Erykah Badu Announces Extensive Tour

We’ve been keeping you up to date on New Amerykah Part II: Return of the Ankh, Erykah Badu follow-up to 2008’s New Amerykah, Pt. 1. Although the album was pushed back, and a Lil Wayne collaboration track leaked, Part II was finally released on March 30.

Now that the album has hit stores, Badu is headed out on tour. She’ll share the stage with opening acts Janelle Monae, N.E.R.D., Maxwell and ?uestlove, in addition to performing at a handful of the revamped Lilith Fair shows.

Dates:

April
23 – Tobago, Tobago @ Tobago Jazz Experience Festival

May
22- Baltimore, Md. @ Pier Six Concert Pavilion
23 – Boston, Mass. @ Orpheum Theater
25 – New York, N.Y. @ Roseland
26 – Upper Darby, Pa. @ Tower Theatre
28 – Washinton, D.C. @ DAR Constitution Hall
30Detroit, Mich. @ Chene Park

June
2 – Chicago, Ill. @ Chicago Theater
3 – Chicago, Ill. @ Chicago Theater
5 – Memphis, Tenn. @ Orpheum
6 – Nashville, Tenn. @ Ryman Auditorium
8 – Kansas City, Mo. @ Midland Theater
9 – St. Louis, Mo. @ Fox Theater
11 – Atlanta, Ga. @ Philips Arena
13 – Houston, Texas @ Verizon
14 – Grand Prairie, Texas @ Nokia
16 – Oakland, Calif. @ Paramount
19 – Saratoga, Calif. @ The Mountain Winery
20 – Los Angeles, Calif. @ Greek Theater
26 – New York, N.Y. @ Madison Square Garden
27 – Calgary, Alberta @ Mamahon Stadium*
28 – Edmonton, Alberta @ Northlands Spectrum*

July
1 – Vancouver, British Columbia @ Pitt Meadows Airport*
2 – Ridgefield, Wash. @ Sleep Country Amphitheater*
3 – George, Wash. @ The George Amphitheater*

August
4 – Raleigh, N.C. @ Time Warner Pavilion*
7 – Columbia, Md. @ TBA
8 – Chicago, Ill. @ Lollapalooza 
11 – Tampa, Fla.@ Ford Amphitheater

*Lilith Fair