QuickHits: Drake, James Blunt, Spoon, Bob Dylan
March 20, 2017


Drake

Over the weekend, Drake released his anticipated new project More Life. Described as a "playlist" and an "evolution" of the mixtape, it features 22 tracks and appearances from Kanye West, Travis Scott, 2 Chainz, Young Thug and many others.

James Blunt has been named the opener for Ed Sheeran's upcoming tour of North America. Also, eleven more dates were added to Sheeran's tour due to popular demand in Toronto; Philadelphia; Edmonton, AB; Los Angeles; Duluth, GA; Chicago; Washington, DC; Boston; Brooklyn; Columbus and Nashville. The first 49 shows of the tour sold out in mere minutes over the weekend and the new dates go on sale this Friday.

Spoon have expanded their North American touring behind the band's new album Hot Thoughts. In addition to a new May date in Ashville, NC, thr band has announced a series of new dates in July, August and September. Spoon kick off their 2017 world tour this week in Australia.

Bob Dylan's never ending tour continues this spring and summer, with a new leg of North American touring primarily through Canada. The dates start with a three-night stand in Port Chester, NY from June 13-15 with North American dates running up to July 27 in Victoria, BC. Dylan will be touring the UK and Europe extensively in April and May.

 




 
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Nicki Farag,
SVP of Promotion,
Def Jam Recordings

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