Rod Stewart and Santana bring classics on co-headline tour

Rod Stewart and Carlos Santana – 2014 Tour
Verizon Center – Washington, D.C.
8/19/2014

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Rod Stewart and Carlos Santana - 2014 Tour

Rod Stewart and Carlos Santana combined for more than three hours of music when they performed together at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., on August 19. The night featured an opening performance by Santana followed by a show from Stewart, each performing for close to 90 minutes apiece. The festivities began at 7:30 p.m. with no additional act.

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Holmdel devours The Carnivores Tour

Linkin Park – 2014 The Carnivores Tour
PNC Bank Arts Center – Holmdel, N.J.
8/18/2014

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Linkin Park - 2014 Carnivores Tour

Linkin Park, currently headlining on The Carnivores Tour, pulled into the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, N.J., on Monday, Aug. 18. The tour has been working its way through North America and also features 30 Seconds to Mars, while AFI has been opening most dates.

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KISS celebrate 40th anniversary with Def Leppard in Chicago

KISS – 2014 Tour
First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre – Tinley Park, IL
8/16/2014

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KISS - 2014 Tour @ Tinley Park

Rock legends KISS brought their 2014 tour to First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park, Ill., August 16. Fans piled into the venue, many dressed as their favorite KISS character, early on Saturday for a bill that also featured Def Leppard. The Dead Daisies opened the show beginning at 7 p.m.

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Goo Goo Dolls and Daughtry tag team Chicago

Goo Goo Dolls and Daughtry – 2014 Tour
FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island – Chicago, IL
8/10/2014

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Chris Daughtry - 2014 Tour - Chicago

Daughtry and the Goo Goo Dolls brought their co-headline tour into the First Merit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island in Chicago on Sunday, August 10. The pairing drew a crowd that approached capacity at the lakeside venue with hometown artist Plain White T’s opening the show.

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Jack Johnson brings mellow vibe to Chicago’s Northerly Island

Jack Johnson – 2014 Tour
FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island – Chicago, IL
5/31/2014

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Jack Johnson - 2014 Tour

Supporting his sixth studio album, “From Here To Now To You,” Jack Johnson performed in concert at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion in Chicago on May 31. Fans poured into the outdoor venue on Northerly Island near Soldier Field, with attendance that was near capacity. Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros opened the show, which began at 7:30 p.m.

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Staind blow out The Venue at Horseshoe Casino

Staind – 2014 Tour
The Venue at Horseshoe Casino – Hammond, IN
5/30/2014

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Staind - 2014 Tour

Staind are in the midst of a mini tour, hitting up smaller venues while also performing at a few key summer music festivals. They rolled into The Venue at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Ind., on May 30. Theory of a Deadman opened the show.

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Scott Weiland rides Wildabouts into Madison’s Majestic Theater

Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts – 2014 Tour
Majestic Theater – Madison, WI
5/5/2014

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Scott Weiland - 2014 Tour - Majestic Theater

Stone Temple Pilots’ original frontman, Scott Weiland, performed at the Majestic Theater in Madison, Wis., on May 5. Now touring as Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts, the vocalist presented classic STP, Velvet Revolver and solo material in addition to a smoking cover of Bowie’s “The Jean Genie.”

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Goo Goo Dolls perform acoustic ‘Story Tellers’ show at Meyer Theatre

Goo Goo Dolls – 2014 Otis Midnight Tour
Meyer Theatre – Green Bay, WI
4/27/2014

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Goo Goo Dolls - 2014 Acoustic Tour

The Goo Goo Dolls packed the Meyer Theatre in Green Bay, Wis., for an evening of acoustic music on April 27. This tour is a drastic departure from their status quo as it’s being staged in intimate venues, stripped of their electric guitars and performed in a “VH1 Story Tellers” setting. The concept follows on the heels of their most recent tour in support of “Magnetic.”

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Boy George returns to Chicago on ‘This Is What I Do’ Tour

Boy George – 2014 “This Is What I Do” Tour
House of Blues – Chicago, IL
4/26/2014

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Boy George - 2014 This Is What I Do Tour

Boy George recently dropped his first album in 18 years, “This Is What I Do.” Though he’s been active as a DJ, 2014 marked his first U.S. tour in support of his own music in well over a decade. He played the Chicago House of Blues on April 26, one of only a handful U.S. cities during a brief nine-date tour.

