Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Season 4 Tour Press Release

The So You Think You Can Dance season 4 tour press release, including dates, after the jump...

AMERICA'S FAVORITE DANCERS COMING THIS FALL TO A CITY NEAR YOU 19 Entertainment, Dick Clark productions and AEG Announce on Sale Ticket Date of August 2nd for Dance Tour Kicking Off in Tacoma, WA on September 20

LOS ANGELES, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Fans of America's #1 sizzling summer show, "So You Think You Can Dance," can see their favorite stars perform live on stage in this fall's highly anticipated tour which kicks off September 20 in Tacoma, WA. The show will feature hit routines from the TV show as well as original pieces created just for the tour. 19 Entertainment chief executive and series creator Simon Fuller, co-creator Nigel Lythgoe, dick clark productions and AEG announce most tickets for this hot tour go on-sale Saturday August 2nd, 2008 (see below for details).

The tour will waltz, tango and krump it's way across North America offering audiences the opportunity to see their favorite dancers command the stages of arenas (below list of tour cities and dates subject to change). Finalists participating include Chelsie H, Comfort, Courtney G, Katee, Kherington, Gev, Joshua, Mark, Twitch and Will. Jessica, who recently left the show due to an unfortunate injury, may return to the stage when the dancers embark on the nationwide tour.

Snuggle, who is a season long sponsor of the television show, also joins the tour as a presenting sponsor.

Date City VenueOn Sale Date
September 20 Tacoma, WATacoma Dome August 2
September 21 Portland, OR Rose Garden August 2
September 23 West Valley City, UT "E" Center August 2
September 25 San Jose, CA HP Pavilion August 2
September 27 Anaheim, CA Honda Center August 4
September 28 San Diego, CA Sports Arena August 2
September 30 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena August 2
October 1 Los Angeles, CA Nokia TheatreAugust 4
October 2 Sacramento, CAARCO Arena August 2
October 4 Reno, NV Reno Events Center August 2
October 5 Fresno, CASaveMart Center August 2
October 7 Glendale, AZ Arena August 2
October 10 Grand Prairie, TX Nokia TheatreAugust 2
October 11 Houston, TX Reliant ArenaAugust 2
October 12 Austin, TXFrank Erwin Center August 2
October 14 Tulsa, OK BOK Center August 2
October 15 Kansas City, MO Sprint CenterAugust 2
October 17 Chicago, IL United CenterAugust 2
October 18 Green Bay, WI Resch Center August 2
October 19 St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center August 2
October 21 Milwaukee, WI Bradley Center August 2
October 22 Columbus, OH Schottenstein Center August 2
October 24 Highland Heights, KY Bank of KY Ctr August 2
October 25 Detroit, MI Joe Louis Arena August 2
October 26 Toronto, ON Air Canada CentreAugust 1
October 28 Trenton, NJ Sovereign Bank Arena August 2
October 29 Boston, MAAgganis ArenaAugust 2
November 1 Mashantucket, CT MGM Grand TheaterAugust 2
November 2 Manchester, NHVerizon Wireless Center August 2
November 3 Providence, RIDunkin' Donuts CenterAugust 2
November 5 Long Island, NY Nassau Coliseum August 2
November 6 Newark, NJPrudential CenterAugust 2
November 8 Pittsburgh, PAPetersen Events Center August 2
November 9 Norfolk, VA Constant Convocation Center August 2
November 10Baltimore, MD 1st Mariner ArenaAugust 2
November 12Charlotte, NC Time Warner Cable Arena August 2
November 13Duluth, GAArena at GwinnettAugust 2
November 14Pensacola, FL Pensacola Civic Center August 2
November 16Miami, FL American Airlines Arena August 2
November 17Tampa, FL St. Pete Times Forum August 2

Most tickets are available at Ticketmaster locations, online at AEG or Tickets subject to applicable service charges. Event time and date subject to change. Log on to for full list of dates and links.

