San Diego marked the site of Justin Bieber's first leg in his "Believe" world tour at the Valley View Casino with a performance that left Beliebers wowed and his detractors impressed that the boy wonder is still making songs. Love him or hate him, though, he's all the rage and his concert was the place to be Saturday in San Diego.
I just wanna be me.
That written declaration, which appeared on the enormous video screen above the stage some 25 minutes into Justin Bieber’s Saturday night concert at Valley View Casino Center, couldn’t have been more clearly stated. Yet, as the Canadian vocal superstar expertly went through his paces during his eye- and ear-popping show, it was hard not to wonder: Who, exactly, is the “me” he wants to be?
Is it the teen-pop heartthrob, whose songs of earnest puppy-love propelled the now 19-year-old Bieber into the international limelight in 2009?