Janet Jackson Sets U.S. Dates For Rope Tour

Janet Jackson has announced the full U.S. itinerary for her Velvet Rope Tour, which will open up on July 9 in Washington, D.C., and will wrap up 3 months later on October 11 with a New York City concert which will be broadcast on HBO.

As we previously reported (see "Janet Jackson Gets Serious For New Tour"), Jackson plans to donate a portion of the tour's revenues to the youth action group, "America's Promise." Jackson will open her tour with a string of dates in Germany and the U.K. from April through early June.

The dates for the stateside leg of the Velvet Rope world tour are:

  • 7/9 - Washington, DC @ MCI Center
  • 7/13 - Grand Rapids, MI @ Van Andel Arena
  • 7/15 - Auburn Hills, MI @ Palace of Auburn Hills
  • 7/17 - Detroit, MI @ Joe Louis Arena
  • 7/18 - Cleveland, OH @ Gund Arena
  • 7/20 - Cincinnati, OH @ Crown
  • 7/22 - Camden, NJ @ Blockbuster-Sony Center
  • 7/24 - Rosemont, IL @ Rosemont Horizon

  • 7/25 - Rosemont, IL @ Rosemont Horizon
  • 7/29 - Minneapolis, MN @ Target Center
  • 7/31 - St. Louis, MO @ Kiel Center
  • 8/1 - Kansas City, MO @ Kemper Arena
  • 8/3 - Denver, CO @ McNichols Arena
  • 8/5 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Delta Center
  • 8/8 - Vancouver, BC @ General Motors Place
  • 8/10 - Portland, OR @ Rose Garden Arena
  • 8/14 - Sacramento, CA @ ARCO Arena
  • 8/15 - Oakland, CA @ Oakland Coliseum
  • 8/16 - Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
  • 8/20 - Inglewood, CA @ Great Western Forum
  • 8/21 - Inglewood, CA @ Great Western Forum
  • 8/23 - Anaheim, CA @ Arrowhead Pond
  • 8/28 - San Diego, CA @ TBA
  • 8/29 - Las Vegas, CA @ MGM Grand Arena
  • 8/30 - Phoenix, AZ @ America West Arena
  • 9/2 - Dallas, TX @ TBA
  • 9/3 - Woodlands, TX @ C.W. Mitchell Pavilion
  • 9/5 - Nashville, TN @ Nashville Arena
  • 9/11 - Miami, FL @ TBA
  • 9/12 - Tampa, FL @ Ice Palace
  • 9/14 - Orlando, FL @ Orlando Arena
  • 9/16 - Atlanta, GA @ Lakewood

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  • 9/18 - Atlantic City, NJ @ Trump Taj Mahal
  • 9/20 - Worcester, MA @ Centrum
  • 9/23 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Pittsburgh Civic Arena
  • 9/24 - Columbus, OH @ Polaris Amphitheatre
  • 9/26 - Buffalo, NY @ Marine Midland Arena
  • 9/27 - Albany, NY @ Pepsi Arena
  • 10/4 - Hartford, CT @ Hartford Civic
  • 10/7 - Providence, RI @ Providence Civic
  • 10/10 - New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
  • 10/11 - New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden