For The Daily Item
STATE COLLEGE —
Five-time Grammy-award winner Lady Gaga is headed for the Bryce Jordan Center March 2 as part of the North American leg of her “The Born This Way Ball World Tour.” Also appearing are ZEDD and Lady Starlight.
Tickets for the Bryce Jordan Center show go on sale Nov. 30 at 10 a.m. at the Bryce Jordan Center, Eisenhower Auditorium, Penn State Downtown Theatre, Altoona Campus ticket outlet, online at www.bjc.psu.edu or ticketmaster.com, or by calling (814) 865-5555 or (800) 359-5175.
The time of the concert will be announced at a later date.
Fans will have first access to ticket pre-sales via LittleMonsters.com on Monday, Nov. 26. To receive an access code for this exclusive pre-sale, sign up for free at LittleMonsters.com and RSVP to the concert that you wish to attend.
Following sold-out shows throughout Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Asia, “The Born This Way Ball” will continue in 2013 visiting 25 cities in North America including performances in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington, D.C. and Toronto.
“The Born This Way Ball” is Gaga’s first tour since the release of “Born This Way,” which has sold nearly 6 million copies worldwide since its release in May 2011. The album is the follow-up to back-to-back Grammy award-winning albums 2009’s “The Fame Monster” and 2008’s “The Fame.” Combined, “The Fame” and “The Fame Monster” have sold 15 million albums worldwide, while Lady Gaga’s hit singles have combined sales of over 90 million worldwide.
Pollstar’s 2012 mid-year report ranks “The Born This Way Ball” as the top grossing tour by any female artist worldwide this year. About the show, the Hong Kong Daily News wrote “Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Ball is effortlessly brilliant in both the visual and musical sense,” while Seoul Daily said that with her “splendid and unprecedented stage, she is the absolute queen of pop!” The UK’s Daily Telegraph called the Ball “quite spectacular,” while affirming that “Lady Gaga occupies pole position as the 21st century’s ultimate pop star.”
Gaga was named Forbes’ Most Powerful Woman in the World 2011 and was included in Time‘s annual “The 2010 Time 100″ list of the most influential people in the world. She has also recently launched her own social network just for fans, LittleMonsters.com.