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Sad Clowns & Hillbillies Summer Tour Dates Pre-Sale Details
02.01.2017 -, whenever possible, offers FREE pre-sale ticket access to members of

Additionally, there will also be pre-sales available through: local venues, radio stations, Ticketmaster, tour promoter etc.

Visit the TOUR section for complete show details, pre-sale information, public on sale details and ticket prices. Click the small blue information icon for show-specific information.

Visit the TOUR section for any details about any official ticket packages that are offered for a show.
Click HERE to learn about Mellencamp VIP Ticket Packages.  


Step 1 - Register to become a free member of the Community through the COMMUNITY page on

Step 2 - Consult the details of your show on the TOUR page to see the date and time of your pre-sale. Click the blue information icon for complete details about your show.

Step 3 - Return to the morning of your show's pre-sale and log into the website.

Step 4 - On the TOUR page, approximately 10 minutes before the pre-sale begins, we will post a pre-sale ticket password ONLY for logged in members. You MUST REFRESH the TOUR page in your browser to see the password, it will appear in the column next to whichever show you choose.

Step 5 - Click the pre-sale link to go to the online ticket seller and enter the password where required to gain access to the pre-sale and then complete your purchase.

TIP: We suggest you click the pre-sale tickets link for your show and pre-register with the ticket seller before our pre-sale begins to avoid any check out issues during your purchase.

TIP: There are often other pre-sales for John's show. You might try to find and use the passwords from those pre-sales. Credit card companies, venues, tour promoters, ticket sellers often all have their own pre-sales separate from our offering.

Typically there is a 6 ticket limit per Community Member per show. Our pre-sale has a limited number of tickets and will likely sell out. Tickets are first come, first served and there are no guarantees that you will get a ticket through our pre-sale.


Need help? Have questions? You will get a quicker answer using one of the following two methods.

We do not recommend posting a question via the comments below if you want a timely response.

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Post in the Tickets forum on the Community

Visit the TOUR page for complete show details.



John should come to the Green Theatre in Northern California. Indoor/Outdoor beautifully built theatre for beautiful music and acoustics

Posted by imaginepeace415 2017-05-23 04:45:45.

presale not work for Ravinia

Posted by flydog 2017-05-02 16:22:34.

Presale Code for IL State Fair

It says the password on your site for this show is "Ended" but Ticketmaster says the Presale Fan Club goes on until 10 ET tonight. What is the code?

Posted by leetsa1 2017-04-28 22:07:14.

Code foe canfield?

Posted by Cherbird36 2017-04-20 14:50:27.

Code for Canfield presale does not work! Help!

Posted by Lee888 2017-04-20 14:24:10.

my bad

Hi Chrissy. The issue was me not waiting until 10. Thanks for responding. I got in and got fantastic seats!

Posted by springsteen 2017-04-18 16:31:44.

It works!

Sorry, just had to wait until 10:00....sorry!!

Posted by Chrissy 2017-04-18 14:15:18.


passcode not working?

Posted by Chrissy 2017-04-18 13:57:03.

canfield code doesn't work

canfield code doesn't work

Posted by springsteen 2017-04-18 13:53:57.


what is pre sale code for canfield?

Posted by springsteen 2017-04-18 13:51:30.

saratoga, CA

Stayed home from work to get the pre sell. Not working now BOOOOO

Posted by kathyroberto 2017-04-03 19:24:52.

Australian Tour

Please come to Australia - try the Plenary or Sidney Myer Music Bowl for Melbourne venues - central and / intimate

Posted by Swell67 2017-03-05 07:50:21.

tour later in the year?

Hey there - will John still be touring the states in October or november? thanks

Posted by Swell67 2017-03-05 07:48:54.

Iowa State Fair

The link doesn't send me to the ticket seller so that I can be registered before the password is displayed.

Posted by hwkhaze 2017-03-01 16:06:18.

Iowa State Fair Pre-sale

The link doesn't send me to the ticket seller so that I can be registered before the password is displayed.

