Love Letter Tour

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Love Letter Tour
Tour by R. Kelly
Associated album Love Letter
Start date April 17, 2011 (2011-04-17)
End date December 23, 2011 (2011-12-23)
Legs 3
Shows 10 in Europe
24 in North America
2 in Africa
36 Total
R. Kelly concert chronology
Ladies Make Some Noise Tour
(2009)
Love Letter Tour
(2011)
Single Ladies Tour
(2012)

Love Letter Tour was a summer tour headlined by R&B artist R. Kelly. It supported the album, Love Letter.

Opening acts[edit]

Set list[edit]

This setlist was obtained from the concert held at the Prudential Center on June 30, 2011. It does not represent all shows during the tour.[2]

  1. "Film Introduction"
  2. "Step in the Name of Love" / "Red Carpet (Pause, Flash)" / "Chocolate Factory"
  3. "Love Letter"
  4. "Number One Hit"
  5. "Happy People"
  6. "Freaky in the Club"
  7. "So Sexy" / "Hotel" / "Thoia Thoing" / "Slow Wind"
  8. "Strip for You"
  9. "TP-2"
  10. "Video Interlude"
  11. "Home Alone" / "Gigolo" / "Snake" / "Use to Me Spending" / "I'm a Flirt"
  12. "Ignition (Remix)"
  13. "Fiesta" / "Number One" / "Friend of Mine" / "Feelin' On Yo Booty" / "Real Talk" / "Bump N' Grind" (Old School Remix)
  14. "In the Kitchen" / Slow Dance (Hey Mr. DJ) / "12 Play"
  15. "It Seems Like You're Ready"
  16. "Your Body's Callin'"
  17. "When a Woman's Fed Up"
  18. "Down Low (Nobody Has to Know)"
  19. "R&B Thug"
  20. "Video Interlude"
  21. "When a Woman Loves"
  22. "Step in the Name of Love"
  23. "My Way"

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
Europe[3][4][5]
April 17, 2011 Nuremberg Germany Planet
April 18, 2011 Zurich Switzerland Club X-tra
April 19, 2011 Amsterdam Netherlands Heineken Music Hall
April 22, 2011 Manchester England O2 Apollo Manchester
April 23, 2011 London HMV Hammersmith Apollo
April 25, 2011 Berlin Germany Admiralspalast
April 26, 2011 Hamburg Große Freiheit 36
April 27, 2011 Offenbach Capitol
April 28, 2011 Cologne Live Music Hall
April 30, 2011 Paris France Le Bataclan
North America[6][7]
June 2, 2011 Southaven United States DeSoto Civic Center
June 3, 2011 New Orleans Lakefront Arena
June 4, 2011 Mobile Mobile Civic Center Arena
June 5, 2011 Houston Toyota Center
June 10, 2011 Oakland Oracle Arena
June 11, 2011 Los Angeles Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
June 16, 2011 Rosemont Allstate Arena
June 17, 2011 St. Louis Chaifetz Arena
June 18, 2011 Kansas City Sprint Center
June 19, 2011 Grand Prairie Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
June 23, 2011 Columbia Colonial Life Arena
June 24, 2011 Raleigh RBC Center
June 25, 2011 Atlanta Philips Arena
June 26, 2011 Birmingham BJCC Arena
June 29, 2011[A] Cleveland Wolstein Center
June 30, 2011 Newark Prudential Center
July 1, 2011 Baltimore 1st Mariner Arena
July 2, 2011 Washington, D.C. Verizon Center
July 3, 2011 Philadelphia Mann Center for the Performing Arts
July 8, 2011 Columbus Value City Arena
July 9, 2011 Detroit Fox Theatre
July 10, 2011
July 13, 2011 Louisville KFC Yum! Center
July 14, 2011 Nashville Bridgestone Arena
Africa[8]
September 10, 2011 Luanda Angola Cine Atlântico
September 11, 2011 Estádio da Cidadela
North America[7]
December 3, 2011 Savannah United States Martin Luther King, Jr. Arena
December 23, 2011[B] Rosemont Allstate Arena
Festivals and other miscellaneous performances
A WZAK 30th Anniversary Celebration[9]
B WGCI Big Jam[10]
Cancellations and rescheduled shows
June 14, 2011 Council Bluffs, Iowa Mid-America Center Cancelled. Originally slated for June 15, 2011.[11]
July 12, 2011 Richmond, Virginia Landmark Theater Cancelled[12]
July 19, 2011 Savannah, Georgia Martin Luther King, Jr. Arena Originally moved to July 30, 2011 then later postponed until December 3, 2011.[13]
October 2, 2011 Fort Lauderdale, Florida Revolution Live Cancelled[14]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kennedy, Gerrick D. (April 19, 2011). "R. Kelly to give fans 'love letter' on summer tour". Los Angeles Times. Tribune Company. Retrieved October 13, 2013. 
  2. ^ Johnston, Maura (July 1, 2011). "Live: R. Kelly Does It His Way At The Prudential Center". The Village Voice. Voice Media Group. Retrieved October 13, 2013. 
  3. ^ Larson, Jeremy D. (April 26, 2011). "R. Kelly announces 2011 summer tour". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved October 13, 2013. 
  4. ^ Hall, Tara (April 20, 2011). "R. Kelly delivers "Love Letter" across the U.S. this summer". SoundSpike. SoundSpike Media, LLC. Retrieved October 13, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Events". The Official R. Kelly Site. Zomba Recordings LLC. Retrieved October 13, 2013. 
  6. ^ "R. Kelly Announces ‘Love Letter’ Tour with Keyshia Cole, Marsha Ambrosius". Rap-Up. April 19, 2011. Retrieved October 13, 2013. 
  7. ^ a b "Past Events: December 23 2011 - June 18 2011". The Official R. Kelly Site. Zomba Recordings LLC. Retrieved October 13, 2013. 
  8. ^ "R. Kelly Singing Again, Performs in Angola". ABC News Radio. Cumulus Media Networks. September 1, 2011. Retrieved October 13, 2013. 
  9. ^ "R. Kelly Performs Live At WZAK 30th Anniversary Concert". WZAK. Radio One. July 7, 2011. Retrieved October 13, 2013. 
  10. ^ Austen, Jake (14 December 2011). "WGCI’s Big Jam 2011 with R. Kelly - Concert preview". Time Out Chicago. Time Out Group Limited. Retrieved October 13, 2013. 
  11. ^ Loza, Josefina (June 2, 2011). "Hopefully R. Kelly can squeeze in an Omaha concert". Omaha World-Herald. Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. Retrieved October 13, 2013. 
  12. ^ "CANCELED -- R Kelly: Love Letter Tour". Richmond CenterStage. Retrieved October 13, 2013. 
  13. ^ "R. Kelly's Savannah concert rescheduled". Savannah Morning News. Morris Communications. November 2, 2011. Retrieved October 13, 2013. 
  14. ^ Crandell, Ben (October 4, 2011). "Ticketmaster offers refunds for Sunday's R. Kelly show at Revolution". Sun-Sentinel. Tribune Company. Retrieved October 13, 2013.