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Sia Announces "Nostalgic For The Present" Tour w/ Miguel and Alunageorge

 

Thursday, September 29 Seattle, WA Key Arena
Saturday, October 1 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena
Tuesday, October 4 Phoenix, AZ Talking Stick Resort Arena
Wednesday, October 5 San Diego, CA Viejas Arena
Friday, October 7 Las Vegas, NV Mandalay Bay
Saturday, October 8 Los Angeles, LA Hollywood Bowl
Thursday, October 13 Minneapolis, MN Target Center
Saturday, October 15 Auburn Hills, MI The Palace of Auburn Hills
Sunday, October 16 Chicago, IL United Center
Wednesday, October 18 TBA TBA
Wednesday, October 19 Washington, D.C. Verizon Center
Friday, October 21 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
Saturday, October 22 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
Sunday, October 23 Montreal, QC Bell Centre 
Wednesday, October 25 TBA TBA
Wednesday, October 26 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
Saturday, October 29 Sunrise, FL BB&T Center
Sunday, October 30 Orlando, FL  Amway Center
Tuesday, November 1 Atlanta, GA Phillips Arena
Thursday, November 3 New Orleans, LA Smoothie King Center
Friday, November 4 Houston, TX Toyota Center
Sunday, November 6 Austin, TX Frank Erwin Center

Tickets go on sale 5/20/16 at 10:00 a.m. at Ticketmaster.com 

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Beyonce's "Lemonade" World Premier on HBO April 23rd

This Saturday get your popcorn and wine ready because the Queen Bee herself Beyonce is dropping an HBO Special this weekend called "Lemonade". Is this a look into her new album?? I know one thing, the BeyHive will definitely be in front of their TV's in high anticipation. I bet some are already planning watch parties and such! I must say that the preview of the special is DEFINITELY intriguing and we can't wait! Will you be watching on April 23rd??? Comment below and follow us on Twitter at @CuzEventsRock for live show commentary. 

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Only Uncle Charlie Can Pull a Headliner Spot with a 3 Day Notice

Did you see this?! The team at Jazz in the Gardens JUST announced a few minutes ago that no other than Uncle Charlie Wilson will be headlining Saturday night's Jazz in the Gardens show, replacing Aretha Franklin. I could hear him now..."Look now, I was just in Plant City for the Strawberry Festival and I'm already here...y'all sure you don't need me?" But then it makes you think how much pull does Charlie have to take off the Queen of Soul off the bill? Or did she cancel at the last minute and Charlie JUST happened to be available?! I dunno but I am SURE ticket sales will definitely go up in the next couple of days! If you haven't seen Charlie Wilson live, please make it a point to check him out. He puts on an amazing show!

Will you be at Jazz in the Gardens this year? If not, are you going now?! Let us know! #CuzEventsRock

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Ohhh There's Gonna Be a lot of SANGIN' On This Tour: Anthony Hamilton & Fantasia

 

Now I don't know about you but sometimes you just want to hear some good ol' fashion sangin (Yes I said SANGIN'!). Well look no further, this morning two of my favorite performers Anthony Hamilton & Fantasia announced that they are teaming up for a 2016 Spring Tour starting this April. If you want to see a good live show, this may need to be on your list. And if you haven't seen them before, you are definitely in for a treat. Will you check them out?! You really should not miss it! #CuzEventsRock

April 21 – Buffalo, NY – Shea’s Buffalo Theatre (A)
April 22 – Detroit, MI – Fox Theatre (A)
April 23 – Chicago, IL – Arie Crown Theater (A)
April 28 – Newark, NJ – Prudential Hall (F)
April 29 – New York, NY – Theater at Madison Square Garden (F)
April 30 – Baltimore, MD – Pier Six Pavilion (F)
May 1 – Columbus, OH – Palace Theatre (F)
May 7 – Washington, D.C. – Constitution Hall (A)
May 8 – Norfolk, VA – Constant Center (A)
May 20 – Los Angeles, CA – Microsoft Theater (F)

A – Denotes Anthony Hamilton closes show
F – Denotes Fantasia closes show

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Beyonce Announces Formation World Tour after Super Bowl 50 Performance

This chick right here.....I will say that her marketing and PR team are the true GOATs (greatest of ALL time) on how they dropped "Formation" single yesterday, performed it at the Super Bowl halftime performance, AND if they didnt think that was enough, have a #FormationWorldTour commercial RIGHT after the performance with ColdPlay and Bruno Mars! The BeyHive and other part time fans screams and jumped when she came on. But when that commercial came across that screen, many folks (including me) almost passed out on the announcement! This is a GREAT weekend for Music Lovers! Will you be at the #FormationWorldTour ?? #CuzEventsRock

 

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NEW MUSIC: Missy Elliott "Pep Rally" gives us a little Mardi Gras Bounce/Go-Go Music Vibe

Now you KNOW this weekend has been buzzing with new music! First we get the bomb dropped on a lazy Saturday afternoon from Beyonce with "Formation" and NOW Missy Elliott says "Guess What?! I got one for you just in time for Super Bowl 50 and Mardi Gras." This New Orleans Uptown/Downtown Bounce song "Pep Rally" got me jiggin' and catching the wall (for those who have ever partied, lived, attended college anywhere in Louisiana would understand). It definitely has a little Go-Go feel to it as well so its definitely a dance track. Check it out and let us know what you think!

