While Twitter is debating which former One Direction member is more popular, Niall Horan is doing his part to take the crown by embarking on his first solo tour. The singer-songwriter’s Flicker Sessions World Tour kicks off in his native Ireland in August. He’ll be making stops in England, Sweden, Australia and Japan before landing on North American shores in Los Angeles on September 19. There are 15 U.S. shows through November 22, where he’ll wrap up at The Masonic in San Francisco. Pre-sale starts July 15 and general sales begin July 15 at 10 am.
JAY-Z announced the stops on his massive 37-show 4:44 Tour this week, part of a 10-year, $200 million deal he recently signed with Live Nation. The 21-time Grammy winner will kick off the tour at the Honda Center in Anaheim, CA on October 27, followed by stops all across the U.S. and Canada. He’ll finish up back on the west coast in December. Tickets go on sale July 14 at 10 am.
The Harlem Globetrotters
The Harlem Globetrotters are dribbling around the globe again, making their way to an arena near you. Their unique brand of athleticism and comedy has been delighting audiences for decades, and this year’s action-packed tour will entertain adults and kids alike. Regular tickets are on sale July 17 at 12 pm, July 18 and July 24.
Best known as the gruff but lovable Ron Swanson on all seven seasons of NBC’s Parks and Recreation, Nick Offerman is an actor, comedian, producer and writer. Oh yeah—and a woodworker. He recently appeared in the films The Little Hour and The Hero. Tickets for his “Full Bush” comedy tour go on sale July 14 at 10 am. The tour kicks off in Missoula, MT on September 30 and includes stops around the U.S.
There’s a reason 70 million people (and counting) have seen Les Miz. The Tony Award-winning musical is enthralling and inspiring, with classic songs like “I Dreamed a Dream” and “Stars.” Even if you’re one of the millions who has already seen the show, you’ll want to check out the updated 25th anniversary version, which features new staging and reimagined scenery inspired by Victor Hugo’s own paintings. The touring company will be taking the show on the road starting September 21 in Providence, RI. Tickets go on sale July 14 at 1 pm.
After touring Europe in September and early October, Tori Amos returns to North America with 29 shows starting October 24 at the O'Shaughnessy Auditorium in Saint Paul, MN. The classically trained pianist and singer’s Native Invader Tour will end at the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles with a three-night run, December 1-3. Tickets go on sale July 14 at 10 am.