Get your John Mellencamp tickets today! The popular singer has been producing hit after hit for almost 40 years, including "Hurts So Good," and "Paper in the Fire." In 2015, John Mellencamp launched the "Plain Spoken" tour, which made 80 stops across North America. Now in 2016, John Mellencamp has annoucned he is extending the tour with 14 new dates this spring. Find your John Mellencamp tickets today on TicketNetwork.com and see the singer live in 2016!
|Current Tour:||"Plain Spoken"|
|Discography:||Chestnut Street Incident (1976)
A Biography (1978)
John Cougar (1979)
Nothin' Matters and What If It Did (1980)
American Fool (1982)
The Kid Inside (1983)
The Lonesome Jubilee (1987)
Big Daddy (1989)
Whenever We Wanted (1991)
Human Wheels (1993)
Dance Naked (1994)
Mr. Happy Go Lucky (1996)
John Mellencamp (1998)
Rough Harvest (1999)
Cuttin' Heads (2001)
Trouble No More (2003)
Freedom's Road (2007)
Life, Death, Love and Freedom (2008)
No Better Than This (2010)
Plain Spoken (2014)
John Mellencamp released his 20th studio album, Plain Spoken in September 2014. Released via Repuublic Records, the album's first and only single was "Troubled Man," which John Mellencamp debuted at a concert in July 2014. "Plain Spoken" consists of ten songs in total and reached the 18th spot on the US Billboard 200. The album reached the number 2 spot on the US Folk Albums chart.
Shorlty before the release of Plain Spoken, John Mellencamp announced the "Plain Spoken" tour. The tour kicked off on January 21, 2015 and made 80 stops before wrapping up in August. In January 2016, John Mellencamp annoucned 14 additional tour dates for 2016. The first show for the round of new dates is scheduled to take place at the Brady Theater in Tulsa, OK, and will make stops through the end of April, including at the Warner Theatre in Erie, PA and The Bushnell in Hartford, CT. Make sure to buy your John Mellencamp tickets today!
With an attitude that is unmatched by most rock and roll artists of his time, John Mellencamp has had an incredible career. Whether going by the names John Cougar, John Cougar Mellencamp, or just simply "The Coug," John Mellencamp has reached fans around the globe. Now with almost 40 years of rock and roll experience, he continues to tour, singing his classics as well as new material.
John Mellencamp was born October 7, 1951, in the heartland of America in Seymour, Indiana. After working at a phone company in his hometown, John Mellencamp moved to New York, seeking a path into music. He attached himself to manager Tony DeFries and while under his guidance recorded the albums Chestnut Street Incident and The Kid Inside, using the stage name Johnny Cougar. Neither album was successful, and John Mellencamp was dropped from his label. He continued to record after being signed by Riva Records, but it wasn't until he released American Fool (1982) that he found success. The album reached #1 on the Billboard 200 chart and contained the single "Jack and Diane," which stayed in the top spot for four weeks.
Over his career, John Mellencamp has gone through name changes from John Cougar, which was used against his will, all the way to John Mellencamp. What has stayed the same is his attitude and drive to be among the best at what he does. He has had a top ten album in the 1980's, the 1990's, and in the new millennium. John Mellencamp's single "Hurts So Good" off of American Fool won Mellencamp the Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance at the 25th annual Grammys. John Mellencamp went on to be nominated for another Grammy at the 50th annual award ceremony for Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance. Some notable John Mellencamp album's include Scarecrow (1985), Human Wheels (1993) and Freedom's Road (2007). To this day, fans are always looking to buy John Mellencamp tickets.