Kanye, Jay-Z add more cities to "Watch the Throne" trek
Citing "overwhelming" response to presale tickets that hit the market Tuesday (8/2), concert promoter Live Nation has added five more dates for the "Watch the Throne" co-headlining tour featuring hip-hop superstars Kanye West and Jay-Z.
Newly confirmed shows are now set for Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Montreal; Pittsburgh; Kansas City, MO; and Tacoma, WA, according to a press release issued today by the concert promoter.
Presale tickets for the just-announced shows hit the market Friday (8/5) via LiveNation.com, and tickets for all dates go on sale to the general public on Aug. 8. More shows are said to be in the works.
Fans who purchase a ticket to the concert will receive a code to download a digital copy of the duo's collaborative album as The Throne. The album, dubbed "Watch the Throne," will be available exclusively on iTunes on Aug. 8.
29 - Atlanta, GA - Philips Arena
30 - Greensboro, NC - Greensboro Coliseum Complex
1 - Baltimore, MD - 1st Mariner Arena
2 - Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center
3 - Washington, DC - Verizon Center
5, 6 - East Rutherford, NJ - IZOD Center
14 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL - BankAtlantic Center (new date)
21 - Boston, MA - TD Garden
22 - Montreal, Quebec - Bell Centre (new date)
23 - Toronto, Ontario - Air Canada Centre
26 - Auburn Hills, MI - The Palace of Auburn Hills
27 - Pittsburgh, PA - Consol Energy Center (new date)
29 - Kansas City, MO - Spirit Center (new date)
1 - Chicago, IL - United Center
5 - Houston, TX - Toyota Center
6 - Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center
9 - Las Vegas, NV - MGM Grand Hotel
10 - San Jose, CA - HP Pavilion at San Jose
12 - Los Angeles, CA - Staples Center
16 - Tacoma, WA - Tacoma Dome (new date)
18 - Vancouver, British Columbia - Rogers Arena