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Warrior Tour
Warrior Tour
Tour by Kesha
Kesha 2013TourPoster.jpg
Associated album Warrior
Start date July 3, 2013 (2013-07-03)
End date April 29, 2015 (2015-04-29)
Legs 4
No. of shows 31 in North America
4 in South America
12 in Europe
6 in Asia
53 Total
Kesha concert chronology

The Warrior Tour was the second headlining concert tour by American recording artist Kesha, in support of her sophomore studio album, Warrior.

Background and development

In late March, Kesha and American rapper Pitbull announced that they would tour North America together on their 2013 North American Tour. The joint tour was officially announced on March 22, 2013, but the two hinted at the tour on March 21, 2013 via Twitter. Shortly after tickets were available for the duo's summer tour, Kesha announced a separate tour that would visit Europe and other places she did not visit with Pitbull. The tickets for the European leg of the tour went on-sale shortly after the dates were announced. A couple weeks later, on May 13, 2013, North American dates were added to the tour. Kesha announced the pre-sale password for the North American dates via Twitter after the fourth episode of her television show, Kesha: My Crazy Beautiful Life, aired on May 16, 2013. The tickets went on sale to the general public on May 17, 2013. Leading up to the tour, Kesha has been using the website Mobio Insider to connect with her fans and give them details about the tour. Kesha has been promoting the tour mainly through her Twitter and Facebook accounts. Aside from the social media promotion, Kesha has also promoted the tour through the application, Blippar. When scanning Kesha's symbol, fans can access many special features including the chance to win tickets to any of the dates on the North American leg. Many of the dates are a part of festivals and fairs including the Live at the Marquee Festival in Cork, Ireland, the Wireless Festival in London, England, the Illinois State Fair in Springfield, Illinois, and a few others.

Broadcasts and recordings

On June 21, 2013, the television network, E!, announced that the network would broadcast a show from one of the co-headlining dates Kesha was on with Pitbull. The show would be broadcast as a part of E!'s Inside Track Summer Concert Series. The series is a collaboration with Live Nation.[1] The network filmed the show in Detroit at The Palace of Auburn Hills on June 7, 2013. The recording was aired as the first installment of the series on June 21, 2013. To promote the broadcasting, E! interviewed Kesha an hour before the show at The Palace of Auburn Hills. In the interview, Kesha conversed with the interviewer about her favorite and least favorite parts of the tour, costumes she wears for the tour, and her golden tooth that she has from an accident at a bar.[1] E! also interviewed Kesha's stage manager, Justin De Meulenaere, before the show.[2] Meulenaere, who is also known as "Boot", is most known for his work with Kesha on her previous concert tour, the Get Sleazy Tour.

Setlist

This setlist is representative of the performance in Stockholm. It does not represent all concerts for the duration of the tour.[3]

  1. "Warrior"
  2. "Crazy Kids"
  3. "We R Who We R"
  4. "Blow" (contains elements of the Cirkut Remix)
  5. "Dirty Love"
  6. "Gold Trans Am"
  7. "Take It Off" (Rock Version)
  8. "C'Mon"
  9. "Thinking Of You"
  10. "Machine Gun Love"
  11. "Last Goodbye"
  12. "Love Into The Light"
  13. "Supernatural"
  14. "Blah Blah Blah"
  15. "Your Love Is My Drug"
  16. "Tik Tok"
Encore
  1. "Die Young"
Notes
  • "Party at a Rich Dude's House", "Animal" and "Supernatural" were all omitted from the setlist on the first leg and select dates of the second leg of the tour.[3][4]
  • "Last Goodbye" was performed in place of "Machine Gun Love" on select dates of the first North American leg.[2]
  • "Supernatural" and "Love Into the Light" were performed on June 8, 2013 in Cincinnati. "Last Goodbye" was also performed in addition to "Machine Gun Love".[5]
  • "Thinking of You", "Last Goodbye", "Love Into the Light" and "Supernatural" were all performed on select dates on the European leg of the tour.[3]
  • Joan Jett joined Kesha on September 21, 2013 in Las Vegas to perform "Bad Reputation".[6]
  • Timber was added to the setlist from October 6, 2014 for the rest of the tour.[7]

