LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- After a stellar 2009, surpassing Elvis as the solo artist with the most # 1 albums, scoring a # 1 single with the anthemic "Empire State Of Mind" with Alicia Keys, performing during the World Series at Yankee Stadium, winning American Music Awards, sitting down with Oprah and staging a sold out 2009 tour, JAY-Z has added dates for his BP3 2010 North American tour. JAY-Z will make a triumphant hometown appearance on March 2nd when he returns to Madison Square Garden with a performance that is sure to galvanize New York City fans. He has also added a date at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville on March 5th. It was also announced today that R&B singer Trey Songz will join JAY-Z and Grammy-nominated rapper Young Jeezy on the nationwide tour. Tickets for the newly announced dates go on sale at LiveNation.com beginning on Friday, January 15th, with all other dates on sale now.
Citi® cardmembers will have access to presale tickets for the New York City date beginning on January 12th at 10am local time through Citi's Private Pass® Program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com. For the Madison Square Garden show, Citi® cardmembers will also have access to VIP Ticket Packages that include VIP Lounge seats, personal concierge, a private pre-show VIP party and more.
"Jay-Z is the greatest rapper alive. Anyone who was in attendance at his sold-out KeyArena concert Saturday night can attest to that fact. Hova, Young Hov, Jigga, Hovito, whatever you call him Shawn Carter is on top of the rap game and there were no signs of him stepping down any time soon during his career-spanning two-hour show."
Seattle Post Intelligencer (KeyArena Review), October 19, 2009
The 2009 North American tour, a mix of 26 colleges and arenas, featured sold out dates including Pennsylvania State's Bryce Center, UCLA's Pauley Pavilion, Northern Kentucky University's Bank of Kentucky, Eastern Michigan University's Convocation Center, and the University of Massachusetts' Mullins Center as well as, the KeyArena in Seattle, Kelowna British Columbia's Prospera Place, Philadelphia's Wachovia Center, Providence's Dunkin' Donuts Center and Baltimore's 1st Mariner Arena.
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JAY-Z BP3 TOUR 2010 ------------------- Feb 20 Sunrise, FL Bank Atlantic Center Feb 22 Houston, TX Toyota Center Feb 23 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center Feb 25 New Orleans, LA New Orleans Arena Feb 27 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena Feb 28 Greensboro, NC Greensboro Coliseum Complex Mar 02 New York, NY Madison Square Garden* Mar 03 Washington, DC Verizon Center Mar 05 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Mar 06 East Rutherford, NJ Izod Center Mar 07 Norfolk, VA Scope Arena Mar 11 Boston, MA TD Garden Mar 12 Uniondale, NY Nassau Coliseum Mar 14 Detroit, MI The Palace of Auburn Hills Mar 16 Pittsburgh, PA Mellon Arena Mar 18 Chicago, IL United Center Mar 19 St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center Mar 20 Indianapolis, IN Conseco Fieldhouse Mar 22 Denver, CO Pepsi Center Mar 24 San Jose, CA HP Pavilion Mar 26 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center
* Tickets on sale Friday, January 15th.
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