Posted by pmuench85 2017-03-01 14:13:35.

How do I get the password to buy Minnesota State Fair tickets? I am a member of fan club

Posted by Lake30 2017-02-23 18:55:39.

Presale Atlanta????

Looking to purchase ATL tix with password given????

Posted by dvienneau 2017-02-23 16:22:17.

Presale tickets

How the **** do you get the code to buy NH

Posted by Refmen 2017-02-22 21:38:35.


How do i get password? can someone please post their so i can try? no tickets being shown available for Bend show

Posted by paulchampagne 2017-02-22 21:25:44.

The Greek

The password isn't working for The Greek in LA : (

Posted by rockmyworld 2017-02-22 18:22:10.

The Greek

The password isn't working for The Greek in LA : (

Posted by rockmyworld 2017-02-22 18:20:30.


cannot get Wisconsin vip package

Posted by carrielees 2017-02-22 16:28:11.

need tickets

every time I click to the venue in wisconsin, it won't let me purchase. There is no where to enter the presale password

Posted by amyss 2017-02-22 16:13:35.

Pre sale vip

What is the code?

Posted by rosie800 2017-02-22 15:44:23.


I see. Where will my ticket password show up? Thanks.

Posted by midauction 2017-02-22 15:42:54.


Punched in my new password to buy tiks. says wrong password help

Posted by midauction 2017-02-22 15:39:56.

Tanglewood Tix

Repeated attempts to buy general tickets not working - only premium packages show up! I thought that general tickets went on sale at 10:00 AM 02/22 along with the premium packages.

Posted by adirondackdave 2017-02-22 15:17:51.



Posted by Altak1 2017-02-22 15:07:58.

Atlanta Show

Dates for ticket sale still lists day of concert! What is up with that???? Are tix going to be on sale today?

Posted by rmk1961 2017-02-22 15:05:53.

Atlanta presale????

No code coming up either!!

Posted by rmk1961 2017-02-22 15:03:57.

I keep refreshing page and code is not coming up!

Posted by janesutter 2017-02-22 14:56:18.

wisconsin state fair

Been going to Mellencamp concerts since I was 16-(30 plus years,holy crap! ) I'd like to hear When Jesus Left Birmingham. One of my unsung favorites

Posted by amyss 2017-02-17 23:43:42.

Meet & Greet

Are there meet & greet tickets available for the 7/3 concert in Vienna, VA at Wolf Trap? If so, how may I purchase them?

Posted by dfellenb 2017-02-17 15:52:40.

PreSale Code for MKE Not appearing

Just registered and trying to see the presale password. Nothing appears. And when I click the presale link, the event doesn't appear.

Posted by mcjtgee23 2017-02-16 16:08:27.

pre sale allentown

password not working

Posted by hunt2hart 2017-02-14 15:06:49.


Posted by johncap58 2017-02-14 15:06:17.

password for allentown not working

Posted by johncap58 2017-02-14 15:05:10.

Presale for Alle ntown password not working!!!

Posted by Mcgov1216 2017-02-14 15:04:10.


Whoever organizes the next leg of your Canadian tour please include Kingston we have a fantastic Arena here that holds around 4000 he would sell out in minutes . We have a huge population that his music is has been a huge part of our lives Our local station big fm plays his music regularly The arena is a SMG operated facility

Posted by Billy0728 2016-12-23 17:08:28.

Chicago pre sale dates

Site says tickets for 10/25 go on sale on 10/24. I assume that us a mistake of some sort. I thought pre sale was 5/18? Thanks. Mike

Posted by MAR1964 2016-05-17 19:22:36.


Would love to hear Key West Intermezzo and I Need a Lover. Also Human Wheels

Posted by joyce1220 2016-04-28 02:00:01.


Would love to hear Ain't Even Dine With the Night in Wheeling WV on Sat all time favorite song Thank you!

Posted by deltagirl87 2016-04-14 11:32:45.

