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8.31.2016

Lauryn Hill Announces new dates to the MLH Caravan: A Diaspora Calling! Concert Series




Ms. Lauryn Hill has announced additional dates for The MLH Caravan: A Diaspora Calling! Concert Series. The tour, presented by Ms. Hill, in association with Live Nation and global music and entertainment platform, Tidal, will be traveling to New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and many more cities across North America. In additional to her headlining shows with The MLH Caravan, Ms. Hill also has some festival performances scheduled, with stops in Paris, St. Louis, and Tokyo. 

The concert series will bring aspects of the inaugural Diaspora Calling! Festival to the road. Each show will feature performances by artists from different parts of the African diaspora. Artists confirmed to perform at shows throughout the tour include Nas (Queens), at a newly added date in San Francisco, as well as a sold out show in Berkeley, Machel Montano (Trinidad) in Philadelphia, Kehlani (Oakland) in New York City, San Francisco, and Berkeley, plus many more, including Soul Rebels (New Orleans) with special guest Talib Kweli (Brooklyn), Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 (Nigeria), EL (Ghana), Little Simz (London), Jesse Royal (Jamaica), Noname (Chicago), JoJo Abot (Ghana), and Paul Beaubrun (Haiti). Additional guest performers, as well as the full lineup for each show, to be announced in the coming weeks. Full tour schedule listed below. 

Of the concert series Ms. Hill says: "The MLH Caravan allows me to continue the theme of unity and celebration of the many facets of cultural and artistic beauty throughout the African diaspora while on tour this summer and fall. In these days of tension, tumult and transition, an exchange of this kind can yield direction, expression, understanding and empowerment as well as connection, self Love and appreciation that hopefully overflows into our respective communities." 

VIP experiences are available at each show. Options include a Meet & Greet and photo opportunity with Ms. Hill, limited edition merch bundles, as well as a package where a limited number of fans will be able watch the show from on stage. Look here for more details. 

Tickets go on sale Friday for the Bill Graham Civic Center in San Francisco on November 4 with Nas, Kehlani, and Seun Kuti & Egypt 80. Tickets for all other shows are on sale now. Go to www.MsLaurynHill.com for tickets and more information. 

TIDAL members will have access to an exclusive pre-sale. Members can find details for purchasing tickets by logging into the TIDAL accounts via web browser, desktop app, or mobile app. 

Citi is the official credit card of The MLH Caravan: A Diaspora Calling! Concert. Citi cardmembers will have access to presale tickets through Citi's Private Pass Program. For complete presale details, visit  www.citiprivatepass.com.


MLH CARAVAN: A DIASPORA CALLING! CONCERT SERIES DATES:

08/27/16 - Philadelphia, PA at The Mann Center with Machel Montano, Soul Rebels featuring Talib Kweli, and Jesse Royal
09/01/16 - Chicago, IL at Ravinia with Soul Rebels, Jesse Royal, and Noname
09/02/16 - Detroit, MI at The Fillmore, with Soul Rebels, Jesse Royal, and Noname
09/04/16 - Minneapolis, MN at First Avenue, with Noname
09/09/16 - Paris, FR at Fete de L'Humanite Festival
09/11/16 - St. Louis, MO at Loufest
09/13/16 - Louisville, KY at The Louisville Palace, with Soul Rebels, 
plus more to be announced
09/15/16 - Toronto, ON at Massey Hall, with Paul Beaubrun, plus more to be announced
09/16/16 - Toronto, ON at Massey Hall, with Paul Beaubrun, plus more to be announced
09/18/16 - Cleveland, OH at Hard Rock Live Rocksino, with special guests to be announced
09/20/16 - Columbus, OH at Palace Theatre, with special guests to be announced
09/22/16 - Indianapolis, IN at The Murat Theatre, with special guests to be announced
09/24/16 - Atlanta, GA at Chastain Park, with special guests to be announced
09/25/16 - Tuscaloosa, AL at Tuscaloosa Amphitheater, with special guests to be announced
09/27/16 - Memphis, TN at Orpheum, with special guests to be announced
09/29/16 - Charlotte, NC at Charlotte Metro Credit Amphitheatre, with special guests to be announced
10/01/16 - Boston, MA at Wang Theatre, with special guests to be announced
10/13/16 - New York, NY at Radio City Music Hall, with Kehlani, Little Simz, and JoJo Abot
10/20/16 - Los Angeles, CA at Greek Theatre, with special guests to be announced
10/25/16 - Osaka, JP at Zepp
10/27/16 - Tokyo, JP at Zepp
10/29/16 - Yokohama, JP at Red Brick Festival
11/01/16 - San Diego, CA at Copley Symphony Hall, with Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, plus more to be announced
11/05/16 - San Francisco, CA at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, with Nas, Kehlani, and Seun Kuti & Egypt 80
11/04/16 - Berkeley, CA at Greek Theatre, with Nas, Kehlani, and Seun Kuti & Egypt 80
11/06/16 - Seattle, WA at McCaw Hall, with Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, plus more to be announced
11/08/16 - Vancouver, BC at Queen Elizabeth Theatre, with Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, plus more to be announced
11/10/16 - Portland, OR at Keller Auditorium, with Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, plus more to be announced
11/12/16 - Las Vegas, NV at The Foundry at SLS, with Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, plus more to be announced
11/13/16 - Phoenix, AZ at Comerica Theatre, with Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, plus more to be announced
11/27/16 - Austin, TX at Moody Theatre, with Soul Rebels, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, plus more to be announced
11/29/16 - San Antonio, TX at Aztec Theater, with Soul Rebels, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, plus more to be announced
12/01/16 - New Orleans, LA at Saenger Theatre, with Soul Rebels, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, plus more to be announced
12/06/16 - Tampa, FL at Mahaffey Theater, with Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, plus more to be announced
12/08/16 - Orlando, FL at House of Blues, with Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, plus more to be announced
12/13/16 - Raleigh, NC at The Ritz, with Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, plus more to be announced
12/18/16 - Silver Springs, MD at Fillmore, with Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, plus more to be announced


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