Thomas Rhett set to embark on ‘Bring The Bar To You’ tour

Thomas Rhett will be back on the road with his headlining Bring The Bar To You Tour, taking its name from a song off Rhett’s upcoming sixth studio album Where We Started.  The tour kicks off June 17 in Gilford, NH and will visit over 30 cities throughout the U.S., featuring special guests Parker McCollum and Conner Smith.

Rhett’s Where We Started album will be available on April 1. Fans can pre-order the album at your streaming service of choice.

Tickets for the Bring The Bar To You Tour go on sale to the general public on Friday, January 28 at 10:00 am local time. Citi cardmembers will have access to presale tickets beginning now – Thursday, January 27 through the Citi Entertainment program.  Visit Thomas Rhett’s official website for more information.

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Sam Hunt ready to hit the road in 2022

Sam Hunt is gearing up to hit the road again, announcing 15 shows kicking off on Feb. 10th. Hunt is expected to tour across Arizona, Texas, Florida, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and other stops, noting that more tour dates were expected to be announced in the coming weeks.

Serving as support for Hunt will be country singers Russell Dickerson, Roman Alexander and Mackenzie Porter on select dates. For ticket details and other information, visit SamHunt.com

Sam Hunt Announces 2022 Live Tour

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Broadway actor James Snyder fired from ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ over misconduct complaint

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ star James Snyder, who held the title role in the show, was fired from the Broadway production following a complaint about his conduct.  Snyder’s co-star Diane Davis filed the complaint about his conduct on Nov. 19, leading to the production launching an independent investigation by a third party. Snyder will not return following the investigation and his contract has been terminated.

The exact nature of Snyder’s conduct is unknown.   The producers said in a statement: “We are committed to fostering a safe and inclusive workplace, which is why we have robust workplace policies and procedures in place for all those involved in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.  This includes struct prohibitions against harassment in any form, as well as channels through which any employee can report conduct that they believe is inappropriate. We will continue to do all we can to ensure the extremely talented team that brings this production to life feels safe, empowered and fully supported.”

Snyder has also starred in Broadway productions of Cry-Baby, If/Then and In Transit, and has appeared on television in The Good Wife, Blue Bloods, Cold Case, Rizzoli & Isles and more.

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Michael Madsen’s son Hudson dies by suicide at age 26

Hudson Madsen, the 26-year-old son of actor Michael Madsen, has died by suicide.The family confirmed Hudson’s death in a statement reading: “We are heartbroken and overwhelmed with grief and pain at the loss of Hudson. His memory and light will be remembered by all who knew and loved him. We ask for privacy and respect during this difficult time.”

Hudson died of a gunshot wound to the head in a suspected suicide on the island of Oahu, a spokesperson for the Honolulu Medical Examiner confirmed. Hudson lived in Hawaii with his wife Carlie, having moved to the island of Oahu in 2019. He was the oldest of Michael’s three children with wife DeAnna Madsen. The couple also shares sons Calvin and Luke. Michael is also the father of two older sons, Christian and Max, whom he shares with ex Jeannine Bisignano.

Michael Masden 64, is a long-time collaborator with film director Quentin Tarantino, who is also a personal friend. Tarantino is the godfather of both Hudson and Calvin. Masden has appeared in several of Tarantino’s films, including Reservoir Dogs and Kill Bill: Vol. 1 and 2.

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Kid Rock to launch North American tour with support from Foreigner, Grand Funk Railroad and more

Kid Rock will hit the road in North America this April on “The Bad Reputation Tour”, with support from Foreigner, Grand Funk Railroad and, on select dates, Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening. All shows will also feature support from country singer Trey Lewis.

Kid Rock will also release a new album titled Bad Reputation which will coincide with the upcoming tour. The album will mark Kid’s first new music since 2017’s Sweet Southern Sugar, which debuted and peaked at No. 8 on the Billboard 200.

“The Bad Reputation Tour” kicks-off April 6 in Evansville, Ind., and will run through Sept. 17 in Clarkston, Mich. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, January 28 at 10 a.m. ET via Ticketmaster.   For more information, visit Kid Rock’s official website here – kidrock.com.

