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Thursday, February 28, 2008

Rod Stewart announces tour

Rod Stewart has unveiled dates for an 18-city trek across the U.S. and Canada with a special guest, rocker Bryan Adams, along for the first seven shows. Stewart's U.S. and Canadian Dates kick off July 30 at the Mid California State Fair in Paso Robles, Calif., and wraps August 28 at Ford Amphitheatre in Tampa, Fla. For Rod Stewart tickets, Bryan Adams tickets, or any Concert tickets, visit www.TicketRequest.com/concerts.html

Ray Davies announces tour

Kinks' frontman Ray Davies has announced a quick spring trek through U.S. and Canadian theatres in support of his second solo effort, "Working Man's Café". The run kicks off March 28 at The Warfield in San Francisco and includes stops at The Wiltern in Los Angeles 3/29, the Chicago Theatre in Chicago 4/1, Music Hall Theatre in Toronto 4/3, Twoer Theatre in Upper Darby, Pa. 4/5, Boston's Orpheum Theatre 4/6, and the Beacon Theatre in New York City. For Ray Davies tickets or any Concert tickets, visit www.TicketRequest.com/concerts.html

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

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Yao Ming to miss rest of season

Houston Rockets All-Star center Yao Ming is out for the season with a stress fracture in his left foot, a stunning blow to the surging Rockets. Yao was having a terrific season, averaging 22 points and 10.8 rebounds per game. If Yao chooses surgery, it would involve placing screws across the bone to hold it together. The second option would be to treat it with a cast and crutches. Both options involve a healing time of about four months. It is unclear when Yao could play again, but he is not expected to miss the Beijing Olympics in August. For Houston Rockets tickets , NBA Basketball tickets, visit www.TicketRequest.com/nba-tickets.html, for all other Sports tickets, visit www.TicketRequest.com/sports.html

Friday, February 22, 2008

Eddie Vedder posts quick sellouts adds more shows

Iconic Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder saw all of his inital solo tour dates sell out within seconds and quickly added additional dates in several markets. To view his current tour itinerary please click HERE. To purchase Eddie Vedder tickets or any Concert tickets, please visit www.TicketRequest.com/concerts.html

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

NBA news & notes

The arms race in the NBA's Western Conference just got more interesting as the long rumored trade sending Jason Kidd from the New Jersey Nets to the Dallas Mavericks is finally done. The primary player in the deal heading to the Nets is Devin Harris...... In other NBA news, Shaquille O'Neal is expected to be in the starting lineup when he makes his Phoenix Suns debut against the Los Angeles Lakers on 2/20 in Phoenix in what has turned into one of the most anticipated matchups of the regular season...... Speaking of the Lakers, fresh off their NBA record 7-2 road trip, they returned to Staples Center Tuesday night and proceeded to run the Atlanta Hawks off the court. Pau Gasol scored 23 points in his home debut and Kobe Bryant (injured pinky and all) also scored 23. Looking for Lakers tickets or NBA tickets? Be sure to check www.TicketRequest.com/nba-tickets.html, for all other Sports tickets, visit www.TicketRequest.com/sports.html

Friday, February 15, 2008

Eddie Vedder announces upcoming solo shows

Iconic Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder will embark on his first solo tour this spring, on the heels of his soundtrack to the acclaimed film "Into the Wild." Dates begin April 2 in Vancouver; Liam Finn will open. Vedder's "Into the Wild" soundtrack has sold 243,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The track "Guaranteed" won the Golden Globe for best original song, while "Hard Sun" enjoyed success at radio, peaking at No. 13 on Billboard's Modern Rock chart. Before Vedder hits the road, Pearl Jam is expected to regroup and start sketching out material for its next studio album. As previously reported, the band will also assemble to co-headline the Bonnaroo Festival in mid-June in Manchester, Tenn. Below are Eddie Vedder's tour dates. Eddie Vedder tickets and all Concert tickets can be found at www.TicketRequest.com/concerts.html as they become available.
April 2: Vancouver (the Centre)
April 5: Santa Cruz, Calif. (Civic Auditorium)
April 7: Berkeley, Calif. (Zellerbach Auditorium)
April 10: Santa Barbara, Calif. (Arlington Theatre)
April 12-13: Los Angeles (Wiltern Theatre)
April 15: San Diego (Spreckels Theatre)

