Listening to an album has its moments, but nothing beats the adrenaline from a good live show. This fall, in support of an exciting batch of new albums, our favorite stars will be going on the road and making appearances in our hometowns. Here are 7 fall tours that are bound to be showstoppers.
After teasing with some new songs at their live performances in July, Pearl Jam will officially be taking it all off this fall. Beginning in October, Pearl Jam will be heading on a twenty-four date North American tour in support of their latest album, Lightning Bolt. Get tickets here.
Kanye West is taking a break from courting controversies and will be kicking off his fall tour in October. So far, West hasn’t done any full out live cuts of his latest album Yeezus, so the tour should definitely be a doozy. This will be West’s return to the live stage after 2011’s Watch the Throne tour with Jay Z. For tickets, click here.
After hitting the European road, P!nk has added additional North American dates for her Truth About Love tour. Now playing sixty dates in the U.S., P!nk will be kicking off in Oakland, California on October 10 and will be supported by Denver band Churchill. Click here for tickets.
Known for their manic live shows, the Arctic Monkeys will be gracing America with their presence for seventeen tour dates. Beginning on September 16 in New York City, the boys will be touring in support of their latest album, AM. Tickets are already flying off the virtual shelves, so secure your stubs here.
Nine Inch Nails
In true rock star style, Trent Reznor is eating some delicious crow after dramatically announcing in 2009 that Nine Inch Nails would never tour again… only to announce a fall tour for this year. Before taking over the world, NIN will be embarking on a North American tour on September 28. Get your tickets here.
The always-glorious India.Arie will be touring in support of her 5th full-length album, Songversation this fall, kicking off at Seattle’s Neptune Theatre on September 21. Get your filling of “Cocoa Butter” here.
Jay Z has been super busy lately, brokering deals with Samsung, taking the dash out of his name, and of course there was that insanely successful Legends of Summer tour with Justin Timberlake. In support of the awesome Magna Carter... Holy Grail, Jay Z will hitting the road again at the end of November. Tickets are available here.