Richmond, VA, September 16, 2013… Seven-time Grammy Award‐winning singer, songwriter and musician John Mayer has announced additional dates for his current U.S. tour after a successful summer run, selling out in Los Angles, Denver, Houston, and Dallas among other territories. Mayer will perform in Richmond on Friday, December 13, 2013 at 7:00 PM. This is the singer’s first tour following a three-year hiatus.
The new tour dates kick off on 11/19 in Moline, IL and run through 12/17 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, with Phillip Phillips (“Home,” “Gone, Gone, Gone”) continuing to support for most U.S. shows. Citi cardmembers will have exclusive access to presale tickets with most dates going on sale September 17 at 10 a.m. EST. For full details please visit www.citiprivatepass.com and www.johnmayer.com.
Tickets for the Richmond show range from $27.50-$67.50 (plus applicable fees) and go on sale to the public Friday, September 20, 2013 at 10 am. Tickets can be purchased at the Ford Box Office at Richmond Coliseum, livenation.com, Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster locations and charge‐by‐phone at 1-800‐745-3000. ADA seating tickets are available. The Ford Box Office at Richmond Coliseum is open Monday – Friday from 10 am until 5 pm.
Mayer’s new album Paradise Valley debuted at #1 in 4 countries, and in the Top 10 in another 8 countries. The new album also marks his highest career chart entry in Switzerland, Ireland, Austria, Italy, and Belgium. His previous albums—Room for Squares, Heavier Things, Continuum, live album Where the Light Is, Battle Studies and Born and Raised—have sold more than 20 million copies worldwide combined.
Mayer is using the U.S. tour to both raise funds for and heighten awareness of the effects of post‐ traumatic stress on our military veterans. One dollar from each tour ticket sold in the United States will go to the Northern California Institute for Research and Education. Mayer partnered with NCIRE two years ago to create programs that help veterans return to healthy and productive civilian lives.
He has been honored with seven Grammy Awards and an additional 11 nominations. Mayer has also been included in Time Magazine’s annual Time 100 list of the most influential contemporary thinkers, leaders, artists and entertainers, and twice been featured on the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine’s annual “Guitar” issue. Last year, he was honored in Washington, D.C. by the Recording Academy for his philanthropic work on behalf of both U.S. military veterans and young people interested in music.
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