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Best Buy Theater Announces Feb-March 2014 Lineup

Best Buy Theater Announces Feb-March 2014 Lineup

BEST BUY THEATER has announced its upcoming shows and events for February and March 2014. Details below!

Tickets available at AXS.com, Bestbuytheater.com, and the Best Buy Theater box office.

J-POP/ROCK
Sun. Feb. 9 - Doors 6pm; Show 7pm - ONE OK ROCK - SOLD OUT!
ADV Price: $25.00
DOS Price: $30.00
SEATING: GA

ELECTRONIC
Fri. Feb. 14 - Doors 8pm; Show 9pm - EMANCIPATOR ENSEMBLE with Star Slinger, Odesza, and Real Magic
ADV Price: $21.50
DOS Price: $25.00
SEATING: GA
ABOUT THE SHOW: Between the countless tour dates, festivals, and studio time, Emancipator (aka Doug Appling); the Portland, OR based electronic producer, has retained a steady rise of success over the past few years. Playing sold out venues, to the delight of his faithful fans, 2012 proved to be a year of expansion and growth for this talented young musician. Further backed by the support of two highly acclaimed albums, Soon it will be cold enough and Safe in the steep cliffs and the recent launch of his own label, Loci Records, this young entrepreneur shows no signs of slowing down. With the release of his newest album, Dusk to Dawn, the music promises listeners a nostalgic return to the soulful integration of organic hip hop and symphonic layers that first captivated his audience. "Minor Cause," the first single off Dusk to Dawn proved a buzz-worthy track with its' video premier on MTV's Hive - followed by an uproar of enthused listeners wanting more. With the added element of a four-piece ensemble in 2014, Emancipator's live show is sure to captivate dedicated and new fans alike. The newest venture will further enhance the collaborative and improvisational elements that create a far-reaching musical experience throughout the live show.

AMERICANA
Sat. Feb. 22 - Doors 7pm; Show 8pm - RAILROAD EARTH
ADV Price: $25.00
DOS Price: $28.00
SEATING: GA
ABOUT THE SHOW: Railroad Earth's music is driven by the remarkable songs of front-man, Todd Sheaffer, and is delivered with seamless arrangements and superb musicianship courtesy of all six band members. As mandolin/bouzouki player John Skehan points out, "Our M.O. has always been that we can improvise all day long, but we only do it in service to the song. There are a lot of songs that, when we play them live, we adhere to the arrangement from the record. And other songs, in the nature and the spirit of the song, everyone knows we can kind of take flight on them."

METAL
Fri. Feb. 28 - Doors 6pm; Show 7pm - The American Dream Tour: BRING ME THE HORIZON With Of Mice & Men, Issues, and Northlane - SOLD OUT!
ADV Price: $24.00
DOS Price: $27.00
SEATING: GA
ABOUT THE SHOW: When Bring Me The Horizon finally returned home from their last world tour in December 2011, they'd been on the road for two whole years. Their third album There Is A Hell, Believe Me I've Seen It. There Is A Heaven, Let's Keep It A Secret had proved both a critical smash and their worldwide breakthrough, smashing into the Top 20 on both sides of the Atlantic and going to Number 1 in Australia. They'd sold out shows across Europe, Asia, Australasia and North and South America.

METAL
Sat. Mar. 1 - Doors 6pm; Show 7pm - The American Dream Tour: BRING ME THE HORIZON With Of Mice & Men, Issues, and Northlane - SOLD OUT!
ADV Price: $24.00
DOS Price: $27.00
SEATING: GA

