Confirmed: “Jersey Shore” star DJ Pauly D is an opening act on Britney Spears’ Femme Fatale tour.
MTV News reports that the Garden State Gorilla Pauly D will open for the singer on six of her August tour dates.
Pauly begins his leg August 17 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, before wrapping on August 25 in Charlotte, South Carolina. “I am so excited to be performing on the Britney Spears Femme Fatale tour,” he said in a statement. “Britney is one of my favorite performers and certainly one of this generation’s most influential artists. It’s an amazing platform to connect with my fans around the country.”
Spears has inked Jessie and the Toy Boys, Nervo and Nicki Minaj for the tour too.
Pauly D spoke to MTV News about her influence on pop music.
“What it means to DJ a concert like a Britney Spears concert or something like that, it’s an association with monsters like Britney Spears and it just legitimizes your career,” he explained at the Palms Hotel and Casino, where Spears electrified the stage just days before she dropped her album. “And it’s just fun being onstage with Britney Spears performing like she’s performing. I love it. I couldn’t ask for more.”
DJ Pauly D will join Britney Spears’ Femme Fatale tour on the following dates:
»August 17 – Grand Rapids, MI @ Van Andel Arena
»August 19 – Pittsburgh, PA @ CONSOL Energy Center
»August 20 – Columbus, OH @ Nationwide Arena
»August 22 – Indianapolis, IN @ Conseco Fieldhouse
»August 24 – Raleigh, NC @ RBC Center
»August 25 – Charlotte, SC @ Time Warner Cable Center