Elvis Costello 2014 Tour Schedule
As one of Britain's most treasured artists, Elvis Costello has swept crowds off
their feet since the 1970s. Known for being one of the great singer-songwriters of the '70s, Elvis Costello helped shape the
landscape of rock and roll with his irresistibly quirky charm and angry fighting anthems. This music legend was one of the
main figures of the British Punk and New Wave movement of the '70s, and now he's heading back to this side of the pond to
perform all over North America.
With an impressive lineup of shows in cities like Chicago, Toronto, Cleveland, Atlanta,
and Nashville, Costello is ready to bring his star quality to stage to deliver his most impressive shows yet! Don't miss this
British rock legend when he comes to a city near you and grab tickets to see him perform live from StubHub!
Elvis Costello was born in London in 1954 as Declan Patrick MacManus. He found his love for music
early in life, and as a teenager he began to experiment with creating his own music. He infiltrated London's pub rock scene
in the early '70s, and started to perform in various pubs and music venues throughout London. It was during this time that
he adopted the stage name Elvis Costello (Costello was his mother's maiden name) and signed to a record label.
released his debut album, My Aim Is True, in 1977. In a heartbeat, Costello's career took off. The album included major hits
like "Alison" and "(The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes". He created an attractive new blend of music, combining the cynicism
of punk with the sophistication of new wave music. With his quirky charm and addictive songs, Costello became an instant hit
in England, and in 1977 he traveled across the pond to introduce himself to American audiences by performing on Saturday Night
Live. In 1983, he landed his first U.S. Top 40 single with "Everyday I Write The Book", finally making a major breakthrough
on the U.S. music scene.
His career has been prolific and critically acclaimed, and with a Grammy award under his belt,
Elvis Costello is recognized as one of the truly great and original artists of the past few decades. In 2003, Elvis and his
backup band, The Attractions, were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, one of the highest honors for any rock and
roll musician. Costello was also ranked in the top 100 Greatest Artists of All Time by Rolling Stone magazine.
Elvis took some time to let his career grow organically, he still became one of the most acclaimed and popular rock and roll
artists of all time, making him a must-see for any rock fans. If you are a die-hard punk rock fan, make sure you see Elvis
Costello in one of his upcoming shows, as he is bound to put on the performance of a lifetime that you just can't miss! Head
to StubHub right away to grab tickets before they're gone!
There's no denying the fact that
Elvis Costello is one of the great contemporary songwriters, so his albums are filled with inspired and meaningful lyrics.
Some of his most popular singles include "Alison", "No Dancing", "This Year's Girl". "Radio Radio", "Man Out of Time", "Riot
Act", "Party Girl", and "I Don't Want to Go to Chelsea". His highest charting song ever was from his album Spike and was co-written
with Paul McCartney. The song "Veronica" hit number one on Billboard's Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart and number ten on its
Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. Costello's interesting and inventive music garnered him fans all around the world, and whether
you have been a lifelong fan or are just interested in hearing some great music, buy your ticket to see Elvis Costello as
soon as possible!
Did you know that Elvis Costello was arrested for performing outside of a Hilton
In 1977, Costello was arrested for putting on an impromptu performance outside of a Hilton Hotel where Columbia
Records executives were staying. Even though he was arrested for the disturbance, Columbia Records signed him to their label
Seeing a rock legend perform live is even more rare than seeing a shooting
star, so head to StubHub right away and grab tickets to see Elvis Costello. The ability to perform is in Costello's blood,
and always will be. Every time he gets onto a stage he enthralls the audience and makes them sing along with his memorable,
punkish tunes. Being in the audience at an Elvis Costello concert is an unforgettable experience, as you get to witness Costello's
multitude of musical talents, from him pounding away at the electric piano to strumming along on an acoustic guitar. Elvis
Costello is undoubtedly one of the most talented musicians to emerge onto the national music scene in the last several decades,
so make sure to catch one of his upcoming shows and head to StubHub now!