A R Rahman will be embarking on a ‘Jai Ho’ concert worldwide tour from June this year. The "A R Rahman Jai Ho Concert: The Journey Home World Tour" kicks off on June 11 at the Nassau Coliseum in New York and will extent to over 16 major cities worldwide.
For this world tour A R Rahman will be collaborating with choreographer-director Amy Tinkham, who has created stage shows for the likes of Paul McCartney, Madonna, Britney Spears, Dixie Chicks, Motley Crue, etc. The concerts are said to include spectacular special effects and global cast of dancers and musicians inspired by his native India. It is termed as a “virtual journey through beauty, culture, and spirituality”.
The concerts will include songs from 'Slumdog Millionaire' as well as the Indian films 'Lagaan', 'Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na', 'Dil Se', 'Rang De Basanti', 'Roja' and others.
Here are the tour dates for the ‘A R Rahman Jai Ho Concert: The Journey Home World Tour’:
Jun. 11: Uniondale, N.Y. (Nassau Coliseum)
Jun. 12: Atlantic City, N.J. (Boardwalk Hall Arena)
Jun. 13: Washington, D.C. (Patriot Center)
Jun. 18: Chicago, Ill. (Sears Centre Arena)
Jun. 19: Detroit, Mich. (Pontiac Silverdome)
Jun. 20: Toronto, Ontario (Air Canada Centre)
Jun. 26: San Francisco, Calif. (Oracle Arena)
Jun. 27: Los Angeles, Calif. (The Forum)
Jul. 2: Dallas, Texas (American Airlines Center)
Jul. 3: Houston, Texas (Houston Toyota Center)
Jul. 9: Amsterdam, Netherlands (Ohio Arena)
Jul. 10: Paris, France (Bercy)
Jul. 18: Oslo, Norway (Oslo Spektrum)
Jul. 23: Glasgow, Scotland (SECC)
Jul. 24: Manchester, England (M.E.N. Arena)
Jul. 25: London, England (O2 Arena)
Jul. 26: London, England (Wembley Stadium)
Additional dates are yet to be announced. For ticket information, visitwww.arrahman.com.