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Perez Hilton’s first all-star tour boasts international flavor

By Dean Goodman
August 10, 2009

Disappointed that Ozzy Osbourne pulled the plug on his annual hard-rock festival Ozzfest this year? Maybe a new package tour organized by gossip columnist Perez Hilton will help fill the vacuum. Or not. 
     
perezThe so-called “queen of all media” says he has lined up “the hottest acts on the planet — from all over the world!” to tour North America, beginning Sept. 10 in Atlanta, Ga.

“Perez Hilton Presents…” — with an initial lineup featuring Norwegian rock musician Ida Maria, New Zealand singer/songwriter Ladyhawke and the British pair of electropop artist Frankmusik and singer/songwriter Julian Perretta, runs through Oct. 3 in Los Angeles, he revealed on his blog Tuesday.

Other stops on the club trek include Boston (Sept. 14), New York City (Sept. 16) and San Francisco (Sept. 30). Tickets start going on sale on Thursday.

Hilton, the recent subject of a glowing profile in the Los Angeles Times, is already dipping his toes into the music industry through an imprint at Warner Music Group. His blog postings and Twitter messages often sing the praises of such acts as Katy Perry and Lady Gaga (not to mention Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys). 
     
One act that likely won’t appear is the Black Eyed Peas. Hilton got into a mild contretemps with the group’s road manager in Toronto last June following an exchange of angry words with singer will.i.am. He is suing the road manager, who was charged with assault by the Toronto police.

Comments

Perez Hilton is under the impression that he is important. Why? He’s crass, rude and very self-indulgent.

Posted by Mike H. | Report as abusive
 

I hope this is going to be amazing!!
And i don’t see why not if perez has anything to do with it!
But the sad thing he’s only going to america!! come to england..!!it’s a must do!
And also commeee on and tell us who’s performing the anticipation is killing me!!
well i guess sliime is going to be playing!! :D i hope!

 

Love Perez, he’s a great talent scout too, love Anouk a singer he promoted on his site, she’s awsome hope she’ll be there too!

 

Fifteen min. of fame …..

13…………..

14………….

Posted by matt matta | Report as abusive
 

Wow, Perez Hilton has lost a significant amount of weight, I must admit, he looks good. And as far as his attitude is concerned, i think even THAT takes a lot of effort. This disposition can burn up a lot of calories. That probably explains his weight loss.

 

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