Mary J. Blige Announces “Strength of a Woman Tour”


Mary J. Blige is bringing her ‘Strength’ to a city near you this summer!

Hot on the heels of releasing her acclaimed new album, Strength of a Woman, the 9x Grammy Award-winner has announced her upcoming “Strength of a Woman Tour,” which kicks off July 30 in Chicago.

The North American trek is scheduled to travel to 21 cities, including New York, Atlanta, Miami, Nashville, Dallas, Los Angeles, and more before culminating Sept. 9 in Oakland, CA at The Paramount Theatre.

Blige has invited fellow R&B songstress Lalah Hathaway to join the tour as her supporting act. The tour will continue to support the release of Mary’s 13th studio album, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard R&B Album Chart.

See the full tour itinerary and ticket info below.


Jul 30 – Chicago, IL @ Chicago Theatre
Aug 01 – Sterling Heights, MI @ Michigan Lottery Amphitheater at Freedom Hill
Aug 02 – Cleveland, OH @ Hard Rock Live
Aug 04 – Buffalo, NY @ Shea’s Performing Arts Center
Aug 05 – Indianapolis, IN @ Murat Theater
Aug 06 – Nashville, TN @ Nashville Municipal Auditorium
Aug 08 – Atlanta, GA @ Wolf Creek Amphitheater
Aug 10 – Raleigh, NC @ Red Hat Amphitheatre
Aug 13 – Baltimore, MD @ Pier Six Pavilion
Aug 18 – Brooklyn, NY @ Ford Amphitheatre at Coney Island Boardwalk*
Aug 19 – New York City, NY @ Theater at Madison Square Gardens*
Aug 22 – Miami, FL @ Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theatre
Aug 23 – Jacksonville, FL @ Daily’s Place
Aug 25 – Houston, TX @ Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land
Aug 26 – Dallas, TX @ Music Hall at Fair Park
Aug 30 – Phoenix, AZ @ Comerica Theatre
Sep 01 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Pearl
Sep 02 – Los Angeles, CA @ Greek Theatre
Sep 06 – Denver, CO @ Bellco Theater
Sep 08 – Reno, NV @ Grand Theatre at The Grand Sierra Resort
Sep 09 – Oakland, CA @ The Paramount Theatre

Tickets for the STRENGTH OF A WOMAN TOUR go on-sale to the general public beginning Friday, May 19th at 10am local time. Fan Club, VIP and Pandora Premium pre-sale will go on-sale on May 17th at 10am local time. As the official pre-sale credit card for Mary J. Blige’s STRENGTH OF A WOMAN TOUR, Citi® cardmembers will have access to purchase pre-sale tickets beginning Wednesday, May 17th at 12pm local time through Citi’s Private Pass® program. For complete details please visit

A special Pandora, Facebook and Live Nation pre-sale will be available May 18th at 10am local time. For all ticket purchase information, please visit

*General Tickets on sale May 19th at 11am ET.

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