John Mayer to play iWireless on Nov. 19


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Posted Online: Sept. 04, 2013, 6:59 pm
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By Jonathan Turner, jturner@qconline.com
Grammy-winning singer/songwriter John Mayer will perform at the iWireless Center, Moline, at 7 p.m. Nov. 19 to kick off his U.S. tour.

Tickets for the show, also featuring Phillip Phillips, will go on sale Sept. 21. Prices have yet to be announced.

Mr. Mayer, aseven-time Grammy Award winner, has soldmore than 20 million albums. His hits include "Your Body is a Wonderland," "Daughters," "Waiting on the World to Change," "Half of My Heart" and "Gravity."

Heis well-known for collaborations with a range of artists. Mr. Mayer has performed and/or recorded with EricClapton, B.B. King, Buddy Guy, T Bone Burnett, Herbie Hancock, TheRolling Stones, Dixie Chicks, Jay Z and Alicia Keys.

Mr. Phillips, 22, won the 11th season of "American Idol" last year. His hits include "Home" and "Gone, Gone, Gone."



















 




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