Whitney Houston’s hologram wants to dance with somebody beginning early next year.
Today, the musician’s estate formally announced “An Evening with Whitney”, a hologram tour set to launch in January 2020.
The first wave of dates take place in Mexcio from January 23rd to February 9th. Afterward, Houston’s hologram will visit Europe before embarking on an as-yet-unannounced North American outing next fall.
“An Evening with Whitney” is a collaboration between Houston’s estate and BASE Hologram, which is also behind the upcoming Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly “Rock & Roll Dream Tour”. Houston’s hologram will perform hits such as “I Will Always Love You”, “The Greatest Love of All”, and “Higher Love”, backed by a live band and dancers performing choreography from Fatima Robinson (Dreamgirls). Above, you can see a first look at Houston’s hologram.
In a statement, Whitney’s former manager and president of her estate Pat Houston said,
“Whitney is not with us, but her music will live with us forever. We know we made the right decision partnering with BASE because they understand how important it is to produce a phenomenal hologram. They also know that engaging her fans with an authentic Whitney experience would resonate worldwide because of the iconic status that she created over three decades. Her fans deserve nothing less because she gave nothing less than her best.”
See the current tour schedule below, and get tickets here.
Earlier this year, the first posthumous single from Houston surfaced: “Higher Love” featuring Norwegian DJ/producer Kygo.
Whitney Houston Hologram 2020 Tour Dates:
02/23–03/09 – Mexico @ (TBA)
02/27 – Liverpool, UK @ M&S Bank Arena 2 Arena
02/28 – Manchester, UK @ Apollo
02/29 – Leeds, UK @ First Direct Arena
03/01 – Glasgow, UK @ SEC Armadillo
03/02 – Aberdeen, UK @ P&J Arena
03/03 – Dublin, IE @ Bord Gais Theatre
03/04 – Birmingham, UK @ Arena
03/05 – Bournemouth, UK @ Bournemouth International Centre
03/06 – Cardiff, UK @ Motorpoint Arena
03/07 – Brighton, UK @ Centre
03/09 – Nottingham, UK @ Royal Concert Hall
03/10 – London, UK @ Hammersmith Apollo
03/12 – Brussels, BE @ Bozar
03/13 – Amsterdam, NL @ AFAS Live
03/14 – Ghent, BE @ Capitole
03/19 – Zurich, CH @ Samsung Hall
03/20 – Berlin, DE @ Admirals Palast
03/22 – Vienna, AT @ Stadhalle F
03/23 – Bratislava, SL @ Inchebo Expo Arena
03/25 – Copenhagen, DK @ Forum Black Box
03/26 – Olso, NO @ Folketeatret
03/28 – Stockholm, SE @ Cirkus
03/30 – St. Petersburg, RU @ BKZ Oktyabrisky
03/31 – Moscow, RU @ Kremlin Concert Hall
04/02 – Kiev, UA @ Palace Ukraine
04/03 – Minsk, BY @ Palace of the Republic