"Famously reclusive" singer Sade has re-emerged recently with a new album, last year's Soldier of Love, and plans to tour in support of her record this summer and fall. A slew of tour dates have already been announced, kicking off in Baltimore on June 16, and more dates are expected to be announced soon -- including a stop toward the end of her tour in St. Paul.
This will be Sade's first tour since 2001, where she performed for a total of over one million fans.
[jump] According to a somewhat mysterious event page, fans who RSVP for Sade's tour will receive a special code and access to a ticket pre-sale.
Here are the tour dates announced so far:
06/16 Baltimore, MD - 1st Mariner Arena (on sale 10/16)And to get us in the mood, here are some choice Sade videos, plus a recent cover we've been digging:
06/19 Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Arena (on sale 10/18)
06/21 Uniondale, NY - Nassau Coliseum (on sale 10/18)
06/24 East Rutherford, NJ - Izod Center (on sale 10/18)
06/28 Toronto, ON - Air Canada Centre (on sale 10/16)
06/30 Montreal, QC - Bell Centre (on sale 10/16)
07/06 Boston, MA - TD Garden (on sale 10/18)
08/05 Chicago, IL - United Center (on sale 10/18)
08/19 Los Angeles, CA - Staples Center (on sale 10/18)
08/30 Anaheim, CA - Honda Center (on sale 10/18)
Additional dates will be announced in the following markets soon:Atlanta, GA; Charlotte, NC; Calgary, AB; Cleveland, OH; Dallas, TX;Detroit, MI; Fort Lauderdale, FL; Houston, TX; Kansas City, MO; LasVegas, NV; Louisville, KY; Memphis, TN; Milwaukee, WI; New Orleans,LA; Oakland, CA; Orlando, FL; Phoenix, AZ; Pittsburgh, PA; Portland,OR; Sacramento, CA; San Diego, CA; San Jose, CA; Seattle, WA; St Paul,MN; Vancouver, BC.