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David Cross – Making America Great Again!

February 20, 2016 - 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm at The Paramount Theater
215 E Main St

Emmy Award winner and Grammy Award nominee David Cross is an inventive performer, writer, and producer on stage and screens both big and small.

Named one of the Top 100 Stand-Up Comedians of All Time by Comedy Central, Cross launched his “Making America Great Again!” tour in January 2016. He last toured in 2009 with a solo stand-up show in support of his New York Times Bestseller, I Drink for a Reason. “David Cross: The Pride is Back,” aired on HBO in 1999, and was named one of the 25 best stand-up comedy specials and concert films of all time by ROLLING STONE in July 2015.  Learn more & get tickets!

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Harlem Globetrotters’ 90th Anniversary

March 3, 2016 - 7:00 pm - 10:15 pm at John Paul Jones Arena
295 Massie Rd

 

Celebrating 90 iconic years of providing smiles, sportsmanship and service to millions, The Harlem Globetrotters® are a worldwide icon, synonymous with one-of-a-kind family entertainment and great basketball skills. Throughout their history, the Original Harlem Globetrotters have showcased their iconic talents in 122 countries and territories on six continents, often breaking down cultural and societal barriers while providing fans with their first-ever basketball experience. Proud inductees of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the Globetrotters have entertained hundreds of millions of fans – among them popes, kings, queens, and presidents – over nine thrilling decades. Sponsored by World Vision, Greyhound Lines and Baden Sports, Harlem Globetrotters International, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Herschend Enterprises, the largest family-owned themed entertainment company in the U.S. For the latest news and information about the Harlem Globetrotters, and to purchase tickets and team merchandise, visit the Globetrotters’ official Web site: www.harlemglobetrotters.com and follow them on Twitter@Globies.

With a star-studded roster featuring Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson, Hi-Lite Bruton, Thunder Law, Bull Bullard and Cheese Chisholm – plus female standout Sweet J Ekworomadu – the Globetrotters’ one-of-a-kind show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment. Every game will showcase incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction.  Get your tickets to see them when they come to the John Paul Jones Arena!

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Elton John & His Band

March 19, 2016 - 8:00 pm at John Paul Jones Arena
295 Massie Rd

Check out Elton John and his carpool karaoke on The Late Late Show!

Elton John and his band return to Charlottesville, Virginia for one performance at the John Paul Jones Arena on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 8 pm as part of a nine-city concert tour that will feature iconic hits and classic album tracks from throughout his incredible five-decade career, as well as selected tracks from his upcoming album Wonderful Crazy Night. Tickets are on SALE NOW!!

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Pearl Jam 2016 Tour

April 18, 2016 - 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm at Hampton Coliseum
1000 Coliseum Dr

Pearl Jam announced that they will perform a series of North American concert dates and will make a stop at Hampton Coliseum on April 18, 2016.

Pearl Jam’s 2016 North American dates kick off in Fort Lauderdale on April 8th, include festival headlining slots at New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Bonnaroo and wrap in August with two nights each at historic baseball stadiums Fenway Park in Boston and Wrigley Field in Chicago (full list of tour dates below).

Public tickets for all Pearl Jam tour dates except New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Bonnaroo, Boston and Chicago go on sale Friday, January 29th at noon local time. A special ticket pre-sale for the same shows begins today for current Pearl Jam Ten Club members. More details at pearljam.com.

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival tickets are on sale now at nojazzfest.com. Bonnaroo tickets go on sale January 22nd at www.bonnaroo.com.

More about Pearl Jam

October 22, 2015 officially marked 25 years of Pearl Jam performing live. Ten studio albums, hundreds of unique live performances and hundreds of official live concert bootleg releases later, the band continue to be critically acclaimed and commercially successful — with over 60 million albums sold worldwide.
Pearl Jam released their Grammy Award-winning tenth studio album, Lightning Bolt, through Monkeywrench Records/Republic Records on October 15, 2013. Lightning Bolt debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart as well as #1 on iTunes in over 50 countries and is available now at www.pearljam.com, via iTunes and all major retailers.

Vitalogy Foundation Donations

$3 USD from each Pearl Jam concert ticket sold goes to Vitalogy Foundation to support non-profit organizations doing commendable work in the fields of community health, the environment, arts and education and social justice.

