February 15, 2008 02:29:54 GMT
Sponsored by Absolut Vodka 100, the tour will bring Kanye West to 33 dates across North America.
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The extensive dates of 's Glow in the Dark Tour has been unveiled. As , the jaunt will start April 16 in Seattle and wind down May 30 in Calgary but more dates are slipped in between, totaling in 33 scheduled performances and including stops in Las Vegas, West Palm Beach and Saskatoon.
The tour is, as reported by Billboard.com, sponsored by Absolut 100 Vodka making the tour to be renamed as "The Glow in the Dark Tour Ignited by Absolut 100". The Swedish brand will sponsor the after-parties in each tour city.
"This is a brand that has worked with the pre-eminent artists of the 20th century - Tom Ford, Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Helmut Newton," West says in a statement. "These are individuals who have inspired me in my work, and I feel honored to be a part of this legacy."
West is supported by , N.E.R.D. and in select dates. West is touring in support of his Grammy-winning album "".
Kanye West's Tour Dates:
- April 16: Seattle (Key Arena)
- April 18: Sacramento, Calif. (ARCO Arena)
- April 19: San Jose, Calif. (HP Pavilion)
- April 20: San Diego (Sports Arena)
- April 21: Los Angeles (Nokia Theatre)
- April 24: Tucson, Ariz. (McKale Auditorium)
- April 25: Las Vegas (Red Rocks Casino)
- April 26: Albuquerque, N.M. (Journal Pavilion)
- April 27: Denver (Pepsi Center)
- April 28: Oklahoma City (Ford Center)
- April 30: Austin, Texas (Frank Irwin Center)
- May 1: Dallas (Superpages.com center)
- May 2: Houston (Mitchell Pavilion)
- May 4: Atlanta (Gwinette Arena)
- May 5: Tampa, Fla. (Ford Amphitheatre)
- May 6: West Palm Beach, Fla. (Cruzan Amphitheatre)
- May 8: Charlotte, N.C. (Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre)
- May 9: Raleigh, N.C. (Walnut Creek)
- May 10: Bristow, Va. (Nissan Pavilion)
- May 11: Virginia Beach, Va. (Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre)
- May 13: New York (Madison Square Garden)
- May 15: Mansfield, Mass. (Tweeter Center)
- May 16: Hartford, Conn. (North East Dodge Music Center)
- May 17: Philadelphia (Susquehana Bank Center)
- May 18: Scranton, Pa. (Toyota Pavilion)
- May 20: Montreal (Bell Centre)
- May 21: Toronto (Molson Centre)
- May 22: Auburn Hills, Mich. (Palace of Auburn Hills)
- May 23: Chicago (United Center)
- May 24: Minneapolis (Target Center)
- May 27: Saskatoon, Sask. (Credit Union Centre)
- May 29: Edmonton, Alberta (Rexall Palace)
- May 30: Calgary, Alberta (Saddledome)