California Dreams Tour 2011

Katy Perry: 5 Final Dates Added To California Dreams 2011 Tour



The hottest tour of the summer rolls into November as pop superstar Katy Perry adds five final dates to the California Dreams 2011 World Tour sponsored by Schick Quattro for Women and Just Dance. The new dates include a stop at New York City’s legendary Madison Square Garden on November 16 and wrap with a show at Staples Center in Los Angeles on November 22. The North American leg of the tour, which kicks off tomorrow in Atlanta, features a rotating group of exciting openers, including Robyn, Janelle Monae, Oh Land, Jessie J and Marina & The Diamonds. DJ Skeet Skeet performs on all dates.
In other news, “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F),” the fifth single off Katy’s Grammy-nominated album Teenage Dream, goes to Pop and Rhythm radio today.  “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)” follows Katy’s four No. 1 singles, “California Gurls” featuring Snoop Dogg, “Teenage Dream,” “Firework,” and E.T.” featuring Kanye West. Last month, Katy set a historic radio play record for the highest number of plays in a single week in the history of the Nielsen BDS mainstream Top 40 survey with “E.T.”, surpassing her own record set with “California Gurls.” With the success of “E.T.”, Katy also became the first female artist to score four No. 1 singles from the same album on Billboard’s Hot 100. Teenage Dream stands as only the ninth album to log at least four No. 1’s in the over 50-year history of the chart and Katy has remained in the Top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for over a full year straight.
Last month, Katy performed “E.T.” with Kanye West on American Idol and appeared on the June cover of Vanity Fair, shot by Annie Leibovitz. Katy spent the spring performing sold-out shows across Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Japan. Throughout the California Dreams Tour, she has been interacting with fans through social media networks. Concertgoers have been able to check in to venues using Facebook Places and Deals to receive special treats, as well as submit their Tweets via the “Tweet-to-Screen,” powered by social curation start-up Mass Relevance — giant on-stage screens that welcome fans to each show and display live fan photos and tweets (via dedicated show hashtags), giving everyone in the audience the chance to share their thoughts, excitement, and anticipation before Katy hits the stage. A mini-version of the “Tweet-to-Screen” also appears on Katy’s tour diary (http://www.katyperry.com/tour-diary) to allow any fan anywhere in the world to participate in the excitement.
In addition, Katy has partnered with Tickets-for-Charity to offer special access to some of the best seats in the house on the California Dreams Tour. A portion of the proceeds from each purchase benefit three charities that Katy has selected: Generosity Water, The Humane Society of the United States, and the Children’s Health Fund. To date, her fans have raised over $150,000 in charitable donations. A limited number of premium seats benefiting these great causes are available now for select tour dates on www.ticketsforcharity.com.
Teenage Dream [Explicit]
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Katy Perry Adds Dates To Califorina Dreams Tour

Katy Perry has added eight additional U.S. dates to her California Dreams World Tour. The dates extend Katy’s tour into the month of September, landing her in San Antonio, Texas on the 7th and wrapping up in Tulsa, Oklahoma on September 17th.  Janelle Monae will open all the new dates. The tour gets underway June 7th in Atlanta.
For the tour, Katy is using cool technology called “Tweet-to-Screen” to allow her fans to express their enthusiasm and excitement at her performances. All of her shows will feature huge on-stage screens that will display concertgoers’ live tweets and photos before Katy hits the stage. A mini version of Tweet-to-Screen will also be featured on the singer’s tour diary on her website.
In addition, a portion of the proceeds from some of the best seats at select performances will be donated to three charities selected by Katy — Generosity Water, The Humane Society of the United States, and the Children’s Health Fund. So far, her fans have raised over $100,000 in charitable donations. Tickets for these special seats can be purchased atTicketsforCharity.com
Here are the eight added U.S. dates:
9/7 — San Antonio, TX, AT&T Center w/Janelle Monae
9/8 — New Orleans, LA, New Orleans Arena w/Janelle Monae 
9/10 — Louisville, KY, KFC Yum! Arena w/Janelle Monae
9/11 — Grand Rapids, MI, Van Andel Arena w/Janelle Monae
9/13 — Columbus, OH, Schottenstein Arena w/Janelle Monae
9/14 — Indianapolis, IN, Conseco Fieldhouse w/Janelle Monae
9/16 — Omaha, NE, Qwest Center w/Janelle Monae
9/17 — Tulsa, OK, BOK Center w/Janelle Monae
Teenage Dream