BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene
Mary J. Blige is demonstrating her “Strength of a Woman” with a summer tour that kicks off in late July in Chicago.
The R&B powerhouse, who released her “Strength of a Woman” album in April, will perform at Wolf Creek Amphitheater at 8 p.m. Aug. 8 with special guest Lalah Hathaway.
Tickets for the show are $56 (lawn) and $96-$126 (reserved) and will go on sale at 10 a.m. May 19 via www.ticketmaster.com and by calling 1-800-745-3000.
A pre-sale for fan club and Pandora Premium members will begin at 10 a.m. May 17. Also, that date, starting at noon, is a pre-sale for Citi cardmembers (visit www.citiprivatepass.com for details).
A Pandora, Facebook and Live Nation pre-sale kicks off at 10 a.m. May 18. For more information, visit www.maryjblige.com.
Blige performed at Philips Arena in November during a joint tour with Maxwell.
STRENGTH OF A WOMAN TOUR DATES:
|7/30/17||Chicago, IL||Chicago Theatre|
|8/1/17||Sterling Heights, MI||Michigan Lottery Amphitheater at Freedom Hill|
|8/2/17||Cleveland, OH||Hard Rock Live|
|8/4/17||Buffalo, NY||Shea’s Performing Arts Center|
|8/5/17||Indianapolis, IN||Murat Theater|
|8/6/17||Nashville, TN||Nashville Municipal Auditorium|
|8/8/17||Atlanta, GA||Wolf Creek Amphitheater|
|8/10/17||Raleigh, NC||Red Hat Amphitheatre|
|8/13/17||Baltimore, MD||Pier Six Pavilion|
|8/18/17||Brooklyn, NY||Ford Amphitheatre at Coney Island Boardwalk*|
|8/19/17||New York City, NY||Theater at Madison Square Gardens*|
|8/22/17||Miami, FL||Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theatre|
|8/23/17||Jacksonville, FL||Daily’s Place|
|8/25/17||Houston, TX||Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land|
|8/26/17||Dallas, TX||Music Hall at Fair Park|
|8/30/17||Phoenix, AZ||Comerica Theatre|
|9/1/17||Las Vegas, NV||The Pearl|
|9/2/17||Los Angeles, CA||Greek Theatre|
|9/6/17||Denver, CO||Bellco Theater|
|9/8/17||Reno, NV||Grand Theatre at The Grand Sierra Resort|
|9/9/17||Oakland, CA||The Paramount Theatre|
*General Tickets on sale May 19th at 11am ET.