Monday, April 22, 2013

Under the Influence of Music Tour slated for summer

     The second annual Under The Influence of Music Tour  will hit the road this summer, starring two of the most dynamic and exciting performers in music, Wiz Khalifa and A$AP Rocky.  The expanded, 20-city epic hip-hop trek will also feature special guests B.o.B., Trinidad Jame$, Joey Bada$$ & Pro Era and Berner, with performances by Chevy Woods and Smoke DZA

The Live Nation-produced tour is set to begin on July 17th in the San Francisco Bay Area at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View and will culminate on August 11th at Cincinnati’s Riverbend Music Center. 

“Last year’s Under the Influence Tour was such a blast, that we decided to double the number of dates and take the tour to even more of our fans across the country,” said tour founder Wiz Khalifa.  Last year’s Under the Influence Tour was a major success, making stops at 10 Live Nation amphitheatres around the country and averaging more than 17,000 tickets per show.

“I’m looking forward to getting out on the road with Wiz,” said A$AP Rocky.  “We’ve talked a lot about doing this and I’m excited that it’s finally come together.  This is going to be the biggest party of the summer.”

$15 Early Bird tickets will be available from the start of the tour presale through Sunday, April 28th at 10PM local time, additional fees may apply, quantities limited. 

Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning on Saturday, April 27th at www.livenation.com or www.ticketmaster.com.  Beginning today, fans can click here or visit http://on.fb.me/XUtLV6  to RSVP for early access to presale tickets available on April 25th.  Citi® cardmembers will have access to presale tickets beginning Tuesday, April 23rd at 10AM local time through Citi’s Private Pass® Program.  For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com.  VIP Packages are available atVIPNation.com.  

Live Nation mobile app users will have access to presale tickets beginning April 26th.  Mobile users can text “LNAPP or 404040 to download the Live Nation mobile app (available for iOS and Android)

Both Wiz Khalifa and A$AP Rocky have massive live followings.  Wiz has played more than 400 shows since the beginning of 2010 with major tours including “Deal or No Deal,” “Campus Consciousness,” “Rolling Papers” as well as last summer’s “UTIOM” tour.  His latest album, O.N.I.F.C. debuted at Number Two on the charts and the single “Let It Go,” featuring Akon iscurrently making its way up the charts.  Khalifa has released three albums previously including Show and Prove (2006), Deal or No Deal(2009) and Rolling Papers (2011).  Khalifa’s megahit single from Rolling Papers, “Black and Yellow,” has sold over 4 Million copies to date.

With the announcement of the "Under The Influence Tour," Wiz Khalifa is proud to announce The Influence Club - The Official Wiz Khalifa Tour Club. The Influence Club will offer you access to ticket presales and VIP packages before the general public and tons of exclusive content from EACH AND EVERY SHOW of Wiz's upcoming tour! Simply click the 'Influence Club" link on the wizkhalifa.com home page to get started. 

A$AP Rocky announced his global arrival in a major way earlier this year when his highly anticipated debut album LONG.LIVE.A$AP  entered at the Number One spot on Billboard’s Top 200, Hip-Hop Albums, R&B Albums and Digital Albums chart.  The album entered the charts Top 10 in 24 countries around the world.  Currently a special guest on Rihanna’s “Diamonds World Tour,” Rocky’s take-no-prisoners live set has been galvanizing audiences from coast-to-coast.

UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF MUSIC TOUR

DATE                           CITY                                         VENUE
Wed, Jul 17*                 Mountain View, CA                    Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View
Thu, Jul 18                   Irvine, CA                                 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
Fri, Jul 19                      Chula Vista, CA             Sleep Train Amphitheatre
Sun, Jul 21                    Albuquerque, NM                      Isleta Amphitheatre
Tue, Jul 23**                  Denver  , CO                             Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre
Thu, July 25                  Austin, TX                                 Austin 360 Amphitheatre
Fri, July 26                    Houston, TX                              Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Sun, July 28                  Dallas, TX                                 Gexa Energy Pavilion
Tue, July 30                  Chicago, IL                               First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Wed, July 31                 Detroit, MI                                 DTE Energy Music Theatre
Thu, Aug 1                    Washington, DC                        Jiffy Lube Live
Fri, Aug 2                      Holmdel, NJ                              PNC Bank Arts Center
Sat, Aug 3                    Pittsburgh, PA                          First Niagara Pavilion
Sun, Aug 4                    Indianapolis, IN             Klipsch Music Center
Tue, Aug 6                    Wantagh, NY                             Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
Wed, Aug 7+                 Boston, MA                              Comcast Center
Thu, Aug 8                    Hartford, CT                              Comcast Theatre
Fri, Aug 9                      Montreal                                   Parc Jean Drapeau
Sat, Aug 10                   Toronto, ON                              Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
Sun, Aug 11                  Cincinnati, OH                           Riverbend Music Center

*Trinidad James will not be appearing on the Bay Area date.
**Tickets for Denver show go on sale on Saturday, May 11th.
+Ticket on sale date for Boston, to be determined.

For more information please visit:  LiveNation.com, theinfluencetour.com, WizKhalifa.com and asvpxrocky.com

Fans are encouraged to visit LiveNation.com to see interviews with Wiz Khalifa and A$AP Rocky about the tour here:http://bit.ly/WizASAPExcl

Join the conversation at #TheInfluenceTour.

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