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Rihanna Announces 2013 Diamonds World Tour

Shortly after Lady Gaga announced her 2013 tour, pop superstar Rihanna did the same.  Rihanna will embark on her 2013 Diamonds World Tour on March 8th, 2013 with a show at the First Niagraa Center in Buffalo, New York.  Her tour will 28 cities and will conclude with a sure to be sold out show in her adopted hometown of Brooklyn, NY.

The award winning songstress has recorded 6 studio albums including Music of the Sun (2005), A Girl Like Me (2006), Good Girl Gone Bad (2007), Rated R (2009), Loud (2010), and Talk That Talk (2011).  Her trophy shelf includes five AMAs (American Music Awards), eighteen BMAs (Billboard Music Awards), two BRIT Awards (British Record Industry Trust) and five Grammy Awards.  Rihanna is also the youngest solo artist have 11 number one songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

2013 Rihanna Diamonds World Tour Concert Schedule

 
Rihanna First Niagara Center (formerly HSBC Arena)
Buffalo, NY
Friday
3/8/2013
7:30 PM
 
Rihanna TD Garden (Fleet Center)
Boston, MA
Sunday
3/10/2013
7:30 PM
 
Rihanna 1st Mariner Arena
Baltimore, MD
Tuesday
3/12/2013
7:30 PM
 
Rihanna Wells Fargo Center – PA (formerly Wachovia Center)
Philadelphia, PA
Thursday
3/14/2013
TBD
 
Rihanna XL Center – (Formerly Hartford Civic Center)
Hartford, CT
Friday
3/15/2013
7:30 PM
 
Rihanna Centre Bell
Montreal, Canada
Sunday
3/17/2013
7:00 PM
 
Rihanna Air Canada Centre
Toronto, Canada
Monday
3/18/2013
7:30 PM
 
Rihanna Joe Louis Arena
Detroit, MI
Thursday
3/21/2013
7:30 PM
 
Rihanna United Center
Chicago, IL
Friday
3/22/2013
7:30 PM
 
Rihanna Xcel Energy Center
Saint Paul, MN
Sunday
3/24/2013
7:30 PM
 
Rihanna MTS Centre
Winnipeg, Canada
Monday
3/25/2013
7:30 PM
 
Rihanna Rexall Place
Edmonton, Canada
Wednesday
3/27/2013
7:30 PM
 
Rihanna Scotiabank Saddledome (Formerly Pengrowth Saddledome)
Calgary, Canada
Saturday
3/30/2013
7:30 PM
 
Rihanna Rogers Arena (formerly General Motors Place)
Vancouver, Canada
Monday
4/1/2013
7:30 PM
 
Rihanna Key Arena
Seattle, WA
Wednesday
4/3/2013
7:30 PM
 
Rihanna HP Pavilion
San Jose, CA
Saturday
4/6/2013
7:30 PM
 
Rihanna Staples Center
Los Angeles, CA
Monday
4/8/2013
8:00 PM
 
Rihanna Valley View Casino Center (Formerly San Diego Sports Arena)
San Diego, CA
Thursday
4/11/2013
7:30 PM
 
Rihanna Mandalay Bay – Events Center
Las Vegas, NV
Friday
4/12/2013
7:30 PM
 
Rihanna Toyota Center – TX
Houston, TX
Monday
4/15/2013
7:00 PM
 
Rihanna American Airlines Center
Dallas, TX
Tuesday
4/16/2013
7:30 PM
 
Rihanna Tampa Bay Times Forum
Tampa, FL
Friday
4/19/2013
7:30 PM
 
Rihanna BankAtlantic Center
Sunrise, FL
Saturday
4/20/2013
7:30 PM
 
Rihanna Philips Arena
Atlanta, GA
Monday
4/22/2013
7:30 PM
 
Rihanna Verizon Center – DC
Washington, DC
Monday
4/29/2013
7:30 PM
 
Rihanna Scotiabank Place (formerly Corel Centre)
Ottawa, Canada
Thursday
5/2/2013
7:00 PM
 
Rihanna Barclays Center
Brooklyn, NY
Saturday
5/4/2013
8:00 PM

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Chris Brown F.A.M.E. Tour Dates

Chris Brown just announced his new tour, F.A.M.E., which will start next month.  Brown released an album under the same name in the middle of March.  Joining him on his tour includes T-Pain, Kelly Rowland (formerly of Destiny’s Child) and Tyga.  Presales already began last week, but public onsales started today.

According to Mr. Chris Brown, “”This tour will allow me to paint a picture musically. I want to bring a lot of energy and excitement to all the fans. It’s going to be a great show.”  Some of the songs on his album include “She Ain’t You”, a song that samples Michael Jackson’s “Human Nature” and “Next to You”, featuring Justin Bieber.  The man sure knows how to surround himself with popular people!

