As the weather starts to heat up in Boston, so has the 2008 Summer Concert venue list with some great new additions to an already exciting number of shows scheduled to hit town over the next few months. Tours that will be making local stops include Madonna, Tina Turner, Bon Jovi and American Idols Live.
Madonna will be rolling into town on her Sticky and Sweet world tour that begins in Wales on Aug. 23rd. She will be hitting Boston on October 15th for an amazing night at the TD Banknorth Garden before she heads north to put on a few shows in Canada.
Tina Turner joins the list of iconic 80’s pop stars that will be making Boston a stop on their current tour. Turner’s act will be here for two nights on November 16th and 17th and many are already rushing to get tickets to what could be her last tour. Turner who performed with Beyonce at the 50th annual Grammy awards in February of ‘08 received great reviews from critics and decided to officially come out of retirement for this current tour.
Bon Jovi’s Lost Highway tour will rock out at the Garden on July 9th and 10th for two great shows that will feature a wide variety of songs from their older and newer collections and be considered a greatest hits compilation. The band has been touring now since 1985 and always puts on a wild show for their fans.
The biggest hype is around the American Idols Live concert that will be on August 9th at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA. The show will feature acts from the 2008 American Idol series including Jason Castro, Brooke White, Syesha Mercado, David Cook and the rest of the talented cast.
Make sure to check out ticket listings for all of these great shows while they are still available. The summer is upon us, so don’t miss the opportunity to see one of these great musical acts while they are in town!