Enrique Road-Tripping For Spanish Album
Enrique Iglesias, preparing to release his first Spanish-language album in four years, will head out on the road in September for a North American tour supporting the album.Enrique Iglesias, preparing to release his first Spanish-language album in four years, will head out on the road in September for a North American tour supporting the album. As previously reported, the new set has not yet been titled, but will be released Sept. 17 on Interscope.
The tour kicks off Sept. 3 in Montreal and hits 21 cities through an Oct. 26 engagement in Salt Lake City. Iglesias will also join Juan Gabriel, Thalia, Joan Sebastian, Los Temerarios, and Banda El Recodo for Veranazo 2002-El Concierto, a Latin music event set for Aug. 3 at Los Angeles' Dodger Stadium.
The artist is still enjoying success with his latest English album, "Escape," which is No. 45 in its 38th week on The Billboard 200 and has been certified triple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America for U.S. shipments of 3 million units. The album has spawned crossover hits with its title track and "Hero."
The upcoming set will be Iglesias' first all-Spanish album since 1998's "Cosas Del Amor," which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Latin Albums tally and at No. 64 on The Billboard 200. The new disc is preceded by the single "Mentiroso," which hit U.S. radio outlets Monday (July 22).
Here are Enrique Iglesias' tour dates:
Aug. 3: Los Angeles (Dodger Stadium)
Sept. 3: Montreal (Molson Centre)
Sept. 6: Washington, D.C. (MCI Center)
Sept. 7: Mansfield, Mass. (Tweeter Center)
Sept. 8: Hartford, Conn. (ctnow.com Meadows Music)
Sept. 10: Columbus, Ohio (Polaris Amphitheatre)
Sept. 12: Chicago (United Center)
Sept. 15: Clarkston, Mich. (DTE Energy Music Theatre)
Sept. 16: Toronto (Air Canada Centre)
Sept. 20: Charlotte, N.C. (Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre)
Sept. 21: Raleigh, N.C. (Alltel Pavilion @ Walnut Creek)
Sept. 24: Miami (American Airlines Arena)
Sept. 27: New York (Madison Square Garden)
Oct. 2: El Paso, Texas (UTEP Don Haskins Center)
Oct. 16: Albuquerque, N.M. (Tingley Coliseum)
Oct. 18: Phoenix (Cricket Pavilion)
Oct. 19: Las Vegas (MGM Grand Garden Arena)
Oct. 20: San Jose, Calif. (Compaq Center)
Oct. 22: Los Angeles (Staples Center)
Oct. 23: San Diego (Sports Arena)
Oct. 25: Denver (Pepsi Center)
Oct. 26: Salt Lake City (Delta Center)