After making huge splashes in both the movies and sports world with their recent moves, TDE is ready explode again on the music scene with their first ever full label tour featuring Kendrick Lamar, SZA, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock and more.
Dubbed The Championship Tour, Top Dawg Entertainment’s elite roster is slated to kick off their multi-city jaunt May 4 in Vancouver before venturing to a myriad of notable cities including Los Angeles, Dallas, New York, and Chicago. The TDE roster will then close things out with their final show on Jun. 16 in Pittsburgh, PA at KeyBank Pavilion. Tickets go on-sale to the general public this Friday (Jan. 26) at noon local time. American Express card members can purchase tickets in select cities from from 10 a.m. Tuesday to noon Thursday local time.
In 2017, TDE trounced the competition with masterful efforts from Lamar and SZA. DAMN. and CTRL earned platinum status and also secured a bevy of Grammy nominations. This year, Lamar is up for seven Grammys, while his TDE female counterpart, SZA, is up for five awards including best new artist.
Aside from the music aspect, TDE’s foray into sports and entertainment have also been well documented. Last week, they signed LSU running back Derrius Guice to their new sports agency. Earlier this month, TDE announced that they’re producing Black Panther: The Album for the forthcoming Ryan Coogler-directed film. So far, they released two songs including Kendrick Lamar and SZA’s “All the Stars” and Jay Rock’s starry record “King’s Dead” featuring K. Dot, Future and James Blake.
Check out the tour dates below.
— TOP DAWG #TDE (@dangerookipawaa) January 22, 2018
TDE: The Championship Tour Dates
May 4 — Vancouver, BC* @ Rogers Arena
May 5 — Seattle, WA White @ River Amphitheatre
May /6 — Portland, OR @ Sunlight Supply Amphitheater
May 8 — Oakland, CA* @ Oracle Arena
May 10 — Los Angeles, CA* @ The Forum
May 13 — San Diego, CA @ Mattress Firm Amphitheatre
May 14 — Phoenix, AZ @ Ak. Chin Pavilion
May 15 — Albuquerque, NM @ Isleta Amphitheater
May 17 — Dallas, TX @ Starplex Pavilion
May 18 — Austin, TX @Austin360 Amphitheater
May 19 — Houston, TX @ The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion Presented by Huntsman
May 22 — Tampa, FL @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
May 23 — West Palm Beach, FL @ Coral Sky Amphitheatre
May 25 — Atlanta, GA @ Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood
May 26 — Raleigh, NC @ Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
May 27 — Virginia Beach, VA @ Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach
May 29 — New York, NY* @ Madison Square Garden
May 30 — Wantagh, NY @ Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
June 1 — Bristow, VA (DC) @ Jiffy Lube Live
June 2 — Hershey, PA @ Hersheypark Stadium
June 3 — Buffalo, NY @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
June 5 — Boston, MA @ Xfinity Center
June 7 — Hartford, CT @ XFINITY Theatre
June 8 — Philadelphia, PA @ BB&T Pavilion
June 9 — Saratoga Springs, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
June 12 — Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage
June 13 — Detroit, MI* @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
June 15 — Chicago, IL @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
June 16 — Pittsburgh, PA @ KeyBank Pavilion
*American Express presale