Tour dates

Date City Country Venue Opening acts
Europe[8]
July 3, 2013[B] Cork Ireland The Dockland N/A
July 5, 2013[C] Werchter Belgium Werchter Festival Grounds
July 6, 2013[D] Nibe Denmark Skalskoven
July 7, 2013 Stockholm Sweden Stora Scen
July 9, 2013 Amsterdam Netherlands Paradiso
July 10, 2013 Luxembourg City Luxembourg Den Atelier
July 12, 2013[E] London England Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
July 13, 2013[F] Kinross Scotland Balado
July 15, 2013 London England O2 Academy Brixton Fuse ODG
July 16, 2013 Paris France Le Trianon N/A
July 18, 2013 Prague Czech Republic Club SaSaZu Raego
Mista
July 19, 2013 Vienna Austria Bank Austria Halle N/A
North America[9]
August 9, 2013 Windsor Canada The Colosseum at Caesars Windsor Semi Precious Weapons
Mike Posner
August 10, 2013[G] Bethlehem United States Sands Steel Stage
August 12, 2013 Wolf Trap Filene Center
August 14, 2013 Raleigh Red Hat Amphitheater
August 15, 2013 Charlotte Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion
August 17, 2013[H] Springfield Illinois State Fair Grandstand
August 18, 2013 Lincoln Pershing Center
August 19, 2013 Minneapolis Myth Nightclub
August 21, 2013 Milwaukee Eagles Ballroom
August 23, 2013 Uncasville Mohegan Sun Arena
August 24, 2013[I] Essex Junction Coca-Cola Grandstand
August 25, 2013 Canandaigua Constellation Brands - Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center
August 27, 2013 Columbus Lifestyle Communities Pavilion
August 28, 2013 Portsmouth nTelos Wireless Pavilion
August 30, 2013 Bangor Darling's Waterfront Pavilion
August 31, 2013 Gilford Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
September 1, 2013 Las Vegas 1 OAK Nightclub DJ Karma
September 7, 2013[J] Pomona Fairplex Park Budweiser Grandstand Semi Precious Weapons
Mike Posner
September 21, 2013[K] Las Vegas MGM Grand Garden Arena N/A
September 25, 2013 Kingston Ryan Center Semi Precious Weapons
Mike Posner
September 27, 2013 Baltimore Pier Six Pavilion
September 29, 2013 Ithaca Barton Hall
Asia[10]
October 24, 2013 Quezon City Philippines Smart Araneta Coliseum N/A
November 12, 2013 Tokyo Japan Zepp Tokyo
November 13, 2013
November 15, 2013 Osaka Namba Hatch
November 17, 2013[L] Mumbai India Taj Mahal Palace Ballroom
October 6, 2014 [M] Shanghai China Xuhui Binjiang Green Space
South America
January 22, 2015 Salvador Brazil Parque de Exposições Agropecuárias de Salvador Claudia Leitte
Capital Inicial
January 25, 2015 São Paulo Citibank Hall N/A
January 30, 2015 Florianópolis Stage Music Park Chris Defreyn
January 31, 2015 Xangri-lá Praia de Atlântida N/A
North America [11]
March 7, 2015 Amherst United States Mullins Center N/A
April 16, 2015 New York City Cipriani Wall Street
April 17, 2015 Philadelphia Franklin Field
April 18, 2015 Auburn Toomers Corner
April 21, 2015 Washington, D.C. The Black Cat
April 23, 2015 Garden City Center for Recreation and Sports
April 25, 2015 Medford President's Lawn
April 26, 2015 Catonsville Retriever Activities Center
April 29, 2015 Brookville Tilles Center for the Performing Arts
Cancellations and rescheduled shows
July 21, 2013 Diyarbak?r, Turkey Parkorman Cancelled[12]
August 9, 2013 Cleveland, Ohio Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica Cancelled[13]
October 22, 2013 Jakarta, Indonesia Skenoo Exhibition Hall Cancelled[14]
October 26, 2013 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Stadium Negara Cancelled[15]
February 13, 2014 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Dubai Media City Amphitheatre Cancelled[16]
March 15, 2014 Hammond, Indiana Horeshoe Casino Hammond Cancelled[17]
April 13, 2014 Green Bay, Wisconsin Kress Events Center Cancelled[17]