Alicia Keys teams up with Jordin Sparks for tour

Alicia Keys will embark on a two-month North American tour starting April 19, with support from 2007 "American Idol" winner Jordin Sparks. The run comes in support of Keys' latest album, "As I Am," which has spawned two big hits. First single "No One" logged time at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, while "Like You'll Never See Me Again" was a long-running chart-topper on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. As for Sparks, debut single "Tattoo" peaked at No. 8 on the Hot 100 and is No. 16 there this week. Second single "No Air" featuring Chris Brown jumps 25-19 this week on the Pop 100. Complete tour dates and Alicia Keys tickets and all Concert tickets can be found at www.TicketRequest.com/concerts.html

Thursday, February 14, 2008

The Police return with more U.S. dates

Rock icons, The Police, who last year reunited for what turned out to be 2007's top-grossing tour, have rolled out the itinerary for what they're saying will be their last-ever round of shows together, and have tapped Elvis Costello & The Imposters to occupy the opening slot. The trio plans to launch its final tour May 1, and will spend the remainder of that month hitting about a dozen US cities. A European tour follows in June, and a second batch of US shows is set for July and August, with the group eyeing an Aug. 4 finale at Jones Beach in New York. Keep an eye on www.TicketRequest.com/concerts.html for Police tickets and all Concert tickets to the show of your choice!

Lakers return home from successful road trip

The Los Angeles Lakers just capped off a very successful 9 game road trip (longest in team history) with an impressive 7-2 record that puts them at 35-17 overall. They make their Los Angeles return and Pau Gasol makes his Staples Center debut on Feb. 19th. However, there is some slightly worrisome news, as Kobe Bryant has re-injured the already bothersome pinky on his shooting hand. Kobe has opted to put off surgery, which could sideline him up to six weeks, until after the season and the Olympics this summer. On the positive side, he and the rest of his teammates have the NBA All Star Game break to rest up, recover from injuries and prepare for the 2nd half of the season. In addition, the presence of the newly acquired Gasol continues to offset the loss of injured Andrew Bynum and could also help pickup the slack if Kobe is not 100%. www.TicketRequest.com/sports.html has Lakers tickets and NBA tickets for all games and sections!

Eagles to headline new night at Stagecoach Festival

The Eagles, who recently unveiled plans for a multi-night run in the Atlanta area this May, will warm up for that engagement with a performance at this year's Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio, CA. Originally scheduled for May 3 and May 4, the festival has now been extended to a three-day event with the addition of a May 2 engagement. The Eagles will cap off the newly added date with a headlining set that will follow performances by John Fogerty, Trisha Yearwood, Shelby Lynne, Glen Campbell and Rissi Palmer. Set to take place at the Empire Polo Grounds, the festival will also feature performances from Rascal Flatts, Tim McGraw, The Judds, Carrie Underwood and Big & Rich, among others. Need Stagecoach tickets? Get the tickets you want at www.TicketRequest.com/concerts.html

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Stone Temple Pilots confirm reunion tour

90's Alt. Rock icons Stone Temple Pilots have confirmed rumours that they will be reuniting for a tour. "Stone Temple Pilots are back," reads a one-line announcement posted at the band's official website. The site also confirms a May 17 performance at Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, OH, part of the May 17-18 "Rock on the Range" festival. This will be the band's first live show in almost six years. Further reunion plans haven't been announced, but are expected. Stay tuned.....

Radiohead announce first leg of tour

Rock icons Radiohead have confirmed dates and venues for the first leg of its 2008 North American tour. The second half of Radiohead's North American tour, with shows on both the East and West Coast, will take place after the band's summer trek trough the UK and Europe, according to the group's publicist. The dates/venues for the first leg of the tour are listed below. Tickets can be purchased at www.TicketRequest.com/concerts.html
May 2008
5 - West Palm Beach, FL - Cruzan Amphitheatre
6 - Tampa, FL - Ford Amphitheatre
8 - Atlanta, GA - Lakewood Amphitheatre
9 - Charlotte, NC - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
11 - Bristow, VA - Nissan Pavilion at Stone Ridge
14 - Maryland Heights, MO - Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
17 - Woodlands, TX - Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
18 - Dallas, TX - Superpages.com Center

Thursday, February 7, 2008

Mary J. Blige and Jay-Z co-headline spring tour

Soul diva Mary J. Blige and rap icon Jay-Z will co-headline a tour together this spring. Between them, Jay-Z and Blige have gathered 12 Grammys and sold more than 70 million albums, according to a press release. So far 25 dates have been announced. They will perform mostly in arenas as well as the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. The tour kicks of March 22nd. For their complete tour itinerary and tickets, check www.TicketRequest.com/concerts.html

