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Review: Beyonce and Jay Z Bring ‘On The Run’ to San Francisco

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Photo by Mason Poole/Parkwood Entertainment/PictureGroup

Photo by Mason Poole/Parkwood Entertainment/PictureGroup

One has to wonder if all the fuss about Beyoncé and Jay Z’s rumored separation is just one more staged act of the couple’s cinematic and highly scripted On The Road tour, in San Francisco on Tuesday for the first of two shows at AT&T Park.

With reports that the tour will bank $100 million on ticket sales barely muting rumors of divorce just hours before they hit the stage at AT&T Park, it’s well within their means to drum up a little scandal to keep them in the headlines and tickets sales moving (all press is good press, no?).

Drama aside, it’s doubtful many people at the nearly sold out show left unhappy on Tuesday.

The husband-and-wife duo stuck to the script with little deviation from the first 17 shows of the On the Run Tour—a Bonnie and Clyde theme weaved between nearly 40 songs during a 2.5 hour performance.

Read more on Metro affiliate SFstation.com.

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Matt Crawford is content director for Boulevards New Media, Inc. and Metro Newspaper and managing editor of SF Station. Follow him @Metro_Matt.

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