Solaiman FazelWhen Janet Jackson posted an Instagram video about how excited she is to start her State of the World Tour 2018, she was pleasantly interrupted by her 18-month-old son, Eissa Al Mana.
Referring to the passing of her father, Joe Jackson, Janet said, “Its been a pretty rough week.” She continued, “But we’re excited, I’m excited. We cannot wait to see you and its been way too long. I miss you guys so much. I’m about to jump on this plane to start this tour.”
As Janet continues, you can hear the sounds of her son walking, and she says, “Those are my baby’s footsteps. You hear my baby Eissa.” As Janet ends her message, she turns her attention to her son, saying, ”OK, I’ll pick you up, baby.” You can’t see the boy, but you can hear him.
Ms. Jackson kicks off her tour this Sunday, July 8, on the closing night of the Essence Festival in New Orleans. The 15-city tour continues through August 12 in San Francisco.
Here are Janet’s tour dates:
7/8 – New Orleans, LA, Essence Festival, Mercedes-Benz Superdome
7/11 — Austin, TX, Austin360 Amp
7/13 — Rogers, AR, Walmart Amphitheater
7/15 — Cincinnati, OH, Riverbend Music Center
7/18 — Syracuse, NY, Lakeview Amphitheater
7/20 — Hershey, PA, Hershey Park Stadium
7/26 — Saratoga Springs, NY, Saratoga Performing Arts Center
7/28 – New York, NY, Randall’s Island Park
7/29 — Virginia Beach, VA, Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
8/1 — Raleigh, NC, Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
8/3 — Charlotte, NC, PNC Music Pavilion
8/5 — Miami, FL, American Airlines Arena
8/7 — Tampa, FL, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
8/10 – Stateline, NV, Lake Tahoe Arena at Harveys
8/12 – San Francisco, CA, Golden Gate Park
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