Usher At Consol Energy Center May 11

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usher Usher At Consol Energy Center May 11

USHER’S “OMG TOUR” ARRIVES AT PITTSBURGH’S CONSOL ENERGY CENTER
ON MAY 11, 2011 WITH SPECIAL GUEST AKON

By overwhelming popular demand, multi-platinum recording artist [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Usher[/lastfm] has just added a second North American leg to his acclaimed “OMG Tour,” which arrives at Pittsburgh’s CONSOL Energy Center on Wednesday, May 11th.  Presented by AEG Live’s Concerts West and Atlanta Worldwide Touring, the concert will feature Usher’s signature brand of hit-filled R&B-infused pop as well as special guest superstar [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Akon[/lastfm].

Tickets will go on sale Thursday, February 17th at 10:00AM.  Fans can purchase tickets at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Box Office at CONSOL Energy Center, all Ticketmaster locations, through Ticketmaster charge-by-phone at 1-800-745-3000, Ticketmaster Express at 866-448-7849 (automated only self service line) or online at Ticketmaster.com.  Tickets are subject to applicable service charges and event time and date are subject to change.  Log on to Usherworld.com for the most up to date concert and ticket on-sale information.

Last Sunday Usher wowed audiences when he “dropped in” for a surprise Super Bowl halftime performance alongside The Black Eyed Peas, and his recent “OMG Tour” performances have received rave reviews from fans and critics alike.  Daily Variety stated that “he is a consummate professional, showing full mastery of both voice and body.” Detroit News described the singer as “a born entertainer whose effortless moves on the stage never ceased to amaze,” while the Chicago Tribune raved that “turning the arena into his own house of Usher, the singer celebrated his R&B dominance of the last 15 years.”  Newark’s The Star-Ledger commented that “Usher, who seems to have spent most of his life at the top of the Billboard charts, danced straight through an explosive headline show,” and the Washington Post reported that “he glided across the stage gracefully for nearly two hours of choreographed dance routines.  He elicited constant shrieks and squeals from fans who packed every seat in the arena.”

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