TicketNetwork.com May live events preview

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There's a lot going on in May. This Friday is Cinco de Mayo. Tuesday, May 8, is V-E Day, or "Victory in Europe Day," the day the Allies won the European Theater of World War II 67 years ago. Sunday, May 13, is Mother's Day (don't forget it!). Finally, Monday, May 28, is Memorial Day. There's also a lot happening in concert, sports, and theater events:

Concerts

The Bamboozle: The popular festival has returned to its original home base in Asbury Park, NJ, for its 10th anniversary! This year's headliners include Bon Jovi, Foo Fighters, Skrillex, Mac Miller, Blink-182, and Incubus. The festival will run from May 18 to 20.

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Roger Waters: Waters is continuing his successful "The Wall Tour," featuring the entirety of the class album from Pink Floyd. Rogers' tour will begin on May 1 and end July 14.

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Dave Matthews Band: After spending much of last year hosting multi-day music festivals, DMB is back on the touring circuit, whilst getting ready to release an album later this year. The tour will begin on May 18.

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Other Concerts in May:

  • LMFAO and Rascal Flatts begin their latest tours on April 22.
  • Blink-182 begins a brief tour on May 10, including an appearance at The Bamboozle (see above). They will be joined by The All-American Rejects on select dates.
  • The Sasquatch! Music Festival runs from May 25 to 28.
  • The Bayou Country Music Fest runs from May 26 to 28

Sports

MLB: MLB Interleague Play begins on May 18. Some of the top series include Red Sox at Phillies, Reds at Yankees, and Orioles at Nationals.

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Boxing: Boxing powerhouses Floyd Mayweather and Miguel Cotto are matched up in a fight set at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 5.

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UFC 146: The 146th Ultimate Fighting Championship will pit Junior Dos Santos against Alistair Overeem and Diego Velázquez against Frank Mir in Las Vegas, NV, on May 26.

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Other Sports Events in May:

  • The NBA Playoffs will run throughout the month.
  • The NHL Playoffs also run throughout the month.
  • The Indianapolis 500 is on May 27 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Theater

Harvey: The play about a man who befriends an imaginary anthropomorphic rabbit is returning to Broadway after 67 years! Previews for the revival, starring The Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons, will begin on May 18.

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Lion King: Now in its 15th year, the musical is headed to Orlando and Miami. It's also still on Broadway in New York and the West End in London.

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Wicked: The musical about Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West, and her relationship with Glinda the Good Witch is on tour in Denver, CO; Durham, NC; Sacramento, CA; and Dayton, OH.

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Other Theater Events in May:

  • Les Miserables is on tour in Jacksonville, FL; Cincinnati, OH; West Palm Beach, FL; and Austin, TX.
  • Billy Elliot is in Los Angeles, CA, through Mother's Day.
  • Jersey Boys is appearing in Chicago, IL, until June 2; Kansas City, MO, until May 20; and Atlanta, GA, startingMay 22.

What are you looking forward to in May? Let us know in the comments!

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