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Brown headlines STAPLES Center anniversary show

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 – Kane Brown will headline STAPLES Center's 20th anniversary concert at the downtown Los Angeles arena on Oct. 18.

The concert marks the first major milestone event in what will be a year-long celebration of the arena's history since opening the doors on Oct. 17, 1999.

"We are thrilled to have Kane Brown headline STAPLES Center as part of our 20th anniversary celebration," said Lee Zeidman, President, STAPLES Center, Microsoft Theater and L.A. LIVE. "It is pretty remarkable to think that Kane was just shy of turning six years old when we opened our doors in 1999, and now he will be a huge part of us ushering in the next generation of extraordinary talent to headline our arena."

"STAPLES Center is an incredibly diverse and iconic venue and it is an honor to headline and be a part of their 20th anniversary kick off celebration. From the Lakers, Clippers, Kings and Sparks, to all the artists that have graced the stage there, they bring the best in entertainment to Los Angeles, and I cannot wait to celebrate the last 20 years and kick-off the next 20," said Brown.

Tickets will go on-sale Friday, July 26 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific at AXS.com with tickets starting at $20.

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First look at the cover for Kane Brown's full-length debut album, and you may experience a "Homeboy" moment. The young man appears like the tattooed model for Eric Church's song of the same name. Although Brown is categorized as bro-country in some quarters, the actual music he makes is much better than you might expect. This is one case where you shouldn't judge the book by its cover. Although the album includes a lustful song like "Pull It Off," which is a »»»
Chapter 1 CD review - Chapter 1
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Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: The Lil Smokies provide the perfect antidote – On a night when the world to be falling further apart thanks to coronavirus (this would be the night the NBA postponed the season), there stood The Lil Smokies to at least in some small measure save the day. The quintet is part of a generation of musicians with bluegrass as the basis, but not totally the sum of the music either.... »»»
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