Snoop Dogg to play Rivets Stadium

Staff Report

ROCKFORD – Snoop Dogg will hit the stage at Choice Furniture Field at Rivets Stadium Aug. 15.

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m., this Friday, and can be purchased online at: rockfordrivets.com or Eventbrite.com search keyword Snoop Dogg. Ticket prices start at $49. Center Stage tickets are $89.

Snoop Dogg’s career began in the early ’90s after being discovered by Dr. Dre. He was featured on Dre’s first single “Deep Cover” and his debut album, “The Chronic,” in 1992. Since then, Snoop Dogg has gone on to sell more than 23 million albums in the U.S. and 35 million albums worldwide.

Spawning the singles, “What’s My Name?” and “Gin and Juice,” Snoop’s first album, “Doggystyle,” was released in 1993 and debuted at No. 1 on the BillboardTM 200 and BillboardTM Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts. In 1995, he won the Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist award at the American Music Awards.

Throughout his career, Snoop has worked with a number of musical artists including Tupac Shakur, Pharrell Williams, Justin Timberlake and Katy Perry. Aside from his rapping, Snoop Dogg has also starred in multiple movies and television shows including Entourage, Martha and Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party, The Price is Right and Scary Movie 5. In 2016, he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame’s celebrity wing and in 2018, he set the Guinness World Record for the largest Paradise cocktail.

“We have an amazing environment for not only baseball but music and entertainment as well,” Rivets General Manager Chad Bauer said. “We’re excited to showcase this facility to fans from Loves Park, Rockford, Chicago Suburbs to Southern Wisconsin and more with such an iconic entertainer like Snoop Dogg who appeals to music lovers from all genres young and old.”

The show starts at 7 p.m. Supporting acts are subject to change.

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