi cardmembers may access tickets starting Monday, March 19th at noon through Thursday, March 22nd at 5pm prior to the general on-sale on Friday, March 23rd.  For complete pre-sale details visit:
Beginning Wednesday, March 14th at 9am in North America and 10am in the UK and Europe (all times local), members of the Beyhive and TIDAL subscribers will have a pre-sale opportunity for all dates. To join the Beyhive and get access to tour pre-sales, go to TIDAL members can find details for purchasing  tickets on or via the TIDAL mobile, web and desktop apps.
Watch the tour trailer now on TIDAL. Embed code available here:
In the summer of 2014, Beyoncé and JAY-Z performed six weeks of sold out stadium dates across North America with their highly anticipated ON THE RUN tour. The tour closed with two international dates in Paris, France that were filmed for an HBO special that received an Emmy nomination.  

June 06
Cardiff, UK 
Principality Stadium 
On sale March 23
June 09 
Glasgow, UK 
Hampden Park 
On sale March 23
June 13 
Manchester, UK 
Etihad Stadium 
On sale March 23
June 15 
London, UK 
London Stadium 
On sale March 23
June 19 
Amsterdam, NL 
Amsterdam Arena 
On sale March 19
June 23 
Copenhagen, DK 
Parken Stadium 
On sale March 19
June 25 
Stockholm, SW 
Friends Arena 
On sale March 23
June 28 
Berlin, DE 
On sale March 19
June 30 
Warsaw, PL 
Stadion Narodowy 
On sale March 23
July 03 
Cologne, DE 
On sale March 19
July 06 
Milan, IT 
San Siro 
On sale March 19
July 08 
Rome, IT 
Stadio Olimpico 
On sale March 19
July 11 
Barcelona, ES 
Olympic Stadium 
On sale March 19
July 14 
Paris, FR 
Stade de France 
On sale March 19
July 17 
Nice, FR 
Allianz Riviera 
On sale March 19


July 25 
Cleveland, OH 
FirstEnergy Stadium 
On sale March 19
July 28 
Washington, DC 
FedEx Field 
On sale March 19
July 30 
Philadelphia, PA 
Lincoln Financial Field 
On sale March 19
Aug. 02 
E. Rutherford, NJ 
MetLife Stadium 
On sale March 19
Aug. 05 
Boston, MA 
Gillette Stadium 
On sale March 19
Aug. 08 
Minneapolis, MN 
US Bank Stadium 
On sale March 19
Aug. 10 
Chicago, IL 
Soldier Field 
On sale March 19
Aug. 13 
Detroit, MI 
Ford Field 
On sale March 19
Aug. 18 
Buffalo, NY 
New Era Field 
On sale March 19
Aug. 23 
Nashville, TN 
Vanderbilt Stadium 
On sale March 19
Aug. 25 
Atlanta, GA 
Mercedes Benz Stadium 
On sale March 19
Aug. 29 
Orlando, FL 
Camping World Stadium 
On sale March 19
Aug. 31 
Miami, FL 
Hard Rock Stadium 
On sale March 19
Sept. 11 
Arlington, TX 
AT&T Stadium 
On sale March 19
Sept. 13 
New Orleans, LA 
Mercedes-Benz Superdome 
On sale March 19
Sept. 15 
Houston, TX 
NRG Stadium 
On sale March 19
Sept. 19 
Phoenix, AZ 
University of Phoenix Stadium 
On sale March 19
Sept. 22 
Los Angeles, CA 
Rose Bowl 
On sale March 19
Sept. 27 
San Diego, CA 
SDCCU Stadium 
On sale March 19
Sept. 29 
Santa Clara, CA 
Levi's Stadium 
On sale March 19
Oct. 02 
Vancouver, BC 
BC Place 
On sale March 19
For complete tour and ticket information visit:, &

SOURCE Live Nation Entertainment