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Robin Williams Set to Begin Fall Tour

Posted by Ace Staff on September 17th, 2009

Longtime comedian Robin Williams will be kicking off his 2009 “Weapons of Self Destruction Tour” starting September 30th at the Indiana University Auditorium in Bloomington, IN.  From there he will be touring several U.S. major cities including Chicago, Louisville, Oklahoma City, Atlanta, Hollywood, Orlando, Detroit, Washington, and Atlantic City. Since the 1970′s Williams has been performing stand-up and has not slowed down one bit.  His most memorable tours include “An Evening with Robin Williams” in 1982, “Robin Williams: At The Met” in 1986, and “Robin Williams LIVE on Broadway” in 2002. Williams is certainly looked to as a legend in the comedy world. He has not only achieved success live on stage for many years, but has also been featured on the big screen for quite some time.  His debut film was “Can I Do It ‘Till I Need Glasses” in 1977.  Since then he has appeared in over 65 major motion pictures.  His latest movie was “Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian” with Benn Stiller and Owen Wilson, which hit theaters in May of this year.  He is currently working on movies that should be released by 2010 titled “Old Dogs” with John Travolta ”and Wedding Band”  Don’t miss your opportunity to see one of the best comedians ever! Tickets to Robin Williams “Weapons of Self Destruction Tour” are available now!

Pavement to Embark on 2010 Reunion Tour

Posted by Ace Staff on September 16th, 2009

1990′s alternative rock group Pavement is now in the process of planning a U.S. tour for 2010.  They officially disbanded after a show at Brixton Academy in London on November 20, 1999. The band had decided to cut ties for a while and released a statement saying “Pavement are retiring for the forseeable future to: 1. Start families 2. Sail around the world 3. Get into the computer industry 4. Dance 5. Get some attention.” Heading into 2010 Stephen Malkmus, Bosb Nastanovich, Scott Kannberg, Steve West, and Mark Ibold are all set to come back for a reunion tour.  They are planning to perform on NYC’s Central Park Summerstage for four nights in September.  The tour is rumored to start in Southern California in April. Pavement throughout the 1990′s released five studio albums. They are most well known for their singles “Cut Your Hair,” “Range Life,” “Stereo,” and “Shady Lane.” The most impressive part of the band while in their prime was the mass following they created for themselves despite their lack of commercial success.  In all of their years together the group remained signed to an independent label.

U2 North American Tour Underway

Posted by Ace Staff on September 14th, 2009

U2 opened up the North American leg of their 2009 tour this weekend in Chicago with shows on 9/12 and 9/13.  The set lists from both shows were very similar to set lists from the earlier European dates.  The band is still playing 7 tracks from their newest album with hits from their entire catalogue mixed in. U2 will be in Foxboro, MA on Sunday 9/20 and Monday 9/21 at Gillette Stadium.  U2 tickets are available for these and all 2009 tour dates. U2 Set List 9/12/09 Breathe No Line On The Horizon Get On Your Boots Magnificent Beautiful Day Elevation I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For Stuck In A Moment (You Can’t Get Out Of) Unknown Caller Unforgettable Fire City of Blinding Lights Vertigo I’ll Go Crazy If I Don’t Go Crazy Tonight (Remix) Sunday Bloody Sunday Pride (In The Name of Love) MLK Walk On Where The Streets Have No Name One Bad ——– Ultraviolet With Or Without You Moment of Surrender

Jay-Z to Perform at the MSG Tonight

Posted by Ace Staff on September 11th, 2009

Longtime rapper and entertainer Jay-Z is set to tour around most major American cities to promote his new album “The Blue Print 3,” which just released in the U.S. on September 8th.  He plans to hit the Madison Square Garden tonight at 8:00 pm before heading to Canada for a string of shows.  On October, 24th Jay-Z is scheduled to perform at the Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence, RI and the Mullins Center in Amherst, MA  will welcome him the following day. Jay-Z is recognized as one of the best rappers of our generation.  He has 11 studio albums and four collaboration albums.  Along with a tight rap game, the artist is also highly recognized as a record executive, record producer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, businessman, and fashion designer.  He is the former CEO of Def Jam Records and Roc-A-Fella Records. His distaste with some hip hop today is the primary reason Jay is back with “The Blue Print 3″  His biggest hits on the album are “DOA”(Death of Auto-Tune) and “Run This Town.” Tickets for Jay-Z are now available right here at AceTicket.com!

The Killers to Perform at the Garden Friday

Posted by Ace Staff on September 1st, 2009

The Killers are set to arrive in Boston for a performance at the TD Banknorth Garden this Friday, September 4th at 7:30 pm.  They are currently on tour mostly featuring songs from their 2008 “Day & Age” album.  “Day & Age” after its release went on to reach #1 on the UK and Ireland charts and also landed the #6 spot on the U.S. Billboard 200 album chart. The Las Vegas natives are among the most popular artists of the year; ranking 4th on the MTV Greatest Superstars poll, which was run throughout August on the MTV network.  After the show in Boston the group plans to travel up to Canada, and will then hit the west coast for a string of shows around California.  They are scheduled to play for their home crowd in Nevada on Saturday, September 19th at the Mandaly Bay Events Center. Tickets for the Killers at the TD Banknorth Garden are still available here at AceTicket.com!

Lewis Black to Perform in Boston Tomorrow!

Posted by Ace Staff on August 28th, 2009

Stand-up comedian Lewis Black is set to tear up the stage at the Wang Theatre Saturday at 8:00 pm, and we still have tickets starting at face value!!  He just published his newest book called “Me of Little Faith,” and is in the midst of his “Let Them Eat Cake” nation-wide tour. After tomorrow’s show he has scheduled tour dates in various U.S. cities including Portland (OR), Red Bank (NJ), Oakland (CA), and Las Vegas (NV). Black has been performing stand-up comedy since 1981.  In 1990, a play that Black wrote titled “The Czar of Rock and Roll” debuted at Houston’s Alley Theater. Before each show Black would warm up the crowd with a comedy routine, gaining more confidence in his own material show by show. After a while he changed it up and began performing his own stand-up routines in television and film. Black makes regular appearances on The Daily Show aired on Comedy Central for a skit called “Back in Black.” His comedic style includes rants of mental breakdowns, politics, religion, ridiculing history and cultural trends.  Tickets for Lewis Black are available now!

The Whos Townshend to Write Musical

Posted by Ace Staff on August 27th, 2009

Pete Townshend (guitarist and songwriter for The Who) is planning to write a new musical titled “Floss.”  He alerted fans through posting on The Who’s website, saying “in this case the songs are interspersed with surround-sound ‘sounds capes’ featuring complex sound-effects and musical montages. (more)

