Drake & Lil Wayne Tour Coming to a City Near You

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Rappers Drake and Lil Wayne have traveled distinctly different paths to the top of the rap world over the course of the past few decades. Drake was born and raised in Toronto, and he broke into the entertainment business a young age with a reoccurring role on a soap opera-style show aimed at youths. Lil Wayne was the product of a broken home in a tough New Orleans neighborhood, where he learned how to look out for himself at a young age. Blessed with a sharp mind and tireless ambition, he rose to the top of his high school class but later ditched the education route to embark on a career in music.

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Triple Crown Kerfuffle – California Chrome Loses, Owner Gets Loose

 

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The three-week buildup to the 2014 Belmont Stakes was filled with anticipation. The race itself was full of surprises and developments immediately etched into the horseracing history books. The aftermath was something entirely different.

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Frozen On Ice Tickets: Disney’s Top-Grossing Film Headed to Nation’s Largest Arenas

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Merely months after Disney’s Frozen became the highest grossing film of all time, eclipsing the staggering totals of Toy Story 3, the massive entertainment company has announced that Disney’s Frozen On Ice will become the 34th installment of the popular Ice Capades franchise.

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New York Rangers to Battle LA Kings in 2014 Stanley Cup Showdown

 

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A thrilling Game 7 in Chicago has reached its end after a dramatic overtime goal by the LA Kings, and the stage is set for what is expected to be a fast and furious cross coast 2014 Stanley Cup Finals.

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Stubhub Fees: Fans Explore Other Options in Response to Stubhub Up Front Fees

 

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Stubhub was one of the first major players in a the highly competitive online ticket exchange, and their basic formula was duplicated by many other exchanges attempting to get a little slice of the gigantic pie. After experiencing several years at the top of the proverbial food chain, Stubhub recently made some adjustments that have turned out to have a less-than-positive impact. In fact, many regulars to the online ticket marketplace have become disenchanted by the new procedures employed by Stubhub during the checkout process.

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2014 NFL Draft Picks Round 1: Highlights

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The 2014 NFL Draft kicked off at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall on Thursday evening, and the building was packed with fans representing every franchise. All were anxious for their team’s turn in the spotlight, and Houston Texans fans were able to rejoice when South Carolina Defensive End Jadeveon Clowney was selected with the first overall pick.

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On The Run Tour Tickets : Jay-Z & Beyoncé Prepping for Red-Hot 2014 Summer Tour

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Jay-Z and Beyoncé have been known by a few different labels over the course of their unparalleled music careers. About a decade ago, Jay-Z declared them Bonnie and Clyde during a fast-paced track that properly flaunted to the entire universe that he had landed one of the most beautiful and talented entertainers in the world as his girlfriend. They later became husband-and-wife, mother and father, and now comes the news that they will be going On The Run through several North American cities this summer during a massive tour starring the powerful duo.

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First NHL Playoffs of New Era to Commence with Big-Time First Round Matchups

 

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Every seeding and matchup in the 2014 NHL Playoffs has officially been determined, and a few things are clear. First, it is inevitable that some major franchises are going to fall by the wayside in the first round. Second, the 16-team battle royale is open for the taking.

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Justin Timberlake Adds Concert Dates: The Tour that Won’t Stop (hopefully)

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The life of a celebrity seems worriless and charmed upon first glance, but the truth is it can be a very difficult and bumpy path that leads people to question their own identity. Except Justin Timberlake. It is hard to imagine the 33-year-old Memphis, Tennessee native as ever having a bad day in a life largely split between creating music, performing music, producing music and courting beautiful women.

After a 2013 summer tour with Jay Z that the got the attention of fans all over the world, Timberlake has been continually extending his current 20/20 Experience Tour, and the most recent news is that he will play a series of concerts in North America beginning in early July. Timberlake shows are electric and highly memorable from the moment he takes to stage the moment he finishes his encore.

Each show is also likely to feature a surprise or two, as Timberlake has immense clout within the music industry and often welcomes fellow stars in the same city at the same time to make a cameo during his live performances.