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Twenty One Pilots turn Majestic Madison into ‘House of Gold’

Twenty One Pilots – 2014 Tour
Majestic Theater – Madison, WI
4/16/2014

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Twenty One Pilots - 2014 Tour

Relentless touring and electric performances have developed a strong following for alt-rock duo Twenty One Pilots. They pulled into the Majestic Theater in Madison, Wis., on April 16 for a midweek love-fest with 600 of their biggest fans.

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Twiztid roll out Bootleg Banner tour in Milwaukee

Twiztid – 2014 Bootleg Banner Tour
The Rave – Milwaukee, WI
4/15/2014

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Twiztid - 2014 Bootleg Banner Tour

Horrorcore rap duo, Twiztid, kicked off a Midwestern tour at The Rave in Milwaukee, Wis., on April 15. Blaze Ya Dead Homie and Smokehouse Junkiez provided support while a handful of other acts provided entertainment as a crowd began to gather at 5:30 p.m.

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Gary Numan ‘Splinters’ Turner Hall

Gary Numan – 2014 Tour
Turner Hall Ballroom – Milwaukee, WI
4/1/2014

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Gary Numan - 2014 Tour

Gary Numan gave a blistering performance at Milwaukee’s Turner Hall on Tuesday, April 1. The industrial- and electro-rock pioneer reinforced why the modern-rock icon has influenced many of today’s top musicians.

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Juicy J fills Eagles Ballrom to capacity

Juicy J – 2014 Never Sober Tour
The Rave – Milwaukee, WI
3/29/2014

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Juicy J - 2014 Never Sober Tour

Juicy J brought his 2014 “Never Sober” tour into Eagles Ballroom at The Rave in Milwaukee, Wis., on March 29. The show featured rapper Travi$ Scott and a DJ set from Project Pat.

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Boyz II Men and Bobby Brown bring hits to The Venue

Boyz II Men – 2014 Tour
The Venue @ Horseshoe Casino – Hammond, IN
3/28/2014

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Boyz II Men - 2014 Tour

Boyz II Men and Bobby Brown brought an evening of classic R&B to The Venue at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Ind., on March 28. The multi-platinum artists had no problem pushing out the hits to the appreciative crowd.

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Scott Stapp rocks intimate set at Chicago House of Blues

Scott Stapp – 2014 Proof of Life Tour
House of Blues – Chicago, IL
3/26/2014

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Scott Stapp - 2014 Proof of Life Tour

Scott Stapp, frontman for Creed, is currently touring on his recent solo album, “Proof of Life.” The tour is currently trekking toward the Northeast and stopped at Chicago’s House of Blues on March 26 for an intimate set that nearly clocked in at two hours.

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Childish Gambino draws sell-out crowd at Eagles Ballroom

Childish Gambino – 2014 The Deep Web Tour
Eagles Ballroom – Milwaukee, WI
3/21/2014

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Childish Gambino - 2014 The Deep Web Tour

Donald Glover, better known as Childish Gambino in the rap community, brought The Deep Web tour to The Rave in Milwaukee on March 21. The experimental artist’s complex opus, “Because the Internet,” has drawn critical praise and easily sold out the Eagles Ballroom.

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Fans worship ‘Electric Church’ in Milwaukee on Experience Hendrix tour

Experience Hendrix – 2014 Tour
NRiverside Theater – Milwaukee, WI
3/16/2014

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Experience Hendrix - 2014 Tour

The Experience Hendrix tour sauntered into the historic Riverside Theater in Milwaukee on March 16 for a mind-melting evening of live music. Performing without an opening act, the show featured guitarists from multiple genres that included Zakk Wylde, Eric Johnson, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Buddy Guy, Brad Whitford and Jonny Lang to name a few.

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Demi Lovato fills Allstate Arena to the rafters

Demi Lovato – 2014 Neon Lights Tour
United Center – Chicago, IL
3/14/2014

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Demi Lovato - 2014 Neon Lights Tour

Disney icon Demi Lovato brought her 2014 Neon Lights tour to Allstate Arena near Chicago on March 14. The tour included X Factor contestants Fifth Harmony and the 2011 winners of the U.K. version, Little Mix.

