JAMES BLAKE ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR NORTH AMERICAN HEADLINE TOUR 

 

 

JAMES BLAKE ANNOUNCES VINCE STAPLES & MOSES SUMNEY AS SUPPORT FOR NORTH AMERICAN HEADLINE TOUR 



NEW YORK, NY (August 31, 2016)- GRAMMY® Award-nominated artist JAMES BLAKE has announced that Vince Staples and Moses Sumney will join him for select dates on his recently announced Fall headlining tour. Staples will join the New York and Los Angeles dates while Sumney joins all dates minus Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. Tickets are available now HERE.
 
BLAKE hits the road beginning September 23 at House of Blues in Dallas, TX and will then make stops in major cities across the country, wrapping up the tour at The Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles on October 20. Full tour routing is below.
 
BLAKE is no stranger to working with Vince Staples, having recently lent his production talents for two tracks on Staples’ latest EP, “Prima Donna”. Staples also recently appeared at Glastonbury with BLAKE on a version of his track “Timeless” from his critically acclaimed third full-length offering, The Colour In Anything [Republic Records]—which is out now. Get it HERE.
 
BLAKE’s touch can be felt throughout the modern music landscape. He lent his inimitable voice and production to “Forward” on Beyoncé’s chart-dominating #1 blockbuster Lemonade. In addition, he co-wrote the opener “Pray You Catch Me.” Blake has also recently collaborated with Frank Ocean, both on The Colour In Anything and on Ocean’s latest offering Blond.
 
Following the release of 2013’s Overgrown, BLAKE garnered a “Best New Artist” nomination at the 2014 GRAMMY® Awards, and he received a nod for “British Male Solo Artist” at the 2014 BRIT Awards. He’s graced the stage at Coachella, Bonnaroo, Governors Ball, and countless other festivals as well as performing sold out headline tours.
 

TOUR DATES:
9/23     Dallas, TX                   House of Blues w/ Moses Sumney
9/24     Houston, TX                House of Blues w/ Moses Sumney
9/25     Austin, TX                   ACL Live at the Moody Theater w/ Moses Sumney
9/27     New Orleans, LA        Orpheum Theatre w/ Moses Sumney
9/28     Atlanta, GA                 Tabernacle w/ Moses Sumney
9/30     Philadelphia, PA          Electric Factory w/ Moses Sumney
10/1     Washington, D.C.        Lincoln Theatre w/ Moses Sumney – SOLD OUT
10/3     New York, NY             Radio City Music Hall w/ Vince Staples & Moses Sumney
10/4     Boston, MA                 House of Blues w/ Moses Sumneys – SOLD OUT
10/5     Montreal, QC              Metropolis w/ Moses Sumney
10/7     Toronto, ON                Massey Hal w/ Moses Sumney
10/8     Royal Oak, MI            Royal Oak Music Theatre w/ Moses Sumney
10/9     Chicago, IL                  Cadillac Palace Theater w/ Moses Sumney
10/12   Seattle, WA                 Moore Theatre w/ Moses Sumney
10/13   Vancouver, BC           Orpheum Theatre w/ Moses Sumney
10/14   Portland, OR               Roseland Theater w/ Moses Sumney – SOLD OUT
10/18   Santa Barbra, CA       Arlington Theatre w/ Moses Sumney
10/20   Los Angeles, CA         Hollywood Palladium w/ Vince Staple – SOLD OUT
10/21   Los Angeles, CA         Hollywood Palladium w/ Vince Staples
 

THE COLOUR IN ANYTHING Tracklisting:
 
1.         Radio Silence
2.         Points 
3.         Love Me In Whatever Way
4.         Timeless
5.         F.O.R.E.V.E.R
6.         Put That Away and Talk To Me
7.         I Hope My Life
8.         Waves Know Shores
9.         My Willing Heart
10.       Choose Me
11.       I Need A Forest Fire (Ft. Bon Iver)
12.       Noise Above Our Heads
13.       The Colour In Anything
14.       Two Men Down
15.       Modern Soul
16.       Always
17.       Meet You In The Maze
 

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON JAMES BLAKE PLEASE CONTACT:

Beau Benton 
Republic Records
beau.benton@umusic.com 

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August 31, 2016 6:31pm by Republic Records   Comments (0)

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