Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Lady Gaga to Replace Beyoncé at Coachella; Depeche Mode coming to Hollywood Bowl in early October 2017

Here is the latest news as it relates to the upcoming Coachella 2017

According to multiple sources, including Billboard, Lady Gaga has been confirmed to replace Beyoncé and will headline on Saturday nights (April 15 and 22) both weekends of Coachella 2017.

Coachella is set to be held at the Empire Polo Grounds in Indio, CA April 14-16, 2017, and again the following weekend, April 21-23, 2017.

According to Billboard, "officials with festival organizers Goldenvoice and AEG Live are finalizing plans to bring Gaga's huge stage production to Coachella and will make the announcement in the coming days."

Last week Beyoncé, who is pregnant with twins, was forced to pull out of performing at Coachella. The entertainer is slated to perform at the event in 2018.

Check in at Coachella.com for all the details as they are made official.

Depeche Mode to perform at Hollywood Bowl on October 12 & 14, 2017; launch North American tour in late August 2017

As promised, Depeche Mode continues to roll out theirGlobal Spirit Tour, with the second leg bringing their stunning live show to fans across North America this fall.
Following an extensive European summer tour, the 28 show North American run, exclusively promoted by Live Nation, will kick off on August 23rd in Salt Lake City, UT and will stop in 26 cities across the United States and Canada, before wrapping up in Edmonton, Alberta on October 27th.
Fans can register now for early access to tickets at presale.depechemode.com. By registering, fans will reserve a spot in line for the fan presale, which they can then improve by sharing their unique presale link with friends and family, or by preordering Depeche Mode's new album Spirit. On March 6, days before tickets go on general sale to the public, fans who have registered will be let into a special ticket presale in waves, based on their place in line.
The European stadium leg of the Global Spirit Tour, running May through July, has already sold over 1.5 million tickets and has sold-out shows across Europe - just the start of what is poised to be a record-breaking global tour. The Global Spirit Tour will later bring the band to Latin America, with details to be announced shortly.
The Global Spirit Tour is in support of the band's upcoming 14th studio album, Spirit, out on March 17th via Columbia Records.  The album's powerful and timely first single, "Where's The Revolution", has already been well-received by critics and fans alike, lauded as a strong "return to form" for Depeche Mode. Spirit has already garnered critical acclaim in early previews, with Q Magazine calling it "the most energized Depeche Mode album in years".
Pre-order Spirit from digital retailers here:smarturl.it/Spirit
Depeche Mode Global Spirit Tour - Fall 2017 North American Tour
August 23
Salt Lake City, UT
USANA Amphitheatre
August 25
Denver, CO
Pepsi Center
August 27
Detroit, MI
DTE Energy Music Theatre
August 30
Chicago, IL
Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
September 1
Uncasville, CT
Mohegan Sun Arena
September 3
Toronto, ON
Air Canada Centre
September 5
Montreal, QC
Centre Bell
September 7
Washington, DC
Verizon Center
September 9
New York, NY
Madison Square Garden
September 11
New York, NY
Madison Square Garden
September 13
Tampa, FL
MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
September 15
Miami, FL
AmericanAirlines Arena
September 18
Nashville, TN
Ascend Amphitheater
September 20
Austin, TX
Austin360 Amphitheatre
September 22
Dallas, TX
Starplex Pavilion
September 24
Houston, TX
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman
September 27
Phoenix, AZ
AK-Chin Pavilion
September 30
Las Vegas, NV
T-Mobile Arena
October 2
Santa Barbara, CA
Santa Barbara County Bowl
October 6
San Diego, CA
Mattress Firm Amphitheatre
October 8
San Jose, CA
SAP Center
October 10
Oakland, CA
Oracle Arena
October 12
Los Angeles, CA
Hollywood Bowl
October 14
Los Angeles, CA
Hollywood Bowl
October 21
Seattle, WA
October 23
Portland, OR
Moda Center
October 25
Vancouver, BC
Rogers Arena
October 27
Edmonton, AB
Rogers Place
On the North American leg of the Global Spirit Tour, the band will continue their charity partnership with Swiss watch maker Hublot, raising money and awareness for charity: water toward their mission of providing safe drinking water to everyone in the world.
Citi® is the official credit card of the Global Spirit Tour. Citi cardmembers will have access to presale tickets beginning Tuesday, March 7 at 10AM through Citi's Private Pass® program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com.
AT&T is sending customers to the front of the line with AT&T priority pre-sale ticket access also beginning on Tuesday, March 7 at 10AM via the AT&T THANKS program. For complete pre-sale details visit att.com/frontoftheline.
American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets to the Hollywood Bowl performances before the general public beginning Tuesday, March 7 at 10AM.
About Depeche Mode: One of the most influential, beloved and best-selling musical acts of all time, Depeche Mode have sold over 100 million records and played live to more than 30 million fans worldwide. Formed in 1980, Depeche Mode - Martin Gore, Dave Gahan and Andy Fletcher - continue to win critical and commercial acclaim around the world both in the studio and on the road, with innumerable artists citing them as inspirations and innovators.  The band's 13 studio albums have reached the Top Ten in over 20 countries, including the US and UK. Their last studio album, 2013'sDelta Machine, debuted at #1 in 12 countries around the world, and launched a world tour that saw the band play to more than 2.5 million fans. In fall 2016, Depeche Mode's Video Singles Collection, a definitive 3 DVD library anthology containing more than four hours of their groundbreaking music videos, was released by SONY Music Entertainment. Their upcoming 14th studio album Spirit and the Global Spirit Tour are poised to continue the band's history of musical innovation and the band's critical and commercial success.   

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