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The Dead & Company

June 23, 2016 - 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm at Jiffy Lube Live
7800 Cellar Door Dr

Following the tremendous success of the band’s 2015 tour, Dead & Company is launching its highly-anticipated 2016 tour on Friday, June 10 in Charlotte, North Carolina, before headlining Bonnaroo 2016 that weekend. The celebrated group’s cross-country run features two nights at Citi Field in New York, a two show independence day weekend celebration at Folsom Field in Boulder and two nights at the famous Alpine Valley Music Theatre in East Troy, Wisconsin with the tour scheduled to conclude with two shows at Boston’s iconic Fenway Park on Friday, July 15 and Saturday, July 16. Grateful Dead members Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann and Bob Weir; singer/guitarist John Mayer; Allman Brothers’ bassist Oteil Burbridge; and “Fare Thee Well” and RatDog keyboardist Jeff Chimenti will perform two sets of music drawing from the Dead’s historic catalog of songs. A full listing of tour dates can be found below.

Dead & Company will make their late night debut on Thursday, February 18 when the band performs on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, which airs weeknights at 11:35 p.m. / 10:35 p.m. Central time on NBC.

Tickets go on sale starting on Friday, February 12 at 10:00 a.m. at www.livenation.com** with presale tickets available beginning Tuesday, February 9 at 10:00 a.m. Check http://www.deadandcompany.com/ for complete ticketing information.

Dead & Company 2016 Tour Dates

Friday, June 10, 2016 Charlotte, NC PNC Music Pavilion
Thursday, June 16, 2016 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
Friday, June 17, 2016 Noblesville, IN Klipsch Music Center
Monday, June 20, 2016 Camden, NJ BB&T Pavilion
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Thursday, June 23, 2016 Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live
Saturday, June 25, 2016 Flushing, NY Citi Field**
Sunday, June 26, 2016 Flushing, NY Citi Field**
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 Hartford, CT Xfinity Theatre
Saturday, July 02, 2016 Boulder, CO Folsom Field**
Sunday, July 03, 2016 Boulder, CO Folsom Field**
Thursday, July 07, 2016 Detroit, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre
Saturday, July 09, 2016 East Troy, WI Alpine Valley Music Theatre
Sunday, July 10, 2016 East Troy, WI Alpine Valley Music Theatre
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 Pittsburgh, PA First Niagara Pavilion
Friday, July 15, 2016 Boston, MA Fenway Park**
Saturday, July 16, 2016 Boston, MA Fenway Park**

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Billy Joel returns to Nationals Park

July 30, 2016 - 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm at Nationals Park
1500 S. Capital St. SE

 

Legendary Musician Billy Joel will return to Washington, DC to perform at Nationals Park on Saturday, July 30, 2016!

This performance will make Billy Joel the first artist in history to play Nationals Park in a recordsetting third appearance. Tickets for the general public go on sale Friday, January 29 at 10am at Nationals.com/BillyJoel.

American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public
beginning MONDAY, JANUARY 25 at 10:00 AM through THURSDAY, JANUARY 28 at 10:00 PM. Tickets will be available for purchase by the general public beginning 10 AM on FRIDAY, JANUARY 29 at Nationals.com/BillyJoel.

In December 2013, Billy Joel became Madison Square Garden’s first-ever music franchise,
joining the ranks of the storied venue’s other original franchises – the New York Knicks, Rangers and Liberty. Since January 2014, Joel has played one show per month at The Garden as part of the Time Warner Cable Concert Series. This unprecedented and wildly successful residency has led to 30 sold-out shows through June 2016.

Having sold 150 million records over the past quarter century, Billy Joel ranks as one of most popular recording artists and respected entertainers in history. The
singer/songwriter/composer is the sixth best-selling recording artist of all time, the third bestselling solo artist and is one of the highest grossing touring artists in the world. Joel is also one of the biggest live performing artists in the world and his concerts continue to break records in both arenas and baseball stadiums.

In November 2014, Billy Joel received both The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song which honors living musical artists’ lifetime achievement in promoting the genre of song as a vehicle of cultural understanding; entertaining and informing audiences; and inspiring new generations, and the once-in-a-century ASCAP Centennial Award, which is presented to American music icons in recognition of their incomparable accomplishments in their respective music genres and beyond.

In December 2013, Joel received The Kennedy Center Honors, one of the United States’ top
cultural awards. He is also the recipient of six GRAMMY® Awards, including the prestigious
Grammy Legend Award. Joel has been inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and has received numerous industry awards including a TONY AWARD for “Movin’ Out,” a Broadway musical based on Joel’s music For his accomplishments as a musician and as a humanitarian, Joel was honored as the 2002 MusiCares Person Of The Year by the MusiCares Foundation and the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences.

Joel has also performed alongside other music greats at two of Madison Square Garden’s most extraordinary benefit concerts – “12-12-12, The Concert For Sandy Relief,” which raised awareness and money for those affected by Hurricane Sandy and “The Concert for New York City,” which was held to help aid 9/11 victims and heroes. Billy Joel received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, adding another milestone to his brilliant career.

 

 

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