Kendrick Lamar announces first world tour, including UK and Europe dates

K-Dot has plotted a substantial world tour throughout Summer 2013. 

The global jaunt will run from May through August, and includes dates across the US, Europe and Japan. A string of UK appearances are promised, with dates booked in Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds. Festival dates at Wireless, T in The Park and V Festival are also included. See below for the long, long list. [via Complex]

Lamar’s debut tape Hub City Threat, Minor of The Year, released when he was 16, recently hit the web; click here to listen. He’s also joined forces with Miguel on the ‘Too Many Drinks’ (Remix).


May 5–West Palm Beach, Florida: Sunfest
May 11–Columbia, Maryland: Sweetlife Festival
May 17–La Jolla, California: Sungod Festival
May 18–Gulf Shores, Alabama: Hangout Music Festival
May 22–Las Vegas, Nevada: The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
May 23–Magna, Utah: The Great Saltair
May 29–Portland, ME: The Waterfront at Ocean Gateway
May 30–Albany, NY: Washington Avenue Armory
June 1–Essex Junction, VT: Champion Valley Exposition
June 3–Ice Garden: Belle Vernon, PA
June 4–Cleveland, OH: Jacob’s Pavilion at Nautica Park
June 5–Detroit, Michigan: Chene Park
June 6–Indianapolis, Indiana: The Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park
June 8–New York, NY: Governor’s Ball
June 10–Baton Rouge, LA: Baton Rouge River Center
June 11–Houston, Texas: Reliant Center
June 12–Grand Prairie, Texas: Verizon Theatre
June 13–New Fraunfels, Texas: WhiteWater Amphitheatre
June 16–Manchester, TN: Bonnaroo
June 19–Saint Augustine, Floria: St. Augustine Amphitheatre
June 20–Atlanta, Georgia: The Tabernacle
June 21–Simpsonville, South Carolina: Charter Amphitheatre
June 22–Dover, DE: Firefly Music Festival
June 23–Raleigh, North Carolina: Red Hat Amphitheatre
June 26–Mesa, Arizona: Mesa Amphitheatre
June 28–San Diego, California: Del Mar Fair
July 3–Gdynia, PL: Heineken Open’er Festival
July 4–Roskilde, Denmark: Roskilde Festival
July 5–Zürich, Switzerland: Touch the Lake Festival
July 6–Haachtsesteenwg, BE: Rock Werchter Festival
July 7–Arras, FR: Main Square Festival
July 8–Birmingham, UK: 02 Academy Birmingham
July 9–Manchester, UK: 02 Apollo Manchester
July 10–Leeds, UK: 02 Academy Leeds
July 11–Gräfenhainichen, DE: Splash Festival
July 12–Kinross-shire, UK: T in the Park Festival
July 13–London, UK: Wireless Festival Hyde Park
July 14–Rotterdam, Netherlands: North Sea Jazz Festival
July 17–Lausanne, Switzerland: Montreaux Jazz Festival
July 18–Molde, NO: Molde Jazz Festival
July 19–Tønsberg, Norway: Slottsfjellet, Tønsberg
July 20–Pori, Finland: Pori Jazz Festival
July 27–Yuzawa-machi Minamiuonuma-gun, Niigata, Japan: FUJI Rock 2013
August 2–Toronto, Ontario: Sound Academy
August 3–Chicago, Illinois: Lollapalooza
August 4–Montreal, Quebec: Osheaga Music Festival
August 8–Oslo, Norway: Oya Festival
August 9–Helsinki, Finland: Flow Festival
August 10–Gothenburg, SE: Way Out West
August 15–Hasselt, BE: Pukkelpop Festival
August 16–Biddinghuizen, NL: Lowlands Festival
August 17–Chelmsford, UK: V Festival
August 18–South Staffordshire, UK: V Festival
August 20–Glasgow, UK: Bellahouston Park
August 22–Saint-Denis, Ile-De-France, France: Stade de France
August 23–Paris, France: Rock En Seine Festival
August 24–Hradec Králové, CZ: Hip Hop Kemp Festival



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