by Ray Roa
The couple was rumoured to be planning a 20-stop joint tour, but this morning's announcement revealed a slightly abridged, albeit ambitious schedule that includes stops at Citizen's Bank Park (Philadelphia), Metlife Stadium (East Rutherford, New Jersey), Soldier Field (Chicago), and even the 92,000-plus capacity Rose Bowl (Pasadena, California).
Tickets go from $39.50-$275 before fees. On sale info for the Miami date is a little complicated, but here it goes:
The general public can buy tickets at 10 a.m. EDT on Friday, May 2. A special pre-sale via Ticketmaster/Live Nation starts at 10 a.m. EDT Thursday, May 1, and there's even a Facebook pre-sale that kicks off at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 30. Beyonce Fan Club members and Chase Cardmembers get the very first crack at tickets tomorrow at 10 a.m. EDT.
If you're confused, then find light in the fact that Billboard is reporting that $1 from every ticket sale will be donated to Jay-Z's Shawn Carter Foundation, which provides scholarships to students in need. You'll also be donating a $15-$40 service charge to Ticketmaster/Live Nation just in case you wanted to know.
This is going to be the blockbuster tour of the summer (Billboard Boxscore says Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake's 2013 joint tour grossed an average of $5 million per show). Get excited for your road trip by watching Vin Diesel do the "surfbort" dance from Beyonce and Jay-Z's "Drunk In Love" video below (it gets serious at the 6:45 mark).
Jay-Z & Beyonce "On The Run" 2014 Tour Dates
06/25 Miami, FL — Sun Life Stadium
06/28 Cincinatti, OH — Great American Ball Park
07/01 Foxborough, MA — Gillette Stadium
07/05 Philadelphia, PA — Citizens Bank Park
07/07 Baltimore, MD — M and T Bank Stadium
07/09 Toronto, Ontario — Rogers Centre
07/11 East Rutherford, NJ — Metlife Stadium
07/15 Atlanta, GA — Georgia Dome
07/18 Houston, TX — Minute Maid Park
07/20 New Orleans, LA — Mercades-Benz Superdome
07/22 Arlington, TX — AT&T Stadium
07/24 Chicago, IL — Soldier Field
07/27 Winnipeg, Mantioba — Investers Group Field
07/30 Seattle, WA — Safeco Field
08/02 Pasadena, CA — Rose Bowl
08/05 San Francisco, CA — AT&T Park