Friday, March 18, 2016

Chris Stapleton announces new spring 2016 tour dates

Rising country star Chris Stapleton has had a hell of year since the release of his acclaimed debut solo album Traveller. He won four Grammys, topped the Billboard 200 chart and appeared on SNL just to name a few highlights of the last year. Now he has announced some new spring tour dates that will bring him to the Triangle.

Stapleton will play Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary on Friday, May 20. Sam Lewis will open. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. today, March 18, via Etix for $43 to $50.

Check out Chris Stapleton's poignant new video for "Fire Away" from Traveller below.

Monday, March 14, 2016

New show announcements: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Lucius, B.o.B

Edward Sharpe and the
Magnetic Zeroes
Here is another of our increasingly sporadic roundups of new shows coming to the Triangle in the coming months. Let's get started.

First, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes will release a new album on April 15 titled PersonA. The tour in support of the album will stop at the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh on Friday, May 27. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 17, via Etix for $32 to $45.