The E.N.D. Of The World As The Peas Know It

Those hoping for a quiet winter will need to move off planet next year as The Black Eyed,, Taboo and Fergie – announce “The E.N.D. World Tour 2010.”

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Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, Lexington Armory, New York City

Promising an “Ultimate Black Eyed Peas party experience” with a hot dance club complete with guest DJs, the AEG Live-produced North American leg of the tour gets underway in Atlanta at Philips Arena Feb. 4 and runs through April 11 when the group performs at Vancouver’s GM Place.

Other dates include Miami at AmericanAirlines Arena Feb. 6; Nashville at Nashville Arena Feb. 12; Raleigh at the RBC Center Feb. 19; New York at Madison Square Garden Feb. 24 and Boston at TD Garden Feb. 26.

March and April stops include Philadelphia at Wachovia Center March 3; Toronto at Air Canada Centre March 6; Chicago at the United Center March 13; St. Paul at the Xcel Energy Center March 22; Los Angeles at the Staples Center March 29; San Jose at the HP Pavilion April 2 and Tacoma at the Tacoma Dome April 10.

The game plan calls for the Peas to take a short break after the North America leg then launch the tour’s Euro and U.K. phase in May. So far, only the North American dates have been announced, but expect more than 100 concert dates before the final encore sounds.

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Sunway Lagoon, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

“AEG Live has always been a company that likes to execute out-of-the-box ideas. Our newest clients, The Black Eyed Peas, have defined that concept like no other group in contemporary music and culture,” AEG Live president / CEO Randy Phillips said. “We expect our first hundred shows together to be a roller coaster ride that will redefine the live entertainment experience as only the Peas can.”

Details on special ticket sales for fan club members will be announced soon, while national on-sales are scheduled to begin Dec. 12. For more information, click here for The Black Eyed Peas Web site.