Sade Starts North American Tour

SADE MARKS TRIUMPHANT RETURN TO U.S. WITH
SOLD-OUT OPENING NIGHT SHOW AT BALTIMORE'S 1ST MARINER ARENA

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Sade made their return to U.S. shores last night when they opened their 54-date North American tour with a jubilant, sold-out performance at Baltimore's 1st Mariner Arena. Their first tour in over a decade, the 120-minute set featured all of Sade's best known songs, including their recent Grammy-winning hit, "Soldier of Love."

Directed by longtime collaborator Sophie Muller, and with production and lighting design by Baz Halpin, the tour is groundbreaking from a visual perspective. With a 23' x 52' high resolution LED screen behind the band, and enormous projection screens all around the stage, beautiful, larger than life images accompany the music which has made Sade one of the most adored and enduring live bands in the world.

John Legend, the acclaimed singer, songwriter and pianist who is opening for Sade on all of the dates, treated fans to a long list of his well known songs.

The tour continues on to Pittsburgh on June 18 with a performance at Consol Energy Center and includes multiple nights in Atlanta, Chicago, Oakland, Los Angeles and Anaheim before finishing in mid-September.

Tickets are still available for some dates. Please check Sade.com, JohnLegend.com, Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com for more information.

Sade and John Legend Summer Tour Dates
June 16 Baltimore, MD 1st Mariner Arena
June 18 Pittsburgh, PA Consol Energy Center
June 19 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
June 21 Uniondale, NY Nassau Coliseum
June 22 Washington, DC Verizon Center
June 24 East Rutherford, NJ Izod Center
June 25 Newark, NJ Prudential Center
June 28 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
June 30 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
July 02 Atlantic City, NJ Etess Arena - Trump Taj Mahal
*Sade only* July 03 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
July 06 Boston, MT TD Garden
July 08 Indianapolis, IN Conseco Fieldhouse
July 09 Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena
July 10 Columbus, OH Schottenstein Center
July 12 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
July 13 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
July 15 Ft. Lauderdale, FL BankAtlantic Center
July 16 Miami, FL American Airlines Arena
July 17 Orlando, FL Amway Center
July 22 New Orleans, New Orleans Arena
July 23 Houston, TX Toyota Center
July 24 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
July 26 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
July 28 St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center
July 29 Memphis, TN FedEx Forum
July 31 Charlotte, NC Time Warner Cable Arena
August 01 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena
August 03 Detroit, MI The Palace at Auburn Hills
August 05 Chicago, IL United Center
August 06 Chicago, IL United Center
August 07 Chicago, IL United Center
August 09 Minneapolis, MN Target Center
August 11 Denver, CO Pepsi Center
August 13 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
August 14 Seattle, WA Key Arena
August 15 Portland, OR Rose Garden Arena
August 17 Sacramento, CA Power Balance Pavilion
August 19 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center
August 20 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center
August 21 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center
August 23 San Diego, CA Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
August 25 San Jose, CA HP Pavilion
August 26 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena
August 27 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena
August 30 Anaheim, CA Honda Center
August 31 Anaheim, CA Honda Center
Sept 02 Phoenix, AZ U.S. Airways Center
Sept 03 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Arena
Sept 04 Salt Lake City, UT E-Center*
Sept 07 Austin, TX Frank Erwin Center*
Sept 09 Raleigh, NC RBC Arena*
Sept 10 Louisville, KY KFC Yum Center*
Sept 11 Norfolk, VA Scope Arena*

*Dates, cities and venues are subject to change. On sale dates are TBA.

Sade Tour Dates :: Sade News

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[Published on: 6/17/11]

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