Seven-time Grammy-winning hip-hop Renaissance man, Kendrick Lamar, is set to embark on The DAMN. Tour this summer, announced today. Produced by Live Nation, The DAMN. Tour, featuring special guests Travis Scott and D.R.A.M., will see 17 cities beginning July 12 in Phoenix, including stops in Dallas, Philadelphia, Brooklyn, Washington, D.C., Boston, and Vancouver, culminating in a triumphant return to hometown Los Angeles on August 6. He will perform at Verizon Center on Friday, July 21st.
The DAMN. Tour follows a spectacular appearance at Coachella and the release of his critically acclaimed fourth studio album, DAMN. (Top Dawg Entertainment/Aftermath/Interscope Records), with a debut at #1 on the Billboard 200 – marking his third time at the top spot – selling north of 603,000 album units and having amassed over 340 million streams and features 14 tracks observing the complexities of today’s culture. Pitchfork cites “DAMN. is a widescreen masterpiece of rap, full of expensive beats, furious rhymes, and peerless storytelling about Kendrick’s destiny in America.” and Rolling Stone declares DAMN. a “dazzling display of showy rhyme skills, consciousness-raising political screeds, self-examination and bass-crazy-kicking…”
“American Express ® is excited to continue our partnership with Kendrick Lamar on the heels of his sensational album release, providing our Card Members with early access to his North American tour before the general public,” said Walter Frye, Vice President, Global Entertainment and Premier Events, American Express. “After two intimate Card Member experiences in Miami and New York last year we are excited to help bring the memorable experience of Kendrick’s live show to fans around the country.”
Ticket presale begins April 25th. American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Tuesday, April 25th at 10 a.m. local through Thursday, April 27th at 10 p.m. local.
Tickets go on sale to the general public starting Friday, April 28. For complete presale details and ticket information, please visit www.ticketmaster.com.