Cher inks 3 year deal to play Vegas

Music icon Cher will return to the stage with a residency at Las Vegas' Colosseum at Caesars Palace. The superstar has inked a deal to play approximately 200 shows at the 4,300 seat venue over a span of three years. The shows will feature dancers, aerialists, special effects, Bob Mackie costumes and music spanning Cher's four-decade career and is due to kick off May 6. The 90-minute performances will be presented four nights a week on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Cher will share the venue with Bette Midler, who opens her planned two-year run at the Colosseum on Feb. 20. Elton John's "The Red Piano" show is also continuing its residency this year at the same theater. Looking for tickets to see Cher, Bette Midler or Elton John at the Colosseum in Las Vegas?
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Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Pearl Jam, Metallica headline Bonnaroo

The Bonnaroo Festival June 12-15 in Manchester, TN has announced that Rock icons Pearl Jam and Metallica will headline the 4 day festival. Other artists slated to perform include Death Cab For Cutie, My Morning Jacket, Jack Johnson, Robert Plant, Alison Krauss, Willie Nelson, Kanye West and many others. Need Bonnaroo tickets or any other Concert tickets? Be sure to Check www.TicketRequest.com/concerts.html

Shaquille O'Neal heads to Phoenix

Looks like Shaquille O'Neal will have another shot at an NBA Championship now that he has landed with the Phoenix Suns in a blockbuster trade completed today. O'Neal heads to Phoenix from the Miami Heat in exchange for Shawn Marion and Marcus Banks. Apparently the Suns felt they needed to make a move in response to the Los Angeles Lakers recent trade for Pau Gasol. O'Neal's move west adds fuel to the already intense rivalry between the Suns, the Lakers and his old teammate Kobe Bryant. How the aging Shaq's rugged post game will mesh with the Suns high octane run and gun attack remains to be seen. Need Phoenix Suns tickets, Los Angeles Lakers tickets or tickets for any other NBA team? Check www.TicketRequest.com/sports.html

Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Gasol's Laker Debut Tonight

Looks like newly acquired Los Angeles Laker Pau Gasol will make his Laker debut tonight at the New Jersey Nets. Gasol is expected to start at Center in the absence of injured Andrew Bynum. So far the Lakers are 2-1 on their current team record 9 game road trip. Once Bynum returns from his injury later in the season, Gasol is expected to slide over to the Power Forward position. The Lakers return to Staples Center from their road trip later in February. Need Lakers tickets? Check www.TicketRequest.com/sports.html All games and locations are available!

Friday, February 1, 2008

Lakers get Pau Gasol from Grizzlies!

The Los Angeles Lakers have just announced they have acquired All Star Forward Pau Gasol (and a 2010 2nd round draft pick) from the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for Kwame Brown, Javaris Crittenton, Aaron McKie and the draft rights to Pau's brother Marc Gasol (plus 2008 & 2010 1st round draft picks). The move appears to be the Lakers attempt to continue to build on this seasons early success and avoiding a letdown (similar to last season) following Andrew Bynum's injury which will keep him out at least another 5 weeks or so. The arrival of Gasol, even in Bynum's absence, should be enough to keep the Lakers in contention in the Western Conference. Once Bynum does return, the Lakers will then have a very formidable lineup of Andrew Bynum at Center, Pau Gasol at Power Forward, Lamar Odom at Small Forward, Kobe Bryant at Shooting Guard and Derek Fisher at Point Guard. That lineup, coupled with strong reserves on the bench (Jordan Farmar, Ronny Turiaf, Sasha Vujacic, Vlad Radmonovic, Luke Walton, Chris Mihm, etc.) will instantly be in contention for the NBA Championship this season and due to the relative youth of the roster, for several seasons to come. If you are looking to catch the new look Lakers at Staples Center, be sure to check www.TicketRequest.com/sports.html

Super Bowl XLII

The wait is over and the New England Patriots are set to take on the New York Giants at the University of Phoenix Satdium in Glendale Arizona this Sunday February 3 in Super Bowl XLII. Whether Eli Manning and the Giants can stop Tom Brady and the Patriots from ending the season as undefeated Super Bowl Champions remains to be seen. One thing is certain however, demand for this game is at an all time high and ticket prices reflect that. The cheapest tickets at www.TicketRequest.com start at $1,925.00 per ticket. Ticket prices remain in flux, so if you are in the market for tickets, be sure to keep checking www.TicketRequest.com/sports.html up until gametime!