About 19 Entertainment

The 19 Group of Companies was founded by Simon Fuller in 1985 and has achieved over 40 No. 1 singles and 15 No. 1 albums. Fuller also has an impressive tally of over 60 Top-40 albums and 170 Top-40 singles in the U.K. alone. Fuller created and managed the Spice Girls, who became a global phenomenon under his guidance, selling over 38 million albums. In 1998, Fuller's 19 launched S Club 7, which has sold 10 million CDs worldwide, while its three television series have consistently topped children's viewing figures, reaching 104 countries. In 2001, Simon Fuller's 19TV created and
produced the television phenomenon "Pop Idol" and in 2002, AMERICAN IDOL. "Pop Idol" launched the singing careers of Will Young and Gareth Gates in the U.K., while AMERICAN IDOL did the same for Carrie Underwood, Fantasia Barrino, Kelly Clarkson, Taylor Hicks, Jordin Sparks and Ruben Studdard in the United States. 19 Entertainment produces the FOX summer hit SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE along with Dick Clark Productions, Inc.

About Dick Clark Productions, Inc.

Founded in 1957, Dick Clark Productions, Inc. (DCP) is a leading independent producer of television programming. DCP produces perennial hits such as the American Music Awards, the Golden Globe Awards, Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve and the Academy of Country Music Awards. DCP also produces popular weekly television programming, including SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, and owns and maintains one of the world's most unique and extensive entertainment libraries, which includes more than 30 years of American Bandstand among other things. For additional information, please visit

Emmy-winning SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE was created by Simon Fuller and Nigel Lythgoe and comes from 19 Entertainment Ltd. and Dick Clark Productions, Inc. It is executive-produced by Simon Fuller, Nigel Lythgoe and Barry Adelman.

About AEG Live

AEG Live, the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles-based AEG, is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performance, touring for a variety of programming and multi-media production. AEG Live, the nation's second largest concert promotion and touring company is comprised of special event, broadcast and exhibition divisions, eleven regional offices and numerous state of the art venues nationwide. The company's national promotion arm is currently producing tours and productions including Celine Dion A New Day ... now appearing at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas and "Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs," an international tour of the artifacts of King Tut. Recent and upcoming promoted concert tours have included artists such as Justin Timberlake, Bon Jovi, Prince, Christina Aguilera, Kenny Chesney, So You Think You Can Dance, Paul McCartney, High
School Musical, American Idols Live and Dancing with the Stars. Goldenvoice, the company's Southern California-based regional promotion division created and operates the award winning annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival as well as Stagecoach: California's Country Music Festival. The company operates NOKIA Theatre at Grand Prairie in Texas, NOKIA Theatre Times Square, and the soon to be opened NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE.

About Snuggle

Snuggle(R), a Unilever laundry brand, is one of the most popular laundry brands in the country. All Snuggle scented products, Blue Sparkle, Green Burst, Orange Rush, Wild Orchid & Vanilla Kiss, Melon & Lotusflower Lift, White Lavender & Sandalwood Twist, Peach Blossom & Sunshine Swirl, are available in dryer sheets and liquids. For more information, please visit

About Unilever

Unilever's mission is to add vitality to life. We meet everyday needs for nutrition, hygiene and personal care with brands that help people feel good, look good and get more out of life. Each day, around the world, consumers make 160 million decisions to purchase Unilever products.

In the United States, the portfolio includes major brand icons such as: Axe, "all," Ben & Jerry's, Bertolli, Breyers, Caress, Country Crock, Degree, Dove personal care products, Hellmann's, Klondike, Knorr, Lipton, Popsicle, Promise, Q-Tips, Skippy, Slim-Fast, Snuggle, Suave, Sunsilk and Vaseline. All of the preceding brand names are registered trademarks of the Unilever Group of Companies. Dedicated to serving consumers and the communities where we live, work and play, Unilever employs more than 14,000 people in both the United States and Puerto Rico -- generating nearly $11 billion in sales in 2007. For more information, visit

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