More R-O-C-K in the USA: John Mellencamp announces 2019 US tour in support of new album, out November 16

Credit: Myrna Suarez

Credit: Myrna SuarezJohn Mellencamp will hit the road on a 2019 U.S. tour — dubbed The John Mellencamp Show — that will promote a new studio album titled Other People’s Stuff.

The album’s due out this November 16, while the tour, which will visit mainly cities in the Midwest and on the East Coast, will kick off February 7 in South Bend, Indiana, John’s home state.  It’ll wrap up with a March 29-30 stand in Clearwater, Florida.

Tickets for most of the concerts will go on sale to the general public this Friday, September 21, at 10 a.m. local time. Pre-sale and VIP tickets will be available starting Wednesday, September 19, at 10 a.m. local time. Fans purchasing tickets online will receive a free physical copy of Other People’s Stuff. For more information about the trek, visit

The 2019 concerts will feature Mellencamp performing tunes from throughout his long career, including selections from his upcoming album. There will be no opening act.

Other People’s Stuff will be a follow-up to John’s 2017 album, Sad Clowns and Hillbillies, which featured major contributions from country singer/songwriter Carlene Carter — the daughter and stepdaughter of, respectively, the late June Carter and Johnny Cash.

First up for the 66-year-old Rock & Roll Hall of Famer is a performance at the 2018 Farm Aid benefit concert, scheduled for September 22 in Hartford, Connecticut.  He’ll then will launch a previously announced Canadian tour, kicking off September 26 show in Moncton, New Brunswick, and wrapping November 14 in Abbotsford, British Columbia.

Here are all of Mellencamp’s forthcoming North American dates:

9/22 — Hartford, CT, XFINITY Theatre – Farm Aid 2018
9/26 — Moncton, NB, Canada, Moncton Events Centre
9/27 — Saint John, NB, Canada, Harbour Station
9/29 — Halifax, NS, Canada, Halifax Forum
9/30 — Halifax, NS, Canada, Halifax Forum
10/2 — Ottawa, ON, Canada, TD Place
10/4 — Kingston, ON, Canada, Rogers K-Rock Centre
10/6 — Oshawa, ON, Canada, Tribute Communities Centre
10/7 — St. Catharine’s, ON, Canada, Meridian Centre
10/10 — Sudbury, ON, Canada, Sudbury Arena
10/11 — Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada, Essar Centre
10/13 — Thunder Bay, ON, Canada, The Community Auditorium Thunder Bay
10/23 — Winnipeg, MB, Canada, Bell MTS Place Theater
10/24 — Brandon, MB, Canada, Westoba Place
10/26 — Estevan, SK, Canada, Affinity Place
10/28 — Lethbridge, AB, Canada, Enmax Centre
10/29 — Saskatoon, SK, Canada, Sasktel Centre
11/1 — Cold Lake, AB, Canada, Imperial Oil Place
11/3 — Dawson Creek, BC, Canada, Encana Events Centre
11/4 — Prince George, BC, Canada, CN Centre
11/6 — Kamloops, BC, Canada, Sandman Centre
11/7 — Cranbrook, BC, Canada, Western Financial Place
11/10 — Kelowna, BC, Canada, Prospera Place
11/12 — Victoria, BC, Canada, Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre
11/14 — Abbotsford, BC, Canada, Abbotsford Centre


2/7 — South Bend, IN, Morris Performing Arts Center
2/8 — Milwaukee, WI, Riverside Theatre
2/10 — Cincinnati, OH, Aronoff Center for the Arts
2/12 — Fort Wayne, IN, Embassy Theatre
2/14 — Rockford, IL, Coronado Performing Arts Center
2/15 — Peoria, IL, Peoria Civic Center
2/17 — Grand Rapids, MI, DeVos Performance Hall
2/19 — Youngstown, OH, Stambaugh Auditorium
2/20 — Baltimore, MD, Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric
2/22 — Providence, RI, Providence Performing Arts Center
2/23 — New Brunswick, NJ, State Theatre New Jersey
2/25 — New York, NY, Beacon Theatre
2/26 — New York, NY, Beacon Theatre
3/9 — Louisville, KY, Louisville Palace Theatre
3/10 — Evansville, IN, Aiken Theatre at Old National Events Plaza
3/12 — St. Louis, MO, Stifel Theatre
3/14 — Kansas City, MO, Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
3/16 — Tulsa, OK, Brady Theatre
3/17 — Memphis, TN, Orpheum Theatre
3/19 — Nashville, TN, Ryman Auditorium
3/20 — Nashville, TN, Ryman Auditorium
3/22 — Charlotte, NC, Ovens Auditorium
3/24 — Orlando, FL, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
3/27 — Ft. Meyers, FL, Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
3/29 — Clearwater, FL, Ruth Eckerd Hall
3/30 — Clearwater, FL, Ruth Eckerd Hall

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