Jay-Z Announces 'Blueprint 3' Tour Dates

September 05, 2009 02:32:46 GMT

A month after his new album arrives in stores, Jay-Z will travel across North America and Canada for a tour, starting on October 9.

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In an effort to promote his upcoming studio album "The Blueprint 3", Jay-Z will embark on a tour across North America and Canada. The gig will be kicked off on October 9 at Bryce Jordan Center in University Park.

There hasn't been any supporting acts attached for this roadshow. Tickets for the concerts have been made available for purchase. As of press time, the gig is scheduled to be wrapped up on November 22 at Frank Erwin Center Arena in Austin. Words are, additional dates will be announced later.

In addition to those concerts, Jay-Z is also set to perform at a concert dubbed "Fuse Presents JAY-Z Live from Madison Square Garden: Answer the Call" on September 11. The gig is aimed to raise money for New York Police and Fire Widows' and Children's Benefit Fund, a charity created to support the families of police officers and firefighters who have died in the line of duty. After that, Jay-Z will sing in at least five concerts in Europe.

The third installment of Jay-Z's Blueprint album series, "The Blueprint 3" is slated for September 11 U.S. release. It is aimed to follow up its predecessors "The Blueprint" (2001) and "The Blueprint²: The Gift & the Curse" (2002).

Jay-Z's North American and Canadian dates for "Blueprint 3" tour:

  • October 09 - Bryce Jordan Center at Penn State University in University Park, PA
  • October 10 - Bank of Kentucky Center in Highland Heights, KY
  • October 13 - Rexall Place in Edmonton, AB
  • October 14 - Pengrowth Saddledome in Calgary, AB
  • October 15 - Prospera Place in Kelowna, BC
  • October 16 - General Motors Place in Vancouver, BC
  • October 17 - KeyArena in Seattle, WA
  • October 21 - Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center in Ypsilanti, MI
  • October 24 - Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence, RI
  • October 25 - Mullins Center in Amherst, MA
  • October 27 - 1st Mariner Arena in Baltimore, MD
  • October 28 - Value City Arena Ohio State University in Columbus, OH
  • October 29 - John Labatt Centre in London, ON
  • October 30 - Bell Centre in Montreal, QC
  • October 31 - Air Canada Centre in Toronto, ON
  • November 01 - Scotiabank Place in Ottawa, ON
  • November 12 - University of Illinois in Champaign, IL
  • November 19 - Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque, NM
  • November 20 - University of Texas El Paso / Don Haskins Center in El Paso, TX
  • November 22 - Frank Erwin Center Arena in Austin, TX

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posted by j on Apr 08, 2010
whats with germany???:D:D
posted by bo$$ on Feb 17, 2010
fuk eminem....go to twin cities !!!!
posted by Rocafella Laurens on Feb 15, 2010
Jay-Z !! please come to Belgium !! we want a chance to see you !! Rocafella for live ...
posted by lied on Feb 14, 2010
posted by docjr50 on Feb 07, 2010
come on man you have to come to florida.
posted by Mabzz Breeeeezy on Jan 13, 2010
Jay-Z should come to London, England after he's toured in America & Canada :)
posted by M on Jan 13, 2010
Come to London, England :)
posted by Ryan on Jan 09, 2010
Come to Tampa, FL!!!
posted by HotCanada on Oct 25, 2009
Canada IS in North America stupid writer!
posted by mr von on Oct 19, 2009
jus went to the seattle show completly insane best concert ever!!!!!
posted by Rediculous on Oct 18, 2009
How do you make a song like Empire State of Mind and not come to NY?!
posted by bizz1204 on Oct 17, 2009
posted by kylvog497 on Oct 10, 2009
I just seen it in state college pa and J-cole, Wale, and Nerd were with him......Best show I have been to yet...
posted by aislinn on Oct 06, 2009
jay-z, you have to come to ireland!
posted by fallie81 on Sep 12, 2009
How could he not come to houston.
posted by Ottawa on Sep 12, 2009
there has been nothing said about whos on tour with him yet! already got ma tickets pumped ottawa never gets great performers but last 4 months we had luda an now jay Z! PUMPED!!!!!
posted by Gigi on Sep 10, 2009
Sorry, forgot to mention my post was for tickets to the CANADIAN shows ;)www.urmusic.ca/tickets
posted by Gigi on Sep 10, 2009
Hey guys, Spreading the word about the JAY-Z concert presale...Thursday, Sept. 10 until 10pm! And, as always, no ticket service charges with Rogers urMusic--urmusic.ca/tickets to buy and get your tix sent directly to your phone!
posted by king416 on Sep 07, 2009
is eminem going on tour wif jay z
posted by Justine on Sep 05, 2009
who is he going on tour with?

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