Monday, August 31, 2009
On September 2, 2009 Sting performed at Philips Arena on his Sacred Love Tour. Sting returned again with the Police more recently in 2007 for two more sell out shows. Sting's website reported today that he will be relealsing a new album in the near future as well. Learn more about Sting and his new album by visiting his webiste here http://www.sting.com/
Monday, August 24, 2009
Joel Osteen has had various meetings at Philips Arena sharing lessons of hope and prosperity to congregations of 10,000 upwards to 19,000. Joel Osteen executed his first sermon outside of Lakewood Church, where he currently resides, in 2004 at Philips Arena. This event proved to be a success as patrons where aloud into Philips Arena until seating ran out and it was standing room only. Following this sermon, Joel Osteen returned in 2005 to preach on September 1st and 2nd and most recently this past Friday, August the 21 as he conducted "A Night of Hope."
Monday, August 17, 2009
On August 17, 2000 AC/DC played Philips Arena as part of their Stiff Upper Lip Tour. This was one stop out of 36 on the North American leg of the tour. This tour was based off of the bands album Stiff Upper Lip released February 28, 2000. Some singles from this album and included on the tour include "Stiff Upper Lip" "Safe in New York City" and "Satellite Blues"
Check out some clips from the tour at this link below:
Tuesday, August 11, 2009
The brilliant musician and legendary performer, Prince, too the stage at Philips Arena on August 9th and 10th of 2004. This same year Prince released the album Musicology and also performed live at the Grammy Awards with Beyonce Knowles. From the album Musicology Prince won two Grammy Awards before beginning his tour in 2004.
Wednesday, August 5, 2009
On August 3, 2003 the Dixie Chicks performed at Philips Arena during their overly contrivirsial Top of the World Tour. Yes fans, this is the same tour that kicked off in Europe earlier in 2003 with a specific incdent taking place on stage in Lodon. During the London show singer Natalie Maines stated ''We're ashamed that the President of the United States is from Texas.'' Following this tour the band's next album included single "Not REady to Make Nice" which directly addresses the fallout from the "big Bush bash" on the previous tour.