NEW YORK, NY. (Top40 Charts/ AEG Live) - Eight-time Grammy Award winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Tina Turner
announced plans today to make her long-awaited return to arenas throughout North America
beginning October 1st at Sprint Center in Kansas City, MO. Turner's tour, promoted by AEG Live, will delight fans in 17 cities across the U.S. and Canada before concluding on December 8th at the Bell Centre in Montreal. The brand new stage show will feature hit after hit spanning Turner's entire career, with a spectacular production including the singer's top-notch band, innovative choreography, hi-tech lighting and much more.
'After performing with Beyonce at The Grammy Awards, the response was overwhelming,' commented Tina. 'Everywhere I went people were asking me when I was going back on tour. So after a lot of thought and planning, I can answer the only way I know how .... See you in Kansas City where we'll kick the tour off!'
Turner's millennium worldwide trek, Twenty Four Seven, which Pollstar rated the most successful tour of 2000, attracted over three million fans to 23 stadiums around the globe over the course of nine months. One Last Time, the tour DVD of that elaborate, pyrotechnics-filled production, was certified platinum in the U.S. Turner is the most successful female rock artist of all time with record sales exceeding 180 million.
With sensual, soulful and powerful vocals that have been part of music history for over four decades, the singer's explosive live set will include everything from early career singles 'River Deep Mountain High,' 'Proud Mary,' and 'Nutbush City Limits' through solo superstar smashes 'Let's Stay Together,' 'What's Love Got to Do With It', 'We Don't Need Another Hero' and 'The Best' as well as '90s comeback hits such as 'I Don't Wanna Fight' the theme song to the James Bond film 'Goldeneye'.
The set, the production, the songs, and Turner's unique stage presence will delight her legions of fans who have followed the legendary diva's extraordinary creative journey, while seducing new admirers and proving that her vocal majesty still continues its reign to this day.
For ticket on sale and detailed tour information please visit TinaTurnerLive.com.
TINA TURNER 2008 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR ITINERARY:
1 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
3 Chicago, IL United Center
6 Chicago, IL Allstate Arena
13 Los Angeles, CA STAPLES Center
14 Anaheim, CA Honda Center
19 San Jose, CA HP Pavilion
22 Sacramento, CA ARCO Arena
24 Phoenix, AZ Jobing.com Arena
30 Miami, FL American Airlines Arena
2 Fort Lauderdale BankAtlantic Center
5 Orlando, FL Amway Arena
9 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
13 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
16 Boston, MA TD Banknorth Garden
23 Washington, DC Verizon Center
26 Newark, NJ Prudential Center
3 Uniondale, NY Nassau Coliseum
8 Montreal, QB Bell Centre