In 2015, the song “Classic Man” by rapper/singer Jidenna gave him the nod for a Grammy Award. Now, the artist that has sharp eye for fashion announces his Louisville show. His new album “The Chief” was released in February. Fans will get to hear his new songs on Tuesday, August 8th. Roman Gianathur will open for Jidenna at the Mercury Ballroom show.
Tickets are on sale for the artist who’s on the cutting edge of contemporary culture. They are $29.00. The show is scheduled for 8:00 pm. Don’t forget this is a general admission standing room only venue that holds approximately 900 people.
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Someone mentioned to me yesterday that Louisville native Bryson Tiller will have two show in Louisville as part of his “Set It Off” tour. I looked at that schedule multiple times and just didn’t see it.
Then in the last hour the Grammy-nominated artist announced three popup shows and there it was “LOUISVILLE”.
Tiller will start the popups tomorrow, June 1st with The Roxy in Los Angeles, CA. The second on will be June 3rd in New York at the Bowery Ballroom and then his last popup will be in his hometown of Louisville, KY. He will be at the Mercury Ballroom on Wednesday, June 7th.
The Mercury Ballroom is an intimate venue where the patrons stand. It holds around 900 people.
The show is scheduled for 9:00 p.m. This is what the Mercury Ballroom is saying about the concert:
General Admission Only
TICKETS CANNOT BE PICKED UP UNTIL JUNE 7th AT 7PM AT THE MERCURY BALLROOM BOX OFFICE. A valid picture ID matching the name on the tickets must be presented to receive the tickets. Doors open one hour prior to the event. The Mercury Ballroom is an all-ages, standing room only venue, all tickets are General Admission unless otherwise stated.
There is an overall 2 ticket limit for this event.
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A few weeks ago, I told friends that I had found my new cd to hit repeat on. Now, I’ve learned that the artist will be in Louisville. R&B and soul artist Leela James will be at the Mercury Ballroom on Wednesday, June 14th at 8:00p.
James’ new cd entitled “Did It For Love” is filled with soulful anthems and stories of love from “Don’t want You Back” “All Over Again” “Hard For Me” to “Take Me”. It’s a cd full of soulful ballads.
Daley will open for James. He currently has the single “Until the Pain is Gone” featuring Jill Scott.
Tickets for Leela James go on sale Friday, May 19th at 12:00p.
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A MEMBER OF THE MOST DANGEROUS SYNDICATED MORNING SHOW TRAVELS TO LOUISVILLE TO CELEBRATE THE LAUNCH OF THE CITY’S LAST RADIO STATION
(Louisville, KY) Big Don MJ Entertainment and 93.1 The Beat welcomes one of the top morning show hosts in the radio industry. DJ Envy of The Breakfast Club will be a part of the MidSummer Night Affair on Saturday, August 6th at the Mercury Ballroom in Louisville, KY starting at 10:00 p.m.
DJ Envy will be spinning live throughout the evening to celebrate the new Hip Hop and R&B station and The Breakfast Club’s poplar morning show slot in Louisville featuring Angela Yee, Charlamagne Tha God and Envy.
iHeart Media started the station in May of this year and DJ Envy’s morning station started their broadcast in the area on June 13th.
Guests must be 21 & older to attend this event. Door open at 10pm. Regular general admission tickets start at $23 which give you VIP access to the second floor. There’s a limited amount of early bird tickets and they are $13. Prices are subject to change without notice. Dress code will be strictly enforced.
For additional information contact MJ Entertainment at 502.409.0531.
Due to a travel delay, two members of the group were unable to make it to Louisville tonight.
The show will now take place on Saturday, March 26th. Hold onto your tickets they will be honored at next week’s show. If you are unable to make it on the 26th, refunds are available at point of purchase.
In a statement sent to me says “Both Bone Thugs-N-Harmony & The Mercury Ballroom apologize for any inconvenience this has caused. We sincerely hope everyone can make it make back next Saturday. Thank you.”
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He earned the name Tech N9ne for his rapid fire rap lyrics at a young age. Now, fans in Louisville and surrounding cities will see him for the first time in the Mercury Ballroom on Saturday, April 9th. The Independent Powerhouse Tour will also bring Krizz Kaliko, Rittz, Mayday!, Stevie Stone and Ces Cru to Louisville.
Tech N9ne has worked with Kendrick Lamar, B.O.B, T-Pain, Cee Lo Green and Wiz Khalifa.
If you purchase the tickets in advance you can purchase the for $28. Doors open at 7 p.m. and showtime is at 8 p.m.
On Friday, January 15th , the Mercury Ballroom will take you back in time where hip hop and rap was in the infant stages and aspiring artists in the genre were trying to make a name for themselves. Fast forward to 2016 and these artists are considered legends like the one who will return to Louisville. Biz Markie will be apart of the 80s vs. 90s Mashup Bash.
Tickets are only $15 to see this infamous dj and legend in the hip hop game. Biz Markie has performed on the turntables for exclusive events such as Super Bowl, ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Show, Grammy after parties of our course the some of the biggest Kentucky Derby events.
This will also be The411 with Sherlene Shanklin thank you for your support event. I’m going to send at least 100 people to this event. All you have to do is like my public figure page to be eligible and then look for the announcements. I’ve even attached the link for you below.
She’s no stranger to Louisville and her fans adore her because she brings it every time she hits the stage. R & B artist Monica will return to Louisville to perform some new music from her seventh studio album titled Code Red. She will be at the Mercury Ballroom on Monday, November 23rd.
Her new cd will feature tracks from Missy Elliot, Lil’ Wayne and Akon. Tickets are $32.50 in advance. Showtime is 8:00 p.m. Tickets subject to price increases day of show. Tickets may be purchased at www.mercuryballroom.com or at The Louisville Palace Box Office.
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The founding band member of the Caroline Chocolate Drops spreads her wings and flies solo to launch a tour. Grammy winning artist of blues and folk Rhiannon Giddens will perform in the Mercury Ballroom on September 17th. Giddens will also feature members of the Louisville Orchestra during her show.
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I’ve been hearing for weeks that R&B artist Lyfe Jennings would perform in Louisville. I received the date of Thursday, September 24th but the venue was unknown, Now, I have that information. Jennings will perform at the Mercury Ballroom on 4th Street in downtown Louisville. The tow level, 16,000 sq. ft. venue seats 200. Tickets are $27.50 and the show begins at 8:30 pm.
Fans of the Toledo, Ohio native will get to hear some of his hits like “Must Be Nice”, “Statistics”, and “Never Never Land”.
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The VIPP Report: It’s all about the “Atomic Dog” on Thursday, May 7th at the Mercury Ballroom in Louisville, KY. Rock and Roll Hall of Famers and the innovators of what we know as the Pfunk will be in concert.
George Clinton and Parliament –Funkadelic will blend elements of Jazz, Rock, Pop, Classical and Gospel to give that unique sound loved and admired by their fans.
Even though they made their mark in the 1970’s and 80’s, they still have fans who know their music as soon as the musical interlude begins.
Tickets are $32.50 in advance. Doors open at 7 p.m. and one hour later the show will begin. For additional information go to www.mercuryballroom.com.