Janet Jackson World Tour Begins July 5
Janet Jackson will begin her All For You World Tour 2001 on July 5 at the GM Place in Vancouver, Billboard.com has learned.Janet Jackson will begin her All For You World Tour 2001 on July 5 at the GM Place in Vancouver, Billboard.com has learned. The arena tour, produced worldwide by SFX, will play 45 North American markets, wrapping Oct. 13 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, before heading to Europe for 25 shows in 10 countries. Multiple performances are expected in several markets.
This is Jackson's first tour since her Velvet Rope trek in 1998, which grossed about $33 million and drew about 680,000 fans to 60 shows, making it one of the top-grossing tours of that year. R&B act 112 will open several dates on the upcoming tour.
Jackson is touring in support of her new Virgin album "All for You," which is expected to debut at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 next week. The title track is in its fourth week at No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100.
Tickets for the following Janet Jackson shows go on sale this weekend:
July 7: Portland, Ore. (Rose Garden)
July 14: Kansas City, Mo. (Kemper Arena)
July 17: Minneapolis (Target Center)
July 26: Chicago (United Center)
July 31: Auburn Hills, Mich. (Palace of Auburn Hills)
Aug. 2: Toronto (Air Canada Centre)
Aug. 17: Washington, D.C. (MCI Center)
Aug. 22: New York (Madison Square Garden)
Aug. 25: Boston (FleetCenter)