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Katy Perry Announces New Album ‘Witness,’ Maps Fall Tour

Massive 43-date arena trek begins September 7th, with ticket buyers receiving copy of singer’s upcoming LP

Katy Perry Announces New Album 'Witness,' Maps Fall TourKaty Perry Announces New Album 'Witness,' Maps Fall Tour

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UPDATE 2: Katy Perry has rescheduled numerous shows on her Witness tour due tounavoidable production delays.” A full list of Perry’s new schedule is available below.

UPDATE: Katy Perry has teamed with Global Citizen to announce a new partnership with Boys & Girls Club of America for her upcoming Witness tour. Fans can earn tickets by either donating supplies to their local Boys & Girls Club or volunteering at a Boys & Girls to to win a pair of VIP tickets and attend a meet and greet with Perry.

“I’m a firm believer that actions speak louder than Tweets,” Perry said in a statement. “We’re all looking for a way to make real change beyond just donating our loose change. I’m proud to partner with Global Citizen to encourage my fans to take action in their own communities and visit their local Boys & Girls Clubs of America locations to donate or volunteer to earn incredible tickets to see me on WITNESS: The Tour.”


Katy Perry announced her new album Witness, the follow-up to 2013’s Prism, is due out June 9th. A massive North American tour will follow.

The North American leg of the Witness: The Tour begins September 7th and will find Perry filling 43 arenas in the U.S. and Canada, with the trek concluding February 5th in Vancouver.

The stretch of dates include four New York-area shows at each of the tristate area’s major arenas: October 2nd at Madison Square Garden, October 3rd at the revamped Nassau Coliseum, October 8th at Newark’s Prudential Center and October 11th at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.

Tickets for the Witness: The Tour go on sale to the general public on May 22nd, although Citi cardholders and Ticketmaster Verified Fan members will have an opportunity to purchase tickets starting Thursday, May 18th. Perry’s website has full ticket information. One dollar from each ticket purchased will go to the Boys & Girls Club of America. Fans will also have a chance to win free tickets by taking action to support that organization via Global Citizen.

Every ticket purchased for the Witness: The Tour will also be accompanied by a copy of Perry’s new album. Witness will likely feature Perry’s recent singles “Chained to the Rhythm” and “Bon Appetit,” and as evidenced by the album’s teaser, a title track called “Witness”:

This weekend, Perry will serve as the musical guest on the season finale of Saturday Night Live, hosted by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.

Katy Perry Witness Tracklist

1. “Witness”
2. “Hey Hey Hey”
3. “Roulette”
4. “Swish Swish” (feat. Nicki Minaj)
5. “Deja Vu”
6. “Power”
7. “Mind Maze”
8. “Miss You More”
9. “Chained to the Rhythm” (feat. Skip Marley)
10. “Tsunami”
11. “Bon Appetit” (feat. Migos)
12. “Bigger Than Me”
13. “Save As Draft”
14. “Pendulum”
15. “Into Me You See”

Katy Perry Tour Dates

September 19 – Montréal, QE @ Bell Centre
September 21 – Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun Arena
September 22 – Pittsburgh, PA @ PPG Paints Arena
September 24 – Columbus, OH @ Schottenstein Center
September 25 – Washington, DC @ Verizon Center
September 29, 30 – Boston, MA @ TD Garden
October 2, 6 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
October 8 – Newark @ Prudential Center
October 9 – Quebec City @ Videotron Centre
October 11 – Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Center
October 12 – Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center
October 16 – Louisville, KY @ KFC Yum! Center
October 18 – Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
October 22 – St. Louis, MO @ Scottrade Center
October 24, 25 – Chicago, IL @ United Center
October 27 – Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center
October 31, November 1 – Toronto @ Air Canada Centre
November 7, 8, 10 – Los Angeles, CA @ STAPLES Center
November 14 – San Jose, CA @ SAP Center at San Jose
November 24 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Vivint Smart Home Arena
November 26 – Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center
November 28 – Omaha, NE @ CenturyLink Center
November 29 – Tulsa, OK @ BOK Center
December 1 – St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center
December 2 – Des Moines, IA @ Wells Fargo Arena
December 4 – Milwaukee, WI @ BMO Harris Bradley Center
December 6 – Detroit, MI @ Little Caesars Arena
December 7 – Grand Rapids, MI @ Van Andel Arena
December 9 – Indianapolis, IN @ Bankers Life Fieldhouse
December 10 – Cleveland, OH @ Quicken Loans Arena
December 12 – Atlanta, GA @ Philips Arena
December 15 – Tampa, FL @ Amalie Arena
December 17 – Orlando, FL @ Amway Center
December 20 – Miami, FL @ AmericanAirlines Arena
January 5 – New Orleans, LA @ Smoothie King Center
January 7 – Houston, TX @ Toyota Center
January 10 – San Antonio, TX @ AT&T Center
January 12 – Little Rock, AR @ Verizon Arena
January 14 – Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center
January 19 – Phoenix, AZ @ Gila River Arena
January 20 – Las Vegas, NV @ T-Mobile Arena
January 31 – Sacramento, CA @ Golden1 Center
February 2 – Portland, OR @ Moda Center at Rose Quarter
February 3 – Tacoma, WA @ Tacoma Dome
February 5 – Vancouver, BC @ Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena

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