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Justin Bieber set for Madison Square Garden

The Popcon concert came to Nassau Coliseum, in

The Popcon concert came to Nassau Coliseum, in Uniondale. A sold out crowd of mostly young teenage girls came to see, among others, the headline acts of Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez. This is the Justin Bieber performing. (February 20, 2010) (Credit: Photo by Bruce Gilbert)

    After proving he can handle headlining an arena at The Pop-Con at Nassau Coliseum last month, Justin Bieber has announced a summer arena tour starting at the XL Center in Hartford, Conn., on June 23. The “My World” tour stops at Madison Square Garden on Aug. 31.
    Though tickets don’t go on sale to the public until March 27, Bieber is using the tour as a way to re-launch his fanclub at, where members can get their hands on tickets starting Thursday. It’s part of the run-up to the sale of his repackaged debut, now called “My World 2.0,” with new songs including the hit “Baby” in stores Tuesday.

PHOTO: Justin Bieber at Nassau Coliseum by Bruce Gilbert for Newsday.

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