Jay-Z has ten shows left on his Blueprint 3 Tour, but has decided to extend his run through 2010. He has been touring and performing at a mix of 26 college arenas all across the country, including Pennsylvania State's Bryce Center, UCLA's Pauley Pavilion, Northern Kentucky University's Bank of Kentucky, Eastern Michigan University's Convocation Center, and the University of Massachusetts' Mullins Center to name a selected few.
But now Jay-Z has confirmed additional tour dates with the next leg of the tour kicking off in Houston on February 22, 2010. The nearly five-week venture kicks off at Toyota Center in Houston, TX, and will wrap with a March 26 performance at Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Jay-Z's 2010 schedule will take him on a coast-to-coast circuit across the U.S. Highlights include: February 25 at New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, LA; March 3 at Verizon Center in Washington, DC; March 11 at TD Garden in Boston, MA; and March 20 at Pepsi Center in Denver, CO.
Rapper Young Jeezy will open for Jay-Z on all dates of the winter tour leg. The first public ticket sales for the early 2010 concerts will start on November 13. Here is the list of the new tour dates:
Feb 22 Houston, TX Toyota Center
Feb 23 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
Feb 25 New Orleans, LA New Orleans Arena
Feb 27 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
Feb 28 Greensboro, NC Greensboro Coliseum Complex
Mar 03 Washington, DC Verizon Center
Mar 07 Norfolk, VA Scope Arena
Mar 11 Boston, MA TD Garden
Mar 16 Pittsburgh, PA Mellon Arena
Mar 19 St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center
Mar 20 Indianapolis, IN Conseco Fieldhouse
Mar 22 Denver, CO Pepsi Center
Mar 24 San Jose, CA HP Pavilion
Mar 26 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center