Adele gears up for North American tour

Outing will support the release of '19'

Adele has announced a selection of US and Canadian dates kicking off May 21 at the Roxy in Los Angeles.

As previously reported, the singer recently signed a deal with Columbia to release her debut album ‘19’ in the US after the record went to Number One in the UK.

Adele collaborated with midas-touch producer Mark Ronson on the album, and won the Critic’s Choice award at the Brits in February.

As of now, the tour sees Adele in North America until mid-June, so further dates are likely to be added. Stay tuned to NME.COM for details.

She will play:

Los Angeles, CA The Roxy Theatre (May 21)

San Francisco, CA Bimbo’s 365 Club (22)

Vancouver, BC, Red Room (25)

Seattle, WA Triple Door (27)

Portland, OR Mission Theatre (29)

Chicago, IL 9:00, Martyr’s (31)

Minneapolis, MN Theatre De La Jeune Lune (June 2)

Toronto, ON Queen Elizabeth Theatre (6)

Montreal, QC Outremont Theatre (7)

New York, NY Highline Ballroom (10)

Manchester, TN Bonnaroo Music Festival (13)

Philadelphia, PA World Cafe Live (15)

–By our New York staff.

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