Jay Z Upgrades Blueprint 3 Tour With New Dates

After a stellar 2009, Jay-Z has decided to upgrade his BP3 (Blueprint 3) 2010 North American tour.

Touring with support from Trey Songz and Young Jeezy, the “On To The Next One” rapper will now return to to his hometown, New York, for a groundbreaking concert at Madison Square Garden (see complete tour itinerary below).

Set for March 2, Jay-Z’s new Madison Square Garden show is accompanied by a recently added concert at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT March 5.

Tickets for the newly announced dates go on sale at LiveNation.com beginning on Friday, Jan. 15, with all other dates on sale now.

Citi cardmembers will have access to presale tickets for the New York City date beginning on Jan. 12 at 10 a.m. local time through Citi’s Private Pass Program.

For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com. For the Madison Square Garden show, Citi cardmembers will also have access to VIP Ticket Packages that include VIP Lounge seats, personal concierge, a private pre-show VIP party and more.

See Jay-Z’s BP3 Tour schedule below:

Feb 20 Sunrise, FL Bank Atlantic Center

Feb 22 Houston, TX Toyota Center

Feb 23 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center

Feb 25 New Orleans, LA New Orleans Arena

Feb 27 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena

Feb 28 Greensboro, NC Greensboro Coliseum Complex

Mar 02 New York, NY Madison Square Garden*

Mar 03 Washington, DC Verizon Center

Mar 05 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun

Mar 06 East Rutherford, NJ Izod Center

Mar 07 Norfolk, VA Scope Arena

Mar 11 Boston, MA TD Garden

Mar 12 Uniondale, NY Nassau Coliseum

Mar 14 Detroit, MI The Palace of Auburn Hills

Mar 16 Pittsburgh, PA Mellon Arena

Mar 18 Chicago, IL United Center

Mar 19 St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center

Mar 20 Indianapolis, IN Conseco Fieldhouse

Mar 22 Denver, CO Pepsi Center

Mar 24 San Jose, CA HP Pavilion

Mar 26 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center