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Another capacity crowd for Imagine Dragons at Allstate Arena

Imagine Dragons – 2014 “Into the Night” Tour
Allstate Arena – Chicago, IL
3/13/2014

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Imagine Dragons - 2014 Into the Night Tour

Imagine Dragons have quickly transformed from club artist to major arena headline act, while the vast majority of those shows sold-out during their rapid ascent. They performed one of the last shows on their 2014 “Into the Night Tour” at the Allstate Arena near Chicago on March 13. The tour concludes in Denver tonight. The Naked and Famous provided support with Nico Vega opening the show.

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Gary Clark, Jr. transcends generations with stellar show at United Center

Gary Clark, Jr. – 2014 Tour
United Center – Chicago, IL
3/8/2014

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Gary Clark, Jr. - 2014 Tour

Gary Clark, Jr. drew fans into the United Center early on March 8, opening for Kings of Leon on their current North American tour. His participation on this arena tour, which approached a sell-out for last night’s show in Chicago, offers an ideal setting for Clark. Particularly in a a city that’s indigenous to a subculture of blues music.

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Joe Nichols performs free show in Madison

Joe Nichols – 2014 Tour
Red Rock Saloon – Madison, WI
3/6/2014

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Joe Nichols - 2014 Tour Red Rock Saloon

Joe Nichols is currently touring in support of his latest album, “Crickets,” having already spawned a pair of hit singles including the #1 hit, “Sunny and 75.” Madison’s Star Country 96.3 promoted a free show that featured Nichols at Red Rock Saloon in downtown Madison, Wis., on March 6.

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Styx perform three-night run in Milwaukee

Styx – 2014 Tour
Northern Lights Theater – Milwaukee, WI
2/22/2014

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Styx - 2014 Tour

Rock legends Styx packed the Northern Lights Theater at Potwatomi Casino in Milwaukee, Wis., on Feb. 22. It was the second of three sold-out nights and featured an intimate two-hour set sans opener. The show offered an up-close experience before they embark on a national co-headline stint with Foreigner this spring dubbed “The Soundtrack of Summer” Tour.

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Dropkick Murphys rock Madison’s Orpheum

Dropkick Murphys – 2014 Tour
Orpheum Theater – Madison, WI
2/21/2014

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Dropkick Murphys - 2014 Tour

The Orpheum Theater in Madison, Wis., welcomed the Dropkick Murphys for a sold-out performance at the historic venue on Feb. 21. Joining the Celtic punk rockers were Lucero and the charming Skinny Lister.

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Rockford welcomes The Band Perry

The Band Perry – 2014 We Are Pioneers Tour
BMO Harris Bank Center – Rockford, IL
2/20/2014

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The Band Perry - 2014 We Are Pioneers Tour

Life is good for the Perry siblings–Kimberly, Reid and Neil. The Band Perry brought their 2014 “We Are Pioneers” headline tour to the BMO Harris Bank Center in Rockford, Ill., on Feb. 20. Their youthful exuberance and positive vibe during their crossover country-rock show was the perfect tonic for a blustery winter evening. Old-school country artist Easton Corbin and Lindsay Ell provided support.

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The Rave brings an evening of pop to Milwaukee with Emblem3

Emblem3 – 2014 #BandLife Tour
The Rave – Milwaukee, WI
2/14/2014

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Emblem3 - 2014 #BandLife Tour

Emblem3 brought their 2014 #BandLife tour to The Rave in Milwaukee, Wis., on Feb. 14. The Valentine’s Day crowd consisted of a mostly female crowd that were psyched to see the former X-Factor contestants perform in support of their debut album, “Nothing to Lose.” Pop duo MKTO provided direct support while Jackson Guthy opened the show.

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Robert Cray Band and Mavis Staples warm Milwaukee

Robert Cray Band w/ Mavis Staples – 2014 Tour
Northern Lights Theater – Milwaukee, WI
2/9/2014

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Robert Cray Band - Northern Lights Theater 2014

Blues guitarist Robert Cray brought his band and special guest, Mavis Staples, to the Northern Lights Theater at Potawatomi Casino in Milwaukee for a pair of shows on Feb. 9 and 10. Given the six Grammy awards between the two artists, both shows were packed at the intimate theater.

