On Monday, multi-platinum, award-winning Colombian superstar J Balvin, announced the dates for his North American tour.
The news comes on the heels of the recent announcement that his highly-anticipated new album Vibras will be released May 25, and is available for presale now.
The 27-date tour produced by Live Nation kicks off September 19 in Fresno and will make stops in Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Chicago, Las Vegas, Houston, and more. The outing will wrap on October 28 in Miami.
J Balvin has had a phenomenal year from being one of the most-listened to global artists across YouTube and Spotify, to having back-to-back #1 singles with “Mi Gente” and “Machika.”
As one of the music world’s most in-demand collaborators, Balvin has hit songs with Beyoncé, Cardi B, Justin Bieber, Pharrell Williams, Camila Cabello, Nicky Jam, Bad Bunny, Liam Payne and many more.
As Citi is the official presale credit card of the ‘Vibras Tour Powered by Buchanan’s Whisky’, cardmembers will have access to purchase presale tickets beginning Tuesday, April 24 at 10am local time, until Thursday, April 26 at 10p. For complete presale details, click here.
Tickets will go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, April 27 at 10am local time at LiveNation.com.
J BALVIN’S VIBRAS TOUR POWERED BY BUCHANAN’S WHISKY DATES:
DATE CITY VENUE
Wed 19-Sep Fresno, CA Selland Arena
Thu 20-Sep Oakland, CA Oracle Arena
Fri 21-Sep San Diego, CA Viejas Arena
Sun 23-Sep Los Angeles, CA The Forum
Wed 26-Sep Salt Lake City, UT Vivint Smart Home Arena
Fri 28-Sep Las Vegas, NV Mandalay Bay Events Center
Sat 29-Sep Phoenix, AZ Comerica Theatre Sun 30-Sep El Paso, TX Don Haskins Center
Wed 3-Oct Laredo, TX Laredo Energy Arena
Thu 4-Oct Houston, TX Smart Financial Center
Fri 5-Oct Dallas, TX The Pavillion at Toyota Music Factory
Sat 6-Oct Edinburgh, TX Bert Ogden Arena
Sun 7-Oct San Antonio, TX Freeman Coliseum
Wed 10-Oct Minneapolis, MN The Armory
Thu 11-Oct Milwaukee, WI Wisconsin Entertainment & Sports Center
Fri 12-Oct Chicago, IL Allstate Arena
Sat 13-Oct Kansas City, MI Sprint Center
Sun 14-Oct Denver, CO Pepsi Center
Thu 18-Oct Boston, MA Agannis Arena
Fri 19-Oct Reading, PA Santander Arena
Sat 20-Oct Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center
Sun 21-Oct Fairfax, VA EagleBank Arena
Wed 24-Oct Greensboro, NC Greensboro Coliseum Complex
Thu 25-Oct Nashville, TN Municipal Auditorium
Fri 26-Oct Atlanta, GA Infinite Energy Center
Sat 27-Oct Tampa, FL USF Sun Dome
Sun 28-Oct Miami, FL AmericanAirlines Arena
Staff Report April 18, 2017LifestyleComments Off on Neon Desert Announces Special Ticket Prices, Sales for Military, Vets, Students
On Tuesday, organizers with the Neon Desert Music Festival (NDMF) announced specially priced two-day General Admission (GA) tickets for all US military members and local veterans at Fort Bliss, and a special one-day sale for students this Saturday.
The Weekend GA passes of Neon Desert Music Festival are available now for purchase for just $99 specifically at the LTS on East Bliss, BLDG 20732 and the Freedom Crossing LTS Kiosk. Interested ticket buyers must present an official military ID in order to purchase tickets to this event.
Additionally, NDMF will hold a special one-day ticket sale for area high school and college students taking place Saturday, April 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at both the Phit Phuel East and West locations. Weekend GA passes for Neon Desert will be available during the sale for just $100, cash only.
Interested ticket buyers must present a valid student ID in order to purchase tickets – limit is two GA weekend passes per person. Quantity is limited, so early arrival is highly suggested.
NDMF is slated to return to downtown El Paso on Memorial Day weekend, May 27 and 28. Over the past six years, Neon Desert has offered 130,000+ attendees an eclectic mix of mainstream American performances alongside acclaimed international acts.
With a wide variety of more than 40 stellar music acts set to perform over three stages, along with a silent disco stage, multiple live art installations, and numerous local food vendors and merchants, this year’s festival looks to be larger and more exciting than previous years.
2017 performers include headliners Hardwell, Foster The People, J Balvin, Alesso and Logic, with additional acts including Migos, Ghostland Observatory, Nelly, Lil Uzi Vert, Mon Laferte and more.
Phit Phuel – 1757 George Dieter Drive, Suite #121 El Paso, TX
Phit Phuel – 5411 N Mesa Street, El Paso, TX
WHEN: Military Ticket Sales – Ongoing while supplies last
Student Ticket Sales
Saturday, April 22, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. MT
Military Ticket Sales
$99 for GA weekend passes
*An official military ID must be presented to purchase tickets
Student Ticket Sales
$100 for GA weekend passes
*A valid student ID must be presented to purchase tickets
*Limit is two GA weekend tickets per person
Neon Desert would like to thank their 2017 partners, including the new presenting sponsor Southwest University, as well as the additional partners who help make the festival possible including Dos Equis, Whataburger, Malibu Rum, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Red Bull, Jim Beam, J&K, Electric Sky Wine, Hunt Companies, and El Paso’s Museum and Cultural Affairs Division (MCAD).
