TWO-TIME GRAMMY AWARD WINNER LECRAE BRINGS HIS HIGHER LEARNING COLLEGE TOUR TO THE MASSMUTUAL CENTER

Jan 22, 2016

TWO-TIME GRAMMY AWARD WINNER LECRAE BRINGS HIS HIGHER LEARNING COLLEGE TOUR TO THE MASSMUTUAL CENTER

The two-time Grammy® Award-winning hip-hop artist, known for his music message frequently at odds with his hip-hop peers, has fans buzzing with excitement at the announcement that he’ll be hitting the road in February 2016, including a Thursday, March 17 show at 7:30pm at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, MA.    

TWO-TIME GRAMMY AWARD WINNER LECRAE BRINGS HIS HIGHER LEARNING COLLEGE TOUR TO THE MASSMUTUAL CENTER ON THURSDAY, MARCH 17

Springfield, MA – January 19, 2016

Featuring special guest DJ Promote and Liz Vice

The two-time Grammy® Award-winning hip-hop artist, known for his music message frequently at odds with his hip-hop peers, has fans buzzing with excitement at the announcement that he’ll be hitting the road in February 2016, including a Thursday, March 17 show at 7:30pm at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, MA.    

Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, January 22 at 10am at ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster outlets, the MassMutual box office and charge-by-phone at 1-800-745-3000.

Lecrae has been praised by mainstream and hip-hop press alike with features in Time Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, XXL, Essence Magazine, Billboard and Vibe Magazine, among others. Radio personality and MTV News Executive Producer Sway Calloway proclaimed Lecrae’s music as the “Evolution of Hip-Hop.” He’s performed on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, BET Network's Hip Hop Awards, the BET Experience, was featured on Statik Selektah‘s mixtape, toured with the famed "Rock The Bells Tour" and released a mixtape that soared to double platinum status on Datpiff garnering more than 500,000 downloads.

Lecrae is a two-time Grammy Award winning hip-hop artist whose 2014 album, Anomaly, debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200, Rap, Digital, Christian, Gospel, and Independent charts. His seven studio albums and two mixtapes have sold 1.7 million copies to date. Lecrae has been nominated for five Grammy® Awards, including a win in 2013 for Best Gospel Album and Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song in 2015, as well as won seven Dove Awards, won a Billboard Music Award, won two Soul Train Music Awards and a BET Hip Hop Awards nomination. Lecrae resides in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife and three children.

For additional information, please visit www.massmutualcenter.com and http://www.lecrae.com/tour/.

The Lecrae Higher Learning Tour is being presented locally at the MassMutual Center by Spectra Presents.  With offices in Nashville and Philadelphia, Spectra Presents promotes live entertainment throughout North America.

The MassMutual Center is managed by Spectra Venue Management and owned by the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority. The MassMutual Center is Western Massachusetts most diverse function space with over 100,000 sq ft of meeting space including a 40,000 sq ft flexible exhibit hall, eight fully-functional meeting rooms, a 15,000 sq ft ballroom, and an 8,000-seat arena. The facility is the proud home to the Springfield Falcons in addition to hosting family shows, concerts, meetings, social and corporate functions, sporting events and more.

Spectra’s Venue Management division is the industry leader across a full range of services that impact the bottom-line success of public assembly venues, including marketing and sales, corporate partnerships, event booking, ticket services and box office management, customer service, operations and engineering, and finance and administration.

Spectra by Comcast Spectacor is the expert in hosting and entertainment, partnering with over 300 clients at 400 global properties to create memorable experiences for millions of visitors every year. Spectra’s expertise is embodied within three divisions: Venue Management (formerly Global Spectrum), Food Services & Hospitality (formerly Ovations Food Services), and Ticketing & Fan Engagement (formerly Paciolan). Learn more at SpectraExperiences.com.

Comcast Spectacor is part of Comcast Corporation, a Fortune 50 media and technology company that operates Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, in addition to Spectra, Comcast Spectacor owns and operates the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers and the Wells Fargo Center venue. Visit us at ComcastSpectacor.com, PhiladelphiaFlyers.com, and WellsFargoCenterPhilly.com for more information.

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