Rihanna to Take ‘Loud’ on the Road, Announces Summer Tour
Rihanna is ready to hit the road behind her fifth album, 'Loud.' The Bajan singer has announced the first seven dates for her upcoming North American tour, wedged between a massive run in both Australia and Europe.
The 'Only Girl (In the World)' songstress will set things off at Baltimore's 1st Mariner Arena on June 4, followed by stops at Toronto's Air Canada Centre, Los Angeles' Staples Center, Oakland's Oracle Arena, Philadelphia's Wells Fargo Center and New Jersey's Izod Center. Ri will wrap up the nationwide trek on July 23 at New York's Nassau Coliseum, though more tour dates will be announced in the upcoming months.
After gracing American audiences, Rihanna will head over to Europe for a fall tour, kicking off at Ireland's Odyssey Arena on September 29. The Caribbean beauty will make stops in London, Stockholm, Manchester, Dublin and more, touring consistently through the end of the year.
Rihanna will grace the stage at this Sunday's Grammy Awards, where she will perform with her former fling Drake. She is also up for Best Dance Recording for 'Only Girl (In the World),' as well as Record of the Year with Eminem for their smash collabo 'Love the Way You Lie.' The following weekend she will perform during halftime at the NBA All-Star Game in Los Angeles.
Check out her North American tour dates below.
6/4: Baltimore, Md., 1st Mariner Arena
6/7: Toronto, Ont., Air Canada Centre
6/28: Los Angeles, Calif., Staples Center
6/30: Oakland, Calif., Oracle Arena
7/19: Uniondale, N.Y., Nassau Coliseum
7/21: East Rutherford, N.J., Izod Center
7/23: Philadelphia, Penn., Wells Fargo Center