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Tickets go on sale for Matchbox Twenty, Goo Goo Dolls

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 23, at LiveNation.com for Matchbox Twenty’s concert July 23 with the Goo Goo Dolls at Sleep Train Pavilion in Concord. The two bands’ North American tour kicks off June 25 in Manchester, N.H. Matchbox Twenty completed a sold-out Australian tour in support of last year’s album, “North,” featuring the hit singles, “She’s So Mean” and “Overjoyed.” The album’s third single “Our Song,” is poised for major radio play soon. The Goo… Read More »

Tickets on sale Dec. 14 for 2013 Fleetwood Mac show in San Jose

Tickets go on sale on ticketmaster.com. at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 14, for Fleetwood Mac’s concert May 22, 2013, at the HP Pavilion at San Jose. The Grammy-winning, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band will launch a 34-city U.S. tour April 4, with stops in Philadelphia, New York City, Boston, Chicago and Los Angeles. The current Fleetwood Mac lineup includes Mick Fleetwood and John McVie, both original members since 1967, and Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks, who joined the… Read More »

Tickets on sale Sept. 21 for Lady Gaga

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21, for Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way Ball” tour stop Jan. 17, 2013, at HP Pavilion in San Jose. The five-time Grammy Award winner will play 25 cities in North America early next year, continuing a tour that has sold out shows throughout Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Asia. Lady Gaga will be joined by Madeon and Lady Starlight for the HP Pavilion performance. Tickets cost $178, $93 or $52.50, and… Read More »

Van Halen tour tickets go on sale

Tickets go on sale Saturday, Jan. 14, for Van Halen’s 2012 North American tour to promote its new album, “A Different Kind of Truth,” to be released Feb. 7. The tour’s Bay Area concert dates are June 3 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, and June 5 at HP Pavilion in San Jose. Tickets will be available at ticketmaster.com and livenation.com.