That post title–it’s like music to your ears. Justin Timberlake and ”Suit & Tie” featured artist Jay-Z are headlining a tour together. The “Legends of the Summer Stadium Tour” starts July 17 in Toronto and ends August 17 in Miami travelling through a total of 12 North American venues (the others include New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Hershey, Detroit, Baltimore, Boston, and Philadelphia). Tickets go on sale next week on Thursday, February 28 at Ticketmaster.com; if you RSVP to the event on Facebook you can gain access to presale tickets one day earlier. Also, if you obtain tickets using the Live Nation app you can snag tix on the 27th as well. All dates excluding the stop at Yankee Stadium will be available to the general public starting 2/28; New York sale information is “to be announced soon.” Jump after the break to view all the tour dates.
In addition to a summer tour, JT is exposing his brand in other ways. On March 9 he’ll be hosting Saturday Night Live for the fifth (!) time and he’ll also be serving as the evening’s musical guest. And from March 11 through 15 he’ll be featured on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
After releasing his new EP Live Is A Four Letter Word (out now) and his fourth studio album Love Is A Four Letter Word (out April 17), wordplay wizard Jason Mraz will be going on tour around the world. Can you guess what his next international adventure is called? That’s right: “Tour Is A Four Letter Word.” It kicks off June 8 in South Korea and in that month Mraz will also touch down in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Singapore. In July he will make his way to the US of A starting with the Aloha State. Through October he will stop at various destinations in America and Canada. During the backend of his tour (November, ending December 1) he will journey around Europe showing up in France, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Portugal, Holland, Germany, Belgium, and the UK.
After the break you’ll find a listing of the tour dates. Tickets go on sale this month. Also posted is a video featuring Mr. A-Z formally announcing the tour to his worldwide fans; in it he reveals that American singer-songwriter Christina Perri will be joining him during the August 9 to October 7 North American leg of the tour.
Glee‘s Will Schuester has an album coming up, so the man’s gotta promote his solo debut with a nation-wide tour, right? His summer tour begins Saturday, June 18 in Minneapolis at the Orpheum Theatre, hits major cities like Philadelphia, Boston, New York, and San Diego, then wraps up Saturday, July 23 at LA’s Nokia Theatre. All tour locations and dates are listed after the break. Presales begin today for AMEX cardholders and tix go on sale for the general public on April 15 at 10AM. On tour Matt Morrison will perform songs from his upcoming self-titled album (which lands May 10), in addition to cover songs he’s performed on the FOX show. What’s even cooler is that he is getting local school glee clubs to vie to become his opening act; more details here.
Bonus! Look after the break to watch a Funny or Die video starring Morrison and his Glee co-star Jane Lynch.
Today Chelsea Handler, host of E!’s Chelsea Lately, announced a new 19-date stand-up tour that’s slated to begin May 10, the same day her next book hits store shelves. Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me, the book and tour title, will feature Lately comedians Brad Wollack, Josh Wolf, and Heather McDonald. The tour begins in May at Boston’s Agganis Arena and wraps on June 25 at Paramount Theatre in Seattle. Tickets go on sale February 18 at Ticketmaster. Hop after the break to see the tour dates.
Today Conan O’Brien posted his most exciting tweet yet: “Hey Internet: I’m headed to your town on a half-assed comedy & music tour. Go to http://TeamCoco.com for tix. I repeat: It’s half-assed.”
That’s right, the rumors were true! Conan is going on tour this spring hitting up 30 cities between April and June. The Legally Prohibited From Being Funny On Television Tour kicks off April 12 in Oregon, makes its way through Canada and across the US, and finishes in Atlanta, Georgia on June 14. Like Conan said, head over to http://TeamCoco.com (or Ticketmaster) to purchase tickets. Soon after Conan shared the news on Twitter, tickets sold out in major cities like NYC and Chicago. Conan later announced that extra dates would be added to the following venues: New York, Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles, Vancouver, San Fransisco, and Seattle. So, if you are planning on buying tickets you better get on it, like right now. Full tour schedule posted after the break. Oh, and it’s good to see Conan has finally accepted the nickname Tom Hanks made for him back on The Tonight Show. “CoCo-CoCo-CoCo!”