Monday, February 08, 2016

Beyoncé announces stadium tour, coming to Raleigh

Following her big Super Bowl halftime performance with Coldplay last night, R&B superstar Beyoncé has announced a big stadium tour this spring that will bring her to the Triangle.

Beyoncé's Formation Tour will come to Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh on Tuesday, May 3. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, February 22, via Ticketmaster for $40 to $275. Beyoncé's BeHive pre-sale starts at 10 a.m. on Monday, February 15.

Check out Beyoncé's new video for her surprise single "Formation" below.

Thursday, February 04, 2016

New show announcements: Bloc Party & The Vaccines, Walk the Moon & Misterwives, Old 97's & Heartless Bastards

Bloc Party
A bunch of new Triangle shows have been announced since our last post, so let's tackle a trio of them today.

First up, British indie rockers Bloc Party just released their first new album in four years, Hymns, and will come to North America this spring. The band will play the Cat's Cradle in Carrboro on Sunday, May 15. The Vaccines will open. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, February 5, via Ticketfly for $29.50.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

New show announcements: Modest Mouse & Brand New, Ringo Starr, Phil Cook

The spring and summer show announcements just keep coming and there are a few big ones to let you know about, so let's get started.

First up, rockers Brand New and Modest Mouse are teaming up for a co-headlining tour this summer that will bring them to Koka Booth Amphitheater in Cary on Wednesday, July 6. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, January 29, via the venue box office and Etix for $39.99 to $49.99.

Next up, Ringo Starr will bring His All Star Band back to the Triangle this year, this time to play Koka Booth Amphitheater on Saturday, June 18. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, February 5, via Etix for $50 to $129.50.

Friday, January 22, 2016

New show announcements: Peter Hook, Sean Watkins, Eric Bachmann

Peter Hook
Tis the season for tons of new show announcements, and we've got another batch to let you know about this week.

First up, former Joy Division and New Order bassist Peter Hook and his band The Light will return to the Cat's Cradle in Carrboro on Tuesday, November 22, to perform the Joy Division and New Order compilation album Substance in its entirety and sequentially. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. today, January 22, via Ticketfly for $25.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Pearl Jam announces 2016 spring/summer tour, coming to Raleigh

Long-standing rockers Pearl Jam have just announced their 2016 tour plans that will take them to big venues across North America this spring and summer.

The tour will bring the band to PNC Arena in Raleigh on Wednesday, April 20. Tickets will go on sale at noon on Friday, January 29, via the venue box office and Ticketmaster for $68.

Pearl Jam's latest album is 2013's Lightning Bolt, but check out an official audio bootleg of the band performing the No Code track "Smile" at a show in Massachusetts in 2013 below.