LL COOL J
With The Roots, DJ Jazzy Jeff, DJ Z-Trip, Rakim, Salt-N-Pepa, & De La Soul
DateJuly 4, 2023
Event Starts8:00 PM
On SaleOn Sale Now
- July 4 Tuesday 8:00 PM Doors at 7:00pm Buy Tickets
ROCK THE BELLS & LIVE NATION URBAN PRESENT
THE F.O.R.C.E. (FREQUENCIES OF REAL CREATIVE ENERGY) LIVE NORTH AMERICAN SUMMER TOUR HEADLINED BY LL COOL J FEATURING A STOP IN ATLANTA AT STATE FARM ARENA ON JULY 4
ATLANTA SHOW TO FEATURE THE ROOTS, DJ JAZZY JEFF, RAKIM, SALT N PEPA, DE LA SOUL AND DJ Z-TRIP.
(New York, NY April 25, 2023): Live Nation Urban reveals details for a brand new once-in-a-lifetime touring experience and a celebration of Hip-Hop culture – Rock The Bells & Live Nation Urban Presents The F.O.R.C.E. (Frequencies of Real Creative Energy) Live headlined by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame® Inductee, Kennedy Center® Honoree, two time GRAMMY® Award winner, and Hip-Hop icon LL COOL J. The historic tour will mark LL COOL J’s first headline arena tour in 30 years, which features a stop in Atlanta at the award-winning State Farm Arena on July 4. Living up to the acronym F.O.R.C.E. (Frequencies of Real Creative Energy), the lineup for this tour is personally curated by LL COOL J himself.
Building off of their amazing performance together on the GRAMMY® Awards earlier this year celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Hip-Hop, all dates will feature collaborative live performances with preeminent Award-winning Hip-Hop band The Roots, the legendary DJ Jazzy Jeff, and DJ Z-Trip. Unlike the traditional “opening act – headliner” format, the show will be a nonstop musical mash up with artist performances interwoven within one continuous musical set backed by The Roots. In Atlanta, the show will feature The Roots, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Rakim, Salt-N-Pepa and De La Soul. In select cities, the bill also boasts a rotating cast of iconic acts, including Salt-N-Pepa, Queen Latifah, Rakim, Common, MC Lyte, Method Man & Redman, Big Boi, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Ice T, Juvenile, Doug E. Fresh, Slick Rick, De La Soul, Goodie Mob, Jadakiss, Rick Ross and more.
WATCH THE OFFICIAL TOUR TRAILER HERE
Speaking on the tour, LL COOL J says, “I’m excited to be on my first Arena tour in 30 years. It’s proof that our culture is more viable than ever. Get ready for some non stop beats and rhymes. See you this summer!”
The F.O.R.C.E. Live hits the road on June 25th in Boston, MA at TD Garden before stopping in Brooklyn, NY at Barclays Center on June 27th, rolling through arenas across the U.S. and Canada, and closing out on September 3rd in Los Angeles, CA at Kia Forum.
Verizon will offer customers an exclusive presale for the tour in the U.S. through Verizon Up. Customers will have access to purchase presale tickets for select shows beginning Tuesday, April 25th at 12PM local time through Thursday, April 27th at 10PM local time. For more details visit Verizon Up.
Citi is the official card of the tour. Citi cardmembers will also have access to presale tickets for select shows beginning Tuesday, April 25th at 12PM local time through Thursday, April 27th at 10PM local time through the Citi Entertainment program. For complete presale details visit www.citientertainment.com.
On Thursday, April 27th between 10AM-10PM local time, fans may purchase tickets through either the Live Nation presale, Ticketmaster presale, or local venue and radio presales. General on-sale kicks off Friday, April 28th at 10AM local time. Tickets will be available HERE. For tickets to the show at the award-winning State Farm Arena, visit Ticketmaster.com.
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Plan Your Visit
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DIRECTIONS & TRANSPORTATION:
State Farm Arena is located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, near the intersection of Marietta Street and Centennial Olympic Park Drive.
Our address is 1 State Farm Drive, Atlanta, GA 30303.
Whether you're driving yourself, catching MARTA, or hopping in an Uber or Lyft, there are plenty of convenient ways to get to State Farm Arena.
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≤ 14” x 14” x 6"
State Farm Arena has a strict bag policy in place to ensure safety for all attendees.
Please note that bags larger than 14" x 14" x 6", including briefcases, purses, luggage, and diaper bags, are not allowed in the arena. Additionally, backpacks and hard-sided bags of any kind are prohibited. However, you are welcome to bring in single-compartment drawstring bags and fashion backpacks or purses that are smaller than 14" x 14" x 6".
Thank you for your cooperation in keeping our venue secure.
State Farm Arena is a cashless environment. Card payment will be required at all ticket, food & beverage, and retail locations. No cash payments will be accepted.
Omni Hotel Guests
Staying at the Omni Hotel?
To access the Omni Hotel’s North and South towers, exit through Gate 7 and walk west on Andrew Young International Blvd NW towards Marietta St NW. The Omni Hotel will be on your left.