A win over potential the postseason opponent New York Rangers gave the Boston Bruins home ice advantage for the Eastern Conference playoffs. The Bruins will go into the postseason as the top team in the East, and are just one game behind NHL-best San Jose. The Bruins will make a run for the President’s Trophy in the next four games, traveling to Ottawa tonight, hosting Montreal at the Garden on Thursday April 9th, going to Buffalo on Saturday April 11th, and finishing the season with a road game against the Islanders on Sunday April 12th.
Boston Bruins Playoff Tickets are available now!
Given the strong possibility of heavy thunderstorms in Boston this afternoon, today’s Home Opener between the Boston Red Sox and the Tampa Bay Rays will be postponed until Tuesday, April 7 at 4:05 pm. The same tickets will be honored for Tuesday’s game, and no new tickets will be re-issued.
Red Sox tickets are still available for Tuesday’s home opener.
U2′s 2009 360 Tour is selling out at record pace. The band sold out three shows today in Boston, Chicago and New York. In response U2 is added shows in each of those cities, hitting Soldier Field in Chicago on September 13, Gillette Stadium in Boston area on September 21 and on September 25 they’ll play their 2nd night at Giants Stadium. U2 is expected to hold fan club pre-sales on Tuesday for the new dates.
Although the primary sales sold out for all U2 shows, U2 tickets are still available for all dates. Check out U2 tickets for shows in your area now.
According to a rumor printed in the Boston Globe and posted on numerouswebsites, Phish will follow up the pair of Dave Matthews shows with a gig of their own at America’s most beloved ballpark. The show has a tentative date of May 31st, and would take advantage of Fenway already being in “concert mode”. Neither the band or the Red Sox have confirmed the date, but it would be quite a kick-off for Phish’s first tour together in five years.
Phish Tickets are available now for their officially announced shows, or you can sign up to be notified when tickets to Phish at Fenway are available.
U2 played their “secret” Boston show tonight at the Somerville Theatre, dazzling the intimate local crowd with cuts from their new #1 album ‘No Line on the Horizon’. Performing “back where it all started, in Boston” Bono and the boys performed their news songs almost flawlessly opening up with “Get On Your Boots” followed by the instant classic and soon to be live favorite, “Magnificent”. After introducing the members of U2, Bono led the band into “Breathe”, another solid track from the new album. After some banter with the crowd Bono introduced radio friendly cut “I’ll Go Crazy, If I Don’t Crazy Tonight”. U2 ended the show with 2005′s hit single, “Vertigo”.
U2 then took questions from the audience, sharing experiences from past tours.
Thousands gathered throughout the day today in Davis Square in hopes of gaining entrance to the invite only U2 gig. Those lucky enough to attend won tickets on various radio contests over the past two weeks, or had some nice connections with the band and promoter. U2 arrived in the late afternoon and greeted many who had waited all day just to catch a glimpse of the band.
The rest of U2′s 2009 live performances promise to be less secretive as tour dates are now set. U2 will open their 2009 U2 360 Tour in Europe, followed by a stint in North America, including shows in Chicago, Boston (Gillette Stadium) and New York (Giants Stadium). U2 tickets for some European shows will be onsale this weekend with more shows going onsale in the coming weeks.
At long last the first portion of U2′s 2009 tour plans have been revealed. U2′s stadium tour entitled ‘U2: 360′ will kick off in Barcelona on June 30, 2009. U2 will spend the months of July and August touring Europe in cities like Dublin, Paris, Milan, Berlin, London and more. The U2 360 Tour will make its debut in the U.S. on 9/12/09 at Soldier Field in Chicago. So far there are only four announced North American dates including 9/20/09 at Gillette Stadium in MA. More shows will be added shortly.
U2 tickets will be available soon. The band announced plans for U2.com fan club members to get exclusive access via a presale. More info will be coming shortly.
The Dave Matthews Band will be back on the road this Summer, including two new shows just confirmed for Boston’s Fenway Park on May 29th and May 30th. Dave Matthews tickets are now available for most stops and the tour and will be available shortly for the Fenway shows. This marks the second time that DMB is heading to Fenway Park since the Red Sox started allowing concerts here in 2003 with Bruce Springsteen. Dave Matthews first played at Fenway in the Summer of 2006.
The King of Pop, Michael Jackson, announced a series of ten shows at London’s 02 Arena in July. Jackson told the press that these would be that last shows he would ever perform. Jackson has not been on a tour since 1997, and has not headlined a major show since 2001, so expect demand to be through the roof. Sign up to be notified as soon as Michael Jackson tickets for the June shows in London are available.
U2′s new album is now out in the U.S. and the band is promoting it heavy this week and next. There are lots of exciting developments for U2 fans. U2 is of course playing the Letterman Show all this week but in addition the band has planned 3 intimate performances from March 9 thru March 11 in Los Angeles, Chicago and Boston. U2 will play a small club show in L.A. on 3/9, a radio show in Chicago on 3/10 and a small club show in Boston on 3/11. It doesn’t appear that U2 tickets will be available for sale for any of these shows but all the details have yet to be revealed. Tickets for the U2 Boston show have been available to radio contest winners only so far. Five major radio stations in Boston are giving tickets away all this week. There is still no indication of where this U2 show will happen given that most of the likey choices are already booked including the Paradise, the House of Blues and the Orpheum Theatre. One rumor has U2 playing at the Showcase Live at Gillette Stadium.
In other U2 news, the band is set to release their 2009 Tour schedule on Monday 3/9. U2 has already revealed the tour to be a stadium tour. They will likely play two shows at New England’s Gillette Stadium later this year.
Its already expected to be a big week for U2, but on March 9th according to U2.com the band will release the details of their 2009 tour. The band’s latest album, ‘No Line on the Horizon’ is slated for international release on Monday 3/2 and U.S. release on Tuesday 3/3. Many were speculating that Monday would also bring surprise news of a U2 tour announcement. It has already been revealed that U2 will do a stadium tour in 2009. On Monday we may get some news about U2 tickets and 2009 U2 tour dates although the official word won’t come until March 9th at U2.com.