2014 in Review
As part of our end-of-the-year blog series, Live Year in Review, Vivid Seats staffers will be looking back on some of the best live events attended in 2014. In this installment, Alyssa reviews the June 29 OutKast concert at Milwaukee’s Summerfest.
Every June and July, Milwaukee hosts Summerfest, “The World’s Largest Music Festival,” on the Henry Maier Festival … more
Back in the summer of 2013, Kanye West impressed rap music fans around the globe with Yeezus, his first solo project in nearly three years. The No. 1 album—West’s sixth straight chart-topper—went on to be named Best Album of 2013 by Spin and The A.V. Club and also earned high marks from Rolling Stone, Billboard, NPR, and countless other critics.
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After months of announcing headlining slots at festivals around the globe, OutKast finally revealed in June that it will play a string of hometown shows in its native Atlanta in Sept. 2014. Dubbed OutKast: ATLast, the homecoming festival was originally planned for a single day, but quickly expanded to a full weekend at Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park, where it will take place ove… more
After weeks of speculation, Beyoncé and Jay Z finally released a press release on April 28 with the full details of their first co-headlining trek, the 2014 On the Run Tour. Much like Jay Z’s 2013 tour with Justin Timberlake, the upcoming joint venture will take over numerous North American stadiums, with performances scheduled from June 25-Aug. 5.
The initial announcemen… more
The news rap and hip hop fans have been waiting for finally arrived on the morning of Sept. 6 when Kanye West officially released 2013 tour dates. Since his sixth solo album, “Yeezus,” dropped on June 18, fans have anxiously been anticipating a supporting tour, especially after high-profile appearances on “Saturday Night Live” and at the 2013 VMAs.
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