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Maroon 5 Announces College Tour to Kick Off This November

September 10, 2009 by  
Filed under Daily Music News, Tour Dates & News

Maroon 5 have announced plans for an exclusive nationwide college tour that will kick off this November. The multi-city tour will launch at Murray State University in Kentucky on November 2nd and make eleven stops before wrapping in Kansas at the end of the month. Hip Hop MC, griot, and singer/ songwriter K’naan will serve as the tour’s opening act on all dates. Both artists will be joined by Guster in Lewisburg, PA who will be making a special guest appearance.

Tickets for Maroon 5’s upcoming college shows will go on-sale starting with a fan club pre-sale on Thursday, September 17th with college pre-sales to launch on Thursday, September 24th and the general public on-sale to occur on Monday, September 28th.

Maroon 5 has also announced plans for a major contest giving one lucky fan $15,000 using Twitter and TwitVid.  Concert-goers will be required to take a video of themselves at the show and submit it to  Fans can learn more at or In addition, the band will be running several contests to win tickets to the show.  James Valentine will be challenging students to tennis matches at each tour stop in exchange for tickets.  Fans will have to follow Maroon 5’s twitter at to find out where and when James will be hitting the school’s courts.

Confirmed Tour Dates for Maroon 5 are as follows:

Nov. 2nd Murray, KY    Regional Events Center    Murray State University
Nov. 3rd Louisville, KY     Knights Hall    Bellarmine University
Nov. 6th Rochester, NY Gordon Fieldhouse    Rochster Institute of Tech.**
Nov. 8th Ithaca, NY   Barton Hall    Cornell University
Nov. 10th Blacksburg, VA   Burruss Auditorium    Viriginia Tech
Nov. 12th Fairfield, CT   William Pitt Center    Sacred Heart University
Nov. 14th Lewisburg, PA   Sojka Pavilion    Bucknell University**
Nov. 16th Newark, DE   Bob Carpenter Center    University of Delaware
Nov. 18th Peoria, IL   Peoria Civic Center    Bradely University
Nov. 21st San Angelo,   TX Junell Center/Stephens Arena    Angelo State University
Nov. 22nd Wichita, KS   Charles Koch Arena    Wichita State University

** Rochester school pre-sale will occur from Friday, September 18th – Sunday, September 27th
**Lewisburg, PA presale will occur for Fan Club and Bucknell students will start, Monday, September 14

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