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Music News of 2019


Swift announces tour dates

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 – Taylor Swift announced U.S. and international concert dates and festivals in 2020, which include Lover Fest West and Lover Fest East, her only U.S. concert dates in 2020.

Opening acts for Lover Fest West and Lover Fest East will be announced soon.

Swift will be the first woman in history to open an NFL Stadium on July 25 and 26, 2020 at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles. Lover Fest West kicks-off SoFi Stadium's inaugural year of events, located at Hollywood Park. The following weekend, July 31 and Aug. 1, 2020, Lover Fest East will hit Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass.

Other dates are:
June 20 - Werchter Boutique (Werchter, Belgium)
June 24 – The Waldbühne (Berlin, Germany)
June 26 - Oslo Sommertid (Oslo, Norway)
July 1 - Roskilde Festival (Roskilde, Denmark)
July 3 - Open'er Festival (Gdynia, Poland)
July 5 - Festival de Nîmes (Nîmes, France)
July 9 - NOS Alive (Oeiras, Portugal)
July 18 - Allianz Parque (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
July 25 -26- SoFi Stadium (Los Angeles)
July 31- Aug. 1 - Gillette Stadium (Foxboro, Mass.)

The U.S. dates are being produced by Taylor Swift Touring and promoted by the Messina Touring Group (MTG). Existing Taylor Swift Tix Verified Fans will have the opportunity to RSVP starting today for Preferred Presale Access. Taylor Swift Tix powered by Ticketmaster Verified Fan, a unique, fan-first technology built to help artists get tickets into the hands of fans who intend to go to the event, will have access to tickets ahead of the public on-sale on Oct. 14. Registration for new Verified Fans opens on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 4 p.m. eastern / 1 p.m. Pacific.


Swift announces new album

Thursday, June 13, 2019 – Taylor Swift will release her seventh album, "Lover," on Aug. 23, she disclosed on social media today.

"Lover, album out August 23. Cover shot by the artistic genius that is Valheria Rocha 💗 Pre-add, pre-save, pre-order (all the pre stuff you feel like doing) Can't wait for you to hear this," she tweeted.

The first single was "Me!," which came out in late April and featured Brendon Urie of Panic! At the DIsco.

The release will be the follow-up to "Reputation," which dropped in 2017.


Childish Gambino, Tame Impala and Ariana Grande headline Coachella

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 – Childish Gambino, Tame Impala and Ariana Grande will headline both weekends of the 2019 version of Coachella, the Indio. Cal.-based music fest.

Other acts slated to play the festival on April 12-14 and 19-21 are Kacey Musgraves, Maggie Rogers and The 1975.

The complete list includes:
070 Shake
88Glam
Adriatique
Agoria
Alice Merton
Âme
Amelie Lens
Anderson.Paak & The Free Nationals
Anna Lunoe
Aphex Twin
Ariana Grande
A R I Z O N A
Bad Bunny
Bakar
Bassnectar
Bazzi
Beach Fossils
Billie Eilish
BLACKPINK
Blond:ish
Blood Orange
Bob Moses
boy pablo
Burna Boy
Calypso Rose
CamelPhat
Charlotte de Witte
Charlotte Gainsbourg
Childish Gambino
CHON
Chris Lake
Christine and the Queens
CHVRCHES
Cirez D
Clairo
CloZee
Cola Boyy
Dave P.
Deep Dish
Dennis Lloyd
Dermot Kennedy
Dillon Francis
Diplo
DJ Snake
Dusky
dvsn
Easy Life
Ella Mai
Emily King
FISHER
FKJ
Four Tet
Gesaffelstein
Gorgon City
Gryffin
Gucci Gang
Guy Gerber
Heidi Lawden
H.E.R.
Hop Along
Hot Since 82
Hurray for the Riff Raff
HYUKOH
Iceage
Idris Elba
J Balvin
Jaden Smith
Jain
Jambinai
Jan Blomqvist
Janelle Monáe
Jauz
Javiera Mena
Jon Hopkins
JPEGMAFIA
Juice WRLD
Kacey Musgraves
Kaytranada
Kayzo

Kero Kero Bonito
Khalid
Khruangbin
Kid Cudi
King Princess
Kölsch
Las Robertas
Lauren Lane
Lee Burridge
Let's Eat Grandma
Little Simz
Lizzo
Los Tucanes De Tijuana
Mac DeMarco
Maggie Rogers Mansionair
Men I Trust
Mon Laferte
Mr Eazi
Murda Beatz
NGHTMRE
Nic Fanciulli
Nicole Moudaber

Nina Kraviz
Nocturnal Sunshine
Nora En Pure
Ocho Ojos
Ookay
Parcels
Patrice Bäumel
Perfume
Playboi Carti
Polo & Pan
Pusha T
RAT BOY
Razorbumps
Rico Nasty
Rosalía
Ross From Friends
RÜFÜS DU SOL
Sabrina Claudio SALES
serpentwithfeet
SG Lewis
Shallou
shame
Sheck Wes
SiR
Smino
SOB X RBE
Soccer Mommy
Social House
SOFI TUKKER
Solange
SOPHIE

Soulection
Steady Holiday
Stephan Bodzin
Still Woozy
Superorganism
Tale Of Us
Tame Impala
Tara Brooks

The 1975 The Frights
The Garden
The Interrupters
The Messthetics
The Red Pears
Tierra Whack
Tomasa del Real
Turnover
Turnstile
Ty Segall & White Fence
Unknown Mortal Orchestra
U.S. Girls
Virgil Abloh
Walker & Royce
Wallows
Weezer
Wiz Khalifa
Yellow Days
YG
Yotto

Yves Tumor
Zedd

Passes for Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival go on sale Friday, Jan. 4 at 11 a.m. Pacific time.



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