Rumors have been swirling for weeks that the pop/hip-hop power duo of Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z would be teaming up for a mega stadium tour and Timberlake took to Twitter to confirm the rumors with a photo (below).
The Legends of the Summer tour will make a stop in Boston for a Fenway Park show on Aug. 10 while the Red Sox are in Kansas City for a series against the Royals.
All dates on sale to the public on Feb. 28th, except New York. Citi cardmembers will have access to presale tickets beginning today through the Private Pass Program. Fans who like the tour's Facebook page will have presale access to tickets beginning Feb. 27. All regular sale tickets will be available Feb. 28, except for the show at New York's Yankee Stadium.
Live Nation mobile app users will have access to presale tickets beginning Feb. 27th. To download the app for your iPhone or Android device, text “LNAPP” OR 404040. All presales end at 5 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 27th.
Full list of tour dates:
July 17 Toronto, ON Rogers Centre
July 19 New York, NY Yankee Stadium**
July 22 Chicago, IL Soldier Field
July 26 San Francisco, CA Candlestick Park
July 28 Los Angeles, CA Rose Bowl
July 31 Vancouver, BC BC Place Stadium
August 4 Hershey, PA Hershey Stadium
August 6 Detroit, MI Ford Field
August 8 Baltimore, MD M&T Bank Stadium
August 10 Boston, MA Fenway Park
August 13 Philadelphia, PA Citizens Bank Park
August 16 Miami, FL Sun Life Stadium
Before the Grammys, Timberlake sat down with Ryan Seacrest and told him that there would definitely be a tour and that it would be "very fun."
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