Katy Perry Announces Final World Tour Dates

06/07/2011
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Katy Perry has announced the final five dates for California Dreams 2011 World Tour. The new North American dates will all take place in November.

These new dates include a stop at New York City's legendary Madison Square Garden on November 16 and wrap with a show at Staples Center in Los Angeles on November 22.

The North American leg of the tour, which kicks off tonight in Atlanta, features a rotating group of exciting openers, including Robyn, Janelle Monae, Oh Land, Jessie J and Marina & The Diamonds. DJ Skeet Skeet performs on all dates.

In other news, "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F)," the fifth single off Katy's Grammy-nominated album Teenage Dream, goes to Pop and Rhythm radio today. "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" follows Katy's four No. 1 singles, "California Gurls" featuring Snoop Dogg, "Teenage Dream," "Firework," and E.T." featuring Kanye West. Last month, Katy set a historic radio play record for the highest number of plays in a single week in the history of the Nielsen BDS mainstream Top 40 survey with "E.T.", surpassing her own record set with "California Gurls." With the success of "E.T.", Katy also became the first female artist to score four No. 1 singles from the same album on Billboard's Hot 100. Teenage Dream stands as only the ninth album to log at least four No. 1's in the over 50-year history of the chart and Katy has remained in the Top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for over a full year straight.

Last month, Katy performed "E.T." with Kanye West on American Idol and appeared on the June cover of Vanity Fair, shot by Annie Leibovitz. Katy spent the spring performing sold-out shows across Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Japan. Throughout the California Dreams Tour, she has been interacting with fans through social media networks. Concertgoers have been able to check in to venues using Facebook Places and Deals to receive special treats, as well as submit their Tweets via the "Tweet-to-Screen," powered by social curation start-up Mass Relevance giant on-stage screens that welcome fans to each show and display live fan photos and tweets (via dedicated show hashtags), giving everyone in the audience the chance to share their thoughts, excitement, and anticipation before Katy hits the stage. A mini-version of the "Tweet-to-Screen" also appears on Katy's tour diary (http://www.katyperry.com/tour-diary) to allow any fan anywhere in the world to participate in the excitement.

In addition, Katy has partnered with Tickets-for-Charity to offer special access to some of the best seats in the house on the California Dreams Tour. A portion of the proceeds from each purchase benefit three charities that Katy has selected: Generosity Water, The Humane Society of the United States, and the Children's Health Fund. To date, her fans have raised over $150,000 in charitable donations. A limited number of premium seats benefiting these great causes are available now for select tour dates on www.ticketsforcharity.com.

California Dreams Tour Dates
June 7 Atlanta, GA Arena at Gwinnett Center*
June 9 Orlando, FL UCF Arena*
June 10 Tampa, FL St. Pete Times Forum*
June 11 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Bank Atlantic Center*
June 14 Raleigh, NC RBC Center*
June 15 Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion*
June 17 Uniondale, NY Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum*
June 18 Boston, MA TD Garden*
June 19 Newark, NJ Prudential Center*
June 22 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena+
June 23 Pittsburgh, PA Petersen Events Center+
June 24 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center+
June 28 Detroit, MI Palace of Auburn Hills+
June 30 Toronto, ONT Air Canada Centre+
July 2 Montreal, QC Bell Centre+
July 3 Ottawa, ONT ScotiaBank Place+
July 5 Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena+
July 7 Milwaukee, WI Marcus Amphitheater Milwaukee Summerfest+
July 8 Chicago, IL Allstate Arena+
July 9 St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center+
July 13 Regina, SK Brandt Centre**
July 14 Winnipeg, MB MTS Centre**
July 16 Calgary, AB Scotiabank Saddledome Calgary Stampede**
July 17 Edmonton, AB Rexall Place**
July 19 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
July 20 Seattle, WA KeyArena at Seattle Center*
July 22 Portland, OR Rose Garden Arena*
July 23 Boise, ID Taco Bell Arena*
July 25 Salt Lake City, UT Energy Solutions Arena*
July 26 Denver, CO 1st Bank Center*
July 28 Dallas, TX Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie*
July 29 Houston, TX Toyota Center*
July 30 Austin, TX Frank Erwin Center*
August 3 Phoenix, AZ Comerica Theatre*
August 5 Los Angeles, CA Nokia Theatre LA Live*
August 6 Los Angeles, CA Nokia Theatre LA Live*
August 7 Los Angeles, CA Nokia Theatre LA Live*
August 9 San Diego, CA Valley View Casino Center &
August 12 San Jose, CA HP Pavilion &
August 13 Santa Barbara, CA The Bowl &
August 14 Santa Barbara, CA The Bowl &
August 17 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center**
August 19 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena**
August 20 St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center**
Sept 7 San Antonio, TX AT&T Center**
Sept 8 New Orleans, LA New Orleans Arena**
Sept 10 Louisville, KY KFC Yum! Arena**
Sept 11 Grand Rapids, MI Van Andel Arena**
Sept 13 Columbus, OH Schottenstein Arena**
Sept 14 Indianapolis, IN Conseco Fieldhouse**
Sept 16 Omaha, NE Qwest Center**
Sept 17 Tulsa, OK BOK Center**

NEWLY ANNOUNCED DATES:
Nov 15 Hartford, CT XL Center # (on sale June 17)
Nov 16 New York, NY Madison Square Garden # (on sale June 17)
Nov 19 Las Vegas, NV Mandalay Bay Center # (on sale June 17)
Nov 21 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena # (on sale June 11)
Nov 22 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center # (on sale June 17)

* denotes show with Robyn
+ denotes show with Marina & The Diamonds
** denotes show with Janelle Monae
& denotes show with Oh Land
# denotes show with Jessie J

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