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Prudential Center presents Anita Baker


Originally published: 11/13/2022

Prudential Center presents Anita Baker

(NEWARK, NJ) – Eight-time Grammy-winning superstar Anita Baker, The Songstress, has announced a special series of live dates for 2023. The Songstress’ tour, produced by Live Nation, will take them to 15 cities beginning February 11 at Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, FL, with US stops in Atlanta, Baltimore, Houston and more. Locally, her tour arrives at the Prudential Center in Newark on Wednesday, May 10, 2023.

The tour celebrates Baker’s 40 years as a music icon in the industry since the release of her debut album. The singer, was released in 1983. These dates mark the first time she’s been on a full tour since 1995, and it’s also the first time The Songstress has performed her classic hits live since she regained the rights to her masters.

“I’m looking forward to a crazy good time with my fans on tour in 2023!! … I will be bringing new music and some special guests as well.” -ABXO

Born in Toledo, OH and raised in Detroit, MI, Baker is one of the most popular singers of soulful ballads during the height of the 1980’s quiet storm era. Baker began her career in the late 1970s with funk band Chapter 8 and released her first solo album, The Songstress Grammy-winning single “Sweet Love” in 1983. Baker has won eight Grammy Awards and has four platinum albums and two gold albums. Baker is an alto with a vocal range that extends her register to at least three octaves.

The Prudential Center lies by 25 Lafayette Street in Newark, New Jersey. Ticket sales begin Thursday, November 17 at 10:00 am local time on

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* No Live Nation date

Saturday, February 11 – Hollywood, FL – Hard Rock Live*

Tuesday, February 14 – Atlanta, GA – State Farm Arena

Friday, February 17 – New Orleans, LA – Smoothie King Center

Wed May 10 – Newark, NJ – Prudential Center

Friday, May 12 – Long Island, NY – UBS Arena

Sunday, May 14 – Baltimore, MD – CFG Bank Arena

Friday, June 30 – Chicago, IL – United Center

Sunday, July 02 – Detroit, MI – Pine Knob Music Theater

Sat, Nov. 18 – Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Coliseum Complex

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Wednesday, November 22 – Memphis, TN – FedEx Forum

Friday, November 24 – Atlantic City, NJ – Hard Rock Live at the Etess Arena*

Friday, December 15 – Houston, TX – Toyota Center

Sunday, December 17 – Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center

Friday, December 22 – Los Angeles, CA – Arena

Saturday, December 23 – Oakland, CA – Oakland Arena

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