Kendrick Lamar Announces 2012 Tour Dates

Kendrick Lamar thrilled music fans and Lady Gaga alike at last week’s Pitchfork Festival, and now the Compton rapper will bring his act to the rest of the country. The “Swimming Pools (Drank)” MC will kick off his US tour September 7 in Norfolk, Virginia. Even better, Lamar will have some friends join him for the ride — Wiz Khalifa, Mac Miller, Schoolboy Q, Chiddy Bang, Chevy WoodsAb-Soul and Jay Rock will all appear on various dates of the tour.

Check out all the dates below, and keep an eye out for Lamar’s debut album, good kid, m.A.A.d. city, out October 2.

Kendrick Lamar — 2012 Tour Dates 9/7 Norfolk, VA, The Norva 9/8 Richmond, VA, The National 9/11 Charlotte, NC, The Fillmore 9/12 Baltimore, MD, Rams Head 9/13 Philadelphia, PA, TLA 9/14 Washington, DC, Howard Theater 9/15 New York, NY, Terminal 5 9/20 Detroit, MO, Royal Oak 9/21 Minneapolis, MN, Epic 9/22 Milwaukee, WI, The Rave 9/23 Chicago, IL, The Congress 9/26 Tampa, FL, The Ritz Ybor 9/27 Miami, FL, The Fillmore 9/28 Orlando, FL, Plaza Live 9/29 Atlanta, GA, Tabernacle 9/30 New Orleans, LA, House of Blues 10/8 Denver, CO, The Ogden Theater 10/13 Portland, OR, Roseland Theatre 10/14 Seattle, WA, The Neptune 10/16 San Francisco, CA, Regency 10/17 Los Angeles, CA, Club Nokia 10/18 Pomona, CA, Fox Theater