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Concert Mon Jan 10 2011

Janet Jackson Returns To The Stage

Janet Jackson 2011b.jpgWhile some were trying to replicate the moonwalk, others were copying or creating their own dance moves straight out of Rhythm Nation. That later group has something to really get excited about: Janet Jackson is bringing her Up Close and Personal Tour to the Chicago Theatre on March 7th and 8th. On this 35 city tour, she'll be strictly performing from the 35 songs on her new CD, Number Ones. Don't expect bravado and special effects though, this tour is about getting intimate and personal with the star, just as the tour's namesake states.

Plus, there's another special aspect to this special tour. Know a young person in your community who is making a difference? Janet wants to meet them. Nominate them on janetjackson.com for a chance to be one Chicago's 20 under 20. In a statement from her press release:

I'm asking my fans and their friends, parents, relatives, neighbors and teachers to nominate five people to qualify as one of the 20 under 20 in each place I will perform. At each concert the 20 people chosen and the person who nominated them will be VIP guests at my show. I will invite the 20 sponsors and the 20 winners to the concert and back stage. There are many young people changing the word and I want them to be recognized during my tour. I want them to be my guest at my show and they will come back stage as I learn from them how young people are changing the world.

Tickets range from $50 to $200 and go on sale this Saturday, January 15th at 10am on Ticketmaster or at The Chicago Theatre box office.

 
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Janet Jackson Fan / January 17, 2011 12:00 PM

I've been to her concerts before and it was AWESOME… I'll probably see her again in NY on March 19.

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