Killer Mike and El-P’s upcoming Run The Jewels album will be titled, RTJ2 and is slated to drop on October 28th via Mass Appeal. Today, the duo have shared further specifics regarding the project, including the official artwork and tracklist. The two have also announced North American tour dates, alongside Joey Bada$$, Despot, and Ratking respectively. The extensive 40-date tour will get underway on October 15th in College Station, TX, making stops in cities including Philadelphia, Atlanta, San Francisco, Chicago, Toronto, New York, and more before coming to end on January 10th in Auckland, New Zealand. Check out the complete tracklist and tour dates below.
02. Oh My Darling Don’t Cry
03. Blockbuster Night Part 1
04. Close Your Eyes (And Count to Fuck) [ft. Zack de la Rocha]
05. All My Life
06. Lie, Cheat, Steal
07. Early [ft. Boots]
08. All Due Respect [ft. Travis Barker]
09. Love Again (Akinyele Back)
10. Crown [ft. Diane Coffee]
11. Angel Duster
Killer Mike & El-P Run the Jewels Tour Dates:
10-15 College Station, TX @ Hurricane Harry’s (Red Bull Sound Select)
10-18 Tulsa, OK @ Cain’s (Red Bull Sound Select)
10-20 Little Rock, AR @ Stickyz
10-21 Memphis, TN @ Minglewood (Red Bull Sound Select)
10-22 Nashville, TN @ Exit/In
10-23 Birmingham, AL @ Iron City (Red Bull Sound Select)
10-24 Columbia, SC @ Music Farm (Red Bull Sound Select)
10-25 Charleston, SC @ Music Farm
10-31 Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of Living Arts *#
11-01 Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club *#
11-02 Charlottesville, VA @ Jefferson Theater *#
11-03 Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle *#
11-04 Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade *#
11-06 Dallas, TX @ Trees *#
11-07 Austin, TX @ Fun Fun Fun Fest
11-08 Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s *#
11-10 Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom *#
11-11 La Jolla, CA @ Porters Pub *#
11-12 Pomona, CA @ Glass House *#
11-14 San Francisco, CA @ Mezzanine #
11-15 Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater *#
11-17 Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge *#
11-18 Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theatre *#
11-20 Minneapolis, MN @ First Line Music Cafè *#
11-21 Madison, WI @ Majestic Theatre *#
11-22 Chicago, IL @ Metro *#
11-25 Detroit, MI @ St Andrews Hall *#
11-26 Toronto, Ontario @ Danforth Music Hall *#
11-27 Montreal, Quebec @ Club Soda *#
11-28 Boston, MA @ Paradise *#
11-29 New York, NY @ Stage 48 *#
12-30 Lorne, Australia @ Falls Festival
12-31 Marion Bay, Australia @ Falls Festival
01-01 Sydney, Australia @ Field Day
01-02 Byron Bay, Australia @ Falls Festival
01-04 Busselton, Australia @ Southbound Festival
01-07 Sydney, Australia @ Enmore Theatre ^
01-08 Melbourne, Australia @ The Forum ^
01-09 Brisbane, Australia @ Hi Fi ^
01-10 Auckland, New Zealand @ Town Hall ^
* with Ratking
# with Despot
^ with Joey Bada$$
As he readies the release of his forthcoming album, UR, scheduled to arrive later this year, Usher has announced the “UR Experience” tour. Joined by R&B singer, August Alsina, the two will embark on a 27-city tour beginning on November 1st in Montreal and ending on December 14th in Tampa, FL. Tickets for the tour will be available to the public at 10:00 a.m. on September 8th. Take a look at the full list of dates below.
