If it seems like Mariah Carey fans have caught more glimpses of the superstar on the big screen in Precious and on Eminem dis tracks than onstage lately, it's with good reason: Carey has yet to tour in support of her latest release, Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel, and she didn't hit the road in support last year's E=MCÂ² — which was released as her relationship with now-hubby Nick Cannon heated up — either. But now, the long wait is over, as Carey has revealed plans for an eight-week, 19-city tour that'll be preceded by a New Year's Eve gig at New York's fabled Madison Square Garden.
The Angels Advocate Tour officially gets underway January 2nd in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Mariah will be on the road through February 27th in Las Vegas, with the tour making stops in Atlanta, Detroit, Boston, Chicago, Dallas and Los Angeles.
Honey B. Fly, the official Mariah Carey Fan Club, is offering exclusive member pre-sales for all show dates. If you want to ring in the new decade with Mimi, you can order your tickets now. All other tickets go on sale December 19th. Openers for the trek will be RydazNrtist, an R&B group signed to Cannon's NCredible Entertainment.
Dec. 31 - New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
Jan. 2 - Atlantic City, NJ @ Borgata
Jan. 15 - Mashantucket, CT @ MGM Grand Theatre
Jan. 16 - Mashantucket, CT @ Foxwoods
Jan. 19 - Atlanta, GA @ Fox Theatre
Jan. 21 - Hollywood, FL @ Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Jan. 25 - Detroit, MI @ Fox Theatre
Jan. 27 - Washington, DC @ DAR Constitution Hall
Jan. 30 - Boston, MA @ Wang Theatre
Feb. 1 - Philadelphia, PA @ Tower Theatre - on sale 12/19
Feb. 4 - Montreal, Que. @ Bell Centre - on sale 12/19
Feb. 6 - Ottawa, Ont. @ Scotiabank Place - on sale 12/21
Feb. 9 - Toronto, Ont. @ Air Canada Centre
Feb. 10 - Columbus, OH @ Schottenstein Center
Feb. 13 - Chicago, IL @ Chicago Theatre
Feb. 16 - Minneapolis, MN @ Northrop Auditorium
Feb. 18 - Dallas, TX @ Nokia Theatre
Feb. 20 - Phoenix, AZ @ Dodge Theatre - on sale 12/19
Feb. 23 - Los Angeles, CA @ Gibson Theatre
Feb. 26 - Oakland, CA @ Oracle Arena
Feb. 27 - Las Vegas, NV @ The Pearl Concert Theater
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