Multi-million selling singer and legendary artist Tom Jones is coming to ACL Live for one night only.The Welsh born superstar will be presenting a selection of songs that include iconic hits as well as tracks from his critically acclaimed albums ‘Spirit In The Room’ and Praise & Blame’.Tom’s career has gone from strength to strength, with his popularity and growth as a live performer and recording artist sustained for half a century. Although he is well known for hits including It’s Not Unusual, Kiss, Delilah and If I Only Knew, he is first and foremost a rocker with a true rhythm and blues soul.2010 saw the release of Tom’s 39th studio album, Praise & Blame, which achieved a career- pinnacle of critical acclaim as well as impressive international sales. The album of spiritually-themed American repertoire was recorded as wholly live performances with multi-award winning producer/player Ethan Johns.Following the success of Praise & Blame, Tom released Spirit In The Room’ in May 2012. Like its predecessor, the collection is a collaboration with Ethan, allowing an unvarnished Tom Jones to bring a voice to songs as only he can.His 40-year career has seen highlights including receiving BRIT Awards including Outstanding Contribution to Music, a Silver Clef Award for Lifetime Achievement, the Hitmaker Award from the US Songwriters Hall of Fame, and a knighthood from Her Majesty the Queen in 2006 for Services To Music. More info here.
Austin, the wait is over. Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band will perform at Austin360 Amphitheater at Circuit of the Americas for one night only on Saturday, May 31 at 8pm, as part of Jimmy Buffett’s “This One’s For You” Tour 2014.
Jimmy recently released a new record, Songs From St. Somewhere, on Mailboat Records. The album, with 15 new songs plus a bonus track, was recorded last spring in various locales including Key West, Nashville, Miami, St. Barts and London. "Too Drunk To Karaoke", the first single, is a duet with Toby Keith and the video was shot in Nashville. Jimmy has been performing this song, as well as "I Want To Go Back To Cartagena", "Somethin' 'Bout A Boat" and "Oldest Surfer On The Beach" on tour. Click here for more.
Palmer Events Center
900 Barton Springs Rd., ATX, 78704
Friday, June 6 & Saturday, June 7, 2014/ 8pm Tickets on sale now!
The four musicians in “Classical Mystery Tour” look and sound just like The Beatles, but “Classical Mystery Tour” is more than just a rock concert. The full show presents some 30 Beatles tunes sung, played and performed exactly as they were written. Click here for more!
Multi-platinum selling artist, five-time Grammy winner and music icon, Lionel Richie, announced the extension of his worldwide "All The Hits All Night Long” tour today, traveling through North America this summer with special guest CeeLo Green. The tour has sold out across the globe in Australia, New Zealand, Asia and the Middle East. Richie will bring the hit-filled show, featuring songs from the Commodores to today, to Austin360 Amphitheater Thursday, July 10, 2014. “I’m so lucky to have the collection of songs that I can play for my fans, it becomes a giant sing-along most nights,” said Lionel. “People always ask me ‘what are you going to sing tonight Lionel?” and I always laugh and reply, “what are YOU going to sing tonight? Click here for more info.
Sarah McLachlan is one of the most celebrated singer songwriters in entertainment with over 40 million albums sold worldwide. She is an eight-time Juno Award winner (Canada) and a three-time Grammy Award winner. McLachlan's landmark fifth album, the 10x-platinum SURFACING, contained two Grammy Award-winning tracks: "Building a Mystery" and "Last Dance.
