Beyoncé and Jay-Z Have Finally Confirmed Their On the Run II Tour: Check Out the Dates

Beyoncé and and Jay-Z perform during a Get Out the Vote concert in support of Hillary Clinton at Wolstein Center on Nov. 4, 2016, in Cleveland.
Beyoncé and and Jay-Z perform during a Get Out the Vote concert in support of Hillary Clinton at Wolstein Center on Nov. 4, 2016, in Cleveland.
Photo: Duane Prokop (Getty Images)

Looks like Beyoncé and Jay-Z have finally ended our misery and announced their long-rumored joint tour, On the Run II (this marks their second time hitting the road together since 2014’s On the Run). Thank God.


You might recall the rumor mill kicking off last Monday when Queen Bey’s Facebook and Ticketmaster pages revealed a previously unannounced stadium gig: Monday, July 30, at Philadelphia’s Lincoln Financial Field. Once press got ahold of the news, it was quickly deleted. Then, on Wednesday, Billboard reported that two anonymous sources confirmed that the tour was definitely real, but Bey couldn’t announce until after Coachella—but that was it. More gossip? Not a lot to go off of until today.

This morning Beyoncé shared what we can assume are the first of a series of tour images and video teasers on her official Instagram page. One image, seen below, is a black-and-white photograph of her and her husband riding a motorcycle beneath text that reads “OTR II.”

It’s pretty self-explanatory and would certainly make for a great concert poster, but it’s got nothing on the video teaser, which makes me, like, happy for their love? Check that out:

The visuals also make an appearance on her official website, and it looks like Ticketmaster has started rolling out dates, with presale starting on Wednesday. They’re hitting Europe and North America, so hopefully somewhere around your neck of the woods.

Check those out below, and prepare yourself to drop a few hundos. Sorry—it’s worth it!


OTR II European Tour Dates
June 6: Cardiff, Wales, Principality Stadium
June 9: Glasgow, Scotland, Hampden Park
June 13: Manchester, England, Etihad Stadium
June 15: London, London Stadium
June 19: Amsterdam, Amsterdam Arena
June 23: Copenhagen, Denmark, Parken Stadium
June 25: Stockholm, Friends Arena
June 28: Berlin, Olympiastadion
June 30: Warsaw, Poland Stadion Narodowy
July 3: Cologne, Germany, RheinEnergieStadion
July 6: Milan, San Siro
July 8: Rome, Stadio Olimpico
July 11: Barcelona, Spain, Olympic Stadium
July 14: Paris, Stade de France
July 17: Nice, France, Allianz Riviera

OTR II North American Tour Dates
July 25: Cleveland, FirstEnergy Stadium
July 28: Washington, D.C., FedEx Field
July 30: Philadelphia, Lincoln Financial Field
Aug. 2: East Rutherford, N.J., MetLife Stadium
Aug. 5: Boston, Gillette Stadium
Aug. 8: Minneapolis, U.S. Bank Stadium
Aug. 10: Chicago, Soldier Field
Aug. 13: Detroit, Ford Field
Aug. 18: Buffalo, N.Y., New Era Field
Aug. 23: Nashville, Tenn., Vanderbilt Stadium
Aug. 25: Atlanta, Mercedes Benz Stadium
Aug. 29: Orlando, Fla., Camping World Stadium
Aug. 31: Miami, Hard Rock Stadium
Sept. 11: Arlington, Texas, AT&T Stadium
Sept. 13: New Orleans, Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Sept. 15: Houston, NRG Stadium
Sept. 19: Phoenix, University of Phoenix Stadium
Sept. 22: Los Angeles, Rose Bowl
Sept. 27: San Diego, SDCCU Stadium
Sept. 29: Santa Clara, Calif., Levi’s Stadium
Oct. 2: Vancouver, British Columbia, B.C. Place

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