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Aerial protest planned for Lady Gaga today in Tacoma

A Florida-based anti-gay group said today it has a hired an aircraft to fly a banner over the Tacoma Dome protesting the message of Lady Gaga’s current Born This Way tour. The tour kicks off its American leg today.

The Florida Family Association said the banner will read, “NOT Born this way” and will fly from 1 p.m. until sunset today. Lady Gaga’s Born Brave Bus tour will be set up in the Dome’s parking lot starting at 4 p.m. Read more about that here.

On its website the group asks, “How would you feel if your

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Lady Gaga’s Born Brave Bus headed to Tacoma

The Lady Gaga concert is only hours away but you can catch the bus early. We’re talking about her Born Brave Bus, soon to be parked in the Tacoma Dome parking lot.

Covered in fan-generated artwork the bus is part of Gaga’s U.S. Born This Way Ball tour. It’s the rolling, physical embodiment of her Born This Way Foundation that’s meant to inspire bravery and promote self-acceptance.

The bus provides an interactive “tailgate” experience that connects youth with local resources in their communities including behavioral and mental health services, school psychologists, mentoring, volunteer opportunities and bullying and suicide prevention

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Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey brings ‘Barnum Bash’ to the Tacoma Dome in August

The circus is coming to town. We’re not talking the Shriners or politicians. The circus: Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey

From Aug. 17-19 Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey will present “Barnum Bash” at the Tacoma Dome.

Tickets go on sale July 16 at 10 a.m.

Here’s more from the announcement:

“Barnum Bash” introduces the Ringling Bros. Ringlettes, the stylish hosts of the swankiest circus party in town. All of our amazing acts are tricked-out for the circus party and are ready to perform wild feats of wonder and strength. Everyone who is anyone is invited to the party, except Anton,

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Justin Bieber coming to Tacoma in October

Bieber fever will hit Tacoma this fall.

Pop singer Justin Bieber will perform at 7 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Tacoma Dome. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. June 2 through Ticketmaster. Tickets will cost $39.50-$89.50, according to Ticketmaster’s website.

Members of Bieber’s fan club can buy during a presale that starts at noon today (May 23) through American Express will offer a presale for cardholders May 24-31.

Bieber’s fourth studio album, “Believe,” will be released June 19. His concert tour will include singer Carly Rae Jepsen.

According to a news release from AEG Live and the

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Linkin Park and Incubus to play Tacoma Dome Sept. 5

The Tacoma Dome just announced that Linkin Park and Incubus are coming to the big round building – part of the 2012 Honda Civic Tour – on Wednesday, September 5 for a 5:30 p.m. show.

Tickets for the show, which includes Mutemath, go on sale Saturday, April 28 at 10 a.m. at Ticketmaster.


Elmo will be making music in Tacoma May 11-13

It’s monsters making music when Sesame Street Live brings “Elmo Makes Music” to Tacoma May 11-13. Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and their “Sesame Street” friends will be in town along with a new feature: the Play Zone. Tickets are now on sale.

Sesame Street itself comes alive when The Play Zone opens one hour before the shows. It allows your young “Sesame Street” fan to sit in Big Bird’s nest, hang out in Oscar’s trash can and have other “Street” experiences.

What: Sesame Street Live “Elmo Makes Music” in Tacoma
When: 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 11

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Aerosmith and Cheap Trick to play Tacoma Dome

Aerosmith and Cheap Trick are coming to the Tacoma Dome for an August 8 show. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Start stocking up on your hair feather accessories. Steven Tyler, Joe Perry and the rest of one of America’s longest running and hardest partying rock bands will be playing an 8 p.m. show. It’s the final stop on their Global Warming Tour.

“The old Aerosmith is back with a new vengeance and we will kick your ass and make out with your mothers,” Steven Tyler said in today’s announcement.

Aerosmith’s arena tour is playing 18

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Nuclear Cowboyz return to Tacoma Dome March 16 & 17

Nuclear Cowboyz at the Tacoma Dome last April (Photo: Mike Tully/Nuclear Cowboyz)

They vaporized the Tacoma Dome last April and now the motocross spectacular, Nuclear Cowboyz, returns March 16 and 17.

The show uses some of the most talented and daring freestyle motocross (FMX) riders on the planet flying their bikes off ramps – and their bodies off those bikes – as pyrotechnics explode around them.

This year’s tour has a futuristic narrative. FMX tribes, the Soldiers of Havoc and the Metal Mulisha, rev their engines in the war torn city of Los Angeles, circa 2150. And what future dystopia would be complete without sexy dancers? Fear not, the Nuclear Cowgirlz will be front and center.
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