Apr 24, 2017
KENDRICK LAMAR WILL BEAR WITNESS WITH THE DAMN. TOUR
LAS VEGAS (April 24, 2017) – Seven-time Grammy Award-winning hip-hop Renaissance man Kendrick Lamar is set to embark on The DAMN. Tour this summer, announced today. Produced by Live Nation, The DAMN. Tour, featuring special guests Travis Scott and D.R.A.M., will come to T-Mobile Arena Saturday, Aug. 5 at 9 p.m.
The DAMN. Tour follows a spectacular appearance at Coachella and the release of his critically acclaimed fourth studio album, DAMN. (Top Dawg Entertainment/Aftermath/Interscope Records), with a debut at #1 on the Billboard 200 – marking his third time at the top spot – selling north of 603,000 album units and having amassed over 340 million streams and features 14 tracks observing the complexities of today’s culture. Pitchfork cites “DAMN. is a widescreen masterpiece of rap, full of expensive beats, furious rhymes, and peerless storytelling about Kendrick’s destiny in America.” and Rolling Stone declares DAMN. a “dazzling display of showy rhyme skills, consciousness-raising political screeds, self-examination and bass-crazy-kicking…”
"American Express ® is excited to continue our partnership with Kendrick Lamar on the heels of his sensational album release, providing our Card Members with early access to his North American tour before the general public,” said Walter Frye, Vice President, Global Entertainment and Premier Events, American Express. “After two intimate Card Member experiences in Miami and New York last year we are excited to help bring the memorable experience of Kendrick’s live show to fans around the country.”
Ticket presale begins Tuesday, April 25. American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Tuesday, April 25 at 10 a.m. PST through Thursday, April 27 at 10 p.m. PST.
Tickets, ranging in price from $49.50 to $129.50, not including applicable service charges, go on sale to the general public starting Friday, April 28. For complete presale details and ticket information, please visit www.ticketmaster.com
About Live Nation Las Vegas:
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation & House of Blues Concerts, LN Media and Artist Nation Management. Live Nation Las Vegas produces residency shows from Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Lionel Richie, Backstreet Boys and Pitbull at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino; Bruno Mars and Ricky Martin at the Park Theater at Monte Carlo; and Steely Dan at The Venetian Las Vegas. Live Nation Las Vegas also brings other world-famous artists to many of the city’s other premier concert venues including T-Mobile Arena, Mandalay Bay Events Center, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas Village, Pearl Concert Theater at the Palms, House of Blues, Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, and more. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com. Find Live Nation Las Vegas on Facebook, Instagram and follow us on Twitter.
About T-Mobile Arena:
T-Mobile Arena, the new 20,000-seat venue located on the Las Vegas Strip between New York-New York and Monte Carlo, opened April 6, 2016. The arena hosts more than 100 events annually including major headline entertainment, awards shows, UFC, boxing, basketball and other sporting events, family shows and special events. This fall T-Mobile Arena will welcome the Vegas Golden Knights, a National Hockey League expansion team and the city’s first professional sports team. The city’s newest landmark features 50 luxury suites, more than two dozen private loge boxes, complete broadcast facilities, and other specially designed exclusive hospitality offerings and fan amenities destined to create a guest experience second to none. Toshiba Plaza, an adjacent two-acre outdoor entertainment space, features performance stages, a variety of video screens and other interactive content and display areas. Industry-leading architect Populous designed T-Mobile Arena to meet the U.S. Green Building Council’s standards for LEED® Gold Certification. T-Mobile Arena is a privately funded joint venture between AEG and MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information, visit the T-Mobile Arena website at www.t-mobilearena.com.