Lil Wayne, Drake Announce ‘Drake v. Wayne’ Tour and Scheduled DatesBy: Meaghan Ellis - June 12, 2014
Lil Wayne and Drake are hitting the road together this summer.
On Thursday, June 11, YMCMB released an official statement announcing the Drake v. Wayne tour.
According to the press release, the 31-city tour will kick off at the Darien Lake Performing Arts Center in Darien Center, NY on August 8 and conclude Sept. 27 when they visit Woodlands, TX.
The tour is also scheduled to make stops in New York City, Chicago, Atlanta, San Francisco, Houston, Dallas and Los Angeles.
Presale orders for the tour dates can be made via Ticketmaster starting Tuesday, June 17. However, official sales won’t begin until Friday, June 20.
In addition to Ticketmaster online and local outlets, fans will also have the option to purchase tickets at livenation.com and by phone at (800) 745-3000.
@Drake VS @LilTunechi 31 City Summer Tour Announcement. Presale June 17. Tix on sale June 20. http://t.co/8lFQNmVkx0 pic.twitter.com/kIKAEZEAGZ[/timeout] Here is the full list with all of the confirmed tour dates:
— Young Money (@YoungMoneySite) June 12, 2014
Here are the complete tour dates:
Aug. 08 Darien Center, NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
Aug. 09 Noblesville, IN Klipsch Music Center
Aug. 10 Tinley Park, IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Aug. 12 Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Aug. 13 Hartford, CT XFINITY Theatre
Aug. 15 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
Aug. 16 Clarkston, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre
Aug. 17 Burgettstown, PA First Niagara Pavilion
Aug. 19 Forest Hills, NY Forest Hills Tennis Stadium
Aug. 21 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center
Aug. 25 Mansfield, MA Xfinity Center
Aug. 26 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
Aug. 27 Virginia Beach, VA Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach
Aug. 29 Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live
Aug. 30 Charlotte, NC PNC Music Pavilion
Aug. 31 Atlanta, GA Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood
Sept. 03 West Palm Beach, FL Cruzan Amphitheatre
Sept. 04 Tampa, FL MIDLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
Sept. 06 Austin, TX Austin 360 Amphitheater
Sept. 07 Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion
Sept. 10 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Sept. 11 West Valley City, UT USANA Amphitheatre
Sept. 13 Ridgefield, WA Sleep Country Amphitheatre
Sept. 14 Auburn, WA White River Amphitheatre
Sept. 16 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
Sept. 17 Wheatland, CA Sleep Train Amphitheatre
Sept. 19 Irvine, CA Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
Sept. 20 Chula Vista, CA Sleep Train Amphitheatre
Sept. 22 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl
Sept. 25 Phoenix, AZ Ak-Chin Pavilion
Sept. 27 Woodlands, TX The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
The hip hop stars also shared information about the upcoming tour with fans via Facebook and Twitter. Fans have already begun sharing their reactions to the announcement via social media. Needless to say, fans are quite excited about seeing the multi-platinum hip hop kings on stage again.
tour?!? Lesssskidditttttt “@Drake: Drake Vs. Lil Wayne http://t.co/f9fT9KSPSq pic.twitter.com/iedrvyZpCV”[/timeout] [timeout]
— Taelin Webb (@TaeTrilly) June 12, 2014
@ashbash_1119 @__Aleshia but why am I so excited for this though lol[/timeout] Fans should get ready! It’s going to be a hot summer!
— Aundrea Elise (@_MissRogers_) June 12, 2014
Image via Lil Wayne, Facebook