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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

2011 NCAA Tournament Matchups Announced!

Well folks, selection Sunday has come and gone and we now have a clear view of the seeds and match-ups for the 2011 NCAA Tournament.  To no ones surprise the #1 ranked Ohio State Buckeyes were honored with the #1 overall seed and will duke it out in the East Regional in Newark, New Jersey.  The #1 seed in the West Regional turned out to be the Duke Blue Devils.  The #1 seed in the Southeast Regional went to the Pittsburgh Panthers while the #1 seed in the Southwest Regional went to the Kansas Jayhawks.

Perhaps most important to those looking to attend any NCAA Tournament games this year are the opening round games.  Below are the match-ups for each of the sessions.

Cleveland NCAA Tournament Games

  • #1 Ohio State vs Texas San Antonio/Alabama State
  • George Mason vs Villanova
  • Xavier vs Marquette
  • Syracuse vs Indiana State

Charlotte NCAA Tournament Games

  • Washington vs Georgia
  • North Carolina vs Long Island
  • #1 Duke vs Hampton
  • Michigan vs Tennessee

Chicago NCAA Tournament Games

  • Georgetown vs USC/Virginia Commonwealth
  • Purdue vs St. Peter
  • Texas A&M vs Florida State
  • Notre Dame vs Arkansas

Denver NCAA Tournament Games

  • Vanderbilt vs Richmond
  • Louisville vs Morehead State
  • St. John vs Gonzaga
  • BYU vs Wofford

Tampa NCAA Tournament Games

  • UCLA vs Michigan State
  • Florida vs UC Santa Barbara
  • West Virginia vs UAB/Clemson
  • Kentucky vs Princeton

Tucson NCAA Tournament Games

  • Kansas State vs Utah State
  • Wisconsin vs Belmont
  • Temple vs Penn State
  • San Diego State vs Northern Colorado

Tulsa NCAA Tournament Game

  • #1 Kansas vs Boston University
  • UNLV vs Illinois
  • Arizona vs Memphis
  • Texas vs Oakland

Washington DC NCAA Tournament Games

  • #1 Pitt vs North Carolina Ashevile/Arkansas Little Rock
  • Butler vs Old Dominion
  • Cincinnati vs Missouri
  • UCONN vs Bucknell