Janelle Monáe Returns To The Stage For ‘The Age Of Pleasure’ North American Tour

New Album, The Age of Pleasure, releasing June 9 

Tickets Available Starting Thursday, June 1 with Verizon Presales 

General Onsale Begins Wednesday, June 7 at 10 AM Local on Ticketmaster.com 

Today, critically acclaimed and award winning singer and actress Janelle Monáe announced her Age of Pleasure Tour across North America. Produced by Live Nation, the 26-city tour kicks off on August 30 at WAMU Theater in Seattle, WA, making stops in Atlanta, Chicago, Toronto, Kansas City, New York City, Brooklyn, and more before wrapping up in Inglewood, CA at YouTube Theater on October 18.  

Monáe’s highly anticipated new album, The Age of Pleasure, will be releasing June 9th via Atlantic Records featuring her latest scintillating new single, “Lipstick Lover,” available now via Wondaland Arts Society/Atlantic Records. An official emotion picture, directed by Janelle Monáe and Alan Ferguson – Watch HERE. 

Her tour promises to light up your body, soul and all of your senses with an unforgettable performance featuring songs off her latest album and classic hits from her discography.  

TICKETS: Tickets will be available starting with Verizon presales (details below) beginning Thursday, June 1 at 10 AM Local. Additional presales will run throughout the week ahead of the general onsale beginning Wednesday, June 7 at 10 AM Local on Ticketmaster.com.  

VERIZON UP PRESALE: Verizon will offer customers an exclusive presale for the Age of Pleasure Tour through Verizon Up. Customers will have access to purchase presale tickets for select shows beginning Thursday, June 1 at 10 AM local until Tuesday, June 6 at 10pm local. For more details visit Verizon Up


Wed Aug 30 – Seattle, WA – WAMU Theater 

Thu Aug 31 – Vancouver, BC – UBC – Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre 

Sat Sep 02 – Portland, OR  – RV Inn Style Resorts Amphitheater 

Wed Sep 06 –Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex 

Thu Sep 07 – Morrison, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre 

Sat Sep 09 – Kansas City, MO – The Midland Theatre  

Mon Sep 11 – Minneapolis, MN – Armory 

Wed Sep 13 – St. Louis, MO – Stifel Theatre 

Thu Sep 14 – Chicago, IL – Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom 

Sun Sep 17 – Boston, MA – MGM Music Hall at Fenway 

Mon Sep 18 – Philadelphia, PA – The Met 

Wed Sep 20 – Montreal, QB – Mtelus 

Thu Sep 21 – Toronto, ON – Massey Hall  

Sun Sep 24 – Washington, DC  – The Anthem* 

Tue Sep 26 – New York City, NY – Radio City Music Hall 

Thu Sep 28 – Brooklyn, NY – Kings Theatre  

Mon Oct 02 – Charlotte, NC – Skyla Credit Union Amphitheatre  

Tue Oct 03 – Nashville, TN  – Ryman Auditorium 

Wed Oct 04 – Birmingham, AL  – Avondale Brewing Company 

Fri Oct 06 – Atlanta, GA – Fox Theatre Atlanta 

Mon Oct 09 – Dallas, TX – The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory 

Tue Oct 10 – Houston, TX – Bayou Music Center  

Wed Oct 11 – Austin, TX – Moody Amphitheater 

Sun Oct 15 – Phoenix, AZ – Arizona Financial Theatre 

Tue Oct 17 – San Francisco, CA – Bill Graham Civic Auditorium 

Wed Oct 18 – Inglewood, CA – YouTube Theater 

* non-Live Nation date 


Janelle Monáe is without question one of the most celebrated artists of the modern era, an 8x GRAMMY® Award-nominated singer, songwriter, producer, performer, and fashion icon known worldwide for her inimitable style and visionary sound. With multiple celebrated albums, THE ARCHANDROID (2010), THE ELECTRIC LADY (2013), and DIRTY COMPUTER (2018), which was nominated for album of the year, and received numerous critically-acclaimed theatrical and television performances, and her unwavering activism for social justice and the LGBTQIA+ community, Monáe continues to be one of the most compelling and important artists of this generation. 

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