Jay-Z Tour News and Updates
9/30/13 - Jay-Z announced his first solo tour since 2009, titled Magna Carter
that currently includes 34 shows. Jay will make stops in New York, Los Angeles, Boston, and Canada. Based on ticket prices and early interest, Magna Carter is shaping up to be one of the most anticipated hip hop tours in recent memory. The average price of Jay Z tickets is $233; Magna Carter tickets are about 21% more expensive than Kanye's Yeezus tour which was announced the same week. In support of Magna Carta Holy Grail
, Magna Carter tour starts at the end of November in St. Paul. Jay Z New York tickets
are averaging $300 and $321 (in that order) for the rappers two Barclays performances. To compare, Jay Z Los Angeles tickets
7/16/13 - Jay-Z, the husband of 17-time Grammy winner Beyonce, has seen similar success himself building one of the most successful hip-hop empires in America. The last time we saw Jay Z on tour he was co-headlining with Rapper Kanye West in 2011 and 2012. The Watch the Throne Tour included 34 shows in North America, 11 more than originally scheduled due to a high demand of Kanye and Jay-Z tickets. Kanye and Jay-Z concert tour was the highest-grossing hip-hop tour and the eighth highest-grossing tour of 2011. Since the tour ended, Jay-Z performed 8 concerts to open the Barclays Center
; all 8 shows sold out in a day. Barclays Center is home to NBA Brooklyn Nets
, a team Jay-Z owned a small part of before selling his stake to focus on his Roc Nation sports agency.
and Jay-Z recently announced a 12 stadium tour that will bring the duo to Yankee Stadium
(7/19), Soldier Field
(7/22), the Rose Bowl
in Los Angeles (7/28), and Fenway Park
(8/10). Jay z Los Angeles tickets
for the sold out show are averaging $455, the most expensive of the twelve Legends of the Summer tour dates. Jay Z was featured on "Suit & Tie," the first single off Justin Timblerlake's most recent album The 20/20 Experience, a song the two have performed together at a Super Bowl party, the Grammys, and the Palladium
in Hollywood. Fans attending the Legends of Summer Tour
can expect to hear songs from Jay-Z’s new album, Magna Carta Holy Grail
. Initially released to one million Samsung customers on 7/4, the album has already been certified platinum. Timberlake also collaborated with Jay-Z on the album’s title track and first single “Holy Grail.” In addition to US tour dates, Jay-Z just announced 15 solo European tour dates in October to support his Magna Carta
album, including three at the O2 Arena in London.
Like past Jay-Z concert tickets, Legends of the Summer tickets sold out shortly before they went on sale to the general public, February 28. Don't miss Jay-Z live in concert with Justin Timberlake. Jay-Z tickets are averaging $242 but cheap Jay-Z tickets are available for the following stadiums: Ford Field
in Detroit ($61), Rogers Centre
in Toronto ($68), M&T Bank Stadium
in Baltimore ($70), and Citizens Bank Park
in Philadelphia ($77).