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Fleetwood Mac Announces 2013 Tour

fleetwood Mac 2013 tourRockers Fleetwood Mac will be back out on tour in 2013 following the re-release of their hit 1977 album, “Rumours”.  Rumours is Fleetwood Mac’s biggest commercial hit and produced hit singles like “Don’t Stop,” “Go Your Own Way” and “Dreams.”  The album has sold over 40 million copies world wide and is credited with launching the careers of not only the band, but also band members Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham (What’s up with that?).  The new album is scheduled to be released on January 29th and will include live performances from their 1977 tour, unreleased outtakes from the recording sessions and a documentary of the band.  Hardcord Fleetwood Mac fans will also be please to know that copies of the album on 140-gram vinyl will also be available.

The 2013 Fleetwood Mac Tour will feature 34 shows from April to June 2013.  The tour will kick off in Columbus Ohio (4/4/2013) and will conclude in Detroit (6/12/2013).  If the 2013 tour is anything like their last in 2009, expect ticket demand to be strong- especially with the baby-boomers.  Although the tour will not begin until the Spring, tickets starting going on sale today.

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Pop Icons 1D, Swift, and Bieber Reign Supreme – Tickifieds Top 10

Justin Bieber 2013 Believe TourWith Christmas less than 2 weeks away, it is clear that pop concert tickets are one of the most coveted gifts on this years shopping lists.  This week One Direction remains in the top spot with both Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber gain significant ground.  Both artists have several concerts going on sale in the next few days that have raised the level of interest significantly.   Although, only 1 bowl game was able to crack the top 5 this week (Heart of Dallas Bowl), 6 of the top 10 were college sporting events.

Top 10 Weekly Event Ticket Searches (12/6 – 12/13/2012)

1.  One Direction

The former X-Factor stars are everywhere these days…from Pepsi commercials with Drew Brees to late night TV.  Tickets for One Direction‘s 2013 shows are in huge demand meaning there will be many disappointed tweeners come Christmas morning!

2.  Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift continues her strong showing improving 1 spot this week to land in at #2.  The pop-country sensation has several shows set to go on sale tomorrow (12/14/2012) including shows in Raleigh, Louisville, and Lexington.

3.  Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber surges this week after he announced the 2nd leg of his 2013 Believe Tour (not to mention his appearance on the Victoria Secret Fashion show).  Tickets begin to go on sale on Friday December 14th and fans are already scouting the market for tickets.  Much like 1D, VIP and meet and greet passes will be in big demand!

4.  Heart of Dallas Bowl

Not what you would expect as the highest ranked bowl game this week but Oklahoma State and Purdue are representing well on the ticket front for the Heart of Dallas Bowl.

5.  Louisville Basketball

The 6th ranked Louisville Cardinals has impressed so far this year despite losing earlier in the year to the #2 Duke Blue Devils.  They have big games against Memphis (12/14/2012) and Kentucky (12/29/2012) coming up that are popular at the moment.

6.  BCS Championship

Not surprising…the biggest game in college football once again makes the list.  The 2013 BCS Championship should be a huge seller with tickets selling at record prices.  Both Notre Dame and Alabama have tons of fans willing to travel and shell out big bucks to see history being made.

7.  Rose Bowl

The Rose Bowl is always one of the most popular events every year.  With the Stanford Cardinal set to take on the Wisconsin Badgers you can expect more of the same for this annual New Year’s Day tradition!

8.  Sun Bowl

Another college football game garnering attention this week is the Sun Bowl.  This year’s edition will feature the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets of the ACC vs USC Trojans of the PAC 12.

9.  Fleetwood Mac

The legendary rockers Fleetwood Mac recently announced they will be touring in 2013.  Ticket interest is already high with shows in San Jose, Washington, Boston and Atlanta seemingly on the Christmas list for many.

10.  Cotton Bowl Classic

While they no longer play the game at the actual stadium of the same name, the 2012 Cotton Bowl Classic should be a classic indeed.  The Cotton Bowl will include the Texas A&M Aggies and the Oklahoma Sooners and will be played at Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Arlington.

This top 10 list is compiled from internal search data from and organic traffic from search engines.  Search terms are ranked by using a combination of both sources of search data.

Fleetwood Mac Will Tour in 2012

Fleetwood Mac is set to tour in 2012.

Drummer Mick Fleetwood has revealed that the legendary band featuring the phenomenal vocals of Stevie Nicks, will reunite for a huge tour in 2012.

Band guitarist Lindsey Buckingham previously claimed that a Fleetwood Mac reunion was likely although no official statement or solid plans were released. The band members are all eager to start touring again.

Speaking to the Alternative Press, Fleetwood revealed. “We’re going out next year. We’re all creatures of habit and we love what we do… Whatever has happened, we are together.”

The last time Fleetwood Mac treked across the globe was in 2009 with their ‘Unleashed’ tour. This tour will be in response to both Buckingham’s album as well as Stevie Nicks‘ “In Your Dreams,” which came out in May and features both Buckingham and Fleetwood. Buckingham says that “there’s been talk about doing another Fleetwood Mac album,” but Fleetwood feels it will unlikely happen prior to the tour.

No tour dates have been set yet, but Fleetwood said to Billboard, “We’re so disorganized as a band, I don’t know what to tell you. All we know is we’re working next year. I’ll get a phone call that we’re going to start rehearsing — usually in a blind panic because we leave everything (until) way too late. But we’re all up for touring in the early summer of next year, I think, and once we start we’re much like U2 and the (Rolling) Stones in terms of workload. We basically play until no one wants to book us anymore.”

The band really came together and enjoyed great popularity from 1975 to 1987, when they came out with more of a pop sound and featured the current line-up of Christine McVie, Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks. Fleetwood Mac’s second album after the incorporation of Nicks and Buckingham, 1977’s Rumours, created four U.S. Top 10 singles (including Nicks’ song “Dreams”, which was the band’s first and only U.S. number one) and remained in the top positiion on the American albums chart for 31 weeks, as well as reaching the number one spot in various countries around the world. As of this writing, the album has sold over 40 million copies worldwide, making it the ninth highest selling album of all time.

Stay tuned for tour Fleetwood Mac’s 2012 tour dates!