After 34 Years, The Izod Center Is Closing Down

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As a long-time New Jersey resident, I’ve seen countless superstars perform at the iconic Izod Center in East Rutherford NJ, everyone from Bruce Springsteen to Bon Jovi to Justin Timberlake. But now after 34 years, the venue is being forced to close, citing $8.5 million in losses and mounting state subsidies.

While the Izod Center was flush in it’s heyday, thanks to new venues taking a healthy chunk of it’s livelihood (the New Jersey Devils moved to the Prudential Center in Newark, while the Nets moved to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn), the aging arena didn’t stand a chance.

The remaining few events on their books, including Chris Brown and Trey Songz in February and Maroon 5 in March, will be moved to the Prudential Center in Newark.

It’s a sad day for those of us who grew up going to events here..

Rush Announces North American ‘R40 Live’ Tour Dates

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Celebrating 40 years, RUSH and Live Nation have confirmed that the R40 Live tour will visit 34 cities throughout North America this summer beginning May 8th in Tulsa, Oklahoma and finishing on August 1st in Los Angeles, California. These not-to-be-missed concerts will highlight four decades of the band’s music.

Over the course of their amazing career, Rush has lived a lifetime together, providing an influential soundtrack to many of their fans’ lives. Some have been with them since the start, while others have discovered them along the way and delved into their incredible body of work.

After 40 years together and 20 gold and platinum studio albums, RUSH is ready to celebrate with the most loyal fans in the world by embarking on their 21st tour, one which will most likely be their last major tour of this magnitude. Celebrate four decades of music with three incredible musicians — all in one night.

Rush tickets for the RUSH: R40 Live tour go on sale starting January 30th in select markets.

Motley Crue Announces Their Final Tour Dates

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After thirty-four years performing together, iconic rock band Mötley Crüe announced today on Fox and Friends the details of their final performance.

The band will bring their Final Tour show to North America this summer, playing 34 shows in cities such as Chicago, New York, Toronto, Atlanta, and Mexico City.

“In some of the cities, we could only reach a fraction of the fans who wanted to come see us play last year because of ticket demand so we’re coming back to those places to bring them our full production including the Crüecifly drum coaster, as well as all pyro and every other bell and whistle. Even despite the overwhelming fan demand we can only add so many new cities in North America because of our commitment to take the Final Tour global on our final year.” says Nikki Sixx.

Following the North American summer shows, the band will take the Final Tour on more international dates this Fall before “all bad things come to an end” for good on New Year’s Eve 2015, where Motley Crue will perform their final show at Staples Center in their hometown of Los Angeles.

Motley Crue tickets for this final leg of the Final Tour go on sale this Friday and Saturday. Naturally, we’ll have great seats available for all of these shows.

#RIPMotleyCrue

Super Bowl XLIX Tickets Are On Sale Now!

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Every February the world seems to stop and focus all of their attention on the National Football League. 2015 will be no different when Super Bowl XLIX makes its way to the greater Phoenix area. It will mark the seventh anniversary of the last time that the Super Bowl was played at University of Phoenix Stadium. It will be tough to top the incredible game that was played in ‘08, in which the Giants defeated the juggernaut Patriots in one of the biggest upsets in league history.

After battling through their respective conference playoffs, the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks will face off in Super Bowl 49. Weather-wise, NFL fans couldn’t ask for a much better location than Glendale, Arizona. Make a memory that will last a lifetime when you purchase Super Bowl tickets.

Tickets to the 2015 Super Bowl are now on sale, and we’ve got a wide selection of Super Bowl XLIX tickets available to fit your budget!

Sad News For Black Crowes Fans : The Band Has Broken Up

The Black Crowes

The Black Crowes founding member Rich Robinson released a shocking statement yesterday, announcing to the world that The Black Crowes are breaking up. :(

“It is with great disappointment and regret that after having the privilege of writing and performing the music of The Black Crowes over the last 24 years, I find myself in the position of saying that the band has broken up,” the guitarist said in a statement. “I hold my time with the Black Crowes with the utmost respect and sincerest appreciation. It is a huge swath of my life’s body of work. I couldn’t be more proud of what we accomplished and deeply moved by the relationships people created and maintained with my music. That alone is the greatest honor of being a musician.

“I love my brother and respect his talent but his present demand that I must give up my equal share of the band and that our drummer for 28 years and original partner, Steve Gorman, relinquish 100% of his share, reducing him to a salaried employee, is not something I could agree to,” Robinson continued, referencing his brother, Crowes frontman and co-founder Chris Robinson. “There are so many people who have helped and supported us along the way. I want to give a heartfelt thank you to all of our fans, our friends behind the scenes, and to everyone who was a part of The Black Crowes.”

