Quick Hits: The Weeknd, Demi Lovato & Nick Jonas, Summerfest, Vans Warped Tour
March 23, 2016
The Weeknd has dropped off his slot on the European leg of Rihanna's Anti world tour. The singer was slated to open 24 dates this summer. Big Sean is still slated as an opener for these dates. A statement from Live Nation simply reads, "“Due to some unforeseen changes with upcoming projects, The Weeknd will no longer be joining Rihanna on her upcoming international Anti World Tour."
Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas will headline the 2016 Honda Civic Future Now tour. It is the 15th anniversary of the annual tour, which will hit 37 cities this summer. It begins on June 24 in Miami and wraps up in Los Angeles on September 17.
The artists playing Milwaukee's annual series of concerts under the Summerfest umbrella have been revealed. The extensive lineup of acts include Sting & Peter Gabriel, Weezer, Alabama Shakes, Chris Stapleton, Death Cab for Cutie, Garbage, The Decemberists, Ryan Adams and many more. Other notable artists set to play include WillieNelson, Johnny Depp's all-star cover band Hollywood Vampires, Ray Lamontagne, Passion Pit and others. Summerfest runs from June 29-July 3 and July 5-10 at multiple venues.
The long-running VansWarped Tour has announced its 2016 lineup, featuring a number of acts who are no strangers to the tour. New Found Glory, Good Charlotte, Sum 41 and Less Than Jake will be onboard for the 22nd Warped Tour, along with Yellowcard, Atreyu, Pepper, Reel Big Fish and many, many more bands. The tour begins in Dallas on June 24 and ends in Portland on August 13.