Stevie declared the extension and last run of dates for his ‘ ‘Songs in The Key Of Life Performance’ tour because of popular demand! He brought the widely praised performance, which is a live adaptation of the famous Songs in the Key of Life collection, to 20 North American urban areas which started on September 30 in Montreal, QC.
Produced by Wonder Productions and Live Nation and promoted by Live Nation, the tour proceeded to urban areas, for example, Washington, DC, Philadelphia, St. Louis, Toronto, Chicago, Detroit and Kansas City before closing in New York City at Madison Square Garden on November 24.
Citi card members had access to pre-sales tickets which started Tuesday, August 18 through Citi’s Private Pass Program in select urban areas. These 20 dates followed the tour’s underlying expanded run of dates in March 2015.
Those dates were included because of high demand from the tour’s underlying altercation the pre-winter of 2014. While getting back to numerous urban areas, tons of fans got the opportunity to see the show for the first time in their area.
This one denoted the last performance in a live tour setting in the U.S. The last show at Madison Square Garden brought the tour full circle as Stevie Wonder ended the tour at the same venue it started on November 6, 2014.
After the show, Rolling Stone proclaimed that:
Rolling Stone declared that:
“the show is possibly 2014’s greatest testament to the limitless potential of American music itself,”
Billboard also expressed that:
“the music still resonates” and that Wonder provides an “electrifying concert… and had the audience roaring and standing on its feet.”