Jay-Z and Kanye West announce more tour dates

This weekend, Jay-Z and Kanye West - or, as they now want to be known, The Throne - have added a slew of new dates to their upcoming North American tour. New stops include Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, Atlantic City, Montreal, Pittsburgh, Kansas City, New Orleans, and Tacoma. Plus, additional shows have been added in Atlanta, Toronto, and Vancouver.

The famous MCs will kick off the tour in Detroit on September 22 and will tour cities across the US and Canada through December.

Ticketing information can be found at LiveNation.com.

The Throne 2011 tour dates (newly added dates marked by *):

September
22 - Detroit, MI, Palace of Auburn Hills
24 - Toronto, ON, Air Canada Centre
25 - Montreal, QC, Bell Centre
27 - E. Rutherford, NJ, Izod Center
28 - E. Rutherford, NJ, Izod Center
29 - Washington DC, Verizon Center

October
4 - Philadelphia, Pa, Wells Fargo Center
6 - Chicago, IL, United Center
7 - Chicago, IL, United Center
8 - Minneapolis, MN, Target Center
10 - Denver, CO, Pepsi Center
13 - Tacoma, WA, Tacoma Dome
14 - Vancouver, BC, Rogers Arena
16 - San Jose, CA, HP Pavilion
17 - Sacramento, CA, Power Balance Pavilion
19 - Los Angeles, CA, Staples Center
20 - Los Angeles, CA, Staples Center
21 - Las Vegas, NV, MGM Grand Garden Arena
25 - Dallas, TX, American Airlines Center
26 - Houston, TX, Toyota Center
28 - Atlanta, GA, Philips Arena*
29 - Atlanta, GA, Philips Arena
30 - Greensboro, NC, Greensboro Coliseum

November
1 - Baltimore, MD, 1st Mariner Arena
2 - Philadelphia, PA, Wells Fargo Arena
3 - Washington, DC, Verizon Center
5 - E. Rutherford, NJ, Izod Center
6 - E. Rutherford, NJ, Izod Center
14 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Bank Atlantic Center*
15 - Miami, FL, American Airlines Arena*
19 - Atlantic City, NJ, Boardwalk Hall*
21 - Boston, MA, TD Garden
22 - Montreal, QC, Bell Centre*
23 - Toronto, ON, Air Canada Centre
24 - Toronto, ON, Air Canada Centre*
26 - Detroit, MI, Palace of Auburn Hills
27 - Pittsburgh, PA, Consol Energy Center*
29 - Kansas City, MO, Sprint Center*

December
1 - Chicago, IL, United Center
3 - New Orleans, LA, New Orleans Arena*
5 - Houston, TX, Toyota Center
6 - Dallas, TX, American Airlines Center
9 - Las Vegas, NV, MGM Grand Garden Arena
10 - San Jose, CA, HP Pavilion
12 - Los Angeles, CA, Staples Center
16 - Tacoma, WA, Tacoma Dome*
17 - Vancouver, BC, Rogers Arena*
18 - Vancouver, BC, Rogers Arena

Billboard reported that Watch the Throne broke the US iTunes Store's one-week sales record when it sold nearly 290,000 downloads August 8 (its digital release date) through August 14.

http://watchthethrone.com

Watch Jay-Z and Kanye West's Spike Jonze-helmed clip for "Otis" from the new album: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BoEKWtgJQAU

 

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