Janet Jackson to perform in Washington D.C. in March; plus tour news from Of Montreal, Twin Shadow, the Go! Team
Janet Jackson will perform in Washington in March, it was just announced.
The date is part of her Number Ones, Up Close and Personal tour, her first since 2008.
The tour finds Jackson performing from her newest greatest hits compilation CD, "Number Ones," and in smaller venues than before.
She will perform at DAR Constitution Hall on March 22. Tickets go on sale Friday.
The complete list of tour dates are below.
Of Montreal just announced today they will perform at Washington's 9:30 club on April 28. The Athens, Georgia psychedelic hucksters will embark on a full Spring tour later this month. Tickets have yet to go on sale.
Twin Shadow will also perform in the area soon, it was announced last week.
The Florida-raised Brooklynite will bring his love of 80s new wave to the Ottobar on February 24 and Washington's Black Cat on April 1.
Tickets, at $10, are already on sale at missiontix.com. Full tour dates below also.
The British sextet the Go! Team, whose "Rolling Blackouts" is maybe the first great album of 2011, will also swing by Washington in the Spring. The group will perform at the 9:30 club on April 13. Tickets are not on sale yet.
Janet Jackson tour dates:
March 12 - Toronto, Centre for the Performing Arts
March 16 - Uncasville, CT, Mohegan Sun Arena
March 18 - New York, Radio City Music Hall
March 22 - Washington, DAR Constitution Hall
March 25,26 - Atlantic City, Borgata Spa & Resort Event Center
March 29 - Atlanta, Fox Theater
March 31 - Saint Louis, Fox Theater
April 2 - Grand Prairie, TX, Verizon Theatre
April 6 - Denver, Wells Fargo Theatre at the Colorado Convention Center
April 8 - Phoenix, Comerica Theatre
April 9 - Santa Barbara, CA, Santa Barbara Bowl
April 14 - Los Angeles, Gibson Amphitheatre
April 19 - San Francisco, Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
April 22, 23 - Las Vegas, Caesars Palace
Twin Shadow tour dates (asterisk denotes shows with The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart):
Jan 11 La Sala Rossa Montreal, QC
Jan 12 The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern Toronto, ON
Jan 14 Schubas Chicago, IL
Jan 15 Motr Pub Cincinnati, OH Free Show!!!
Jan 16 Grog Shop Cleveland Heights, OH
Feb 24 Ottobar Baltimore, MD ALL AGES!
Apr 01 Black Cat Washington, DC *
Apr 02 Cat's Cradle Carrboro, NC * All Ages!!
Apr 04 40 Watt Club Athens, GA *
Apr 05 The EARL Atlanta, GA *
Apr 06 Bottletree Birmingham, AL *
Apr 07 One Eyed Jacks New Orleans, LA *
Apr 08 Fitzgerald's Houston, TX *
Apr 09 Emos Austin, TX * All Ages!!
Apr 12 The VFW Santa Fe, NM *
Apr 13 Rhythm Room Phoenix, AZ * 21+
Apr 18 The Cellar Door Visalia, CA *
Apr 19 Great American Music Hall San Francisco, CA * All Ages!!
Apr 21 Doug Fir Lounge Portland, OR *
Apr 22 The Crocodile Seattle, WA * 21
Apr 25 Triple Rock Social Club Minneapolis, MN * 21
Apr 29 Rhinos Bloomington, IN * All Ages!!
May 02 Daniel Street Milford, CT * 21
May 03 Paradise Boston, MA * 18
May 06 Webster Hall New York, NY * 18
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