Notes

References

  1. ^ a b Toomey, Alyssa. "News/Ke$ha's Mom Thinks She Looks Like a "Hillbilly"--Find Out Why". E!. Retrieved 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Steffen, Chris. "Backstage at Ke$ha's Wild Pop Circus". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c Belle, Malin (July 8, 2013). "Ke$ha @ Gröna Lund, Stockholm, Sweden". MalinBelle. Retrieved 2013. 
  4. ^ Zelmer, Emily (June 19, 2013). "Pitbull Sizzles, Ke$ha Fizzles at Hollywood Bowl: Concert Review". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2014. 
  5. ^ Varias, Chris (June 9, 2013). "Review: Ke$ha produces 90 minutes of fun at The Shoe". Retrieved 2014. 
  6. ^ Lee, Christina (September 23, 2013). "iHeartRadio 2013: Joan Jett Joins Ke$ha To Perform "Bad Reputation"". Idolator. Retrieved 2014. 
  7. ^ Tintel, Guilherme (April 16, 2015). "Concert Review: em São Paulo, Kesha faz show divertidíssimo, repleto de hits e pra doutor nenhum botar defeito". MalinBelle. Retrieved 2013. 
  8. ^ Sources for tour dates in Europe:
  9. ^ Sources for tour dates in North America:
  10. ^ Sources for tour dates in Asia:
  11. ^ Sources for tour dates in North America:
  12. ^ "Important Announcement: Ke$ha Istanbul Concert". Istanbul Calling. July 2, 2013. Retrieved 2013. 
  13. ^ "Ke$ha Cancels Cleveland Concert At Jacobs Pavilion At Nautica". Q104 Cleveland. June 14, 2013. Retrieved 2013. 
  14. ^ "Promoter Cancels Kesha Jakarta Concert". Jakarta Globe. September 18, 2013. Retrieved 2013. 
  15. ^ "Kesha concert cancelled". The Star. October 25, 2013. Retrieved 2013. 
  16. ^ Saeed, Saeed (January 30, 2014). "Ke$ha cancels Dubai gig on doctor's order, but Jessie J lined up for RedFestDXB". The National. Retrieved 2014. 
  17. ^ a b Lipshutz, Jason (February 4, 2014). "Ke$ha Postpones Tour Dates To Continue Treatment". Billboard. Retrieved 2014. 
  18. ^ "Kesha Marquee Cork 2013 live concert date confirmed for Wednesday July 3rd!". Music Scene. March 4, 2013. Retrieved 2013. 
  19. ^ "Ke$ha Friday 16:05 - 17:00 KluB C". Rock Werchter. March 29, 2013. Retrieved 2013. 
  20. ^ "Kesha headliner for Nibe Festival (in Danish)". Nibe Avis. March 21, 2013. Retrieved 2013. 
  21. ^ "Ke$ha Friday 12th July - Main stage". Yahoo!. Retrieved 2013. 
  22. ^ "Kesha, Lawson and James Arthur added to T in the Park". BBC. April 22, 2013. Retrieved 2013. 
  23. ^ "Daily Schedule Saturday August 10, 2013". Musikfest. Retrieved 2013. 
  24. ^ "NEW AT THE 2013 ILLINOIS STATE FAIR GRANDSTAND". Illinois State Fair Springfield. April 27, 2013. Retrieved 2013. 
  25. ^ "KE$HA Saturday, August 24th - 7:00pm". Champlain Valley Fair. Retrieved 2013. 
  26. ^ "Ke$ha saturday, sept. 7". LA County Fair. Retrieved 2013. 
  27. ^ "iHeartRadio Music Festival Line-Up". iHeartRadio. July 15, 2013. Archived from the original on July 17, 2013. Retrieved 2013. 

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