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KATY PERRY ANNOUNCES WITNESS: THE TOUR PLAYING AMWAY CENTER SUN, DEC 17
ORLANDO, FLORIDA [May 15, 2017] - Today, Katy Perry announced the June 9 release of her new album, “Witness” (Capitol Records), and an extensive arena tour. With “Witness,” Perry reflects on the changes in her own life and in the world around her, delivering songs that both challenge and inspire. The singles released thus far – the platinum-certified, "Chained to the Rhythm" featuring Skip Marley and the follow-up single, “Bon Appétit” featuring Migos – hint at the breadth of the musical and thematic elements found on “Witness.” The North American leg of WITNESS: The Tour, produced by AEG Presents, will kick off on September 7 in Columbus, OH and will make a stop at Orlando’s Amway Center on Sunday, December 17. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Monday, May 22 at 10 a.m. EST.
The WITNESS: The Tour pre-sale, powered by Ticketmaster Verified Fan, begins Thursday, May 18 at 9 a.m. EST. Tickets for the tour will be available through registration using Ticketmaster Verified Fan, an easy to use fan-first technology that helps artists combat bots and get tickets into the hands of fans. Registration is open now and continues until Tuesday, May 16 at 1 p.m. EST. For more information and to register, visit - katyperry.com.
"Having just launched a new national advertising campaign with Katy, we're thrilled to extend our relationship to encompass the upcoming Witness Tour," said Jennifer Breithaupt, global consumer chief marketing officer, Citi. "Citi card members will have exclusive access to pre-sale tickets for what promises to be one of the biggest and most memorable tours of the year." Each ticket purchase for WITNESS: The Tour also includes a pre-order for “Witness: The Album.” All U.S. concerts on WITNESS: The Tour are presented by Xfinity. Additional sponsors are Citi, COVERGIRL and Katy Perry Parfums.
Citi is the official U.S. credit card of WITNESS: The Tour. Citi card members will have access to U.S. pre-sale tickets beginning Thursday, May 18 at 12 p.m. EST through Saturday, May 20 at 10 p.m. EST through Citi’s Private Pass® program. For complete pre-sale details visit citiprivatepass.com. WITNESS: The Tour follows Perry’s sold out, 151-date Prismatic World Tour, which concluded in 2015 and was hailed by Rolling Stone as "a show to damage retinas and blow minds."
Perry, who will be the musical guest on “Saturday Night Live” on the May 20 season finale, made her Capitol Records debut with 2008’s, “One of the Boys,” after signing to the label in 2007. She cemented her status as a global superstar with the follow-up album, “Teenage Dream” (2010). “Prism,” her 2013 album, debuted at number one on iTunes in 100 countries and has sold more than 12.5 million adjusted albums worldwide. With the singles, “Firework” and “Dark Horse,” each surpassing the 10 million threshold including song sales and streams, Perry is the first female artist to earn two RIAA Digital Single Diamond Awards. In her 10 years with Capitol, she has racked up a cumulative 18+ billion streams alongside worldwide sales of more than 40+ million adjusted albums and 125+ million tracks. She is the most-followed person globally on Twitter.
TICKETS: $47.50, $87.50, $147 & $197 (prices subject to change). Buy tickets at amwaycenter.com, Chase Box Office at Amway Center, Ticketmaster retail locations, charge-by-phone at 800.745.3000 or at Ticketmaster.com. All dates, act(s) and ticket prices are subject to change without notice. All tickets are subject to applicable taxes, service, handling and facility fee charges. For Amway Center box office and ticket information, visit amwaycenter.com<http://amwaycenter.com/> (phone purchases are not available through the Amway Center box office). The Amway Center is located at 400 West Church Street and the box office is located on the north side of the Amway Center, near the intersection of Church Street and Hughey Avenue.
ABOUT AMWAY CENTER
The Orlando Magic served as the developer of the Amway Center, which hosts major national events, concerts and family shows. Opened in the fall of 2010, the facility is owned and operated by the City of Orlando on behalf of the Central Florida community. The Amway Center was designed to reflect the character of the community, meet the goals of the users and build on the legacy of sports and entertainment in Orlando. The building’s exterior features a modern blend of glass and metal materials, along with ever-changing graphics via a monumental wall along one facade. A 180-foot tall tower serves as a beacon amid the downtown skyline. The 875,000 square foot, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certified building features a sustainable, environmentally-friendly design and unmatched technology, including 1,100 digital monitors, the tallest high-definition video board in an NBA venue and multiple premium amenities available to all patrons in the building. Amway Center was recently honored with TheStadiumBusiness Awards’ 2013 Customer Experience Award and named SportsBusiness Journal's 2012 Sports Facility of the Year. For more information about the Amway Center, visit amwaycenter.com.