Monday, October 31, 2011

Happy Halloween Guns N' Roses Fans!

It's no trick, just an amazing treat! For you, we're offering $20 tickets to see Guns N' Roses at Philips Arena November 2 - this Wednesday night!  Rock out to the classic GNR hits - November Rain, Welcome to the Jungle, Sweet Child O' Mine and more for just $20. Happy Halloween!

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Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Watch The Throne

The count down is on! Be part of hip-hop history this Friday, Oct. 28, when Jay-Z and Kanye West take the stage together for the first time as they kick off their Watch The Throne Tour at Philips Arena. The tour is scheduled for two nights in Atlanta, Oct. 28 & 29, 2011. 

Tickets are still available for Friday's performance. Click here to get yours!

Monday, October 24, 2011

The Story Tour: A Christmas Spectacular

The holidays are fast approaching - it's almost time to break out the decorations, start your shopping list, and begin baking festive treats! This year we're excited to be part of the season's festivities with The Story Tour: A Christmas Spectacular performing here at Philips Arena on December 8 at 7pm. Everyone has a story behind their holiday traditions, share yours in the comments section! We hope you start your holiday celebration with us and The Story Tour!

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Monday, October 17, 2011

Harlem Globetrotters To Play World's Largest Game Of H.O.R.S.E.

Remember playing H.O.R.S.E. when you were younger?  From what I remember, I was pretty darn good at it!  Well, now’s your chance to get in on the action! The Harlem Globetrotters have announced that the team is challenging the nation to the "World's Largest Game of H.O.R.S.E."

Do you think your basketball shots are better than the legendary Harlem Globetrotters? If your answer is YES, submit a video of your most incredible shot and go head-to-head with the Harlem Globetrotters. The top videos will be picked on a weekly basis, based on fan voting!

If you're selected and get the most "Likes" for that week, you win a Spalding BEAST portable basketball system! Can you believe it?!

Fans who don't submit videos can still win Globetrotter tickets, autographed basketballs and other merchandise just for voting.

Every week is a new winner. Play to win AND vote to win.

You can beat the Globetrotters at their own game so don't hold back!

To enter, please visit the Harlem Globetrotters' Facebook page and watch video submissions on YouTube .

Official Globetrotter Nation H.O.R.S.E. Contest Rules:
The Basket:
- A regulation 10' basketball hoop and regulation size rim (18 in. (45.72cm) in diameter)

The Basketball:
- A regulation size basketball (9 in. (22.86cm) in diameter)

The Court:
- Must be considered an everyday place to play basketball. (driveway, street).
- Automatic disqualification will occur if the court used in the entry is a location that a basketball game would not normally occur (the woods, in a pool, etc...).

The Shot:
- "The Basketball" must be made into "The Basket" from anywhere on "The Court" or within a 15' perimeter
of "The Court".

- Shot type modifiers - shooting (Hook shot, backwards, granny style) are accepted, but must be called  on "The Video" before the shot was made.
- Shot type modifiers - making (bank/glass, swish/nothing but net, off the wall) are accepted, but must be called on "The Video" before the shot was made.

Automatic disqualification will occur if a prop is used in any way at any time before the shot, during the shot, or after the shot. Using a wall to redirect the basketball, but it must be a non-movable wall, otherwise it might be considered a prop and the entry will be disqualified.

The Video:
1. Must be one continuous video and the ball must remain in frame the entire video.
2. Must be specifically created for this contest.
3. Must be intended for family audience viewing and contain content that, in the sole and  unfettered discretion of Harlem Globetrotters International entry review panel, is consistent  with the standards for a G, PG or PG-13 rating as such ratings are determined by the Motion Picture Association of America for feature films
4. Must not, in the sole discretion of Harlem Globetrotters International, contain any painful, injurious, deadly, sexually explicit, disparaging, libelous or other inappropriate content or content that favors one religion or political party over another or any nudity.
5. Must not, in the sole discretion of Harlem Globetrotters International, contain any commercial
content that promotes any product or service.

Tickets To See The Harlem Globetrotters 2012 Tour On March 17th At 7 PM
At Philips Arena Are On Sale Now!

Globetrotters Introduce Class of Newcomers, Highlighted by the Tallest Pro Basketball Player, the Shortest Globetrotter Ever, and the Team’s First Female in 19 Years - don't miss out on their epic 2012 Tour! Click here to purchase your tickets. Groups of 10+ can call 866-715-1500 and select option 4 to purchase group tickets.

