Thursday, April 28, 2016

Blink 182 Comes to Summerfest 2016 | Ticket King Inc.

Blink 182 Summerfest tickets
Blink 182 comes to Summerfest 2016 on July 5. The pop-punk trio is set to release their next album just before they come to Milwaukee. Believe it or not, but the band is now twenty years old! They will be supported by All Time Low, another band of that era. Blink tickets for Summerfest can be found after May 7th, when the tickets go on sale through the box office.

Blink 182 released six albums to date, starting with their 1995 effort titled "Cheshire Cat." The band would produce Dude Ranch, before hitting it big with their album titled "Enema of the State." That disk featured Travis Barker, and came with a bit of controversy. Had the band "sold out" when their sound was cleaned up? Their punk roots were scrubbed clean, and many original fans moved on to other bands. Still, it's tough to argue that the band should have stayed in that tiny musical spectrum. Punk rock is great, but after a while, most band want to stretch their musical wings. Blink did just that, by adding pop sounds to their style. 14 year old boys certainly loved Enema of the State. Now those 14 year-olds are 34, and have the funds to attend this upcoming show at the Marcus Amphitheater. 

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Tim McGraw Summerfest 2016 Tickets | Ticket King Inc.

Summerfest Tickets 2016
Tim McGraw will perform on the Marcus Amphitheater stage July 3rd, at Summerfest! His music precedes "Bro Country" by a country mile. Kacey Musgraves and Ryan Kinder will open the show. You can find McGraw tickets on our Ticket King Summerfest page. All Marcus Amphitheater tickets include admission to the entire Summerfest grounds, so get there early and check out all the free music!

What more can be said about Tim McGraw that hasn't been said before? He got his first hit song way back in 1994, about the same time he married Faith Hill. It was the "Top Country" album for that year, according to Billboard Magazine. One year later, All I Want was released at number one, selling over two million copies in short order. Support of that album turned into one of the most profitable tours in the USA that year. "Everywhere" and "A Place in the Sun" were the next two albums, both huge successes in terms of sales. By the year 2000, it was time for McGraw to release a "Greatest Hits" album. How did that one do? Better than all the rest.  Tim McGraw gave his touring band a huge "thank you" by allowing them to record the 2002 album, titled "Tim McGraw and the Dance Hall Doctors."

Monday, April 11, 2016

Paul McCartney Summerfest Tickets | Ticket King Inc.

Paul McCartney Tickets Summerfest 2016
The incomparable Paul McCartney comes to Summerfest 2016 on July 8. He’s one of the most well known rock musicians in the world, and the tour is titled “One on One.” Spend three hours with one of the four Beatles! Tickets for the McCartney show will be on sale after April 15.

If you were to try to guess at what songs Paul McCartney plays at a live show, you are not alone. Fans could probably have no problem with a set entirely made up of Beatles songs. While Paul wrote many of the now famous tunes back in the day, his career continued for decades after the Beatles went their separate ways.  He first released a solo album in 1970, on the Apple label.  That album contained the song “Maybe I’m Amazed”, which had McCartney’s signature sound. The album hit number one in the United States, and number two in England. McCartney would go on to record one more “solo” album with Linda McCartney before forming Wings.

When Wings came to be, their first album didn’t seem to get much traction. While it managed to crack the Billboard top 10, the album never made it to “platinum” sales status.  Some even thought that the “low-fi” style of recording, and sound was due to the fact that McCartney “rushed” the album’s release. That theory was baseless, but the disk was certainly “stripped down.”

McCartney went on to release “Ram” in 1971, and in that same year, the first Wings album came out. Linda McCartney joined Paul on that project, along with Denny Laine and Alan Parsons. Denny Seiwell provided the anchor on drums.  Wings released Red Rose Speedway and Band on The Run in 1973, with the latter being one of the top albums of that year. By 1974, the album became the best selling album of that year. Wings made five more albums before calling it quits in 1979. As for solo albums, McCartney made another fifteen! His last album came out in 2013.