Avril Lavigne announces first North American tour in seven years

By Chelsea Lewis ,

Pop-punk princess Avril Lavigne has announced that she will be going on her first North America tour in seven years. The tour includes 30 dates as well as teaming up with the Backstreet Boys for a combined tour.

Lavigne made the tour announcement on her website. Fans took to social media to react about the news and the combined Backstreet Boys and Lavigne tour started to trend on Facebook and Twitter.

The "Complicated" singer is just wrapping up her 7-week arena tour that was sold out in Asia.

Lavigne will kick off the United States portion of her tour in Seattle, Wash., on May 22, The Huffington Post reported.

Lavigne expressed her excitement about heading back on the road and teaming up with the Backstreet Boys. "I'm excited to stay on the road and cannot wait to see all my fans across the Americas! I had such a great time with the Backstreet Boys during last fall’s radio shows, it seemed like a natural fit for me to join them on the road in the US," said the "Let Me Go" singer.

Lavigne first came on the scene back in the early 2000s when she released her first album with singles "Complicated" and "S8ker Boi."

The following are a complete listing of tour dates:

April 29: São Paulo - Citibank Hall
April 30: São Paulo - Citibank Hall
May 2: Rio de Janeiro - Citibank Hall
May 3: Belo Horizonte, Brazil - Chevrolet Hall
May 4: Brasília - Opera Hall
May 7: Buenos Aires - Malvinas Argentinas
May 9: Santiago - Movistar Arena
May 13: Monterrey, Mexico - Arena Monterrey
May 14: Guadalajara, Mexico - Auditorio Telemex
May 15: Mexico City - Arena Ciudad De Mexico

Avril Lavigne joins the Backstreet Boys:

May 22: Seattle - WaMu Theater
May 24: Sacramento, Calif. - Sleep Train Amphitheatre
May 25: Mountain View, Calif. - Shoreline Amphitheatre
May 28: San Diego - Viejas Arena
May 29: Los Angeles - Forum
May 30: Las Vegas - The Axis at Planet Hollywood
May 31: Las Vegas - The Axis at Planet Hollywood
June 2: Albuquerque, N.M. - Isleta Amphitheatre
June 4: Corpus Christi, Texas - American Bank Center Arena
June 5: Houston - Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
June 6: Oklahoma City, Okla. - Chesapeake Energy Arena
June 7: Kansas City, Mo. - Starlight Theatre
June 9: Omaha, Neb. - Centurylink Center Omaha
June 10: St Paul, Minn. - Xcel Energy Center
June 11: Chicago - FirstMerit Bank Pavilion
June 13: Indianapolis, Ind. - Klipsch Music Center
June 14: Pittsburgh - First Niagara Pavilion
June 15: Cincinnati, Ohio - Riverbend Music Center
June 17: Detroit - DTE Energy Music Theatre
June 18: Darien Lake, N.Y. - Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
June 20: Boston - Xfinity Center
June 21: Philadelphia - Susquehanna Bank Center
June 22: Wantagh, N.Y. - Nikon at Jones Beach Theater

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