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Lauryn Hill emerges…will play Atlanta in January

The ever-elusive Lauryn Hill is embarking on a small tour that brings her to Atlanta in January.

The former Fugees frontwoman will perform at Center Stage at 9 p.m. Jan. 14. Tickets, on sale at 10 a.m. Dec. 23, will set you back $76.50 (with Ticketmaster fees).

Hill played a handful of international festivals this year, and on this tour, will perform with a full band. She’s expected to revisit her hits from her groundbreaking “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill” release as well as other well-known tunes.

The 17-date tour launches Dec. 27 in New York and wraps Feb. 4 in Montclair, N.J.

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33 comments Add your comment


December 22nd, 2010
7:34 pm

Lauren Hill!!!! So happy she’s performing in the A!


December 22nd, 2010
8:50 pm

I was sooo happy to see this. Lauryn Hill is a great performer. But i can’t do $77/ticket in this economy. DAMN DAMN DAMN!!


December 22nd, 2010
9:27 pm

So glad to see Lauren back! Don’t know about the $77.00 tickets though.

Welcome Back Lauren!

Rick James

December 22nd, 2010
9:33 pm

Lauren is a nice performer but is too unpredictable! Besides this she hasn’t released anything in a couple of years so the promoters had better adjust those prices if they expect to get a good turnout for someone who has been as unpredictable as she has been over the years!!

The only artist I would think about spending $70 plus for in todays music scene is Prince.


December 22nd, 2010
9:46 pm

Does she hate white people?


December 22nd, 2010
9:51 pm

OMG @ ACA Ive heard that before!! But I dont think she made that comment…anyway..somehow I think Lauryn will cancel…so I wont get my hopes up but I know the tickets will go fast!


December 22nd, 2010
10:08 pm

You can go to Center Stage box office to avoid Ticketmaster fees. Open at least tomorrow before the holidays, I know. They’ll be about $10 cheaper there.


December 22nd, 2010
11:30 pm

I love Lauryn Hill, paid close to 90 to get front row seats after her debut single CD, but 77 right now aint happenin…………….


December 22nd, 2010
11:32 pm




December 22nd, 2010
11:53 pm

I am glad to see Lauryn back out performing. She’s AWESOME!! In this economy $77 plus convenience fees ain’t happening right now. HATE IT!!!! :-(


December 23rd, 2010
12:19 am

i am considering purchasing a ticket. i drop money at target and walmart all the time for things i don’t need…. so i am considering.


December 23rd, 2010
12:42 am

Why are the tickets so much here. My friend said she’s going to be in Minneapolis and the tickets are only $55…

UNaffiliated Voter

December 23rd, 2010
5:32 am

WHO is she? never heard of her

Paul D

December 23rd, 2010
7:17 am

Just saw her last night in New Haven, CT near Yale University’s campus and she did an amazing show! The best live show I’ve ever attended. Never mind that she was supposed to get up at 9:00 and didn’t hit the stage until 11:30pm. Never mind that she only did 12 songs. Her performance with the live band was awe-inspiring! Once in a lifetime experience! Go!

Paul D

December 23rd, 2010
7:19 am

$77 is unfair. We only paid $50 last night…


December 23rd, 2010
8:10 am

Lauryn Hill?? Really?? Great album back in the 90s!! Then I saw her on some award show and she damn near had the audience slitting their wrists!! Now, don’t get me wrong, the sista has been through some things, glad to see her back, BUT….$77.50?? PER TICKET?? Baby, that’s effin’ crazy. It’s about as bad as seeing Maze (who ain’t had a hit since 1983??) and Teena (who we love) for $128 on New Year’s Day. C’mon, Atlanta…lighten up on the ticket prices. Taking my fam to see Chris Tucker and Ticketmeiser was charging a total of $30+ over the face value for the fees. Made a trip to the Box Office and got them at the price they were worth. I will be doing that from now on. But, Lauryn Hill?? She’ll cancel as she mostly does, ho hum…..


December 23rd, 2010
9:27 am

To All,

I never heard that Lauryn was a racist, so I googled and read the above article, which people should do before they judge or make a statement about someone they don’t know. I will not be going to the concert tickets are a lil steep for me.


December 23rd, 2010
11:10 am

WHO is she? never heard of her.


@ UNaffiliated Voter, come from underneath your rock. (You knew who she was or you wouldnt have clicked on the link to read the article).


December 23rd, 2010
11:34 am

Already sold out..


December 23rd, 2010
1:15 pm

I did hear she is a racist but I can’t find the proof of where she made those statements. I must dismiss that she is racist.


December 23rd, 2010
2:24 pm

Where in the hell is she gonna play at in Montclair? …Nishuane?

No, no,…that may not be a bad idea…Hillside, Glenfield, or even George Innis?

Is anybody feeling me from the NJ?


December 23rd, 2010
4:21 pm

Hopefully, one of the radio stations will have a giveaway, because 77 is too rich for my blood right now.


December 24th, 2010
1:34 pm

Dammit! I checked the Center Stage site and she’s already sold out! Can’t win for losing…


December 24th, 2010
9:21 pm

lauryn is in rotation on my iphone…looking forward to her concert!


December 24th, 2010
9:25 pm

dang, sold out! missed it by that much, but glad to see that i am far from her only fan!


December 24th, 2010
10:24 pm

Halleluyah…….. :)


December 25th, 2010
11:35 pm

77 is really to much for Lauren she hasn’t put anything out in a looooooooong time i think 35 is reasonable time is hard & she good but not worth that price ATL is a alll about taking advantage of peopole we need to come together and stop bening so MONEY HUNGRY give the low class & middle class a chance to see someone they like at a reasonable price.


December 26th, 2010
6:02 pm

I hope i win a ticket.

No Bueno

December 26th, 2010
8:38 pm

$80??? No music in 12 yrs?! No thanks. Clearly she is still smoking.


December 27th, 2010
7:41 am

Damn, made a comment about Teena being with Maze on NY day. I would have gladly gone too see her one more time!!! RIP, Lady T. Huge fans!!

Now, whatever about Lauryn…:THIS IS NEWS!!!!!

All I gotta say is….TITO JACKSON?? HEADLINER?? AT THE PEACH DROP?? That’s funnier than spam!!!

This is why Atlanta will always be backwards…..TITO JACKSON??!!! For real?? I supported you Mayor Reed, but, TITO JACKSON??!!! Couldn’t get say…..ANYONE OF THE THOUSANDS OF PERFORMERS WHO LIVE HERE?? This is frikkin’ Atlanta….!!!! !!! This had to come from the same folks who brought the Smothers Brothers for the Super Bowl?? I’m still at TITO JACKSON!!!

Now why don’t we have a blog about that, AJC??


December 27th, 2010
11:50 am

For those of you bitchin about the ticket prices, it’s sold out so you really didn’t matter in the grand scheme of things!


December 27th, 2010
12:45 pm

I’m with MusicMan — This is music town – they couldn’t find anyone better here in A-Town?????


December 28th, 2010
9:39 am

I’ve always wanted to see her in concert. I think she’s a great artist! I just can’t do $77 so quickly after the holidays. Oh well, maybe next time.