Lizzo announces second North American leg of Special Tour

Additional 17 cities announced

Lizzo has announced the second North American leg of her wildly successful 2022 tour. The Special 2our kicks off Friday, April 21st in Knoxville, TN at Thompson-Boling Arena. Coming off her Emmy Award win for Outstanding Competition Program and her VMAs Video for Good Award for “About Damn Time,” which reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart and the top 10 in 12 other countries, she will be performing in 17 cities across North America next year. Her most recent album Special peaked at No. 2 on the US Billboard 200 chart.

Produced by Live Nation, the 17-date second leg of the tour continues through St. Louis, Montreal, Chicago and more before wrapping up on Friday, June 2, 2023, at Acrisure Arena in Palm Desert, CA. Public on sale for the second leg dates will begin Friday, November 18th at 10 am local time via Ticketmaster.

American Express Card Members will have first access to purchase tickets before the general public beginning Wednesday, November 16th at 10 am local time through Thursday, November 17th at 10 pm local time. Lizzo and American Express have been longtime partners, recently teaming up to introduce LIZZOVERSE: Presented by American Express, an immersive planetarium-esque lightshow and experience in celebration of Lizzo’s Special. Prior to LIZZOVERSE, American Express and Lizzo partnered in 2019 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Stonewall Pride and the singer headlined the final performance of American Express’ Unstaged digital music series in 2021 live from the beach in Miami. From early ticket access to exclusive artist merch, to innovations like wearable payment technology at music festivals, American Express is always focused on making your experience with music better #withAmex.

Lizzo The Special 2our 2023:

Apr 21 – Knoxville, TN – Thompson-Boling Arena
Apr 22 – Lexington, KY – Rupp Arena
Apr 25 – St. Louis, MO – Enterprise Center
Apr 26 – Memphis, TN – FedExForum
May 4 – Montreal, QC – Bell Centre
May 6 – Hartford, CT – XL Center
May 9 – Baltimore, MD – CFG Bank Arena
May 10 – Raleigh, NC – PNC Arena
May 12 – Cleveland, OH – Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
May 13 – Pittsburgh, PA – PPG Paints Arena
May 16 – Milwaukee, WI – Fiserv Forum
May 17 – Chicago, IL – United Center
May 19 – Omaha, NE – CHI Health Center
May 20 – Tulsa, OK – BOK Center
May 24 – Phoenix, AZ – Footprint Center
May 25 – San Diego, CA – Viejas Arena
June 2 – Palm Desert, CA – Acrisure Arena

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