TICKETS AVAILABLE STARTING APRIL 26 WITH ARTIST PRESALE
GENERAL ON-SALE BEGINS APRIL 28 AT 10AM LOCAL TIME
Gearing up for one of the summer’s hottest Afrobeats events, American-born Nigerian singer, songwriter, and producer Davido returns to the road in North America on the much-anticipated “TIMELESS TOUR” produced by Live Nation Urban (excluding DC, produced by Duke Concept).
Taking over the U.S. this summer, the two-week run launches on July 1 in Washington, D.C. at the Capital One Arena, rolls through arenas in Houston and Chicago, and concludes on July 15 in Toronto, Canada at the Budweiser Stage. This tour finds him in arenas everywhere, making for his biggest North American jaunt yet. Not to mention, he’ll be pulling out all the stops with production and the set in support of his acclaimed 2023 album, Timeless.
A special artist presale goes live on April 26 at 10am local time through April 28 at 9am local time. Promoter presales follow on April 27 at 10am local time through April 28 at 9am local time. General on-sale commences on April 28 at 10am local time. Tickets will be available HERE. See below for the full confirmed itinerary.
Be on the lookout for more from Davido in 2023.
DAVIDO SUMMER 2023 TOUR DATES
Saturday, July 1 / WASHINGTON DC / CAPITAL ONE ARENA*
Friday, July 7 / HOUSTON TX / TOYOTA CENTER
Saturday, July 8 / CHICAGO IL / CREDIT UNION 1 ARENA
Thursday, July 13 / BOSTON MA / MGM MUSIC HALL AT FENWAY
Saturday, July 15 / TORONTO CAN / BUDWEISER STAGE
*Produced by Duke Concept.
Davido (born David Adedeji Adeleke) has cemented his position as a global force within music. The American born, Nigerian raised Afrobeats icon Davido’s has amassed over 2 billion streams and over 1 billion video views across his 11-year career. The most followed Afrobeats artist across social media, Davido has been a forerunner in connecting the world to Afrobeats and vice versa. Breaking records in 2019 with hit singles “If”, “Fall”, “FIA”, the tracks marked the beginning of the adoption of Afrobeats Stateside, and saw the artist pick up awards and nominations accordingly.
In 2023, Davido released his fourth studio album, Timeless, continuing to break global records for an African artist, streaming over +133M in its first week. The Nigerian superstar’s “Timeless” had the most first-day streams ever for an African album on Apple Music. Timeless became Davido’s highest charting project debuting at #2 on Billboards World Music chart and immediately produced three top charting singles from the project; the + 23M tik tok smash, ‘Unavailable’ which debuted at #8 on Billboard’s Afrobeats chart and ‘Over Dem’ which debuted at #10 and following closely behind ‘Feel’ at #11.
In 2022 global superstar Davido was handpicked by FIFA to lead their 2022 World Cup Soundtrack “Hayya Hayya (Better Together)”. Career milestones have also included two sold out shows at London’s O2 Arena, headlining AfroNation around the globe and closing the 2022 World Cup with a performance seen by over 250 million viewers. His third studio album, 2020’s A Better Time, the critically acclaimed follow up to his 1.2 billion streaming 2019 release A Good Time.
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ABOUT DUKE CONCEPT
Duke Concept is a renowned entertainment company based in the USA, providing exceptional event production, promotion, and execution services across North America and the Caribbean.
Founded in 2013, Duke Concept has emerged as a leader in the Afrobeat concerts, Touring and Live event space over the years. With its commitment to delivering unparalleled value and experiences to its clients, Duke Concept continues to set new standards in the entertainment industry. Other Services include; artist development, management, and brand consulting services.
Live Nation Urban Media Contacts:
Carleen Donovan / The Oriel Co.
Nina Lee / The Oriel Co.
Davido Media Contact:
Bill Wackermann / Wackermann & Partners