John Mellencamp kicks off 2019 concert tour in South Bend

FILE - In this Thursday, June 14, 2018 file photo, John Mellencamp performs on stage during the 49th annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction and Awards gala at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York. Mellencamp has been awarded the Woody Guthrie Prize. The Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, announced Wednesday that Mellencamp will be presented with the award during an Aug. 30 ceremony. He is the fifth recipient. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP, File)

The first name in Hoosier Rock & Roll will play the first show of his 2019 tour in South Bend.

Indiana’s native son John Mellencamp is heading back out on the road next year, and his tour will begin at the Morris Performing Arts Center on February 7.

It will be an extended evening with the award-winning rocker, with no opening acts planned for any of the shows.

Tickets for all of the shows on the tour go on sale Friday, September 21. His tour dates also include stops in Grand Rapids, Peoria, Fort Wayne and Evansville. You can learn more at


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