NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — Eight-time Grammy Award-winning superstar Anita Baker has announced she will be going on tour 40 years after her first debut album.

Last year after taking to Twitter to announce to fans that she has earned back the rights to her masters, Baker will officially be going on tour next year starting in February.

The tour, named after her first debut album Songstress from1983, will celebrate her years of accomplishments within the music industry with 15 live shows for her fans.

Anita stated, “Looking forward to some crazy, lovely, hang time with my fans, on tour in 2023!! ….Gonna, bring some new music & some special guests, too.”

Songstress 2023 Tour Dates

  • Sat Feb 11 – Hollywood, FL – Hard Rock Live* 
  • Tue Feb 14 – Atlanta, GA – State Farm Arena 
  • Fri Feb 17 – New Orleans, LA – Smoothie King Center 
  • Wed May 10 – Newark, NJ – Prudential Center 
  • Fri May 12 – Long Island, NY – UBS Arena 
  • Sun May 14 – Baltimore, MD – CFG Bank Arena 
  • Fri Jun 30 – Chicago, IL – United Center 
  • Sun Jul 02 – Detroit, MI – Pine Knob Music Theatre 
  • Sat Nov 18 – Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Coliseum Complex 
  • Wed Nov 22 – Memphis, TN – FedEx Forum 
  • Fri Nov 24 – Atlantic City, NJ – Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena* 
  • Fri Dec 15 – Houston, TX – Toyota Center 
  • Sun Dec 17 – Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center 
  • Fri Dec 22 – Los Angeles, CA – Crypto.com Arena 
  • Sat Dec 23 – Oakland, CA – Oakland Arena

Tickets go on sale starting Thursday, November 17th. To purchase tickets, click here.