Beyonce's much anticipated Formation World Tour hits Dallas on May 9, 2016. Here's what you need to know before you go.

Beyonce's much anticipated Formation World Tour hits Dallas on May 9, 2016. Here's what you need to know before you go.

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OK ladies (and gentlemen), now let's get in formation. There are going to be tens of thousands of you waiting in lines on Interstate 30, outside of AT&T Stadium and inside the arena on Monday, May 9 for the Beyonce concert.

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There couldn't be a hotter concert in Dallas-Fort Worth this month. For more on what the hype is all about, read our music critic's latest essay on the queen of pop.

Here are some pointers to get ticketholders in and out of AT&T Stadium.

When to go

  • 4 p.m.: parking lots open
  • 5:30 p.m.: stadium entrances open
  • 7:30 p.m.: concert begins
  • 11 p.m.: concert ends
  • Midnight: stadium closes


Lots 1-13 cost $40 in advance, $45 day of. Lots 14 and 15 cost $30 in advance, $35 day of. RV and overnight parking is allowed with a parking lot ticket for $150. RV parking is open from 8 a.m. Sunday, May 8 through 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 10.


What not to bring

First rule: Follow the NFL rules when it comes to women's purses, which means bags must be see-through totes that are 12 inches by 6 inches by 12 inches or smaller, or small clutch purses that are about the size of your hand. Belongings can also be carried in via a one-gallon re-sealable storage bag.

Don't bring: coolers, food, drinks of any kind (including alcohol), weapons, laser pointers, noisemakers, briefcases, backpacks, fanny packs, cinch bags, seat cushions, luggage of any kind, computer bags, binocular or camera bags, video cameras, chairs or stools.

Need extra help? Call the AT&T Stadium hotline at 817.892.4161 or text 69050, type the word STAR followed by a space and then type your question.

The set list

Here's a peek at the setlist from Beyonce's concert at NRG Stadium in Houston on Saturday night, according to This doesn't necessarily mean the Arlington show will mirror Houston's:

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  1. Intro with samples of "No Angel" and "Formation"
  2. "Formation"
  3. "Sorry"
  4. "Kitty Kat" (a cappella)
  5. "Bow Down" 
  6. "Run the World (Girls)"
  7. "Superpower" interlude
  8. "Mine"
  9. "Baby Boy"
  10. "Hold Up"
  11. "Countdown"
  12. "Me, Myself and I"
  13. "Runnin' (Lose It All)"
  14. "All Night"
  15. "6 Inch / I Care / Ghost" interlude
  16. "Don't Hurt Yourself"
  17. "Ring The Alarm" 
  18. "Diva"
  19. "***Flawless" remix
  20. "Feeling Myself" (Nicki Minaj cover)
  21. "Yonce"
  22. "Drunk in Love"
  23. "Rocket"
  24. "Partitition"
  25. "Hip Hop Star / Freakum Dress" interlude
  26. "Daddy Lessons"
  27. "1+1"
  28. "Purple Rain" by Prince interlude
  29. "Crazy in Love"
  30. "Naughty Girl"
  31. "Party"
  32. "Blow"
  33. "Die with You / Blue" interlude
  34. "Freedom"
  35. "Survivor" -- Destiny's Child song
  36. "End of Time"
  37. "Halo"
  38. Outro of "Schoolin' Life" 

Find extended information about the Beyonce concert from AT&T Stadium.

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