Kanye West postpones Yeezus Tour concerts – again

After rescheduling his October 20th date in Vancouver due to “unforeseen circumstances”, Kanye West pulled the plug yet again today on his October 31st (Vancouver), November 3rd (Denver) and November 5th (Minneapolis) concert stops. This time, an equipment truck accident is being blamed for the postponement, with a video truss and 60-foot LED screen used for the concert reportedly being “damaged beyond repair”. New dates for the Yeezus Tour will be announced soon.

Fans for the Vancouver concert – who had already endured one last-minute postponement – were understandably upset by the news. Many took to Twitter and social media to vent their frustrations.

101st Grey Cup tickets still available!

The CFL regular season is down to its last few weeks, and attention is starting to turn to potential playoff matchups. Meanwhile, preparations for the 101st Grey Cup festival are ongoing, as the city of Regina gears up to host the biggest party in Canada. Last week, Grey Cup festival organizers added Canadian music icons the Barenaked Ladies to the Molson Canadian Live Champions’ Concert Series. The concert series already includes the likes of Hedley and Big & Rich.
The 101st Grey Cup game is just a month away, and with this year’s championship being held in the CFL hotbed of Regina it’s sure to be an exciting time come November 24th. Be sure to get in on the party in Rider Nation – tickets to the big game are still available through ShowTimeTickets.com.
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Imagine Dragons to go on Into The Dark tour in 2014

Las Vegas alternative rock band Imagine Dragons have had a 2013 to remember, and they are following it up with a headlining tour for early 2014. Spurred on by the success of their 2012 album Night Visions, and hit singles “It’s Time” and “Radioactive”, Dan Reynolds and co. are getting plenty of attention these days from the music world.

The Into The Dark tour begins February 8, 2014 in Boise, Idaho and will visit 21 cities across North America. Canadian cities on the tour include Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto.

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ShowTimeTickets.com – Now on your mobile!

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Cher’s Dressed to Kill tour tickets now on sale

Buy Cher TicketsIt’s been nine years since Cher last toured, but it doesn’t look like the 67 year-old pop legend is ready to quit the music business just yet. Cher’s most recent public performances were during her three-year residency in Las Vegas. She announced the Dressed to Kill tour last week, immediately following the release of her latest album Closer to the Truth. The tour will take her to 49 cities across North America starting in the spring of 2014.

Tickets to the Dressed to Kill tour are now on sale, and expected to be in high demand. Eight Canadian cities are booked on the tour including as Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary and Edmonton.

A full list of cities on the tour can be found via Pollstar.

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2013-2014 NHL Regular Season begins with new debate over fighting in hockey

Is this something that still has a place in hockey?
Game on – the National Hockey League’s 2013/2014 regular season got officially underway yesterday with three games on the opening night schedule. The beginning of a new season should always be an exciting time for hockey fans, with this year being especially unique with the newly-aligned divisions that created new rivalries going forward this year. Questions of how players perform on new teams, or which teams rise and fall from their previous performances get answered over an 82-game schedule.

However, last night’s game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens featured an ugly injury that reignited the recent debate about fighting in the NHL. Partway through the third period, heavyweight enforcers George Parros and Colton Orr squared off for the second time in the game. As both players wrestled with each other’s jerseys, Parros lost his balance and was knocked unconscious with a hard fall on his chin. Parros was later stretchered off the ice and diagnosed with a concussion.

There is a general consensus among surveyed players today that fighting is still a integral part of hockey. However, it has sparked a fresh debate from media writers who are questioning whether fighting should be eliminated from the game. The latest questions stem from the possibility that the NHL could be held liable for the long-term effects of head injuries suffered from fighting – a debate gaining momentum following concussion-related lawsuits and settlements from the National Football League.

What do you think about fighting in the National Hockey League? Do you think it still has a place in the game in either the amateur or professional level?

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