Lady Gaga cancels Verizon Center date; Beyonce adds a second one

February 14, 2013

Lady Gaga's Feb. 25 show at the Verizon Center has been cancelled -- along with the rest of her Born This Way tour -- after the pop superstar announced she would need surgery to repair a hip injury. Refunds are available as of today.


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But the pop music gods don't close a door without opening a window, and that window comes in the guise of Beyonce, who has added a second Verizon Center date after her July 29 show sold out almost immediately. Tickets for the July 30 show go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster.

Alex Baldinger is editor of the Going Out Guide blog, which covers food, drink, arts, music, events and other curiosities in the D.C. area. He is forever in search of a great sandwich.
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