Janet Jackson will perform Sept. 30 at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans. The show is part of the singer’s “Unbreakable World Tour.” She previously played the Smoothie King Center, then known as the New Orleans Arena, in September 2001.
Jackson is a Grammy-winning, multi-platinum selling artist and member of the Jackson family of musicians that includes her late brother, Michael Jackson.
The first leg of her “Unbreakable World Tour” will bring Jackson to cities throughout the U.S. and Canada. The tour begins Aug. 31 in Vancouver and continues to 35 other cities, including Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, Atlanta, San Diego, San Francisco, Las Vegas and Memphis. International “Unbreakable” tour dates will be announced later. All shows are being co-produced by Jackson’s Rhythm Nation company.
Tickets for the first North American performances will go on sale starting June 22 at JanetJackson.com. American Express Card members can purchase tickets for select shows before the general public beginning 10 a.m. Monday, June 15, through 10 p.m. Friday, June 19.
Jackson has won six Grammy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, been nominated for an Academy Award and received dozens of American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, BET Awards and Billboard Music Awards. She received the NAACP best supporting actor award. Jackson is also a published author, choreographer, dancer, businessperson and one of music’s biggest-selling artists. Her worldwide sales exceed 160 million records.