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03 Dec

Rihanna Announces 'The Anti World Tour'

Pop superstar, Rihanna, has announced her long awaited tour- her first long-term headlining tour since 2013- that is scheduled to make its way throughout North America and Europe.  This lengthy trek, which is dubbed ‘The Anti World Tour’, kicks off at the Viejas Arena in San Diego, California on February 26th, and will round the US and Canada until the May 7th stop at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California.  Leg two of ‘The Anti World Tour’ will mark Rihanna’s triumphant return to European markets, beginning on June 11th at The Amsterdam Arena in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and will run until its closing date at Letzigrund Stadium in Zurich, Switzerland on August 12th.  A full list of tour dates can be found below. 

Rihanna will be touring in support of her new album, Anti, which is scheduled to be released on December 4th, and features the hit songs, “American Oxygen”, “B**** Better Have My Money”, and “FourFiveSeconds”- the latter of which features Sir Paul McCartney and Kanye West.  More information on Rihanna can be found at www.RihannaNow.com.

Over the course of the past year, Rihanna has graced some of the biggest stages under some of the brightest spotlights, performing at a handful of one-off events such as the famed Rock in Rio Festival, Superbowl XLIX Pre-Bowl Party, the 2015 iHeartRadio Festival, and others.  For all of these performances, and also for the upcoming ‘Anti World Tour’, Pearl Artist, Michael Reid will be backing Rihanna on this 6 month-long arena tour, armed with his huge Reference Series drum kit, which is custom painted in Matte Black with black hardware and a matching matte black ICON Rack System.  More information on Michael Reid, including full specs on his must see Reference Series rig, can be found here.

Rihanna- "The Anti World Tour" North America Dates:

02.26. Viejas Arena- San Diego, CA 
02.28. SAP Center At San Jose- San Jose, CA
03.01. Talking Stick Resort Arena- Phoenix, AZ
03.04. Frank Erwin Center- Austin, TX
03.05. Toyota Center- Houston, TX
03.06. American Airlines Center- Dallas, TX 
03.08. Smoothie King Center- New Orleans, LA
03.09. Philips Arena- Atlanta, GA     
03.12. Jacksonville Veterans Mem. Arena- Jacksonville, FL
03.13. Amalie Arena- Tampa, FL       
03.15. AmericanAirlines Arena- Miami, FL
03.18. Bridgestone Arena- Nashville, TN
03.19. U.S. Bank Arena- Cincinnati, OH   
03.20. Time Warner Cable Arena- Charlotte, NC 
03.22. Verizon Center- Washington, DC     
03.23. First Niagara Center- Buffalo, NY  
03.24. The Palace Of Auburn Hills- Auburn Hills, MI   
03.26. XL Center- Hartford, CN
03.27. Barclays Center- Brooklyn, NY
04.02. Prudential Center- Newark, NJ
04.03. Wells Fargo Center- Philadelphia, PA  
04.05. Centre Vidéotron- Quebec City, QC
04.06. Bell Centre- Montreal, QC       
04.09. Royal Farms Arena- Baltimore, MD
04.10. TD Garden- Boston, MA
04.13. Air Canada Centre- Toronto, ON    
04.15. United Center- Chicago, IL   
04.18. MTS Centre- Winnipeg, MB
04.20. Rexall Place- Edmonton, AB
04.21. Scotiabank Saddledome- Calgary, AB       
04.23. Rogers Arena- Vancouver, BC    
04.24. KeyArena At Seattle Center- Seattle, WA  
04.27. Vivint Smart Home Arena- Salt Lake City, UT
04.29. Mandalay Bay Events Center- Las Vegas, NV
05.03. The Forum- Inglewood, CA 
05.07. Oracle Arena- Oakland, CA

"The Anti World Tour" Europe Dates:

06.11. Amsterdam ArenA- Amsterdam, Netherland      
06.14. Ricoh Arena- Coventry, England 
06.16 Cardiff City Stadium- Cardiff, Wales      
06.18. Stadium Of Light- Sunderland, England 
06.21. Aviva Stadium- Dublin, Ireland   
06.24. Wembley Stadium- London, England      
06.27. Hampden Park- Glasgow, Scotland
06.29. Old Trafford- Manchester, England     
07.04. Tele2 Arena- Stockholm, Sweden   
07.07. Refshaleøen- Copenhagen, Denmark
07.09. Volksparkstadion- Hamburg, Germany       
07.13. Ippodromo San Siro Milano- Milan, Italy
07.15. Allianz Riviera- Nice, France        
07.17. Commerzbank Arena- Frankfurt, Germany
07.19. Stade de Gerland- Lyon, France
07.23. Grand Stade Lille Metropole- Villenueve D’ascq, France
07.26. Synot Tip Arena- Prague, Czech Republic
07.28. Rhein Energie Stadion- Cologne, Germany          
07.30. Stade de France- Paris, France      
08.02. Olympiastadion Berlin- Berlin, Germany
08.05. Stadion Narodowy- Warsaw, Poland
08.07. Olympic Stadium- Munich, Germany
08.10. Ernst Happel Stadion- Vienna, Austria
08.12. Letzigrund Stadium- Zurich, Switzerland

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