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Rihanna Vancouver concert announced

Rihanna at Rogers Arena photo

Rihanna at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, June 24 2011. Ashley Tanasiychuk photo

Concert announcement – Rihanna’s Diamonds World Tour at Rogers Arena April 1 2013

Rihanna has announced her Diamonds World Tour, which begins March 8 in Buffalo. The tour includes a date at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, April 1 2013. North American ticket sales begin Friday, Sept 14 at LiveNation.com.

From the press release: “The Rihanna Diamonds North American leg includes performances at arenas in Los Angeles, Toronto, Boston, Brooklyn, Chicago, and more. A complete itinerary follows this release.

“Rihanna’s previous tour, the extremely successful “LOUD” Tour solidified Rihanna’s status as one of the top female solo artists of this century. The LOUD tour grossed 90 million worldwide to become the 7th highest grossing tour of 2011 and included a historic 10 Sold Out concerts at London’s O2 Arena – a first by a female solo artist.

“The announcement of Rihanna’s Diamonds World Tour follows an epic headlining performance at last night’s MTV Video Music Awards.

“As the recipient of a phenomenal 6 Grammy Awards, Rihanna has sold over 37 million albums and 146 million digital tracks worldwide, and currently holds the record for top-selling digital artist of all time. In 2012, Forbes crowned Rihanna as the #1 social networking superstar with more than 60 million fans on Facebook and 25 million followers on Twitter in addition to owning over 2.7 billion views on YouTube/VEVO – the most for any female artist. Rihanna’s impressive catalogue of hits includes 11 #1 singles, including “We Found Love” which spent 10 weeks at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, 18 #1 singles on the Billboard Dance Club Song Charts, and 22 top 10 singles.”

Tour dates – Rihanna’s Diamonds World Tour:


Mar. 8   Buffalo, NY                   First Niagara Center                   Sept. 21

Mar. 10 Boston, MA                  TD Garden                                Sept. 14

Mar. 12 Baltimore, MD               1st Mariner Arena                      Sept. 14

Mar. 14 Philadelphia, PA            Wells Fargo Center                    Sept. 15

Mar. 15 Hartford, CT                  XL Center                                  Sept. 21

Mar. 17 Montreal, QC                 Bell Centre                                Sept. 15

Mar. 18 Toronto, ON                  Air Canada Centre                     Sept. 17

Mar. 21 Detroit, MI                     Joe Louis Arena                        Sept. 21

Mar. 22 Chicago, IL                   United Center                            Sept. 14

Mar. 24 St. Paul, MN                 Xcel Energy Center                    Sept. 21

Mar. 25 Winnipeg, MB               MTS Centre                               Sept. 14

Mar. 27 Edmonton, AB              Rexall Place                              Sept. 15

Mar. 30 Calgary, AB                  Scotiabank Saddledome            Sept. 14

Apr. 1   Vancouver, BC              Rogers Arena                            Sept. 15

Apr. 3   Seattle, WA                   Key Arena                                 Sept. 21

Apr. 6   San Jose, CA                HP Pavilion                               Sept. 14

Apr. 8   Los Angeles, CA           Staples Center                          Sept. 14

Apr. 11 San Diego, CA              Valley View Casino Center         Sept. 21

Apr. 12 Las Vegas, NV              Mandalay Bay                           Sept. 14

Apr. 15 Houston, TX                  Toyota Center                           Sept. 21

Apr. 16 Dallas, TX                     American Airlines Center            Sept. 21

Apr. 19 Tampa, FL                     Tampa Bay Times Forum           Sept. 21

Apr. 20 Ft. Lauderdale, FL         BankAtlantic Center                   Sept. 21

Apr. 22 Atlanta, GA                   Philips Arena                             Sept. 21

Apr. 29 Washington, D.C           Verizon Center                           Sept. 14

May 2   Ottawa, ON                   Scotiabank Place                      Sept. 17

May 4   Brooklyn, NY                 Barclays Center                        Sept. 21

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