According to a press release on Janet's official website, performances in new cities have been announced for her Number Ones, Up Close and Personal Tour.
Hidalgo, TX March 3rd State Farm Arena
Austin, TX April 4th Austin City Limits Live at Moody Theater
Omaha, NE April 5th Qwest Theater
Also, additional shows in previously announced cities have been announced. As of this announcement, Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles will have a three-night stand with the Number Ones Tour.
Chicago, IL March 9th The Chicago Theatre
Toronto, ON, Canada March 13th Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
New York, NY March 21st Radio City Music Hall
Washington, DC March 24th DAR Constitution Hall
Los Angeles, CA April 16th Gibson Amphitheatre
San Francisco, CA April 20th Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
According to the press release, many of Janet's shows are now sold out, including performances in New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, Chicago, Washington D.C. and Atlantic City as well as single nights in Atlanta and Santa Barbara.
As previously reported, Janet will be announcing song dedications for each city on her Number Ones Tour. Beginning in Asia in February, Janet has picked one of her greatest hits to honor the five stops on this leg of the tour.
Taipei: Because of Love Jakarta: All Night (Don't Stop) Singapore: Someone To Call My Lover Manila: Go Deep Hong Kong: If
Janet's Number Ones, Up Close and Personal Tour, which is being sponsored by Blackglama and Universal Music, kicks off February 4 in Manila Phillipines.
01. Janet Jackson "Miss You Much"
02. Mary J Blige "No More Drama"
03. Trey Songz "Say Aah"
04. LL Cool J "Doin It"
05. Janet Jackson "Love Will Never Do (Without You)"
06. Monica "Everything To Me"
07. Keri Hilson "Knock You Down"
08. Raphael Saadiq "Love That Girl"
09. Gladys Knight "If I Were Your Woman"
10. Charlie Wilson "Party Train"
01. Mary J Blige "Love No Limit"
02. Trey Songz "Say Aah"
03. Monica "Everything To Me"
04. Keri Hilson "Knock You Down"
05. Raphael Saadiq "Love That Girl"
06. Gladys Knight "If I Were Your Woman"
07. Charlie Wilson "Party Train"
Professionally filmed footage of Janet's performances of "Miss You Much" and "Love Will Never Do (Without You)" from the Essence Music Festival have not been previously released. Only her performances of "Rhythm Nation" and "Nothing" from that night have been released so far.
A previously unseen video of Janet's performance of "What Have You Done For Me Lately" was also recently revealed on YouTube:
A second date has been added to the New York City stop of the Number Ones, Up Close and Personal Tour. According to the Ticketmaster website, Janet will be performing an additional show on Saturday, March 19.
Janet Jackson has announced dates for the North American leg of her Number Ones: Up Close and Personal World Tour. Starting with a two night stint in Chicago on March 7 and 8, Janet will be winding through the Midwest, Canada, New England, and a couple of dates in the South before concluding this leg of the tour on the West Coast and a final stop in Las Vegas on April 22 and 23.
"I thank my fans who have voted and helped me choose the cities we are announcing today. Each of you are so important to me. These concerts will be different from anything I have ever done. I will be as up close and personal as possible. These concerts are not about special effects. This is a love affair between me and those of you who have supported me and my work for all these years. I'll be singing and dancing from my heart. The music will all be songs that you've made number ones for me. Let's go!"
The US and Canada Tour Dates are:
Chicago, IL March 7 & 8 The Chicago Theatre
Toronto, ON, Canada March 12 Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
Uncasville, CT, March 16 Mohegan Sun Arena
New York, NY March 18 Radio City Music Hall
Washington, DC March 22 DAR Constitution Hall
Atlantic City, NJ March 25 & 26 Borgata Spa & Resort Event Center
Atlanta, GA March 29 Fox Theatre
Saint Louis, MO March 31 Fox Theatre
Grand Prairie, TX April 2 Verizon Theatre
Denver, CO April 6 Wells Fargo Theatre at the Colorado Convention Center
Phoenix, AZ April 8 Comerica Theatre
Santa Barbara, CA April 9 Santa Barbara Bowl
Los Angeles, CA April 14 Gibson Amphitheatre
San Francisco, CA April 19 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
Las Vegas, NV April 22 & 23 Caesars Palace - The Colosseum
Please stay tuned as ticket on-sale dates are announced.
Janet will perform a concert in Taipei on February 18 while on her upcoming Number Ones, Up Close and Personal Tour, it was announced this evening.
Tickets for the show, which will take place at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, will go on sale January 8 on G-Music Tickets.
"This is my first concert ever in Taipei, and I can't wait to share the love and rock it out," she said on her website. "There will be special changes in this show to honor the culture and beautiful people of Taiwan."
This is the third city announced so far for the tour, which will visit a total of 35 cities throughout the world, equal to the number of tracks on her Number Ones album. The other two cities that have been revealed are Singapore on February 7 and Hong Kong on February 14.