Katy Perry to perform at Bridgestone Arena


GRAMMY Award-nominated Katy Perry will perform at Bridgestone Arena on Friday, Aug. 19, her first concert in the downtown Nashville venue.

Tickets go on sale Friday, Feb. 12 via Ticketmaster or the Bridgestone Arena box office. Prices range from $40-$47.50.

Perry’s second album, Teenage Dream, has sold 5 million copies worldwide since its August 2010 release. The first three singles—"California Gurls," "Teenage Dream" and "Firework"—all ascended to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. "California Gurls" was recently recognized as the biggest selling single of 2010.

Perry’s last performance in Nashville was a headlining concert at Cannery Ballroom in April 2009. Further event details including showtime will be announced at a later date.