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Bush, Drake added to WNY concert lineup

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Tue, Apr 26th 2016 04:40 pm

Just announced: 103.3 "The Edge" presents Bush with special guests Tuesday, Aug. 2, at The Rapids Theatre in Niagara Falls. Doors for the 7 p.m., 18-and-older show are at 6 p.m. Tickets are $34.50 advance or $40 day of show, with a $200 meet-and-greet VIP and $250 side stage VIP. Tickets go on sale at noon Friday, April 29.

Over the course of a remarkable career, top '90s alternative rock group Bush has sold close to 20 million records in the U.S. and Canada alone. Bush has compiled an amazing string of 18 consecutive top 40 hit singles on the modern rock and mainstream rock charts, including 11 that hit the top five and six of which shot to No. 1: "Comedown," "Glycerine," "Machinehead," "Swallowed," "The Chemicals Between Us" and "The Sound of Winter."

Led by vocalist/guitarist/songwriter Gavin Rossdale, Bush's most recent release was 2014's "Man On The Run," recorded with Grammy-winning producer Nick Raskulinecz (Foo Fighters, Mastodon, Deftones). That followed "comeback album" "The Sea of Memories," their first release in 10 years. Hailed by Rolling Stone as a three-star "vital viva-la-grunge manifesto," the album saw Bush return to the top of the charts in grand style, as lead single "The Sound of Winter" made rock radio history by becoming the first self-released song ever to hit No. 1 at alternative rock radio (where it stayed for six consecutive weeks). Bush is currently in pre-production for a new studio album.

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Grammy Award-winning and multiplatinum-selling artist Drake will launch the Drake Summer Sixteen Tour with Future and Special Guests in support of his brand new album, "View." The North American tour, promoted exclusively by Live Nation, will come to First Niagara Center Friday, Aug. 12.

Drake's newest album, "View," is currently set for release on April 29. The album's multiplatinum-certified lead single, "Hotline Bling," became a massive hit, reaching No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and No. 1 on the Billboard hot R&B/hip-hop songs and rhythmic charts. Three of the album's subsequent singles, "Summer Sixteen," "Pop Style" and "One Dance," are all currently in the top 20 on the Billboard charts with "One Dance" and "Pop Style" sitting at the No. 1 and No. 3 spot respectively on the Billboard R&B/hip-hop digital songs chart this week. 

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, April 29, and are priced at $149.50, $99.50, $69.50 and $49.50 (includes $3.50 facility fee). They can be purchased at the First Niagara Center box office, online at www.tickets.com, or by calling 1-888-223-6000. A random handbill policy will be in effect. A limited number of handbills are available now. All tickets are subject to applicable service charges and fees. No service charge applies at the First Niagara Center box office.

Dates and times are subject to change without notice.

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