Janelle Monáe Expands North American Tour for 'The Age of Pleasure'

Stops are set for Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto

BY Calum SlingerlandPublished Aug 8, 2023

Just over a week ahead of ushering in The Age of Pleasure, Janelle Monáe has announced plans to take her new album on a North American tour.

This August, September and October, Monáe will play 26 dates on the continent, with three of those shows set to take place in Canada.

UPDATE (08/09, 10:00 a.m. ET): Monáe has added a few North American dates, including a second night in Toronto. See the update schedule below, with the newly added shows in bold.

The second date of the trek will bring Monáe to Vancouver's Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre on August 31. In September, the artist will play back-to-back evenings at Montreal's MTELUS (September 20) and Toronto's Massey Hall (September 21).

Further ticketing and presale information can be found via Monáe's official website

The Age of Pleasure follows Monáe's 2018 album Dirty Computer. The new effort features singles "Float" and "Lipstick Lover."

Janelle Monáe 2023 North American Tour Dates:

08/30 Seattle, WA - WAMU Theater
08/31 Vancouver, BC - Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre
09/02 Portland, OR  - RV Inn Style Resorts Amphitheater
09/06 Salt Lake City, UT - The Complex
09/07 Morrison, CO - Red Rocks Amphitheatre
09/09 Kansas City, MO - The Midland Theatre 
09/10 Indianapolis, IN - Egyptian Room at Old National Centre
09/11 Minneapolis, MN - Armory
09/13 St. Louis, MO - Stifel Theatre
09/14 Chicago, IL - Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom
09/15 Columbus, OH - Mershon Auditorium
09/17 Boston, MA - MGM Music Hall at Fenway
09/18 Philadelphia, PA - The Met
09/20 Montreal, QC - MTELUS
09/21 Toronto, ON - Massey Hall 
09/22 Toronto, ON - Massey Hall 
09/24 Washington, DC  - The Anthem
09/25 Washington, DC  - The Anthem
09/26 New York City, NY - Radio City Music Hall
09/28 Brooklyn, NY - Kings Theatre 
10/02 Charlotte, NC - Skyla Credit Union Amphitheatre 
10/03 Nashville, TN  - Ryman Auditorium
10/04 Birmingham, AL  - Avondale Brewing Company
10/06 Atlanta, GA - Fox Theatre Atlanta
10/07 New Orleans, LA - Orpheum Theater
10/09 Dallas, TX - The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
10/10 Houston, TX - Bayou Music Center 
10/11 Austin, TX - Moody Amphitheater
10/15 Phoenix, AZ - Arizona Financial Theatre
10/17 San Francisco, CA - Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
10/18 Inglewood, CA - YouTube Theater

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