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Alicia Keys Announces ‘Set The World On Fire’ US Tour Dates / Miguel Tapped As Special Guest

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alicia keys set the world on fire tour Alicia Keys Announces Set The World On Fire US Tour Dates / Miguel Tapped As Special Guest

Alicia Keys’ ‘Girl On Fire’ album may be steadily warming up on the charts after a slow start, however the singer-songwriter is wasting no time announcing her plans to ‘Set The World On Fire’.

Translation? The 14 time Grammy winner is embarking on a world tour. And after announcing dates for the European leg of the then-untitled trek, today saw the mother of one unveil the North American dates of the jaunt – which will feature label-mate Miguel as a special guest.

Keen to see Ms. Keys blaze the stage? Cities, dates, and details await after the jump…

SET THE WORLD ON FIRE TOUR DATES: 

Thu-Mar-07 Seattle, WA WAMU Theatre
Fri-Mar-08 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
Sun-Mar-10 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena
Tue-Mar-12 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center
Wed-Mar-13 San Diego, CA Valley View Casino
Fri-Mar-15 Las Vegas, NV Mandalay Bay Center
Sun-Mar-17 Dallas, TX Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
Mon-Mar-18 Houston, TX Toyota Center
Thu-Mar-21 New Orleans, LA New Orleans Arena
Sat-Mar-23 Miami, FL American Airlines Arena
Sun-Mar-24 Tampa, FL Tampa Bay Time Forum
Wed-Mar-27 Southaven, MS Landers Center
Fri-Mar-29 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
Sat-Mar-30 Greensboro, NC Greensboro Coliseum
Tue-Apr-02 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
Wed-Apr-03 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
Fri-Apr-05 Brooklyn, NY Barclay’s Center
Sat-Apr-06 Mashantucket, MA MGM Grand at Foxwoods
Wed-Apr-10 Boston, MA Agganis Arena
Thu-Apr-11 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
Sat-Apr-13 Atlantic City, NJ Mark G. Etess Arena
Sun-Apr-14 Washington DC Verizon Center
Wed-Apr-17 Detroit, MI Joe Louis Arena
Thu-Apr-18 Chicago, IL United Center

Tickets go on sale at all major ticket vendors on January 18th. 

Will you be going to see Alicia in action?

Your thoughts?

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36 Comments

  1. January 10, 2013 at 2:40 pm
    THE GREAT LACEFRONCE. says:
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    HER VOCAL CORDS SOUND LIKE THEY’RE ON FIRE

    • January 10, 2013 at 3:33 pm
      BEY says:
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      BWAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAH

  2. January 10, 2013 at 2:46 pm
    aynon says:
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    Oh god

  3. January 10, 2013 at 2:59 pm
    Fatriah Hairy (Lana & Gaga schoolin' you) says:
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    Who wants to see her perform though? Alicia Keys is a snooze fest. Leave the “classy lady” act with your grandma because you can’t be that classy after you were the mistress of a married man.

  4. January 10, 2013 at 3:02 pm
    Ernest says:
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    This is going to be one boring show.

  5. January 10, 2013 at 3:05 pm
    MonsterDNA says:
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    We can be brighteeeer, than the suuuuuun … LOL, that’s what came in my mind 1st when i read the title.

    Anyway, I wish i could attend to one of her shows, but she ain’t coming where I live anytime soon. I really love the ‘Girl On Fire’ LP tho..
    I hope people will enjoy the show. She’s a true artist, wish nothing but the best for ha.

  6. January 10, 2013 at 3:08 pm
    Monstarebel (This FAT b**** is the Star Of TGJ) says:
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    Her new music sucks her voice is dead & she’s hella boring…so no thanks xoxo

  7. January 10, 2013 at 3:13 pm
    JOHNVIDAL says:
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    What are these b****** doing with their multiple accounts bashing the same artists again and again? You mad at talent LOL
    Alicia´s album is one of 2012´s best. So much quality. And it´s not performing that bad, it is stil in the top10 on Billboard 200, it may go platinum in the end, somethinh that didn´t seem too possible at first
    Her performance in those laughable Choice Awards was great, with passion and showing artistry
    And yes her voice suffers a lot but she has more thing she can rely on. Hope the tour doesn´t hurt her voice too much

  8. January 10, 2013 at 3:14 pm
    Nay nay says:
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    FLOP!

  9. January 10, 2013 at 3:19 pm
    C. Dominguez says:
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    I used to like Alicia back in the day. Her vocals are bad now so I think I’ll pass.

  10. January 10, 2013 at 3:20 pm
    Suicide Blonde says:
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    Who cares!….Bowie and Timberlake are back and The Hobbit picked up three Oscar nominations.

    • January 10, 2013 at 4:12 pm
      JOHNVIDAL says:
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      Your taste in movies is also that basic? b**** I thought you were better than that :)
      (not saying that movie is not good or great entertainment but please it´s that what you are happier about all those movies and nominations?)

      • January 10, 2013 at 4:23 pm
        Suicide Blonde says:
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        I love the Hobbit, i’m a huge movies fan, they’re not basic, this must be the worse nominations ever.

      • January 10, 2013 at 4:57 pm
        JOHNVIDAL says:
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        Why? Some great nominations.
        Obviously there are always forgotten people, but it´s impossible to include everything.
        I´m excited about “Beast of the SW”. I don´t even know if it´ll get a proper release in Spain but I´ve heard so many good things about that indie movie. Naomi Watts being nominated is great and a bit suprise for the Spanish film The Impossible
        Django is GREAT, the one with American propaganda I don´t care much but they say is great artistically at least, Les Miserables: amazing performances, Argo: GREAT; Life of pi: amazing visuals, great director
        Only thing is that TDKR and Skyfall could have gotten some noms for minor categories at least, like The Hobbit has gotten. But you can´t expect those type of blockbuster movies to be considered the best movie of the year, can you? Be serious
        And about Leonardo Dicaprio… I think they are waiting and waiting to give him a big oscar for a leading role cos they know the guy keeps on doing great and he can still offer more. It will come

      • January 10, 2013 at 5:05 pm
        Suicide Blonde says:
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        You have some good points, definitely Les Miserables are the best so far, about Leo they love to do that to beautiful and talented guys, wait till they’re old, they are doing the same thing with Brad Pitt tho i think Leo is a better actor.

