Sunday, December 2, 2012

Recent Gaga, Rock announcements - no CLT dates

Taylor Swift may have recently announced her return to Time Warner Cable Arena next March when her Red Tour winds through town on the 22nd, but a couple other headliners haven't included Charlotte on their calendars.

LiveNation announced Friday that Lady Gaga's Born This Way Ball World Tour will stop in Greensboro on March 18 of next year. It's the second to last date listed on her website. Likewise, Kid Rock's Rebel Soul Tour will play Greenville, SC's Bi-Lo Center February 16 with Buck Cherry and Hellbound Glory (who, as an aside, has gone from playing Tremont's Casbah and sleeping on my friend's floor to an arena tour in what will be little more than six months). Tickets for both Gaga (pictured) and Rock go on sale through Ticketmaster and LiveNation outlets Friday, December 7.

The Fillmore has added several dates to it's calendar of late and it's located right here. Those shows include Testament with Overkill, Flotsam and Jetsam, and 4arm February 10, moe. February 15, Dropkick Murphys March 5, and Excision's The Execution Tour with Paper Diamond & Vaski March 7. Of course none of those acts are playing arenas. You might have to travel a couple hours for your Gagas, Rocks, Miranda Lamberts & Dierks Bentleys (whose previously announced Locked and Loaded Tour with Lee Brice kicks off in Columbia January 17).