Mothers Day-Approved Concerts & Events

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Remember the time you begged Mom to let you see your favorite band perform? And—after some room-cleaning or chore negotiations—she finally agreed? She even bought the tickets, played chauffeur and enjoyed music that wasn’t quite her style—all so you and your friends could have the best night ever.

Since Mother’s Day is right around the corner, why not surprise mom with tickets to see a show, event or concert that she’d go crazy for? Take a look at the reviews below to see the events moms raved about the most on Ticketmaster.com. Give her a gift that’s “way, way better than a brunch!” (unless, of course, you’re taking her to a House of Blues Gospel Brunch—now that’s an experience mom won’t want to miss.)

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Then & Now: Girl Bands

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Boy bands like One Direction and Emblem 3 are taking over as the era of boy bands commences. Their fandoms continue to grow more and more as the groups produce not only music but movies, TV ventures, and worldwide tours. However, it’s not just the guys that are rising in fame.

Girl groups have been prominent since the 1960s and have continued to become more popular. Starting with groups like the Supremes, girl groups have evolved over the years to become prominent influences in pop and r&b music. From TLC to The Pussycat Dolls, Destiny’s Child to Fifth Harmony, girl groups from the past and present tend to be positive upbeat role models that get us dancing!

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Celebrate #StarWarsDay with John Williams

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The theater darkens, anticipation rises, and the words, “A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away…” come into focus. Then those iconic yellow letters burst onto the screen and the Star Wars theme song crashes over the audience. In that moment, when the unmistakable overture plays, you can’t help but feel like anything’s possible—like you could single-handedly (pun intended) face Darth Vader and defeat the Empire.

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Spring Event Calendar – Sports & Must See Concerts

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Spring has finally sprung. Now’s the perfect time to shake off that hibernation fog and go take advantage of warmer temperatures and sunny days.

There are plenty of live events, sports games, concerts and family shows coming up in the next several months that’ll make Spring 2014 one to remember. Don’t wait for summer to start having fun—see our list of spring events below, pick up tickets and start making big plans for this bright season.

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NBA Playoffs are HERE!

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Get ready to crash the boards, basketball fans; the NBA Playoffs tipped off over the weekend! And after a weekend full of back-and-forth battles, it’s clear that the 2014 playoff match-ups are some of the most exciting we’ve seen in a while. This year, it’s anyone’s game, and all 16 teams will be leaving it all on the court! If you want to experience the incomparable thrill of seeing NBA Playoffs live, Ticketmaster NBA and NBATickets.com have you covered.

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