USHER ANNOUNCES THE UR EXPERIENCE IN THE UK & EUROPE
Superstar’s First Headlining European Tour in Four Years Will Visit Cities Throughout the UK and Europe
TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3RD
(September 29,2014) – Hot on the heels of his UK top ten hit single ‘Good Kisser’, global megastar USHER announced today he will take The UR Experience to 23 cities across the UK and Europe starting February 13. The UK tour features special guests Nico & Vinz and will visit London, Manchester, Birmingham, and more. The UR Experience is produced by Live Nation Global Touring.
Packed with an impressive repertoire of smash hits spanning his 20-year career, the critically-acclaimed showman will give his fans a unique experience that only the multi-talented Usher can deliver. His show will include a fresh take on early and recent hit songs as well as some new music from his anticipated forthcoming eighth studio album.
“With The UR Experience, I want to give my fans an ever-changing live show full of surprises and special guests,” says Usher. “I am really excited to be with my fans and give them an Usher experience like they’ve never seen or heard before.”
Download the official UR Experience tour trailer in broadcast, or web quality viewing here: http://bit.ly/1DA8dyx
Tickets will go on sale beginning Friday, October 3rd at 9am (subject to per-ticket charge plus order processing fee) and are available from www.livenation.co.uk
O2 customers to get advance access to tickets to all of Usher’s UK tour dates ahead of the general release. O2 customers can get tickets from 9am Wednesday 1st October by texting ‘USHER’ to 2020 or visiting o2priority.co.uk/usher. Tickets go on sale to the general public from 9am on Friday, 3rd October.
THE UR EXPERIENCE
*All dates and venues below subject to change. Additional dates to be announced.
Date City Venue On-Sale
Feb. 13 Montpellier, FR Park & Suites Arena Oct. 3
Feb. 15 Paris, FR Zenith Oct. 3
Feb. 20 Oslo, NO Spektrum Oct. 10
Feb. 21 Stockholm, SE Globen Oct. 6
Feb. 23 Helsinki, FI Hartwall Oct. 10
Feb. 27 Copenhagen, DK Forum Oct. 10
Feb. 28 Hamburg, DE O2 World Oct. 10
Mar. 2 Koln, DE Lanxess Arena Oct. 10
Mar. 3 Antwerp, BE Sportpaleis Oct. 10
Mar. 4 Amsterdam, NL Ziggo Dome Oct. 3
Mar. 6 Zurich, CH Hallenstadion Oct. 10
Mar. 9 Munich, DE Olympiahalle Oct. 10
Mar. 10 Vienna, AT Stadthalle Oct. 10
Mar. 12 Mannheim, DE SAP Arena Oct. 10
Mar. 14 Nottingham, UK Capital FM Arena Oct. 3
Mar. 15 Sheffield, UK Motorpoint Arena Oct. 3
Mar. 17 Glasgow, UK The SSE Hydro Oct. 3
Mar. 18 Newcastle, UK Metro Radio Arena Oct. 3
Mar. 20 Dublin, IE 3Arena Oct. 3
Mar. 21 Belfast, UK Odyssey Arena Oct. 10
Mar. 23 Manchester, UK Manchester Arena Oct. 3
Mar. 24 Birmingham, UK NIA Oct. 3
Mar. 26 London, UK O2 Oct. 3
Join the conversation at #URXTOUR.
Challenging himself creatively and testing musical boundaries are characteristics that have defined Usher’s career since he was first discovered twenty years ago on Star Search. Usher has been ranked by the Recording Industry Assn. of America as one of the best-selling artists in American music history, having sold over 50 million albums worldwide. He has won numerous awards including 8 Grammys and was named the #1 Hot 100 artist of the 2000s decade. Billboard named him the second most successful artist of the 2000s decade, with his career-propelling 2004 album “Confessions” being ranked as the top solo album of the 2000s decade, as well as achieving 5x platinum status in the UK. Usher has attained an impressive four UK #1 singles and five Top 5 albums (including 3 #1s), with album sales surpassing 3 million.
Usher is currently working on his forthcoming 8th studio album and preparing for his World Tour. Earlier this year he completed filming his role as boxer Sugar Ray Leonard in the upcoming film “Hands of Stone,” a biopic of champion boxer Roberto Duran which co-stars Robert De Niro and is due in theaters early 2015. In addition, Usher recently completed his second season as a coach on the US version of “The Voice” where he proved his top-notch coaching capability by mentoring Josh Kaufman who became the champion of season 6.
About Live Nation Entertainment
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation & House of Blues Concerts, LN Media and Artist Nation Management. For additional information, visit: www.livenationentertainment.com.