Monday brought a refreshing wave of concert announcements, with the Hampton Jazz Festival unveiling its lineup and the nTelos Wireless Pavilion in Portsmouth offering word of two significant shows.
The Kings of the Mic Tour, featuring hip-hop legends LL Cool J, Ice Cube, Public Enemy and De La Soul, will play the amphitheater June 15. Tickets will be priced $25-$59.75 through the amphitheater's box office and Ticketmaster. A Ticketmaster pre-sale starts Thursday April 4 at 10 a.m. Use this password: KINGS. Tickets go on sale to the general public 10 a.m. Friday, April 5.
Secondly, the hit-making R&B band Earth Wind & Fire will perform at nTelos Friday June 7. Tickets will be priced $30-$90, also through Ticketmaster. The pre-sale for that show starts 10 a.m. Thursday, March 21. Use password:SHININGSTAR. The regular onsale is 10 a.m. Friday, March 22.
Jason Fox, director of corporate sales with the amphitheater, said another nTelos announcement will be coming later this week.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun