Janet on stage : Discipline era (2007-2008)



Rock Witchu Tour

Start date September 10, 2008
End date November 1, 2008
Legs 1
No. of shows 17 in North America
17 played
Box office $13,975,514 (adjusted to 2019 dollars)

Set list
“The Pleasure Principle” / “Control” / “What Have You Done for Me Lately”
“You Want This”
“Miss You Much”
“Never Letchu Go”
“Come Back to Me” / “Let’s Wait Awhile” / “Again”
“So Excited”
“So Much Betta”
“Nasty” (contains elements of “Deep Cover”)
“All Nite (Don’t Stop)”
“Rock with U”
“Together Again”
“Young Love” / “Say You Do” / “Don’t Stand Another Chance”
“Doesn’t Really Matter”
“Love Will Never Do (Without You)” / “When I Think of You” / “All for You”
“Got ’til It’s Gone”
“Call on Me”
“That’s the Way Love Goes”
“I Get Lonely”
“Funny How Time Flies (When You’re Having Fun)” / “Any Time, Any Place”
“Black Cat”
“Rhythm Nation”

“Luv” (contains elements of “Lollipop”)


Leg 1 : North America

September 10, 2008 Vancouver Canada General Motors Place Hedspin
September 13, 2008 Oakland United States Oracle Arena
September 17, 2008 Los Angeles Staples Center
September 19, 2008 Las Vegas Mandalay Bay Events Center
September 20, 2008 San Diego San Diego Sports Arena
September 25, 2008 Rosemont Allstate Arena
September 28, 2008 Toronto Canada Air Canada Centre
October 15, 2008 Washington, D.C. United States Verizon Center
October 17, 2008 East Rutherford Izod Center
October 19, 2008 Atlanta Philips Arena
October 21, 2008 Houston Toyota Center
October 22, 2008 Dallas American Airlines Center
October 24, 2008 Kansas City Sprint Center
October 26, 2008 Tulsa BOK Center
October 28, 2008 Auburn Hills The Palace of Auburn Hills
November 1, 2008 New York City Madison Square Garden

Show Director: Janet Jackson & Gil Duldulao
Promoter: Leonard Rowe
Creative Director and Choreographer: Gil Duldulao
Assistant to Creative Director & Choreographer: Stephani KammerBand: Adam Blackstone (Musical Director/Bass), Dave Navarro (Guitars), Lil’ John Roberts (Drums), Daniel Jones (Keyboards), Jae Deal (programming, orchestration)[28]Costumes: Donatella Versace
Lighting and Set Design: Vince Foster [29][30]
FOH Sound Engineer: Jon Lemon [31][32]
Pyrotechnics Design: Lorenzo Cornacchia (Vice President of Pyrotek Special Effects)[33]
Gil Duldulao (Choreographer), Jillian Meyers, Laurel Thompson, Nick Bass, Ed Moore, Teddy Forance, Cassidy Noblett, Victor Rojas, Whyley Yoshimura, Anthony Garza (Swing Dancer)


October 3, 2007 : Janet is a guest on the Oprah Winfrey Show promoting WDIGM with Tyler Perry & Jill Scott.

October 4, 2007 : Janet gives a press conference in Beverly Hills.

At night she attends the Los Angeles premiere of “Why Did I Get Married?”  at the Cinerama Dome  in Hollywood with L.A Reid, Tito & Jermaine Jackson.

October 5, 2007 : New interviews of Janet promoting WDIGM on ET, Extra & The Insider.

October 9, 2007 : Janet  & JD attend the New York premiere of “Why Did I Get Married?” and later they go to the “We Own The Night” after-party at The Bowery Hotel.

New interview of Janet on BET Movie Special about WDIGM.

October 11, 2007 : Janet & Tyler Perry give live interviews on Good Morning America & Good Day Sacramento.

Later they tape an appearance on 106 & Park with Jill Scott.

October 12, 2007 : Janet gives 2 radio interviews on the Gayle King Show & on the Tom Joyner Morning Show.

Janet is a guest on Live with Regis & Kelly.

Janet’s appearance on 106 & Park is aired on BET

October 15, 2007 : Janet  tapes an interview on the Ellen DeGeneres Show.

October 17, 2007 : Janet’s appearance on the Ellen DeGeneres Show is aired.

October 22, 2007 : Janet attends the 11th Annual Hollywood Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. She presents the award for Hollywood Ensemble Acting of the Year to the cast of “Hairspray.”

February 8, 2008 : Janet & JD attend the So So Def/Island Records Annual Pre-Grammy Party held at Central Nightclub in Hollywood, California.

February 9, 2008 : Janet & JD attend the Clive Davis Annual Pre-Grammy Party held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

February 10, 2008 : Janet & JD attend Entertainment Weekly Island Def Jam Grammy After Party in honor to Antonio “L.A”  Reid in Los Angeles.

February 13, 2008 : Janet gives interviews to MTV News, CNN and Access Hollywwod.

February 14, 2008 : Janet & JD attend the NAACP Image Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in  Los Angeles  where Janet wins the award for Outstanding Supporting Actress for her role in “Why Did I Get Married?”. She also presents the special “Hall Of Fame” award to Stevie Wonder.

February 25, 2008 :  Janet is  named MTV’s artist of the week and she appears in a  group of 9 skits for MTV’s 52 Bands/52 Weeks series directed by Joel Schumacher and featuring Janet with the Kids.

In NYC, Janet tapes an interview on the Tyra Banks Show and makes an apperance on BET 1O6 & Park.

February 26, 2008 : DISCIPLINE DAY IN NYC :

-7AM: GOOD MORNING AMERICA – Janet performs “Feedback”, “That’s The Way Love Goes” & “Rock With U” at the Nokia Theatre (44th Street – West of 7th Avenue)

-3PM: MTV TRL – Janet performs “Feedback” live on 1515 Broadway

-6PM: BEST BUY – IN STORE SIGNING 529 5th Avenue

February 28, 2008 :  DISCILPINE DAY IN L.A :


-ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW : Janet tapes a performance of “Feedback” & “That’s The Way Love Goes” in Burbank.

Janet gives an interview on the Larry King Show on CNN.

February 29, 2008 : The Ellen Degeneres Show with Janet is aired.

March 4, 2008 :The Tyra Banks Show with Janet is aired.

Janet is a guest on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live.

March 29, 2008 : Janet and actor Josh Peck present the award for Favorite Movie actress to Jessica Alba at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards in Los Angeles.

April 26, 2008 : Ellen DeGeneres presents Janet the Vanguard Award from GLAAD at the 19th Annual Media Awards at Hollywood’s Kodak Theatre.

May 5, 2008 : Janet & JD attend the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala in New York City which celebrates the opening of “Superheros: Fashion and Fantasy.

May 8, 2008 : Janet performs “Rhythm Nation” & “Luv” at the United America Concert at the Del Mar Beach in Camp Pendleton for 50,000 Marines, sailors and their families.

May 15, 2008 : Janet tapes a performance of “Rhythm Nation” & “Luv” for the Ellen DeGeneres show.

May 19, 2008 : On today’s episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Janet announces that she will be kicking off the Rock Witchu Tour on September 10 and she asks the fans to help pick the songs they’d like to see her perform on the tour by calling (323) 622-8139 with their suggestions.

June 2, 2008 : In NYC, Janet tapes an episode on MTV’s TRL and then an episode of BET’s 106 & Park. She also gives an interview to Entertainment Tonight.

At night, she presents the Humanitarian Award to Pauletta and Denzel Washington at the 2008 Apollo Theater Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

June 3, 2008 : Janet makes a surprise appearance this morning on  The View which airs live on ABC and she surprises host Serri Shepherd with free tickets to her upcoming tour.

Janet’s episode of 106 & Park is aired on BET.

June 4, 2008 : Janet’s episode on TRL is aired on MTV.

June 5, 2008 : Janet’s interview in Entertainment Tonight is aired on CBS

In a teleconference with a select group of blogger, Janet reveals that IDJ has stopped the promotion for “Discipline” and there won’t be a new single.

June 14, 2008 : The episode of Nickelodeon’s Dance on Sunset which Janet filmed last month is aired on Nickelodeon.

The Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes Foundation presents the 2008 Lisa Lopes Humanitarian Award to Janet during the 13th Annual Hot 107.9 FM Birthday Bash at Phillips Stadium in Atlanta, GA.

Janet accepts it via video, which is played during the award presentation.

September 5, 2008 : Janet & JD attend the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards-TAG Records Party in Hollywood, California.

October 9, 2008 : The Tyra Banks Show goes behind the scene at Janet’s concert in Las Vegas.

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