|Wed, April 21, 2010 at 7:30 AM|Send Blog · Share on Facebook · Bookmark on Delicious
Erykah Badu has announced the dates for her 2010 North American tour, "Out My Mind, Just In Time." The trek will make stops at amphitheaters and concert halls beginning May 22 at Pier Six Pavilion in Baltimore, MD, and wrapping up on June 24 at The Pearl Concert Theater in Las Vegas, NV.
Badu will be joined by N.E.R.D., Bilal, Janelle Monae and The Roots drummer ?uestlove.
Badu will also perform during this summer's Lollapalooza festival, Lilith Fair as well as be featured as a special guest at Maxwell's upcoming concerts at Phillips Arena in Atlanta on June 11 and Madison Square Garden in New York City on June 26.
Here are the dates for "Out My Mind, Just In Time":
May 22: Baltimore, MD (Pier Six Pavilion)
May 23: Boston, MA Orpheum Theatre
May 22:Baltimore, MD (Pier Six Pavilion feat. Bilal)
May 23: Boston, MA (Orpheum Theatre feat. Janelle Monae)
May 25: New York, NY (Roseland Ballroom feat. ?uestlove)
May 26: Philadelphia, PA (Tower Theater feat. Bilal)
May 28: Washington, D.C. (Constitution Hall feat. N.E.R.D. and Janelle Monae)
May 30: Detroit, MI (Chene Park feat. N.E.R.D. and Janelle Monae)
June 2: Chicago, IL Chicago (Theater feat. N.E.R.D. and Janelle Monae)
June 3: Chicago, IL Chicago (Theater feat. Janelle Monae)
June 5: Memphis, TN (Orpheum Theatre feat. Janelle Monae)
June 6: Nashville, TN (Ryman Auditorium feat. Janelle Monae)
June 8: Kansas City, KS (Midland Theatre feat. Janelle Monae)
June 9: St. Louis, MO (Fox Theatre feat. Janelle Monae)
June 13: Houston, TX (Verizon Wireless Theater feat. Janelle Monae)
June 14: Dallas, TX (Nokia Theatre)
June 16: Denver, CO (The Fillmore Auditorium feat. Janelle Monae)
June 18: Oakland, CA (Paramount Theatre feat. Janelle Monae)
June 19: Saratoga, CA (The Mountain Winery)
June 20: Los Angeles, CA (Greek Theater feat. Janelle Monae)
June 22: San Diego, CA (TBA)
June 23: Phoenix, AZ (TBA)
June 24: Las Vegas, NV (The Pearl Concert Theater)
|Fri, September 25, 2009 at 5:24 PM|Send Blog · Share on Facebook · Bookmark on Delicious
LOS ANGELES - Jay-Z announced today that N.E.R.D, led by the phenomenal hit-makers and producers Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo, Wale one of the brightest, innovative and heralded young rap stars of today, and J.Cole whose insightful and meaningful lyrical form brings promise of a new day in hip-hop, will join him throughout his North American tour.
The Live Nation produced tour will make 24 stops at a mix of college campus arenas and traditional venues across North America starting at Penn State University on October 9th. Ticket and tour information for JAY-Z, N.E.R.D, Wale, and J.Cole is available at LiveNation.com.
Dates, cities and venues for the JAY-Z Tour are below. Dates and venues are subject to change.
Date City Venue
Oct 09 State College, PA Penn State/Bryce Jordan Center
Oct 10 Cincinnati, OH N Kentucky U/Bank of Kentucky Center
Oct 13 Edmonton, AB Rexall Place
Oct 14 Calgary, AB Pengrowth Saddledome
Oct 15 Kelowna, BC Prospera Place
Oct 16 Vancouver, BC General Motors Place
Oct 17 Seattle, WA KeyArena
Oct 21 Ypsilanti, MI Eastern Michigan U/Convocation Center
Oct 23 Philadelphia, PA Wachovia Center (Powerhouse)
Oct 24 Providence, RI Dunkin Donuts Center
Oct 25 Amherst, MA U of Mass/Mullins Center
Oct 27 Baltimore, MD 1st Mariner Arena
Oct 28 Columbus, OH Ohio State/ Value City Arena the
Oct 29 London, ON John Labatt Centre
Oct 30 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
Oct 31 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
Nov 01 Ottawa, ON Scotiabank Place
Nov 07 Fresno, CA Fresno State/Save Mart Center
Nov 12 Champaign, IL University of Illinois/Assembly Hall
Nov 19 Albuquerque, NM Tingley Coliseum
Nov 20 El Paso, TX U of Texas at El Paso/Don Haskins Ctr
Nov 21 Lubbock, TX United Spirit Arena
Nov 22 Austin, TX U of Texas at Austin/Frank Erwin Center
*** More cities and dates to be announced soon.
|Sat, September 12, 2009 at 12:05 AM|Send Blog · Share on Facebook · Bookmark on Delicious
NEW YORK â€" It isn't unusual to see lines of young people stretching down the block in downtown New York for various reasons. Those in line at the Billionaire Boys Club/ Ice Cream store Thursday evening were waiting to grab an exclusive hat and T-shirt and, oh yeah, to meet super-producer, N.E.R.D. frontman and fashion icon Pharrell Williams.
As part of Fashion's Night Out, a citywide initiative to boost the retail industry, Pharrell worked behind the register at the Soho location of his BBC/ Ice Cream brand. Fans started to line up before the store opened at noon, even though Pharrell wasn't scheduled to arrive until 6 p.m. He said he was fortunate to receive such a turnout.
"I feel blessed. I know that none of this had to be," said Pharrell, who had performed with N.E.R.D. the night before. "I could be in many different places, and fortunately I'm here."
Pharrell founded the brand in 2005 along with A Bathing Ape creator Nigo. The brand is known for its T-shirts, denim, sweatshirts and sneakers in a variety of vivid colors featuring imaginative logos and patterns.
Pharrell said the kids who support the brand embrace it, but they make it their own. "We look at these kids as soldiers, not necessarily to...More PHARRELL WILLIAMS