      • January 10, 2013 at 5:47 pm
        JOHNVIDAL says:
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        Brad Pitt is not that good to deserve an oscar really. Leo is a better actor and he started to take interesting role after interesting role when he was very young. Right after Titanic really. Didn´t pay too much attention to him for some years but damn, his performances in Shutter Island, Inception, J.Edgar and Django have won me for life. Next is the Great Gatzby :)

      • January 10, 2013 at 6:03 pm
        Suicide Blonde says:
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        I love Shutter Island, so complicated, i love it but i really think Brad is a good actor, I think his acting is kind of under-appreciated. He’s a classic example of looks overshadowing the talent. His body of work is very diverse, and he’s taken some very big risks.

    • January 10, 2013 at 6:21 pm
      JOHNVIDAL says:
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      Inception is way more complicated and amazing, more special, but I love Shutter Island. In Edgar he looked so hot, he looks better with brown hair and eyes to me

      • January 10, 2013 at 6:23 pm
        Suicide Blonde says:
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        Do you like Angelina Jolie as an actress?, i think she’s the best.

      • January 11, 2013 at 6:16 am
        JOHNVIDAL says:
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        lol Yes I like. But she is not the best AT ALL. Give me a break. She´s better than her boyfriend
        Best actress past and present is Meryl Streep. Too much perfection for words. She just nails every role like it´s nothing, and for several decades

  11. January 10, 2013 at 3:23 pm
    NICK says:
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    man I am gonna miss her by a week in Diego, COME TO HAWAII ALICIA!!!! :(

  12. January 10, 2013 at 3:32 pm
    eric says:
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    I’ve seen her on tour 3 times and never was it even the least bit boring. I don’t, however, like these last 2 albums from her. I have to care about the music to buy a $90 ticket and hear it in concert.

  13. January 10, 2013 at 3:46 pm
    2013 Baby!! says:
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    Why are people so hateful, fine have your opinion but please state it in a polite way or just hust it!!!

  14. January 10, 2013 at 4:17 pm
    King B>Rihanna says:
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    Love AK but she is not the best entertainer in the world

  15. January 10, 2013 at 4:48 pm
    Suicide Blonde says:
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    Timberlake is back, that kid can say goodbye to her career, what was her name tho?.

  16. January 10, 2013 at 4:53 pm
    skintightjeans says:
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    Meh…..

  17. January 10, 2013 at 5:04 pm
    Miss Marvel says:
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    Oscar Nominations 2013:

    Best Picture
    “Argo” <— :)
    "Django Unchained"
    "Les Miserables"
    "Life of Pi"
    "Amour"
    "Lincoln"
    "Silver Linings Playbook"
    "Zero Dark Thirty"
    "Beasts of the Southern Wild"

    Actor in a Leading Role
    Bradley Cooper – "Silver Linings Playbook"
    Daniel Day-Lewis – "Lincoln" <— :)
    Hugh Jackman – "Les Miserables"
    Joaquin Phoenix – "The Master"
    Denzel Washington – "Flight"

    Actress in a Leading Role
    Jessica Chastain – "Zero Dark Thirty" <— :)
    Jennifer Lawrence – "Silver Linings Playbook"
    Emmanuelle Riva – "Amour"
    Quvenzhané Wallis – "Beasts of Southern Wild"
    Naomi Watts – "The Impossible"

    Actor in a Supporting Role
    Alan Arkin – "Argo"
    Robert De Niro – "Silver Linings Playbook"
    Philip Seymour Hoffman – "The Master"
    Tommy Lee Jones – "Lincoln"
    Christoph Waltz – "Django Unchained" <— :)

    Actress in a Supporting Role
    Amy Adams – "The Master"
    Sally Field – "Lincoln"
    Anne Hathaway – "Les Miserables" <— :)
    Helen Hunt – "The Sessions"
    Jackie Weaver – "Silver Linings Playbook"

    Directing
    "Amour" – Michael Haneke
    "Beasts of the Southern Wild" – Benh Zeitlin
    "Life of Pi" – Ang Lee
    "Lincoln" – Steven Spielberg
    "Silver Linings Playbook" – David O. Russell

    Ben affleck or Kathryn Bigelow

  18. January 10, 2013 at 5:25 pm
    MUSICHEAD says:
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    Alicia Offkeys will be screaming at the top of her lungs in multiple cities this spring huh?

    I’ll pass.

  19. January 10, 2013 at 6:05 pm
    Mother says:
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    I’d rather go see a public hanging chile, AK is boring with her strained and twisted vocals.

  20. January 10, 2013 at 7:12 pm
    CoCo says:
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    Who in their right mind would pay to see Screamlicia Offkeys yell on stage like a banshee, play that tired ass piano and do some stiff dancing? I’ll pass.

  21. January 10, 2013 at 9:36 pm
    mc the place to be! says:
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    My voice is on fire!! I really want to see Miguel and Sam put up the Oscar nominees since you like to call out people on the razzies

  22. January 11, 2013 at 5:05 am
    MELODY2012 says:
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    She fell off from the top BOOM to the ground

  23. January 11, 2013 at 7:30 am
    Angie says:
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    Absolutely going to see Alicia. This will be my 3rd time seeing her live & she’s always great.

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