2013 is here, and included in your resolutions should be attending more concerts. Even though the year is young and only several handfuls of concerts have been announced, there is plenty to look forward to. We just hope you are down for a road-trip.
Walk the Moon at Beachland Ballroom – February 9th & 10th
Demand for tickets to see the Cincy natives was so great the Beachland added a second evening. Tickets still remain for night #2. Pacific Air opens the concert. Expect a night built around synthy art-pop, sing-a-longs, and plenty of dancing. Get your tickets for only $15 by visiting BeachlandBallroom.com.
Maroon 5 / Neon Trees /Owl City at Schottenstein Center (Columbus) – February 13th
Following the release of their best selling new album, Overexposed, GRAMMY winning recording artist Maroon 5 is teaming up with Neon Trees and Owl City for one of the Spring’s hottest tours. Tickets run $29.50 – $75.50. To get more info or purchase tickets, head over to the Schottenstein Center’s website or Ticketmaster.com. VIP tickets are also available.
Matchbox Twenty / Phillip Phillips at Akron Civic Theater -February 17th
Fueled by “She’s So Mean,” Matchbox’s Twenty’s latest release, North, debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200. Season 11 winner of American Idol, Phillip Phillips opens the concert. Tickets are still available for this concert and run $49.50 – $99.50. Get more information and purchase tickets on the Akron Civic’s website.
Owl City at House of Blues – February 24th
Adam Young will take a day off the aforementioned tour with Maroon 5 and Neon Tree and return to Cleveland for a concert at the House of Blues. Tickets cost $22 and are available on Livenation.com or the House of Blues website and box office.
Muse at Quicken Loans Arena – February 28th
In support of the release of their latest album, The 2nd Law, Muse will be touring North America for their 2nd Law tour in January. Dead Sara opens the concert. Tickets are now on sale and range from $35 – $59.50. Get more information and purchase tickets by visiting TheQArena.com.
Taylor Swift / Ed Sheeran at Quicken Loans Arena – April 25th
In support of her blockbuster new album, RED, six-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift returns to Quicken Loans Arena on April 25th, 2013 with special guest Ed Sheeran! Note: This concert is SOLD OUT.
One Direction at Nationwide Arena (Columbus) – June 18th
Billboard named One Direction 2012′s ‘Top New Artist’ while Huffington Post named 2012 “The Year of One Direction.” Now, the English-Irish boy band look to keep the momentum going with a summer tour across the US. Note: This concert is currently SOLD OUT. Ticketmaster also notes that reserved seats may be released before the event.
Justin Bieber at Quicken Loans Arena – July 13th
Few tickets remain for this concert. Tickets range from $39.50 – $95. VIP tickets are also available. Get more information and purchase tickets by visiting the Q’s website.
Other notable concerts – Bon Jovi, Passion Pit, James McCartney.