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Jay-Z Announces San Diego Show

Rap star Jay-Z will play Viejas Arena on Dec. 19

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With new youngsters at home, a new critically-acclaimed album out on the market and the hyphen re-instated in his name, Jay-Z is ready for the road.

Earlier this morning, our friends at Live Nation announced Jay-Z’s fall and winter North American tour, and it looks like Christmas will come a little early when he stops at Viejas Arena at San Diego State University on Tuesday, Dec. 19.

It’s been a minute since he’s rolled through town, with his last appearance nearly four years ago at Valley View Casino Center on the Magna Carter World Tour. One thing’s clear though: He likes San Diego winters.

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As a special treat, members of Jay-Z’s streaming platform Tidal will have special access to an exclusive pre-sale on Monday, July 10, at 9 a.m. Meanwhile, the Citi cardmembers’ pre-sale runs July 10-13 through Citi’s Private Pass program.

For the rest of y'all, tickets for the 4:44 Tour go on sale on Friday, July 14, at 10 a.m. on the Live Nation website. VIP packages are available at

Rutger Rosenborg was almost a Stanford neuroscientist before he formed Ed Ghost Tucker. He now plays in the Lulls and makes music on his own when he's not writing. Follow his updates on Facebook or contact him directly.

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