Alicia Keys, Common, Erykah Badu and Raphael Saadiq are among the big names confirmed to perform as part of the Heineken-sponsored concert series Red Star Soul.

Alicia Keys, Common, Erykah Badu and Raphael Saadiq are among the big names confirmed to perform as part of the Heineken-sponsored concert series Red Star Soul. The events begin Aug. 15 in Los Angeles with Common and Chrisette Michele and will run through Oct. 23 with Keys in New York.

Other shows on the docket include Saadiq, Michele and Teedra Moses on Aug. 28 at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland; Common and Raheem DeVaughn on Sept. 4 in Detroit; Badu and Michele on Sept. 13 in Chicago; Common, DJ Jazzy Jeff and Emily King on Sept. 18 in Atlanta; Common and Moses on Sept. 26 in Washington, D.C.; and Badu and DeVaughn on Oct. 13 in Philadelphia.

During each stop, a member of the local music community will be honored with the Heineken Independent Achiever Award, which was established in 2006 to recognize difference-makers in the music industry.