The official United States tour dates for Grammy-nominated pop star Katy Perry’s The California Dreams Tour 2011 were announced, and the summerlong concert kicks off on June 7th in Atlanta, GA and will be coming to Chicago on July 8, 2011 at the Allstate Arena.
The California Dreams Tour 2011 is just over two months long and wraps up on August 14, 2011 in Santa Barbara at the Santa Barbara Bowl. No word has been announced on opening acts, but all concerts are being held at some of the biggest venues in each city.
Katy Perry is touring in support of her commercially and critically successful third studio album, Teenage Dream, which was released on August 24, 2010 via Capital Records. To date, Teenage Dream has sold over 5 million copies worldwide, and went #1 in seven different countries.
The album has been nominated for multiple Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year, Best Female Pop Vocal Performance and Best Pop Vocal Album. It has thus far spawned 4 singles ,which include the Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals Grammy-nominated song “California Gurls” featuring Snoop Dogg (list of Grammy nominees Katy Perry is up against).
Needless to say, fans have been anxious for a proper Katy Perry headlining tour, and it looks like 2011 is going to be chock full of her touring. All tour dates are listed below for Katy Perry’s The California Dreams Tour 2011.
Tickets for Katy Perry’s 2011 tour range from US $35.00 – $45.00 per ticket, but after you add on Ticketmaser service charges it really comes out to $46.60 – $56.90 per ticket.
Presale tickets for Katy Perry’s 2011 tour will go on sale January 22nd at 10:00am on the Ticketmaster website.
Who would you like to see open up for Katy Perry on her 2011 tour? I would not mind seeing Mike Posner, who happened to meet her by chance in Vegas when she was there for her bachlorette party, which you can read about in my interview with him.
Katy Perry Dates for The California Dreams Tour 2011:
June 7 Atlanta, GA Arena at Gwinnett Center
June 9 Orlando, FL UCF Arena
June 10 Tampa, FL St. Pete Times Forum
June 11 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Bank Atlantic Center
June 14 Raleigh, NC RBC Center
June 15 Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion
June 17 Uniondale, NY Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
June 18 Boston, MA TD Garden
June 19 Newark, NJ Prudential Center
June 22 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
June 23 Pittsburgh, PA Petersen Events Center
June 24 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
June 28 Detroit, MI Palace of Auburn Hills
June 30 Toronto, ONT Air Canada Centre
July 2 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
July 3 Ottawa, ONT ScotiaBank Place
July 5 Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena
July 7 Milwaukee, WI Marcus Amphitheater – Milwaukee Summerfest
July 8 Chicago, IL Allstate Arena
July 9 St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center
July 13 Regina, SK Brandt Centre
July 14 Winnipeg, MB MTS Centre
July 16 Calgary, AB Scotiabank Saddledome – Calgary Stampede
July 17 Edmonton, AB Rexall Place
July 19 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
July 20 Seattle, WA KeyArena at Seattle Center
July 22 Portland, OR Rose Garden Arena
July 23 Boise, ID Taco Bell Arena
July 25 Salt Lake City, UT Energy Solutions Arena
July 26 Denver, CO 1st Bank Center
July 28 Dallas, TX Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
July 29 Houston, TX Toyota Center
July 30 Austin, TX Frank Erwin Center
August 3 Phoenix, AZ Comerica Theatre
August 5 Los Angeles, CA Nokia Theatre LA Live
August 12 San Jose, CA HP Pavilion
August 13 Santa Barbara, CA Santa Barbara Bowl
August 14 Santa Barbara, CA Santa Barbara Bowl