America’s Favorite Summer Series and Emmy-Nominated ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ Hits the Road Again This Fall
LOS ANGELES, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — So You Think You Can Dance’s eighth-season Top 10 finalists will dance across North America this fall as part of the show’s 2011 tour. Information on the dates and locations were announced on last week’s show.
The 32-city tour will kick-off Saturday, September 17 in Orlando, FL and will conclude on Wednesday, November 2nd in San Diego, CA with tickets for all shows going on sale Friday, July 29 at 10AM ET.
Fall’s hottest ticket will feature this season’s most popular routines as well as original pieces created specifically for the nationwide tour. 19 Entertainment, dick clark productions, inc, Nigel Lythgoe, and AEG Live present to audiences nationwide all the sizzling, one-of-a-kind dance routines they expect from the television show that recently received eight Emmy Â® nominations including Outstanding Reality-Competition Program and Outstanding Host For A Reality or Reality-Competition Program for Cat Deeley in addition to five Outstanding Choreography nominations.
From one of the show’s most explosive collection of dancers, the season 8 tour line-up includes the following top 10 finalists: Caitlynn, Clarice, Jess, Jordan, Marko, Melanie, Mitchell, Ricky, Sasha and Tadd.
"I’m thrilled to share this season’s spectacular talent with the nation. Watching them perform is truly awe-inspiring. I’m confident America will feel the same," stated Nigel Lythgoe who is a judge and co-creator of the hit Fox show.
Most shows are available at Ticketmaster locations, online at AEGLive.com or ticketmaster.com but check your local venue information. Tickets are subject to applicable service charges. Event time and date subject to change. Log on to fox.com/dance for full list of dates and links.
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Fall 2011 DAY DATE MARKET VENUE ON SALE Fri, July 29 @ Sat 17-Sep Orlando, FL Amway Center 10am American Fri, July 29 @ Sun 18-Sep Miami, FL Airlines Arena 10am Arena at Gwinnett Fri, July 29 @ Tues 20-Sep Duluth, GA Center 10am Time Warner Fri, July 29 @ Wed 21-Sep Charlotte, NC Cable Arena 10am Constant Convocation Fri, July 29 @ Fri 23-Sep Norfolk, VA Center 10am Fri, July 29 @ Sat 24-Sep Fairfax, VA Patriot Center 10am Philadelphia, Wells Fargo Fri, July 29 @ Sun 25-Sep PA Center 10am Fri, July 29 @ Tues 27-Sep Boston, MA Agganis Arena 10am Dunkin' Donuts Fri, July 29 @ Thur 29-Sep Providence, RI Center 10am Atlantic City, Fri, July 29 @ Fri 30-Sep NJ Trump Taj Mahal 10am Mashantucket, MGM Grand at Fri, July 29 @ Sat 1-Oct CT Foxwoods 10am Fri, July 29 @ Mon 3-Oct Long Island, NY Nassau Coliseum 10am Prudential Fri, July 29 @ Tues 4-Oct Newark, NJ Center 10am Petersen Events Fri, July 29 @ Thur 6-Oct Pittsburgh, PA Center 10am Fri, July 29 @ Sat 8-Oct Detroit, MI FOX Theatre 10am Air Canada Fri, July 29 @ Sun 9-Oct Toronto, ON Centre 10am Fri, July 29 @ Tues 11-Oct Cincinnati, OH U.S. Bank Arena 10am Fri, July 29 @ Wed 12-Oct Rosemont, IL Allstate Arena 10am Fri, July 29 @ Thur 13-Oct Minneapolis, MN Target Center 10am Fri, July 29 @ Sat 15-Oct St. Louis, MO Chaifetz Arena 10am Fri, July 29 @ Sun 16-Oct Tulsa, OK BOK Center 10am Fri, July 29 @ Tues 18-Oct Memphis, TN FedExForum 10am Fri, July 29 @ Wed 19-Oct New Orleans, LA Lakefront Arena 10am Cedar Park Fri, July 29 @ Fri 21-Oct Cedar Park, TX Centre 10am Verizon Theatre Grand Prairie, at Grand Fri, July 29 @ Sat 22-Oct TX Prairie 10am Fri, July 29 @ Mon 24-Oct Broomfield, CO 1st Bank Center 10am West Valley Fri, July 29 @ Wed 26-Oct City, UT Maverik Center 10am Fri, July 29 @ Fri 28-Oct Stockton, CA Stockton Arena 10am NOKIA Theatre Fri, July 29 @ Sat 29-Oct Los Angeles, CA LA Live 10am HP Pavilion at Fri, July 29 @ Sun 30-Oct San Jose, CA San Jose 10am Fri, July 29 @ Tues 1-Nov Bakersfield, CA Rabobank Arena 10am Valley View Fri, July 29 @ Wed 2-Nov San Diego, CA Casino Arena 10am
About CKX, Inc.
CKX, Inc. is engaged in the ownership, development and commercial utilization of globally recognized entertainment content. The Company’s current properties include the rights to the name, image and likeness of Elvis Presley and Muhammad Ali and the operations of Graceland. Through its wholly-owned division 19 Entertainment Ltd., CKX owns proprietary rights to the IDOLS and So You Think You Can Dance television brands, including the American Idol series in the United States and local adaptations of the IDOLS and So You Think You Can Dance television show formats which, collectively, air in more than 100 countries, as well as other television properties. Also through 19, CKX has relationships and partnerships with some of the biggest names in entertainment, including Scotty McCreery, Lauren Alaina, Haley Reinhart, James Durban, Casey Abrams, Pia Toscano, Chris Daughtry, Carrie Underwood, Adam Lambert, Kelly Clarkson, David Cook, Jordin Sparks, and Kris Allen, among others. For more information about CKX, Inc., visit its corporate website at www.CKX.com <http://www.ckx.com/> .
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Founded in 1957, dick clark productions, inc. (dcp) is a leading independent producer of television programming. dcp produces perennial hits such as the "American Music Awards," "Golden Globe Awards," "Academy of Country Music Awards," and "Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest." dcp also produces popular weekly television programming, including "So You Think You Can Dance," and owns and maintains one of the world’s most unique and extensive entertainment libraries, which includes more than 30 years of "American Bandstand" footage. For additional information about dcp, please visit www.dickclarkproductions.com <http://www.dickclarkproductions.com> .
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