Orpheum Theatre | Omaha, Nebraska
Sunday night will Hurt So Good this April 7 because John Mellencamp's heartland rock will echo loudly in the walls of Orpheum Theather. The famous Omaha, Nebraska venue will host the legendary country star John Mellencamp's tour this 2024. As part of "John Mellencamp: Live in Person Tour," the show will feature the Grammy award-winning country star in an evening filled with fan-favorite tunes that will make you fall over heels. Sing along to "Small Town," "Wasted Days," "Hurt So Good," and "Jack and Dianne," among many others. Prepare to be transported through a musical journey spanning decades of John Mellencamp's illustrious career. With its rich history and acoustics, the iconic Orpheum Theater will serve as the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable night of heartland rock. Make sure you don't pass up the opportunity to witness the mesmerizing performance of this legendary performer. Reserve your tickets today!
Known for his catchy brand of heartland rock, which emphasizes traditional instrumentation, John J. Mellencamp is an American singer-songwriter who was drafted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2008, followed by an induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2018. He is previously known as Johnny Cougar, John Cougar, and John Cougar Mellencamp. In the 1980s, He rose to fame while “honing an almost startingly plainspoken writing style.
Among his songs that became hits were “Hurts So Good,” “Jack and Diane,” and “Pink Houses.” The said tracks, along with his “American Fool (1982)” and Uh-Huh (1983)” albums, paved the way for his name to shine together with the other stars in the music industry. His song “Hurts So Good” won the 1982 Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance. John has been nominated for a total of 13 Grammys. He has amassed 22 Top 40 hits in the United States, and with seven tracks reaching the top, he holds the record for the most tracks by a solo artist to hit number one on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart.
John Mellencamp has sold over 30 million albums in the US and over 60 million worldwide. He is also one of the founding members of Farm Aid, an organization with a concert aiming to raise awareness about the loss of family farms and to raise funds to keep farm families on their land. Since 1985, Farm Aid concerts have remained an annual event, and the organization has raised over 60 million as of 2023. His 1985’s “Scarecrow” became his best-reviewed and best-selling album for having displayed greater social consciousness and musical eclecticism.
He has announced his “Live and In Person 2024” tour, which will hit the road starting March 8. The said tour will feature his latest album of original songs, “Orpheus Descending,” which was released on June 2023. It is a tough and rootsy blend of political and personal observations. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer will perform for one night in 27 cities. Tickets are now on sale, including his 17th stop, which will be at the Orpheum Theater – Omaha on Sunday, April 7th, 2024. Grab yours now, and we’ll see you there!