(fcc) Alicia Keys announced today that she will be launching a North American summer concert tour which starts June 28th in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Produced by Live Nation, the KEYS TO THE SUMMER TOUR follows her sold-out and critically acclaimed The Alicia + Keys World Tour which brought Keys across Europe, North America and will soon head to Latin America.
The general on sale for the KEYS TO THE SUMMER TOUR will begin Friday, April 21st at 9am local time. Presales will run from Tuesday, April 18th - Thursday, April 20th. Alicia Keys Fan Club and Keys Soulcare Presales will launch Tuesday, April 18th at 1pm ET. Spotify, Live Nation, Ticketmaster and Venue Presales will launch Thursday, April 20th at 10am local time.
The KEYS TO THE SUMMER TOUR will bring the GRAMMY Award-winning global superstar back to North America for 23 arena dates and an all new, completely reimagined and redesigned concert experience and set list. The tour will feature Keys, for the first time ever, in a 360-degree, "in the round" production setup which will allow fans to experience her live performance in an entirely new and exhilarating way. Keys, known for incorporating innovative and engaging production design into her live performances, worked with director Diane Martel (who directed "If I Ain't Got You" and "Like You'll Never See Me Again" - two of Keys' most powerful videos) and designer Chiara Stephenson to design the concept and staging of the KEYS TO THE SUMMER TOUR.
Of the first-time, "in the round" production staging, Keys says, "The KEYS TO THE SUMMER TOUR is going to be completely unforgettable and unmissable! I describe it as a celebration of freedom and self-liberation! It's going to be colorful, magical and will light up your body, soul and all of your senses! This is my first time creating a 360 experience and we've made sure it's like nothing you've ever seen! I'm so excited to see y'all this summer!"
The tour will also offer a variety of VIP packages and experiences for fans to take their concert experience to the next level. Packages vary and will range from inclusion of premium tickets to the chance to join Keys in an exclusive, intimate and inspirational "Soulcare Session" before the show. For more information, visit vipnation.com.
Critically acclaimed for her stunning live concert performances, Keys' last North American tour earned rave reviews from press with the Tampa Bay Times calling it an "outstanding live performance that cemented her as one of the greatest musicians and singers of all time." VIBE dubbed the show "beautiful to witness" and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution said Keys set Atlanta "on fire."
KEYS TO THE SUMMER TOUR DATES:
June 28 Ft. Lauderdale, FL FLA Live Arena
June 30 Tampa, FL Amalie Arena
July 2 Charlotte, NC Spectrum Center
July 3 Atlanta, GA State Farm Arena
July 5 Memphis, TN FedExForum
July 7 Washington, DC Capital One Arena
July 9 Boston, MA TD Garden
July 10 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
July 12 Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center
July 14 Toronto, ON Scotiabank Arena
July 15 Cleveland, OH Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse
July 17 Detroit, MI Little Caesars Arena
July 18 Chicago, IL United Center
July 20 Louisville, KY KFC Yum! Center
July 21 St. Louis, MO Enterprise Center
July 23 New Orleans, LA Smoothie King Arena
July 24 Austin, TX Moody Center
July 27 Denver, CO Ball Arena
July 28 Salt Lake City, UT Maverik Center
July 30 Seattle, WA Climate Pledge Arena
August 1 Oakland, CA Oakland Arena
August 2 Los Angeles, CA The KIA Forum
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