| (Nov. 29, 2016 – New York, NY) Blacksmith/Def Jam Recordings artist Vince Staples will cross a major threshold early next year, when he opens The Life Aquatic Tour, the first major headlining North American tour of his career, and the first time he will be touring material from his critically acclaimed new EP PRIMA DONNA (released August 26th). The Life Aquatic Tour is a 6-week, 26-city tour across the U.S. and Canada, with Brooklyn’s Kilo Kish in support (she is featured on PRIMA DONNA’s “Loco”), will open February 24th at North Park Observatory in San Diego, and wrap up at the Phoenix Lights Festival in Arizona on April 9th.
VIP upgrades go live Wednesday, November 30 at 10am PST/1pm ET, for VIP package details visit http://vincestaples.wun.io/. Local pre-sale for tickets will take place on Thursday, December 1st, from 10:00 a.m. (Local) to 10:00 p.m. (Local). Public on-sale begins the next morning, Friday December 2nd at 10:00 a.m. (Local). Tickets will be available at www.ticketmaster.com , www.ticketfly.com and www.axs.com . Please see full routing below.
On November 27th, Staples debuted the first episode of his new monthly radio show S E A (Section Eight Arthouse) Broadcast System on Beats 1, Apple Music’s global radio station. S E A Broadcast System is a pirate radio-style broadcast full of music and interviews designated to illuminate and distract the mind curated by Vince. S E A Broadcast System is set to air every third Thursday of the month at 3pm PT/6 pm ET. Watch trailer here!
The Life Aquatic Tour will be Vince’s first full-scale road trip since the massive U.S. and international summer festival run that included show stopping performances at Coachella, Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, Outside Lands, Firefly, Primavera Sound Barcelona, Glastonbury, Wireless, and FYF Festival in Los Angeles.
VINCE STAPLES & KILO KISH – THE LIFE AQUATIC TOUR
Date City Venue
Feb. 24 San Diego, CA North Park Observatory
25 Oakland, CA Fox Theatre
27 Seattle, WA Showbox SoDo
28 Vancouver, BC Vogue Theatre
Mar. 1 Portland, OR Roseland Theater
3 Englewood, CO Gothic Theatre
5 Lawrence, KS Granada Theater
7 Nashville, TN Marathon Music Works
8 Atlanta, GA Center Stage
16 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue
17 Milwaukee, WI Rave II
19 Chicago, IL Metro
20 Indianapolis, IN Deluxe at Old National Centre
22 Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall
23 Detroit, MI Majestic Theatre
24 Toronto, ON Phoenix Concert Theatre
25 Montreal, QC Corona
27 Philadelphia, PA Union Transfer
28 Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club
30 New York, NY Terminal 5
31 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
Apr. 3 Norfolk, VA Norva
4 Birmingham, AL The Saturn
6 Houston, TX Warehouse Live
7 Dallas, TX Southside Music Hall
9 Phoenix, AZ Phoenix Lights Festival