Unfortunately, Chris is also most notoriously famous for his altercation with then girlfriend, Rihanna where he pled guilty to felony assault.   While his career did take a major blow after this incident, a solid core of his fans helped the F.A.M.E.  album sell about 270,000 units, earning Brown his first No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200.

Chris Brown itinerary:
(Dates are subject to change.)

September 12 Toronto, ON Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
September 14 Darien Center, NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
September 16 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
September 17 Washington, DC Verizon Center
September 18 Detroit, MI Joe Louis Arena
September 21 Cleveland, OH Cleveland State University
September 23 Tinley Park, IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
September 24 Maryland Heights, MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
September 25 Noblesville, IN Verizon Wireless Music Center
September 28 Baltimore, MD 1st Mariner Arena
September 30 Uniondale, NY Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
October 1 Raleigh, NC Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion
October 2 Mayfield, KY Lakewood Amphitheatre
October 7 Tampa, FL 1-800 Ask-Gary Amphitheatre
October 8 Charlotte, NC Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
October 9 Virginia Beach, VA Farm Bureau Live
October 12 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
October 14 Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion
October 15 New Orleans, LA New Orleans Arena
October 16 The Woodlands, TX The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
October 18 Phoenix, AZ Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion
October 20 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center
October 22 Concord, CA Sleep Train Pavilion
October 23 Wheatland, CA Sleep Train Amphitheatre
October 26 Memphis, TN FedExForum
October 28 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
October 29 Pittsburgh, PA Consol Energy Center
October 30 Hartford, CT XL Center

Top Weekend Events July 22 – 24

Yay, the weekend is almost here!!

Is it as hot where you are as it is in the Midwest?  Ugh, it is blistering here.  On this top weekend list, I am seeing a lot of outdoor events.  Stay cool, everyone!

Well, the hot, hot, hot event of this weekend is the soccer match between England’s Manchester United and the Chicago Fire.  This particular event came up numerous times on the list.  These EU vs. America matches are sponsored in conjunction with the MLS and CAA Sports.  Manchester United is one ot the world’s most recognized clubs, winning 18 English Premier League Titles, four Carling Cups, three European Cups and an amazing 11 FA Cups.  Manchester United was also in Chicago last year, training at the Fire’s soccer-specific home (Toyota Park) then commencing on its four-stop North American Tour in 2010.

Sir Paul McCartney is another hot event, once again, this weekend.  This time he’s taking on the Tiger’s Comerica Park in Detroit.  Expect his remaining concerts in Chicago, Montreal and Cincinnati to also score big on the top weekend list for their respective weekends.

In the Pop music genre, Katy Perry and her Teenage Dreams tour is hot in Boise, ID.  There are usually too many large concerts that roll through Idaho, so I’m sure this is a big deal in their community.  Rihanna and her Loud tour finally made it to the list.  Her recent songs “S&M” and “California King Bed” are rapidly achieved top positions on the Billboard Hot 100 list.  She’s recently come under much scrutiny for her comments and recent relinking with former flame, Chris Brown, which ended disastrously.

The ladies of country and folk music have overthrown the menfolk this week.  Jennifer Nettles, Hillary Scott of Lady Antebellum and Amy Ray and Emily Saliers of the Indigo Girls prove that they’re just as popular in this genre as their male counterparts who have been making the top weekend list all summer long.

Even a couple rock bands are making the list.  Founded in 2009, Further is a band composed of former Grateful Dead members Bob Weir and Phil Lesh.  The band also includes former members of other bands including Dark Star Orchestra, RatDog, Benevoto/Russo Duo and until recently Primus.  A Perfect Circle is another Rock supergroup started in 1999.  The current line-up includes former members from Puscifer, Ashes Divide, The Smashing Pumpkins, Nine Inch Nails, Devo and the Vandals.  A Perfect Circle will also be playing at Lollapalooza in Chicago.

Top Weekend Events July 22- 24

1.)    Manchester United vs. Chicago Fire, Solider Field, Chicago, IL – Saturday, July 23rd

2.)    Paul McCartney, Comerica Park, Detroit, MI  – Sunday, July 24th

3.)    Sugarland, California Mid-State Fair, Paso Robles,  CA  – Friday, July 22nd

4.)    Further, PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ – Sunday, July 24th

5.)    Rihanna, Well Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA – Saturday, July 23rd

6.)    San Diego Padres vs. Philadelphia Phillies, Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, PA – Saturday, July 23rd

7.)    Katy Perry, Taco bell Arena, Boise, ID – Saturday, July 23rd

8.)    Indigo Girls, Mountain Winery, Saratoga, CA – Sunday, July 24th

9.)    Lady Antebellum, Great Jones Country Fair, Monticello, IA – Friday, July 22nd

10.) A Perfect Circle, Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio, TX – Friday, July 22nd