This summer, Pink will embark on her most extensive tour of the United States to date, and she will be making the rounds at several stadiums.
The 43-year-old Grammy-winning singer-songwriter made the announcement on Monday that she will be embarking on a North American stadium tour the following summer with opening acts Brandi Carlile, Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, Grouplove, and DJ KidCutUp. The news comes just days after the release of her new single “Never Gonna Not Dance Again.”
The Summer Carnival 2023 tour will begin with a performance on July 24 at Rogers Centre in Toronto. The concert will then proceed to other cities and venues across the United States, including Boston, New York City, Chicago, Detroit, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas, before concluding at Chase Field in Phoenix on October 9.
Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase tickets in advance beginning on November 15 at 10 a.m. local time and continuing until November 20 at 11 p.m. local time. There will be another opportunity for members of the Verizon Up loyalty program to purchase tickets to certain events beginning at noon local time on November 17 and continuing through 11 p.m. local time on November 20. After that, tickets for the general public will go on sale through Live Nation on November 21 at 10 a.m. local time. The Pink page on Live Nation contains additional details and can be accessed here.
Grouplove and DJ KidCutUp have been tapped to serve as the opening acts for each of the 21 scheduled performances, while Brandi Carlile, Pat Benatar, and Gary Giraldo will each make appearances at select gigs.
Both Pink and Carlile, 41, sang a tribute to Dolly Parton at the 2022 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony last week, which came before the revelation that they would be going on tour together. They gave fans a taste of what to expect from the stadium tour on Sunday via social media by posting a humorous video that was recorded backstage at the occasion.
“I apologize; please don’t think I’m attempting to ignore you. While seated next to Carlile in the video clip, Pink can be heard saying, “I just have to make a really crucial phone call,” before dialing the number for the “Right on Time” “vocalist who can be reached by phone.
During the humorous and tongue-in-cheek phone chat, both musicians exchanged greetings with one another before Pink admitted that she was “very terrified” to ask Carlile a question. Carlile laughed as she responded, “Oh, I’m married,” referring to Catherine Shepherd, who has been her wife for the past ten years.
Pink chuckled and said, “Yes, I do love your wife,” before asking, “But will you go on tour with me?”
Carlile responded with an enthusiastic “F—- yeah!” “Are we really going to do this?”
Pink said, “Yeah!” just as the other actors gave each other a high five and put an end to the prank call.
Pink disseminated her most recent track, “Never Gonna Not Dance Again,” along with a music video the previous week. On November 20, 2022, she will perform the song live for the first time on television at the 2022 American Music Awards. During the same show, she will also pay tribute to Olivia Newton-John, who passed away earlier this year.