Macklemore & Ryan Lewis coming to Bryce Jordan Center

June 24, 2013

Hip-hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will bring their fall U.S. tour to the Bryce Jordan Center at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7.  

Hailing from Seattle, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis independently released their debut full-length album, "The Heist," which reached the No. 1 slot on iTunes, debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard charts and was certified gold. Recently they made Billboard history as the only duo to send their first two singles to No. 1 on both the Hot 100 and Top 40 Radio charts with the new single “Can’t Hold Us” and breakout smash “Thrift Shop.” The songs have more than 60 million and 350 million views on YouTube, respectively. "Same Love," a song and video in support of marriage equality, was also certified gold.

Since releasing "The Heist," the duo has garnered attention in Rolling Stone, Billboard, NPR, TIME and GQ and won Billboard’s Top Rap Song of 2012. They've given live performances on "Saturday Night Live," "The Late Show with David Letterman," "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," "The Colbert Report," "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," the Billboard Music Awards and the MTV Movie Awards.

Rappers Talib Kweli and Big K.R.I.T. will be the opening acts on the tour. 

Tickets are $45, $39.50 and $34.50 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, June 28, at the Bryce Jordan Center, Eisenhower Auditorium, Penn State Downtown Theatre, Altoona Campus Ticket Outlet, online at or at 800-745-3000.

  • Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

    Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will perform Nov. 7 at the Bryce Jordan Center. 

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Last Updated June 26, 2013