Beyonce Confirms New World Tour After Super Bowl Performance
As the title and poster for her forthcoming "The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour" were leaked online simultaneously with the much-awaited Super Bowl weekend extravaganza, Beyonce Knowles waited after her explosive halftime show performance to confirm the big news. The Grammy Award-winning artist is set to go on a four-month, transatlantic tour where she will showcase the powerful vocals and fierce choreography that she brought to the recently-concluded "BeyonceBowl".
The formal announcement came after Beyonce initially hinted to fans about it during the Super Bowl press conference, where she also addressed the lip-syncing controversy that marred her national anthem rendition at the Obama inauguration. "I may have an announcement after the [Super Bowl] performance - fans should just stay tuned to see," the singer teased.
The new world tour is set to support her new album which has yet to be named and whose release date is yet to be decided. It will kick off in Serbia on April 15, after which Bey will play in shows in key cities in Europe like Paris, Stockholm, London and Berlin, for a total of two months before trekking across the United States, beginning in Los Angeles and ending in Brooklyn's Barclay's Center. She is expected to fill such famed arenas as the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the United Center in Chicago and the Mohegun Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut.
Aside from the tour dates, team Beyonce also released a 30-second promotional clip for the major concert tour.
Beyonce's "The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour" European and American leg:
- April 15 - Kombank Arena, Belgrade, Serbia
- April 17 - Arena Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
- April 19 - Slovnaft Arena, Bratislava, Slovakia
- April 22 - Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam, Holland
- April 24 and 25 - Palais Omnisports, Paris, France
- April 26 - LG Arena, Birmingham, UK
- April 29, 30 and May 1, 3 - The O2, London, UK
- May 7 - Manchester Arena, Manchester, UK
- May 11 and 12 - The O2, Dublin, Ireland
- May 14 - Sportpaleius, Antwerp, Belgium
- May 17 - Hallenstadion, Zurich, Switzerland
- May 18 - Mediolanum Forum, Milan, Italy
- May 20 - Park & Suites Arena, Montpellier, France
- May 22 - Olympiahalle, Munich, Germany
- May 24 - O2 World, Berlin, Germany
- May 25 - National Stadium, Warsaw, Poland
- May 27 - Forum, Copenhagen, Denmark
- May 28 - Telenor Arena, Oslo, Norway
- May 29 - Ericsson Globe Arena, Stockholm, Sweden
- June 28 - Staples Centre, Los Angeles, CA
- June 29 - MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, NV
- July 2 - HP Pavilion, San Jose, CA
- July 5 - Chesapeak Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, OK
- July 6 - American Airlines Centre, Dallas, TX
- July 9 - B&T Centre, Fort Lauderdale, FL
- July 10 - American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL
- July 12 - Gwinnett Centre, Atlanta, GA
- July 13 - Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, TN
- July 15 - Toyota Centre, Houston, TX
- July 17 - United Centre, Chicago, IL
- July 18 - XCEL Energy Centre, St Paul, MN
- July 20 - The Palace of Auburn Hills, Detroit, MI
- July 21 - Air Canada Centre, Toronto, ON
- July 22 - Bell Centre, Montreal, QC
- July 23 - TD Garden, Boston, MA
- July 25 - Wells Fargo Centre, Philadelphia, PA
- July 26 - Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ
- July 27 - Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC
- July 29 - Verizon Centre, Washington, DC
- August 2 - Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, CT
- August 3 - Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY
Beyonce's "The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour" promo clip:
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