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Raphael Saadiq Kicks Off Summer Tour This Week Including Pitchfork Festival, NYC, DC & More

Raphael Saadiq will kick off his first headline tour in several years this week and his longtime friend and Lucy Pearl bandmate Ali Shaheed Muhammad (A Tribe Called Quest) will support him on several dates of the summer run. Flint, MI musician & activist Tunde Olaniran will also join the pair at Detroit’s MOCAD this Sunday. In addition to his headline dates, musician and producer Saadiq is set to perform at Chicago’s Pitchfork Festival (read ‘The Meaning of Soul Music According to Raphael Saadiq’ via the 2017 Pitchfork here). The tour dates come as the Oscar-nominated Grammy-winner finishes work on his much-anticipated fifth solo album and first since 2011’s Stone Rollin’.

RAPHAEL SAADIQ TOUR DATES

7/20 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue ++

7/21 Chicago, IL – Pitchfork Festival

7/22 Detroit, MI – MOCAD **

7/24 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer ++

7/25 New York, NY – Lincoln Center Out of Doors @ Damrosch Park Bandshell

7/26 Boston, MA – Royale ++

7/27 Washington, DC – Kennedy Center ++

++with Ali Shaheed Muhammad

**with Ali Shaheed Muhammad & Tunde Olaniran

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