Kylie Minogue announces first US tour, or Why your gay coworker just screamed

Depending on your fondness for robo-pop beats, respirator vocals and spangly full-body leopard suits, this may or may not be earthshaking news: Kylie Minogue is coming to America! Twenty years into a career that has produced hits on both sides of the Atlantic, the pint-size diva has still never given Yankees a chance to catch her live act. But all that’s changing this fall, when Ms. Minogue kicks off a six-city tour of the states, starting  September 30th in Oakland, CA (tickets go on sale May 15).

My coworker Mandi Bierly already outed me months ago as a massive Kylie fan, so it’s no secret I’m Spinning Around with Fever at the thought that I Should Be So Lucky to get the chance to Come Into Kylie’s World. She’s Like a Drug to me. It was Love at First Sight. Ok, I’m done. Promise(s).

Anybody else out there as excited as I am? A little taste of last year’s European tour, below:

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  • NikT

    This is the gonna be the event of the year! At Last Kylie reaches America after ruling the rest of the world already! My heart is beating!! YES PLEASE….Here I come Las Vegas.

  • Konfide-N-Me

    Too bad she’s only doing a few dates.

  • Jaime

    Very excited to see Kylie! I’ll be at the Vegas show!

  • Angry Quinn

    Best. News. Of. The. Year!

  • Eliot

    Song references made me laugh aloud… too bad it’s so few dates.

  • Saralicious

    My eyes were welling up with tears when I read the news. Best news of the year (so far) and then I called my gay best friend who screamed for 5 minutes!! :)

  • nykolus

    adam, your headline alone just made me pee a little!

  • Sean

    Kylie’s Showgirl tour (available on DVD) is still one of the greatest pop extravaganzas ever!! Check it out and get those tickets!

  • Jp

    AAAAAH! This makes me so happy! Except I live in Austin. I know the rest of Texas bites, but we would love to have her here! PLEASE!

  • rockgolf

    Technically, it’s a 5-city tour of the states, since Toronto isn’t actually an American city. It just plays one on TV.

  • Lee-B

    There will be more dates. Once these 5 shows sell out in minutes, more cities will be added.

  • Todd

    I totally screamed at work too when I found out on Facebook and through text messages.
    Getting my tickets to the Vegas show!!!

  • AntDec

    I screamed outloud at work when I saw that Kylie was FINALLY coming to America. I have waited nearly 10 years for this moment and I am SO there at the LA, Vegas and Oakland shows!

  • kyle

    Sincere good luck to you in snapping up tix, Kylie fans. Just don’t tell me she’s Madonna without the attitude and I won’t tell you that she’s Madonna without an original thought.

  • Alexandre

    Kylie will do more date for sure she stay 4 or 5 days in the City… Do you think they going to built the stage for only one day???? Love you Kylie at list she sing live. Lucky r the Us Fan xxxx

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