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Tour Alert: Kelly Clarkson Hits the Road

Plus: New dates from Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw, Noel Gallagher and Rammstein

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Kelly Clarkson performs at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas

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Kelly Clarkson‘s Stronger tour will kick off right after the New Year, making over 40 stops in North America with special guest Matt Nathanson.

1/13 Mashantucket, CT – MGM Grand Theater ** 
1/15 Atlantic City, NJ – Trump Taj Mahal/Mark G. Etess Arena 
1/17 Albany, NY – Times Union Center 
1/19 Verona, NY – Turning Stone Resort Casino 
1/21 New York, NY – Radio City Music Hall 
1/24 Manchester, NH – Verizon Wireless Arena 
1/26 Boston, MA – Wang Center 
1/28  Johnstown, PA – Cambria County War Memorial 
2/2 Jacksonville, FL – Times Union Center Performing Arts – Moran Theater 
2/4 Shreveport, LA – Horseshoe Bossier City Riverdome 
2/10 Dallas, TX  – Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie 
2/14 Biloxi, MS – Hard Rock Live 
2/16 Miami, FL – Seminole Hard Rock 
2/18 Orlando, FL – Universal Studios Florida** 
2/21 Tampa, FL – Ruth Eckerd Hall 
2/23 Atlanta, GA – Fox Theatre 
3/2 Niagara Falls, ON Canada – Fallsview Casino Resort** 
3/3 Niagara Falls, ON Canada – Fallsview Casino Resort** 
3/6 London, ON Canada – John Labatt Centre 
3/8 Windsor, ON Canada – The Colosseum at Caesars 
3/10 Hammond, IN – The Venue at Horseshoe Casino 
3/14 Springfield, MO – O’Reilly Events Center 
3/16 St. Louis, MO – Fox Theater 
3/18 Denver, CO – 1ST BANK Center 
3/20 Salt Lake City, UT – Maverik Center 
3/22 Seattle, WA – ShoWare Center 
3/27 San Jose, CA – Event Center at San Jose 
3/29 Bakersfield, CA – Rabobank Pavilion 
3/31 Reno, NV – Reno Event Center 
4/3 Los Angeles, CA – Nokia Theatre 
4/5 Las Vegas, NV – The Pearl Concert Theater 
4/7 Indio, CA – Fantasy Springs Resort Center 
4/10 San Diego, CA – Valley View Casino Center 
**Matt Nathanson will not be on these dates

Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw
Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw reunite as tour partners for the 2012 ‘Brothers of the Sun’ Tour, which covers 19 dates – all on weekends – across the country. They are joined by special guests Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, as well as Jake Owen. “Tim and I have been great friends since we first toured together, and I can’t wait to get back on the road with him,” Chesney said. “He’s one of my closest friends in music and in life, and I know this tour is going to be something special.” The collaboration of the two country music powerhouses starts in Tampa, Florida on June 2nd.  

6/2 Tampa, FL – Raymond James Stadium
6/3 Atlanta, GA – Georgia Dome
6/9 Dallas, TX – Cowboys Stadium
6/10 Kansas City, MO – Arrowhead Stadium
6/16 Philadelphia, PA – Lincoln Financial Field
6/23 Nashville, TN – LP Field
6/24 Charlotte, NC – Bank of America Stadium
6/30 Pittsburgh, PA – Heinz Field
7/1 Cincinnati, OH – Paul Brown Stadium
7/7 Chicago, IL – Soldier Field
7/8 Minneapolis, MN – Target Field
7/14 Anaheim, CA – Angels Stadium
7/21 Denver, CO – Sports Authority Field at Mile High
TBA  Indianapolis, IN – Lucas Oil Stadium 
TBA  Cleveland, OH – Cleveland Browns Stadium
8/11 East Rutherford, NJ – MetLife Stadium
8/12 Washington, DC – FedEx Field
8/18  Detroit, MI – Ford Field
8/25 Foxboro, MA – Gillette Stadium

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds will travel the United States again this spring, following their current tour in support of their debut release. The former Oasis member brought many friends together for the project, but ultimately the record is very personal to Gallagher.  “I just write these songs because they’re real to me and they’re coming from a place of truth. And that’s it. I don’t give a shit about behind different. I want to be the same,” he recently told Rolling Stone. “And that in itself makes me different.”

3/28 Washington,DC – Warner Theatre 
3/29 Columbus, OH – LC Pavillion
3/31 Detroit, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre 
4/1 Chicago, IL – The Riviera 
4/3 Milwaukee, WI – Pabst Theater 
4/4 Indianapolis, IN – Egyptian Room 
4/6 Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle

Berlin industrial rockers Rammstein return to the United States this spring, launching a tour on April 20th in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. The band, known for shows full of fire and explosions, is touring in support of their first retrospective release, Made In Germany 1995 – 2011, which be released on December 13.

4/20 Ft. Lauderdale, FL – BankAtlantic Center
4/21 Tampa, FL – St. Pete Times Forum
4/23 Atlanta, GA – Philips Arena
4/25 Baltimore, MD – 1st Mariner Arena
4/26 Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center
4/28 Uniondale, NY – Nassau Coliseum
4/29 Worcester, MA – DCU Center
5/1 Montreal, QC – Bell Centre
5/3 Cleveland, OH – Quicken Loans Arena
5/4 Chicago, IL – Allstate Arena
5/6 Detroit, MI – The Palace of Auburn Hills
5/8 Minneapolis, MN – Target Center
5/10 Winnipeg, MB – MTS Centre
5/13 Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena
5/14 Tacoma, WA – Tacoma Dome
5/17 Anaheim, CA – Honda Center
5/18 Glendale, AZ – Arena
5/20 Denver, CO – Denver Coliseum
5/22 Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center
5/24 San Antonio, TX – AT&T Center
5/25 Houston, TX – Toyota Center

Gary Clark Jr.
Gary Clark Jr.’s EP Bright Lights pushed the Austin blues rocker closer to the mainstream earlier this year. The EP was named a Rolling Stone Editor’s Pick, and Clark Jr. performed for RS Live earlier this year. He’s about to hit the road for a quick tour in December.

12/12 Boston, MA – TT The Bears
12/13 New York, NY – Mercury Lounge
12/14 TBA
12/16 Late Show with David Letterman (air date)
12/16 Philadelphia, PA – World Café “Free At Noon” Live
12/16 Baltimore, MD – 8 x 10 Club
12/17 Washington D.C. – Red Palace

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