Rihanna and Cee Lo Green

Rihanna Taps Cee Lo Green to Open for Summer 'LOUD' Tour

  /  02.16.2011

Rihanna and Cee Lo Green

Cee Lo Green is ready to get Loud. The Grammy-winning crooner has been tapped to open for Rihanna on the North American leg of her “LOUD” summer tour, kicking off on June 4 at Baltimore’s 1st Mariner Arena.

“I’m a huge fan of Cee Lo since his days with Goodie Mob and with Gnarls Barkley. He’s a musical genius, continually reinventing himself and I’m thrilled to have him join me on tour,” said Rihanna in a statement.

The “F**k You” singer, who won Best Urban/Alternative Performance at the Grammys this past weekend, also shared his excitement in opening for his crush. “I want to thank Rihanna for inviting me on our version of 50 First Dates, only difference is she’s unforgettably fine,” he said. “Don’t tell her I have a crush on her, don’t wanna mess everything up. But honestly it’s an honor and a blessing to be able to go out with a talent such as her and I look forward to doing my part to make the tour unforgettable for the fans that come out and see us.”

Additionally, the pop siren has added 10 more dates to the schedule, including new stops in Montreal, Houston, Dallas, Boston, and more. Check below to see when the talented twosome are making a stop in a city near you.

Rihanna “LOUD” North American Tour Dates

June 4 – Baltimore, MD – 1st Mariner Arena
June 7 – Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre
June 10 – Montreal, QC – Bell Centre
June 18 – Winnipeg, MB – MTS Centre
June 19 – Saskatoon, SK – Credit Union Centre
June 21 – Calgary, AB – Scotiabank Saddledome
June 22 – Edmonton, AB – Rexall Place
June 24 – Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena
June 28 – Los Angeles, CA – Staples Center
June 30 – Oakland, CA – Oracle Arena
July 4 – Albuquerque, NM – Hard Rock Casino Albuquerque Presents the Pavilion
July 8 – Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center
July 9 – Houston, TX – Toyota Center
July 19 – Uniondale, NY – Nassau Coliseum
July 21 – East Rutherford, NJ – Izod Center
July 23 – Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center
July 24 – Boston, MA – TD Garden


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