With spring on the horizon in a couple of weeks, also comes various tours and shows from your favorite artists that span into the summer months. If you’re not in a nearby city, consider it a good reason to go on a road trip for spring break! Here’s a current guide to a few upcoming tours and shows from some of your favorite R&B artists.
Fantasia and Angela Winbush
Off the heels of a pre-Super Bowl Gospel show and while prepping a sound that’s new for her called rock/soul, Fantasia will pair will veteran Angela Winbush in Michigan and Ohio for two appearances in mid-February. Get the info: Â http://www.stubpass.com/concerts/r-b-soul/fantasia-tickets/
Cool crooner KEM will do a short stint around the Midwest in mid-February with three dates, hitting Indianapolis, Chicago, and Louisville. Check it out: http://www.stubpass.com/concerts/r-b-soul/kem-tickets/
Uncle Charlie Wilson is taking his golden voice on the road with several dates. Some nights, he’ll be joined by special guests, one of those being Tyrese at Madison Square Garden on February 23rd. Should be a dope show! For tix info, click here: http://www.stubpass.com/concerts/r-b-soul/charlie-wilson-tickets/.
Another V-Day concert, Ryan Leslie will put it down at Irving Plaza in New York, NY.Â For tix, click here: http://www.stubpass.com/concerts/r-b-soul/ryan-leslie-tickets/
Ne-Yo and T.I.
These two seem like an unlikely ticket paring, but it’s for one night only on Valentine’s Day at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles. A little R&B love crooning for her, a little trap music for him.Â See here: http://www.stubpass.com/concerts/r-b-soul/ne-yo-tickets/
The Temptations and The Four Tops
Still going strong in 2013, The Temptations and The Four Tops have several dates that trek across the U.S. spanning from Feb. 7th in Red Bank, New Jersey back to the east coast on July 28th in Massachusetts.Â Check it: http://www.stubpass.com/concerts/r-b-soul/the-temptations-tickets/
Soulful singer-songwriter Lalah Hathaway has a few dates up her sleeve. She has a show on Valentine’s Day in Atlanta, a perfect date night concert for your boo. Two other dates follow in Los Angeles and Raleigh. Click here: http://www.stubpass.com/concerts/r-b-soul/lalah-hathaway-tickets/
Yes, Mr. Keith Sweat is still responsible for making women throw their panties on stage, and the “begging” one is setting out this spring, ready to catch the drawers.Â He has six dates lined up for February and April that span across the U.S. See here: http://www.stubpass.com/concerts/r-b-soul/keith-sweat-tickets/
Boyz II Men
This isn’t necessarily a tour, more so a nod to the fact that the members of Boyz II Men are the newest act to have a residency every weekend at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas starting March 1st. However, the soulful trio will venture out during the week for a few dates outside of Vegas to venues in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and New Jersey. To see the trio live, see here: http://www.stubpass.com/concerts/r-b-soul/boyz-ii-men-tickets/
Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin is still making her rounds on the tour circuit, wowing crowds with her iconic voice everywhere. Not an official titled tour, she’s doing six dates between March 2 at Niagra Falls, NY and June 29 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Click here to see if Ms. Franklin the legend is coming near you. http://www.stubpass.com/concerts/r-b-soul/aretha-franklin-tickets/
Lianne La Havas
Songstress Lianne La Havas is currently on the road across the pond on the UK, but she’ll be coming stateside soon to perform for U.S fans. Along with performing at ESSENCE’s Black Women in Music event during Grammy week, she’ll return a month later on March 17 in Dallas, TX to kick off a run of shows. Though the tour is untitled, she’ll hit major U.S, cities such as Portland, D.C., and Philly before capping it off in Atlanta on April 13. Tix and venue info: click here
Rihanna â Diamonds World Tour
Rihanna is one busy woman! To promote her 7th album in seven years Unapologetic, the Bajan singer is embarking on a world tour with rapper ASAP Rocky beginning on March 8th in Buffalo, New York and ending on July 2nd in Berlin, Germany. For tickets and more dates, click here
Alicia Keys and Miguel â Set Fire to the World Tour
What a treat to have these two artists on the same ticket! Both Alicia and Miguel will perform cuts from their latest projects, Girl on Fire and Kaleidoscope Dream. The tour kicks off on March 7th on in Seattle, WA and ends in Chicago on April 18th. Alicia will then continue on without Miguel on two dates in Switzerland in Paris. Click here for more info and tickets.