Beyoncé and the “Formation World Tour” at the Lakeview Amphitheater

It was the announcement heard all over Central New York, the latest addition to the Lakeview Amphitheater entertainment lineup. Beyoncé and her “Formation Tour” will hit the venue during the New York State Fair. According to State Fair officials, “We look forward to the fans that’ll come from all over for this special concert, at the most scenic place in the region.”

performs onstage during the Pepsi Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show at Levi's Stadium on February 7, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.

performs onstage during the Pepsi Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show at Levi’s Stadium on February 7, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.

Spokesperson for Beyoncé have neither confirmed nor denied the addition of this stop on their summer tour schedule. Immediately, local law enforcement organizations blasted the decision to bring, “queen Bee” to the facility. “We are intimidated by those Afro hair styles, and those weaponized combs called ‘Afro-Picks’ are dangerous to public safety.  We also hear that they’re using young girls wearing ‘Afro-Puffs’ as a recruiting tool, this concert should be cancelled.”

Onondaga County Executive Joannie Mahoney, stunned by the controversy tried to lend support to the upcoming event in a statement said. “I live Like Jane Fonda, I will not drive a Honda, won’t swim in Onondaga, I got hot sauce in my bag, swag”. The response from the general public was earth shaking,  Anna Mae Bullock of Liverpool waiting for her bus at the CENTRO Hub, enthusiastically shouted, “I got hot sauce in my bag! “

Lakeview Amphitheater operators have stated and printed on the back of tickets, “No hot sauce allowed” Wegman’s immediately protested the move as an infringement on their ability to brand and market products. Wegman’s new Beyoncé inspired product called; Beyoncé’s Texas- bama Hot Sauce has been flying off the shelves.

Within an hour of the announcement of the concert several hundred Beyoncé fans lined up for their chance to snag good spots, prices start at $145 for seats and $85 for lawn access. Unfortunately, two women and one man were taken away by ambulance as their Beyoncé bounce imitation contest goes terribly wrong.  Injuries include 2 busted buttocks and one sprained ankle.

Lakeview Amphitheater 2016 concert schedule

Lakeview Amphitheater

Lakeview Amphitheater






June 3: Ringo Starr and His All-Star Band
June 22: Dave Matthews Band
June 24: Rascal Flatts
June 25: Daryl Hall & John Oates
June 27: Def Leppard, REO Speedwagon, Tesla
July 4: Symphoria, Syracuse Pops Chorus, fireworks
July 5: 5 Seconds of Summer
July 7: Vans Warped Tour
July 9: Disturbed with Breaking Benjamin
July 10: Phish
July 13: Journey/Doobie Brothers
July 15: Jason Aldean
July 21: Zac Brown Band
July 23: Slipknot with Marilyn Manson
Aug. 6: Dierks Bentley
Aug. 7: Beyoncé and the “Formation World Tour”
Aug. 25: Keith Urban
Aug. 27: KoRn and Rob Zombie
Sept: 2: “Surprise superstar” country act
Sept. 3: ZZ Top, Gregg Allman