After years of speculation, the Arctic Monkeys are finally returning to the road, with tour dates around the world.
They start with two nights in Berlin in May and continue with multiple night stands in Rome and Paris before hitting the festival circuit. They will play Delaware’s Firefly Festival, Southside and Hurricane Festivals in Germany, and Rock Werchter in Belgium. The band will also hit up Greece, Portugal, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Finland and Hungary, through August 18.
Radiohead have announced a 2018 North American tour that will start on July 7 in Chicago, and go for 16 dates. Radiohead will play several dates at Madison Square Garden in New York City, the Belle Centre in Montreal, Air Canada Centre in Toronto, the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia and at Boston Garden. Radiohead will also play single dates in Detroit, Columbus, Cincinnati, and Pittsburgh.
The Eagles are continuing to add more dates to their highly successful “An Evening with the Eagles” Tour. They start on March 12 in Indianapolis and will add five new nights to the 13 dates announced in December. The Eagles will be on the road into October with an October 9 show in Madison Square Garden, an October 12 date at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, along with dates in Los Angeles, Chicago and Detroit.
Eric B & Rakim
Last year, Eric B & Rakim reunited for the first time in more than 20 years. Now celebrating the 30th anniversary of their iconic album Paid In Full, the duo have committed to a full tour together for 2018. They will hit New York City on April 10, a Long Island show on April 12 and many more to be announced soon.
Country band Alabama will tour the U.S. and Canada this spring and summer on their “the Hits Tour 2018.” Alabama starts on March 23rd in Grand Prairie, Texas, and wraps up September 8th in Brandon, Mississippi. The tour includes three nights at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre.
The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones are back for their first U.K. tour in five years. They will embark on a European and U.K. tour between May and July. General sales started on March 2. The band will hit England, Ireland, the Czech Republic and more.
BABYMETAL is the antidote to the male nostalgia parade. They begin a world tour, including a string of performances in America, this spring. The U.S. leg starts in Kansas City on May 8 and will include eight cities, with the final stop at Rock on the Range in Columbus, Ohio.
Metallica has announced an extensive U.S. arena tour starting later this year in Madison, Wisconsin. The band will tour in support of their recent album, Hardwired… to Self-Destruct.
Taylor Swift’s previously-announced tour has named its opening acts: Charli XCX and Camila Cabello. The stadium tour begins May 18 at the University of Arizona, then makes stops at the Rose Bowl, and Soldier Field before hopping the pond to play in Dublin, Manchester and London’s Wembley Stadium.
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