February 22, 2013 7:50am PT by Erin Carlson
Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z Announce Summer Stadium Tour
It's official: Confirming the hype-fueled rumors, Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z have announced that they will indeed head out on tour together.
The summer stadium tour, dubbed Legends of the Summer, kicks off a series of 12 concerts starting July 17 in Toronto and wraps Aug. 16 in Miami. The two also will play in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Detroit, Baltimore and Hershey, Pa. (See more details here.)
Tickets go on sale Feb. 28, via Live Nation, for all cities except New York.
Timberlake's third solo album, The 20/20 Experience, will be released March 19 on RCA Records. He has already released two singles, "Suit & Tie" with Jay-Z and the eight-minute "Mirrors," and performed "Pusher Love Girl" and "That Girl" live. It was announced this week that Timberlake and Jay-Z would headline London's Wireless Festival this summer.
Legends of the Summer Tour Dates:
uly 17 Toronto, ON Rogers Centre
July 19 New York, NY Yankee Stadium**
July 22 Chicago, IL Soldier Field
July 26 San Francisco, CA Candlestick Park
July 28 Los Angeles, CA Rose Bowl
July 31 Vancouver, BC BC Place Stadium
August 4 Hershey, PA Hershey Stadium
August 6 Detroit, MI Ford Field
August 8 Baltimore, MD M&T Bank Stadium
August 10 Boston, MA Fenway Park
August 13 Philadelphia, PA Citizens Bank Park
August 16 Miami, FL Sun Life Stadium