310 Willie Nelson Blvd Austin, TX 78701
September 3rd 2014 @ 8pm
Known around the world by her first name, and as the undisputed, reigning "Queen of Soul," Aretha Franklin is peerless. She is one of the most influential and important voices in the history of American music, with a repertoire that spans pop, soul, jazz, rock, blues and gospel. In 2009, Franklin was named the #1 Vocalist of All Time by Rolling Stone magazine. With her ever-distinctive, soulful, to-the-bone vocal style, she has graced music charts for nearly five decades and her 'live' performances have touched the hearts of tens of millions since she began her musical journey in Detroit as a singing child prodigy. It is her rich legacy of recordings that are a testament to the power, majesty and genius of this one-of-a-kind artist of the first order. Aretha Franklin has earned countless international and national awards as well as accolades and global recognition on an unprecedented scale. She is a 2005 recipient of a Presidential Medal of Freedom honor (the U.S.A.'s highest civilian honor), presented by President George W. Bush, and in 1999, she was awarded the National Medal of Arts, presented by President Bill Clinton. She sang at the historic inauguration of President Barack Obama (2009) and at the inauguration of President Bill Clinton (1993). She also performed at the inaugural gala for President Jimmy Carter (1997). In 1968, she sang at the funeral of Martin Luther King, Jr. She is the recipient of a Kennedy Center Honor; 18 GRAMMY® Awards, including Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for eight consecutive years, a GRAMMY Legend Award, and a GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award; five American Music Awards; and four NAACP Image Awards. In 1987, she was the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and in 1979, she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2007, Franklin was honored at the Annual United Negro College Fund Evening of Stars and was presented with UNCF's Award of Excellence. She was named 2008 MusiCares® Person of the Year by the Recording Academy, and she was presented with the prestigious NAACP Vanguard Award. In 2010, she was inducted into the Apollo Legends Hall of Fame at the Apollo Theater. In April 2012, Franklin received the TV Land Music Icon Award. In August 2012, Franklin will be inducted into the Gospel Music Associations’ Hall of Fame. To date, she has received 12 Honorary Doctorate Degrees. Click here for more.
ACL-LIVE MOODY THEATER
310 W Willie Nelson Blvd, Austin, TX 78701
July 30th @ 8pm
Tickets on sale on 3/21 @10am
Counting Crows – Adam Duritz (vocals), Jim Bogios (drums), David Bryson (guitar), Charlie Gillingham (keyboards), David Immergluck (guitar), Millard Powers (bass) and Dan Vickrey (guitar) – have sold more than 20 million albums worldwide after exploding onto the music scene with their multiplatinum breakout album August and Everything After in 1993. The band is currently finalizing their seventh studio album scheduled to be released in Fall of 2014. This album will be the band’s first new material since 2007. Known for creating unique and innovative concerts and consistently ranked as one of the top live bands performing today, Counting Crows will embark on a world tour beginning in June in North America. Click here for more.
Alamodome 100 Montana St, San Antonio, TX 78205
September 21st 2013
Tickets on Sale 12/7/2013
"One Direction – Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson – formed in 2010 and have since amassed a loyal fan base and fame all across the globe. It has been an incredible year for the boys, as they took home a BRIT Award, three Billboard Music Awards, six TEEN CHOICE Awards, three MTV EMAs, two 2013 American Music Awards and a moonman for Best Song Of The Summer at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards. With two albums to date, UP ALL NIGHT and TAKE ME HOME, the boys have sold more than 35 million records worldwide and have achieved a total of 67 #1's (including albums). One Direction made their movie debut in 2013 with their global No. 1 box office hit 3D concert movie, ’One Direction: This Is Us.” Their new album, MIDNIGHT MEMORIES, which includes the worldwide smash hit, ’Best Song Ever” and the current hit single, ’Story Of My Life,” is available now: http://smarturl.it/MidnightMemoriesiT." Click here for more information.
701 W. Riverside Dr., ATX, 78704
Friday, May 16 & Saturday, May 17, 2014/8pm Tickets on sale now!
The Austin Symphony will conclude its 2013-2014 Classical Series with famed pianist Gabriela Montero performing Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor. The ASO will also perform American composer Robert Paterson’s Dark Mountain and conclude the evening with Richard Strauss’ famed Also sprach Zarathustra in honor of Strauss’ 150th birthday. Click here for more.