If you re looking for something to do this weekend, you’re in luck! The city is bursting with shows and entertainment. On Saturday, there’s something for everyone with stellar concerts at most of the city s venues. The Capitol Steps perform at the Wilbur Theatre. In the past 30 years, the political satire group has released approximately as many albums. Their routine consists largely of parodies of well known songs as well as skits about current politics and scandals. The show is at 7 PM, and tickets start at $99.
At Agganis Arena, Chayanne will play on Saturday. The Latin Pop Singer has been performing since the late 1970s, when he was part of a group called Los Chicos. After the band separated in 1984, he became a solo artist. He has since been nominated for numerous awards and also established himself as an actor. His most recent album, No Hay Imposibles, was released in February. A few floor seats are still available for the show, starting at $145.
Also on Saturday, the legendary Cyndi Lauper is in town, performing at the House of Blues. Since 1983, Lauper has been turning out hits including Girls Just Want to Have Fun and Time After Time. She has been nominated for approximately a dozen Gammy Awards, winning two. She has also appeared in numerous films and TV shows, including the most recent season of The Celebrity Apprentice. She is currently performing in support of her most recent album, Memphis Blues. General admission tickets are available for $75.
Dutch violinist and composer Andre Rieu is set to play the Agganis Arena in Boston this Wednesday, June 23rd. He’ll be touring along with his 55 piece Orchestra for 21 concert dates. The longtime popular musician is thrilled to further showcase his music on tour, saying “I always say that music is the most wonderful thing in the world. Music triggers emotions. I want to bring an ode to waltzes and polkas that bring joy, to romantic ballads and to many more beautiful melodies. It will be a very special night.”
Andre Rieu is one of the best selling musical acts of all time. In total he’s sold over 30 million albums worldwide. He is recognized on a high level for his consistent live performances, with Billboard Magazine ranking him at #6 on their list of the 25 most successful tours in 2009 (grossed $96 million). The best ticket deals for Andre Rieu tomorrow night are still available right here at Ace! Prices currently start at $69 for sections 102 and 114. Floor seats are listed for just $89 apiece. All tickets for this event can be received through E-mail. Check here for Andre Rieu tickets!
The Boston Celtics are revamped and prepared to fight for a top playoff position with 21 games left in the regular season. The squad is showing signs of full health, earning victories in their last four contests over the Pistons, Bobcats, 76ers and Wizards. Next on schedule is a Tuesday night matchup with the Bucks in Milwaukee before they host the Memphis Grizzlies at the Garden the following day. The Indiana Pacers are then set to arrive in Boston to challenge the C’s on Friday.
The Celtics will look to keep their streak alive en route to Sunday’s game against the top ranked Cleveland Cavaliers away at the Quicken Loans Arena. Veteran swingman Michael Finley is expected to work his way into the lineup this week. Tickets for upcoming Celtics home games priced at just $30 apiece.
The Hockey East Quarterfinals are taking place at the Agganis Arena this week from March 12th-14th. The Boston University Terriers are set to face Merrimack in a best of three series starting Friday at 7:30 PM. Don’t miss your chance to see some of the best college hockey around! $29 tickets are now available.
Disney pop sensation Demi Lovato is set to start her U.S. summer tour at the XL Center in Hartford, CT on Sunday, June 21st. She’ll be in the Boston performing at the Agganis Arena on Friday June 26th after hitting Uniondale, NY and Newark NJ.
Lovato started her music career as part of the Disney Channel original movie “Camp Rock” alongside the Jonas Brothers. She then released her first studio album “Don’t Forget” on September 23, 2008 with Hollywood records. The album was able to reach #2 on the Billboard 200 chart. After touring with the Jonas Brothers she is ready to headline her own show for the summer. Get your Demi Lovato tickets now with us at Aceticket.com!
At one time a great opening act for bands like U2, the Kings of Leon have truly come into their own. The band has a full North American tour booked in support of its latest album, 2008′s, ‘Only By the Night’. The Kings of Leon had seen early success in Britain which eventually led to their success in their native U.S. The band snagged a Grammy in 2009 and have been selling out many of their 2009 tour dates. Kings of Leon tickets are now available for all stops on their 2009 tour. The tour kicks off in Boston on April 18 at the Agganis Arena at Boston University.
Acclaimed “new age” musician and composer Yanni is reinventing some of his classic songs and going on tour. His new album “Yanni Voices” pairs some of his most loved songs with classical and pop vocalists. Yanni will be touring with a number of his collaborators this Spring, including a stop at the Agganis Arena in Boston, MA. Yanni and company will play Boston on May 3rd at 7:30pm. Don’t miss a chance to experience their high-energy virtuosic perfomance in person!
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With a new album coming out soon, the Killers have announced their tour plans for 2008-2009. Day & Age, will hit stores on November 25th and the Killers will kick off their new tour on November 18 in Toronto. Tour highlights include a show at Madison Square Garden in NYC on 1/25/09 and on 1/26/09 at the Agganis Arena in Boston. Killers tickets are now available for most shows on the tour. Check out the Killers schedule below for shows in your area.
2008-2009 Killers Schedule:
Tuesday, Nov 18, 2008 at 8:00 PM Massey Hall
Tuesday, Dec 09, 2008 at 6:00 PM Wamu Theater Seattle
Friday, Dec 12, 2008 at 7:00 PM The Warfield
San Francisco, CA
Saturday, Jan 17, 2009 at 7:00 PM Magness Arena at University of Denver
Monday, Jan 19, 2009 at 7:00 PM Northrop Auditorium
Tuesday, Jan 20, 2009 at 6:30 PM UIC Pavilion
Friday, Jan 23, 2009 at 7:00 PM Air Canada Centre
Sunday, Jan 25, 2009 at 7:00 PM Madison Square Garden
New York, NY
Monday, Jan 26, 2009 at 6:30 PM Agganis Arena
Wednesday, Jan 28, 2009 at 7:00 PM Patriot Center
Saturday, Jan 31, 2009 at 7:00 PM Grand Ole Opry
Monday, Feb 02, 2009 at 7:00 PM Verizon Wireless Theatre TX
Wednesday, Feb 04, 2009 at TBA NOKIA Theatre at Grand Prairie
Grand Prairie, TX
On Monday night, over 17,000 fans enjoyed two exciting NCAA Hockey match-ups at the TD Banknorth Garden for the first round of the 2008 Boston Beanpot Tournament. In the evening’s first game, Harvard University got out to a quick start scoring three goals in the games first eight minutes en route to a 3-1 victory over cross-town opponent Northeastern University.
The nightcap featured a battle between city rivals Boston College and Boston University. The two teams had faced off in the Beanpot Championship game four out of the last five years and many looked at this match-up’s winner to be the heavy favorite in next week’s final. BC prevailed in a thrilling 4-3 OT win in a game that featured three ties and four lead changes.
The ninth-ranked Eagles (13-6-7) reached the championship game for the fifth time in six years, ending BU’s long run of Beanpot success.
The Terriers (8-14-4) had won three straight Beanpots and 11 of the past 13. Since 1983, they had advanced to the final every year except 1994.
The 2008 Beanpot Championship game featuring BC vs. Harvard will be played on February 11, 2008 starting at 8pm at the TD Banknorth Garden. The consolation game will be played prior to that at 5pm with the match-up of BU vs. NEU.
Tournament Notes: BC’s Nathan Gerbe scored the game-tying and game-winning goals in the first round contest. BU’s goaltender Brett Bennett made 30 saves in the losing effort.
Harvard has not been in a Beanpot final since 1998, and has not won the tournament since 1993. Northeastern currently has the longest title drought, last winning it all in 1988.