Pharrell to Join Bruno Mars on “Moonshine Jungle World Tour”
Renowned singer/songwriter/producer/musician Bruno Mars has announced the eagerly anticipated additional leg of his blockbuster “Moonshine Jungle World Tour.” Following two back-to-back nights in Mars’ hometown of Honolulu, Hawaii, April 18th and 19th, the acclaimed trek will hit arenas and amphitheaters across North America throughout summer 2014, with dates getting underway May 27th at Fresno’s Save Mart Center (see attached itinerary). The GRAMMY®-winning global superstar will be joined by special guest Pharrell Williams in New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. In addition, Aloe Blacc will join the bill as supporting act on multiple dates. Tickets for all announced dates will go on sale on Monday, February 3rd – for complete details and ticket information.
Mars will headline the upcoming Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, slated for Sunday, February 2nd, 2014. In addition, he and his eight-piece band, The Hooligans, are set to continue their extended engagement at The Chelsea, the newest performance space at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, with upcoming shows booked for February 15th & 16th, May 23rd & 24th, and August 22nd & 23rd. Complete details, including ticket information and VIP packages.
Recently named Billboard magazine’s “2013 Artist of the Year,” Mars is also among the top nominees for the upcoming 56th Annual GRAMMY® Awards, with “Locked Out Of Heaven,” the #1 smash single from his blockbuster second album, “UNORTHODOX JUKEBOX,” receiving nods as “Record Of The Year” and “Song Of The Year.” What’s more, the chart-topping “When I Was Your Man” was named in the “Best Pop Solo Performance” category while “UNORTHODOX JUKEBOX” was included among the “Best Pop Vocal Album” nominees.
With 130 million singles sold worldwide, the 18-time GRAMMY® Award nominee and winner has made music history more than once, including such milestones as scoring his first five Billboard “Hot 100” chart-toppers faster than any male solo artist since Elvis Presley. In addition to his two acclaimed multi-platinum albums – 2010’s “DOO-WOPS & HOOLIGANS” and 2012’s “UNORTHODOX JUKEBOX,” of which share a combined certification total of 60x platinum worldwide – Mars has logged an extraordinary catalog spanning 22 “Hot 100” hits, marking his numerous gifts as singer, songwriter, musician, and producer. A charismatic and irresistible live performer, he recently concluded the epic 2013 leg of the “Moonshine Jungle World Tour,” having performed sold-out shows in over 90 cities around the globe.