Nov 4, 2009

John Mayer Brings 'Battle Studies' Tour on March 22

To coincide with his Battle Studies release later this month, John Mayer will bring his North American tour to Sprint Center on March 22 featuring special guest, Michael Franti & Spearhead. Tickets are on sale now.
Kicking off release week, Fuse today announced that their “Fuse Presents: John Mayer Live From the Beacon Theatre,” broadcast will now be broadcast overseas to U.S. troops and their families by AFN, The Armed Forces Network, to reach those stationed in 175 countries and on 140 U.S. Navy ships at sea. Fuse, Madison Square Garden’s national music television network and Madison Square Garden Entertainment have teamed up with the American Forces Network (AFN) – now Mayer’s performance will air live on Fuse, in HD and SD, on Nov. 17 at 8pm CT in the U.S. and will be simulcast live that night via AFN Radio. Additionally, AFN Television’s “Spectrum” channel will air the concert on Dec. 6, 2009 at 7pm and on New Year’s Eve.

In addition to an intimate performance of his current single, "Who Says" on the Today Show on Thursday, Nov. 19, Mayer has another special event up his sleeve with The Late Show with David Letterman. Mayer will perform as Letterman’s musical guest, and then take over the studio for an extended concert for fans that will be webcast on Letterman’s website. On Nov. 19, Mayer will appear on The Late Show as a both a sit-in artist with Paul Shaffer and the CBS Orchestra and as the show’s musical guest before performing a post-show fan concert, which will stream live and remain online through the beginning of the Battle Studies Tour. Other television appearances and special announcements are planned for December, including The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Jay Leno Show and Larry King Live.

Battle Studies is the fourth studio album from the seven-time Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter/guitar player/producer and incorporates the warmth, melodies and simplicity of 70’s and 80’s California rock and pop. Battle Studies is a confessional, relaxed and liberated album recorded in a private home in California where Mayer lived and worked over the course of six months before wrapping at the famed Capitol Studios in Los Angeles. The album was co-produced by John Mayer and Steve Jordan and will be released on Nov. 17, 2009 on Columbia Records.