K'naan: East Coast Tour

K'naan Announces Co-Headlining U.S. Tour With Wale

K'naan
Acclaimed hip hop artist K'naan returns to the U.S. for a co-headlining tour with Wale.

The 11-date, East Coast trek kicks off at New York City's The Fillmore at Irving Plaza on March 31. On the road, this potent hip hop duo will be joined by John Forté. Full dates below.

Born in Somalia and raised in Toronto, K'naan has always been on the move. Over the past four years, K'naan has played concerts and festivals across five continents, with artists such as Jason Mraz, Stephen Marley, Lenny Kravitz, Mos Def, Damian Marley, Youssou N’Dour, Amadou and Miriam and many more. He also performed at the Rock The Bells festival in 2009.

Most recently, he completed an 18 date "Trophy Tour" across Africa, with stops in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and South Africa and traveling alongside the actual FIFA World Cup™ Trophy. In March he will take the Trophy throughout Mexico, as well as Eastern and Western Europe.

Tour Dates:
3/31/2010 - The Fillmore at Irving Plaza - New York, NY*
4/01/2010 - House of Blues - Boston, MA*
4/02/2010 - Toad's Place - New Haven, CT*
4/03/2010 - Ram's Head Live - Baltimore, MD*
4/04/2010 - 9:30 Club - Washington, DC*
4/06/2010 - Trocadero - Philadelphia, PA*
4/08/2010 - Center Stage - Atlanta, GA*
4/09/2010 - College of William and Mary - Williamsburg, VA
4/11/2010 - Metro - Chicago, IL
4/13/2010 - Hosue of Blues - Cleveland, OH*
4/14/2010 - Newport Music Hall - Columbus, OH*
*co-headlining date with Wale.

For more on K'naan see our exclusive feature/interview here.

http://www.myspace/knaanmusic

[Published on: 2/18/10]

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