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Elton John postpones concert dates after testing positive for COVID-19

Elton John’s two shows at the American Airlines Center in Dallas are being postponed after John announced he has tested positive for COVID-19. The singer is fully vaccinated and boosted and is experiencing only mild symptoms at this time.

The two shows — scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 25 and Jan. 26 — are expected to be rescheduled for a later date.   A statement posted on the American Airlines Center website read:  “It is with great regret that the Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour dates in Dallas set for Tuesday, Jan. 25 and Wednesday, Jan. 26 must be postponed due to Elton recently testing positive for COVID-19. Fortunately, Elton is fully vaccinated and boosted, and is experiencing only mild symptoms. Fans should hold on to their tickets as they will be honored at the rescheduled dates to be announced soon. Elton and the ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ tour look forward to returning to the stage shortly.”

John’s Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour kicked off in North America on Jan. 19 in New Orleans;  John’s tour website lists his next scheduled dates for January 29 in Little Rock, Arkansas, and January 30 in Oklahoma City; those dates were not affected or cancelled as of press time.

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Garth Brooks announces rescheduled Gillette Stadium concert date

Garth Brooks has announced a show at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., on Saturday, May 21 a part of his “Stadium Tour.” This show was rescheduled from Oct. 9, 2021, but had to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This will be the first time Brooks has played at Gillette Stadium, and it will be his only stop in New England on this tour.

Tickets for the Gillette Stadium show will go on sale on Jan. 28 at 10AM ET. Gillette Stadium is the fifth date on the tour in 2022. On Feb. 4 and 5, Brooks will do back-to-back nights in Las Vegas for Garth Brooks: The One Man Show at Dolby Live at Park MGM. Also on his schedule are five dates in Dublin, Ireland, at Croke Park Sep. 9-11 and Sep. 16-17, which will serve as the final dates of the Stadium Tour.

All but one show has sold out on Brooks’ Stadium Tour thus far. There are still tickets available for his stop in Orlando at the Camping World Stadium on March 26.

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Brett Eldredge releases video for new song “Want That Back”

Brett Eldredge released the new song “Want That Back”, as well as the official music video for the track.

Eldredge wrote the song, which is produced by Mark Trussell. It is the second new song Eldredge has shared in less than one month — he released “Holy Water” on Christmas Eve, a track he said “represents the cleansing of the spirit.”

Take a look at the video for “Want That Back” – here.

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Chelsea Handler’s memoir ‘Life Will Be The Death Of Me’ to be made into new comedy series at Peacock

Chelsea Handler is set to star in a brand new comedy series at Peacock, based on her memoir, “Life Will Be the Death of Me”, which was released in 2019.

Handler will star in the half-hour show, as well as executive produce with Liz Tuccillo of Chelsea Handler Productions.  The show will ‘center on Chelsea in crisis. She goes into therapy to become a nicer and less entitled person. Mayhem and calamity ensue as she overcorrects, stumbles, regresses, and loses her marbles on her journey to self-improvement.’   Exec producers also include Annapurna Pictures’ Sue Naegle and Megan Ellison, Chelsea Handler Productions’ Molly Burke with Jackie Sosa as co-exec producer.

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Take a look at the teaser photos for Netflix’s ‘Bridgerton’ Season 2

Netflix gave fans a sneak peek at Season 2 of Bridgerton by releasing eight new teaser photos on Twitter of what is coming up on the series’ upcoming sophomore season.

One photo shows Kate (Simone Ashley) and Anthony (Jonathan Bailey) having a romantic moment on the dance floor.  Another photo has Kate shown with her sister, Edwina (Charithra Chandran), while Anthony is shown fencing with his brothers and having a talk with his sister, Daphne (Phoebe Dynevor).

Other teasers include pictures featuring Queen Charlotte (Golda Rosheuval) reading Lady Whistledown, Penelope (Nicola Coughlan) and Eloise (Claudia Jessie) in conversation, and the Featherington women dressed in formal attire.

Season 2 of Bridgerton will premiere Friday, March 25 on Netflix.

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