02/08/12

Seun Kuti and Egypt 80 Plans Major U.S. Tour

African band plans club, theater and festival dates

Seun Kuti and Egypt 80 will embark this spring on a lengthy U.S. tour, taking in 30-plus dates across the breadth and width of the U.S., with shows in the clubs, theaters, performing arts centers and the spring's biggest festivals: SXSW, Coachella, New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Fest, Houston IFest, International Festival of Louisiana, Lake Eden Arts Festival and many more. Kuti, who released his latest album From Africa With Fury: Rise, last year, is the son of the late Afrobeat founder Fela Kuti.

Tour Dates

3/15 SXSW — Austin, TX
3/16 Neumo's — Seattle, WA
3/17 Mt. Tabor Theater — Portland, OR
3/18 W.O.W. Hall — Eugene, OR
3/21 Center for the Arts — Grass Valley, CA
3/23 Moe's — Santa Cruz, CA
3/24 Mateel Cultural Center — Redway, CA
3/28 Belly Up — Aspen, CO
3/29 Boulder Theater — Boulder, CO
3/30 Granada Theater — Lawrence, KS
3/31 Englert Theater — Iowa City, IA
4/1 House of Blues — Chicago, IL
4/4 Variety — Atlanta, GA
4/5 Duke Performances — Durham, NC
4/6 Soundstage — Baltimore, MD
4/7 Club Helsinki — Hudson, NY
4/8 Highline Ballroom — New York, NY
4/12 UW Madison — Madison, WI
4/13 Rhythm Foundation — Miami, FL
4/14 The Cedar — Minneapolis, MN
4/15 Coachella — Indio, CA
4/16 Campbell Hall — Santa Barbara, CA
4/18 UC San Diego — San Diego, CA
4/19 Zellerbach Hall — Berkeley, CA
4/20 UCLA Royce Hall — Los Angeles, CA
4/22 Coachella — Indio, CA
4/24 KTAOS Solar Center — Taos, NM
4/25 Albuquerque Museum Amphitheater — Albuquerque, NM
4/27 New Orleans Jazz Festival — New Orleans, LA
4/29 Houston International Festival — Houston, TX
5/2 House of Blues — New Orleans, LA
5/13 Lake Eden Arts Festival — Black Mountain, NC

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