Quick Hits: Drake, The Weeknd, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Incubus, Jimmy Eat World
February 7, 2017
Drake and The Weeknd are among the top nominees for the 2017 Juno Awards, Canada's version of the Grammys. Other notable nominees include Shawn Mendes, Tegan & Sara and Alessia Cara. The Juno Awards will be given out on April 2 and the complete list of nominees can be found at www.junoawards.ca.
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers have added a handful of new dates to their upcoming 40th anniversary tour. In addition to new shows in Vancouver (8/17) and Seattle (8/19), second nights have been added in Boston (7/21) and Philadelphia (7/29), where their original shows sold out. Petty will be honored this Friday, February 10 as the 2017 MusiCares Person of the Year.
Incubus and Jimmy Eat World will tour together this summer, with nine dates announced in July and August. Incubus is expected to release a new single next week, according to Consequence of Sound, titled "Nimble Bastard." First, Jimmy Eat World is heading out on their own North American headlining trek this spring, kicking off in Flagstaff, AZ on April 19 and running up to May 19 in Milwaukee.