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Keep Music Alive In Education with Sugarland and Win Tickets For You & Your Favorite Music Teacher

The American country music duo, Sugarland, is coming back home to Atlanta and performing at Philips Arena on October 22 with special guest Sara Bareilles. To honor the band and celebrate their Georgia roots, Philips Arena and B98.5FM and The Morning Show with Vikki and Kelly are paying tribute to local music teachers who have committed their lives to encouraging our future musicians. Sugarland’s lead singer, Jennifer Nettles, has devoted her time and support to keeping music in education and we're you  to join in supporting the cause and recognize the remarkable work of Atlanta music teachers!

Do you have a favorite music teacher who has inspired you? 
Do you think your music teacher is the best in Atlanta?

Nominate your favorite music teacher and you and your teacher could win tickets AND meet and greet passes to see Sugarland at Philips Arena on Oct. 22!

Students can go to B98.5FM’s website ( and nominate their favorite metro Atlanta music teacher for a chance to win four tickets (two tickets for the teacher and two for the student) to see Sugarland at Philips Arena on October 22, as well as 4 passes to an exclusive meet and greet!

You can see Sugarland live when they bring their Incredible Machine Tour to Philips Arena on Saturday, October 22. Click here to purchase tickets!

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Watch The Throne Royal Sweepstakes

Hip-hop icons Jay-Z and Kanye West combined their talents to form a new group called THE THRONE. Their album, Watch The Throne, was recorded over the past year and last month went platinum; and as of October it has sold over 930,000 copies in the U.S.

In approximately two weeks, 16 days to be exact, the much anticipated Jay-Z and Kanye West duo will kickoff their three-month tour in Atlanta at Philips Arena. Watch The Throne is a must-see, epic event - and we're giving you a chance win tickets to see two of the biggest names in hip-hop together on one stage!

Click the link below and enter to win two tickets to see Jay-Z and Kanye West Watch the Throne Tour at Philips Arena on Friday, October 28. Plus, you will receive a pre-show dinner reservation and $100 gift card at Ruth's Chris Steak House in the Luckie Marietta District AND two nights free at the Melia Hotel. One lucky winner will be chosen at random on October 18th.

Monday, October 10, 2011

Disney on Ice presents Dare to Dream - Tweet for Seats

Join us for a jazzed up, hair-raising, unforgettable princess packed event in Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream at the Philips Arena October 12-16. It’s the most princess fun on ice including NINE of your beloved princesses. Experience a spectacular Disney Princess adventure with Cinderella, Rapunzel, Snow White, Belle, Jasmine, Ariel, Mulan, Sleeping Beauty and Princess Tiana.

Speaking of Princesses...

Tell us who your favorite Disney princess is and you could win 4 tickets to see Disney on Ice presents Dare to Dream at Philips Arena Oct. 12-16!

Here's how to win:

1. Follow @PhilipsArena on Twitter

2. Tweet: "My favorite Disney princess is _________!  #DisneyOnIce @PhilipsArena"

3.One lucky winner will be chosen randomly on Oct. 12 and will receive four vouchers to redeem for the performance of choice.

You can join this remarkable princess celebration at the Philips Arena October 12-16 for a total of eight outstanding performances. Dare to Dream will take your family on a charming, whimsical and unforgettable journey. Click here to purchase your tickets!  

Monday, October 3, 2011

Cirque du Soleil - World Premiere of Micheal Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour

The Estate of Michael Jackson and Cirque du Soleil are proud to present tonight the World Premiere of Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour™ in Montreal at the Bell Centre. Proudly presented by Sun Life Financial, tonight’s performance is the kick-off of the world tour which will travel across North America and the rest of the world. The tour will travel to Atlanta for two performances at Philips Arena on June 29 and 30, 2012. The show was written and directed by Jamie King, the leading concert director in pop music today.

Members of the Jackson Family, including Michael’s mother, Katherine, and his three children, along with special guests and generous donors for La SoirĂ©e ONE DROP will be on hand to experience this once-in-a-lifetime electrifying production that will combine Michael Jackson music and choreography with Cirque du Soleil creativity to give fans worldwide a unique view into the spirit, passion and heart of the artistic genius who forever transformed global pop culture.

The Immortal World Tour takes place in a fantastical realm where we discover Michael’s inspirational Giving Tree—the wellspring of his creativity. The secrets of Michael’s inner world are unlocked—his love of music and dance, fairy tale and magic, and the fragile beauty of nature.

You can experience this epic tour at Philips Arena on June 29 & June 30, 2012 at 8PM. Click here to purchase your tickets!