Janelle Monáe Announces “Dirty Computer Tour,” Releases New Video for “I Like That”


Janelle Monáe is making 2018 her year. The Grammy-nominated songstress will be releasing her anticipated third studio album Dirty Computer on Friday (April 27), and today she has announced her return to the stage with the official “Dirty Computer Tour.”

The 27-city North American tour will kick off June 11 in Seattle, WA. Produced by Live Nation, the outing will travel across the country making stops in famous amphitheaters and theaters in Los Angeles, Detroit, Nashville, New York, Atlanta, Miami and more before wrapping August 4 in Atlanta, GA. Monáe’s Wondaland Arts Society group, St. Beauty, will support as the tour’s opening act.

Monaé’s new album has already been preceded by the hot singles and visuals “Make Me Feel,” “Django Jane,” and “PYNK.” To accompany the tour announcement the revered performer has also premiered the music video for her latest single, “I Like That.”

The creative visual gives fans another look into her multifaceted ability as a creative, featuring the star sitting beside a peacock, in a bathtub around flamingos, or surrounded by other versions of herself. Monáe professes self-love throughout, telling you what she enjoys while diffusing sexual tension in the air.

Tickets for the “Dirty Computer Tour” will go on sale to the general public beginning Wednesday, May 2 at LiveNation.com. Every online U.S. ticket purchased for the 2018 tour includes a standard digital copy of the new album. Instructions on how to redeem a copy will be sent to ticket purchasers via email on release day, April 27.

Check out the “I Like That” video and the full tour itinerary below.

Janelle Monae’s “Dirty Computer Tour” Dates:

Jun. 11 – Seattle, WA @ King County’s Marymoor Park
Jun. 12 – Vancouver, BC @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Jun. 13 – Portland, OR @ McMenamins Edgefield Amphitheater
Jun. 16 – San Francisco, CA @ The Masonic
Jun. 20 – San Diego, CA @ Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre
Jun. 26 – Phoenix, AZ @ Comerica Theater
Jun. 28 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Greek Theatre
Jun. 30 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex
Jul. 01 – Denver, CO @ The Paramount Theatre
Jul. 03 – Minneapolis, MN @ State Theatre
Jul. 05 – Chicago, IL @ The Chicago Theatre
Jul. 06 – Milwaukee, WI @ Summerfest
Jul. 07 – Grand Rapids, MI @ 20 Monroe Live
Jul. 09 – Detroit, MI @ Fox Theatre Detroit
Jul. 10 – Cincinnati, OH @ Taft Theatre
Jul. 11 – St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant
Jul. 13 – Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium
Jul. 14 – Indianapolis, IN @ Murat Theatre at Old National Centre
Jul. 16 – Toronto, ON @ Rebel
Jul. 18 – New York, NY @ Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden
Jul. 20 – Washington, DC @ The Anthem
Jul. 21 – Boston, MA @ Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
Jul. 23 – Raleigh, NC @ The Ritz
Jul. 24 – Charlotte, NC @ The Fillmore Charlotte
Jul. 26 – Tampa, FL @ Jannus Live
Jul. 27 – Miami, FL @ The Fillmore Miami at Jackie Gleason Theater
Jul. 28 – Orlando, FL @ House of Blues Orlando
Aug. 04 – Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle

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