Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter and record producer Raphael Saadiq is gearing up for an exciting Spring tour in conjunction with the release of his fifth studio album Stone Rollin’ on May 10th, 2011 (Columbia Records). Saadiq will begin the run of shows today, Tuesday, March 15th in Dallas, TX for the tour kick off (full routing below). Saadiq will follow up the kickoff with sets at the acclaimed Austin’s SXSW Music + Film Interactive Festival.
Presenting these dates in support of his new album, the standard bearer for “old school” R&B is celebrating the classic sounds of the 60s and 70s soul with a futuristic twist on Stone Rollin’. The new release is available for pre-order now on iTunes.
Official US Tour Dates Are As Follows:
March 16th-18th: Austin, TX – SXSW
March 19th: New Orleans, LA – House of Blues
March 20th: Houston, TX – House of Blues
March 22nd: Los Angeles, CA – The Music Box
April 11th: Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom
April 12th: Vancouver, B.C. – Commodore Ballroom
April 13th: Seattle, WA – The Showbox @ The Market
April 15th: San Francisco, CA – The Regency Ballroom
April 16th: Indio, CA – Coachella Music and Arts Festival
May 10th: New York, NY – Webster Hall