Aren’t these photos of the new Move Live On Tour amazing? These shots were taken and tweeted out by @jnemec100. To see more photos, videos, interviews, guest blogs, etc. of the tour, see PureDerekHough.com. For tickets to see the show, see this link.
Derek spoke to the Miami Herald back before the tour started and they apparently just published it to coincide with MOVE arriving in Florida.
Derek Hough’s twist on a recent Season 20 Dancing With the Stars episode was the “Ouch!” heard ’round the country.
On April 20, while rehearsing for the 10th anniversary special edition of the ballroom dance competition show — Hough is its most winning pro — the 30-year-old Utah native broke a toe on his right foot after an errant kick. He then sprained the inside and the outside of his left ankle, and ended up with a bone bruise (the latter after tumbling down stairs while attending to his toe).
Bad break and bad timing. You could practically hear the accountants gasp.
Hough was in his customary race toward the finals with gymnast “star” partner Nastia Liukin (the couple finished in fourth place) and simultaneously starring in a New York Spring Spectacular dance show at Radio City Music Hall. He was also readying rehearsals for the second annual MOVE Live Tour with sister Julianne Hough (a judge on DWTS and actress).
MOVE — with both stars intact, he swears — cha-chas onto the Hard Rock Live stage Friday. “I learned the show in three days this year,” he says.
Hough is involved in every aspect of MOVE — choreographing the routines, dancing, singing and engaging in banter with his younger sis.
“I’m feeling much better, I’m getting strong,” Hough says on the phone during a break in rehearsals in Los Angeles as carpenters slam together painted sets, costumers run around and giant fans blow air around the Houghs.
For Hough, work is always a race against the clock. He wasn’t even supposed to be on the DWTS anniversary season due to the Radio City gig, but “I get passionate about challenges,” he says.
“It was outrageous traveling back and forth, rehearsing and doing two to three shows a day. Instead of scaring me it got me excited — let’s see if I can do this. But I’m a team player and very loyal person, and if I could make it work and be a part of that 10th anniversary, which was a milestone, I thought it important to be part of that.”
Jo Swafford took some amazing photos at the shows she went to in Texas. See purederekhough.com for more coverage of MOVE Live on Tour.
Julianne And Derek Hough’s Move Live On Tour Premieres in Phoenix, Arizona – HQ Photos, Video, And More
@ashfrye08 Tonight in Phoenix @juleshough and @derekhough reminded us not only to appreciate all we have in life, especially our health, but that everything we need to accomplish our dreams is already inside of us. We all have a light, we just need to ignite it.
Julianne and Derek Hough’s Move Live On Tour kicked off in Phoenix, Arizona last night. Below are some breathtaking shots. To view more, see Getty Images. To read more coverage from the show last night including interviews, fan reviews, sizzling hot dance videos (like the one above), and more, see Pure Derek Hough. It’s a huge dance party and then some! Tickets
We’ve been posting a lot on the new Dancing With The Stars Live Tour and Ballroom With A Twist, but, they aren’t the only game in town. Just a reminder that rehearsals are alive and well for Derek and Julianne Hough’s new Move Live On Tour this summer as well. Below is just a little sample we might see. Also, check out this new costume teaser. For more Move Live On Tour information on the dancers, photos, and lots of fun new interviews with Derek and Julianne, see Pure Derek Hough at this Move Live On Tour 2015 link. Tickets are selling out fast. So, get your tickets soon if you haven’t yet. Also, if you’d like to blog about it, be sure to let Miss Heidi and I know.
Okay, we’re now up to three Derek dances on the finale, this one with Julianne, the one with Amy and Noah, and one with Nastia. I sense an attempt at appeasing the masses. Or just using Derek to keep his fans tuned in. BUT, this offers Derek and Julianne a great opportunity to promote MOVE! Derek, at least, is owed that much, IMO.
What do you all think? Discuss.
— Derek Hough (@derekhough) May 16, 2015
Yesterday, Derek Hough formally announced the new “Move Live On Tour” coming this summer and said it would be epic! Be watching Pure Derek Hough closely as Heidi and I will be posting any new updates including ticket information soon.
Also, below is a new “New York Spring Spectacular” commercial starring Derek. It’s the best one yet. See below to see what I mean and if you haven’t got tickets yet, be sure you do so here. Want more pics and commercials, etc.? If so, see Pure Derek Hough!
Remember dance pro Sonny Fredie Pedersen from the troupe a couple of season’s ago? Well, here he is in a cool dance number he created called “Tous Les Memes”. Some of you might recognize the girl dancer too. It’s Nika Kljun from Derek and Julianne Hough’s Move Live On Tour (To the powers that be, please get these two on Dancing With The Stars). Just a little extra before the show tonight!
Below are more interviews with Julianne Hough. She talks about judging Dancing With The Stars. She also talks on Derek Hough and building the “Move Live On Tour” brand (get ready, she and Derek plan to tour again next summer). Thanks to Lori for sending!!
In this interview Julianne mentions how she might dance at some point in the season…
During the Dancing With The Stars Season 19 promo shoot, Derek talked about what it’s going to be like being judged every week by his sister, Julianne. He also talked of what it was like working with her on tour this past summer. Sweet!! You can watch it at the official Dancing With The Stars site at this link.
Speaking of Derek, Heidi has been working overtime getting up International versions of some of the Dancing With The Stars videos released from this past week. Be sure to see them all at Pure Derek Hough as well as more interviews, pics, etc. with Bethany Mota and Derek. MUST SEE!
What an incredible summer it’s been for Derek and Julianne Hough and their talented cast as they travelled the United States in the “Move Live On Tour”. Yesterday and last night, they wrapped it all up in Los Angeles, California to another sold out crowd. Below are some breathtaking shots. These faces say it all! For more, see Getty Images. Pure Derek Hough has more coverage as well as lots of fan blogs (and some new blogs coming up Heidi tells us). Each and every one of them are so special. Be sure to check them all out at this link. A “moving” tour never to be forgotten!