Madonna to play arenas on The Celebration Tour, starting July 15 in Vancouver


It’s official: Madonna‘s hitting the road.  The Celebration Tour, kicking off July 15 in Vancouver, was announced Tuesday morning with a video featuring a star-studded guest list.

The definitely NSFW video features Madonna playing Truth or Dare with an eclectic lineup of celebs, including Jack Black, Judd Apatow, Lil Wayne, Meg Stalter, Eric Andre, Bob The Drag Queen, Kate BerlantAmy Schumer and more.  It ends with Schumer daring Madonna to go on a world tour and perform all her biggest hits. 

After singing a few bars of “La Isla Bonita” along with Schumer, Madonna says, “F**k yeah!” and announces, “80s, 90s, 2000s, four decades of music avec moi — MLVC — welcome to the party, b****es!”

That means, “with me, Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone,” in case you’re not familiar with French, or with the Queen of Pop’s birth name.

The 35-city world tour starts in North America before hitting Europe, wrapping up in Amsterdam on December 1.  In a statement, Madonna says, “I am excited to explore as many songs as possible in hopes to give my fans the show they have been waiting for.”  A one-of-a-kind experience with special guest Bob the Drag Queen will be featured on each date.

Tickets go on sale January 20 and January 27 at 10 a.m. local time, depending on the city. Presales for Citi cardmembers start today, Tuesday, January 17 at 2 p.m. local time for the shows going on sale January 20, and January 24 for the shows going on sale January 27. Visit for details.

A presale for members of Madonna’s Official Fan Club starts Tuesday at noon ET for the North American shows, and 9 a.m. GMT on January 18 for the U.K. and European shows. Visit for all the info.

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