Following an electrifying European stadium tour, multi-platinum recording artist Lenny Kravitz has announced dates for the Latin American leg of his Celebrate! world tour. Scheduled to kick off in Brazil at Porto Alegre March 15th, 2005, the tour will also hit São Paulo, Brasilia and Rio de Janeiro, with Kravitz performing high-octane versions of hit after hit from his decade-plus career.

Universally-renowned as music’s premiere rock musician, the Brazilian leg of Kravitz’s Celebrate! tour promises to be nothing short of spectacular. Said Kravitz, I’ve always wanted to tour Latin America. This is the first time I’ve had the opportunity to come and play in Argentina, Chile and Brazil. I’m really looking forward to playing these shows and connecting with my fans who have supported me throughout my career.”

Since its worldwide release in the spring of 2004, Lenny Kravitz’s 7th studio album “Baptism” has had incredible success throughout Latin America. The record was written, produced and arranged by Kravitz, who also performed all the instruments on the release, including bass, piano and drums, in addition to the guitar. The album features a string of chart-topping songs, including “Where Are We Runnin’,” and “Calling All Angels,” a recent top five single in Brazil. Kravitz recently performed the track solo at MTV’s 2004 Latin Music Video Awards, held earlier this year in Miami, Florida and it is also featured on the soundtrack of the top-rated Brazilian TV show Senhora do Destino.

Throughout his fifteen plus career, Lenny Kravitz has achieved tremendous critical acclaim and commercial success with a succession of top-selling album releases in Latin America. Kravitz’s Greatest Hits album, was certified triple platinum in Argentina and was also the country’s #1 selling album of the year in 2001. The album also went platinum in both Brazil and Mexico. In addition, the artist’s previous studio albums Lenny, 5, Mama Said, Circus and Are You Gonna Go My Way, have all either been certified platinum or gold in various countries in both Central and South America, as has his DVD release, Lenny Live, which recently reached gold status.

Lenny Kravitz is playing the following dates in Brazil:

  • Wednesday 15 March, Porto Alegre, Olimpico Stadium
  • Thursday 17 March, São Paulo, Estdio Paulo Machado de Carvalho (Pacaembu)
  • Saturday 19 March, Braslia, Mane Garrincha
  • Monday 21 March, Rio de Janeiro, Claro Hall

    Tickets for the São Paulo show can be purchased at the following Claro stores da Alameda Santos, Faria Lima, Morumbi Shopping, Shopping Center Norte or via phone (11) 3523-3838.

    For more information about other venues you can check the website: www.lennykravitz.com

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