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Sons Of Kemet Announce North American Tour For Spring 2022

The band’s new album, Black To The Future, is also set for release this coming Friday, May 14, through Impulse! Records.

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Sons Of Kemet have announced a North American tour for Spring 2022. The dates include Washington DC, Philadelphia, NYC (Webster Hall), Boston, Montreal, Toronto, Chicago, Minneapolis, Vancouver, Seattle, Portland, and San Francisco. Tickets for Webster Hall and the whole tour go on sale Friday, May 14 at 10 AM local time, with presales beginning May 12 at 10 AM local. Check out the band’s official website for further information.

The acclaimed UK outfit release a new album, Black To The Future, this coming Friday, which features appearances by Angel Bat Dawid, Moor Mother, Kojey Rad Radical, Lianne La Havas, Joshua Idehen, D Double E and more.

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Sons Of Kemet are a jazz and experimental band from London made up of Tom Skinner, Eddie Hick, Shabaka Hutchings and Theon Cross. Their musical style frequently spans jazz, rock, Caribbean folk, and African music with a revolving cast of two drummers, saxophone, tuba, clarinet and more.

The band won Best Jazz Act at the 2013 MOBO Awards for their debut album Burn, which they followed up with Lest We Forget What We Came Here To Do in 2015, also released through Naim Records. For their most recent album, 2018’s Your Queen Is A Reptile the band signed with Impulse! Records, and earned themselves a Mercury Prize nomination.

Sons Of Kemet are among the names confirmed for Somerset House’s Summer Series, and they’ll also play Glastonbury this year.

Sons Of Kemet’s North American tour includes the following 2022 dates:

March 27: Washington, DC – Union Stage
March 28: Philadelphia, PA – Underground Arts
March 29: New York, NY – Webster Hall
March 31: Boston, MA – The Sinclair
April 1: Montreal, QC – Corona Theatre
April 2: Toronto, ON – Mod Club
April 4: Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall
April 5: Minneapolis, MN – Fine Line
April 7: Vancouver, BC – Imperial
April 8: Seattle, WA – Neumos
April 9: Portland, OR – Star Theatre
April 11: San Francisco, CA – Independent.

Black To The Future is out on May 14 and can be pre-ordered here.

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