JAY-Z Announces Additional BP3 North American Tour Dates Including Hometown Madison Square Garden Appearance on March 2nd



Jan 11, 2010, 08:00 ET from Live Nation

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.

For complete ticket, tour and on sale information visit LiveNation.com.

    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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