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Kip Moore keeps Milwaukee ‘Up All Night’

Kip Moore – 2014 Tour
The Rave – Milwaukee, WI
2/8/2014

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Kip Moore - 2014 Tour The Rave

Currently providing direct support for Lady Antebellum on the 2014 “Take Me Downtown” tour, Kip Moore performed a headline show in Milwaukee during a break between tour dates on Feb. 8. Fans packed into The Rave to catch the rising country star. John Hyde and Chris Cavanaugh rounded out the lineup on Saturday night.

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Montgomery Gentry fill Ho Chunk Casino

Montgomery Gentry – 2014 Tour
Ho Chunk Casino – Baraboo, WI
2/1/2014

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Montgomery Gentry - 2014 Tour

Country artists Montgomery Gentry performed in front of a sold out crowd at Ho Chunk Casino in Baraboo, Wis., on Feb. 1, 2014. The duo took the stage at 7 p.m. backed by their six-piece support band, The Wild Bunch. There was no supporting act, simply Montgomery Gentry in all their glory.

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Keith Urban rolls ‘Light The Fuse’ tour through Chicago

Keith Urban – 2014 Light the Fuse Tour
United Center – Chicago, IL
1/10/2014

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Keith Urban - 2014 Light the Fuse tour

Following a brief holiday break, Keith Urban has resumed his “Light The Fuse” tour. The second night of the 2014 leg pulled into Chicago’s United Center on January 10 for an extensive evening of country music. Little Big Town and Dustin Lynch provided support for the show, which began at 7 p.m.

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Pink brings ‘Love’ to Milwaukee, gets same in return

P!nk – 2014 Truth About Love Tour
Bradley Center – Milwaukee, WI
1/9/2014

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Pink - 2014 Truth About Love Tour

Pop sensation Pink pulled into the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wis., on January 9 during her worldwide ‘Truth About Love’ tour. The show was a Broadway caliber performance teeming with erotic overtones that told a story with narration by the show’s emcee, Rubix. An abundance of Cirque du Soleil inspired maneuvers interspersed into the set kept fans on their toes. New Politics opened the show.

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Daughtry perform acoustic set following Milwaukee Wave opening night victory

Daughtry – Acoustic Set
U.S. Cellular Arena – Milwaukee, WI
12/7/2013

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Chris Daughtry - 2013 Acoustic Show - Milwaukee

Riding high on their fourth studio release, “Baptized,” half of Daughtry flew into Milwaukee to perform an acoustic show on December 7 at U.S. Cellular Arena following the Milwaukee Wave’s season opener. The show was promoted by FM 99.1 and presented as a Tribute to the Armed Forces on Pearl Harbor Day.

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Phil Vassar brings party atmosphere to Northern Lights Theater

Phil Vassar – 2013 Tour
Northern Lights Theater – Milwaukee, WI
12/5/2013

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Phil Vassar - 2013 Tour

Phil Vassar performed the second of two consecutive sold-out shows at Northern Lights Theater in Milwaukee, Wis., on December 5. The intimate venue located at Potawatomi Casino offered a great setting for the country music artist who could easily call Wisconsin his second home. He performs again tonight in Madison at the Barrymore Theater.

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Megadeth hit Madison’s Orpheum with ‘Super Collider’

Megadeth – 2013 Super Collider Tour
Orpheum Theatre – Madison, WI
11/24/2013

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Megadeth - 2013 Super Collider Tour

Metal juggernauts Megadeth rumbled into the Orpheum Theatre in Madison, Wis., for the second night of their 2013 tour in support of their 14th studio release, “Super Collider.” Fear Factory provided direct support while fans turned out early to catch Nonpoint open the show.

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Brad Paisley ‘Summer’ tour still going strong

Brad Paisley – 2013 Beat This Summer Winter Tour
BMO Harris Bank Center – Rockford, IL
11/15/2013

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Brad Paisley - BMO Harris Bank Center 2013

Brad Paisley’s “Beat This Summer” tour has transcended into spring and is alive and well as the nation settles in for winter. A number of semis pulled into the BMO Harris Bank Center in Rockford, Ill., on Nov. 15 for arguably the best country show on the road. Chris Young remains on the bill providing direct support while recent winner of The Voice, Danielle Bradbery, is opening the show on this recent leg of the tour.

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