Adele Announces North American Tour in Support of New Album 21

Adele is gearing up to tour North America in support of her sophomore album 21, available on February 22. The tour will kick off in Washington, DC on May 12 and run through June 20 in Nashville, TN (see below for a full list of dates). Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday February 11 with a pre-sale beginning Wednesday February 9 at 12pm est/ 9am pst exclusively via

Adele’s last proper show in the U.S. was in front of 19,000 fans at Los Angeles’ historic Hollywood Bowl in June of 2009. Known for her incredible live performances, fans will get a sneak peek of Adele when she appears on the Today show (February 18), Late Show with David Letterman (February 21), The Ellen DeGeneres Show (February 24), ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! (February 24), The Early Show (February 25) and E!’s Chelsea Lately (February 28).

Recently released overseas, 21 soared to the #1 position on the charts in several countries including the U.K., Ireland, Germany, Holland, New Zealand, Switzerland, Austria and Belgium. In her native U.K. alone, 21 sold an astounding 208,000 copies in its first week and is already certified Platinum. “Rolling In The Deep,” the infectious lead single from 21, has critics raving. Rolling Stone called the track “her best yet,” while USA Today called it “Mesmerizing.” The video for “Rolling In The Deep” was directed by Sam Brown (Jay-Z, Foo Fighters) and is currently the #1 video on VH1’s Top 20 Countdown.

Adele Spring 2011 Tour Dates

Date City Venue

May 12 Washington, DC 9:30 Club

May 13 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory

May 15 Boston, MA House of Blues

May 16 Montreal, QC Olympia Theater

May 18 Toronto, ON Kool Haus

May 19 New York, NY Beacon Theatre

May 23 Royal Oak, MI Royal Oak Music Theatre

May 24 Chicago, IL Riviera Theater

May 26 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue

May 28 Denver, CO Ogden Theatre

May 29 Salt Lake City, UT The Depot

May 31 Vancouver, BC Commodore Ballroom

June 1 Seattle, WA Showbox at the Market

June 3 Portland, OR Crystal Ballroom

June 4 San Francisco, CA The Warfield Theatre

June 8 San Diego, CA Humphreys Concerts by the Bay

June 9 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern

June 12 Austin, TX Stubbs Waller Creek

June 15 Dallas, TX House of Blues

June 17 Atlanta, GA Tabernacle

June 18 Asheville, NC The Orange Peel

June 20 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium

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