Ledisi is heading back on the road, and this time she is making it a Black Girl Magic affair.
The Twelve-time Grammy nominee and R&B veteran have announced the ‘Let Love Rule Tour’ with songstresses Melanie Fiona and Tweet. The 17-city trek kicks off on May 24 in Raleigh, NC and will make stops in major cities like Atlanta, Washington, DC, Boston, and Nashville before culminating on June 17 in Dallas, TX, at the Majestic Theatre.
The tour supports Ledisi’s Grammy-nominated album ‘Let Love Rule,’ which received nominations in the “Best R&B Album,” “Best R&B Performance,” and “Best Traditional R&B Performance” categories at this year’s ceremony. She will also perform classics from her extensive catalog.
“Finally get to sing these songs live!!!” a joyful Ledisi wrote on Instagram.
VIP presale tickets are available on Wednesday, Feb 28 (premium seating, meet & greet, exclusive merchandise) with general public ticketing starting on Friday, March 2. All tickets can be purchased via www.ledisi.com.
Melanie Fiona recently wrapped a 4-date East Coast run dubbed Issa ‘Winter Run;’ she is setting the stage for her upcoming album Next Train, headed by the single ‘Remember U.‘ Tweet, who has been doing one-off dates, released her last album, Charlene, in 2016.
Before setting out on her new tour, Ledisi will appear at the Apollo Theater for a special one night only concert celebrating artist, activist and Apollo legend Nina Simone with Nina and Me: Ledisi Celebrates Nina Simone Live at the Apollo on March 9. The evening will feature Ledisi performing the timeless music of Nina Simone alongside some of her own, chart-topping hits. Tickets for Nina and Me are available at the Apollo Theater Box Office: (212) 531-5305, 253 West 125th Street, and Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.
LET LOVE RULE TOUR DATES:
May 24 Raleigh, NC Ritz
May 25 Charlotte, NC The Fillmore
May 26 Atlanta, GA ATL Soul Life Music Festival*
May 27 Orlando, FL House of Blues**
May 29 Greensboro, NC Cone Denim Center
May 30 Greenville, SC Peace Center PAC
June 1 Washington, DC Capital Jazz Festival*
June 2 Atlantic City, NJ Borgata Resort & Spa
June 3 Montclair, NJ Wellmont Theatre
June 4 Boston, MA Wilbur Theatre
June 6 Cincinnati, OH Taft Theatre
June 7 Detroit, MI MotorCity Casino
June 8 Cleveland, OH House of Blues
June 9 Hammond, IN Venue @ Horseshoe Casino
June 10 Kansas City, MO Uptown Theatre
June 13 Nashville, TN Schermerhorn Symphony Center
June 14 Memphis, TN Minglewood Hall
June 15 Houston, TX House of Blues
June 17 Dallas, TX Majestic Theatre
* Festival appearance
**Tweet will not be appearing