Janet Jackson Announces State of the World Tour

September 13, 2017

Daniel Kreps, Rolling Stone

Janet Jackson has announced a massive North American trek to reschedule her Unbreakable Tour that was postponed due to the singer's pregnancy with Jackson set to embark on a rebranded trek starting in September.

"I'm continuing my tour  as I promised," Jackson said Monday night in a video to fans. The rescheduled trek features 56 shows and begins September 7th in Lafayette, Louisiana and concludes December 17th in Atlanta.

Tickets from the postponed Unbreakable Tour gigs will be honored at the new dates, while newly scheduled stops will go on sale starting May 5th at Live Nation.

However, the Unbreakable Tour – titled after Jackson's 2015 album but a target of mockery because of  the many postponements and cancellations the tour endured before it was indefinitely postponed with over 70 dates remaining – has undergone a name change.

In the 90-second-long video, Jackson also briefly touched on her experiences as a mother of a newborn as well as confirmed that she and Wissam Al Mana, her husband of five years, are divorcing. "Yes, I separated from my husband. We are in court and the rest is in God's hands," she said.

Janet Jackson Tour Dates

September 7 - Lafayette, LA @ Cajundome
September 9 - Houston, TX @ Toyota Center
September 10 - Austin, TX @ Frank Erwin Center
September 13 - San Antonio, TX @ AT&T Center
September 14 - Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center
September 16 - Little Rock, AR @ Verizon Arena
September 17 - Tulsa, OK @ BOK Center
September 19 - Albuquerque, NM @ Isleta Amphitheater
September 21 - Phoenix, AZ @ Talking Stick Resort Arena
September 23 - Anaheim, CA @ Honda Center
September 24 - Fresno, CA @ Save Mart Center
September 26 - Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena
September 27 - Seattle, WA @ Key Arena
September 29 - Portland, OR @ Moda Center
October 1 - Reno, NV @ Grand Sierra Resort & Casino
October 3 - Sacramento, CA @ Golden 1 Center
October 5 - Concord, CA @ Concord Pavilion
October 7 - San Diego, CA @ Valley View Casino Center
October 8 - Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl
October 14 - Las Vegas, NV @ Mandalay Bay Events Center
October 16 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Vivint Smart Home Arena
October 17 - Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center Arena
October 19 - Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center
October 21 - St. Louis, MO @ Chaifetz Arena
October 22 - Milwaukee, WI @ BMO Harris Bradley Center|
October 25 - Moline, IL @ iWireless Cente
October 26 - Chicago, IL @ Allstate Arena
October 28 - Toledo, OH @ The Huntington Center
October 29 - Detroit, MI @ Little Caesars Arena
November 1 - Grand Rapids, MI @ Van Andel Arena
November 2 - Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
November 4 - Buffalo, NY @ KeyBank Center
November 5 - Boston, MA @ TD Garden
November 7 - Providence, RI @ Dunkin Donuts Center
November 8 - Manchester, NH SNHU Arena
November 10 - Atlantic City, NJ @ Boardwalk Hall
November 11 - Bethlehem, PA @ Sands Bethlehem Events Center
November 13 - Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center
November 15 - Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Center
November 16 - Washington, DC @ Verizon Center
November 18 - Baltimore, MD @ Royal Farms Arena
November 19 - Newark, NJ @ Prudential Center
November 26 - Indianapolis, IN @ Bankers Life Fieldhouse
November 28 - Columbus, OH @ Schottenstein Center
November 29 - Pittsburgh, PA @ PPG Paints Arena
December 1 - Louisville, KY @ KFC Yum! Center
December 3 - Cleveland, OH @ Quicken Loans Arena
December 4 - Lexington, KY @ Rupp Arena
December 6 - Memphis, TN @ FedEx Forum
December 7 - Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
December 9 - Birmingham, Al @ The BJCC
December 11 - Fort Lauderdale, FL @ BB&T Center
December 12 - Jacksonville, FL @ Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
December 14 - Norfolk, VA @ Norfolk Scope Arena
December 16 - Columbia, SC @ Colonial Life Arena
December 17 - Atlanta, GA @ Philips Arena

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