Tina Turner's 2008 North American Tour Extended

LOS ANGELES (September 4, 2008) - Due to overwhelming fan demand, eight-time Grammy Award winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer TINA TURNER has extended her long-awaited 2008 North American arena tour, presented by Amway Global, with the addition of eight new dates.   Beginning October 1, at Sprint Center in Kansas City,  Turner's AEG Live-promoted tour will delight fans over the course of 36 dates across the U.S. and Canada-including the final seven added U.S. concerts in Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, Detroit, Washington D.C., Philadelphia and New York, as well as a third Toronto concert on December 13 at Air Canada Centre.  The singer's brand new stage show-her first in eight years-will feature hit after hit spanning Turner's entire career, with a spectacular production including a top-notch band, innovative choreography, hi-tech lighting and much more.
 
"The girls and I are dancing every day, 8 to 10 hours a day," said Tina Turner.  "It's feeling super.  I can't wait to get started!"

Tickets will go on sale for the eight added dates beginning Monday, September 15th at 10:00am; all other dates are on sale now.  
 
Turner's millennium worldwide trek, Twenty Four Seven, which Pollstar rated the most successful tour of 2000, attracted over three million fans to 23 stadiums and multiple indoor arenas around the globe over the course of nine months.  One Last Time, the tour DVD of that elaborate, pyrotechnics-filled production, was certified platinum in the U.S.. Turner is the most successful female rock artist of all time with record sales exceeding 180 million.

With sensual, soulful and powerful vocals that have been part of music history for over four decades,  the singer's explosive live set will include everything from early career singles "River Deep Mountain High," "Proud Mary," and "Nutbush City Limits" through solo superstar smashes "Let's Stay Together," "What's Love Got to Do With It", "We Don't Need Another Hero" and "The Best" as well as '90s comeback hits such as "I Don't Wanna Fight" the theme song to the James Bond film "Goldeneye".  The set, the production, the songs, and Turner's unique stage presence will delight her legions of fans who have followed the legendary diva's extraordinary creative journey, while seducing new admirers and proving that her vocal majesty still continues its reign to this day.

For ticket on sale and detailed tour information please visit TinaTurnerLive.com.

TINA TURNER 2008 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR ITINERARY

October  
1    Kansas City, MO        Sprint Center
3    Chicago, IL        United Center
4    Chicago, IL        United Center
6    Chicago, IL        Allstate Arena
8    Kansas City, MO    Sprint Center
9    Minneapolis, MN    Target Center
13    Los Angeles, CA    STAPLES Center
14    Anaheim, CA        Honda Center
16    Los Angeles, CA    STAPLES Center
19    San Jose, CA    HP Pavilion
20    San Jose, CA    HP Pavilion
22    Sacramento, CA    ARCO Arena
24    Glendale, AZ    Jobing.com Arena
26    Dallas, TX        American Airlines Center - just added
27    Houston, TX        Toyota Center - just added
30    Miami, FL        American Airlines Arena


November
2    Fort Lauderdale        BankAtlantic Center
5    Orlando, FL        Amway Arena
9    Atlanta, GA        Philips Arena
10    Atlanta, GA        Philips Arena - just added
13    Toronto, ON        Air Canada Centre
16    Boston, MA        TD Banknorth Garden
17    Boston, MA        TD Banknorth Garden
20    Detroit, MI        Palace of Auburn Hills - just added
23    Washington, DC    Verizon Center
24    Washington, DC    Verizon Center - just added
26    Newark, NJ        Prudential Center
27    Newark, NJ        Prudential Center
29    Philadelphia, PA    Wachovia Spectrum - just added


December 
1    New York, NY        Madison Square Garden - just added
3    Uniondale, NY    Nassau Coliseum
4    Uniondale, NY    Nassau Coliseum
6    Hartford, CT    XL Center
8    Montreal, QB    Bell Centre
12    Toronto, ON        Air Canada Centre
13    Toronto, ON        Air Canada Centre - just added