By Jack Barnes
Twelve-time GRAMMY® nominee and R&B vocalist Ledisi is excited to hit the road once again as she gears up to headline the “Let Love Rule Tour,” which kicks off on May 24 in Raleigh, NC, at the Ritz and culminates on June 17 in Dallas, TX, at the Majestic Theatre. The 17 city tour will be making stops including Boston, Nashville, Cleveland, Cincinnati and more. Also joining Ledisi on this journey will be Melanie Fionaand Tweet. Ledisi will be performing songs off her new GRAMMY® nominated album Let Love Rule, which received nominations in the “Best R&B Album,”“Best R&B Performance,” and “Best Traditional R&B Performance” categories at this year’s ceremony. VIP presale tickets are available on Wednesday, Feb 28 (premium seating, meet & greet, exclusive merchandise) with general public ticketing starting on Friday, March 2. All tickets can be purchased via www.ledisi.com.
Ledisi recently released her GRAMMY® nominated single “All the Way” (click here), to much requests from fans and is steadily making its way up the Billboard Adult R&B Song and the Media Base Radio charts. The single has been picking up lots of movement as it had a “Hot Shot Debut” at #24 and now sits at #20 with airplay in Los Angeles, Chicago, Detroit, Philadelphia, as well as SiriusXM Heart & Soul and Music Choice R&B Soul.
Before setting out on her new tour, Ledisi will appear at the Apollo Theater for a special one night only concert celebrating artist, activist and Apollo legend Nina Simone with Nina and Me: Ledisi Celebrates Nina Simone Live at the Apollo on March 9. The evening will feature Ledisi performing the timeless music of Nina Simone alongside some of her own, chart-topping hits. Eight-time GRAMMY Award ® Winner Gregg Field (Ella 100: The Apollo celebrates Ella Fitzgerald; A Hot Time in Harlem – 70 Years at the Apollo Theater; The Kennedy Center Honors; The Grammy Hall of Fame Awards; Frank Sinatra, A Man and His Music) returns to the Apollo as the concert producer. Tickets for Nina and Me are available at the Apollo Theater Box Office: (212) 531-5305, 253 West 125th Street, and Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000 or . Tickets are on sale now.
LET LOVE RULE TOUR DATES
Date City Venue
May 24 Raleigh, NC Ritz
May 25 Charlotte, NC The Fillmore
May 26 Atlanta, GA ATL Soul Life Music Festival*
May 27 Orlando, FL House of Blues**
May 29 Greensboro, NC Cone Denim Center
May 30 Greenville, SC Peace Center PAC
June 1 Washington, DC Capital Jazz Festival*
June 2 Atlantic City, NJ Borgata Resort & Spa
June 3 Montclair, NJ Wellmont Theatre
June 4 Boston, MA Wilbur Theatre
June 6 Cincinnati, OH Taft Theatre
June 7 Detroit, MI MotorCity Casino
June 8 Cleveland, OH House of Blues
June 9 Hammond, IN Venue @ Horseshoe Casino
June 10 Kansas City, MO Uptown Theatre
June 13 Nashville, TN Schermerhorn Symphony Center
June 14 Memphis, TN Minglewood Hall
June 15 Houston, TX House of Blues
June 17 Dallas, TX Majestic Theatre
* Festival appearance
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