Monday, July 16, 2018

Janelle Monáe Announces Summer Tour, Hitting Boston July 21st.

Janelle Monáe Announces Summer Tour, Hitting Boston July 21st.

Acclaimed singer-songwriter, producer, actress, and activist Janelle Monáe has announced her return to touring with her upcoming North American Dirty Computer Tour. Fellow Wondaland artists Alexe Belle and Isis Valentino, known together as the soulful duo St. Beauty, will join the tour as a special guest. Monáe made a big splash with the recent announcement of her upcoming Dirty Computer album, releasing buzzworthy visuals for hot singles “Make Me Feel,” “Django Jane” and “PYNK,” giving fans an exciting peek in to the creative vision for her new music. The 27-city tour produced by Live Nation will kick off June 11 in Seattle, WA and make stops across famous amphitheaters and theaters in Los Angeles, Detroit, Nashville, New York, Atlanta, Miami and more before wrapping August 4 in Atlanta, GA. Tickets will go on sale to the general public beginning Wednesday, May 2 at LiveNation.com.

Monáe also released a brand new music video today for her previously released single “I Like That”

Her highly-anticipated third album Dirty Computer will be released this Friday, April 27th and is available for pre-order now. Every online U.S. ticket purchased for Janelle Monáe’s 2018 tour includes a standard digital copy of her new album, Dirty Computer. Instructions on how to redeem a copy will be sent to ticket purchasers via email on release day, April 27th 2018. Notable outlets such as NPR, Billboard, and W Magazine, among others, have praised Monáe’s cinematic range and vision on this album. The trailer is streaming now via YouTube and Monáe’s official website. Release date for the accompanying narrative film to be announced soon.

June 11 Seattle – King County’s Marymoor Park
June 12 Vancouver, British Columbia – Queen Elizabeth Theatre
June 13 Portland, OR – McMenamins Edgefield Amphitheater
June 16 San Francisco – The Masonic
June 20 San Diego – Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre at SDSU
June 26 Phoenix – Comerica Theater
June 28 Los Angeles – The Greek Theatre
June 30 Salt Lake City – The Complex
July 1 Denver, CO – The Paramount Theatre
July 3 Minneapolis – State Theatre
July 5 Chicago – The Chicago Theatre
July 6 Milwaukee – Summerfest
July 7 Grand Rapids, MI – 20 Monroe Live
July 9 Detroit – Fox Theatre Detroit
July 10 Cincinnati – Taft Theatre
July 11 St. Louis – The Pageant
July 13 Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium
July 14 Indianapolis – Murat Theatre at Old National Centre
July 16 Toronto, Ontario – Rebel
July 18 New York – Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden
July 20 Washington, DC – The Anthem
July 21 Boston – Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
July 23 Raleigh, NC – The Ritz
July 24 Charlotte, NC – The Fillmore Charlotte
July 26 Tampa, FL – Jannus Live
July 27 Miami – The Fillmore Miami at Jackie Gleason Theater
July 28 Orlando, FL – House of Blues Orlando
Aug. 4 Atlanta – Tabernacle