Thursday, September 10, 2015
Janet Jackson Bringing World Tour to Hershey
Demand for Janet Jackson's UNBREAKABLE WORLD TOUR continues at an unprecedented pace. The recent BET Awards’ Ultimate Icon honoree, multiple GRAMMY® Award-winner and multi-platinum selling artist, announced a third North American leg to her UNBREAKABLE WORLD TOUR adding 22 new dates across both the U.S. and Canada starting in Summer 2016, including Hershey, PA on Tuesday, June 14 at GIANT Center.
Tickets for this show are $42.80, $82.80 and $102.80 (processing fees apply and there is an eight-ticket limit). They are available at Hersheypark Stadium Box Office. They can be charged by phone at 717-534-3911 or 800-745-3000, and online at www.HersheyEntertainment.com or www.TicketMaster.com.
All dates on the tour are being co-produced by Miss Jackson’s Rhythm Nation. In addition to Live Nation and Rhythm Nation, other concert promoters include: Nederlander Concerts, Jam Productions, Another Planet Entertainment, and such promoters as Bamp and Tommy Meharey. Additional worldwide concerts will be announced at a later date.
American Express® Card Members and fans who pre-order the album can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Monday, September 14 at 10 AM through Friday, September 18 at 10 PM. Fans who pre-order the album before Friday, September 18 at 10 PM can buy tickets early at janetjackson.com. Recently, JANET changed forever the way music owners experience her concerts. Music owners receive a special code giving them VIP ticket access, eligibility for backstage views, private glimpses of JANET’s awards, memorabilia, costumes, and never before seen private photographs as well as the opportunity to get private messages to JANET before and after each show. This unprecedented access to the live event has never been attempted for music owners who, in JANET’s eyes, are extraordinary, generous and loving. There will be more surprises for people who own JANET’s music. There will be "No Sleeep" until she sees you in your city.
The UNBREAKABLE WORLD TOUR kicked off on Aug. 31 in Vancouver, BC and includes nearly 90 stops in cities such as Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Nashville, Cincinnati and San Diego. In their review from opening night, The New York Times says Janet is "an enduring influence across Pop and R&B" and "Her Unbreakable Tour touched on as many hits as possible, grouping the songs by persona and tempo. She was the woman taking charge (funk), the joyfully loyal lover (upbeat pop), the ballad singer, the woman left lonely (midtempo R&B), the party girl (dance-club beats), the rocker (with guitar up front) and, in the end, the idealist.” USA Today says “Janet Jackson kicked off her Unbreakable Tour with a superhuman performance” and "Janet slays…”; Rolling Stone hails Janet’s performance as “Propulsive,” and Vibe as “Flawless,” also adding that the Queen of Pop has “…begun her global takeover.”
Janet and the UNBREAKABLE WORLD TOUR were trending both on Twitter and Facebook throughout the day following the tour's opening night with fans quickly setting social media on fire upon seeing the first images from the tour and hearing some of the new music including a scorching song, "Burn It Up," with hip-hop innovator, Missy Elliot. The song was produced by long time Janet collaborators, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, and will be featured on her forthcoming album, Unbreakable, due this Fall. The album has already been celebrated by critics, with Entertainment Weekly calling it “Powerful,” Rolling Stone referring to it as “Soulful,” and the New York Times exclaiming "Janet Jackson's Unbreakable is Right On Time."
The first single from the new album, "No Sleeep," entered the Top Ten on the Urban AC and Billboard Hot R&B Songs charts only two weeks after being released. This week, nearly 10 weeks after its release, the song, now featuring J. Cole, is enjoying its third week at the #1 spot on Billboard's Adult R&B chart.
Janet Jackson; iconic music artist, multi-award-winning songwriter, producer, singer, Oscar and Golden Globe nominee and winner of the NAACP Best Sporting Actor award, publisher, choreographer, dancer, Number One New York Times Best Selling Author, businessperson, and philanthropist; is one of the biggest-selling, most influential artists in popular music history. Having won six GRAMMY® Awards, along with dozens of American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, BET honors, and Billboard Music Awards, Janet Jackson stands as one of the most prolific artists of all time with a string of hits that have left an indelible impression on pop culture. With sales of over 160 million records worldwide, her music and artistry have opened doors through which other top artists have followed, while acknowledging her impact on their musical perceptions.
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The wristband policy will be in effect for this concert. Fans are permitted on the Hersheypark Entertainment Complex property beginning at 7 a.m. on Saturday, September 19. Two hours prior to the on-sale, fans will be directed in front ofHersheypark Stadium Box Office, where they will be issued a numbered wristband. Wristbands are available for one hour, and at the conclusion of that hour, a selected fan will randomly choose a wristband that will determine the line order. For example: If 1,000 wristbands are issued during that hour and the number 500 is selected, the person wearing wristband 500 will be the first person in line. Numbers 501 to 1,000 will proceed in line behind, followed by numbers 1 through 499. Once the line is in place, fans arriving after the wristbands were issued will be escorted to the end of the numbered line.