Between a laugh and a tear

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE perform Between a laugh and a tear in Lawrence, Kansas on April 9th. I have seen John in concert MULTIPLE times and have never been fortunate enough to see it live

Posted by dnlinks 2016-01-26 01:23:58.


Just bought my two tickets for the Canberra Australia concert in February!!! Second row ... Oh yeah...made in the shade like a ball through a hoop singing and lovin rooty toot toot

Posted by 2015-10-20 09:23:43.


I am a HUGE long time fan of Mr. Mellencamp! Can you please ask John why he did not play in EDMONTON ALBERTA CANADA???

Posted by mememe1958 2015-08-07 17:38:17.

Hello! I too was informed of a digital download of John's new CD for every ticket purchased online with a credit card, but never received any email regarding how to download this or any download codes. I attended the show in Saskatoon, SK, Canada. 2 tickets were purchased by credit card for this event. Can you email me some info as to how to receive this download.

Posted by RichardHamm 2015-07-31 01:17:11.

Digital Download Code

Hey, I just found out this morning, after an awesome concert in Ft. Wayne, that I was to have received a "code" for a free digital download of the CD when I purchased my ticket, but did not receive it. Can you assist?

Posted by MJW09 2015-06-07 14:02:38.

Presale Code

How would i get presale code for phoenix?

Posted by stiddog 2014-12-30 18:37:46.



Posted by dano21664 2014-11-07 00:07:02.

Sacramento password

Wats the Citibank password for sacramento

Posted by Efk530 2014-11-01 12:59:01.


Help, we are from Perth Australia which venues are outdoor ?? any recommendations ? Cheers

Posted by jimmags 2014-09-26 13:18:40.

Meet and greet

Is there any meet and greets? and if so where can I purchase tickets?

Posted by Troy66 2014-09-20 01:14:40.


Any advice, I have been on the site all day to try to obtain presale tickets for LA and all the site does is spin saying checking on Waiting room status.. This is very discouraging.. Liz

Posted by lsaucedo 2014-09-18 22:21:54.

DC Show ? !

This site is just terrible to use. I've used the password numerous times and can't get thru to purchase anything. Kinda discouraging

Posted by skiberto 2014-09-18 19:13:05.

I have followed all instructions and can't find the presale code for Kansas City! PLEASE HELP

Posted by 2014-09-18 14:26:42.

I have followed all instructions and can't find the presale code for Kansas City! PLEASE HELP

Posted by Eryka6580 2014-09-18 13:53:24.

I have followed all instructions and can't find the presale code for Kansas City! PLEASE HELP

Posted by Eryka6580 2014-09-18 13:44:02.


What is the presage code for Kansas City?

Posted by northwest48 2014-09-17 21:26:20.

Chciago Presale

If it says they can' t process the order, does that mean there are no more presale tickets available? It's a little confusing...

Posted by Shawmanic 2014-09-17 19:30:30.



Posted by Joaniev 2014-09-17 18:40:52.

Presale code for KC

I couldn't buy yesterday so how do I get the code so I can buy today?

Posted by ksunan17 2014-09-17 15:59:24.


Need password for Des Moines Iowa please

Posted by bosborne1 2014-09-17 11:59:28.


Need password for Des Moines Iowa please

Posted by bosborne1 2014-09-17 11:56:11.


Why did I join the website if I have to have a citi credit card to buy the tickets. I don't have a citi card so I can not buy the tickets this seems like a little bit of bull crap.

Posted by Dwall 2014-09-17 03:11:35.

Need password for Sacramento California please

Posted by KATIE1997 2014-09-17 02:41:23.


Sooooo bummed, tried to get tix for the feb12 show in minneapolis and sold out other than vip....add a show John

Posted by hugomarinepaul 2014-09-17 02:03:27.


Need the presale password for Philadelphia PA!!!! This site is so hard!!!!

Posted by debstauf8261 2014-09-16 20:06:06.

got the tickets thanks

got my tickets for fox theater show in Atlana a will we get a email from the fox theater with the code info next week

Posted by debmaxwell6 2014-09-16 19:53:09.

