Last summer, Maná’s four-night run of shows at Los Angeles’ Staples Center tied Britney Spears for the most shows ever at the venue… And they sold out even more shows throughout the United States, putting their audience numbers on par with the likes of Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift… So it’s no wonder, the Mexican rockers will be launching a second leg of their Drama y Luz U.S. tour.
The rock band will kick off the second installment of their oh-so-popular tour on April 3 at the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas. And, it includes a new show at the Staples Center that will give them a new record for most concerts played at the arena. Currently, only Maná and Spears have headlined a total of eight concerts at the venue.
In all, Maná—which had one of the top five Latin tours of the year in 2011 and played over 30 dates in the U.S. and Latin America—will play a total of 17 additional arena dates in the U.S., including encore performances at Madison Square Garden and Miami’s American Airlines Arena. Tickets go on sale February 3, 2012
In addition to the new U.S. dates, Maná is finalizing a series of Latin American dates. As of today, these kick off with a show Feb. 24 at the Atahualpa Stadium in Quito, Ecuador, followed by stadium shows in Guayaquil, Medellín and Bogotá (in Colombia) and in Puerto La Cruz, Valencia and Caracas in Venezuela. More dates are expected to be confirmed in the coming weeks.
In the meantime, Maná is enjoying the success of the band’s latest single, “El Verdadero Amor Perdona” (feat. Prince Royce). The songe recently hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart, making it the third single from “Drama y Luz” to claim the top spot.
Full tour dates:
02/24/12 – Quito, Ecuador; Estadio Atahualpa
02/27/12 – Guayaquil, Ecuador; Medio Estadio Modelo
03/01/12 – Medellin, Colombia; Polideportivo Envigado
03/03/12 – Bogota, Colombia; Corferias
03/07/12 – Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela; Estadio Jaa
03/10/12 – Valencia Venezuela; Estadio Misael Delgado
03/11/12 – Caracas, Venezuela; Estadio Univ SB
04/03/12 – Hidalgo, TX; State Farm Arena
04/04/12 – Houston, TX; Toyota Center
04/05/12 – Dallas, TX; American Airlines Center
04/07/12 – Laredo, TX; Laredo Energy Arena
04/10/12 – New York, NY; Madison Square Garden
04/13/12 – Chicago, IL; Allstate Arena
04/17/12 – Sacramento, CA; Power Balance Pavillion
04/19/12 – Oakland, CA; Oracle Orena and O Co. Coliseum
04/22/12 – Fresno, CA; Save Mart Center
04/24/12 – San Diego, CA; Valley View Casino
04/27/12 – Los Angeles, CA; Staples Center
05/01/12 – Denver, CO; Mangess Arena
05/04/12 – Glendale, AZ; Jobing.com Arena
05/06/12 – El Paso, TX; El Paso Coliseum
05/08/12 – San Antonio, TX; ATT Center
05/09/12 – Corpus Christie, TX; American Bank Center
05/11/12 – Miami, FL; American Airlines Arena