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Katy Perry Preps U.S. Leg Of Her California Dreams Tour

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Katy Perry‘s current California Dreams tour has been an international success (it hits U.S. shores on June 7) but not without hiccups along the way.

The current Vanity Fair cover star’s husband, actor Russell Brand, recently visited Japan to spend time with his wife only to be deported due to crimes he committed over 10 years ago. “So…my husband just got deported from Japan,” Perry wrote on Twitter. “I am so sad. I brought him all this way to show him my favorite place.” Brand took the situation a little lighter, tweeting: “Planning escape from Japanese custody. It’s bloody hard to dig a tunnel with a chopstick.”

In addition to legal woes, Perry’s excessive demands on her 45-page tour rider have been a source of ridicule across various cities. According to the New Zealand Herald, the singer “outlawed carnations” in any flower arrangements and ordered her chauffeur “not to stare at her in the rear-view mirror.” She also asked for her dressing room to be “piped and draped in cream and soft pink” and the she stay in a “5-star hotel in the presidential suite, with five junior suites and approximately 45 single rooms for her tour company.”

Let’s hope this American leg is a little less stress-free.

The California Dreams tour kicks off next week in Atlanta, GA and features a rotating roster of support acts including Janelle Monae, Robyn and Oh Land.

Date Location Location
Jun 07 Gwinnett Center Atlanta, GA
Jun 09 UCF Arena Orlando, FL
Jun 10 St. Pete Times Forum Tampa, FL
Jun 11 Bank Atlantic Center Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Jun 14 RBC Center Raleigh, NC
Jun 15 Merriweather Post Pavilion Columbia, MD
Jun 17 Nassau Coliseum Uniondale, NY
Jun 18 TD Garden Boston, MA
Jun 19 Prudential Center Newark, NJ
Jun 23 Petersen Events Center Pittsburgh, PA
Jun 24 Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia, PA
Jun 25 Mohegan Sun Arena Uncasville, CT
Jun 28 Palace of Auburn Hills Detroit, MI
Jun 29 Air Canada Centre Toronto, ON
Jun 30 Air Canada Centre Toronto, ON
Jul 02 Bell Centre Montreal, QC
Jul 03 ScotiaBank Place Ottawa, ON
Jul 05 Quicken Loans Arena Cleveland, OH
Jul 07 Summerfest – Marcus Amphitheatre Milwaukee, WI
Jul 08 Allstate Arena Chicago, IL
Jul 09 Xcel Energy Center St. Paul, MN
Jul 13 Brandt Center at Evraz Place Regina, SK
Jul 14 MTS Centre Winnipeg, MB
Jul 16 ScotiaBank Saddledome – Calgary Stampede Calgary, AB
Jul 17 Rexall Place Edmonton, AB
Jul 19 Rogers Arena Vancouver, BC
Jul 20 Key Arena Seattle, WA
Jul 22 Rose Garden Arena Portland, OR
Jul 23 Taco Bell Arena Boise, ID
Jul 25 Energy Solutions Center Salt Lake City, UT
Jul 26 1stBank Center Denver, CO
Jul 28 Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie Dallas, TX
Jul 29 Toyota Center Houston, TX
Jul 30 Frank Erwin Center Austin, TX
Aug 03 Comerica Theatre Phoenix, AZ
Aug 05 Nokia Theatre Los Angeles, CA
Aug 06 Nokia Theatre Los Angeles, CA
Aug 07 Nokia Theatre Los Angeles, CA
Aug 12 HP Pavilion San Jose, CA
Aug 13 Santa Barbara Bowl Santa Barbara, CA
Aug 14 Santa Barbara Bowl Santa Barbara, CA
Aug 17 Sprint Center Kansas City, MO
Aug 19 Bridgestone Arena Nashville, TN
Aug 20 Scottrade Center St. Louis, MO
Sep 7 AT&T Center San Antonio, TX
Sep 8 New Orleans Arena New Orleans, LA
Sep 10 KFC Yum! Arena Louisville, KY
Sep 11 Van Andel Arena Grand Rapids, MI
Sep 13 Schottenstein Arena Columbus, OH
Sep 14 Conseco Fieldhouse Indianapolis, IN
Sep 16 Qwest Center Omaha, NE
Sep 17 BOK Center Tulsa, OK
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