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Rihanna heading home on Diamond Tour

SHERRYLYN CLARKE, [email protected]

Rihanna heading home on Diamond Tour

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CONCERT FEVER IS MOUNTING as Rihanna’s Diamonds World Tour is finally set to touch down next Friday at Kensington Oval.

Rihanna returns home to put on her second show for locals, the last being last year October. Rihanna’s Diamonds World Tour, with her many costume changes, pyrotechnics, extensive set list, 15 dancers, backup singers and musicians, promises to be a show in a show for locals.

A news release stated that for the Barbados leg, 25 tons of airfreight (stage equipment) is being brought in for the concert, along with a crew of 60.

“The stage will be a six-storey backdrop and speaker system (as tall as the Treasury building in Bridgetown); 350 moving lights along with an extensive lighting system; major pyrotechnics – 10 flame dragon heads; seven lasers (full colour 35 Watt RGB) creating a dynamic laser show; 60 feet catwalk extending into the audience and special giant LED video screens.”

Special guests rappers A Rocky and 2 Chainz have been confirmed as support for Barbados as well as for her performance tomorrow at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic and also October 29 in San Juan, at Hiram Bithorn Stadium. (NS)