RAP
Tues. Mar. 4 - Doors 7pm; Show 8pm - TDE Presents-Oxymoron World Tour: SCHOOLBOY Q with Isaiah Rashad and Vince Staples - ON SALE FRI., JAN. 31 @ NOON!
ADV Price: $29.50
DOS Price: $35.00
SEATING: GA
ABOUT THE SHOW: AltHougH tHe artist born Quincy MattHew Hanley Has only been rapping since 2007, His bluntly cHarismatic presence on wax sHould've already put Him on your radar as one of rap's emerging voices. After His new project Habits & Contradictions (#HnC) makes its way into your rotation tHougH, He's sure to be a fixture. Born in Germany to a pair of military parents, Q spent tHe first tHree years of His life in Texas before His family eventually settled in Los Angeles. Like so many before Him, ScHoolboy's L.A. experience provided a life-sHaping balance of sports, scHool, drugs and gangs. Q got His first cHance to start arguments over His music witH His 2007 debut mixtape, ScHoolboy Turned Hustla introduced to audiences on tHe West Coast. In HindsigHt, Q says He doesn't tHink it was His best work. Regardless, tHe project generated enougH attention for growing imprint Top Dawg Entertainment to recruit Him to tHe label tHat was already Home to His future Black Hippy co-stars Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar and Ab-Soul.

CHRISTIAN/POP
Fri. Mar. 7 - Doors 7pm; Show 8pm - Majestic Tour: KARI JOBE with Rend Collective
ADV Price: $30.00
DOS Price: $35.00
SEATING: GA
ABOUT THE SHOW: Announcing Kari Jobe's Majestic Tour coinciding with the early 2014 release of Kari's new album called "Majestic." The release is bursting with freshly written worship songs recorded and performed live at The Majestic Theatre in Dallas, TX, last fall. Get ready for a new worship experience with Kari Jobe and special guest Rend Collective Experience that brings you into the Lord's presence, which is nothing short of majestic.

J-POP/ELECTRONIC
Sat. Mar. 8 - Doors 7pm; Show 8pm - World Tour 2014: KYARY PAMYU PAMYU - SOLD OUT!
ADV Price: $50.00 - $60.00
DOS Price: $70.00
SEATING: GA
ABOUT THE SHOW: Japanese pop and fashion icon Kyary Pamyu Pamyu's WORLD TOUR 2013 which started last February was a great success. The tour featured 13 shows in 8 cities throughout Europe, the United States and Asia. Her latest album "Nanda Collection" peaked to No-1 on the ORICON WEEKLY CHART and represents Kyary's first No.1 album on the chart. This album was also released on iTunes in 111 countries and went on to become the No-1 album in Japan and ranked on the Electronic album chart in 23 countries. Her brand new single will be release on November 6.

DUBSTEP/DRUM & BASS
Fri. Mar. 14 - Doors 9pm; Show 10pm - EXCISION with Dirtyphonics, ill.Gates
ADV Price: $36.50
DOS Price: $40.00
SEATING: GA
ABOUT THE SHOW: The true champion of bass music, Excision hails from Kelowna,British Columbia. The founder of the ROTTUN label, a bass music conglomerate that has shaped the sound of modern Bass music, Excision has created a vast roster of allies that has only bolstered his spot as a warrior of bass music.

DUBSTEP/DRUM & BASS
Sat. Mar. 15 - Doors 9pm; Show 10pm - EXCISION with Dirtyphonics, ill.Gates
ADV Price: $36.60
DOS Price: $40.00
SEATING: GA

POP/VIOLINIST
Tues. Mar. 18 - Doors 7pm; Show 8pm - Music: A Gala Night with DAVID GARRETT and Martynas
ADV Price: $39.50 - $59.50
SEATING: Res
ABOUT THE SHOW: Global superstar-violinist, composer, screenwriter and actor, David Garrett, marks his return to North America with a series of headlining dates in early 2014 to support his recent Verve release, Music. David Garrett is a former child prodigy who has thrilled audiences all over the world since he signed his first recording contract at the age of 13. Garrett has worked with leading orchestras across the globe, inviting younger fans to appreciate his classical roots and thrilling old guard enthusiasts with his fresh take on standards. Garrett is known globally for his interpretations of some of pop music's past and present hits including Coldplay's "Viva La Vida" and Queen's "We Will Rock You," as well as his cover of the R&B hit "Cry Me A River." The current Verve disc, Music, pulls together an intoxicating mix of classic rock, classic pop and classic classical, all blended together within the violinist's ever-expanding universe.

