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- Steely Dan plot handful of gigs around Coachella dates
- 2015-01-29T20:42:07-08:00 - Steely Dan will spend the time surrounding the group's Coachella appearances performing shows in surrounding cities this spring.
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- Dierks Bentley, Brad Paisley, more to play Chicago's first country fest
- 2015-01-29T17:35:26-08:00 - Dierks Bentley, Brad Paisley and Florida Georgia Line are among the heavyweights who will take part in Chicago's inaugural Windy City LakeShake Festival.
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- U2 add fifth L.A. show, more to come in NYC and Chicago
- 2015-01-29T16:54:07-08:00 - Still several months ahead of the "Innocence + Experience" kick-off, U2 has added a fifth date for the Los Angeles market and are planning more shows in New York City, Chicago, London and Barcelona as well.
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- Luke Bryan to "Kick the Dust Up" for most of 2015
- 2015-01-28T19:45:30-08:00 - Country superstar Luke Bryan will spend much of 2015 on the road with the appropriately named "Kick the Dust Up Tour."
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- Ariana Grande gives behind-the-scenes look at tour prep
- 2015-01-28T19:23:53-08:00 - Ariana Grande has given fans a quick inside look into her preparation for the upcoming "Honeymoon Tour."
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- Brad Paisley, Tim McGraw, Rascal Flatts helm iHeartRadio Country Festival
- 2015-01-26T15:17:25-08:00 - Brad Paisley, Tim McGraw, Rascal Flatts and Brantley Gilbert are among the acts confirmed for the 2015 edition of the iHeartRadio Country Festival.
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- Rush unravels 40th anniversary tour schedule
- 2015-01-26T15:04:10-08:00 - Rush has finally put the tour rumors to rest, confirming an expansive North American run in honor of the group's 40th anniversary.
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- "Weird Al" Yankovic promises "Mandatory Fun" this summer
- 2015-01-22T17:18:37-08:00 - "Weird Al" Yankovic will spend much of 2015 on the international tour trail, performing in support of his most recent studio album, "Mandatory Fun."
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- NKOTB plot summer excursion with support from TLC, Nelly
- 2015-01-22T17:02:45-08:00 - New Kids on the Block has unleashed a summer schedule that spans the U.S. and will feature opening support from TLC and Nelly.
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- Billy Joel, Mumford and Sons, Deadmau5 top Bonnaroo bill
- 2015-01-22T15:48:04-08:00 - Iconic piano man Billy Joel will helm the 13th annual Bonnaroo, along with alt-rockers Mumford & Sons and EDM mainstay Deadmau5.
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- Dave Matthews Band confirm lengthy summer stint
- 2015-01-21T14:30:07-08:00 - Dave Matthews Band will spend the majority of the summer on the North American tour trail, performing two sets each night in more than three dozen major markets.
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- Linkin Park frontman injured, remaining tour cancelled
- 2015-01-21T08:15:47-08:00 - Less than a week into "The Hunting Party Tour," Linkin Park has cancelled the remaining 16 shows due to injury.
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- Eminem fulfills teenager's final wish hours before his death
- 2015-01-21T07:43:41-08:00 - Hip-hop icon Eminem fulfilled the final wish of a 17-year-old battling terminal bone cancer earlier this month, meeting the teenager just hours before his death.
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- War on Drugs plots more U.S. shows for spring
- 2015-01-20T15:35:16-08:00 - Indie-rock outfit The War on Drugs will return to the U.S. tour trail this summer after a successful 2014 run and their third studio album, "Lost in the Dream."
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- The Grateful Dead reunite, join Trey Anastasio for final concerts
- 2015-01-19T08:21:31-08:00 - The remaining members of The Grateful Dead have tapped Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio and keyboardists Bruce Hornsby and Jeff Chimenti to perform the group's sure-to-be-historic three-night 50th anniversary run.
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