Rihanna to Tour Across North America With Ke$ha and Nicki Minaj
Rihanna has mapped out a North American traveling show dubbed "Last Girl on Earth" tour to support her latest studio album "Rated R". For the upcoming gig, the Barbadian songstress will take Ke$ha and Nicki Minaj as her opening acts.
The concert series will be kicked off on July 2 at White River Amphitheatre in Seattle, WA and will be wrapped on August 25 at United Center in Chicago, IL. Tickets will go on sale beginning April 9 with fan club presale starting two days earlier on date 7.
In a recent interview with AOL, Rihanna talked about what to expect from the gig. "We've never done a tour to this capacity," she said. "The production is unbelievable and the costumes, we just took it to a whole new level. Visually and sonically it's going to be a big step up from the last time. We just keep growing, and this time it is a massive production that I cannot wait for."
Beside promoting "Rated R", this tour will also be a platform for Ke$ha and Nicki Minaj to do a cross promotion for their materials. Ke$ha has released her debut album "Animal" in January, while Nicki has dropped her first single "Massive Attack" in March and is expected to release an album later this year.
"Last Girl on Earth" tour dates:
- Jul 02 - White River Amphitheatre in Seattle, WA
- Jul 04 - General Motors Place in Vancouver, Canada
- Jul 06 - Pengrowth Saddeldome in Calgary, Canada
- Jul 09 - ARCO Arena in Sacramento, CA
- Jul 10 - Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, CA
- Jul 14 - Hard Rock Casino Albuquerque presents The Pavilion in Albuquerque, NM
- Jul 15 - Comfort Dental Amphitheatre in Denver, CO
- Jul 17 - Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, NV
- Jul 21 - Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA
- Jul 22 - Cricket Wireless Pavilion in Phoenix, AZ
- Jul 28 - Philips Arena in Atlanta, GA
- Jul 30 - Ford Amphitheatre in Tampa, FL
- Jul 31 - American Airlines Center in Miami, FL
- Aug 03 - Verizon Wireless Music Center in Indianapolis, IN
- Aug 05 - Molson Canadian Amphitheatre in Toronto, Canada
- Aug 07 - Bell Center in Montreal, Canada
- Aug 08 - Comcast Center in Boston, MA
- Aug 11 - Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT
- Aug 12 - Madison Square Garden in New York, NY
- Aug 15 - Nikon at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh, NY
- Aug 18 - Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, NJ
- Aug 20 - Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, VA
- Aug 21 - Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey, PA
- Aug 22 - DTE Energy Music Theatre in Detroit, MI
- Aug 25 - United Center in Chicago, IL
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