In what may be one of the more unusual tour pairings in recent memory, hip-hop singer and producer Kanye West and pop-art musician Lady Gaga have revealed the first dates for their 2009-2010 co-headline venture.
Four dates have been confirmed so far on the Fame Kills Tour: November 18 at Arco Arena in Sacramento, CA; December 12 at Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, NC; December 26 at the XL Center in Hartford, CT; and January 24 at American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX.
The first ticket presales are set to begin on Tuesday, September 15. Prices will range from $39.50 to $250 for tickets to the rap-pop spectacle.
Complete dates for the U.S. tour leg are also due early next week. Lady Gaga’s official Web site states that the full itinerary will be revealed on the nonexistent “Monday, September 15,” so an update could be on the horizon for either Monday or Tuesday.
West announced his plans for the co-headline tour back in June, though he only revealed the full-length outing would begin this fall. The performer, praised for the high production value of his 2008 Glow in the Dark Tour, placed emphasis on his partnership with Lady Gaga, rejecting the idea of her as an opening act.
“She’s talented and so incredible that she’s not an opening act,” West said during a mid-June interview on daytime talk show The View. “We’re doing it together, with no opening act.”
“Fame Kills” itinerary:
(Dates are subject to change.)
|November 18||Sacramento, CA||Arco Arena|
|December 12||Greensboro, NC||Greensboro Coliseum|
|December 26||Hartford, CT||XL Center|
|January 24||Dallas, TX||American Airlines Center|