Adele to Play First Dallas Concerts in Over 7 Years in 2016

If Adele saved your Thanksgiving this year, then take heart: You can expect her to do the same thing right around the same time next year. This time, though, we're not talking about another record. No, in November 2016 the current best-selling artist in the world is going to be visiting Dallas for a show (a pair of them, actually) at American Airlines Center as part of her new North American tour that was announced this morning.

OK, so Adele's shows, scheduled for November 1 and 2, 2016, are actually closer to Halloween than they are to Thanksgiving, but we've kinda had Saturday Night Live on the brain lately. So bear with us. Either way, you can expect these tickets to sell out before you've even had a chance to see a captcha on the Ticketmaster website, given that 25, the long-awaited follow-up to seven-time Grammy winner 21, sold a staggering (and record-breaking) 3 million copies the first week of its release. 

Just about the only record she doesn't appear to be going for is Garth Brooks' run of seven shows at the AAC. Oh well. Two is still pretty good. And at this point, Dallas fans will probably be happy with any Adele appearance they can get: The British star hasn't played a show here since all the way back in 2009. By the time she makes it to town next November, she'll be scratching more than a seven-year itch.

Tickets, should you be lucky enough to get any, go on sale this Thursday, December 17, at 10 a.m. over at In the meantime, here's the full list of shows from her North American tour, which kicks off next summer in St. Paul, Minnesota:

07/05-06 St Paul, MN - Xcel Energy Center
07/10-11 Chicago, IL - United Center
07/13 Chicago, IL - United Center
07/16-17 Denver, CO - Pepsi Center
07/20-21 Vancouver, British Columbia - Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
07/25-26 Seattle, WA - KeyArena
07/30-31 San Jose, CA - SAP Center at San Jose
08/02 Oakland, CA - Oracle Arena
08/05-06 Los Angeles, CA - Staples Center
08/09-10 Los Angeles, CA - Staples Center
08/12-13 Los Angeles, CA - Staples Center
08/16-17 Phoenix, AZ - Talking Stick Resort Arena
09/06-07 Auburn Hills, MI - The Palace of Auburn Hills
09/09-10 Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center
09/14-15 Boston, MA - TD Garden
09/19-20 New York, NY - Madison Square Garden
09/22-23 New York, NY - Madison Square Garden
09/25-26 New York, NY - Madison Square Garden
09/30 Montreal, Quebec - Bell Centre
10/01 Montreal, Quebec - Bell Centre
10/03-04 Toronto, Ontario - Air Canada Centre
10/06-07 Toronto, Ontario - Air Canada Centre
10/10-11 Washington, DC - Verizon Center
10/15-16 Nashville, TN - Bridgestone Arena
10/25-26 Miami, FL - AmericanAirlines Arena
10/28-29 Atlanta, GA - Philips Arena
11/01-02 Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center
11/04-05 Austin, TX - Frank Erwin Center
11/08-09 Houston, TX - Toyota Center
11/14-15 Mexico City, Mexico - Palacio de los Deportes
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Jeff Gage
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