Following the success of its album “Soldier of Love,” which sold 1.3 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen Soundscan, and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, Sade has announced its first tour in ten years.
The North American leg of the trek, produced by Live Nation, kicks off on June 16, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland, and wraps up on Aug. 30 in Anaheim, Calif. In between, Sade will make stops at Uniondale, New York, East Rutherford, New Jersey, and Los Angeles, Calif.
Sade will perform songs from its extensive catalog including their chart-topping “Soldier of Love” album. Tickets go on sale in select markets beginning Oct. 16 at livenation.com, with additional dates to be announced soon.
Here are Sade’s tour dates:
Jun 16: Baltimore, Md. (1st Mariner Arena)
Jun 19: Philadelphia, Pa. (Wells Fargo Center)
Jun 21: Uniondale, N.Y. (Nassau Coliseum)
Jun 24: East Rutherford, N.J. (Izod Center)
Jun 28: Toronto, Ontario (Air Canada Centre)
Jun 30: Montreal, Quebec (Bell Centre)
Jul 06: Boston, Mass. (TD Garden)
Aug 05: Chicago, Ill. (United Center)
Aug 19: Los Angeles, Calif. (Staples Center)
Aug 30: Anaheim, Calif. (Honda Center)