NEW YORK (AP) -- Michelle Obama will visit 10 cities to promote her memoir “Becoming,” a tour featuring arenas and other performing centers to accommodate crowds far too big for any bookstore.
The former first lady will begin at the United Center in her native Chicago on Nov. 13, the book’s release date. She will finish at the American Airlines Center in Dallas on Dec. 17, Live Nation and the Crown Publishing Group announced Wednesday. In between, appearances will include Barclays Center in New York City, the Pepsi Center Arena in Denver and The Forum in Los Angeles.
Tickets will go on sale on Friday September 21st at 10 a.m. local time at www.BecomingMichelleObama.com.
Obama and former President Barack Obama each have been working on memoirs, for which they negotiated a multimillion dollar deal with Crown. No date has been set for his book, although it’s expected in 2019.
Michelle Obama Tour Dates
11/13 – Chicago, IL @ United Center
11/15 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Forum
11/17 – Washington, DC @ Capital One Arena
11/24 – Boston, MA @ TD Garden
11/29 – Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center
12/1 – Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Center
12/11 – Detroit, MI @ Little Caesars Arena
12/13 – Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center Arena
12/14 – San Jose, CA @ SAP Center
12/17 – Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center