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**NEW VIDEO** Beyonce "Formation"

Back by Popular Demand!!!! The Mutha herself Mrs. Beyonce Carter released new music video "Formation" just in time for Super Bowl 50! Although its exclusively on Tidal.com, thank God we were able to see it on YouTube as well. I think we have ALL been waiting for this type of sound from her...a little country and a whole lot of couture all wrapped into one. Let us know what you think of the video! #CuzEventsRock

 

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Adele Live 2016 North American Tour Dates Announced

Just announced, Adele's Live 2016 North American Tour dates have been released. Tickets go on sale Thursday, December 17th. Which shows will you be attending?! We are definitely looking forward to seeing her 'LIVE'! #CuzEventsRock

 

Date  Venue City/State On Sale
7/5/16 Xcel Energy Center St. Paul, MN 12/17/15
7/6/16 Xcel Energy Center St. Paul, MN 12/17/15
7/10/16 United Center Chicago, IL 12/17/15
7/11/16 United Center Chicago, IL 12/17/15
7/13/16 United Center Chicago, IL 12/17/15
7/16/16 Pepsi Center Denver, CO 12/17/15
7/17/16 Pepsi Center Denver, CO 12/17/15
7/20/16 Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena Vancouver, BC 12/17/15
7/21/16 Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena Vancouver, BC 12/17/15
7/25/16 Key Arena Seattle, WA 12/17/15
7/26/16 Key Arena Seattle, WA 12/17/15
7/30/16 SAP Center at San Jose San Jose, CA 12/17/15
7/31/16 SAP Center at San Jose San Jose, CA 12/17/15
8/2/16 Oracle Arena Oakland, CA 12/17/15
8/5/16 STAPLES Center Los Angeles, CA 12/17/15
8/6/16 STAPLES Center Los Angeles, CA 12/17/15
8/9/16 STAPLES Center Los Angeles, CA 12/17/15
8/10/16 STAPLES Center Los Angeles, CA 12/17/15
8/12/16 STAPLES Center Los Angeles, CA 12/17/15
8/13/16 STAPLES Center Los Angeles, CA 12/17/15
8/16/16 Talking Stick Resort Arena Phoenix, AZ 12/17/15
8/17/16 Talking Stick Resort Arena Phoenix, AZ 12/17/15
9/6/16 The Palace of Auburn Hills Auburn Hills, MI 12/17/15
9/7/16 The Palace of Auburn Hills Auburn Hills, MI 12/17/15
9/9/16 Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia, PA 12/17/15
9/10/16 Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia, PA 12/17/15
9/14/16 TD Garden Boston, MA 12/17/15
9/15/16 TD Garden Boston, MA 12/17/15
9/19/16 Madison Square Garden New York, NY 12/17/15
9/20/16 Madison Square Garden New York, NY 12/17/15
9/22/16 Madison Square Garden New York, NY 12/17/15
9/23/16 Madison Square Garden New York, NY 12/17/15
9/25/16 Madison Square Garden New York, NY 12/17/15
9/26/16 Madison Square Garden New York, NY 12/17/15
9/30/16 Bell Centre Montreal, QC 12/17/15
10/1/16 Bell Centre Montreal, QC 12/17/15
10/3/16 Air Canada Centre Toronto, ON 12/17/15
10/4/16 Air Canada Centre Toronto, ON 12/17/15
10/6/16 Air Canada Centre Toronto, ON 12/17/15
10/7/16 Air Canada Centre Toronto, ON 12/17/15
10/10/16 Verizon Center Washington, DC 12/17/15
10/11/16 Verizon Center Washington, DC 12/17/15
10/15/16 Bridgestone Arena Nashville, TN 12/17/15
10/16/16 Bridgestone Arena Nashville, TN 12/17/15
10/25/16 American Airlines Arena Miami, FL  12/17/15
10/26/16 American Airlines Arena Miami, FL  12/17/15
10/28/16 Philips Arena Atlanta, GA 12/17/15
10/29/16 Philips Arena Atlanta, GA 12/17/15
11/1/16 American Airlines Center Dallas, TX 12/17/15
11/2/16 American Airlines Center Dallas, TX 12/17/15
11/4/16 Frank Erwin Center Austin, TX 12/17/15
11/5/16 Frank Erwin Center Austin, TX 12/17/15
11/8/16 Toyota Center Houston, TX 12/17/15
11/9/16 Toyota Center Houston, TX 12/17/15
11/14/16 Palacio de los Deportes Mexico City, DF 12/17/15
11/15/16 Palacio de los Deportes Mexico City, DF 12/17/15

 

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