HIP HOP LEGENDS WARREN G., RED MAN, METHOD MAN, AND DOUG E. FRESH JOIN THE ROOTS AT THE BET EXPERIENCE AT L.A. LIVE SATURDAY, JUNE 28, 2014 AT CLUB NOKIAby laliveinsider on Thu., May 22 at 11:18 AM
TICKET PRICES START AT $59.50
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NEW YORK, NY (MAY 22, 2014) – On Saturday, June 28, 2014, The Roots Present Hip Hop will come to Club Nokia with the biggest late night concert at the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE presented by Coca-Cola®. In this once-in-a-lifetime show, The Roots will be joined on stage during their set by legendary special guests Warren G., Redman, Method Man, and Doug E. Fresh who will be performing their biggest hits with live instrumentation. Ticket prices begin at $59.50 and are available for purchase at BET.com/BETX and AXS.com. The BET Experience at L.A. LIVE presented by Coca-ColaÒ will take place in Los Angeles, CA, June 27 – 29, 2014. Fans and visitors will also have an opportunity to meet and interact with their favorite celebrities at the BET Experience Fan Fest kicking off Saturday, June 28, 2014. Don’t miss out on one of the hottest weekends to hit Los Angeles.
The BET Experience Fan Fest is free to the public with no registration required and is an exciting, interactive expo that invites guests to engage with their favorite BET shows, talent and brands through exhibits, demonstrations and giveaways. The Fan Fest will feature celebrity meet and greets at the BET and Centric Pavilions, the Music Matters stage, a celebrity basketball game, Genius Talks, a food expo, a film festival, beauty makeovers, the wildly popular “106 & PARK LIVE” hosted by Bow Wow and Keshia Chanté, and much, much more.
The “BET Awards” will take place along with the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE presented by Coca-ColaÒ. BET.com/Awards is the official site for the “BET Awards” 2014 and will have all the latest news and updates about this year's show. The “BET Awards” 2014 will premiere around the world on BET’s international network on July 1st, 2014 at 8:00pm GMT (check local listings).
A limited number of VIP Packages are available to have exclusive access to the best seats and roll like a true VIP throughout the weekend. The Gold and Diamond VIP Packages offers the only way to purchase a BET Awards ticket, great seats to 3-nights of concerts at STAPLES Center, and exclusive access to events at the free Fan Fest. For more information and to purchase tickets, go to BET.com/BETX. Follow the Experience on Twitter @betexperience. For information about ticket sales, VIP Packages, accommodations and the latest news about the BET Experience, visit http://www.BET.com/BETX.
The BET Experience at L.A. LIVE presented by Coca-Cola Ò is offer special rates to visitors at more than 20 hotels in the downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood and Beverly Hills areas.
ABOUT BET NETWORKS
BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B), is the nation’s leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African-American audience. The primary BET channel reaches more than 90 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom and sub-Saharan Africa. BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions: BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news; CENTRIC, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the 25- to 54-year-old African-American audience; BET Digital Networks - BET Gospel and BET Hip Hop, attractive alternatives for cutting-edge entertainment tastes; BET Home Entertainment, a collection of BET-branded offerings for the home environment including DVDs and video-on-demand; BET Event Productions, a full-scale event management and production company with festivals and live events spanning the globe; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET in the United Kingdom and oversees the extension of BET network programming for global distribution.
BET EXPERIENCE AT L.A. LIVE
BET Networks, an entertainment powerhouse, and AEG, one of the leading entertainment companies in the world and developer/ operator of L.A. LIVE have teamed up once again to create the BET EXPERIENCE AT L.A. LIVE (BETX), June 27 - 29, 2014. This three-day festival will be filled with music and comedy concerts taking place at Club Nokia and STAPLES Center; “106 & PARK” tapings in Nokia Plaza L.A. LIVE, BET Fan Fest at the Los Angeles Convention Center, seminars, celebrity basketball games and various celebrity meet & greets, GRAMMY® Museum exhibits and other special appearances. With the weekend being capped off with the “BET Awards” on Sunday, June 29, 2014 at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE.
ABOUT “BET AWARDS”
The BET AWARDS is one of the most watched award shows on cable television according to the Nielsen Company. The BET AWARDS franchise remains as the #1 program in cable TV history among African-Americans, and it is BET's #1 telecast every year. It recognizes the triumphs and successes of artists, entertainers, and athletes in a variety of categories.
AEG is one of the leading sports and entertainment presenters in the world. AEG, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Anschutz Company, owns or is affiliated with a collection of companies including more than 100 of the world’s preeminent facilities such as STAPLES Center (Los Angeles), StubHub Center (Carson, CA), Best Buy Theater (Times Square, New York), Sprint Center, (Kansas City), Target Center (Minneapolis), Mercedes-Benz Arena (Shanghai, China), MasterCard Center (Beijing, China), O2 World Hamburg, Allphones Arena (Sydney, Australia), Ericsson Globe Arena (Stockholm, Sweden), O2 World Arena (Berlin, Germany) and The O2 Arena and entertainment district (London, England), which are all part of the portfolio of AEG Facilities. Developed by AEG, L.A. LIVE is a 4 million square foot / $3 billion downtown Los Angeles sports, residential & entertainment district featuring Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE; Club Nokia; a 54-story, 1001-room convention “headquarters” destination; along with entertainment, restaurant and office space that officially opened in 2010.
AEG Live, the company’s live-entertainment division, is the world’s second largest concert promotion and touring company, and is comprised of touring, festival, exhibition, broadcast, merchandise and special event divisions with fifteen regional offices. AEG Global Partnerships, a division responsible for worldwide sales and servicing of sponsorships naming rights and other strategic partnerships. In addition to overseeing privately held management shares of the Los Angeles Lakers, assets of AEG Sports include franchises such as the LA Kings, LA Galaxy and Houston Dynamo and the Amgen Tour of California cycling stage race. In 2010, AEG launched its AEG 1EARTH environmental program with the announcement of 2020 environmental goals and the release of the industry’s first sustainability report. And in 2011, AEG introduced AXS, a comprehensive entertainment platform serving as the company’s primary consumer brand, including AXS Ticketing, which provides fans the opportunity to purchase tickets directly from their favorite venues via a user-friendly ticketing interface, Examiner.com and the AXS TV network. For additional information, visit http://www.aegworldwide.com.
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