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Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 Announce U.S. Tour


Seun Kuti & the Egypt 80 will follow the release of — top LP of 2k11 choice — From Africa With Fury: Rise with an extended North American tour, in which they'll hit up just about every state in the ol' USA. Check out a full list of the tour dates and make sure to catch them live! Music video for From Africa With Fury single "Rise Above" above. Grab major city tickets (for the rest you gotta go to the individual venue's site).

SEUN KUTI DATES

3/15 - SXSW - Austin, TX

3/16 - Neumo's - Seattle, WA

3/17 - Mt. Tabor Theater - Portland, OR

3/18 - W.O.W. Hall - Eugene, OR

3/21 - Center for the Arts - Grass Valley, CA

3/23 - Moe's - Santa Cruz, CA

3/24 - Mateel Cultural Center - Redway, CA

3/28 - Belly Up - Aspen, CO

3/29 - Boulder Theater - Boulder, CO

3/30 - Granada Theater - Lawrence, KS

3/31 - Englert Theater - Iowa City, IA

4/1 - House of Blues - Chicago, IL

4/4 - Variety - Atlanta, GA

4/5 - Duke Performances - Durham, NC

4/6- Soundstage - Baltimore, MD

4/7 - Club Helsinki - Hudson, NY

4/8 - Highline Ballroom - New York, NY

4/12 - UW Madison - Madison, WI

4/13 - Rhythm Foundation - Miami, FL

4/14 - The Cedar - Minneapolis, MN

4/15 - Coachella - Indio, CA

4/16 - Campbell Hall - Santa Barbara, CA

4/18 - UC San Diego - San Diego, CA

4/19 - Zellerbach Hall - Berkeley, CA

4/20 - UCLA Royce Hall - Los Angeles, CA

4/22 - Coachella - Indio, CA

4/24 - KTAOS Solar Center - Taos, NM

4/25 - Albuquerque Museum Amphitheater - Albuquerque, NM

4/27 - New Orleans Jazz Festival - New Orleans, LA

4/29 - Houston International Festival - Houston, TX

5/2 - House of Blues - New Orleans, LA

5/13 - Lake Eden Arts Festival - Black Mountain, NC

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