/> Kisstory presents The Blast Off! Tour - Utilita Arena

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KISSTORY presents The Blast Off! Tour


  • Date: Saturday 7th March 2020
  • Doors Open: 6.00pm
  • Pricing: £44.90, £49.70, £59.30, £67.70, £80.90 & £106.10

Please note facilities fees of 1.30 per ticket and booking fees apply

A very special, one-of-a-kind tour is coming to arenas across Ireland and the UK in February and March. With a huge all-star line-up, The Blast Off Tour! features live performances from top US artists Nelly, Salt N Pepa, Shaggy, Mya, Blu Cantrell and special guest superstar Eve.

This is the first time a tour of this format has been done in the UK and will be coming to Newcastle at Utilita Arena on Saturday 7th March 2020.

The show will also be hosted by American hype man and hip-hop personality Fatman Scoop and includes exclusive appearances from UK garage stars So Solid members Lisa Maffia and MC Romeo, scene pioneer MC DT and the British duos Oxide & Neutrino, DJ Luck & MC Neat and Sweet Female Attitude.

Speaking to some of the iconic artists performing about the tour they say;

Salt N Pepa “It’s been over 30 years since we first got together, and we still out here. We can’t put into words how much we’re looking forward to coming over to the UK to perform on this tour. The bill is incredible, and we’re so excited to get up on stage and play some songs for y’all.”

Shaggy “I’m really looking forward to this tour and performing again in the UK. It’s a fun bill and I’m excited to share the stage with these great artists.”

Blu Cantrell “When I was asked about this tour, saying no just wasn’t an option. Performing alongside some of my oldest friends and singing some of my favourite songs is going to be so much fun! I have so much love for the UK, and I can’t wait to come back and perform for you all.”

Fatman Scoop “This tour is gonna be DOPE. I’ve always felt welcome in the UK, and I’m honoured to be hosting such a huge bill. This is gonna be legendary, everyone involved with this tour is gonna kill it every single night.”

Lisa Maffia “There’s nowhere I love playing more than my UK home, and what better way to play it than with a ton of the biggest and best in Garage? We all can’t wait for this thing to get started, it’s gonna be insane. You don’t want to miss this!”

Tickets are available online, from the booking hotline number 0844 493 6666 * or from 11.00am in person from the Utilita Arena Box Office. To book accessible seating, please call the accessible hotline on 0800 988 4440. Please note venue facility and booking fees will apply. *Call cost 7p per minute plus your phone company's access charge. Age restriction 14+

  • Date: Saturday 7th March 2020
  • Doors Open: 6.00pm
  • £44.90, £49.70, £59.30, £67.70, £80.90 & £106.10

    Please note facilities fees of 1.30 per ticket and booking fees apply

  • Sorry, this event has now passed and ticket sales are no longer available.
  • Doors Open: 6:00pm

    Fatman Scoop (host): 6:15pm - 6.30pm

    UK Garage Allstars: 6:30pm - 7:00pm

    Blu Cantrell: 7:05pm - 7:20pm

    Mya: 7:30pm - 7:50pm

    Eve: 8:00pm - 8:30pm

    Salt n Pepa: 8:35pm - 9:05pm

    Shaggy: 9:15pm - 9:45pm

    Nelly: 9:55pm - 10:40pm

  • On Saturday 7 March no Metro trains will run between Heworth and Jarrow or between Heworth and Brockley Whins to allow for track work. During the work a replacement bus service, number 900 will call at or close to all stations Heworth to Jarrow and bus 901 between Heworth and Brockley Whins. Please note some bus services will start/end service at Bede instead of Jarrow, some late night buses will continue to Benton via Regent Centre (drop off only after Heworth) and other late night buses from Heworth will end service at Pelaw. Trains will be running to all other stations but will not be to usual timetable or to usual frequency. On Saturday daytime trains will run to a 15 minute frequency (7.5 minutes in Newcastle city centre), on the evening a 20 minute frequency (10 minutes in Newcastle city centre).