Janet Jackson to bring 'State of the World' tour to Phoenix, September 21

Posted at 10:52 AM, May 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-02 13:52:38-04

Singer Janet Jackson is continuing her tour in the fall, and it includes a stop in Phoenix.

Jackson unveiled the news in a video posted Monday evening on Twitter.

In the video, Jackson said she changed the name of her tour to "State of the World," which kicks off September 7 in Lafayette, Louisiana. It was previously called "Unbreakable."

"It's not about politics," she said. "It's about people, the world, relationships, and just love."

Jackson will bring her 56-city tour to Phoenix's Talking Stick Resort Arena on September 21. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 5 via, according to the release.

"I'm so excited, so excited" she said of her upcoming tour.

Watch Janet Jackson's video message to fans below:

FULL SCHEDULE, as released on May 1, 2017

Thursday, September 07, 2017               Lafayette, LA                Cajundome**
Saturday, September 09, 2017               Houston, TX                  Toyota Center
Sunday, September 10, 2017                 Austin, TX                     Frank Erwin Center
Wednesday, September 13, 2017           San Antonio, TX            AT&T Center
Thursday, September 14, 2017               Dallas, TX                     American Airlines Center
Saturday, September 16, 2017               Little Rock, AR              Verizon Arena
Sunday, September 17, 2017                 Tulsa, OK                      BOK Center
Tuesday, September 19, 2017                Albuquerque, NM          Isleta Amphitheater
Thursday, September 21, 2017             Phoenix, AZ                 Talking Stick Resort Arena**
Saturday, September 23, 2017               Anaheim, CA                 Honda Center
Sunday, September 24, 2017                 Fresno, CA                   Save Mart Center**
Tuesday, September 26, 2017                Vancouver, BC              Rogers Arena**
Wednesday, September 27, 2017           Seattle, WA                   Key Arena
Friday, September 29, 2017                   Portland, OR                 Moda Center
Sunday, October 01, 2017                     Reno, NV                      Grand Sierra Resort & Casino**
Tuesday, October 03, 2017                    Sacramento, CA            Golden 1 Center**
Thursday, October 05, 2017                   Concord, CA                 Concord Pavilion
Saturday, October 07, 2017                   San Diego, CA              Valley View Casino Center**
Sunday, October 08, 2017                     Los Angeles, CA           Hollywood Bowl
Saturday, October 14, 2017                   Las Vegas, NV              Mandalay Bay Events Center**
Monday, October 16, 2017                     Salt Lake City, UT          Vivint Smart Home Arena
Tuesday, October 17, 2017                    Denver, CO                   Pepsi Center Arena
Thursday, October 19, 2017                   Kansas City, MO           Sprint Center
Saturday, October 21, 2017                   St. Louis, MO                Chaifetz Arena
Sunday, October 22, 2017                     Milwaukee, WI               BMO Harris Bradley Center
Wednesday, October 25, 2017               Moline, IL                      iWireless Center
Thursday, October 26, 2017                   Chicago, IL                   Allstate Arena
Saturday, October 28, 2017                   Toledo, OH                   The Huntington Center
Sunday, October 29, 2017                     Detroit, MI                     Little Caesars Arena**
Wednesday, November 01, 2017            Grand Rapids, MI          Van Andel Arena**
Thursday, November 02, 2017                Toronto, ON                  Air Canada Centre**
Saturday, November 04, 2017                Buffalo, NY                   KeyBank Center**
Sunday, November 05, 2017                  Boston, MA                  TD Garden
Tuesday, November 07, 2017                 Providence, RI              Dunkin Donuts Center
Wednesday, November 08, 2017            Manchester, NH SNHU Arena
Friday, November 10, 2017                    Atlantic City, NJ            Boardwalk Hall
Saturday, November 11, 2017                Bethlehem, PA              Sands Bethlehem Events Center
Monday, November 13, 2017                 Philadelphia, PA            Wells Fargo Center
Wednesday, November 15, 2017            Brooklyn, NY                Barclays Center
Thursday, November 16, 2017                Washington, DC            Verizon Center
Saturday, November 18, 2017                Baltimore, MD               Royal Farms Arena
Sunday, November 19, 2017                  Newark, NJ                   Prudential Center
Sunday, November 26, 2017                  Indianapolis, IN             Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Tuesday, November 28, 2017                 Columbus, OH              Schottenstein Center
Wednesday, November 29, 2017            Pittsburgh, PA              PPG Paints Arena
Friday, December 01, 2017                    Louisville, KY                KFC Yum! Center
Sunday, December 03, 2017                  Cleveland, OH               Quicken Loans Arena
Monday, December 04, 2017                 Lexington, KY               Rupp Arena**
Wednesday, December 06, 2017            Memphis, TN                 FedEx Forum**
Thursday, December 07, 2017                Nashville, TN                 Bridgestone Arena**
Saturday, December 09, 2017                Birmingham, Al              The BJCC
Monday, December 11, 2017                 Fort Lauderdale, FL       BB&T Center
Tuesday, December 12, 2017                 Jacksonville, FL                        Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
Thursday, December 14, 2017                Norfolk, VA                   Norfolk Scope Arena
Saturday, December 16, 2017                Columbia, SC                Colonial Life Arena
Sunday, December 17, 2017                  Atlanta, GA                   Philips Arena