The Black Crowes previously split up in 2002 and went on hiatus in 2010, only to return both times, so that’s not to say that this is the end for the brand. But with brother Chris Robinson currently busy with his new band, The Chris Robinson Brotherhood, it’s not looking good.

Dave Matthews Band Announces Their 2015 Summer Tour Dates!

Dave Matthews Band will be performing two full sets each evening on its 2015 summer tour, and they’ve released this video to get fans geared up for #dmb2sets 2015!

The 2015 North American tour will kick off on May 13th in Austin, TX and includes two-night stands in Camden, NJ, Saratoga Springs, NY, Noblesville, IN, East Troy, WI, West Palm Beach, FL and Englewood, CO. The band will also play its traditional Labor Day weekend at The Gorge Amphitheatre on September 4th-6th.

Dave Matthews Band 2015 Summer Tour Itinerary:
5/13 – Austin
5/15 – Dallas
5/16 – The Woodlands
5/19 – Rogers
5/20 – Southaven
5/22 – Raleigh
5/23 – Bristow
5/30 – Atlanta
6/02 – Orange Beach
6/03 – Tuscaloosa
6/05 – Cincinnati
6/06 – Burgettstown
6/09 – Wantagh
6/10 – Holmdel
6/12 – Hartford
6/13 – Mansfield
6/26 – Camden
6/27 – Camden
6/30 – Des Moines
7/01 – St Paul
7/03 – Saratoga Springs
7/04 – Saratoga Springs
7/07 – Clarkston
7/08 – Cuyahoga Falls
7/10 – Charlotte
7/11 – Virginia Beach
7/14 – Bonner Springs
7/15 – Maryland Heights
7/17 – Noblesville
7/18 – Noblesville
7/21 – Toronto
7/22 – Montreal
7/25 – East Troy
7/26 – East Troy
7/29 – Tampa
7/31 – West Palm Beach
8/01 – West Palm Beach
8/28 – Englewood
8/29 – Englewood
9/01 – Vancouver
9/04 – George
9/05 – George
9/06 – George
9/09 – Stateline
9/11 – Mountain View
9/12 – Irvine
9/13 – Phoenix

Presales for Dave Matthews Band tickets begin Thursday January 15th at 10am EST.

Coachella 2015 Line-Up Announced!

The 2015 Coachella lineup was just released, and once again they’ve outdone themselves, putting together a pretty epic lineup that is sure to please even the most jaded of music fans!

This year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (which sticks with the two weekend format) takes place on April 10-12 and April 17-19, with AC/DC headlining on Friday night, Jack White headlining on Saturday, and Drake closing it down on Sunday night!

Other notables to check out include Interpol, Steely Dan, Belle and Sebastian, Bad Religion, Florence + the Machine, Kaskade, David Guetta, and more.

Check out the poster below for the full daily lineup:
Coachella-2015

2015 Coachella tickets are currently available for purchase!

World Series 2014 – Royals vs. Giants

After an exciting Championship Series, the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants came out victorious in their respective divisions, and will now face off against each other in the 2014 World Series!

We always tell our customers the same thing, if you’re planning on seeing a World Series game, buy your tickets as soon as possible. Why? Because prices typically go up as the series is paid, so the early bird gets the best deals!

We’ve got tickets for all 7 games – And as always, if a game isn’t played due to elimination, you’re entitled to a full refund (minus shipping charges).

So what are you waiting for? Get your World Series tickets today!

The NHL Hockey Season Kicks Off Tomorrow!

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October is the best month of the year for sports fans. Football is in full swing, baseball playoffs have just begun, and it marks the beginning of hockey season! That’s right, tomorrow marks the official start of the NHL hockey season, and we’ve got great NHL Hockey Tickets for all of your favorite teams.

Whether your team looks to feed off of their success from last season or start fresh by dominating a new schedule, there are sure to be some thrilling faceoffs all season long. So see all of the crushing checks and spectacular goals by some of the most talented athletes LIVE, with seats close enough to experience all of the action yourself!

Which Two Teams Will Face Off In The World Series?

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We’re in the midst of the seven-game NLCS and ALCS series, with the Baltimore Orioles facing off against the Kansas City Royals in the American League, and the San Francisco Giants facing off against the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League. Which of these two teams will advance to the World Series??

While it’s too soon to tell, we’re enjoying every minute of this pennant race, and it’s even better when you’re experiencing all the action live from the stadium! We’ve got a vast assortment of 2014 MLB Playoff tickets for all of the remaining games! And of course, if a game is not played due to elimination, a full refund will be issued.

So what are you waiting for? Grab some tickets to an upcoming game, grab your mitt, and get ready for a night you won’t soon forget!

Get your MLB Playoff tickets now!