Jay-Z Goes Back To School

LOS ANGELES, CA (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Jay-Z, one of the most powerful voices in music today, a multiple Grammy Award winner and influencer that has resonated with a generation of music fans, is officially announcing his fall tour. With 21 dates confirmed, the tour will make stops at a mix of
college campus arenas and traditional venues across North America starting at Penn State University on
October 9th.

Prior to the tour kickoff, Jay-Z will hold a charity concert at New York’s legendary Madison Square
Garden on Friday, September 11th in support of the New York Police & Fire Widows and Children’s
Benefit Fund. For this live event, 100% of the proceeds from tickets sales and concert merchandise will
go directly to the charity.

Jay-Z’s highly anticipated new album, ‘The Blueprint 3,’ will be released on September 11th.
The fall tour is the follow-up to the historic “Mary J. Blige & Jay-Z: Heart of the City” tour where they
performed for more than 600,000 fans and received rave reviews at every stop. The 28 date trek grossed
more than $35 million.

The North American tour is being produced by Live Nation.

Tour Dates:


10/09 – State College, PA – Penn State/Bryce Jordan Center
10/10 – Cincinnati, OH – N Kentucky U/Bank of Kentucky Center
10/13 – Edmonton, AB – Rexall Place
10/14 – Calgary, AB – Pengrowth Saddledome
10/15 – Kelowna, BC – Prospera Place
10/16 – Vancouver, BC – General Motors Place
10/17 – Seattle, WA – KeyArena
10/21 – Ypsilanti, MI – Eastern Michigan U/Convocation Center
10/23 – Philadelphia, PA – Wachovia Center (Powerhouse)
10/24 – Providence, RI – Dunkin Donuts Center
10/25 – Amherst, MA – U of Mass/Mullins Center
10/27 – Baltimore, MD – 1st Mariner Arena
10/28 – Columbus, OH – Ohio State/Schottenstein Center
10/29 – London, ON – John Labatt Centre
10/30 – Montreal, QC – Bell Centre
10/31 – Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre
11/01 – Ottawa, ON – Scotiabank Place
11/12 – Champaign, IL – University of Illinois/Assembly Hall
11/19 – Albuquerque, NM – Tingley Coliseum
11/20 – El Paso, TX – U of Texas at El Paso/Don Haskins Ctr
11/22 – Austin, TX – U of Texas at Austin/Frank Erwin Center

–by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers

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