Big Boi
3.6.2013

Big Boi Announces ‘Shoes for Running’ Tour Dates

Big Boi is bringing some southern swag to a city near you. The Atlanta rapper has announced dates for his “Shoes for Running” tour.

The 45-city North American trek kicks off April 18 in his homestate of Georgia, and travels to Brooklyn, Philadelphia, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York, wrapping June 19 in Boston.

“To play your music in front of the fans that love it, it’s like the best feeling in the world,” Big Boi tells Rolling Stone. “Just jamming out with all walks of life.”

The 90-minute set will include new tracks off his latest album Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors as well as classic OutKast records and cuts off his 2010 solo debut Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty.

“It’s just nonstop action,” he says of the tour, which may even feature some surprise guests.

His fellow Dungeon Family member Killer Mike will join him as the opening act and will appear during his main set each night. “It’ll be a nice block of Killer Mike and Big just killing shit,” he explains. “We’re gonna do just about all the records that me and him recorded together.”

Tickets are on sale now in select cities. See an itinerary below.

“Shoes for Running” Tour Dates

April 18 – Athens, GA – Georiga Theater
April 19 – Asheville, NC – Orange Peel
April 20 – Charlottesville, VA – University of Virginia
April 21 – Baltimore, MD – Sound Stage
April 23 – Providence, RI – Lupo’s
April 24 – Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Bowl
April 25 – Williamsburg, VA – College of William & Mary
April 26 – University Park, PA – Penn State University
April 27 – Philadelphia, PA – TLA
April 30 – Indianapolis, IN – The Vogue
May 1 – Chicago, IL – Vic Theater
May 2 – San Francisco, CA – San Francisco State University
May 3 – Milwaukee, WI – The Rave
May 4 – Memphis, TN – Beale Street
May 5 – Lawrence, KS – Granada Theater
May 7 – Denver, CO – Cervantis
May 8 – Fort Collins, CO – Aggie Theater
May 9 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot
May 13 – Portland, OR – Roseland Theater
May 15 – Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst
May 15 – San Francisco, CA – Mezzanine
May 18 – Los Angeles, CA – House of Blues
May 19 – Albuquerque, NM – Observatory
May 23 – Houston, TX – Bayour Music Hall
May 24 – Austin, TX – The Backyard
May 25 – Dallas, TX – Palladium Ballroom
May 26 – Chillicothe, IL – Summer Camp Fest
May 30 – Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works
May 31 – Chattanooga, TN – Track 29
June 1 – Mobile, AL – Soul Kitchen
June 2 – Birmingham, AL – Avondale Brewing Co.
June 4 – Orlando, FL – The Plaza Live
June 5 – Fort Lauderdale, FL – Revolution
June 6 – Jacksonville, FL – Brewsters Megaplex
June 7 – Altanta, GA – Masquerade
June 8 – Charleston, SC – Music Farm
June 9 – Wilmington, NC – Brooklyn Arts Center
June 11 – Raleigh, NC – Lincoln Theater
June 12 – Charlotte, NC – Amos
June 14 – Washington D.C. – Howard’s Theatre
June 15 – Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom
June 16 – Toronto, Ontario – North By Northeast
June 19 – Boston, MA – Paradise