Farewell Farewell Tour Announcement: Cyndi Lauper Retires From the Road After 23-City Arena Tour

Los Angeles, CA – Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Cyndi Lauper surprised fans by announcing her retirement from touring. Lauper, well-known for hits like “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun,” revealed plans for a farewell tour that will span 23 cities across North America this fall. Although the reasons behind her decision to retire from the road remain undisclosed, Lauper is expected to share more during the promotion of her upcoming documentary, “Let the Canary Sing,” set to premiere on Paramount+.

Titled “The Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Farewell Tour,” this final journey marks Lauper’s first major road trip in over a decade. The tour is scheduled to kick off on October 18 in Montreal and conclude on December 5 at the United Center in Chicago. Along the way, Lauper will grace iconic venues such as Madison Square Garden in New York, Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, and the Chase Center in San Francisco.

Fans eager to catch Lauper live one last time can purchase tickets during an artist presale starting Tuesday, followed by other presales before the general on-sale on Friday. The opening acts for the tour are yet to be announced, adding to the anticipation surrounding the farewell performances.

Directed by Alison Ellwood, “Let the Canary Sing” made its debut at Tribeca last year and will soon be available for viewing on Paramount+ in the U.S. and Canada. In conjunction with the documentary release, Lauper is set to participate in a handprint ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood before attending a local premiere of the film and engaging in a Q&A session. Additionally, she is scheduled to appear on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” to discuss the documentary and her farewell tour.

As Lauper bids farewell to touring, fans are gearing up to celebrate her illustrious career and timeless music during this final chapter.