Katy Perry announces lengthy North American tour

The 'I Kissed A Girl' star will hit the road in January

Katy Perry is set to embark on her first major tour of North America, scheduled to kick off January 23 in Seattle.

The jaunt will support the release of her debut album ‘One Of The Boys’, which spawned the international Number One hit ‘I Kissed A Girl’. The song has sold almost six million copies worldwide.

The outing will see Perry perform in a series of intimate venues ranging from large clubs to small theatres, including the Wiltern in Los Angeles and The Fillmore At Irving Plaza in New York City.

Perry will head to Europe for some dates mid-tour before returning for the second leg in North America.

The singer recently presented and also performed at the MTV Europe Music Awards in Liverpool, where she picked the award for Best New Act.

The dates are:

Seattle, WA Showbox at the Market (January 23)

Vancouver, BC Commodore Ballroom (25)

Portland, OR Crystal Ballroom (26)

San Francisco, CA The Fillmore (28)

Sacramento, CA Empire Events Centre (29)

Los Angeles, CA Wiltern (31)

Tuscon, AZ University of Arizona (February 2)

Phoenix, AZ Marquee Theatre (3)

San Diego, CA House of Blues (5)

Houston, TX House of Blues (March 20)

Dallas, TX House of Blues (21)

Kansas City, MO Beaumont (23)

Minneapolis, MN First Avenue (24)

Chicago, IL House of Blues (26)

Detroit, MI Clutch Cargos (27)

Cleveland, OH House of Blues (28)

Toronto, ONT Kool Haus (30)

Philadelphia, PA Theatre of Living Arts (April 5)

New York, NY Irving Plaza (7)

Washington, DC 9:30 Club (April 10)

Myrtle Beach, SC House of Blues (11)

Nashville, TN Cannery (14)

Atlanta, GA CenterStage (15)

Ft. Lauderdale, FL Revolution (27)

St. Petersburg, FL Jannus Landing (28)

–By our New York staff.

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