Carly Rae Jepsen announces ‘Dedicated’ for May 17th

Album pre-orders include early access to tour tickets

Multi-platinum Grammy, Juno and Polaris Prize nominated singer/songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen will release her new album, Dedicated, May 17th on School Boy/Interscope Records. Jepsen will follow up the album release with a summer headline tour. The Dedicated Tour will kick off June 27th at House of Blues in Anaheim, CA and will make stops in major markets including Nashville, New York City, Washington DC and Los Angeles.

Fans who pre-order Dedicated will receive a code for early access to purchase tour tickets starting April 2nd. General on sale for The Dedicated Tour is April 5th.

Jepsen has partnered with PLUS1 so that $1 from every ticket sold will go to support Crisis Text Line, and their work providing free, confidential and 24/7 support for those in crisis. For her San Francisco engagement specifically, $1 from every ticket sold will go to support The Trevor Project, and their work providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services for LGBTQ youth.

Jepsen’s 2015 album E*MO*TION, earned a host of rave reviews with several outlets – including TIME, Entertainment Weekly, Pitchfork, People, Stereogum, Vulture, Complex, and Noisey- declaring it the pop album of 2015. The set featured the platinum selling single “I Really Like You.” One year later Jepsen released E*MO*TION Side B as a gift to her fans and saw it immediately rise to the iTunes Top 10 . E*MO*TION followed the release of Jepsen’s U.S. debut album Kiss featuring the blockbuster break-out hit “Call Me Maybe” which climbed to No. 1 on the iTunes Singles charts in over 47 countries, has sold over 20 million singles worldwide and is certified Diamond in the United States. It earned Jepsen 2012 Grammy nominations for Best Pop Solo Performance and Song of the Year. Jepsen released “Now That I Found You” and “No Drug Like Me” in February, both songs will be featured on Dedicated.

Dedicated Tour Dates:

June 27 Anaheim, CA House of Blues
June 28 San Francisco, CA Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
June 29 Reno, NV Grand Sierra Resort & Casino
July 1 Salt Lake City, UT The Depot
July 3 Denver, CO Ogden Theatre
July 5 Minneapolis, MN State Theatre
July 6 St. Louis, MO The Pageant
July 7 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium
July 9 Chicago, IL The Chicago Theatre
July 10 Indianapolis, IN Egyptian Room at Old National Centre
July 12 Cincinnati, OH Bogart’s
July 13 Detroit, MI The Fillmore
July 14 Cleveland, OH House of Blues
July 16 Boston, MA House of Blues
July 17 New York, NY Hammerstein Ballroom
July 20 Philadelphia, PA The Fillmore
July 21 Silver Spring, MD The Fillmore
July 23 Raleigh, NC The Ritz
July 24 Charlotte, NC The Fillmore
July 26 Miami Beach, FL The Fillmore at The Jackie Gleason Theater
July 27 Lake Buena Vista, FL House of Blues
July 28 Atlanta, GA Tabernacle
July 30 New Orleans, LA The Fillmore
August 1 Dallas, TX House of Blues
August 2 Houston, TX House of Blues
August 3 Austin, TX ACL Live at the Moody Theater
August 4 San Antonio, TX The Aztec Theater
August 6 Phoenix, AZ The Van Buren
August 8 San Diego, CA Humphreys Concerts by the Bay
August 10 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern

Author: Buddy Iahn

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