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Pitbull Reacts to AZ SB1070 by Canceling Show in Phoenix
Posted by Steve Juon at Friday, May 14th, 2010 at 3:00AM :: Email this article :: Print this article

From Julio Trejo:


LOS ANGELES (May 13, 2010)... Top global hitmaker, Pitbull, announced this afternoon via Twitter and his website ( his decision to cancel the May 31 date of his "Mr. Worldwide's Carnaval" tour in Phoenix, AZ in protest of the recent passing of the state's controversial  SB1070 legislation.  In his heartfelt Tweet, he stated, "I am canceling my concert in Phoenix on May 31. How is the country we enjoy and love bcuz of its human rights, freedom, opportunity and that has been built by immigrants, now start 2 deny them? It is contradicting 2 everything the USA stands 4." Pitbull joins other top artists, politicians, community leaders and citizens in expressing their disapproval of the new law.

Other dates on the AEG Live promoted "Mr. Worldwide's Carnaval" tour will continue as scheduled. The tour will kick off on May 25 at the 1stBank Center in Denver and will continue through June 28 with a final show at the Milwaukee Summerfest.


May 25                        Denver, CO                         1stBank Center          
May 27                        San Diego, CA                     San Diego Sports Arena
May 28                        Los Angeles, CA                  Nokia Theatre
May 29                        San Francisco, CA               Warfield
May 30                        Las Vegas, NV                     Beach at Mandalay Bay
June 4                         El Paso, TX                          El Paso Coliseum
June 5                         Laredo, TX                           Laredo Events Center
June 6                         McAllen, TX                          KAI
June 9                         Corpus Christi, TX                Concrete Street Amp
June 10                       Houston, TX                         Club Escapade
June 11                       Dallas, TX                            Palladium
June 12                       Austin, TX                            Austin Music Hall
June 16                       Norfolk, VA                          Norva
June 18                       Atlanta, GA                          Six Flags
June 19                       Orlando, FL                         Universal
June 22                       Jackson, NJ                         Six Flags
June 23                       Springfield, MA                    Six Flags
June 24                       New York, NY                      Nokia Theatre
June 25                       Washington, DC                   Six Flags
June 26                       Detroit, MI                            Royal Oak Theatre
June 27                       Chicago, IL                           Aragon Ballroom
June 28                       Milwaukee, WI                     Summerfest

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