POP/VIOLINIST
Wed. Mar. 19 - Doors 7pm; Show 8pm - Music: A Gala Night with DAVID GARRETT and Martynas
ADV Price: $39.50 - $59.50
SEATING: Res

METAL
Fri. Mar. 21 - Doors 5:30pm; Show 6:30pm - Break Down The Walls Tour: ASKING ALEXANDRIA with August Burns Red, We Came As Romans, Crown The Empire, Born of Osiris
ADV Price: $29.50
DOS Price: $35.00
SEATING: GA
ABOUT THE SHOW: Tuesday, Aug 13th 2013 marked an extremely monumental milestone in the history of ASKING ALEXANDRIA and their label Sumerian Records. The band's highly acclaimed new album, From Death To Destiny, officially debuted at #5 on the Billboard Top 200 charts with 41,082 units sold. This achievement not only marks the group's highest charting debut ever, but also Sumerian Records' highest first-week sales to date. They also graced the covers of Alternative Press and Guitar World, a huge accomplishment in today's fickle media world. They spent the fall of 2013 on the road as direct support to Korn across North America and then cap off the year with a huge headliner with Sevendust, All That Remains, For Today and Emmure in the support slots.

ROCK
Sat. Mar. 22 - Doors 7pm; Show 8pm - THE SOUND OF ANIMALS FIGHTING With Unwed Sailor
ADV Price: $29.50
DOS Price: $33.00
SEATING: GA

RAP
Wed. Mar. 26 - Doors 7pm; Show 8pm - Hot 97 Presents Metro PCS Takeover Tour: THE LOX & ACTION BRONSON with French Montana and Funk Flex - ON SALE THIS FRI., FEB. 7 @ 12PM!
ADV Price: $45.00
DOS Price: $50.00
SEATING: GA
ABOUT THE SHOW: In the summer of 1999, the celebrated Yonkers Rap trio the LOX found themselves in a fight for freedom. Disappointed with the direction of their career on Bad Boy, the group wanted to be released from their contract in order to join the newly formed Ruff Ryders/ Interscope label. The Ruff Ryders had always served as the Lox's managers and the group felt like the new Double R label could better represent the hard-core sensibilities which they expressed in their rhymes. Bad Boy was known for its radio friendly dance hits and high priced videos, while the LOX were quickly establishing themselves as Hip-Hop's rawest group. The LOX gained national exposure in 1997 with their powerful multi-platinum tribute to the Notorious BIG, "We'll Always love Big Poppa". The song which celebrated the life of the slain superstar, captured Biggie's essence and thrust the LOX into the media spotlight as a group to watch out for. The trio later appeared on a multitude of hits, including Puffy's Benjamins, which the LOX wrote, Mase's 24 Hours to Live, and Mariah Carey's Honey. The group's debut album Money Power & Respect went platinum and helped establish the LOX as an important voice in Hip-Hop music. So who are the Real LOX? The Real Lox are authentic ghetto story-tellers, whose rhymes are derived from the pain, anger, lust and love which exist in the hearts of men.

ELECTRO SWING/GYPSY JAZZ
Wed. Apr. 2 - Doors 7:30pm; Show 8:30pm - CARAVAN PALACE
ADV Price: $30.00
DOS Price: $35.00
SEATING: GA
ABOUT THE SHOW: The apostles of Electro Swing and precursors of a laidback yet terribly upbeat trend, Caravan Palace's evocative second album: Panic! took us even further than their first album (that sold more than 150 000 copies) and continued an amazing adventure almost started by accident. Their strength lies in their common passion for electronic music. Charles, Arnaud and Hughes, the initial trio, dig swing, especially gypsy jazz, and try their hands at the genre's traditional instruments: guitar, double bass and violin. That's where this peculiar mixture of classical Django and new trendy electro comes from.

