Post Date: May 05, 2011
This summer the Verizon Center is hosting a ton of amazing events! DC nightlife will experience a host of ridiculous DC concerts including Britney Spears, Nicki Minaj, New Kids on the Block, Backstreet Boys, Sade, John Legend, R. Kelly, Josh Groban, Keith Urban, Taylor Swift and many more!
New Kids on the Block & Backstreet Boys 6/3/11 – 80’s bubblegum meeets 90’s pop for the ultimate boy band tour! After an impromptu live performance last year at NY’s Radio City Music Hall, the top 40 sensations have joined forces to and are causing pandemonium amongst the women of DC nightlife!
Sade & John Legend 6/22/11 – John’s performance on the National Mall at James Cameron’s 2010 Earth Day event brought Washingtonians out by the thousands. He opens on 6/22/11 for one of the greatest R&B signers ever, Sade. Her hits are too numerous to mention, but include Smooth Operator, No Ordinary Love and Kiss of Life.
R. Kelly 7/2/11 – The three-time Grammy winner, off the release of his brand new Gold-selling ‘Love Letter’ album, is on a world tour with Keyshia Cole and Marsha Ambrosius. They arrive in Washington DC on 7/2/11 to soothe the hearts of thousands at this must see DC event!
Josh Groban 7/27/11 – Four multi-platinum albums and over 24 million albums sold worldwide. Josh Groban’s 2011 Straight to You Tour will highlight his Illusions album. The Washington Post says the album “offers a perfectly fine, and often quite lovely, glimpse at a pop-classical crossover artist in the middle of crossing over.”
Keith Urban 7/28/11 – Country sensation Keith Urban arrives at the Verizon Center on 7/28/11 and has been nominated for the 2011 Country Music Television awards for male video and performance of the year! His Get Closer 2011 World Tour will be one of the biggest of the year!
Britney Spears & Nicki Minaj 7/31/11 – The recent remix of Britney’s ‘Til the World Ends’ featuring Nicki Minaj and Ke$ha has been blowing out speakers across the nation! Spears’ return to the spotlight has been highlighted by tracks with producer Rusko and Will.I.Am. Nicki Minaj is easily the hottest female hip-hop artist out right now. Britney and Nicki have now teamed up for a 2011 mega tour of hip-pop, electronic, top 40 madness!
Taylor Swift 8/2/11 & 8/3/11 – Since the age of 14 she has been under contract with Sony, writing music and preparing for super-stardom. At the age of 17 she was introduced to the world by country legend Tim McGraw. Since then the country/pop world has fallen love with charm. 2011 marks Taylor Swift’s first world tour. She lands in DC for a two day affair in August!