Staff Report February 28, 2017NewsComments Off on Lineup, New Ticket Options Announced for 7th Annual Neon Desert Music Festival
Neon Desert Music Festival Organizers announced the full music lineup for the seventh annual event Tuesday Morning, which is slated to return to downtown El Paso on Memorial Day weekend, May 27 and 28.
Neon Desert is also pleased to announce a new multi-year partnership with Southwest University. Southwest University will be the presenting sponsor of Neon Desert, and is excited to help enhance the festival experience for the fans.
Taking place over 15 city blocks in the heart of downtown El Paso, and encompassing two city parks – Cleveland Square Park and San Jacinto Plaza – Neon Desert Music Festival will proudly welcome headlining performances from EDM heavyweight and one of the most in demand DJ’s in the world, Hardwell.
Hardwell’s high-energy performance is sure to keep the party going all weekend long, along with the Grammy-nominated indie pop band Foster the People, who are currently working on the highly anticipated follow up to their critically-acclaimed 2014 album, Supermodel.
Additional 2017 headliners include Colombian R&B singer J Balvin, whose single “Ginza” off of his 2016 album, Energía, broke the record for most views of any Latin music video in the first 24 hours; and internationally renowned DJ and producer, Alesso, who has been heralded as the forerunner of the next generation of house music; as well as rapper/producer and self described “Young Sinatra,” Logic, who will bring his signature brand of introspective, thoughtful rap to the weekend-long bash.
Some of the biggest hip-hop artists in the country will also be onsite throughout Memorial Day weekend, including Migos, whose sophomore album,
Culture, recently topped the Billboard 200 for several weeks and was boosted in large part by the smash hit “Bad and Boujee.” One of today’s most exciting breakout hip-hop artists, Lil Uzi Vert, whose recent collaboration on Migo’s hit single “Bad and Boujee” resulted in his first number one single this January on the US Billboard Hot 100, is also set to perform; as is Grammy-winner and rapper Nelly.
Additional music performers include Texas-based electro-funk duo Ghostland Observatory; electronic producer and creator of the smash hit “Harlem Shake”, Baauer; tropical-house DJ Thomas Jack; genre-bending DJ Mija; and more than 30 other talented acts, including a variety of local music performers like El Paso’s own rising R&B sensation Khalid.
Neon Desert is truly unique in that it not only showcases national headlining hip-hop, EDM, and indie talent, but it also plays a real tribute to the Latin heritage of the host town El Paso and its diverse residents.
For the 2017 event, the festival will welcome a variety of Latin and Mexican music performers from across the globe, including Chilean singer-songwriter Mon Laferte; Venezuelan-based disco-funk band Los Amigos Invisibles; Mexican rockers DLD; five-piece indie pop band and recent nominee for Best New Artist at the Latin Grammys 2016 The Chamanas, who hail from Mexico; and more.
Migos / Ghostland Observatory / Nelly / Lil Uzi Vert / Mon Laferte
Baauer / Thomas Jack / Khalid / Mija / Los Amigos Invisibles
DLD / Porter / Ty Segall / Marc E. Bassy / Snow Tha Product / Trae Tha Truth
The Chamanas / Tennyson / Medasin / Michael Christmas / Bogan Via
Frontera Bugalú / J^HIR / Sorrytown / Stan Z / Ribo Flavin / Rare Individuals
The Other Half / Kilo and the Dew / Our Friend The Mountain / Miijas / Acid Pie
Dayluta Means Kindness / Yung Jung / Eddy Boy / Trost House / Frythm / Mikey Cloud
Polaroids / If We Were Turtles / Flamél / Volta / Rose.Golden / Brandon Bailey Johnson
*Denotes music festival headliners
Weekend passes now on sale at www.neondesertmusicfestival.com. Passes to the two-day event are only $119 while J&K VIP passes cost just $250. J&K VIP ticket holders will receive a variety of perks including re-entry to the festival, a dedicated VIP-only entrance and exit, complimentary drinks throughout the entirety of the festival, as well as complimentary dinner daily at 6 p.m.
Neon Desert is also excited to announce the debut of the festival’s newest ticket option, J&K Platinum VIP passes, which are available now for just $550. These Platinum VIP tickets offer attendees the most elevated experience available to ticket buyers.
These lucky attendees will be offered all of the regular VIP perks, in addition to exclusive access to a main stage viewing deck, complimentary drinks and meals throughout each day of the festival, and more. Interested patrons are encouraged to act fast in purchasing J&K Platinum VIP passes, as supply is very limited.
The seventh annual Neon Desert will once again offer an eclectic mix of mainstream American performers alongside acclaimed international acts at this year’s event.
Over the past six years, Neon Desert has hosted over 130,000 attendees, as well as a variety of internationally-renowned talent, with the likes of Tiësto, Future, J. Cole, Kaskade, Daddy Yankee, Passion Pit, Zoé, Ximena Sariñana, Mala Rodríquez, G-Eazy, Zedd, Wiz Khalifa, MGMT, and Moby having previously played at the festival.
Neon Desert looks to make this year’s event better than ever with a wide variety of incredible music acts set to perform over three stages, along with a silent disco stage, multiple live art installations, and numerous local food vendors and merchants.
Neon Desert would like to thank their 2017 partners, including presenting sponsor Southwest University as well as the additional partners who help make the festival possible including Dos Equis, Whataburger, Malibu Rum, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Red Bull, Jim Beam, J&K, Electric Sky Wine, Hunt Companies, and El Paso’s Museum and Cultural Affairs Division (MCAD).