Ticket Liquidator Lunch Break Podcast Ep. 30:
Macklemore’s ‘GEMINI’ & the Politics of Football
Soundcheck: This Week in TLLBP Music
On Sales and Tour Announcements
Joe Bonamassa has 21 shows on sale this week, and Maroon 5 has three shows on sale, as well. Phish has a New Year’s Eve residency at Madison Square Garden leading up to the New Year. Garth Brooks added a show in Tacoma, WA. 2Cellos has ten shows on sale. Jackson Browne has seven shows on sale. Celebrating David Bowie, after the legacy’s passing, is going on tour with 12 shows. Simple Plan announced a “15th Anniversary Tour” for any major alternative rock fans.
Game of Thrones Live Experience is back on tour with 24 shows. Ed Sheeran announced a 2018 U.S. stadium leg to his tour next summer. Lana Del Rey announced her “LA to the Moon Tour” with opener Jhene Aiko. John Mayer and Dave Chappelle announced a New Year’s Eve show in L.A. titled “Controlled Danger.”
Chance The Rapper dropped a new song on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Monday night titled “First World Problems.”
BTS dropped their album last week that included hit “DNA.”
Young Thug and Carnage dropped “Liger.”
Demi Lovato dropped yet another single before her album dropped today titled “Sexy Dirty Love.”
Rich the Kid and Kendrick Lamar released “New Freezer.”
Kelsea Ballerini released her single “High School” preceding her new album Unapologetically dropping in November.
Harry Styles released Spotify Singles this week at Metropolis Studios in London, and one is titled “Girl Crush,” a cover of Little Big Town’s.
Jhene Aiko surprised fans last week with a short film and new album Trip.
Macklemore dropped GEMINI.
The Killers are back with their new album Wonderful Wonderful.
Courtside: This Week in TLLBP Sports
On Sales Announcements
The 2018 NHL Winter Classic at Citi Field went on sale this week. Major news for college football fans: the Big 12 Conference Football Championship game is happening and on sale today. For NFL fans, the Pro Bowl in Orlando is on sale.
Games and Events
The NFL garnered a lot of crazy games and controversy in Week 3 due to peaceful protests during The National Anthem. Nate and Jenna preview Week 4, as well.
The Presidents Cup occurs in New Jersey this weekend for golf fans.