Why See John Mellencamp?
Legendary Roots Rocker
John Mellencamp continues to tour this year in support of his latest record Plain Spoken. released last year, it Mellencamp's first album in four years, and his debut LP for new record label Republic Records, with whom he's signed a 'lifetime' recording contract. Plain Spoken is set to be yet another impressive entry in the catalogue of the man they call "The Voice of the Heartland".
Mellencamp's career stretches back some over thirty years, and he has molded his brand of dusky heartland rock to every new genre and style that comes along. From Springsteen-esque anthems to stripped down, T-Bone Burnett produced country songs, his sharp and simple lyrical style that is unerringly able to pinpoint the mood of the nation has continued to shine through. Among his best known tracks are 'Jack and Diane', which spent four weeks at Number 1, and 'Hurts So Good'. Along the way he's been awarded a Grammy and been inducted into The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Performance date: 1 July 2017
About Boston Theater: We are an independent show guide with no affiliation to any venue or show. Some of the tickets offered for sale are resale tickets that may be priced above or below face value.
Next available performances
Sat, Jul 1
What you thought
4 reviews, average rating: (4.9 Stars)
Knock out performance by Mellancamp. His gritty take on our tumultuous... more
Stellar performance,his voice was strong and the band was tight,the venue... more
Spread the word!
Keep up to date!
Straight to your inbox
Please note: The term Tanglewood Music Center and/or John Mellencamp as well as all associated graphics, logos, and/or other tradermarks, tradenames or copyrights are the property of the Tanglewood Music Center and/or John Mellencamp and are used herein for factual descriptive purposes only. We are in no way associated with or authorized by the Tanglewood Music Center and/or John Mellencamp and neither that entity nor any of its affiliates have licensed or endorsed us to sell tickets, goods and or services in conjunction with their events.