Kendrick Lamar and SZA to headline 'TDE: The Championship Tour'
January 22, 2018
Hip-hop superstar Kendrick Lamar — whose seven 2018 Grammy Awards nominations include Album and Record of the Year nods — has announced his “TDE: The Championship Tour” dates.
He’ll be accompanied by six other acts who also record for the Top Dawg Entertainment record label, including the innovative R&B singer SZA, who has five Grammy nominations going into next Sunday’s awards fete. Both Lamar and SZA are scheduled to perform during the Grammy telecast.
The other artists in the TDE tour lineup include ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul, SiR and Lance Skiiiwalker.
The tour kicks off May 4 in Vancouver and concludes June 16 in Pittsburgh. It includes at least three California dates, including May 6 at Oakland’s Oracle Arena, May 10 at The Forum in Los Angeles and May 13 at San Diego’s Mattress Firm Amphitheatre.
All tour dates and cities appear below.
Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday at noon local time at ticketmaster.com.
A pre-sale for American Express card members in select cities on the tour runs from 10 a.m. Tuesday to noon Thursday local time.
Ticket prices for the May 13 San Diego concert range from $29.50 to $149.50 each, plus service charges.
“TDE: The Championship Tour” dates
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 XFINITY Theatre
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