ANNOUNCEMENT: Janet Jackson announces major 56-city “State Of The World Tour” – Presale Info & More Inside!

 

 

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The legendary Janet Jackson has made a major announcement that has her extremely dedicated fanbase super anxious and excited! Ms. Jackson postponed her 2015 “Unbreakable Tour” to have her first child. After recently giving birth to her son Elissa and filing for divorce from her husband Wissam Al Mana, she’s ready to get back on the road! The revamped tour is now titled, “State Of The World Tour”.

After a countdown appeared on her website, the unveiling of the 56-city tour came alongside a LiveNation press release and a video shared by Janet via social media which is shown below.

Continue reading for PRESALE info, VIP Package prices + content, and more! Taken directly from LiveNation, the tour’s accompanying press release can be found below as well:

LOS ANGELES, May 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — 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, the STATE 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.

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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 tour will begin September 7th in Lafayette, LA before touching down in cities such as Houston, Los Angeles, Chicago, Brooklyn, Baltimore, & Atlanta. Janet is expected to perform her tracks from her iconic discography, 2015’s “Unbreakable” and even new tracks that have yet to be released. Below are the 56 dates with additional details on how to snag tickets below:

STATE OF THE WORLD TOUR DATES

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

**Denotes a New Event

TICKET INFO: ONSALE TIMES, PRESALES, VIP PACKAGES, & MORE!

  • GENERAL PUBLIC ONSALE: MAY 5TH, 2017 (10:00 AM – LOCAL TIME)
  • AMERICAN EXPRESS PRESALE: BEGINS MAY 3RD (10:00 AM – LOCAL TIME)
    • American Express Cardholders have access to an exclusive presale to get first dibs on some of the best tickets to the show! The presale runs until May 4th at 10:00 PM (Local Time).
  • VIP PACKAGES PRESALE: MAY 3RD, 2017 (10:00 AM – LOCAL TIME)
    • Ticketmaster often has a VIP Package Presale. These presales do not require a code to purchase VIP packages. It’s just simply an opportunity to snag a VIP package before they sell out during the general onsale.
  • VIP PACKAGES ONSALE: MAY 5TH, 2017 (10:00 AM – LOCAL TIME)
  • LIVE NATION PRESALE: MAY 4TH, 2017 (10:00 AM – LOCAL TIME)
    • The Live Nation Presale will run the same day until 10 PM (Local Time).
      • PASSWORD: SOUNDCHECK
  • LIVE NATION MOBILE APP PRESALE: MAY 4TH, 2017 (10:00 AM – LOCAL TIME)
    • The Mobile App Presale will run the same day until 10 PM (Local Time).
    • You can access the presale through either the LiveNation or Ticketmaster Apps (TheConcertGator recommends Ticketmaster’s app). You can also access the presale on your desktop computer. On the mobile app you will not need the password, on your desktop you will need the password.
      • PASSWORD: COVERT

NOTE: Some Venue’s offer a “Venue Presale” – you typically can access this presale by joining your venue’s e-mail club or contacting the venue directly for the password.

 

Prices Average Per Show Between: $50-$150 (Varies By Market), below is detailed VIP Package information including content + prices! VIP Packages are being done by SLO. The acclaimed company has done packages for Bruno Mars, Adele, Lady GaGa, and many more!

FRONT ROW Package Price: $650.00
Package Includes:

  • One (1) front row ticket
  • Priority check-in and entrance
  • Access to the pre-show reception with appetizers, wine, beer and soft drinks
  • Themed decor and party music playing your favorite Janet Jackson hits at the pre-show reception
  • Crowd-free merchandise shopping (where available)
  • Merchandise item designed and created exclusively for package purchasers
  • Collectible laminate to remember your evening
  • Onsite check-in staff

HOSPITALITY Package Price: $500.00
Package Includes:

  • One (1) premium Price Level 1 ticket
  • Priority check-in and entrance
  • Access to the pre-show reception with appetizers, wine, beer and soft drinks
  • Themed decor and party music playing your favorite Janet Jackson hits at the pre-show reception
  • Crowd-free merchandise shopping (where available)
  • Merchandise item designed and created exclusively for package purchasers
  • Collectible laminate to remember your evening
  • Onsite check-in staff

Hospitality Upgrade Package* Price: $250.00
Package Includes:

  • Priority check-in and entrance
  • Access to the pre-show reception with appetizers, wine, beer and soft drinks
  • Themed decor and party music playing your favorite Janet Jackson hits at the pre-show reception
  • Crowd-free merchandise shopping (where available)
  • Merchandise item designed and created exclusively for package purchasers
  • Collectible laminate to remember your evening
  • Onsite check-in staff

* (Must Purchase Separate Concert Ticket to Access Package Content)

GOLD HOT SEAT PACKAGE Price: $275.00
Package Includes:

  • One (1) premium Price Level 1 ticket
  • Merchandise item designed and created exclusively for package purchasers
  • Collectible laminate to remember your evening

SILVER HOT SEAT PACKAGE Price: $225.00
Package Includes:

  • One (1) premium Price Level 2 ticket
  • Merchandise item designed and created exclusively for package purchasers
  • Collectible laminate to remember your evening

If you have any additional questions about presales, ticket onsales, VIP packages, and more feel free to ask TheConcertGator via commenting, e-mailing, or reaching out via social media!

Rejoice!!! It’s time to get nasty with Ms. Jackson!

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