THREE CONTINENT SUMMER TOUR PRESENTED AND PRODUCED BY LIVE NATION WILL SUPPORT WORLD PREMIERE OF HIGHLY ANTICIPATED ‘CAMP ROCK’ SEQUEL
LOS ANGELES, April 27, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ –Multi-platinum-selling recording artists the Jonas Brothers announced today a three continent summer concert tour with special guest and Hollywood Records label mate, Demi Lovato. The tour will combine spectacular production with unrivaled performances of both artists’ hits as well as music from the Disney Channel Original Movie, “Camp Rock,” and its highly anticipated sequel. Adding to the excitement this summer, the tour will also feature appearances by their friends and co-stars from both “Camp Rock” movies. Produced by Live Nation and sponsored by OfficeMax, the tour kicks off Tuesday, July 27 in Dallas, Texas, and will continue throughout North America, Latin America and Europe throughout the Summer and Fall.
Tickets will be on sale beginning Saturday, May 15. Check www.livenation.com and www.teamjonas.com for further information and updates on the tour including additional details on ticket sales. Beginning Tuesday, May 11, fans will be able to access a “Camp Rock” themed premium iTouch and iPhone app, which will also be optimized for the iPad, to buy concert tickets starting on May 15.
“We love recording and creating new music in the studio and enjoy doing television but performing live music together for our fans is the ultimate – nothing can compare to the energy from the crowd,” says Nick Jonas. “We can’t wait to get back on the road this summer with Demi and our friends from ‘Camp Rock.’ Together we’re going to bring our fans a show that they’ll never forget.”
The Jonas Brothers have had three #1 albums since their breakout year in 2007 and have evolved into a touring powerhouse. Their “Jonas Brothers World Tour” was among the top grossing concert tours in 2009, with over 1.5 million attendees and sold out shows on three continents. It also won Billboard’s Eventful Fans’ Choice Award for the best concert tour of the year.
Demi Lovato, star of the hit series “Sonny With A Chance” and a popular solo recording artist, proved her diversity as a musician and performer during her headlining concert tour last year. Her first solo album, “Don’t Forget,” debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200 and her second album, “Here We Go Again” entered the chart at #1, delivering a platinum-certified hit of the same name. She is a multiple Teen Choice Award winner.
Disney Channel will rock summer 2010 with the biggest launch ever of a Disney Channel Original Movie, “Camp Rock 2 The Final Jam” starring Kevin, Joe and Nick Jonas and Demi Lovato. Premiering Friday, September 3, the ‘break into song’ movie celebrates music, dance and the freedom of summer. Its soundtrack will be available Tuesday, July 27. The sequel to the TV/soundtrack/DVD triumph “Camp Rock” which for 2008, was cable TV’s #1 entertainment telecast in Total Viewers (10.1 million) and TV’s #1 entertainment telecast among Tweens 9-14 (3.8 million). Since its premiere, the Disney Channel Original Movie has reached over 137 million unduplicated viewers and its soundtrack sold 2.5 million CDs worldwide while spending a remarkable 10 weeks in the Top 10 on the Billboard 200 Album Chart. The “Camp Rock Extended Rock Star Edition” sold over 4 million DVDs on a global basis.
Current tour dates are listed below.
***Dates and cities are subject to change.
JULY July 27 Dallas, TX July 29 San Antonio, TX July 31 Houston, TX AUGUST August 2 Tulsa, OK August 3 Wichita, KS August 5 Indianapolis, IN August 6 St. Louis, MO August 7 Tinley Park, IL August 10 Cincinnati, OH August 11 Pittsburgh, PA August 12 Bristow, VA August 13 Hartford, CT August 14 Hershey, PA August 16 Holmdel, NJ August 21 Wantagh, NY August 25 Boston, MA August 27 Camden, NJ August 29 Virginia Beach, VA August 31 Cleveland, OH SEPTEMBER September 1 Detroit, MI September 2 Toronto, ON September 4 Montreal, QC September 7 Milwaukee, WI September 8 Minneapolis, MN September 9 Omaha, NE September 11 Denver, CO September 14 Seattle, WA September 15 Vancouver, BC September 17 Wheatland, CA September 18 San Jose, CA September 19 Concord, CA September 21 Fresno, CA September 23 Irvine, CA September 25 Chula Vista, CA September 26 Phoenix, AZ September 29 Oklahoma City, OK September 30 Little Rock, AR OCTOBER October 6 New Orleans, LA October 8 Tampa, FL October 9 Ft. Lauderdale, FL October 12 Orlando, FL October 14 Atlanta, GA October 15 Nashville, TN October 16 Charlotte, NC October 17 Raleigh, NC Dates To Be Announced Mexico Guatemala Costa Rica Peru Argentina Brazil England Scotland Ireland Germany Belgium France Switzerland Italy Spain
About Team Jonas
Team Jonas, located at www.jonasbrothersfanclub.com, is the Official Fan Club and home for everything related to the Jonas Brothers. Team Jonas Premium Membership includes the yearly Fan Club Gift, the chance to meet fans from all around the world on the exclusive message boards, access to Members-only contests and Meet and Greets, discounts on official Jonas Brothers merchandise and the chance to get early access to four concert tickets per membership, per tour. For more info and to join now, visit www.jonasbrothersfanclub.com today.
About Live Nation
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the largest live entertainment company in the world, consisting of five businesses: concert promotion and venue operations, sponsorship, ticketing solutions, e-commerce and artist management. Live Nation seeks to innovate and enhance the live entertainment experience for artists and fans: before, during and after the show.
In 2009, Live Nation sold 140 million tickets, promoted 21,000 concerts, partnered with 850 sponsors and averaged 25 million unique monthly users of its e-commerce sites. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors.
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