Usher “UR Experience” Tour Dates:
Nov. 1 – Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
Nov. 2 – Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
Nov. 4 – Detroit, MI @ The Palace of Auburn Hills
Nov. 5 – Cleveland, OH @ Quicken Loans Arena
Nov. 7 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
Nov. 10 – Washington DC @ Verizon Center
Nov. 11 – Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center
Nov. 13 – Boston, MA @ TD Garden
Nov. 14 – Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun
Nov. 15 – Atlantic City, NJ @ Boardwalk Hall
Nov. 17 – Chicago, IL @ United Center
Nov. 18 – St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center
Nov. 21 – Los Angeles, CA @ Staples Center
Nov. 22 – Las Vegas, NV @ MGM Grand Garden Arena
Nov. 24 – San Jose, CA @ SAP Center at San Jose
Nov. 26 – Seattle, WA @ Key Arena
Nov. 27 – Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena
Nov. 30 – Edmonton, AB @ Rexall Place
Dec. 2 – Broomfield, CO @ 1STBANK Center
Dec. 4 – Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center
Dec. 5 – Houston, TX @ Toyota Center
Dec. 6 – New Orleans, LA @ Smoothie King Center
Dec. 8 – Memphis, TN @ FedExForum
Dec. 9 – Atlanta, GA @ Philips Arena
Dec. 12 – Orlando, FL @ Amway Center
Dec. 13 – Miami, FL @ American Airlines Arena
Dec. 14 – Tampa, FL @ Tampa Bay Times Forum
Taylor Gang signee Ty Dolla Sign will have no paranoia as he plans to make his second trip back into the city to headline his own show at The Guvernment in downtown Toronto. The show which is set to take place on Friday, October 24, 2014 will open with rapper Mack Wilds who some may recognize as Dixon Wilson from 90210. The show will be full of great performances that showcases both artists versatility with their music making it one show you definitely want to add to your end of year concerts list.
For full event details and ticket information be sure to read on after the jump.
Mississippi native Justin Scott better known by the stage name of Big K.R.I.T. will be making his way across the boarder on Friday, October 10, 2014 for a performance at Tattoo Queen West in the downtown district of Toronto. The show is one of many that will be apart of the rapper/producers “Pay Attention” tour and will feature Atlanta hip hop group Two-9 as the opening act.
For full event details and ticket information take a look after the jump.
On Friday, August 29, 2014 Toronto rapper SepTo will be performing live in concert at the The Ballet in support of his latest album, Almost NevR. The event features music provided by DJ Special K with special guest appearances and will also include a live burlesque show as well. Check out the full details below.
What: Play Live Entertainment & The Ballet Presents SepTo
Where: The Ballet – 227 Ossington Ave, Toronto, Ontario M6J 2Z8
When: Friday, August 29, 2014
Admission: 19+ | Doors 8:30PM | Dress Code: Stylish | Advanced Tickets $10.00 | Tickets available via TuneStub | For VIP Guestlist or Bottle Service RSVP at email@example.com or call (647) 528-8253
On Saturday September 6th, 2014 the International Music Software Trade Association (IMSTA), will hold it’s annual celebration of music technology event in Toronto for the first time. In partnership with the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN), the event is hosted by the RTA School of Media at Ryerson’s Rogers Communications Centre. Known for bringing music industry professionals together under one roof, this year’s panel series will feature a keynote speech by the legendary Young Guru, with Brampton’s own, WondaGurl and Rich Kidd demonstrating the art of live beat making. IMSTA FESTA is a FREE event open to anyone interested in the art of music making including musicians, songwriters, music producers, audio engineers, music students, and educators. For full information visit www.imsta.org and check out the full details after the jump.
Network with Toronto’s “heavy hitters” in the music community.
Obtain hands-on experience with the latest music production tools in the market.
Learn tips & tricks from knowledgeable product specialists.
Gain unique insight into the music industry by attending highly educational panels.
Win prizes from top audio technology companies.
Receive a gift just for visiting our exhibiting companies.
What: IMSTA FESTA
Where: Ryerson University Rogers Communications Centre – 80 Gould Street Toronto, ON M5B 2M7
When: Saturday Sept 6, 2014. 11AM – 6PM
Admission: Admission is FREE with registration
Major event right here! Becoming co-owner of a brand new nightclub in Mississauga, Bishop Brigante has set up what is likely to go down in Canadian history books as the most epic two day launch party/concert ever! Some of Toronto and surrounding areas biggest artists are making their way through to join Bishop on the launch of BLU ICE Nightclub. DJ DLUX (Toronto Blue Jays) & DJ Straight Goods take care of your music needs both days, and we haven’t even got into who is performing yet! Hit the jump for the full line-up and some music from the headliners.