One of the original heartland rockers, John Mellencamp, has perfected the folk-rock singer-songwriter and will be visiting a venue near you throughout 2011. The legendary rocker recently released his 21st studio album, No Better Than This, and will be on tour throughout the year to promote the effort. Don't miss a date on the John Mellencamp concert schedule; Use Eventful as your source for John Mellencamp tour dates and venue information.
After several years of bouncing around Indiana and New York City performing and recording music, Mellencamp finally hit mainstream radio in 1980 with the single "I Need a Lover". It was 1982's album, American Fool, featuring "Hurts So good" and "Jack & Diane", that catapulted Mellencamp to multi-Platinum success. The single "Hurts so Good", earned Mellencamp his first, and to-date only, Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal performance. The success continued throughout the '80s and '90s for Mellencamp. John Mellencamp tour dates were scheduled on sell-out stadium tours and he shared the stage with other iconic performers such as Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen.
When all is said and done, Mellencamp has put out 21 studio albums, five of which were certified multi-Platinum, he has been nominated for eleven Grammy Awards, and he has left behind a humanitarian legacy that includes the Farm Aid benefit concert series. John Mellencamp is an American rock icon and he continues to release classic records that stand the test of time and prove his relevancy to American pop culture. Stay on top of John Mellencamp's concert schedule and Use Eventful for John Mellencamp tour date information.