September 29, 2022—Today, live from theRock and Roll Hall of Fameopening of his newpermanent exhibition,John Mellencampconfirmeda North Americantour“Live and InPerson 2023”set to kick off in February.Presented by longtime promoterAEG Presentsand sponsored byTurner Classic Movies, thetour will see76showsbeginning with two nights inBloomington, Indianaon February5 and 6and concluding with two nights inSouth Bend, Indianaon June 23 and 24.The tourincludesmultiple nights in New York City, Chicago, Vancouver, Nashville, Clearwater, Minneapolis andmore, as well as stops in TCM’s home of Atlanta, Los Angelesand other major cities acrossNorth America.Complete list of dates below.The partnership with TCM is a landmark collaboration and a first for Mellencamp, who hasnever previously had a tour promotional partner in all his years of performing live.Citi cardmembers will have access to presale ticketsfor all US datesbeginning Tuesday,October4at 10am local time until Thursday,October 6at 10pm local time through the Citi Entertainmentprogram. For complete presale details visitwww.citientertainment.com.Register now atmellencamp.comfor the Mellencamp mailing list presale beginningWednesday,October 5 at10am local time.Turner Classic Movies newsletter subscribers will have early access to tickets beginningThursday, October 6 at 10am.A limited number of exclusive VIP packages will also be availablestarting Tuesday, October 4at 10am local time.These exclusive offers can include incredible reserved seated tickets in thefront row, custom merchandise and much more.Tickets forthe John MellencampLive and In Persontourwill go on sale to the generalpublicFriday,October 7at 10am local time.Legends of Rock: John Mellencampopened today at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame—a new,permanent part of the museum’s beloved and expandingLegends of Rockexhibit.Museum goerscan expect to see artifacts including the suit worn in promotional photos for Mellencamp’s 2003albumTrouble No More, his 1976 Fender Telecaster Custom guitar played onstage extensivelyand the studio tracking chart for “Jack and Diane” from1981, as well as an oil painting byMellencamp himself,Backbone(2022), reworked from a 1993 self-portrait.A reissue of Mellencamp’s beloved eighth studio album,Scarecrow,is set for releaseNovember4onMercury/UME. The box set will include two CDs ofnewly remixed and remastered songsplus previously unreleased bonus tracks and alternate versions, a booklet full of rare photographsand all new liner notes by acclaimed author and music critic Anthony DeCurtis.Mellencamp is a member of the Rock and Roll and Songwriters Halls of Fame, a recipient of theJohn Steinbeck Award, ASCAP Foundation’s Champion Award, The Woody Guthrie Award, theAmericana Music Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award, and most recently, the FoundersAward, the top honor assigned by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.
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