K. Michelle and Azealia Banks Tour
K. Michelle and Azealia Banks Tour
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This One’s For The Ladies: K. Michelle And Azealia Banks Are Going On Tour Together

K. Michelle and Azealia Banks are headed on the road. Peep the dates.

There’s an estrogen party in progress, courtesy of K. Michelle and Azealia Banks. The Memphis singer and Harlem rapstress have announced that they will team up for a 20-date North American tour. Sponsored by BET and Centric, the ladies will kick off their run in Indianapolis and end in Los Angeles. Both ladies took to Twitter with the announcement:

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“Centric and BET are excited to sponsor K. Michelle and Azealia Banks on tour,” Constance Orlando, Senior Vice President of Specials, Music and News for BET Networks said. “Partnering with these bold and authentic female artists aligns perfectly with Centric’s position as the first network designed for Black women.”

Peep K. Michelle and Azealia Banks’ tour dates below:

Sept. 15 – Indianapolis, IN – Murat Theatre
Sept. 16 – Chicago, IL – Aragon Ballroom
Sept. 17 – St. Louis, MO – Fabulous Fox Theatre
Sept. 18 – Detroit, MI – Fox Theater
Sept. 19 – Baltimore, MD – Pier Six Pavilion
Sept. 20 – Washington, DC – DAR Constitution Hall
Sept. 24 – Philadelphia, PA – The Mann Center for Performing Arts
Sept. 25 – Cleveland,OH – Hard Rock Live
Sept. 26 – New York, NY – Best Buy Theatre
Sept. 27 – Boston, MA – House of Blues
Sept. 30 – Richmond, VA – Carpenter Center
Oct. 1 – Portsmouth, VA – nTelos Wireless Pavilion
Oct. 2 – Atlanta, GA – Chastain Park Amphitheatre
Oct. 3 – Louisville, KY – Palace Theatre
Oct. 5 – Nashville, TN – Schermerhorn Symphony Center
Oct. 9 – Houston, TX – Bayou Music Center
Oct. 10 – Dallas, TX – Verizon Theatre @ Grand Prairie
Oct. 12 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
Oct. 14* – Oakland, CA – Fox Theater (*K. Michelle only)
Oct. 15 – Los Angeles, CA – Microsoft Theater

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