UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Los Angeles' premier outdoor concert destination, "5 Towers" at Universal CityWalk celebrates the return of the "Spring Concert Series" this Friday, April 11, and will include an exclusive performance by the top 12 finalists of NBC's Emmy Award-winning series "The Voice" on Tuesday, April 15, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The concert series lineup also features international pop/R&B singer Jason DeRulo in his only scheduled U.S. concert for his new album, "Talk Dirty," on Wednesday, April 16 at 7:00 p.m.
Universal CityWalk's free "Spring Concert Series" showcases live musical performances from many of today's emerging and successful artists and will take place throughout April on the following dates: April 11, 12, 15, 16, 18, 19, 25 and 26.
In their debut appearance at "5 Towers," the top 12 finalists from NBC's blockbuster vocal competition series, "The Voice," will take center stage for a concert and screening event on Tuesday, April 15. The identities of these finalists will first be revealed during a special advanced screening of the show's new episode. The top 12 selected artists will then rock CityWalk with an energetic "5 Towers" performance. Currently filming its sixth season on the Universal Studios lot, "The Voice" showcases some of the strongest vocalists from across the country as they compete for a grand prize of a recording contract and to be recognized as "The Voice." Hosted by Carson Daly, the innovative performance series features celebrity musicians and coaches, Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Shakira and Usher.
A global, chart-topping sensation, DeRulo kicks off the debut of his new album, "Talk Dirty," with a one-night only concert on Wednesday, April 16. Immediately following the performance, fans will have the chance to meet DeRulo and have him sign his newly released album, which also will be available for purchase prior to the concert at CityWalk, beginning at 3:00 p.m. This marks DeRulo's dynamic return to "5 Towers," now as the headlining act, following his special guest appearance a few years ago. Opening for DeRulo is hip-hop/pop musician Jake Miller, who is one of MTV's Artists to Watch Class of 2014.
In addition to "The Voice" and Jason DeRulo, the lineup for the "Spring Concert Series" includes electrifying performances by pop/R&B artist Colby O'Donis and pop group W3 the Future on Saturday, April 12; hip-hop artist Dev and pop/rock singer-songwriter Pia Mia on Saturday, April 19; and indie rock group The Colourist and alternative rock group Ceasefire on Saturday, April 26.
More information on Universal CityWalk's upcoming events is available at www.CityWalkHollywood.com. Regular updates also can be found on CityWalk's Twitter @CityWalkLA, Facebook page Universal CityWalk Hollywood and Instagram @CityWalkLA.
Universal CityWalk is Southern California's dynamic entertainment, dining and shopping destination that reflects the area's rich cultural diversity. The iconic open-air leisure and nightlife complex provides "Always Unexpected" entertainment options and has served as a prototype for similar destinations. Universal CityWalk includes the high-tech concert venue, "5 Towers," L.A.'s best movie-going experience at the Universal Cinemas and unique venues such as the Jon Lovitz Comedy Club, Infusion Lounge, iFly indoor skydiving and mechanical bull-riding at Saddle Ranch Chop House.
SOURCE Universal CityWalk