Sade Announces Ohio Tour Stop
Story By Michael Goins -The last time Sade went on tour was the year 2001. That was ten years ago. Before that the Sade tour scheduled included the 1984 Diamond Life Tour, the 1985 Promise Tour and the 1988 Stronger Than Pride Tour. Sade doen’t go out on tour much, neither does she do TV interview as a matter of habit. When she does announce a tour, it is a big deal and the announcement usually sends shockwaves throughout the music industry. Ten years ago, Sade took her then named “Lovers Rock” tour from Europe to the United States. During that time Sade already had a number of memorable hits including “Smooth Operator”, “Cherish The Day” and “Kiss Of Life”, to name a few. Tour stops during that tour included Madison Square Garden in New York and Wembley Stadium in London. She toured with India Arie, who was hot on the chart. Sade’s touring opener on this tour has not been announced. In fact only enough information has been realeased to wet the appetites of her fans and to possibly sell enough early tickets to gage interest and inject some early income into the tour to help pay the early expenses associated with a tour of this size.
Word is that the tour will consist of 50 cities and Cleveland is on the list. No word at this point if Columbus or Cincinnati will make the list for this tour. Her 2001 tour did include a Cleveland but not a Columbus stop. Columbus is a lot bigger city now and this could change things when the final dates are announced. Here are the tour dates as it stands right now.
06/16 Baltimore, MD – 1st Mariner Arena (on sale 10/16)
06/19 Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Arena (on sale 10/18)
06/21 Uniondale, NY – Nassau Coliseum (on sale 10/18)
06/24 East Rutherford, NJ – Izod Center (on sale 10/18)
06/28 Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre (on sale 10/16)
06/30 Montreal, QC – Bell Centre (on sale 10/16)
07/06 Boston, MA – TD Garden (on sale 10/18)
08/05 Chicago, IL – United Center (on sale 10/18)
08/19 Los Angeles, CA – Staples Center (on sale 10/18)
08/30 Anaheim, CA – Honda Center (on sale 10/18)