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Kevin Gates Announce Khaza Tour

Coming to WAMU Theater on September 22

CHART-TOPPING RAPPER RETURNS WITH MASSIVE NORTH AMERICAN TOUR

INCLUDING FESTIVAL PERFORMANCE AT BONNAROO

KHAZA TOURBEGINS JUNE 19 IN ORLANDO, FL

WITH SUPPORT FROM DDG & GANG51E JUNE

TICKETS ON SALE HERE FRIDAY, JUNE 11 AT 10AM LOCAL TIME

Multi-Platinum recordingartist Kevin Gates announces his return to the stage with the KHAZA TOUR.Kicking off June 19 in Orlando, FL, the massive North American tour includes aperformance at Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival and coast-to-cost dates inmajor markets including Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta and a homecoming show inBaton Rouge, LA. DDG and GANG51E JUNE will provide support. View the KHAZA TOUR full itinerary below.

Artist pre-sale beginstomorrow, June 8 from 10am local through Thursday, June 10 at 10amlocal. Spotify pre-sale begins Wednesday, June 9 at 10am local throughThursday, June 10 at 10am local. Venue pre-sales begin Thursday, June 10 at10am local. General on-sale tickets to the KHAZA TOUR will become availableFriday, June 11 at 10am local. To purchase, visit kvngates.com/tour.

The Louisiana rapper continuesto maintain his prolific status with an onslaught of steady releases. “PlugDaughter 2” (48.5 million streams) recently arrived alongside an officialvideo filmed in Puerto Rico, which amassed over 26.2 million views. ONLYTHE GENERALS PART II  was recorded in PuertoRico in celebration of Gates’ family heritage, highlighted by “Puerto Rico Luv” (15.9million streams, 5.9 million views) and “Cartel Swag” (27.8million streams, 6.1 million views). Sampling Dermot Kennedy’s “PowerOver Me,” Gates debuted “Power”(100 million streams) at the tail end of 2020 with a sensual companion visualfeaturing Dreka Gates and boasting over 33.1 million views. “Power”was preceded by “Weeks”(27 million streams), whose charming official visual garneredover 10.8 million views.  

Gates’ music proves to betimeless as his earlier releases continuously rack up millions of streams and dominatenew platforms like TikTok. Gates’ 2018 RIAA-certified platinumtrack "MeToo" (337million streams) has been used in over 1.9 million TikTok videos, with popularinfluencer Charlie D'amelio’s featured TikTok receivingwell over 5.9M likes. Furthermore, “Big Gangsta” continuesto light up social media with its resurgence on TikTok – hitting over 452million global streams. In addition, Gates celebrated the 5th anniversaryof his multi-platinum debut album Islahthis year, which has over 3.1 billion streams and counting worldwide. 

KHAZA TOUR ITINERARY

JUNE

19           Orlando, FL                         Orlando Amphitheater                  ***

21           Jacksonville, FL                  Tailgaiters                                            ***

 

JULY

31           Niceville, FL                        NWFL College Amphitheater      ***

 

AUGUST

14           Columbia, SC                      Colonial Life Arena                          ***

28           Fort Wayne, IN                  Piere’s Entertainment Center     ***

 

SEPTEMBER

3              Mobile, AL                           MobileCivic Center                                        

4              Manchester, TN                Bonnaroo                                            ***

5              Greensboro, NC                Greensboro Coliseum    

8              Austin, TX                            Stubb’s Waller CreekAmphitheater

9              Houston, TX                        Bayou Music Center

10           Dallas, TX                             South Side MusicHall

11           Oklahoma City, OK           The Criterion

14           El Paso, TX                           El Paso CountyColiseum

15           Albuquerque, NM           El Rey Theater

16           Tempe, AZ                          Marquee Theatre

17           Los Angeles, CA                 Belasco

18           Anaheim, CA                      House of Blues

19           San Franciscio, CA            The Warfield

21           Portland, OR                       Roseland Theatre

22           Seattle, WA                        WaMu Theater

23           Boise, ID                               Knitting Factory

24           Salt Lake City, UT              The Rockwell

25           Denver, CO                         Mission Ballroom

27           Wichita, KS                         WAVE

29           Kansas City, MO                Uptown Theatre

30           Omaha, NE                          Baxter Arena

 

OCTOBER

1              St. Louis, MO                     Pop’s Outdoor

2              Clive, IA                                Horizon EventCenter

3              Minneapolis, MN             Myth

6              Chicago, IL                           Radius

7              Milwaukee, WI                  Eagle’s Ballroom

8              Cleveland, OH                    Agora Theatre

9              Indianapolis, IN                 Egyption Room at Old NationalCenre

10           Grand Rapids, MI             20 Monroe Live

13           Cincinnati, OH                    Bogart’s

14           Cincinnati, OH                    Bogart’s

15           Columbus, OH                   Express Live

17           Boston, MA                        House of Blues

18           New York, NY                     Irving Plaza

19           New York, NY                     Irving Plaza

20           Philadelphia, PA                Fillmore

21           Silver Spring, MD              Fillmore

22           Baltimore, MD                   Ram’s Head Live

23           Rochester, NY                    Main Street Armory

24           Pittsburgh, PA                   Stage AE

27           Knoxville, TN                      Knoxville Civic Coliseum

28           Southaven, MS                 Landers Center

29           Biloxi, MS                            MS Coast Coliseum

30           Baton Rouge, LA               Raising Cane’s River Center

 

NOVEMBER

2              Charleston, SC                   North Charleston’s PerformingArts Center

3              Saint Petersburg,FL        Jannus Live

5              Atlanta, GA                         Coca-Cola Roxy                

 

*** WITHOUT DDG & GANG51EJUNE