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Published on August 8th, 2017 | by Jameelah "Just Jay" Wilkerson

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Janet Jackson Announces 2017 State Of The World Tour

Global music icon, multiple GRAMMY® Award-winner and multi-platinum selling artist, the incomparable JANET JACKSON, will embark on a four-month North American tour this fall, announced today. Produced by Live Nation, theSTATE OF THE WORLD tour is set for a 56-city run beginning September 7, in Lafayette at the Cajundome. Jackson will make multiple stops in Texas and California, hit all four corners of the U.S. visiting Seattle, Portland, St. Louis, Milwaukee, Chicago, Boston, Philly, Memphis, Jacksonville, as well as head north of the border to include Vancouver and Toronto, with her final stop on December 17 in Atlanta at Philips Arena. Full itinerary below. Tickets for the newly scheduled dates will go on sale on May 5. Tickets held for previous Unbreakable tour events that are now re-scheduled will be honored at the new dates. For more information please visit livenation.com.

The legendary entertainer began her sold out Unbreakable tour in August 2015, but just one year ago she reached out directly to fans via Twitter with news of her focusing on starting a family, confirmed months later with the arrival of her first child. Since, she has taken the past year to enjoy pregnancy and motherhood, and is now ready to return to the live stage to give Janet fans everything they could hope for in one epic concert event. The STATE OF THE WORLD tour is a continuation of the Unbreakable tour and will include fan favorites from her chart-topping ‘Unbreakable’ album, an array of her socially conscious music she’s released throughout her career, and other smash hits and soon-to-be released new tracks with a state of the art live production!

Janet Jackson is one of the most influential entertainers of the modern era. Her music has won her 6 GRAMMY® Awards, 2 Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, a nomination for an Academy Award along with dozens of American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards and Billboard Music Awards. She has received accolades as an actress as well including the NAACP Best Supporting Actor award. Janet is a published author, dancer, businessperson, philanthropist and one of biggest-selling artists in popular music history. With sales of over 160 million records worldwide, Janet Jackson stands as one of the best-selling artists of all time with a string of hits that have left an indelible impression on pop culture. Her music and artistry has opened doors through which other top artists have followed, many acknowledging her impact on their musical perceptions. For more information please visit janetjackson.com.

THE STATE OF THE WORLD TOUR:

**Denotes a New Event

Thursday, September 07, 2017

Lafayette, LA

Cajundome**

Saturday, September 09, 2017

Houston, TX

Toyota Center

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Austin, TX

Frank Erwin Center

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

San Antonio, TX

AT&T Center

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Dallas, TX

American Airlines Center

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Little Rock, AR

Verizon Arena

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Tulsa, OK                

BOK Center

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Albuquerque, NM      

Isleta Amphitheater

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Phoenix, AZ             

Talking Stick Resort Arena**

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Anaheim, CA           

Honda Center

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Fresno, CA              

Save Mart Center**

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 

Vancouver, BC        

Rogers Arena**

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Seattle, WA          

Key Arena

Friday, September 29, 2017

Portland, OR          

Moda Center

Sunday, October 01, 2017

Reno, NV               

Grand Sierra Resort & Casino**

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Sacramento, CA      

Golden 1 Center**

Thursday, October 05, 2017

Concord, CA             

Concord Pavilion

Saturday, October 07, 2017

San Diego, CA           

Valley View Casino Center**

Sunday, October 08, 2017  

Los Angeles, CA    

Hollywood Bowl

Saturday, October 14, 2017 

Las Vegas, NV        

Mandalay Bay Events Center**

Monday, October 16, 2017

Salt Lake City, UT     

Vivint Smart Home Arena

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Denver, CO            

Pepsi Center Arena

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Kansas City, MO    

Sprint Center

Saturday, October 21, 2017

St. Louis, MO         

Chaifetz Arena

Sunday, October 22, 2017  

Milwaukee, WI        

BMO Harris Bradley Center

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Moline, IL             

iWireless Center

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Chicago, IL           

Allstate Arena

Saturday, October 28, 2017     

Toledo, OH           

The Huntington Center

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Detroit, MI             

Little Caesars Arena**

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Grand Rapids, MI     

Van Andel Arena**

Janet Jackson shared a photo from rehearsals, as she gears up for her State of the World Tour. The highly-anticipated outing kicks off September 7 in Lafayette, LA and runs through mid-December.

https://twitter.com/JanetJackson/status/894733214262083585
“Hey u guys. I’m so excited for the State of the World Tour. We r in rehearsal mode. See u guys in 1 month!”




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