PARAMORE TO TOUR WITH FOSTER THE PEOPLE
Paramore is hitting the road this summer for their After Laughter tour in support of their latest album of the same name. Paramore will be joined by Foster The People and an additional special guest that has yet to be revealed. The amphitheater and arena tour will kick off on June 12 in St. Augustine, Florida and make stops across North America including Toronto, Brooklyn, Chicago, New Orleans, and Los Angeles. The 26-city trek will wrap on July 24in Morrison, Colorado at the famous Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Tickets go on sale for those who have signed up for Ticketmaster’s Verified Fan on March 14. Tickets for the general public go on sale March 16.
JOE IMBRIACO NAMED GM OF CFE ARENA
Spectra has named Joe Imbriaco the new General Manager for the CFE Arena on the campus of University of Central Florida. Imbriaco, who was previously general manager of Spectra-managed Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine, this week will replace Brian Hixenbaugh. Hixenbaugh will become the acting general manager for the new Spectra-managed arena at the Iowa River Landing in Coralville, Iowa. Imbriaco has worked in the sports and entertainment industry since his first job as part-time event staff at Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, South Carolina in 2002.
LONG BEACH’S MUSIC TASTES GOOD FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES DATES
The third annual Josh Fischel’s Music Tastes Good festival is returning to Long Beach, California this September. From Sept. 29-30, Music Tastes Good will take over Marina Green Park, right on the shoreline of Downtown Long Beach. The same two-day music, food, and arts extravaganza that has brought headliners like Ween, Sleater-Kinney, The Specials, and Sylvan Esso to Long Beach along with an array of culinary delights. The lineup of artists and restaurants will be announced shortly, with early bird passes going on sale now for $99 at MTGLB.co.