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Madonna Gets Her Live Groove

Material Girl to tour for first time in eight years

April 16, 2001 12:00 AM ET

Madonna has set dates for her first full-scale tour in eight years. The Drowned World Tour -- behind her most recent album, last year's Music -- will launch on June 5th in Cologne, Germany, and include six European dates before it heads to the U.S.

The North American leg will begin July 21st in Philadelphia and run through September 9th in Los Angeles.

Madonna tour dates:

7/21: Philadelphia, First Union Center
7/25: New York, Madison Square Garden
8/2: East Rutherford, NJ, Continental Airline Arena
8/6: Boston, FleetCenter
8/10: Washington, DC, MCI Center
8/14: Fort Lauderdale, National Car Rental Center
8/19: Atlanta, Philips Arena
8/25: Auburn Hills, MI, Palace of Auburn Hills
8/28: Chicago, United Center
9/1: Las Vegas, MGM Grand Garden
9/5: Oakland, CA, Oakland Arena
9/9: Los Angeles, Staples Center

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