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Demi Lovato bringing 'Neon Lights Tour' to Cleveland

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Oct 1, 2013 at 1:06 PM

Platinum-selling music artist and The X Factor judge Demi Lovato announced that she is launching the Neon Lights Tour in 2014, including a stop at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 27.

Produced and promoted by Live Nation, the North American tour will support her latest Hollywood Records album, DEMI, and visit 27 cities across the United States and Canada. The Neon Lights Tour will also feature special guests Cher Lloyd and X Factor finalists-turned-hit-making girl group, Fifth Harmony.

Tickets go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 at theQarena.com, Quicken Loans Arena Box Office, charge-by-phone at (888) 894-9424 and all northern Ohio Discount Drug Marts.

Citi cardmembers will have access to a pre-sale tickets beginning at 10 a.m. Wednesday through Citi's Private Pass Program.  For complete pre-sale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com. The general on-sales will begin on Saturday at www.livenation.com.

DEMI, the fourth album from Demi Lovato on Hollywood Records, is out now and features the chart-topping, double platinum-certified single, "Heart Attack," and "Neon Lights."  The album hit No. 1 on iTunes in 50 countries and debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 chart in the U.S.  "Heart Attack" reached No. 5 on the Billboard Top 40 Radio chart and became the third Top 10 hit of Demi's career. The video for the song has amassed more than 100 million views on VEVO, while a remix of the single also hit No. 1 on the Billboard Dance Chart.

Demi also is joining the Emmy Award-winning show "Glee" for a guest starring role set to start airing this Thursday. Earlier this month, she returned for her second season as a judge and mentor on The X Factor. She will appear on Conan tonight (Sept. 30) and will perform on both The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on Wednesday and The Ellen DeGeneres Show next Monday, Oct. 7.

Cher Lloyd is a 20-year-old English singer-songwriter, rapper and model. Lloyd rose to fame when she finished fourth in the seventh series of The X Factor. Shortly afterwards, Lloyd was signed to Syco Music.

Lloyd's debut single "Swagger Jagger" was released in July 2011. The single entered at number one on the UK Singles Chart and number two in the Republic of Ireland. Her second single "With Ur Love" was released in October 2011, featuring Mike Posner, and peaked at No. 4 on the UK Singles Chart, and No. 5 in Ireland, preceding her debut album Sticks + Stones, which peaked at number four in the UK Albums Chart and number seven in Ireland. She debuted her third single "Want U Back" on in May 2012 in the United States.

Fifth Harmony has quickly become one of the most-talked about acts in pop music. After debuting "Miss Movin' On" live on The Today Show, the program received more tweets about this concert than any other performance all summer. The music video has surpassed 11 million views mark on VEVO, while the song reached No. 34 on Top 40 Radio, and is continuing to gain steam. Cumulatively, they have 70 million total YouTube views, nearly half a million Facebook "likes", and over 750,000 Twitter followers.  Building on the monumental success of their debut single "Miss Movin' On", Fifth Harmony (5H) are now gearing up to release their first EP, Better Together [Epic Records/Syco Music] on October 22, 2013.  For more information on Fifth Harmony, visit www.fifthharmonyofficial.com.

In other news at Q, tickets for Cher's May 2 concert will go on sale at noon Oct. 11.

Cher will bring her 49-city “Dressed to Kill” 2014 tour to Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena on Friday, May 2 at 8 p.m. Tickets are priced at $105.50, $85.50, $45.50, $25.50 (additional fees may apply) and go on sale Friday, October 11th at 12:00 p.m. at theqarena.com, the Quicken Loans Arena box office, charge-by-phone at 888-894-9424 or at any Northern Discount Drug Mart.

Cher’s previous tour “The Farewell Tour” later dubbed “The Never Can Say Goodbye Tour” was one of the most successful tours ever by a solo artist and played for a record-breaking 325 dates and seen by over 5.5 million people.

American Express cardmembers can purchase their tickets to select cities before the general public, beginning today through Thursday.

For all online tickets purchased (presale and general public), ticketholders will receive a free copy of Cher’s new album “Closer To The Truth,” which was released Sept. 24 on Warner Bros Records.

Cher will be appearing as a mentor with Blake Shelton on NBC’s The Voice airing in October.

Meanwhile, tickets for Lady Antebellum's Take Me Downtown Tour 2013 Cleveland stop are now on sale.

The seven-time Grammy award-winning trio will perform Sunday, Nov. 17 at Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena. The group has invited Kip Moore and Kacey Musgraves to join the arena tour.

Tickets are available at www.theqarena.com, all Northern Ohio Discount Drug Marts, the Quicken Loans Arena Box Office and charge-by-phone at (888)-894-9424. VIP experiences will also be available at www.cidentertainment.com/ladyant....

Last year, Lady A hosted more than 1 million fans across the globe in 11 countries on their first headlining world tour, which earned them Billboard Touring’s “Breakthrough Award,” CMA’s “International Artists Achievement Award” and will accept the “Jim Reeves International Award” at this fall’s ACM Honors. The shows were inspirational and critics praised the band’s “youthful exuberance and unending energy.”

The harmony-based trio Lady Antebellum continues to reaffirm the very beginnings of Lady Antebellum by focusing on deft songwriting and fresh uses of their talents, which was at the heart of what drew them together in the first place. Since its 2006 inception, Lady A has won the “Vocal Group of the Year” honor from both the CMA and from the ACM’s three times in a row and sold over 11 million albums worldwide. The trio has taken seven trips to No. one on the country radio charts, earned five Platinum singles including their recent “Downtown” and has been awarded with seven GRAMMY awards including the all-genre “Record of the Year” and “Song of the Year.” And in September, the band was nominated for two 2013 CMA Awards--Vocal Group of the Year and Video of the Year. In the end, the mix of their road experiences, songwriting and creative partnership have allowed the magic to remain - because they have kept the focus on the music.

Platinum-selling artist Kip Moore’s Platinum-selling artist Kip Moore’s recent number one hit “Hey Pretty Girl” follows two consecutive number one songs off his debut album, Up All Night, which was the best selling debut album from any country artist released last year. His first number one single, “Somethin’ ‘Bout A Truck,” held the top spot on both charts for two weeks making him the first solo artist in four years to have a debut album’s first single go number one for multiple weeks. He has already sold out dozens of headlining shows this year, often in just minutes. Moore’s career reached another milestone as he just received his first CMA nomination for 2013 New Artist of the Year.

Nashville-based singer/songwriter, Kacey Musgraves released her debut album Same Trailer Different Park this past spring to massive critical acclaim and recognition.  The album debuted at No. one on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart making her the first solo female in five years to open at number one with a rookie release. She’s received ACM, CMT and Teen Choice Award nominations and her Top 10 single "Merry Go 'Round" was recently certified Gold. Musgraves struck career gold when she was just nominated for six 2013 Country Music Association Awards, including Album of the Year and Female Vocalist of the Year.

One concert that won't take place at the Q involves Drake.

Drake recently announced newly rescheduled North American tour dates for his "Would You Like a Tour?" North American Tour due to an intense rehearsal schedule and technical production requirements that will be part of the show.

Unfortunately, the Cleveland concert on Sunday, Oct. 13 has been canceled as a result of the rescheduled dates. Full refunds will be automatically delivered to the original ticket buyer who purchased their tickets with a credit card. Those who purchased with cash must come down to the Quicken Loans Arena box office before October 13, 2013 with their unused tickets to receive their full refund. All other refunds will be available at point of purchase.

The tour also features Grammy-Award-winning rising R&B star Miguel and special guests including rapper Future.

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