Jay Z 'Magna Carter' World Tour: Announces North America Dates; 'Magna Carta Holy Grail' Goes Double-Platinum [VIDEO]
Jay Z has just confirmed the dates for the north american leg of his Magna Carter World Tour.
Jay Z confirmed the dates for the North American leg of his Magna Carter World Tour on Sept. 6.
The rapper will kick-start his American set of dates on Nov. 30 in St. Paul, Minessotta; he will be making 34 stops in the country during the tour. Jay Z's tour date announcement coincides with Kanye West confirming the dates for his tour promoting Yeezus. Kendrick Lamar will be the supporting act on West's tour.
Jay Z's world tour is in support of his latest album, Magna Carta Holy Grail. The album, for which he received a platinum plaque shortly after the release of the album, just went double platinum.
Jay Z recently wrapped the co-headlining Legends of Summer tour with Justin Timberlake. The hip-hop magnate also curated the second instalment of the Made in America festival, which took place in Philadelphia over Labor day weekend. The lineup for the massive concert was studded with heavyweights like Beyonce, Nine Inch Nails, Kendrick Lamar, Deadmau, Phoenix, and Public Enemy. A film has been made around the concert, it will feature the making of the concert, behind the scenes footage, interviews with artists, etc. The film is directed by Ron Howard and will premiere on Showtime on Oct. 11.
General sale for tickets begins on Sept. 12 at 10 a.m., and will be available through Live Nation and Ticketmaster. But fans have another option. A Facebook page has been set-up for the tour and fans can RSVP for early access and pre-sale tickets which will be available starting Sept. 11. Citi-card holders will be able to access the tickets earler, on Sept. 9 at 10 a.m.
Here are North America dates for the Magna Carter world tour:
Nov. 30: Xcel Energy Center; St. Paul, MN
Dec. 1: Pinnacle Bank Arena; Lincoln, NE
Dec. 2: Pepsi Center; Denver, CO
Dec. 6: Honda Center; Anaheim, CA
Dec. 7: Valley View Casino Center; San Diego, CA
Dec. 9: Staples Center; Los Angeles, CA
Dec. 10: Save Mart Center; Fresno, CA
Dec. 11: SAP Center; San Jose, CA
Dec. 13: Mandalay Bay Events Center; Las Vegas, NV
Dec. 18: Chesapeake Energy Arena; Oklahoma City, OK
Dec. 19: Toyota Center; Houston, TX
Dec. 20: AT&T Center; San Antonio, TX
Dec. 21: American Airlines Center; Dallas, TX
Dec. 27: Philips Arena; Atlanta, GA
Dec. 28: Birmingham, AL - BJCC Arena
Jan. 2: BB&T Center; Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Jan. 4: Time Warner Cable Arena; Charlotte, NC
Jan. 5: Greensboro Coliseum Complex; Greensboro, NC
Jan. 8: Quicken Loans Arena; Cleveland, OH
Jan. 9: United Center; Chicago, IL
Jan. 10: The Palace Of Auburn Hills; Detroit, MI
Jan. 12: Barclays Center; Brooklyn, NY
Jan. 13: Barclays Center; Brooklyn, NY
Jan. 16: Verizon Center; Washington DC
Jan. 17: Mohegan Sun Arena; Uncasville, CT
Jan. 18: TD Garden; Boston, MA
Jan. 19: Nassau Coliseum; Uniondale, NY
Jan. 21: CONSOL Energy Center; Pittsburgh, PA
Jan. 22: Prudential Center; Newark, NJ
Jan. 24: Bell Centre; Montreal, PQ
Jan. 27: Air Canada Centre; Toronto, ON
Jan. 29: Wells Fargo Center; Philadelphia, PA
Jan. 30: First Niagara Center; Buffalo, NY
Jan. 31: Bryce Jordan Center; State College, PA
Watch the Made in America trailer: