HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS CELEBRATE 90 HISTORIC YEARS
WHEN THEIR 2016 WORLD TOUR VISITS THE UNITED KINGDOM
(Sept. 22, 2015) – Celebrating 90 years of providing smiles, sportsmanship and service to millions of people worldwide, the world famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the greatest athletes and entertainers on the planet, will bring their unrivaled family show to the United Kingdom for an 11-game tour in the spring of 2016 during their 90th anniversary world tour.
With a star-studded roster featuring Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson,Hi-Lite Bruton, Thunder Law,Bull Bullard and Cheese Chisholm – plus female stars TNT Maddox and Sweet J Ekworomadu* – the Globetrotters’ one-of-a-kind show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment. With incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction, this must-see event is guaranteed to entertain the whole family.
The 11-game tour schedule – featuring bookend performances in London – is as follows (game dates and times are subject to change):
SUNDAY 24 THE O2 LONDON
MONDAY 25 CAPITAL FM ARENA NOTTINGHAM
TUESDAY 26 ECHO ARENA LIVERPOOL
THURSDAY 28 SHEFFELD ARENA
FRIDAY 29 METRO RADIO ARENA NEWCASTLE
SATURDAY 30 BARCLAYCARD ARENA BIRMINGHAM
SUNDAY 1 MANCHESTER ARENA
MONDAY 2 ABERDEEN AECC
WEDNESDAY 4 THE SSE HYDRO GLASGOW
FRIDAY 6 MOTORPOINT ARENA, CARDIFF
SATURDAY 7 THE SSE ARENA, WEMBLEY
Tickets are on-sale from 9am on Friday 25th September 2015 priced at £47.50 / £30 / £22.50 / £17 London O2 and Wembley £45 / £28.50 / £21.50 / £15 Regionally (subject to per-ticket charge plus order processing fee) and are available from www.livenation.co.uk
For more info please contact:
Charley Bezer, Head of PR, Live Nation
About Live Nation Entertainment
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About Harlem Globetrotters
Sponsored by World Vision, Greyhound Lines and Baden Sports, The Harlem Globetrotters® are celebrating their 90th anniversary, continuing a world famous tradition of ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry, and one-of-a-kind family entertainment that continues to thrill fans of all ages. Harlem Globetrotters International, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Herschend Enterprises, the largest family-owned themed entertainment company in the U.S. Throughout their history, the Original Harlem Globetrotters have showcased their iconic talents in 122 countries and territories on six continents, often breaking down cultural and societal barriers while providing fans with their first-ever basketball experience. Proud inductees of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the Globetrotters have entertained hundreds of millions of fans – among them popes, kings, queens, and presidents – over nine thrilling decades. For the latest news and information about the Harlem Globetrotters, and to purchase tickets and team merchandise, visit the Globetrotters' official Web site: www.harlemglobetrotters.com.