John Mayer is going solo.
Mayer, 45, is embarking on his first acoustic tour, “featuring solo performances leaning heavily on the singer’s acoustic guitar work with special performances on piano and electric guitar in arenas throughout the U.S. and Canada,” according to a press release shared Thursday.
Singer-songwriters Lizzy McAlpine and Alec Benjamin are joining Mayer on tour. Additionally, a different special guest for each city will be announced at a later time.
“I began my career on stage with only a guitar and a microphone. A lot has changed since then, but I knew one day I’d feel it in my heart to do an entire run of shows on my own again, just like those early days,” the musician wrote in an announcement on Instagram. “It took a couple of decades, but I feel it now.”
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The seven-time Grammy-winning artist added, “I’ll be playing old songs. Newer songs. Songs you haven’t heard yet that I’ll be road testing – all on acoustic, electric, and piano.”
Mayer’s tour kicks off Saturday, March 11, at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, and runs through Friday, April 14, at the Kia Forum in Los Angeles.
How to get tickets to John Mayer
Tickets go on sale at 9 a.m. local time Friday, Feb. 3, at Johnmayer.com.
Fans can sign up to access presale tickets now at Johnmayer.com. Presales run from 9 a.m. local time Wednesday, Feb. 1, through 10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2.
A limited number of VIP packages will be available including premium tickets, exclusive merchandise and more, according to the press release.
Mayer also announced two pairs of front-row tickets will be auctioned off for each show on the tour through charityauctionstoday.com. The total proceeds from the ticket auction will go to the Back To You Fund, which has supported many charities, including Mayer’s Heart & Armor Foundation, as well as programs supporting at-risk youth and the homeless.
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