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Big Boi To Kick Off U.S. Tour In April

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Big Boi is prepping for a massive U.S. tour set to launch in April to promote his new album Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors. Entitled Shoes For Running, the tour is the veteran MC”s first U.S. road trek in tour years, and is set to kick off April 18 in his homestate of Georgia. The tour will hit 45 cities before wrapping up on June 19th in Boston.

Big Boi, who”s been promoting the album with performances on Late Night

With Jimmy Fallon, Letterman and Jimmy Kimmel Live says the show”s set list will include new tracks like “CPU” and “Apple of My Eye,” as well as classic Outkast cuts and songs from his 2010 solo album Sir Lucious Left Foot: Son of Chico Dusty. The rapper told Rolling Stone he”s really excited about having fellow ATL-rhyme spitter Killer Mike as an opening act.

“It”ll be a nice block of Killer Mike and Big just killing shit,” Big Boi said. “We”re gonna do just about all the records that me and him recorded together.”

View the full list of dates below.

4/18 Athens, GA – Georgia Theater
4/19 Asheville, NC – Orange Peel
4/20 Charlottesville, VA – University of Virginia
4/21 Baltimore, MD – Sound Stage
4/23 Providence, RI – Lupo”s
4/24 Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Bowl
4/25 Williamsburg, VA – College of William & Mary
4/26 University Park, PA – Penn State University
4/27 Philadelphia, PA – TLA
4/30 Indianapolis, IN – The Vogue
5/1 Chicago, IL – Vic Theater
5/2 San Francisco, CA – San Francisco State University
5/3 Milwaukee, WI – The Rave
5/4 Memphis, TN – Beale Street
5/5 Lawrence, KS – Granada Theater
5/7 Denver, CO – Cervantis
5/8 Fort Collins, CO – Aggie Theater
5/9 Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot
5/13 Portland, OR – Roseland Theater
5/15 Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst
5/15 San Francisco, CA – Mezzanine
5/18 Los Angeles, CA – House of Blues
5/19 Albuquerque, NM – Observatory
5/23 Houston, TX – Bayour Music Hall
5/24 Austin, TX – The Backyard
5/25 Dallas, TX – Palladium Ballroom
5/26 Chillicothe, IL – Summer Camp Fest
5/30 Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works
5/31 Chattanooga, TN – Track 29
6/1 Mobile, AL – Soul Kitchen
6/2 Birmingham, AL – Avondale Brewing Co.
6/4 Orlando, FL – The Plaza Live
6/5 Fort Lauderdale, FL – Revolution
6/6 Jacksonville, FL – Brewsters Megaplex
6/7 Altanta, GA – Masquerade
6/8 Charleston, SC – Music Farm
6/9 Wilmington, NC – Brooklyn Arts Center
6/11 Raleigh, NC – Lincoln Theater
6/12 Charlotte, NC – Amos
6/14 Washington D.C. – Howard”s Theatre
6/15 Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom
6/16 Toronto, Ontario – North By Northeast
6/19 Boston, MA – Paradise


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