K'Naan announce Tour Dates
Globally celebrated hip-hop MC K’NAAN has announced dates for his upcoming headlining tour, which kicks off this fall in Philadelphia, PA at the Theatre of the Living Arts on October 8th.
This tour comes hot on the heels of the global success of his single “Wavin’ Flag,” which he performed at a series of triumphant concert events in Johannesburg at the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, including a set at the Kick-Off Celebration Concert on ABC as one of Coca-Cola’s selects for their FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour.
Release date: 02/24/10
Single: Wavin’ Flag
Buy at: Amazon
Declared the “People’s Anthem” with its message of hope and solidarity, the single has reached #1 in over 15 countries, including Billboard’s European Hot 100 Singles chart, the track also leapt to the summit over Shakira’s official World Cup theme marking K’NAAN’s first European chart #1. K’NAAN recently performed the song live on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” on August 4th.
Confirmed tour dates are as follows:
Fri October 8th Philadelphia, PA Theatre of the Living Arts (TLA)
Sat October 9th New York, NY Webster Hall
Sun October 10th Washington, DC 9:30 Club
Tue October 12th Towson, MD Recher Theatre
Wed October 13th Boston, MA House of Blues
Fri October 15th Chicago, IL Park West
Sat October 16th Minneapolis, MN First Avenue
Tue October 19th Boulder, CO Fox Theatre
Wed October 20th Aspen, CO Belly Up Aspen
Sun October 24th Solana Beach, CA Belly Up Tavern
Tue October 26th Anaheim, CA House of Blues
Thu October 28th San Francisco, CA The Fillmore
Fri October 29th Portland, OR Wonder Ballroom
Sat October 30th Seattle, WA Showbox Sodo
The celebrated artist continues to extend the success of his critically acclaimed sophomore album Troubadour, which has been honored with “Artist of the Year” and “Songwriter of the Year,” from Canada’s Juno Awards. Most recently, K'NAAN received a nod for BET's "Best International Act" and is now nominated for the 2010 Teen Choice Awards for "Choice Music: Rap/Hip-Hop Track” for "Wavin' Flag." His success has transferred to international recognition as he has become one of the most beloved hip-hop stars promoting his powerful message of hope and unity during a time of turmoil.
"Troubadour" by Knaan - release date: 02/24/10..