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The most famous eccentric superstar in the world, Lady Gaga, announced on her Twitter account that her favorite digital popstar, Hatsune Miku will perform on her ARTPOP Ball tour from May 3 to June 6 this year. Hatsune Miku is a vocal synthesizer from a range of music products produced by YAMAHA and Crypton future Media known as VOCALOID.
This surprise tweet by Lady Gaga is sure to spark quite a bit of craze among Vocaloid fans. According to the tweet, Hatsune Miku will be the opening act for Gaga’s nation-wide art rave tour, titled “The ARTPOP Ball”, from May 6th until June 3rd. According to the announced date range, Hatsune Miku will be opening for 16 shows during the tour in locations spanning the U.S. and Canada.
The collaboration is a gigantic opportunity for Miku to win some fans on just about the largest music stage imaginable, and also it would be quite an exciting time to be a Vocaloid fans!
ARTPOP Ball Website: http://www.ladygaga.com/artrave-the-artpop-ball
Announced Locations for Miku’s opening performance:
■ Atlanta, GA – Philips Arena (6-May-14)
■ Pittsburgh, PA – Consol Energy Center (8-May-14)
■ Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun (10-May-14)
■ Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center (12-May-14)
■ New York, NY – Madison Square Garden (13-May-14)
■ Washington DC – Verizon Center (15-May-14)
■ Detroit, MI – Joe Louis Arena (17-May-14)
■ Cleveland, OH – Quicken Loans Arena (18-May-14)
■ St. Paul, MN – XCEL Energy Center (20-May-14)
■ Winnipeg, MB – MTS Centre (22-May-14)
■ Calgary, AB – Scotiabank Saddledome (25-May-14)
■ Edmonton, AB – Rexall Place (26-May-14)
■ Seattle, WA – Key Arena (28-May-14)
■ Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena (30-May-14)
■ San Diego, CA – Viejas Arena (2-Jun-14)
■ San Jose, CA – SAP Center at San Jose (3-Jun-14)