Erykah Badu has revealed the seven US dates and locations for her Diggin Crystals In Badubotron Tour. She will take part in six festivals this summer as well as a live performance in her Dallas home.
The 51-year-old musician will kick off the tour on Saturday, July 30, during the Blue Note Jazz Festival in Napa Valley, Calif., and conclude the tour on Sunday, September 11, at the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park, Illinois.
Badu will perform in Brooklyn, Maryland, and Dallas in August. After a brief break, the Grammy Award-winning singer will return to the United States for further shows in St. Louis and Illinois.
Badu will perform under the moniker DJ Lo Down Loretta Brown during certain stops along the tour.
Dave Chappelle moderated the Blue Note Jazz Festival and had a personal touch on music festival settings.Maxwell,Erykah Badu,Yasiin Bey,andTalib Kwelis also performed on the bill as Black Star,Alex Isley, Thundercat,Anderson.Paak, Snoop Dogg, Goapele, and others.
We want to give you that sense of WOW, this is special. Everyone couldnt get in here. And you can feel as part of the family, according to the official artist-in-residence and frequent Badu collaborator Robert Glasper.
The whole Diggin Crystals in Badubotron Tour schedule can be seen here.
In the Baibotron Tour, the Digging Crystals
Napa Valley, California* (Blue Note Jazz Festival)8/5 Brooklyn, New York (BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!)8/7 Columbia, Maryland (Merriweather Post Pavilion)8/12 Dallas, Texas9/2 Dallas, Texas (TBAAL Riverfront Jazz Festival)9/10 St. Louis, Missouri (Music at the Intersection Festival)9/11 Highland Park, Illinois (Ravinia Festival)
The set by DJ Lo Down Loretta Brown is scheduled for dates with an asterisk.