Maroon 5 Targets The World

Maroon 5 announces its 2015 world tour plans.  Launching in Dallas in mid-February, the calendar shows the Grammy Award-winning band playing North America through early April, the U.K. and Europe in May and June.

Sure, there’s an album to support.  Maroon 5’s fifth studio effort, appropriately titled V, was released on last week and contains the hit single “Maps.”  A new single, “Animals,” is available now.

Hitting the TV circuit, Maroon 5 appeared yesterday on NBC’s “Today” and will rock “The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon” tonight, “America’s Got Talent” Sept. 3 and “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” Sept. 8.  Adam Levine will appear on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart” Sept. 4.

Here are the dates:

Feb. 16 – Dallas, Texas,  American Airlines Center
Feb. 19 – Atlanta, Ga., Philips Arena
Feb. 24 – Sunrise, Fla., BB&T Center
Feb. 25 – Tampa, Fla., Tampa Bay Times Forum
Feb. 27 – Nashville, Tenn., Bridgestone Arena
Feb. 28 – Indianapolis, Ind., Bankers Life Fieldhouse
March 2 – Washington, D.C., Verizon Center
March 3 – Boston, Mass., TD Garden
March 5 – New York, N.Y., Madison Square Garden Arena
March 8 – East Rutherford, N.J., IZOD Center
March 9 – Philadelphia, Pa., Wells Fargo Center
March 11 – Columbus, Ohio,  Nationwide Arena
March 13 – Pittsburgh, Pa., Consol Energy Center
March 14 – Louisville, Ky., KFC Yum! Center
March 16 – Toronto, Ont., Air Canada Centre
March 18 – Auburn Hills, MI  The Palace Of Auburn Hills
March 19 – Chicago, Ill., United Center
March 21 – Kansas City, Mo., Sprint Center
March 23 – Saint Paul, Minn., Xcel Energy Center
March 25 – Saskatoon, Saskatchean, Credit Union Centre
March 26 – Edmonton, Alberta, Rexall Place
March 28 – Tacoma, Wash., Tacoma Dome
March 29 – Vancouver, British Columbia, Rogers Arena
March 31 – San Jose, Calif., SAP Center At San Jose
April 1 – San Diego, Calif., Viejas Arena
April 3 – Inglewood, Calif., Forum
May 26 – London, England, The SSE Arena, Wembley
May 31 – Birmingham, England, LG Arena
June 1 – Manchester, England, Phones 4u Arena – Manchester
June 3 – Amsterdam, Netherlands, Ziggo Dome
June 9 – Oberhausen, Germany, Konig – Pilsener Arena
June 10 – Munich, Germany, Olympiahalle
June 12 – Assago, Italy, Mediolanum Forum
June 14 – Barcelona, Spain, Palau Sant Jordi
June 15 – Madrid, Spain, Palacio de Deportes
June 17 – Lisbon, Portugal, Meo Arena

Special guest Magic! appears on all dates.  Rozzi Crane opens in North America, Nick Gardner in Europe.

Photo: HARMAN via AP Images
Beacon Theatre, New York City

A Fan club presale begins Sept. 6 at 10 a.m.  A presale American Express cardmembers launches Sept. 8 at 10 a.m. Live Nation’s presale starts Sept. 11 at 10 a.m.

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