John Mellencamp sets 76-night “Live and In Person 2023” North American tour, kicking off February 5

September 29, 2022—Today, live from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame opening of his new permanent exhibition, John Mellencamp confirmed a North American tour “Live and In Person 2023” set to kick off in February.
Presented by longtime promoter AEG Presents and sponsored by Turner Classic Movies, the tour will see 76 shows beginning with two nights in Bloomington, Indiana on February 5 and 6 and concluding with two nights in South Bend, Indiana on June 23 and 24. The tour includes multiple nights in New York City, Chicago, Vancouver, Nashville, Clearwater, Minneapolis and more, as well as stops in TCM’s home of Atlanta, Los Angeles and other major cities across North America. Complete list of dates below.
The partnership with TCM is a landmark collaboration and a first for Mellencamp, who has never previously had a tour promotional partner in all his years of performing live.
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A limited number of exclusive VIP packages will also be available starting Tuesday, October 4 at 10am local time. These exclusive offers can include incredible reserved seated tickets in the front row, custom merchandise and much more.
Tickets for the John Mellencamp Live and In Person tour will go on sale to the general public Friday, October 7 at 10am local time.
Legends of Rock: John Mellencamp opened today at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame—a new, permanent part of the museum’s beloved and expanding Legends of Rock exhibit. Museum goers can expect to see artifacts including the suit worn in promotional photos for Mellencamp’s 2003 album Trouble No More, his 1976 Fender Telecaster Custom guitar played onstage extensively and the studio tracking chart for “Jack and Diane” from 1981, as well as an oil painting by Mellencamp himself, Backbone (2022), reworked from a 1993 self-portrait.
A reissue of Mellencamp’s beloved eighth studio album, Scarecrow, is set for release November 4 on Mercury/UME. The box set will include two CDs of newly remixed and remastered songs plus previously unreleased bonus tracks and alternate versions, a booklet full of rare photographs and all new liner notes by acclaimed author and music critic Anthony DeCurtis.
Mellencamp is a member of the Rock and Roll and Songwriters Halls of Fame, a recipient of the John Steinbeck Award, ASCAP Foundation’s Champion Award, The Woody Guthrie Award, the Americana Music Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award, and most recently, the Founders Award, the top honor assigned by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.
John Mellencamp—Live and In Person 2023 Tour
February 5—Indiana University Auditorium—Bloomington, INFebruary 6— Indiana University Auditorium—Bloomington, INFebruary 8—Ovens Auditorium—Charlotte, NCFebruary 10—Fox Theatre—Atlanta, GA February 11—Jacksonville Center for the Arts | Moran Theater—Jacksonville, FLFebruary 13—Ruth Eckerd Hall—Clearwater, FLFebruary 14—Ruth Eckerd Hall—Clearwater, FLFebruary 15—Ruth Eckerd Hall—Clearwater, FLFebruary 18—Walt Disney Theater at Dr. PhillipsCenter for the Performing Arts—Orlando, FLFebruary 19—Walt Disney Theater at Dr. PhillipsCenter for the Performing Arts—Orlando, FLFebruary 21—Broward Center for the Performing Arts—Ft. Lauderdale, FLFebruary 22—Broward Center for the Performing Arts—Ft. Lauderdale, FLFebruary 24—Saenger Theatre—New Orleans, LAFebruary 25—Smart Financial Centre—Sugar Land, TXFebruary 26—Majestic Theatre—San Antonio, TXFebruary 28—Bass Concert Hall—Austin, TXMarch 1—Texas Trust CU Theatre at Grand Prairie—Dallas, TXMarch 11—Keller Auditorium—Portland, ORMarch 13—Orpheum—Vancouver, BCMarch 14—Orpheum—Vancouver, BCMarch 15—Paramount Theatre—Seattle, WAMarch 17—Golden Gate Theatre—San Francisco, CAMarch 18—Golden Gate Theatre—San Francisco, CAMarch 19—Saroyan Theatre—Fresno, CAMarch 21—SAFE Credit Union Performing Arts Center—Sacramento, CAMarch 22—Dolby Theatre—Los Angeles, CAMarch 24—Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas—Las Vegas, NVMarch 25—Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas —Las Vegas, NVMarch 27—Ellie Caulkins Opera House—Denver, COApril 3—The Midland Theatre—Kansas City, MOApril 4—The Midland Theatre—Kansas City, MOApril 6—State Theatre—Minneapolis, MNApril 7—State Theatre—Minneapolis, MNApril 8—State Theatre—Minneapolis, MNApril 10—The Riverside Theater—Milwaukee, WIApril 11—The Riverside Theater—Milwaukee, WIApril 13—Chicago Theatre—Chicago, ILApril 14—Chicago Theatre—Chicago, ILApril 17—The Kentucky Center—Louisville, KYApril 18—The Kentucky Center—Louisville, KYApril 19—Peoria Civic Center Theater—Peoria, ILApril 21—Stifel Theatre—St. Louis, MOApril 22—Stifel Theatre—St. Louis, MOApril 24—Orpheum Theatre—Memphis, TNApril 25—Orpheum Theatre—Memphis, TNMay 5—Old National Events Plaza—Evansville, INMay 6—Old National Events Plaza—Evansville, INMay 8—Ryman Auditorium—Nashville, TNMay 9—Ryman Auditorium—Nashville, TNMay 10—Ryman Auditorium—Nashville, TNMay 12—Aronoff Center—Cincinnati, OHMay 13—Aronoff Center—Cincinnati, OHMay 15—Embassy Theatre—Ft. Wayne, INMay 16—Embassy Theatre—Ft. Wayne, INMay 17—Palace Theatre—Columbus, OHMay 19—Peace Center—Greenville, SCMay 20—DPAC —Durham, NCMay 22—Benedum Center—Pittsburgh, PAMay 23—Benedum Center—Pittsburgh, PAMay 25—Playhouse Square—Cleveland, OHMay 26—Playhouse Square—Cleveland, OHJune 2—The Lyric—Baltimore, MDJune 3—Kimmel Cultural Campus—Philadelphia, PAJune 5—Beacon Theatre—New York, NYJune 6—Beacon Theatre—New York, NYJune 7—Beacon Theatre—New York, NYJune 10—Boch Center – Wang Theatre—Boston, MAJune 11—Providence Performing Arts Center—Providence, RIJune 13—Palace Theatre—Albany, NYJune 14—Landmark Theatre—Syracuse, NYJune 16—Shea’s Performing Arts Center—Buffalo, NYJune 17—Masonic Temple Theatre—Detroit, MIJune 19—Massey Hall—Toronto, ONJune 21—DeVos Performance Hall—Grand Rapids, MIJune 23—Morris Performing Arts Center—South Bend, INJune 24—Morris Performing Arts Center—South Bend, IN
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