A queen is joining the Xscape tour; Nene Leakes will be part of the concert series. Leakes will be hosting the 22-date trek dubbed The Great Xscape Tour.
Kandi Burruss and Tamar Braxton were thrilled to rush to Instagram to announce the exciting news.
Leakes will be accompanying Xscape composed of talented sisters — LaTocha and Tamika Scott — Burruss,, and Tameka “Tiny” Harris who have reunited after an 18-year hiatus.
The tour, which launches on November 22 in Richmond, will zig-zag across America with stops in Jackson, Raleigh, and conclude on January 6 in Los Angeles.
Leakes said she is proud to be part of the tour and added: “I’m so proud & excited that you girls chose ME to host the “Great Xscape Tour” we gone turn this sucker out! Pre Sale tixs avail TODAY & TOMORROW for new cities that were added. Grab yours at thegreatxscapetour.com fan password is: JUSTKICKIN #dontmissit #bossladies #tour #xscape #lifeofnene.”
Braxton reminded her fans that her friend/foe, Monica, will also be opening for Xscape and explained: “neneleakes I’m SO excited that you will be joining the #greatxscapetour with myself and @Monicabrown get your tickets NOW #bluebirdofhappiness.”
Some fans are delighted while a few are confused about the news.
One of them said: “We gotta be there!!! It’s getting better and better. They hired her to host the show plus the fact they know they will sell more tickets with Ms. Nene Leakes hosting!! Ijs.”
Another shared: “Nene now that you are hosting I will definitely be getting my ticket!!…”
A third person stated: “That Kandi & tiny boy they know how 2 bring in that coin …….. Now im gonna buy tickets just for you nene take my mom.”
Below are the official The Great Xscape Tour dates:
11/22 – Richmond, VA @ Richmond Coliseum
11/24 – Norfolk, VA @ Constant Center
11/25 – Newark, NJ @ Prudential Center
11/26 – Washington, DC @ Capital One Arena
11/30 – Birmingham, AL @ Legacy Arena at BJCC
12/1 – Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
12/2 – Charlotte, NC @ Spectrum Center*
12/3 – Raleigh, NC @ PNC Arena
12/7 – Columbia, SC @ Colonial Life Arena
12/8 – Columbus, GA @ Columbus Civic Center
12/9 – Jackson, MS @ Mississippi Coliseum
12/10 – Bossier City, LA @ CenturyLink CenterCenturyLink Center
12/13 – Grand Prairie, TX @ Verizon Theater at Grand Prairie
12/15 – Chicago, IL @ United Center
12/16 – St. Louis, MO @ Chaifetz Arena
12/17 – Columbus, OH @ Nationwide Arena
12/27 – Houston, TX @ Toyota Center
12/28 – New Orleans, LA @ Smoothie King Center
12/30 – Southaven, MS @ Landers Center
12/31 – Atlanta, GA @ Philips Arena
1/05 – Oakland, CA @ Oracle Arena*
1/06 – Los Angeles, CA @ Microsoft Theater
What are your thoughts on the fact that Leakes is on board? Are you more or less inclined to buy a ticket?