Janet Jackson State of the World Tour 2017: Dates, locations and how to buy tickets

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The wait is over. Janet Jackson has announced her State of the World tour, which kicks off in September. "I decided to change the name of the tour: State of the World tour," Jackson revealed in a YouTube video Monday night. The tour was previously called Unbreakable. "It's not about politics. It's about people, the world, relationships and just love." The tour will go to 56 cities.

Jackson also confirmed reports that she and her husband, Wissam Al Mana, separated. "Yes, I separated from my husband. We are in court and the rest is in God's hands," she said in the video. In April 2016, Jackson postponed her Unbreakable world tour, taking time off indefinitely to have a baby. Since then, fans have been anxious for her return, especially after she posted a mysterious countdown on her site Monday. With that said, here is everything you need to know about Janet Jackson's State of the World tour. 

Janet Jackson performing at the Dubai World Cup in March 2016  Francois Nel/Getty Images

How to buy tickets for Janet Jackson's tour 

Tickets for the Janet Jackson State of the World tour go on sale to the general public Friday at 10 a.m. local time on LiveNation. Presale tickets go on sale Wednesday at 10 a.m. local time.

Venues will honor tickets for previously canceled Unbreakable dates that have now been rescheduled for the forthcoming tour. 

Dates and locations for Janet Jackson State of the World tour 

Jackson's trek begins in Lafayette, Louisiana, on Sept. 7 and ends in Atlanta on Dec. 17. Take a look at the full list of cities Jackson will be hitting on the State of the World tour. 

Sept. 7: Lafayette, Lousiana – Cajundome
Sept. 9: Houston – Toyota Center
Sept. 10: Austin, Texas – Frank Erwin Center
Sept. 13: San Antonio – AT&T Center
Sept. 14: Dallas – American Airlines Center
Sept. 16: Little Rock, Arkansas – Verizon Arena
Sept. 17: Tulsa, Oklahoma – BOK Center
Sept. 19: Albuquerque, New Mexico – Isleta Amphitheater
Sept. 21: Phoenix – Talking Stick Resort Arena
Sept. 23: Anaheim, California – Honda Center
Sept. 24: Fresno, California – Save Mart Center
Sept. 26: Vancouver, British Columbia – Rogers Arena
Sept. 27: Seattle – Key Arena
Sept. 29: Portland, Oregon – Moda Center
Oct. 1: Reno, Nevada – Grand Sierra Resort & Casino
Oct. 3: Sacramento, California – Golden 1 Center
Oct. 5: Concord, California – Concord Pavilion
Oct. 7: San Diego – Valley View Casino Center
Oct. 8: Los Angeles – Hollywood Bowl
Oct. 14: Las Vegas – Mandalay Bay Events Center
Oct. 16: Salt Lake City – Vivint Smart Home Arena
Oct. 17: Denver – Pepsi Center Arena
Oct. 19: Kansas City, Missouri – Sprint Center
Oct. 21: St. Louis – Chaifetz Arena
Oct. 22: Milwaukee – BMO Harris Bradley Center'
Oct. 25: Moline, Illinois – iWireless Center
Oct. 26: Chicago – Allstate Arena
Oct. 28: Toledo, Ohio – The Huntington Center
Oct. 29: Detroit – Little Caesars Arena
Nov. 1: Grand Rapids, Michigan – Van Andel Arena
Nov. 2: Toronto – Air Canada Centre
Nov. 4: Buffalo, New York – KeyBank Center
Nov. 5: Boston, Massachusetts – TD Garden
Nov. 7: Providence, Rhode Island – Dunkin Donuts Center
Nov. 8: Manchester, New Hampshire – SNHU Arena
Nov. 10: Atlantic City, New Jersey – Boardwalk Hall
Nov. 11: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania – Sands Bethlehem Events Center
Nov. 13: Philadelphia – Wells Fargo Center
Nov. 15: Brooklyn, New York – Barclays Center
Nov. 16: Washington, D.C. – Verizon Center
Nov. 18: Baltimore – Royal Farms Arena
Nov. 19: Newark, New Jersey – Prudential Center
Nov. 26: Indianapolis – Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Nov. 28: Columbus, Ohio – Schottenstein Center
Nov. 29: Pittsburgh  – PPG Paints Arena
Dec. 1: Louisville, Kentucky – KFC Yum! Center
Dec. 3: Cleveland, Ohio – Quicken Loans Arena
Dec. 4: Lexington, Kentucky – Rupp Arena
Dec. 6: Memphis, Tennessee – FedEx Forum
Dec. 7: Nashville, Tennessee – Bridgestone Arena
Dec. 9: Birmingham, Alabama – The BJCC
Dec. 11: Fort Lauderdale, Florida – BB&T Center
Dec. 12: Jacksonville, Florida – Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
Dec. 14: Norfolk, Virginia – Norfolk Scope Arena
Dec. 16: Columbia, South Carolina – Colonial Life Arena
Dec. 17: Atlanta – Philips Arena

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