PUNK ROCK
Fri. Apr. 4 - Doors 7pm; Show 8pm - BAYSIDE with Four Year Strong, Daylight, Mixtapes
ADV Price: $19.99
DOS Price: $24.00
SEATING: GA
ABOUT THE SHOW: The overall theme of this Long Island band's fourth release and newest album, The Walking Wounded, on Victory Records is not one of cynicism, pessimism and negativity. Rather, it's about overcoming the emotional and physical scars in life. A van accident while on tour took the life of drummer John "Beatz" Holohan. While bassist Nick Ghanberian recovered, Anthony Raneri and guitarist Jack O'Shea finished the tour as an acoustic duo, which led to the recording of Bayside Acoustic, with guest Josh Caterer of The Smoking Popes. Once drummer Chris Guglielmo joined the fold, Raneri refocused his energies back on the music.

COMEDY
Sat. Apr. 5 - Doors 7pm; Show 8pm - An Evening With JESSE TYLER FERGUSON & ERIC STONESTREET of the ABC's Modern Family
ADV Price: $44.50 - $150.00
SEATING: Res
ABOUT THE SHOW: AEG Live presents "An Evening With Jesse Tyler Ferguson & Eric Stonestreet of ABC's Modern Family" this spring with select dates in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Modern Family has garnered consecutive Emmy wins for "Outstanding Comedy Series" during the past four years, and this live show will offer fans a unique insider look into the television series they have come to know and love. Famous for its eccentric and humorous cast of characters, Modern Family features relatable situations that viewers everywhere have embraced and look up to in real-life. Dubbed as "America's favorite gay couple," the characters Ferguson ("Mitch") and Stonestreet ("Cameron") portray have established them as role models for real-life gay couples across the country. In addition to behind-the-scenes stories and funny anecdotes, the evening will feature a Q&A session with the audience and will provide a forum for fans to connect with the actors and their roles.

METAL
Fri. Apr. 11 - Doors 6pm; Show 7pm - The Decibel Magazine Tour Feat. CARCASS with The Black Dahlia Murder, Gorguts, and Noisem
ADV Price: $30.00
DOS Price: $35.00
SEATING: GA

ROCK
Tues. Apr. 15 - Doors 6pm; Show 7pm - THE USED and TAKING BACK SUNDAY with Tonight Alive, Sleepwave - SOLD OUT!
ADV Price: $19.99
DOS Price: $23.00
SEATING: GA
ABOUT THE SHOW: Taking Back Sunday & The Used have announced a North American co-headlining tour this spring. The tour will kick off on March 14th in Dallas, TX and wrap on April 27th in Orlando, FL, with specials guests Tonight Alive and Sleepwave. Fans can purchase digital versions of both Taking Back Sunday and The Used's new albums with a ticket starting today at 2pm EST via Applauze. These limited tickets will have a special reduced service fee along with a sale price to pre-order either or both albums. If you download the free Applauze app for iPhone/iPod Touch there is an additional specially priced bundle that includes both albums. There will also be an artist pre-sale beginning today at 2pm local time.

ROCK
Wed. Apr. 16 - Doors 6pm; Show 7pm - TAKING BACK SUNDAY and THE USED with Tonight Alive, Sleepwave - SOLD OUT!
ADV Price: $19.99
DOS Price: $23.00
SEATING: GA

POP PUNK
Thurs. Apr. 17 - Doors 6pm; Show 6:30pm - THE WONDER YEARS with Fireworks, Citizen, Real Friends, Modern Baseball
ADV Price: $19.99
DOS Price: $23.00
SEATING: GA
ABOUT THE SHOW: The Wonder Years are 6 dudes from the Keystone State that play their own brand of realist Pop Punk. Since 2006 they have released a split EP with Bangarang!, a full length entitled Get Stoked On It!, a 7 named Wont Be Pathetic Forever, and a split 7 with All or Nothing called Distances, along with 2 tour EPs. The bands sophomore full length The Upsides was released on January 26th, 2010 and will be Re-released in September/October on Hopeless Records, who they have recently signed to.

