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07 Oct

Justin Timberlake's '20/20 Experience Tour' Kicks off in North America

2013 continues to be the year of Justin Timberlake.  Starting the year with the announcement of his return to music, followed by an electrifying comeback concert at the Superbowl Pre-Game Party, a show-stealing performance at the 2013 Grammy Awards, and a co-headlining spot on the biggest tour of the year- not to mention the No. 1 charting singles and countless TV performances as well- Justin Timberlake and the Tennessee Kids are gearing up to add another major chapter to their incredible and astounding year atop the music world with 'The 20/20 Experience North American Tour'!   Kicking off at the end of this month, October 31st, ‘The 20/20 Experience Tour’ will spend 2 nights at the Bell Centre in Montreal, QC, before making its way around the US and Canada over the course of 3 and-a-half months, finally coming to a close on February 16th, at the United Center in Chicago, IL.  This absolutely massive tour comes in support of Justin Timberlake’s 2-part album, The 20/20 Experience and The 20/20 Experience- 2 of 2, both of which have hosted a plethora of hit singles including “Suit & Tie”- which peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts, No. 2 on the Billboard R&B Charts, and No. 4 on the Billboard Pop Song Charts- “Mirrors”- which topped the Billboard Pop Song and Adult Pop Song Charts and peaked at No. 2 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Charts- and, from The 20/20 Experience- 2 of 2, “Take Back the Night”- which currently resides at the No. 14 position on the billboard Pop Songs charts and No. 8 on the Billboard Top R&B Song Charts- and, lastly, the current single, “TKO”- which reached the No. 35 position on the Billboard Top 100 Charts in only its first week on the airwaves.   A full list of tour dates for ‘The 20/20 Experience North American Tour’ can be found below.

Backing up modern day music’s biggest name, in Justin Timberlake, sits a drummer that reigns as equally legendary in the drumming world- Pearl artist, Brian Frasier Moore.   Brian Frasier Moore hosts a resume that reads longer than almost all, including A-list names such as Madonna, Janet Jackson, Christina Aguilera, Usher, Jill Scott, and countless others, along with holding the primary quick-dial position on the phone of every producer and musical director who is needing the precision and flawless drumming that Brian Frasier Moore so effortlessly provides.  Providing the backbeats for Justin Timberlake throughout this incredibly successful year, Brian Frasier Moore has remained atop the drumming podium throughout all of 2013, with his custom Reference Series drum kit being proudly displayed on the biggest stages and in the brightest spotlights around the world.  On the upcoming ‘20/20 Experience Tour’, Brian will, once again, turn to the innovative science behind the Reference Series Recipe, relying on the varying shell components found in each drum, to achieve the exact tones that he’s looking for.   Brian’s full specs are as follow:

Reference Series: 
Piano Black (103)

22x18 bass drum
8x7 tom
10x7 tom
12x7 tom
14x14 floor tom
16x16 floor tom
14x5 Reference Series snare drum
14x6.5 Reference Series snare drum
10x6 Maple popcorn snare
12x7 Maple soprano snare w/ Tru Trac drumhead

P3000C Demon Drive Chain single pedal
DR503C Icon Rack system (curved)
CH1000 Cymbal arms x9
S2000 Snare stand
H2000 Hi-hat stand
D2500BR Throne

For more information on Justin Timberlake, and for ticketing information for the upcoming ‘20/20 Experience Tour’, please be sure to visit  Also be sure to check out the below video of Justin Timberlake and the Tennessee Kids performing the hit song, “Suit & Tie” on Saturday Night Live. 

Justin Timberlake- The 20/20 Experience Tour

10.31. Bell Centre- Montreal, QC
11.01. Bell Centre- Montreal, QC
11.06. Barclays Center- Brooklyn, NY
11.09. IZOD Center- East Rutherford, NJ
11.13. PNC Arena- Raleigh, NC
11.15. Bridgestone Arena Plaza- Nashville, TN
11.16. Nationwide Arena- Columbus, OH
11.18. FedExForum- Memphis, TN
11.19. Scottrade Center- St. Louis, MO
11.21. BOK Center- Tulsa, OK
11.26. Staples Center- Los Angeles, CA
11.27. Honda Center- Anaheim, CA
11.29. MGM Grand Arena- Las Vegas, NV
11.30. MGM Grand Arena- Las Vegas, NV
12.02. US Airways Center- Phoenix, AZ
12.04. American Airlines Center- Dallas, TX
12.05. Toyota Center- Houston, TX
12.11. Bankers Life Fieldhouse- Indianapolis, IN
12.12. Quicken Loans Arena- Cleveland, OH
12.14. Consol Energy Center- Pittsburgh, PA
12.15. KFC Yum! Center- Louisville, KY
12.17. Philips Arena- Atlanta, GA
12.19. Amway Center- Orlando, FL
01.13. Rexall Place- Edmonton, AB
01.14. Rexall Place- Edmonton, AB
01.17. KeyArena At Seattle Center- Seattle, WA
01.19. SAP Center At San Jose- San Jose, CA
01.22. Pepsi Center- Denver, CO
02.07. Fargodome- Fargo, ND
02.09. Xcel Energy Center- Saint Paul, MN
01.10. CenturyLink Center Omaha- Omaha, NE
02.13. Air Canada Centre- Toronto, ON
02.16. United Center- Chicago, IL