Anita Baker In Concert Photo by Erik Umphery (PRNewsfoto/Anita Baker)

Anita Baker Announces Additional Farewell Concert Series Dates

Due to the overwhelming popular demand of over 50 sold out shows and 200,000 fans, eight-time GRAMMY® Award-winning icon and songstress, Anita Baker, announced a limited residency at The Venetian Theatre in Las Vegas and international performances at Montreux and North Sea Jazz Festivals.

In 2018, Baker announced her Farewell Concert series and has since performed over 50 sold out – standing room only shows. The historic series has featured star-studded guest performers and A-list attendees such as Stevie WonderRegina BelleKelly RowlandAlicia KeysLedisiIndia.ArieBeBe WinansEmily KingGabrielle UnionDwyane WadeCharles BarkleyChris WebberTyler PerryAtlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and many more.  Reviews of this magical evening that elates those in its presence give just a snapshot of what the night has in store for fans.

Baker has received Anita Baker Day proclamations in St. LouisAtlanta and Nashville, and she was the recipient of the 2018 BET Lifetime Achievement Award. During her acceptance speech, Baker explained, “When I came up in the business I had amazing people like Tom Joyner at radio, I had amazing formats like ‘The Quiet Storm’ that supported me as a young artist. And I would ask the singers that are veterans… when you see the young ones tap them on the shoulder, they need you. Young ones… find a veteran and tap them on the shoulder and introduce yourself. Let’s take care of each other, we need each other, we can’t do it alone.”

UPCOMING DATES

5/10/19 – Sugar Land, TX – Smart Financial Centre – Sold Out
5/12/19 – Grand Prairie, TX – Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie – Sold Out
5/31/2019 – Las Vegas, NV – The Venetian Theatre 
6/1/2019 – Las Vegas, NV – The Venetian Theatre
6/5/2019 – Las Vegas, NV – The Venetian Theatre 
6/7/2019 – Las Vegas, NV – The Venetian Theatre 
6/8/2019 – Las Vegas, NV – The Venetian Theatre 
7/10/2019 – Montreux, CH – Montreux Jazz Festival
7/12/2019 – Rotterdam, NL – North Sea Jazz Festival

FAREWELL CONCERT SERIES TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Jacksonville, FL – Moran Theatre – Sold Out
Orlando, FL – Dr. Phillips Center – Sold Out
Atlanta, GA – Fox Theatre – 3 Concerts – Sold Out
Durham, NC – Durham Performing Arts Center – Sold Out
Charlotte, NC – Ovens Auditorium – Sold Out
Highland Park, IL – Ravinia Festival – Sold Out
St. Louis, MO – Fox Theatre – 2 Concerts – Sold Out 
Louisville, KY – The Louisville Palace Theater – Sold Out
Nashville, TN – Ryman Theatre – 2 Concerts – Sold Out
Norfolk VA – Chrysler Hall Theatre – Sold Out
Baltimore, MD – Lyric Theatre – 2 Concerts – Sold Out
Boston, MA – The Wang Theatre – Sold Out
Uncasville, CT –Mohegan Sun Arena – 2 Concerts – Sold Out
Washington, DC – MGM National Harbor – 3 Concerts – Sold Out
Las Vegas, NV – Encore Theatre at the Wynn – 5 Concerts – Sold Out
Los Angeles, CA – Greek Theater – 2 Concerts – Sold Out
Cleveland, OH – State Theatre – 2 Concerts – Sold Out
Memphis, TN – Orpheum Theatre – 2 Concerts – Sold Out
Chicago, IL – Chicago Theatre – 2 Concerts – Sold Out
Kansas City, KS – Kansas City Music Hall – 2 Concerts – Sold Out
New York, NY – Radio City Music Hall – 2 Concerts – Sold Out
Oakland, CA – Paramount Theatre – 2 Concerts – Sold Out
Miami, FL – Jazz at the Garden 
Montego Bay, Jamaica – Tom Joyner Cruise 
Columbia, MD – Capital Jazz Fest
New Orleans, LA – New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

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