METAL
Fri. Apr. 18 - Doors 7pm; Show 8pm - Eddie Trunk Presents: ICED EARTH with Sabaton and Revamp
ADV Price: $25.00
DOS Price: $30.00
SEATING: GA
ABOUT THE SHOW: For over two decades, Jon Schaffer and his vehicle, ICED EARTH, have taken the long, high road of non-compromise to reach the rarified air breathed by those few who enjoy lasting commercial success writing and performing music in the Heavy Metal genre. In 2007, Iced Earth released it's eighth full-length studio release, FRAMING ARMAGEDDON (Something Wicked Part 1), which expands the "SOMETHING WICKED" storyline first introduced in the trilogy of the same name appearing on the 1998 release, SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES. The SOMETHING WICKED story is so expansive and timely that a follow-up, full-length studio release was issued in Fall 2008 to continue the story where FRAMING ARMAGEDDON ended.

REGGAE
Sat. Apr. 19 - Doors 7pm; Show 8pm - Hot 97 Presents STEPHEN "RAGGA" MARLEY with Wayne Marshall and Jo Mersa
ADV Price: $26.00
DOS Price: $30.00
SEATING: GA
**Stephen Marley has been busy in the studio working on his album, Revelation PT.2 "The Fruit of Life" - The follow up to the Grammy award winning " The Root of Life " Stephen had planned to release the album this Fall and go on tour to promote the record. Unfortunately, the tour dates were announced before the album was complete. The release date of the album is now scheduled for February 2014 and Stephen will be touring after.

ROCK
Thurs. Apr. 24 - Doors 7pm; Show 8pm - ALTER BRIDGE With Monster Truck
ADV Price: $32.50
DOS Price: $35.00
SEATING: GA
ABOUT THE SHOW: Alter Bridge announces today the first batch of US tour dates for their upcoming Fortress tour. These dates are the first dates the band has played since 2011, which was in support of their previous album, ABIII. The first announced dates will take place in April and will have the band stopping in markets such as Dallas, Atlanta, Boston and New York with more dates to be announced in the near future. Alter Bridge is touring the US in support of their latest critically acclaimed release Fortress that was released in October via Alter Bridge Records through Caroline in the US. Fortress debuted at #12 on the Billboard Top 200 and hit #1 on the iTunes Rock Album chart and #8 on the iTunes Top Album chart the week it as released. The latest release from the rock juggernaut band comprised of Myles Kennedy on vocals/guitar, Mark Tremonti on guitar/vocals, Brian Marshall on bass and Scott Phillips on drums, has been getting rave reviews around the world with The Guardian newspaper calling Fortress: "As epic as prime Led Zep and as thunderous as peak-form Sabbath..." and Loudwire recently named the album one of the 10 Best Rock Albums of 2013.

RAP/HIP-HOP
Sat. Apr. 26 - Doors 7pm; Show 8pm - SLAUGHTERHOUSE
ADV Price: $26.50
DOS Price: $30.00
SEATING: GA
**VIP Package Includes:

  • One general admission ticket
  • VIP early entry into the venue
  • Exclusive meet & greet with Slaughterhouse
  • Personal photograph with Slaughterhouse
  • Copy of Slaughterhouse's new studio album
  • Limited edition tour shirt (exclusive to VIP package only)
  • Collectible, silkscreened tour poster (numbered, limited print)
  • Official meet & greet laminate
  • Limited availability

ABOUT THE SHOW: Hip-hop supergroup Slaughterhouse, which consists of Royce da 5'9", Joe Budden, Joel Ortiz and Crooked I, are set to embark on a national tour for the months of March and April, 2014, launching the confirmed dates March 19 at Lupo's in Providence, RI, and ending in New York City April 26 at the Best Buy Theater, with an April 10 date at L.A.'s El Rey Theater and scheduled stops throughout the Northeast, Canada, Midwest, Southwest, Southeast and West Coast. The foursome are preparing to release their third studio album in the new year, and second for Eminem's Shady label through Interscope, following their self-titled, independently distributed 2009 debut and 2012's Welcome to Our House. The individual members of the band put their solo careers on hold to begin work on the album earlier this year, which is being executive-produced by Just Blaze, featuring production by J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League, Cardiak, Illmind, AraabMuzik and DJ Premier, with Budden announcing last month that Action Bronson will also be a contributor to the release. The band is also planning on several performances during Austin's SXSW festival, starting March 11-15.

