The coming week's onsales scene is going to be particularly busy as two of pop's hottest acts release tickets for their upcoming tours. That's right — it's time for One Direction and Lady Gaga tickets to go on sale. Tickets for about half of the tour dates for the Where We Are and artRave tours are going up for grabs in the coming few days. The 1D tickets go on sale this Saturday while the Gaga onsale is on Monday.
Other artists and bands going on sale this week include George Strait at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX; Jason Aldean; Journey and Steve Miller Band; Prince; Luke Bryan; and Skrillex. All of these acts have onsales on Friday.
In sports, the Boston Red Sox have Spring Training tickets on sale Saturday, for their games in Ft. Myers, FL, in February and March. There is also a UFC® on Fox event and tennis' Davis Cup® on sale Friday, and several Monster Jam® and WWE® events on sale Saturday.
Finally, in theater, the Wicked tour has onsales for Apple, WI, this Friday. There are also onsales for Evita in Buffalo on Sunday; Once in Buffalo, NY, and Des Moines, IA, on Sunday and Monday respectively; and The Book of Mormon in Boston on Monday.
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I'm one of those people who kind of loves holiday music. Around this time of the year, I'm guilty of swapping my Pandora stations to play Christmas songs and I've even purchased entire holiday albums (hi, 2000 Christina Aguilera album "My Kind of Christmas").
I don't cringe when I hear holiday songs in the stores (even if it is before Thanksgiving) and I won't turn the radio off no matter how many times I've heard that particular song.
Except when it comes to five of them. I present to you my list of the five absolute worst holiday and Christmas songs of all time.
#5: "Grandma Got Run over by a Reindeer"
So I don't actually hate this song. I even understand the appeal of it for kids. In fact, I actually thought this song was hilarious when I was little. But as an adult, it's certainly not my favorite holiday song. If I never heard it again, I'd be fine with that.
After suffering a hip injury earlier this year, Lady Gaga is back with her latest tour. Entitled artRave, the tour supports Gaga's recently released third studio album, ARTPOP. The tour begins on May 4 at BB&T Center in Sunrise, FL, and ends on July 21 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA. However, Gaga will be performing earlier than this, as she will close out the iconic Roseland Ballroom in New York City with a seven-night run from March 28 to April 7.
The U.S. dates for the tour are featured below. Click here for more information on tickets and upcoming tour dates.
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