Aug 16, 2022
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND, G2 PRESENTS THE MILLENNIUM TOUR: TURNED UP!
24-CITY TOUR WITH HEADLINERS BOW WOW, MARIO, & KERRI HILSON
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2022 AT 8PM
THE LIACOURAS CENTER
PHILADELPHIA (August 12, 2022)–Said to be "a revue-style, all-killer-no-filler procession of R&B and hip-hop acts that came to prominence around the turn of the millennium," by Keith Spera of the New Orleans Times-Picayune,G2 presents the Millennium Tour: Turned Up!, presented by G-Squared Events and The Black Promoters Collective (BPC)is back with headliner Mario, who proved he is still one to watch with this year's Verzuz, BowWow, a mainstay and crowd favorite,and R&B starlet Kerri Hilsonperforming in24cities, starting on Friday, October 7, 2022, in Hampton, VA, and ending on Sunday, November 27 in Oakland, CA.
The highly coveted brand must-see tour dates will include performances by Lloyd, Pleasure P, Bobby V, Sammie, Ying Yang Twins, Dem FranchizeBoyz, Crime Mob, Travis Porter, Lil Scrappy, Trillville, Chingy, and the reunion of Day 26. Before offering to the general public, The Millennium Tour tickets go on pre-sale with The American Express® Card Members beginning Tuesday, August 16 at 10 am local time through Thursday, August 18 at 10 pm local time.G-Squared&BPC's presale starts on Thursday, August 18, from 10 am to 10 pm local time. Tickets will be available to the general public on Friday, August 19 at 10 am local and range from $59.50 to $169.50 and may vary by city.
"It is a pleasure to continue the legacy of The Millennium Tour with superstars Bow WowandMario. Both artists exemplify the greatness of music coming out of that era and will put on a show that excites as they have proven to deliver every single time," statesG2 Founder and BPC Co-Founder and CEO Gary Guidry.
About Bow Wow: Multi-platinum and award-winning recording artist Bow Wow started his career at 13-years of age and instantly became a heartthrob and superstar. His debut single, “Bounce With Me” was released in the summer of 2000 and appeared on the soundtrack to the Martin Lawrence film Big Momma’s House. He went on to become a huge star in Hollywood with appearances that include Johnson Family Vacation, Roll Bounce, the highly successful The Fast and The Furious franchise, and more.
About Mario: Multi-platinum recordingR&B star Mario first gained national attention as the teen singing sensation behind hits such as “Just A Friend 2002” and “Let Me Love You.” Signing to music legend Clive Davis’ J Records, his eponymous debut studio album rolled out with “Just A Friend 2002,” a take on BizMarkie’s 1989 Top 10 Pop single which was a Top5R&B/Pop Hit and took his debut to the top of the charts. He went on to release back-to-back gold and platinum projects rounding out his career.
About Keri Hilson: Singer, songwriter, and actress Keri Hilson is a platinum-selling recording artist whose debut studio album, In a Perfect World..., debuted at number four on the USBillboard200chart. The album spawned the hit singles "Knock You Down" (featuring Kanye West and Ne-Yo), "TurninMe On"(featuring Lil Wayne), and "I Like". It also earned Hilson two Grammy Award nominations for Best New ArtistandBest Rap/Sung Collaboration for"Knock You Down". Hilson has also contributed to various charities and pursued a career in acting, and she continues to record and perform music. She has contributed in the fight against HIV and AIDS, helped various relief efforts for natural disasters, and become involved with several educational organizations. In 2012, Hilson made her acting debut in the romantic comedy film Think Like a Man. Her achievements include a BET Award, MOBOAward, NAACP Image Award, and two Soul Train Music Awards
About G-Squared Events: Based in Houston, Texas, G-Squared Events produces high-quality live entertainment experiences with some of the world’s biggest performers including Charlie Wilson, Tyrese, Steve Harvey, Keith Sweat, and Brian McKnight. For over 20 years, G-Squared Events has leveraged data-driven insights with our event production expertise to deliver world-class events while earning enduring loyalty from our patrons, artists, and venue partners. G-SquaredEvents is listed on the 2018 Pollstar’s Midyear Worldwide Ticket Sales Top 100 Promoters. To learn more, visit www.GSquaredEvents.com
About The Black Promoters Collective: The Black Promoters Collective (BPC) is a coalition of six of the nation's top independent concert promotion and event production companies. Officially launching in 2022 with their first two live entertainment offerings, the headlining tours for R&B legends New Edition and Maxwell, both landed in the Top10 of the Pollstar "Live 75" chart. As a 100% Black-owned business, its mission is to be the world's leading producer and provider of culturally relevant live entertainment experiences.