Ledisi and Kirk Franklin to Co-Headline “The Rebel, The Soul & The Saint Tour”

By |2017-08-25T16:11:02+00:00August 25th, 2017|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: , |3 Comments

Soul/R&B Ledisi and Gospel superstar Kirk Franklin have joined forces for the co-headline “The Rebel, The Soul & The Saint Tour.” The 27-city trek will kick off on October 25 in Oakland, CA at Paramount Theatre and wrap on December 2 in Richmond, VA at The Altria Theatre. The tour will make stops in major cities across the country including New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Sacramento, Chicago, Houston, Nashville and more.

“This tour is non-traditional on purpose. The goal is to not alienate anyone, bringing all people together and to perform music that inspires and reflect the human experience” Ledisi says in a statement. “This is an event for Music as a whole. That is why it is called ‘The Rebel, The Soul, and The Saint.'”

She continued: “How awesome will it be to see all these wonderful people on stage, fearlessly expressing life, spirit, and LOVE through music. I am looking forward to this tour with the great Kirk Franklin.”

Kirk Franklin adds, “In this climate, the world definitely needs to be reminded of the power of love. From God’s heart to the human touch, Ledisi and I are excited to bring the power of love to the people!”

R&B/Soul artist and Maroon 5 band member PJ Morton will open the tour.

Both Ledisi and Kirk Franklin will be performing various fan favorites as well as songs from their latest albums: Kirk’s current album, Losing My Religion, and Ledisi’s upcoming album, Let Love Rule, due September 22.

VIP presale tickets are available on Monday, August 28 (premium seating, meet & greet, exclusive merchandise) with general public ticketing starting on Tuesday, August 29 in most cities. For tickets, fans can log onto to the websites for both Kirk Franklin (Click Here) and Ledisi (Click Here) for more information.

“The Rebel, The Soul & The Saint Tour” Dates:

10/25/2017 Oakland CA Paramount Theatre
10/27/2017 Sacramento CA Sacramento Community Theatre
10/28/2017 Los Angeles CA Microsoft Theatre
10/29/2017 Phoenix AZ Comerica Theatre
11/1/2017 St Louis MO Peabody Opera House**
11/2/2017 Northfield OH Hard Rock Casino**
11/4/2017 Minneapolis MN State Theatre**
11/7/2017 Pittsburgh PA Byham Theatre
11/8/2017 Chicago IL Chicago Theatre
11/9/2017 Milwaukee WI Pabst Theater
11/10/2017 Detroit MI Fox Theatre
11/11/2017 Indianapolis IN Murat Theatre**
11/12/2017 Nashville TN Schermerhorn Symphony Center
11/15/2017 Houston TX Revention Music Center
11/16/2017 Jackson MS Thalia Mara Hall
11/17/2017 Birmingham AL Historic Boutwell Auditorium
11/18/2017 Louisville KY Palace Theatre**
11/19/2017 Atlanta GA Cobb Energy Center**
11/21/2017 Charlotte NC Ovens Auditorium**
11/22/2017 Baltimore MD The Modell Lyric
11/24/2017 Upper Darby PA Tower Theatre
11/25/2017 Washington DC DAR Constitution Hall
11/26/2017 Newark NJ NJPAC
11/28/2017 Brooklyn NY Kings Theatre
11/29/2017 Westbury NY Theatre at Westbury
12/1/2017 Norfolk VA Constant Convocation Center
12/2/2017 Richmond VA Altria Theatre


  1. playnice October 29, 2017 at 12:33 pm - Reply

    Excellent show..saw it in LA. Go if you have a chance. Ledisi’s voice coupled with Kirk’s energy is phenomenal.

  2. Tamela Buckner November 1, 2017 at 8:42 am - Reply

    Wondering if they need an opening act for their up coming Indianapolis show.

  3. Ms.G November 18, 2017 at 6:30 pm - Reply

    Personally I am sick and tired of these so-called gospel singers mixing and secular music with gospel music this is sickening people I warn you that if the music is a Ministry to your spirit and it does not Encompass you with the Holy Spirit I would advise you not to listen to this type of music because the devil was in charge of the music Ministry in heaven just be mindful of the time that we we are in and just be mindful of the devil and his tactics Lord have mercy on Kirk Franklin I can’t listen to the man myself and I don’t. When I first heard Kirk Franklin I thought well this is good because the young kids aren’t going to listen to Shirley Caesar are Mahalia Jackson but when I seen that this has turned into a money-making scheme I know it was time for me to give this stuff up. All have to be accountable for our Deeds let not the devil trick us to listen to music that is not real gospel just for the money and they’re selling their souls to the devil how much money is enough that is ridiculous it’s all bombination

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