Johnny rocks!

Why all the *****ing? I just bought 3 great seats WITH parking for just over $200 bucks for the L.A. show. No efforts at all. The hardest part will be waiting over 10 months for the show!

Posted by 2014-09-16 17:33:24.

Amina in WA

Seattle is not working!! Gives me an error message!

Posted by amina7 2014-09-16 17:29:19.

Portland isn't working

Diamond Pkg and ADA Wheelchair access tickets only coming up for presale. Help!!!

Posted by QueenieTee 2014-09-16 17:17:25.

Music download with tickets

Purchased tickets today when will we receive code for the music download?

Posted by DobermanMomma 2014-09-16 17:06:54.

cleveland tickets

So upset. When I click to buy the tickets for Cleveland it keeps going to the venue for the concert instead of ticket master to order tickets.

Posted by trashman37 2014-09-16 16:12:25.

Worked fine for Btown show

I had no problems with the code 'freedom' for the Btown show.

Posted by bnhoosier 2014-09-16 15:42:11.

website is impossible to navigate - what is the password for presale in KC????

Posted by Bcornell 2014-09-16 15:31:08.

Password is not working??

Why is the password not working for presale????

Posted by angib33 2014-09-16 15:24:59.


What is the password for New Orleans?

Posted by gumbo1 2014-09-16 15:06:10.

Need presale code

I'm logged in but can't find presale code for Omaha show on Aug. 2, 2015...please help!

Posted by lovemellencamp 2014-09-16 14:55:32.

Chicago tix not open?

Chicago was to go on sale for club at 1040 eastern. Still not open?

Posted by rogermccarron 2014-09-16 14:46:26.

Missed the password for Bloomington pre sale. Help. Logged in too late

Posted by lisamccoy 2014-09-16 14:22:58.


I can't find the password!!!! Help

Posted by CarlainOhio 2014-09-16 14:17:45.

Pre-Sale Password???

I'm a member and logged in but can't find the pre-sale password anywhere. HELP! This site is super hard to find things on!

Posted by betsy680667 2014-09-16 14:16:52.

What about Oklahoma?

Oklahoma in in the Heartland. I do not see a tour date for us though. Come to Oklahoma, it'll be a Sold Out show. We love you, John

Posted by BeckyCorbett 2014-09-10 22:39:52.

Presale Tickets

Are the seats offered in the presale better seats than what will be available in the general public sale?

Posted by beerguy 2014-09-10 13:37:54.

dream come true

i've sceen you many times in boston since i was a young girl. the last time a few years back at the pavilion, my dream is to dance with you , i guess in stage, any song....i hope my dream comes true.....i hope to see you again in person.. you are the best.......thanks for all the memories

Posted by wolf 2014-05-15 00:29:51.

Tour in France ?

Hello, I am French and I discovered your music while studying in the US (Hilton Head Isaland) in 1992. I was wondering if you were planning on playing in France. I would love to hear you here !

Posted by Isamat 2014-04-18 12:31:46.

Sep / Oct dates?

Any plans for Sep or Oct? Can drive anywhere. Have comfy coach ... will travel. Out of country until Sep. thanks, AlaskaMel

Posted by AlaskaMel 2014-04-16 22:10:54.


Is the tour coming to Australia ?????????? PLEASE

Posted by joanidavis 2014-04-08 06:27:53.


When is Indianapolis? Tell john I met him a couple times at restraunt on top the hill in Bloomington would love to meet him backstage at a show!!

Posted by numberonefan1959 2014-03-22 21:16:09.


presale code is a freaking mystery. Why does it now say that its ENDED? Its supposed to be there as tickets don't go on sale until noon today. wtf

Posted by Postman91 2014-03-19 09:08:04.


What is my presale code for casino Rama?

Posted by rataedave 2014-03-18 12:59:37.


Does John ever come to California to tour? Specifically Northern CA.

Posted by lisasdance 2014-03-12 18:25:43.





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