Hip-Hop Powerhouse Top Dawg Entertainment Announces First Ever Full Label Tour With Kendrick Lamar, SZA, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock And More

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Top Dawg Entertainment announces “TDE: THE CHAMPIONSHIP TOUR” complete with the label’s all-star roster including
Kendrick Lamar, SZA, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul, SiR, Lance Skiiiwalker
and more to be announced. The North American tour, produced by Live Nation, will kick off May 4 in Vancouver, BC and make stops across Los Angeles, Dallas, Atlanta, New York and more, before wrapping June 16 in Pittsburgh, PA. Complete itinerary and details below.

Tickets go on sale to the general public starting Friday, January 26 at 12pm local time at Ticketmaster.com. American Express┬« Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public for select cities beginning Tuesday, January 23 at 10am local time through Thursday, January 25 at 12pm local time.*

Top Dawg Entertainment’s impressive roster of artists dominated hip-hop in 2017 from Kendrick Lamar’s release of the critically-acclaimed and seven time-GRAMMY nominated album “DAMN.” and subsequently massive “The DAMN. Tour” to SZA’s long-awaited debut album “Ctrl” earning five GRAMMY nominations. Both albums were also included in top rankings on several year-end lists in 2017 including The New York Times
, Rolling Stone,
USA Today
and more. The Los Angeles-based label shows no signs of slowing down in 2018 with the recent announcement that Kendrick Lamar and Top Dawg Entertainment CEO Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith will curate and produce Marvel Studios’ Black Panther soundtrack. The label is also releasing newcomer SiR’s debut album “November” today, following the release of his hit collaboration with label-mate ScHoolboy Q, “Something Foreign.”





Fri-May 04

Vancouver, BC*

Rogers Arena

Sat-May 05

Seattle, WA

White River Amphitheatre

Sun-May 06

Portland, OR

Sunlight Supply Amphitheater

Tue-May 08

Oakland, CA*

Oracle Arena

Thu-May 10

Los Angeles, CA*

The Forum

Sun-May 13

San Diego, CA

Mattress Firm Amphitheatre

Mon-May 14

Phoenix, AZ

Ak-Chin Pavilion

Tue-May 15

Albuquerque, NM

Isleta Amphitheater

Thu-May 17

Dallas, TX

Starplex Pavilion

Fri-May 18

Austin, TX

Austin360 Amphitheater

Sat-May 19

Houston, TX

The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion Presented by Huntsman

Tue-May 22

Tampa, FL

MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre

Wed-May 23

West Palm Beach, FL

Coral Sky Amphitheatre

Fri-May 25

Atlanta, GA

Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood

Sat-May 26

Raleigh, NC

Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek

Sun-May 27

Virginia Beach, VA

Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach

Tue-May 29

New York, NY*

Madison Square Garden

Wed-May 30

Wantagh, NY

Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater

Fri-Jun 01

Bristow, VA (DC)

Jiffy Lube Live

Sat-Jun 02

Hershey, PA

Hersheypark Stadium

Sun-Jun 03

Buffalo, NY

Darien Lake Performing Arts Center

Tue-Jun 05

Boston, MA

Xfinity Center

Thu-Jun 07

Hartford, CT


Fri-Jun 08

Philadelphia, PA

BB&T Pavilion

Sat-Jun 09

Saratoga Springs, NY

Saratoga Performing Arts Center

Tue-Jun 12

Toronto, ON

Budweiser Stage

Wed-Jun 13

Detroit, MI*

DTE Energy Music Theatre

Fri-Jun 15

Chicago, IL

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Sat-Jun 16

Pittsburgh, PA

KeyBank Pavilion

*American Express presale

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