‘DWTS: Live! Light Up the Night’ Tour Is Coming in 2018 — Get the Details!
Now’s your chance to see your favorite Dancing with the Stars pro dancers up close and personal! The DWTS: Live! Light Up the Night tour is coming around again in 2018, and this year is going to be bigger and better than ever. Here’s everything you need to know about the musical extravaganza, that will showcase “every style of dance seen on ABC’s hit show, produced by BBC Worldwide Productions, from sizzling salsas to elegant waltzes and high-energy group numbers, plus original pieces choreographed by Emmy-winning choreographer Mandy Moore,” according to ABC.
Who is on the 2018 DWTS tour?
During the DWTS finale episode on Tuesday, Nov. 21 it was revealed that Season 25 stars Frankie Muniz and Jordan Fisher will join the 2018 tour! In addition, 11 of your favorite pros and troupe dancers from Dancing with the Stars will be taking the stage, including Lindsay Arnold, Alan Bersten, Sharna Burgess, Artem Chigvintsev, Keo Motsepe, Gleb Savchenko, engaged couple Emma Slater and Sasha Farber, Jenna Johnson, Hayley Erbert, and Brandon Armstrong.
Witney Carson was supposed to be on the tour, but she has revealed that she’s decided to drop out since her father-in-law is aggressively battling cancer.
“My heart hurts to tell you all that I will not be able to do the DWTS tour this winter. This is an extraordinarily difficult time for us, I hope all of you can understand that my place is here with my family,” she wrote on Instagram on Wednesday, Dec. 13. “Right now, my focus needs to be on my family and especially on my husband. I want to wish my partner, Frankie and the whole tour an amazing run. I love my fans and I feel so devastated that I can’t be there, but know that my heart is there with you.”
What can we expect from the DWTS tour?
During the Monday, Nov. 13 episode of DWTS, the cast of the upcoming tour gave fans a sneak peek at what we can expect with a high-energy group partner dance. Sharna gushed to host Tom Bergeron after their routine, “Honestly this group of dancers right here is so incredible and this is about to be the best tour yet. You don’t want to miss it.” We can’t wait!
Where is the DWTS tour?
As always, the DWTS tour will have stops all over the country! Here are the tour dates for 2018:
Dec. 30: Charlotte, NC (Owens Auditorium)
Dec. 31: Greenville, SC (Bon Secours Wellness Arena)
Jan. 2: Atlanta, GA (The Fox)
Jan. 3: Richmond, VA (Altria Theater)
Jan. 4: Philadelphia, PA (Tower Theater)
Jan. 5: Kitchener, ON (Centre in the Square)
Jan. 6: Rama, ON (Casino Rama)
Jan. 7: Rama, ON (Casino Rama)
Jan. 9: New Brunswick, NJ (State Theater)
Jan. 10: Washington DC (MGM National Harbor)
Jan. 12: Bethlehem, PA (Sands)
Jan. 13: Bethlehem, PA (Sands)
Jan. 14: Lancaster, PA (American Music Theater)
Jan. 15: Lancaster, PA (American Music Theater)
Jan. 16: Pittsburgh, PA (Bennedum)
Jan. 18: New York, NY (Radio City Music Hall)
Jan. 19: Verona, NY (Turning Stone)
Jan. 20: Windsor, ON (Casino Windsor) *Matinee & Evening Show
Jan. 21: Buffalo, NY (Sheas)
Jan. 23: Bangor, ME (Cross Insurance Center)
Jan. 24: Portland, ME (Merrill Auditorium)
Jan. 25: Boston, MA (Wang)
Jan. 26: Uncasville, CT (Mohegan Sun)
Jan. 27: Uncasville, CT (Mohegan Sun)
Jan. 28: Baltimore, MD (The Lyric)
Jan. 30: Cleveland, OH (State Theater)
Jan. 31: Columbus, OH (The Palace)
Feb. 1: Cincinnati, OH (The Taft)
Feb. 2: Indianapolis, IN (The Murat)
Feb. 3: Rosemont, IL (Rosemont Theater)
Feb. 5: Ames, IA (Stephens Auditorium)
Feb. 6: Rockford, IL (Coronado)
Feb. 7: Ft Wayne, IN (The Embassy)
Feb. 8: Knoxville, TN (Knoxville Civic Auditorium)
Feb. 9: Birmingham, AL (BJCC Concert Hall)
Feb. 10: Huntsville, AL (Von Braun Center Concert Hall)
Feb. 11: Nashville, TN (Opry House)
Feb. 13: Sarasota, FL (Van Wezel)
Feb. 14: Clearwater, FL (Ruth Eckerd Hall)
Feb. 15: Hollywood, FL (Seminole Hard Rock)
Feb. 16: Naples, FL (Hayes)
Feb. 17: Jacksonville, FL (Times Moran)
Feb. 18: Orlando, FL (Bob Carr Theater)
Feb. 21: Austin, TX (Bass Hall)
Feb. 22: Wichita Falls, TX (Wichita Falls Memorial Auditorium)
Feb. 23: Dallas, TX (Fairpark Music Hall)
Feb. 24: Sugar Land, TX (Smart Financial Center)
Feb. 25: McAllen, TX (McAllen Performing Arts Center)
Feb. 26: Midland, TX (Wagner Noel)
Feb. 27: Amarillo, TX (Amarillo Civic Auditorium)
March 1: Albuquerque, NM (Popejoy)
March 2: El Paso, TX (Chavez Theater)
March 3: Phoenix, AZ (Comerica Theater)
March 4: San Diego, CA (Symphony Hall)
March 6: Riverside, CA (Fox Theater)
March 7: Riverside, CA (Fox Theater)
March 8: Stockton, CA (Stockton Arena)
March 9: San Jose, CA (City National)
March 10: Redding, CA (Redding Civic Center)
March 11: Eugene, OR (Hult Center)
March 13: Seattle, WA (WaMu Theater)
March 14: Spokane, WA (INB Center)
March 15: Boise, ID (Morriston Center)
March 16: Reno, NV (Grand Sierra)
March 17: Santa Barbara, CA (Arlington Theater)
March 18: Los Angeles, CA (Microsoft Theater)
How much are DWTS tour tickets?
Ticket prices vary by location. For the most part, regular tickets are between $45 and $110, but there are also special VIP packages that include perks like meet and greets, front row seats, merch, autographs, and drinks. These packages range from $525 to $600. You can buy tickets here!