Justin Timberlake tickets are going to be hot, which is why it’s important to find an online exchange you can trust and explore your ticket buying options at your earliest convenience. Biography sites list Justin Timberlake’s occupation as singer, songwriter, actor, producer, businessman and philanthropist. An impressive list to be sure, but many can argue he was put on this great Earth in order to produce music and entertain fans, something he plans on doing in spades for all those purchase Justin Timberlake 2014 concert tickets.

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Christine McVie is Back: Fleetwood Mac Announces 2014 Tour

 

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It’s official. Fleetwood Mac will embark on a massive North American tour in the fall of 2014, and they will be joined for the first time in nearly two decades by Christine McVie. The female guitarist joined the band in 1970 after they made the leap over the Atlantic Ocean and were becoming wildly popular in the United States.

Most fans of the band are aware that McVie left the group in the 1990s, shrinking the five person band down to a quartet. But very few know exactly why. At the time, she said it was sparked being homesick for her native England, but she recently admitted on a popular morning American program that her departure from the band had everything to do with her fear of flying. After therapy and holistic measures helped her to ease her fears, she decided to stop letting the things she fears the most prohibit her from doing the things she enjoys the most.

This is all great news for Fleetwood Mac fans anxious to get their hands on concert tickets. An initial announcement regarding the tour stated that they will perform over 30 shows in over 30 major North American metropolises. The millions of fans still playing the classic hits of the epic band on a regular basis are thrilled to know that they can now see the songs performed live by the full fleet of Mac members.

After visiting literally hundreds of cities throughout the world in the 1970s, 80s and 90s, the band faced some tough decisions as to where to stage their upcoming Fleetwood Mac concerts. The common theme of the locations seems to be stadiums with huge capacities and a very high quality sound systems.

The run of nearly three dozen shows will begin in late-September in Minneapolis’ Target Center before touching down in Chicago, New York and Boston. By mid-November, fans up in Canada will be treated to shows in Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver. The tour will wrap up out West with stops in Portland, Sacramento, San Jose, Oakland and San Diego. The Los Angeles suburb of Inglewood will be treated to two consecutive shows at The Forum in late-November. Tickets go on sale in early April, and smart fans will get their seats secured to performances that are going to be the first with the full five members in the modern millennium.

2014 Fleetwood Mac Tour Dates

Sept. 30 – Minneapolis, Minnesota – Target Center
Oct. 2 – Chicago, Illinois – United Center
Oct. 6 – Manhattan, New York – Madison Square Garden
Oct. 10 – Boston, Massachusetts – TD Garden
Oct. 11 – Newark, New Jersey – Prudential Center
Oct. 14 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – Consol Energy Center
Oct. 15 – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Wells Fargo Center
Oct. 18 – Toronto, Ontario, Canada – Air Canada Centre
Oct. 19 – Columbus, Ohio – Nationwide Arena
Oct. 21 – Indianapolis, Indiana – Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Oct. 22 – Detroit, Michigan – The Palace of Auburn Hills
Oct. 26 – Ottawa, Ontario, Canada – Canadian Tire Centre
Oct. 31 – Washington, DC – Verizon Center
Nov. 1 – Hartford, Connecticut – XL Center
Nov. 10 – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada – MTS Centre
Nov. 12 – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada – Credit Union Centre
Nov. 14 – Calgary, Alberta, Canada – Scotiabank Saddledome
Nov. 15 – Edmonton, Alberta, Canada – Rexall Place
Nov. 18 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Rogers Arena
Nov. 20 – Tacoma, Washington – Tacoma Dome
Nov. 22 – Portland, Oregon – Moda Center
Nov. 24 – Sacramento, California – Sleep Train Arena
Nov. 25 – San Jose, California – SAP Center at San Jose
Nov. 28 – Los Angeles, California – The Forum
Nov. 29 – Los Angeles, California – The Forum
Dec. 2 – San Diego, California – Viejas Arena at San Diego State University
Dec. 3 – Oakland, California – Oracle Arena
Dec. 10 – Phoenix, Arizona – US Airways Center
Dec. 12 – Denver, Colorado – Pepsi Center
Dec. 14 – Dallas, Texas – American Airlines Center
Dec. 15 – Houston, Texas – Toyota Center
Dec. 17 – Atlanta, Georgia – Philips Arena
Dec. 19 — Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (BB&T Center
Dec. 20 – Tampa, Florida – Tampa Bay Times Forum

 

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