The [artist id="30064"]Black Eyed Peas[/artist] haven't reached the E.N.D. yet. The group just announced the stops for their first tour since 2006. The 100-date trek, called The E.N.D. World Tour 2010, kicks off in February.
The tour will start on February 4 at Philips Arena in Atlanta and will be produced by AEG Live. The North American stretch of the tour ends April 11 at GM Place in Vancouver, Canada. The crew will then play dates in Europe and the U.K. According to the press release, the tour will have several "green" elements, in addition to a charitable element, that will be announced in the future.
"AEG Live has always been a company that likes to execute out-of-the-box ideas. Our newest clients, the Black Eyed Peas, have defined that concept like no other group in contemporary music and culture," Randy Phillips, president and CEO of AEG Live, said in a statement. "We expect our first hundred shows together to be a roller-coaster ride that will redefine the live entertainment experience as only the Peas can."
The band released their chart-topping, single-spawning album The E.N.D. in June. At the time, the band said the album's club-banging sound was [article id="1605985"]influenced by the time Will.I.Am spent shooting "X-Men Origins: Wolverine"[/article] in Australia.
"He would always go to those clubs and get influenced by electronic music," Taboo said. "All four of us are back, for the people that are wondering if Fergie is coming back. Of course Will.I.Am is back, Apl.de.Ap and myself, so it's gonna be much more uplifting. It's a dance album. It's for people around the world."
The Black Eyed Peas' tour dates, according to their record label:
» February 4 - Atlanta, GA @ Philips Arena
» February 6 - Miami, FL @ American Airlines Arena
» February 9 - Jacksonville, FL @ Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
» February 10 - Tampa, FL @ St. Pete Times Forum
» February 12 - Nashville, TN @ Nashville Arena
» February 13 - Birmingham, AL @ BJCC Arena
» February 16 - Columbus, OH @ Schottenstein Center
» February 17 - Lexington, KY @ Rupp Arena
» February 19 - Raleigh, NC @ RBC Center
» February 20 - Charlotte, NC @ Time Warner Cable Arena
» February 23 - Washington, DC @ Verizon Center
» February 24 - New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
» February 26 - Boston, MA @ TD Garden
» March 1 - Uniondale, NY @ Nassau Coliseum
» March 3 - Philadelphia, PA @ Wachovia Center
» March 4 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Mellon Arena
» March 6 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada @ Air Canada Centre
» March 9 - Detroit, MI @ The Palace
» March 11 - Milwaukee, WI @ Bradley Center
» March 13 - Chicago, IL @ United Center
» March 19 - Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center
» March 20 - Tulsa, OK @ BOK Center
» March 22 - St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center
» March 24 - Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center
» March 25 - Des Moines, IA @ Wells Fargo Arena
» March 27 - Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center
» March 29 - Los Angeles, CA @ Staples Center
» March 31 - Glendale, AZ @ Jobing.com Arena
» April 2 - San Jose, CA @ HP Pavilion
» April 7 - Sacramento, CA @ ARCO Arena
» April 10 - Tacoma, WA @ Tacoma Dome
» April 11 - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada @ GM Place