Tickets Go On Sale September 14th
Tori Kelly will kick off a North American headline tour on October 18th at The Tabernacle in Atlanta, GA. The run is in support of her new project, Hiding Place, a powerful collection of R&B infused gospel songs that was produced by 12-time GRAMMY Award winner Kirk Franklin.
In addition to playing such venues as Warner Theatre in Washington DC (October 28th) and Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium (November 8th), Kelly and her band will perform at several historic houses of worship, including New York City’s Riverside Church (October 30th) and the Cathedral Sanctuary at Immanuel Presbyterian Church in Los Angeles (November 16th and 17th). Tickets go on sale Friday, September 14th via torikellymusic.com.
Capitol Records will release Hiding Place on September 14th. The passion project follows Kelly’s 2015 album Unbreakable Smile, which Idolator recently hailed as “one of the better debut albums in recent memory.” It entered the Billboard 200 at No. 2 and contained the gold-certified singles “Nobody Love,” “Should’ve Been Us” and “Hollow.”
Kelly recorded Hiding Place primarily at Kirk Franklin’s studio just outside Dallas. Half of the songs were penned solely by Franklin, while the remaining tracks came from a collaboration between the two artists – the first time that Franklin had ever co-written in a decades-long career that’s seen his songs performed by legends like Stevie Wonder and Whitney Houston.
Fans who pre-order/pre-save Hiding Place in digital format will instantly receive the first single, “Never Alone” (feat. Kirk Franklin,) and “Help Us To Love” featuring The Hamiltones, official background vocalists for GRAMMY winner Anthony Hamilton. Other guests include Jonathan McReynolds and Lecrae. The video of Tori performing “Never Alone” live with Kirk Franklin, which has more than two million views.
10/18 Atlanta, GA The Tabernacle
10/19 Birmingham, AL Lyric Theatre
10/21 Charlotte, NC McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square
10/22 Durham, NC Carolina Theatre
10/25 Munhall, PA Carnegie Music Hall of Homestead
10/27 Philadelphia, PA Temple Performing Arts Center
10/28 Washington, DC Warner Theatre
10/30 New York, NY Riverside Church
11/1 Detroit, MI Masonic Temple Theatre
11/2 Grand Rapids, MI Fountain Street Church
11/5 Chicago, IL Fourth Presbyterian Church
11/6 Chicago, IL Fourth Presbyterian Church
11/8 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium
11/11 Dallas, TX Majestic Theater
11/12 Austin, TX Paramount Theatre
11/13 Houston, TX Wortham Center Cullen Theater
11/16 Los Angeles, CA The Cathedral Sanctuary at Immanuel Presbyterian Church
11/17 Los Angeles, CA The Cathedral Sanctuary at Immanuel Presbyterian Church
11/19 San Francisco, CA Herbst Theater
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