The Cure tour
For the first time in almost 10 years, The Cure will be back on the road with a full-fledged tour in 2016. The British post-punk icons have gone on sporadic festival tours over the last few years, including the three-city Riot Fest last summer, but the band has done nothing this structured and intimate since the 4 Play Tour in 2007-08.
British rock powerhouse Mumford and Sons announced on Nov. 9 plans for a spring North American tour. In support of the band’s 2015 album, the outfit will embark on a combination arena, stadium, and amphitheater concert tour beginning in early April. The venture, titled An Arrow Through the Heartland, will feature support from California-based singer-songwriter Blake Mills.
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Hot on the heels of the Grateful Dead’s “final” Fare Thee Well concerts in Chicago, three of the band’s surviving members announced plans to continue performing together under a new name. The project, dubbed Dead and Company, will star Grateful Dead staples Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, and Bill Kreutzmann and kick off with a bang the week of Halloween 2015.
For the second time in two years, Trans-Siberian Orchestra will be bringing fans a brand-new live show during its 2015 tour. The TSO recording of “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve” has long been among the band’s most popular studio releases, but the show was never performed in person--until now.
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Drones World Tour
Matt Bellamy and Muse will finally make their way to North America beginning in November for the sixth leg of the band’s ongoing Drones World Tour. Through the early months of 2016, the Muse tour will visit arenas in more than 15 cities across the U.S. and Canada. Two New York-based rock outfits, Phantogram and X Ambassadors, will share supporting act duties on the road.
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