Earlier this week, Kendrick Lamar announced the introduction of what he dubbed “Kunta’s Groove Sessions“—a series of intimate tour dates in eight cities across the United States starting this fall. Lamar made the announcement via Instagram, without actually naming the cities where the shows would take place. Today, however, Top Dawg Entertainment has revealed half of the Kunta’s Groove Sessions tour dates, which also include Wesley Theory and Jay Rock. Lamar has also lined up some radio station festival shows in support of To Pimp a Butterfly. See the full list of dates below.
Kendrick Lamar tour dates:
10/20 Washington, DC – Kennedy Center
10/22 Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center
10/24 Columbus, OH – LC Pavilion
10/25 Chicago, IL – United Center
10/27 Atlanta, GA – The Tabernacle*
10/29 Dallas, TX – South Side Music Hall*
11/1 Washington, DC – Lincoln Theatre*
11/8 Los Angeles, CA – The Forum
11/10 Oakland, CA – Fox Theater*
* “Kunta’s Groove Sessions” with the Wesley Theory and Jay Rock
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