rammy nominated and platinum-selling recording artists, Jonas Brothers, today announced the dates and cities for “The Jonas Brothers World Tour 2009.” The tour, which will take the band to three continents, will feature new music taken from the June 15 worldwide release of their upcoming Hollywood Records album. “The Jonas Brothers World Tour 2009,” presented by Burger King(R), kicks off in Dallas at New Cowboys Stadium on June 20 and will take the band throughout the United States and Canada. In addition to their 44-city North American trek, Jonas Brothers will also play three European dates including recently sold-out shows at Paris’ Zenith Arena and London’s Wembley Arena plus a just-added date at Madrid’s Palacio De Deportes. Additional European shows will be announced soon along with debut tour dates in South America. “The Jonas Brothers World Tour 2009” is produced by Live Nation (NYSE:LYV).
On Monday, March 16, Team Jonas fan club members in select cities will have the first opportunity to buy tickets to the summer tour. A pre-sale for CITI(R) card holders in select cities will begin on March 18 through CITI’s PrivatePass(R) program, for complete details visit www.citiprivatepass.com. Tickets for the general public in select cities will be available beginning March 20 and can be purchased at www.livenation.com. Check www.jonasbrothers.com for specific cities and times for pre-sales and public on-sales.
“The Jonas Brothers World Tour 2009” will present the band’s most ambitious production yet and will include a massive 140-foot plus stage centered in the arena that aims to give a larger number of Jonas Brothers fans a closer, more interactive live concert than they’ve ever experienced before. The show will feature cutting edge technology used in a one-of-a-kind circular water screen, multi-color laser effects, motion automated video screens, a giant crane levitating over the audience plus other surprises that will bring the tour to the next level of concert entertainment.
“This tour is going to be about really connecting with our fans,” says Joe Jonas. “We’ve got new music that’s taking us in new directions plus a mind-blowing production that’s going to surprise everyone. We want to give the audience the summer concert they’re not going to ever forget.”
“The Jonas Brothers are a worldwide phenomenon,” said Jason Garner, Chief Executive Officer of Global Music at Live Nation. “In 2008 their global tour included 113 concerts and drew nearly 1.2 million fans. The band is now more popular than ever — with a new movie, album, TV show and book — and we are optimistic that this summer’s tour attendance will reflect that popularity.”
“As presenting sponsor of the Jonas Brothers’ summer tour for the second year in a row, we’re planning a lot of excitement for Jonas Brothers fans beginning with the first tour stop in Dallas on June 20,” said Cindy Syracuse, senior director, cultural marketing, Burger King Corp.” We’ll be announcing plans for the ultimate HAVE IT YOUR WAY(R) Jonas Brothers 2009 experience in support of the tour over the next few months.”
Special guests on “The Jonas Brothers World Tour 2009” are American Idol winner and Jive Records’ platinum-selling artist, Jordin Sparks, and rising stars, Honor Society.
Dates, cities and venues for the “The Jonas Brothers World Tour 2009” are below. Dates and venues are subject to change.
June 20 Dallas, TX New Cowboys Stadium
June 22 Tulsa, OK BOKCenter
June 24 Denver, CO PepsiCenter
June 26 Nampa, ID IdahoCenter
June 27 Portland, OR Rose Garden Arena
June 28 Tacoma, WA TacomaDome
June 30 Vancouver, BC General Motors Place
July 2 Edmonton, AB Rexall Place
July 4 Salt Lake City, UT Stadium Of Fire (on sale now)
July 5 Winnipeg, MB MTS Centre
July 7 Omaha, NE QwestCenter
July 8 Minneapolis, MN TargetCenter
July 9 Milwaukee, WI BradleyCenter
July 10 Rosemont, IL Allstate Arena
July 13 Washington, DC VerizonCenter
July 14 East Rutherford, NJ IZODCenter
July 17 Boston, MA TD BanknorthGarden
July 20 Uniondale, NY NassauColiseum
July 24 Philadelphia, PA WachoviaCenter
July 25 Pittsburgh, PA Mellon Arena
July 26 Detroit, MI Palace Of Auburn Hills
July 28 St. Louis, MO ScottradeCenter
July 29 Kansas City, MO SprintCenter
August 1 Las Vegas, NV MandalayBayEventsCenter
August 3 San Jose, CA HP Pavilion at San Jose
August 4 Sacramento, CA ARCO Arena
August 5 Fresno, CA Save Mart Center
August 7 Los Angeles, CA StaplesCenter
August 11 Phoenix, AZ Jobing.com Arena
August 13 San Antonio, TX AT&TCenter
August 14 Houston, TX ToyotaCenter
August 15 New Orleans, LA New Orleans Arena
August 16 Birmingham, AL BJCC
August 18 Tampa, FL St. Pete Times Forum
August 19 Ft.Lauderdale, FL BankAtlanticCenter
August 21 Jacksonville, FL JacksonvilleVeterans’ Memorial
August 22 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
August 23 Lexington, KY Rupp Arena
August 25 Nashville, TN SommetCenter
August 26 Columbus, OH Nationwide Arena
August 27 Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena
August 29 Montreal, QC BellCentre
August 30 Toronto, ON RogersCentre
August 31 Ottawa, ON Scotiabank Place
The Jonas Brothers became a pop music phenomenon in 2008 with the release of their platinum-selling album, A Little Bit Longer, and two tours that earned the band a spot among the top selling tours of the year. They also won an American Music Award for Breakthrough Artist and were recently nominated for a Grammy in the Best New Artist Category.
Further information and all the latest tour developments, please visit the following websites: www.jonasbrothers.com or www.livenation.com.