Bon Jovi to give fans a live cinema experience. Giving fans around the world a chance to experience one of the year’s most historic series of concerts, Omniverse Vision and AEG Network Live will present Bon Jovi-The Circle Tour, a special cinema event throughout Europe in November (dates vary by territory). In anticipation of the band’s soon-to-be-announced 2011 concert dates, and to celebrate the upcoming release of the Bon Jovi – Greatest Hits Collection, this special event captures the magic and energy of the band’s sold-out, four-night stand at New Meadowlands Stadium in New Jersey. Bon Jovi-The Circle Tour features footage shot during these epic nights, which drew 200,000 fans on the band’s home turf, and began with the stadium’s inaugural concert on May 26, 2010. Bon Jovi-The Circle Tour is exclusive to cinemas for one night only (dates vary by circuit), and features performances of songs from the band’s 2009 album, The Circle, as well as their career-spanning hits. The event will kick off with a sneak preview of Bon Jovi’s new music video, ‘What Do You Got.’ Ticket information for the Bon Jovi-The Circle Tour cinema events is now available at participating box offices and online. For a complete list of cinema locations, please visit www.cinerock.net (may be subject to change). Critics were unanimous in their praise of the New Meadowlands concerts, with the New York Times stating that Bon Jovi ‘lays claim to his home turf with exultant pride, and with exhortative anthems about hanging in and hanging on.’ The New York Post wrote that ‘…the forever-young singer and his band of Jersey pop giants christened the shiny new stadium with a rollicking extravaganza of light, sound and performance energy…’ while the Star-Ledger simply raved that ‘…it was spectacular.’ Bon Jovi ‘ The Circle Tour will appear in more than 200 cinemas from Italy to Iceland, and from South Africa to Slovakia ‘ full listings available at www.cinerock.net ’Bon Jovi has been rocking millions of fans in stadiums and arenas around the world for more than 25 years with hit after hit and fans won’t want to miss this opportunity to see them return home to Jersey for ‘The Circle Tour’ on the big screen,’ said Grant Calton, Omniverse Vision Director. ‘Bon Jovi always delivers an unforgettable concert and seeing them perform on their home turf at the New Meadowlands Stadium is a must-see for not only their die-hard fans, but fans of all ages.’ ‘The Circle Tour’ closed out the summer as the No. 1 North American tour according to Pollstar and Billboard. The tour followed in the wake of the band’s 11th studio album, The Circle, which debuted at No.1 in numerous countries. Globally, the GrammyÂ® Award-winning band has sold more than 120 million albums, and performed more than 2,600 concerts in over 50 countries for more than 34 million fans. For more information, visit www.BonJovi.com.
The numbers in Tuesday’s 12-state Mega Millions draw are 3, 12, 19, 22, 40 and the Mega number is 2. The estimated jackpot is $252 million. The drawing was the 14th since the last time a ticket with all six numbers was sold. A ticket sold in New York for the July 7 draw had all six numbers and was worth $133 million. The odds of matching all five numbers and the Mega number is 1 in 175,711,536, according to the Mega Millions Web site. Besides California, the Mega Millions game is played in Continue reading →
A musical trio of tousle-haired brunettes, the Jonas Brothers were called “Disney’s emo heartthrobs” by Rolling Stone magazine in 2008. The three handsome brothers are Kevin (b. 1987), Joe (b. 1989) and Nick (b. 1992). They were born in different states but raised in Wyckoff, New Jersey and home-schooled by their mother and their father, an Assembly of God minister. Nick took small roles on Broadway as a child, including a stint as Chip in the Disney musical Beauty and the Beast. He later recorded a solo album, Nicholas Jonas, which led Columbia Records to sign him and his two older brothers to a band contract in 2005. The Jonas Brothers toured that summer with Jesse McCartney and released the album It’s About Time in 2006, establishing their friendly peachfuzz-guitar sound. (Nick sings lead, Kevin and Joe play guitar, and all three dabble in other instruments.) Still, the band didn’t really take off until they signed with Disney’s Hollywood Records in 2007. Helped along by Disney clout and exposure, their 2007 album Jonas Brothers went platinum while they toured with another Disney star, Miley Cyrus. Their Disney Channel movie Camp Rock (co-starring Demi Lovato) was released in 2008. They released another album, Lines, Vines and Trying Times, in 2009. Extra credit: Kevin Jonas became engaged to his girlfriend of two years, Danielle Deleasa, in July of 2009… Nick was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in November of 2005… Kevin’s name is Paul Kevin Jonas II, but he is called Kevin… A fourth Jonas brother, Frankie, was born in 2000 and is not in the band; fans call him the Bonus Jonas… The brothers don’t publicize their birthdates. Nicholas Jonas was born 6 September 1992, according to the online Boy Choir and Soloist Directory. According to TV.com, Kevin Jonas was born on 5 November 1987, and Joe Jonas was born on 15 August 1989.
Kevin Jonas surprised his girlfriend Danielle Deleasa by showing up at her doorstep in New Jersey early Wednesday morning and dropping down to his knee to ask her to marry him. Presented with a cushion-cut diamond ring that Jonas designed with Jacob & Co., Deleasa couldn’t believe what was happening. Then, “She said yes, yes, yes like 500 times super fast in a row,” Jonas, 21, and Deleasa, 22, who met in May of 2007 while vacationing with their families in the Bahamas, haven’t set a wedding date yet. Overnight Flight
When Deleasa, a former hairdresser, first met Jonas two years ago, she admits, “I didn’t know who the Jonas Brothers were.” It was Kevin who eagerly pursued her after meeting her and then spotting her walking on the beach with a flower in her hair. Jonas popped the question after arriving in New Jersey on an overnight flight from a concert in Vancouver. “It was tough performing last night, knowing that I was going to ask the biggest question in my life to the most amazing girl in the world,” he says. And while the news is bound to break a lot of young girls’ hearts, the Jonas family couldn’t be happier. “Our hearts are filled with joy today and we are happy to share with you that our son Kevin has asked Danielle for her hand in marriage,” parents Denise and Kevin Jonas Sr. say in a statement. “Her answer was yes, and it is such a blessing that she will be joining our family. Kevin and Danielle have not yet set a date. Family is very dear to us, and we hope we have raised Kevin to be a wonderful man and husband. Please join us in our family’s celebration and in congratulating Kevin and Danielle. Thank you for all of your support.” And younger brothers Joe and Nick said on their Twitter page: “Congrats big brother…..Dani welcome to the family, we can’t wait to have you join us on the road!”
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MGMT to open for Paul McCartney in Boston. Duo will support at two Fenway Park shows. MGMT are set to open for Paul McCartney at his recently-announced shows at Fenway Park in Boston, MA. The dates are among a handful from the duo this summer, including a show at Brooklyn’s Prospect Park this Wednesday (July 1). They are also on the bill alongside Coldplay and Arctic Monkeys at All Points West in New Jersey, which runs from July 31 to August 2.
McCartney has announced a string of massive shows to take place in North America this summer, including three at New York’s Citi Field.
The dates are:
Halifax, Nova Scotia Halifax Commons (July 11)
New York, NY Citi Field (17, 18, 21)
Landover, MD FedExField (August 1)
Boston, MA Fenway Park (5, 6)
Atlanta, GA Piedmont Park (15)