Two of hip-hop and R&B’s most legendary artists – Mary J. Blige and Nas – announced they’ll be adding more dates to their summer co-headlining tour. Fans can now also catch them on the road this summer for new dates in Brooklyn, Baltimore, Newark, and Indianapolis. The two also announced an epic final show at the famous Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, CA, wrapping the tour on September 17th. The hitmaking heavyweights will be bringing a stacked setlist of songs spanning both of their careers that will make this one of the can’t miss shows of the summer.
Produced by Live Nation, the 28-city outing will kick off July 11th in West Palm Beach, FL at the Coral Sky Amphitheatre and make previously announced stops in Atlanta, Houston, Las Vegas and more. The North American trek will see the two performing in a number of indoor and outdoor spaces across amphitheaters and arenas all summer long. Please see full itinerary below.
Tickets for the newly added dates will go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, June 28th at 10am local time at LiveNation.com. Citi is the official presale credit card of the tour. As such, Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase presale tickets beginning Tuesday, June 25th at 10am local time until Thursday, June 27th at 10pm local time through Citi EntertainmentSM. For complete presale details visit www.citientertainment.com.
MARY J. BLIGE AND NAS SUMMER 2019 DATES:
*newly added dates bolded below
|7/11/19||West Palm Beach, FL||Coral Sky Amphitheatre at the S. Florida Fairgrounds|
|7/13/19||Tampa, FL||MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre at the FL State Fairgrounds|
|7/14/19||Jacksonville, FL||Daily’s Place*|
|7/20/19||Atlantic City, NJ||Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena*|
|7/21/19||Virginia Beach, VA||Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater|
|7/24/19||Charlotte, NC||PNC Music Pavilion|
|7/25/19||Raleigh, NC||Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek|
|7/28/19||Detroit, MI||DTE Energy Music Theatre|
|7/31/19||St. Louis, MO||Hollywood Casino Amphitheater|
|8/2/19||Houston, TX||The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion|
|8/3/19||Austin, TX||Austin360 Amphitheater|
|8/6/19||Kansas City, MO||Starlight Theatre|
|8/9/19||Phoenix, AZ||Ak-Chin Pavilion|
|8/14/19||San Francisco, CA||Shoreline Amphitheatre|
|8/16/19||Las Vegas, NV||The Joint*|
|8/17/19||Las Vegas, NV||The Joint*|
|8/20/19||Albuquerque, NM||Isleta Amphitheater|
|8/22/19||Dallas, TX||Dos Equis Pavilion|
|8/25/19||Tuscaloosa, AL||Tuscaloosa Amphitheater|
|8/26/19||Atlanta, GA||Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood|
|8/28/19||Brooklyn, NY||Barclays Center|
|8/29/19||Baltimore, MD||Royal Farms Arena|
|8/31/19||Syracuse, NY||St Joseph’s Health Amphitheater|
|9/1/19||Boston, MA||Xfinity Center|
|9/8/19||Newark, NJ||Prudential Center|
|9/10/19||Toronto, ON||Budweiser Stage|
|9/12/19||Indianapolis, IN||Bankers Life Fieldhouse|
|9/17/19||Los Angeles, CA||Hollywood Bowl|
*Nas not playing
About Mary J. Blige
Iconic Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, actress and philanthropist, Mary J. Blige is a figure of inspiration, transformation and empowerment making her one of the defining voices of the contemporary music era. With a track record of eight multi-platinum albums, nine Grammy Awards (plus a staggering 32 nominations), two Academy Award nominations, two Golden Globe nominations, and a SAG nomination, among many other accolades, Blige has cemented herself as a global superstar. And in the ensuing years, the singer/songwriter has attracted an intensely loyal fan base—responsible for propelling worldwide sales of more than 50 million albums.
Since his Illmatic debut in 1994, hip hop heavyweight Nas has long been considered one of the most influential and talented MCs to ever hold a mic. The Queens, NY native has dodged the unpredictable and ephemeral nature of the rap industry, consistently releasing critically acclaimed projects that become more than just hip hop records, but defining moments in music history. Racking up 11 albums in the Billboard Top 10, 6 debuting at #1, 13 Grammy nominations, 8 consecutive platinum and multi-platinum albums, and over 30 millions records sold worldwide, Nas’ catalogue speaks for itself. Most recently, Nas released the 4th of 5 Kanye West-produced projects, NASIR.
Jason Price founded the mighty Icon Vs. Icon more than a decade ago. Along the way, he’s assembled an amazing group of like-minded individuals to spread the word on some of the most unique people and projects on the pop culture landscape.