John Mellencamp: Live and In Person Tour 2023
1301 L St., Sacramento, CA 95814
: (916) 808-5181
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. 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. Citi cardmembers will have access to presale tickets for all US dates beginning Tuesday, October 4 at 10am local time until Thursday, October 6 at 10pm local time through the Citi Entertainment program. For complete presale details, click <a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.citientertainment.com&d=DwMGaQ&c=euGZstcaTDllvimEN8b7jXrwqOf-v5A_CdpgnVfiiMM&r=BiowTIAuiOl_ynzgowEk7XWb9SsoAnZmy5NX46i6_yIk3hgSIp12wooo2-XKkOx-&m=YXoh6ITWXi9Q4iAQORryNWs6LNAV2Y9qz0zDXAdkJkg&s=K8CNvfHRm2mO4qwosIqLpyaYwX8BmeP_p7y71xA9khQ&e=" target="_blank" rel="noopener">here</a>. Register now at <a href="https://www.mellencamp.com/">mellencamp.com</a> for the Mellencamp mailing list presale beginning Wednesday, October 5 at 10am local time. Turner Classic Movies newsletter subscribers will have early access to tickets beginning Thursday, October 6 at 10am. 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. <em>Legends of Rock: John Mellencamp</em> 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, <em>Backbone</em> (2022), reworked from a 1993 self-portrait. A reissue of Mellencamp’s beloved eighth studio album, <em>Scarecrow</em>, 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.