Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Close Up & Personal

Los Angeles-area fans of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will get to see the hip hop stars in an intimate setting next week when the duo play a small theatre just days before their performance on the Grammy Awards Jan. 26.

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Times Square, New York City

Presented by T-Mobile, Macklemore & Lewis will perform for 1,400 fans at the Belasco Theatre Jan. 23.

Turns out T-Mobile’s top gun is a big fan Macklemore & Lewis fan.

“My appreciation for Macklemore and Ryan Lewis seems to be the worst kept secret in the social hemisphere,” T-Mobile CEO John Legere said.  “Their ability to shake things up and keep it real for their fans is a lot like the Un-carrier moves we’ve been making in the wireless world, so I’m really excited to team up and present this special performance for all of their fans.”

Whether or not you’re accustomed to comparing your musical heroes to mobile phone service providers, this is a great opportunity to see one of the fastest-rising acts in recent years performing in a small room.  Tickets go on sale today (Jan. 17) at 10 a.m. PST.  Click here for more information.

For a peak behind the curtain, check out Pollstar’s interview with agents Peter Schwartz and Joshua Dick of The Agency Group about developing Macklemore & Lewis’ career.