Rock icon John Mellencamp will embark on a 2019 tour across North America, hitting the stage in support of his highly anticipated upcoming album!
“The John Mellencamp Show” kicks off on February 7 with a show in Mellencamp’s home state of Indiana at the Morris Performing Arts Center in South Bend. From there, the “Pink Houses” rocker will take to the stage in cities including Cincinnati, Baltimore, Kansas City, and Charlotte before wrapping things up with a back-to-back performance in Clearwater, FL on March 30 and March 31.
The 26-date trek will also include two nights in New York City (February 25-26) and Nashville (March 19-20).
“The John Mellencamp Show” promises to deliver performances of the rocker’s classic fan favorites, plus some new material off his forthcoming album Other People’s Stuff. The album marks Mellencamp’s 24th album release, following 2017’s Sad Clowns and Hillbillies.
Other People’s Stuff is set to drop on November 6.
Who Is John Mellencamp?
Heartland rock star John Mellencamp rose to fame in the 1980s when he released a string of Top 10 singles, including “Pink Houses,” “Jack & Diane,” “R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A.,” and “Small Town,” to name just a few. Mellencamp collected 22 Top 40 hits in the US and holds the record for most tracks by a solo artist to hit the number one spot on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. To date, he has released a total of 23 full-length studio albums, for which he’s earned 13 Grammy nominations (taking home one).
Mellencamp’s blend of heartland rock and folk has been influenced by artists including Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, James Brown and the Rolling Stones. An inductee of both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Songwriters Hall of Fame, he has been called “one of the 10 best songwriters of all time” by legendary singer-songwriter Johnny Cash.
John Mellencamp has been hailed by critics and fans alike as one of the most authentic and crowd-pleasing concert performers of all time. His live shows produce an electrifying atmosphere unparalleled by any other artists in his ranking. His extensive touring and record-breaking hits have cemented his place at the forefront of American Music.