Midler's "Divine Intervention" tour kicks off on May 8 and 9 in Hollywood, FL at The Hard Rock Live and will visit 24 cities nationwide including a stop at STAPLES Center on May 28. The tour is produced by Live Nation and Larry Magid Entertainment Group.
"I can't believe it's been a decade since I toured across this great country—but so I've been told," said Midler. "I'm ready to bring some 'Divine Intervention' to all of my fans this summer. Even though I'm already exhausted just thinking about it... I can't wait to perform some of the favorites, as well as some of the new favorites from my most recent album, It's the Girls!. See you on the road!"
Midler will be accompanied on stage by a 14-piece band as well as backing vocals by the Harlette's and production design by renowned stage designer Michael Cotten. Midler's "Divine Intervention" tour will feature material from the singer's iconic career as well as songs from her critically acclaimed new album, "It's The Girls!" - a glorious tribute to girl groups through the ages. "It's The Girls!" features the swinging sounds of WWII-era Andrews Sisters, to 60's super-groups like the Supremes and the Shirelles, to 90's hit makers TLC. The album was released last November to rave reviews. The New York Times said "the spark of madcap mischief that has lit up Bette Midler's performances for more than four decades has hardly dimmed, as evidenced by "It's the Girls!," her bubbly first studio album in eight years and one of her best." USA Today called Midler's new album "thoroughly charming."