Monday, April 15, 2013

Coming up? Gomez's arena tour, Ritter's return...

In recent concert announcement news Selena Gomez returns to Charlotte October 27. This time the Disney/“Spring Breakers” star, who sold out the Uptown Amphitheatre a few years back, moves up to Time Warner Cable Arena. Tickets for the Charlotte stop on her 56-city Stars Dance World T
our go on sale Saturday, April 20 at 10 a.m via Ticketmaster outlets.

Tickets for Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley’s already announced Locked and Reloaded Tour, which stops at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on August 23, go on sale Friday, April 19 at 10 a.m. Randy Rogers Band and Gwen Sebastian open the show. Fan club pre-sale starts Wednesday at 10 a.m. Check for more info.

Following the release of his new intimate, post-divorce/found new love album “The Beast in Its Tracks,” singer-songwriter Josh Ritter returns to Knight Theater on June 26 with the Royal City Band. Milk Carton Kids will open. Grammy nominated R&B singer 

Tamia performs at nearby Spirit Square’s McGlohon Theater June 12.

Tickets are also on sale for Celtic Thunder’s November 11 date at Belk Theater. Tickets for its Mythology tour, as well as for Tamia's and Ritter’s concerts are on sale at or by calling 704-372-1000.

Also recently announced: California punk vet Face to Face makes it’s Amos’ debut June 5. City and Colour, who opened Pink’s arena show in March, also play the SouthEnd venue September 25. 

Old Crow Medicine Show graduates to Ovens Auditorium May 16.

Latin duo Jesse y Joy play Neighborhood Theatre June 7. Natalia Lafourcade and Lilo also perofrm. Carolina bluegrass outfit Chatham County Line is also back at the NoDa venue June 14.

Buzzing English, hip-hop flavored dance-pop artist Charli XCX (who penned Icona Pop’s current smash single “I Love It”) boogies into Visulite June 10. Lord Huron stops by the Elizabeth neighborhood venue on June 25.

Alt-J, who had a buzz-worthy set at last weekend’s Coachella Festival, is scheduled to hit The Fillmore September 20. Tickets go on sale tomorrow, April 15, at 10 a.m. at and The Fillmore box office.

In other news the May 7 Jay May show at Tremont has been cancelled.