METAL
Sat. May 10 - Doors 6:30pm; Show 7:30pm - Revolver Golden Gods Tour: BLACK LABEL SOCIETY
ADV Price: $35.00
DOS Price: $40.00
SEATING: GA
ABOUT THE SHOW: Black Label Society is a heavy metal band formed by former Ozzy Osbourne/Pride & Glory guitar player Zakk Wylde in Los Angeles, California in 1998. They have released ten albums to date, eight of which are studio albums. The band, aside from Wylde consists of bassist John JD Deservio, drummer Will Hunt, and fellow guitarist Nick The Evil Twin Catanese.The band is not to be confused with Zakk Wylde's solo project (sometimes known as Book of Shadows after its only album) or with Pride & Glory, Wylde's southern rock band.

CLASSICAL/POP OPERA
Fri. May 16 - Doors 7pm; Show 8pm - An Evening With: PAUL POTTS - ON SALE THIS FRI., FEB. 7 @ 12PM!
ADV Price: $29.50 - $54.50
SEATING: Res
ABOUT THE SHOW: His debut album One Chance sold over three and a half million albums, rocketed to the number one spot in 15 countries (including the UK, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong and Mexico) and stormed to the top 10 in a further eight. In the UK, his album outsold the entire top 10 collectively in its first week. January 2008 saw him embark on a world tour with 55 dates but as his popularity soared more dates were added and he completed over 100 sell out shows in concert halls, arenas and stadiums around the globe. Winner of 'Best International Artist 2009' at the prestigious Echo Awards in Germany, Paul has also become a YouTube sensation and to date has had over 74 million hits charting his meteoric rise to fame. In Germany, Paul has spent an astounding 7 weeks at #1 and 23 weeks in the Top 10. Paul has come a long way since March 17th 2007 when he awkwardly shuffled on to the audition stage and performed his spine tingling rendition of Nessun Dorma. From zero to hero in 60 seconds, he captivated the hearts of millions and opened the exclusive world of opera to many.

ROCK
Sat. May 17 - Doors 7:30pm; Show 8:30pm - GHOST with King Dude
ADV Price: $25.00
DOS Price: $27.00
SEATING: GA
ABOUT THE SHOW: Fresh off the release of their Dave Grohl produced IF YOU HAVE GHOST EP and their 2013 album INFESTISSUMAM, Swedish rockers Ghost B.C. have announced TOUR YEAR ZERO 2014. The expansive tour has them hitting cities around the country throughout April and May. Ghost B.C. released their second psalm INFESTISSUMAM on April 16th, 2013 via Loma Vista Recordings. The 10-song offering was produced by Grammy Award winning producer Nick Raskulinecz (Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age, Alice in Chains) in Nashville, TN and debuted today at #1 on the iTunes Rock Album Chart. The album was praised as one of the best metal albums of the year.

ELECTRONIC
Fri. June 20 - Doors 7pm; Show 8pm - STROMAE
ADV Price: $22.50
DOS Price: $25.00
SEATING: GA

About BEST BUY THEATER: BEST BUY THEATER is the premier concert and events venue in New York's most famous destination. The 2100-capacity concert space centrally located in the heart of Times Square is an innovative, multi-use theater that can be transformed to accommodate a wide array of events including live television and web broadcasts, live recordings, award shows and cocktail receptions. Developed and operated by AEG LIVE, the nation's second largest concert promotion and touring company, BEST BUY THEATER has been a host to a variety of performers since its grand opening as NOKIA Theatre Times Square including Bon Jovi, The Eagles, John Legend, Rihanna, Fall Out Boy, Jay-Z, Sugarland, Prince, Tom Jones, The Pogues, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, and Phil Lesh & Friends who had an historic 14 night run at the venue in 2008. More information and a list of upcoming shows at BEST BUY THEATER is available at www.bestbuytheater.com.

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