Rihanna Diamonds World Tour Announces North American Dates

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Today it was officially announced by Live Nation, the tour’s international promoter that the RIHANNA DIAMONDS WORLD TOUR begins March 8th 2013 in Buffalo, New York.  The tour is scheduled to stop in more than 27 cities across North America with additional dates to be announced.  North American on-sales begin Friday, September 14th at LiveNation.com.

The Rihanna Diamonds North American leg includes performances at arenas in Los Angeles, Toronto, Boston, Brooklyn, Chicago, and more.  A complete itinerary follows this release.

Rihanna’s previous tour, the extremely successful “LOUD” Tour solidified Rihanna’s status as one of the top female solo artists of this century.  The LOUD tour grossed 90 million worldwide to become the 7th highest grossing tour of 2011 and included a historic 10 Sold Out concerts at London‘s O2 Arena – a first by a female solo artist. 

The announcement of Rihanna’s Diamonds World Tour follows an epic headlining performance at last night’s MTV Video Music Awards.

As the recipient of a phenomenal 6 Grammy Awards, Rihanna has sold over 37 million albums and 146 million digital tracks worldwide, and currently holds the record for top-selling digital artist of all time.  In 2012, Forbes crowned Rihanna as the #1 social networking superstar with more than 60 million fans on Facebook and 25 million followers on Twitter in addition to owning over 2.7 billion views on YouTube/VEVO – the most for any female artist.  Rihanna’s impressive catalogue of hits includes 11 #1 singles, including “We Found Love” which spent 10 weeks at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, 18 #1 singles on the Billboard Dance Club Song Charts, and 22 top 10 singles. 

Citi® is the official credit card of the US leg of Rihanna’s upcoming world tour. Citi® cardmembers will have access to presale tickets beginning Monday, Sept. 10th at 10am through Citi’s Private Pass® Program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com.

Rihanna Diamonds World Tour is promoted world-wide by Live Nation Global Touring.


North American Itinerary 2013





Mar. 8        

Buffalo, NY        

First Niagara Center           

Sept. 21     

Mar. 10       

Boston, MA        

TD Garden                      

Sept. 14     

Mar. 12        

Baltimore, MD      

1st Mariner Arena           

Sept. 14     

Mar. 14       

Philadelphia, PA     

Wells Fargo Center        

Sept. 15     

Mar. 15        

Hartford, CT        

XL Center                      

Sept. 21                 

Mar. 17         

Montreal, QC       

Bell Centre                   

Sept. 15                 

Mar. 18      

Toronto, ON          

Air Canada Centre          

Sept. 17

Mar. 21      

Detroit, MI            

Joe Louis Arena             

Sept. 21     

Mar. 22       

Chicago, IL           

United Center                 

Sept. 14

Mar. 24      

St. Paul, MN          

Xcel Energy Center           

Sept. 21     

Mar. 25       

Winnipeg, MB      

MTS Centre                 

Sept. 14     

Mar. 27       

Edmonton, AB       

Rexall Place                  

Sept. 15     

Mar. 30        

Calgary, AB       

Scotiabank Saddledome     

Sept. 14     

Apr. 1         

Vancouver, BC      

Rogers Arena                

Sept. 15                 

Apr. 3         

Seattle, WA         

Key Arena               

Sept. 21                 

Apr. 6          

San Jose, CA        

HP Pavilion                  

Sept. 14

Apr. 8         

Los Angeles, CA      

Staples Center             

Sept. 14   

Apr. 11       

San Diego, CA       

Valley View Casino Center       

Sept. 21

Apr. 12       

Las Vegas, NV       

Mandalay Bay                

Sept. 14                 

Apr. 15       

Houston, TX           

Toyota Center                    

Sept. 21                 

Apr. 16       

Dallas, TX            

American Airlines Center       

Sept. 21

Apr. 19       

Tampa, FL           

Tampa Bay Times Forum    

Sept. 21   

Apr. 20        

Ft. Lauderdale, FL    

BankAtlantic Center          

Sept. 21  

Apr. 22       

Atlanta, GA           

Philips Arena                

Sept. 21                 

Apr. 29       

Washington, D.C     

Verizon Center              

Sept. 14                 

May 2      

Ottawa, ON           

Scotiabank Place           

Sept. 17

May 4       

Brooklyn, NY        

Barclays Center            

Sept. 21   

Itinerary subject to change. More dates to be announced!

For complete tour and ticket information, visit:

www.rihanna.com and www.livenation.com

About Live Nation Entertainment:
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