Rihanna set to perform at Coventry's Ricoh Arena next year as part of ANTI world tour - The Coventry Observer

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Rihanna set to perform at Coventry's Ricoh Arena next year as part of ANTI world tour

Steve Carpenter 23rd Nov, 2015 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

WORLD renowned popstar Rihanna will start the UK leg of her 2016 tour at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry.

The international star, who rose to world-wide fame with her 2007 hit ‘Umbrella’, will play at the Ricoh on June 14.

The 27-year-old will be performing at six other venues in the UK and Ireland including the Aviva Stadium, Wembley and Hampden Park.

The ANTI 2016 begins in San Diego in February and will see Rihanna perform at venues across the world. She is expected to be supported by Weeknd and Big Sean for her European dates.

Rihanna has become a modern music, entertainment and fashion icon having sold 54 million albums and 210 million digital tracks worldwide, making her the top-selling digital artist of all time.

She has released seven albums in seven years, achieved 13 Number One singles and won eight Grammy Awards.

Rihanna is the latest big name to play at the Ricoh Arena, and follows in the footsteps of Coldplay, Bruce Springsteen, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Kings of Leon who have all performed memorable shows in the city.

Tickets for the concert at the Ricoh will go on sale on Thursday December 3.


Saturday, June 11, 2016

Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam Arena

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Coventry, United Kingdom

Ricoh Arena

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Cardiff, United Kingdom

Cardiff Stadium

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Sunderland, United Kingdom

Stadium Of Light

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Dublin, Ireland

Aviva Stadium

Friday, June 24, 2016

London, United Kingdom

Wembley Stadium

Monday, June 27, 2016

Glasgow, United Kingdom

Hampden Park

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Manchester, United Kingdom

Emirates Old Park

Monday, July 4, 2016

Stockholm, Sweden

Tele2 Arena

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Copenhagen, Denmark

Refshale Island

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Hamburg, Germany

Volkspark Stadion

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Milan, Italy

San Siro

Friday, July 15, 2016

Nice, France

Allianz Stadium

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Frankfurt, Germany

Commerzbank Arena

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Lyon, France

Grande Stade

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Lille, France

Stade Lille

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Prague, Czech Republic

Synotip Arena

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Cologne, Germany

Rhein Energie Stadion

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Paris, France

Stade de France

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Berlin, Germany


Friday, August 5, 2016

Warsaw, Poland

PGE Narodowy

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Munich, Germany


Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Vienna, Austria

Ernst Happel Stadium

Friday, August 12, 2016

Zurich, Switzerland

Letzigrund Stadion

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