Demi Lovato Announces "Summer Tour 2009" North American Headline Tour

Burbank, CA  - Hollywood Records' recording artist and Disney Channel star Demi Lovato announced her first headline tour today, featuring special guests David Archuleta, as well as select dates with Jordan Pruitt and KSM.  Tickets go on sale April 25, with a special pre-sale offered to Demi Lovato's fan club which started yesterday, April 21, at .  The 43 city tour kicks on June 21 in Hartford, CT at XL, and is produced by AEG Live.  Sponsors for the tour include AT & T and Choice Hotels.

"I've always dreamed of headlining my own tour, and it's so exciting to have that dream come true," says Demi Lovato.  "I'm looking forward to seeing all my incredible and supportive fans, and play new music for them."  Lovato previously toured on the sold out Jonas Brothers "Burnin' Up" tour in 2008, and will join them for the South American leg of their tour this Spring.  Demi has also been added to the line-up of Bamboozle May 3 in E. Rutherford, NJ, which also features No Doubt and Sum 41. 

The past year has been a whirlwind for Demi Lovato, starting with the debut of her first Disney Channel Original Movie, "Camp Rock," last June, followed by the # 2 debut of her first CD, "Don't Forget," a national tour, and starring in the hit Disney Channel series "Sonny With A Chance."  Demi also costars with Selena Gomez in the upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie "Princess Protection Program."

Demi Lovato released a deluxe edition of "Don't Forget" last week, which includes two new bonus songs and a DVD of music videos, live footage and exclusive behind the scenes footage.  Demi performed on the hit ABC show "Dancing with the Stars" last week, and will perform her newest single "Don't Forget" on Ellen today.  Demi has already sold well over 1,100,000 digital downloads of her first three singles, "Get Back," "La La Land" and "Don't Forget."    The multi-talented Lovato is also working on new material for her sophomore solo album due in July.   

David Archuleta, the runner-up on the 7th season of "American Idol," hails from Murray, Utah, a town just outside Salt Lake City.  He came to national attention and captured the hearts and imagination of a nation with several show stopping performances on "American Idol."  David Archuleta's eponymous debut has been certified gold with over 500,000 albums sold since its November 2008 release.

Dates for Demi Lovato's Summer Tour 2009 headline tour are below, with additional dates to be announced shortly:

June 21Hartford, CTXL
June 22Wilkes-Barre, PAWachovia Arena at Casey Plaza
June 24Newark, NJPrudential
June 25Uniondale, NYNassau Coliseum
June 26Boston, MAAgganis
June 27Philadelphia, PAMann Music Theater
June 29Duluth, GAThe Arena at Gwinnett Center
July 1Lafayette, LACajundome
July 2North Little Rock, ARAltel Arena
July 3Houston, TXReliant Arena
July 5Grand Prairie, TXNokia Theater
July 6Tulsa, OKBOK Center
July 9Glendale, Arena
July 10Fresno, CASave Mart Center
July 11San Jose, CASJ Events Center
July 13Portland, ORRose Garden
July 14Seattle, WAWaMu Theater
July 16Sacramento, CAArco Arena
July 17Los Angeles, CANokia Theater at LA Live
July 18Las Vegas, NVOrleans Arena
July 20Denver, COWells Fargo Theater
July 22Kansas City, MOSprint Center
July 24Chicago, ILAllstate Arena
July 25Cincinnati, OHUS Bank Arena
July 27Cleveland, OH Wolstein Center
July 28Harrington, DEDelaware State Fair*
July 29Greeensboro, NCGreensboro Coliseum
July 31Tampa, FLSt. Petersburg Times Forum
August 1Ft. Lauderdale, FLBank Atlantic Center
August 2Orlando, FLAmway Arena
August 4Greenville, SCBi-Lo Center
August 5Louisville, KYBroadbent Arena
August 6Columbus, OHOhio State Fair*
August 8Minneapolis, MNTarget Center
August 9West Allis, WIWisconsin State Fair*
August 10Indianapolis, INIndiana State Fair*
August 12Nashville, TNSommet Center
August 13St. Louis, MOChaifetz Arena
August 14Moline, ILiWireless Center
August 15Omaha, NEQwest Center
August 17Grand Rapids, MIVan Andel Arena
August 18Clarkston, MIDTE Energy Music Theater
August 20Fairfax, VAPatriot Center
August 21Hershey, PAGiant Center
August 22Atlantic City, NJTrump Taj Mahal Casino Resort
August 23Providence, RIDunkin Donuts Center
August 24Manchester, NHVerizon Wireless

Demi Lovato is managed exclusively by Philip McIntyre and Kevin Jonas of The Jonas Group, and Eddie DeLaGarza of  DLG Entertainment.  Creative Artists Agency is the exclusive talent agency representing Demi Lovato.