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KCON’s US tour will merge two-day line-ups into one due to “technical difficulties” - nme.com - New York - Los Angeles - USA - Texas - Atlanta - county Dallas - San Francisco - Houston - Minneapolis - city San Francisco
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KCON’s US tour will merge two-day line-ups into one due to “technical difficulties”
K-pop festival was initially due to present two nights of entertainment in each city: San Francisco, Minneapolis, Houston, Dallas, Atlanta and New York.But in an announcement made earlier today (July 27), KCON announced that the first night of shows for each city – set to feature CRAVITY and LIGHTSUM – will be cancelled and tickets refunded. Those artists will join STAYC and TO1 on the second night instead, making for a show that will last approximately 120 minutes.CRAVITY, LIGHTSUM, STAYC and TO1’s scheduled performances at KCON Los Angeles, slated to take place from August 19 to 21, are unaffected by these adjustments and will take place as scheduled.KCON’s adjusted tour dates are now as follows:August 2022Tuesday 23 – San Francisco, Orpheum TheatreThursday 25 – Minneapolis, State TheatreSaturday 27 – Houston, The Hobby Center Sarofim HallSunday 28 – Dallas, Texas Trust CU TheatreTuesday 30 – Atlanta, The EasternSeptember 2022Thursday 1 – New York, Terminal 5pic.twitter.com/3JSsFJrsWn— KCON TOUR (@KCON__TOUR) July 26, 2022Ticket holders for the first night of shows will receive refunds and a separate email containing codes and instructions on how to repurchase tickets for the rescheduled shows at a discount.
Steve Angello - Swedish House Mafia cancel shows due to poor ticket sales - nme.com - Miami - Sweden - New Jersey - county Garden - Detroit - Minneapolis - Washington, area District Of Columbia - Columbia - city Orlando - county Rutherford
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Swedish House Mafia cancel shows due to poor ticket sales
Swedish House Mafia have cancelled a number of shows on their ‘Paradise Again’ tour due to poor ticket sales.The Scandinavian dance trio of Axwell, Steve Angello and Sebastian Ingrosso released their long-awaited debut full-length ‘Paradise Again’ in April and announced a world tour in support.The tour, which includes Alesso, Zhu, Vintage Culture, Grimes and Kaytranada on support, is set to kick off at the FTX Arena in Miami on July 29.But now the trio have announced the cancellation of shows at the Amway Center in Orlando on July 31, Madison Square Garden on August 2, TD Garden in Boston on August 9, Washington, D.C.’s Verizon Arena on August 11, and Little Caesars Arena in Detroit on August 17.The group previously cancelled three shows on the tour in April: MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey (August 3), Xcel Energy Center, Minneapolis (August 19) and Footprint Center, Phoenix (August 30).See full dates and buy tickets here.COUNTING DOWN THE DAYS! North America and Europe Tour is finally happening! Can’t wait to see you out there!https://t.co/g8Cat3ocyQ pic.twitter.com/yPbAZFmitS— Swedish House Mafia (@swedishousemfia) June 11, 2022Speaking to NME about ‘Paradise Again’ back in November, SHM said that the record would serve as “an invitation into our world”.In a four-star review of the new album, NME said: “Swedish House Mafia’s debut album sees the trio flexing their musical and emotional muscles across 17 brilliant, fearless and often surprising tracks. The kings of dance music are very much back.”Earlier this month, the group shared a new video for ‘Heaven Takes You Home (Connie’s Lens)’.
Kevin Hart - Will Smith - Dave Chappelle - Isaiah Lee - Dave Chappelle appears as surprise opener at Chris Rock-Kevin Hart MSG show - nypost.com - Minneapolis
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Dave Chappelle appears as surprise opener at Chris Rock-Kevin Hart MSG show
recent on-stage attacker.The controversial comic, who was forced last week to move a Minneapolis show amid backlash, quipped that his LGBTQ-bashing jokes have made him such a pariah, “I had to sneak my way in here,” according to The Hollywood Reporter.Dressed in a Nirvana T-shirt and smoking a cigarette during the brief opening set, Chappelle addressed an incident in which a 23-year-old bisexual rapper tackled him on stage with a weapon at LA’s Hollywood Bowl in May.The under-fire funnyman said he hopes accused attacker Isaiah Lee gets monkeypox in jail —“not that he should die, but his ass should itch for four to six weeks.” But Chappelle, 48, admitted that his previous wisecrack that Lee “was a trans man” following the kerfuffle had bombed, fueled negative media attention and “set up another two-day news cycle.” The cheap shot had been a reference to heat the comedian caught for “trans-phobic” jokes in his Netflix special.Chappelle also ribbed his bodyguards for “wearing dress shoes on the job” during his May stand-up set, griping he would have been safer if they weren’t “sliding all over the place like at a bowling alley.”Rock and Hart also poked fun of “cancel culture,” with Rock addressing the slap he was given by Will Smith at the Oscars.“Anyone who says words hurt has never been punched in the face,” Rock quipped, sparking roaring laughter.
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