It's going to be a good season for music, from the classics to the pop hits. Here are some of the biggest shows coming our way this season.
@ The Tacoma Dome
Katy Perry continues her North American leg of the Prismatic World Tour as she reaches the Tacoma Dome on September 13. Said Perry, "This colorful show will bring you all the songs you know as well as ones from my new album, PRISM."
@ White River Amphitheater
"Two of hip hop's biggest artists are joining forces to co-headline one of the biggest tours of summer 2014: Drake vs. Lil Wayne. The name of the tour "Drake vs. Lil Wayne" gives the impression that the tour will be more of a battle between the two hip hop stars with both artists performing on stage together instead of separate sets."
@ The Tacoma Dome
Five-time American Country Music nominee, Blake Shelton brings his "Ten Times Crazier Tour 2014" to the Tacoma Dome in September. And your ticket can also go to something good - according to the Tacoma Dome website, Blake is also donating $1 from every fan club presale ticket sold to the Academy of Country Music's Lifting Lives Foundation through his "Blake is #TenTimesCrazier!" Thunderclap campaign.Find tickets here.
@ Snoqualmie Casino Ballroom
Boyz II Men redefined pop R&B and continue to create timeless hits, even as they celebrate their 20th anniversary.
@ The Paramount Theatre
According to Seattle Theater Group, "Listening to the songs on Sam Smith's full-length debut, "In The Lonely Hour," it becomes evident that he is something of an emotional wellspring. While lots of artists will say that they've been playing music their entire lives, in Smith's case, this is absolutely true."
Elton John and his band return to KeyArena on September 27 for the "All The Hits" tour. A 10-city tour, the show features Elton John's iconic hits and classic album tracks from his five-decade career. According to KeyArena, Elton John's band includes original members Davey Johnstone on guitar and Nigel Olsson on drums, as well as Matt Bissonette on bass, John Mahon on percussion, and Kim Bullard on keyboards.
@ The Gorge Amphitheatre
The Zac Brown Band heads to the Gorge Amphitheatre in Quincy for a one-night only concert that the Gorge calls, a "liberating country music feast for every country music and ZBB fan!"
@ Comcast Arena at Everett
Platinum-selling recording artist Demi Lovato will kick off her World Tour on September 6 and makes her stop in Everett on October 2. Christina Perri and MKTO join as special guests.
@ The Paramount Theater
Following the release of his new self-titled record, Ryan Adams comes to Seattle on Monday, October 6. Said Seattle Theater Group, "Mixing the heartfelt angst of a singer/songwriter with the cocky brashness of a garage rocker, Ryan Adams is at once one of the few artists to emerge from the alt-country scene to achieve mainstream commercial success and the one who most strongly refused to be defined by the genre, leaping from one spot to another stylistically while following his increasingly prolific muse."
Phish visits Seattls as a part of a 12-date fall tour that will take the band to seven West Coast cities. It follows the release of their new album, Fuego, produced by Bob Ezrin (Pink Floyd, Lou Reed, Peter Gabriel) which debuted in the Top 10 of the Billboard 200.
@ Snoqualmie Casino
Kenny Loggins' four-decade-plus career has taken him from the top of the charts to the toast of the Grammys. His latest tour takes him to Snoqualmie Casino where you can see him live.
On tour to support the duo's new album, "Turn Blue," which was released May 13, The Black Keys return to Seattle.Find tickets here.
U.K. band Bastille has added 14 dates to its Fall 2014 North American tour, including a stop in Seattle this November. So far, Bastille has completed three sold-out North American tours in less than a year.
@ The Tacoma Dome
After a 16-year absence, Christine McVie re-joins Fleetwood Mac bandmates Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks as they launch the "On With The Show Tour."
@ The Tacoma Dome
Judas Priest returns to Washington to bring the "Redeemer of Souls Tour 2014" with special guest Steel Panther.
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