November 1, 2018
JOHN MELLENCAMP announced today additional dates to the 2019 tour of “The John Mellencamp Show” which will feature the rock icon’s classics plus some new material. Being hailed by critics and fans alike as one of music’s most authentic and crowd pleasing concert performers, Mellencamp has added an additional 13 dates to his 2019 tour. The news follows his previously announced dates, which will kick off with a sold out show in his home state of Indiana on February 7, 2019 and continue through April 30, 2019 in Albuquerque, NM. Produced by AEG Presents, “The John Mellencamp Show” will start promptly at 8pm and will not have an opening act. Every ticket purchased online will receive a physical copy of Mellencamp’s forthcoming album “Other People’s Stuff” set for release this December by Republic Records.
Tickets for the tour will be available to the general public beginning Friday, November 9th at 10:00am local time (except 11am in Green Bay). Mellencamp.com and VIP pre-sale tickets will be available beginning Wednesday, November 7th at 10:00am local time until Thursday, November 8th at 10:00pm local time. American Express® presale begins Wednesday, November 7th at 12:00pm local time until Thursday, November 8th at 10:00pm local time. Numerous dates have already sold out with more to come, for more information and all ticketing information please visit Mellencamp.com.
Mellencamp’s live shows have garnered huge critical acclaim with the Hollywood Reporter calling it a “triumphant, career-spanning show” and a “superb performance…still full of fiery defiance” by the Boston Globe. His extensive touring and live shows have solidified the Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famer’s place at the forefront of American music for the past 40 years.
JOHN MELLENCAMP APRIL 2019 TOUR DATES
All tickets are on sale November 9th at 10am local time unless noted otherwise below.
February 7, 2019 – South Bend, IN – Morris Performing Arts Center
February 8, 2019 – Milwaukee, WI – Riverside Theater
February 10, 2019 – Cincinnati, OH – Aronoff Center for the Arts
February 12, 2019 – Fort Wayne, IN – Embassy Theatre
February 14, 2019 – Rockford, IL – Coronado Performing Arts Center
February 15, 2019 – Peoria, IL – Peoria Civic Center
February 17, 2019 – Grand Rapids, MI – DeVos Performance Hall
February 19, 2019 – Youngstown, OH – Stambaugh Auditorium
February 20, 2019 – Baltimore, MD – Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric
February 22, 2019 – Providence, RI – Providence Performing Arts Center
February 23, 2019 – New Brunswick, NJ – State Theatre New Jersey
February 25, 2019 – New York, NY – Beacon Theatre
February 26, 2019 – New York, NY – Beacon Theatre
February 27, 2019 – New York, NY – Beacon Theatre
March 9, 2019 – Louisville, KY – The Louisville Palace
March 10, 2019 – Evansville, IN – Aiken Theatre at Old National Events Plaza
March 12, 2019 – St. Louis, MO – Stifel Theatre
March 14, 2019 – Kansas City, MO – Arvest Bank Theatre At The Midland
March 16, 2019 – Tulsa, OK – Brady Theater
March 17, 2019 – Memphis, TN – Orpheum Theatre
March 19, 2019 – Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium
March 20, 2019 – Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium
March 22, 2019 – Charlotte, NC – Ovens Auditorium
March 24, 2019 – Orlando, FL – Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
March 27, 2019 – Ft. Meyers, FL – Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
March 29, 2019 – Clearwater, FL – Ruth Eckerd Hall
March 30, 2019 – Clearwater, FL – Ruth Eckerd Hall
April 9, 2019 – Kalamazoo, MI – Miller Auditorium
April 11, 2019 – Saginaw, MI – The Dow Event Center Theater
April 13, 2019 – Green Bay, WI – Weidner Center *On sale November 9th at 11am local time
April 15, 2019 – Omaha, NE – Orpheum Theater
April 16, 2019 – Wichita, KS – Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center
April 18, 2019 – Rapid City, SD – Rushmore Plaza Civic Center
April 20, 2019 – Spokane, WA – First Interstate Center for the Arts
April 22, 2019 – Eugene, OR – Hult Center for the Performing Arts
April 23, 2019 – Portland, OR – Portland Center for the Performing Arts
April 25, 2019 – Oakland, CA – Paramount Theatre
April 26, 2019 – Santa Barbara, CA – Arlington Theatre
April 28, 2019 – Tucson, AZ – Tucson Music Hall
April 30, 2019 – Albuquerque, NM – Kiva Auditorium
ABOUT JOHN MELLENCAMP
John Mellencamp’s career in music, spanning more than 35 years, has seen him transition from pop star to one of the most highly respected singer/songwriters of a generation. Mellencamp is incredibly acclaimed; he is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, a Grammy winner, a recipient of the John Steinbeck Award, ASCAP Foundation’s Champion Award, The Woody Guthrie Award and Americana Music Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award and more recently, the Founders Award, the top honor assigned by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. Additionally, he was recently inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame this past June. He is also one of the most successful live concert performers in the world. In 1985, Mellencamp, together with Willie Nelson and Neil Young, created Farm Aid. The social activism reflected in his songs helped catalyze Farm Aid, the concert series and organization that has addressed the struggle of American family farmers for more than 25 years.
As well, John journeyed into the darkness of coal mining life in his reverent cover of Merle Travis’ 1946 song “Dark as a Dungeon,” recorded in support of National Geographic’s acclaimed documentary about the mining industry, “From The Ashes,” produced by Michael Bloomberg, former NYC Mayor.
John continues to focus on another facet of his artistic expression: painting. His style has progressed over the years as evidenced by several gallery shows and published portfolios, and in recent years he has increased his output by completing over 100 new works. He had his second solo exhibition this past Spring in New York and has a current exhibit at the famed Butler Museum in Youngstown, Ohio from September 20th through November 18th. His highly successful Rock and Roll Hall of Fame exhibit ran for nearly two years and is now at the Woodie Guthrie Museum in Tulsa, Oklahoma from September 1st through January 5, 2019.
Mellencamp continues his journey as the walking embodiment of rock icon; passionate, plain-spoken, and a self-proclaimed rebel. John Mellencamp continues to live and work in Bloomington, Indiana.