Three legendary R&B teams are hitting the street this summer season. Stay Nation has introduced the tour dates for Summer season Block Celebration Presents: Jodeci, SWV & Dru Hill. All three acts are headlining the tour.
The North American tour kicks off July 28 in Charlotte, North Carolina, at PNC Music Pavilion. From there, Jodeci, SWV and Dru Hill will play in different main cities akin to Baltimore, Philadelphia, St Louis, Nashville and Los Angeles, to call a couple of.
The primary leg will conclude Sept. 8 in Harmony, California, at Harmony Pavilion. In accordance with Stay Nation, extra dates might be introduced at a later time.
Artist presale begins Tuesday, April 25, at 10 a.m. native time. Stay Nation’s presale launches Thursday, April 27, at 10 a.m. native time. All presales will finish Thursday, April 27, at 10 p.m. native time. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, April 28, at 10 a.m. native time.
Every group is anticipated to carry out a few of their iconic songs in addition to some fan-favorite deep cuts. In 2022, Jodeci supported New Version on The Tradition Tour, together with Charlie Wilson. In March, Jodeci carried out at Jazz within the Gardens in Miami Gardens, Florida.
Jodeci final launched an album in 2015 titled The Previous, The Current, The Future. It included their hit single “Each Second,” which reached No. 1 on Billboard’s Grownup R&B Songs chart.
As for SWV, they just lately wrapped up the finale of their restricted actuality collection SWV & Xscape: Queens of R&B, which aired on Bravo. The present was created following SWV’s 2021 Verzuz with Xscape.
Earlier than the tour kicks off, the Sisters With Voices might be honored on the 2023 Black Music Honors, together with Missy Elliott, Evelyn “Champagne” King, Jeffrey Osborne, and The Hawkins Household.
SWV’s final album, Nonetheless, arrived in 2016. It included bops akin to “MCE (Man Crush On a regular basis)” and “Ain’t No Man.” The album debuted and peaked at No. 4 on Billboard’s High R&B Albums chart. It spent seven weeks on the chart.
Dru Hill launched a festive venture in 2017 titled Christmas in Baltimore. Earlier than that, their final correct album, Indrupendence Day, dropped in 2010.
In 2020, they dropped their single “What You Want,” produced by Troy Taylor. The tune was supposed to look on their new album, The Second Coming, which has but to be launched.
Dru Hill first teased The Second Coming once they introduced their two new members – Jawann “Smoke” Peacock and Benjamin “Black” Bush — in 2018. Smoke and Black are additionally founding members of the R&B trio Playa, which included the late Static Main.
“We’re bringing our churchy, soulful vocals — which is the muse of Playa’s legacy — and including them to the legacy of Dru Hill,” Smoke advised VIBE. “I really feel like we carry a complete different idea of harmonies and melodies to the desk. And never solely that, we’re writers, producers, and arrangers.”
See the Summer season Block Celebration Tour dates beneath.
Jodeci, SWV and Dru Hill’s Summer season Block Celebration 2023 Tour Dates
Jul 28 – Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion
Jul 29 – Baltimore, MD @ CFG Financial institution Area
Jul 30 – Greensboro, NC @ White Oak Amphitheatre at Greensboro Coliseum Complicated
Aug 4 – Brooklyn, NY @ Coney Island Amphitheater
Aug 5 – Bridgeport, CT @ Hartford Healthcare Amphitheater*
Aug 6 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Mann Middle
Aug 10 – Detroit, MI @ Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre
Aug 11 – Chicago, IL @ Arie Crown Theater*
Aug 13 – Indianapolis, IN @ TCU Amphitheater at White River State Park
Aug 15 – St. Louis, MO @ Hollywood On line casino Amphitheatre
Aug 18 – Atlanta, GA @ Cadence Financial institution Amphitheatre at Chastain Park*
Aug 19 – Pelham, AL @ Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
Aug 20 – Nashville, TN @ Ascend Amphitheater
Aug 24 – Baton Rouge, LA @ Elevating Cane’s River Middle
Aug 26 – Houston, TX @ The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion offered by Huntsman*
Aug 27 – Irving, TX @ The Pavilion at Toyota Music Manufacturing unit
Aug 31 – Denver, CO @ BellCo Theater^
Sep 2 – Phoenix, AZ @ Speaking Stick Resort Amphitheatre
Sep 3 – Chula Vista, CA @ North Island Credit score Union Amphitheatre*
Sep 7 – Los Angeles, CA @ YouTube Theater
Sep 8 – Harmony, CA @ Harmony Pavilion
*No Dru Hill
^ No SWV
Get tickets at summerblockpartytour.com.
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