International Superstar Pitbull Continues His 2012 Planet Pit World Tour With U.S. Leg Beginning July 26th

LOS ANGELES, May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- International Latin superstar Pitbull will keep the party going this summer as he embarks on the U.S. leg of his Planet Pit World Tour. The tour, which has been through Mexico, Canada and Europe, kicks off July 26th in Chicago, IL at the Charter One Pavilion with dates confirmed through August 11th at the Bill Graham Civic Center in San Francisco, CA before bringing the party to Japan and Australia later this year. Tickets for the U.S. leg go on sale beginning May 4th at Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com. 

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Global sensation Pitbull has taken the world by storm with his critically acclaimed album Planet Pit, which features a host of pop music luminaries such as Marc Anthony, Enrique Iglesias, Jamie Foxx and Chris Brown as well as star-studded producers Dr. Luke, RedOne, Max Martin and David Guetta. The album's knockout single, "Give Me Everything," reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, Top 40 Mainstream and Rhythm charts. Following the path of hits, Pitbull's latest larger-than-life smash "Back In Time," is an original song created exclusively for the highly anticipated action adventure comedy Men in Black 3.  The worldwide hit-maker will also be featured in two summer anthems with superstars Jennifer Lopez ("Dance Again") and Shakira ("Get It Started"). Pitbull will bring these hits to life across the country this summer, using the raw energy of his live band to create an electrifying performance that his fans will never forget.

PITBULL 2012 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES:

Date

City

Venue

On Sale Date

July 26

Chicago, IL

Charter One Pavilion

May 12

July 28

Detroit, MI

DTE Energy Music Theater

May 5

July 29

Cleveland, OH

Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica

May 18

July 31

Atlanta, GA

Chastain Park Amphitheatre

May 11

August 2

Houston, TX

Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

May 5  

August 3

Thackerville, TX

Windstar Casino

May 4

August 4

Albuquerque, NM

Hard Rock Casino Presents:  The Pavilion

May 4  

August 5

Tuscon, AZ

AVA Amp

May 19

August 7

Chula Vista, CA

Cricket Pavilion

May 5

August 8

Los Angeles, CA

Universal Amphitheatre

May 19

August 10

Las Vegas, NV

Red Rock Amphitheatre

May 19

August 11

San Francisco, CA

Bill Graham Civic Center

May 18

About Live Nation Entertainment:
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world's leading live entertainment and ecommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Front Line Management Group and Live Nation Network. Ticketmaster.com is the global event ticketing leader and one of the world's top five ecommerce sites, with almost 27 million monthly unique visitors. Live Nation Concerts produces over 22,000 shows annually for more than 2,300 artists globally. Front Line is the world's top artist management company, representing over 250 artists. These businesses power Live Nation Network, the leading provider of entertainment marketing solutions, enabling nearly 800 advertisers to tap into the 200 million consumers Live Nation delivers annually through its live event and digital platforms. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors.

About Pitbull:

Pitbull's critically acclaimed sixth studio album, Planet Pit, was named Best Party Album by Entertainment Weekly. The album's knockout single, "Give Me Everything," featuring Ne-Yo, Nayer and Afrojack, reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, Top 40 Mainstream and Rhythm charts. His latest hit "Back In Time" was written exclusively for this summer's upcoming blockbuster, Men In Black 3. Pitbull recently starred in the season premiere episode of VH1's music documentary series Behind The Music and was spotlighted in the April Style Issue of GQ Magazine. As if that wasn't enough, Pitbull won Male Artist Of The Year at this year's Billboard Latin Music Awards and received the BMI Latin Music Awards President's Award. In addition to his chart-topping success, the burgeoning businessman has his own line of premium, low-calorie Voli vodka and a partnership with Sheets, the dissolvable energy strip. These entrepreneurial ventures are the latest for Pitbull, who has also inked major sponsorship deals with blue-chip brands like Kodak, Dr Pepper and Bud Light.

SOURCE Live Nation Entertainment



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