KISS Announces North American Tour Dates

Posted by Ace Staff on August 24th, 2009

Legendary rock band KISS has just released their “KISS Alive 35″ North American tour dates, and are set to arrive at the TD Banknorth Garden in Boston, MA on October 5th.  The band will feature their classic hits “Rock and Roll All Nite”, “I Was Made for Lovin’ You”, “Detroit Rock City”, “God Gave Rock & Roll to You” and “Shout It Out Loud,” but will also perform the music off their new album “Sonic Boom.”  Bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons guarantees a great show, saying “for 35 years, KISS raised the bar for what a rock concert should really be. This year is no different — all new, all killer… all KISS! The master’s class in rock is in session! KISS rules. Oh yeah!” Don’t miss your chance to see one of the greatest rock bands tear up the stage as they travel to every major North American city from late September all the way until the end of this year. KISS Alive 35 tour dates: Sep. 25 – Detroit, MI – Cobo Arena Sep. 26 – Detroit, MI – Cobo Arena Sep. 28 – Cleveland, OH – Quicken Loans Arena Sep. 29 – London, ONT – John Labatt Centre Oct. 01 – Montreal, QC – Bell Centre Oct. 02 – Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre Oct. 03 – Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun Arena Oct. 05 – Boston, MA – TD Garden Oct. 09 – Uniondale, NY – Nassau Coliseum Oct. 10 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden Oct. 12 – Philadelphia, PA – Wachovia Center Oct. 13 – Washington, DC – Verizon Center Oct. 16 – Hampton, VA – Hampton Coliseum Oct. 17 – Greenville, SC – Bi-Lo Center Oct. 19 – Pensacola, FL – Civic Center Oct. 21 – Tampa, FL – St Pete Times Forum Oct. 22 – Sunrise, FL – Bankatlantic Center Oct. 24 – Birmingham, AL – BJCC Oct. 26 – Atlanta, GA – Phillips Arena Oct. 28 – Nashville, TN – Sommet Center Oct. 29 – Little Rock, AR – Verizon Arena Nov. 06 – Chicago, IL – United Center Nov. 07 – Minneapolis, MN – Target Center Nov. 09 – Winnipeg, MB – MTS Centre Nov. 10 – Saskatoon, SK – Credit Union Centre Nov. 12 – Calgary, AB – Pengrowth Saddledome Nov. 14 – Vancouver, BC – GM Place Nov. 15 – Seattle, WA – Keyarena Nov. 17 – Portland, OR – Rose Garden Nov. 20 – Sacramento, CA – Arco Arena Nov. 21 – Oakland, CA – Oakland Arena Nov. 24 – Anaheim, CA – Honda Center Nov. 25 – Los Angeles, CA – Staples Center Nov. 27 – San Diego, CA – Sports Arena Nov. 28 – Las Vegas, NV – [To Be Determined] Dec. 01 – Glendale, AZ – Jobing.Com Arena Dec. 02 – El Paso, TX – Utep Dec. 04 – Austin, TX – Frank Erwin Center Dec. 05 – Houston, TX – Toyota Center Dec. 06 – Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center

Gillette Stadium Welcomes Kenny Chesney!

Posted by Ace Staff on August 14th, 2009

Legendary Country singer/songwriter Kenny Chesney is set to perform at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA tomorrow at 4:00 pm, and we still have tickets!  The show will also feature country-duo Sugarland, who are most well known for their hit singles “All I Want to Do,” “Already Gone,” and “It Happens.”  Chesney will feature some songs off his 2008 album “Lucky Old Sun” and will be sure to play the classic hits that everyone loves. Since the release of his first album “In My Wildest Dreams” in 1994, Chesney has produced more than 30 top ten singles on the country charts (17 reaching #1).  He also has won six ACM awards and six CMA awards.  The singer is not just known for his albums, but also for his live performances.  His 2007 Flip-Flop Summer Tour was the highest-grossing country road trip of 2007. Don’t miss your chance to see the one and only Kenny Chesney, as he makes his way to the home of the three-time Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots! Tickets for Kenny Chesney at Gillette Stadium are still available with us at Aceticket.com!

Steve Martin to Perform Banjo Talents in Boston

Posted by Ace Staff on August 13th, 2009

Longtime comedian Steve Martin will be showcasing another talent of his on Wednesday October 7th, at the Wang Theatre in Boston, MA.  Martin is known for his latest movies Cheaper by the Dozen and the Pink Panther, but to the surprise of many he is also an established banjo player.  His musical talents were first widely recognized when he played on Earl Scruggs remake of “Foggy Mountain Breakdown.”  The recording won Best Country Instrumental Performance at the Grammy Awards that following year. Martin has just released his first album “The Crow: New Songs for the 5-String Banjo,” which features the famous Dolly Parton among other popular country acts.  Don’t miss your chance to see Steve Martin as he takes his musical career to the next level! Tickets for Steve Martin are available now with us at Aceticket.com!