Janet Jackson adds Boston stop to Number Ones tour

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Janet Jackson has added a Boston date to her upcoming “Number Ones, Up Close and Personal World Tour”. The pop icon will perform an intimate show at the Citi Wang Theatre on Tuesday, March 15. Tickets, which range in price from $55 to $150, will go on sale Saturday at 10 a.m. though Telecharge.

As previously reported, during the six-week tour, Jackson will celebrate the release of her 2009 greatest hits compilation Number Ones by playing selections from her thirty-five #1 singles in thirty-five different cities around the globe, dedicating one song to each city.

The new Boston show will precede Jackson’s scheduled stop at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut on Wednesday, March 16. Tickets for the show, which range in price from $50 to $70, are now on sale through Ticketmaster.

“Each of you are so important to me,” Jackson declared in message announcing the tour. “These concerts will be different from anything I have ever done. I will be as up close and personal as possible. These concerts are not about special effects. This is a love affair between me and those of you who have supported me and my work for all these years. I’ll be singing and dancing from my heart. The music will all be songs that you’ve made number ones for me. Let’s go!”

Jackson will also recognize twenty young people whose lives and work “have enriched their communities in a major way.” Fans can submit individuals to be recognized through Jackson’s website.

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