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#Summer2K17: R&B Tours to Watch Out For


By Nathan Vinson (@TheGreatIsNate on Twitter)

photo credit: Instagram/@johnlegend

Ah, summertime and the living is easy! As the school year winds down and you’re thinking about your next summer getaway, why not treat yourself to a fun concert from your favorite R&B artist? Whether you’re ready to see Janet Jackson post-baby birth, are mesmerized by Trey Songz, or appreciate the new wave R&B offerings of Kehlani, there is an R&B summer tour for every music lover. Take a look at my comprehensive list below:

Bruno Mars: The 24K Magic World Tour

Last Project: 24K Magic (Released November 11, 2016)

Start Date: July 15 in Las Vegas, NV

End Date: November 11 in Los Angeles, CA

Featuring Act(s): TBA

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Janet Jackson: State of the World Tour (Formerly the Unbreakable World Tour)

Last Project: Unbreakable (Released October 2, 2015)

Start Date: September 7 in Lafayette, LA

End Date: December 17 in Atlanta, GA

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John Legend: Darkness and Light Tour

Last Project: Darkness and Light (Released December 2, 2016)

Start Date: May 12 in Miami, FL

End Date: June 30 in New Orleans, LA

Featuring Act(s): Gallant

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Kehlani: SweetSexySavage World Tour

Last Project: SweetSexySavage (Released January 27)

Start Date: April 14 in Indio, CA

End Date: July 20 in Tampa, FL

Featuring Act(s): Ella Mai, Jahkoy, Noodles

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Bell Biv Devoe: Three Stripes Tour

Last Project: Three Stripes (Released January 27)

Start Date:  May 13 in Jacksonville, FL

End Date: August 6 in Columbia, MD

Featuring Act(s): SWV, En Vogue, Guy

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Last Project: A Seat At The Table (Released September 30, 2016)

Start Date: April 26 in San Francisco, CA

End Date: September 24 in Los Angeles, CA

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Trey Songz: Tremaine The Tour

Last Project: Tremaine The Album (Released March 24)

Start Date: May 3 in Detroit, MI

End Date: June 3 in Los Angeles, CA

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Erykah Badu: Badu v. Everythang Tour

Last Project: But You Caint Use My Phone (Released November 27, 2015)

Start Date: May 6 in Birmingham, AL

End Date: October 9 Osaka, Japan

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Maxwell: blackSUMMERS’night Summer Tour

Last Project: blackSUMMERS’night (Released July 1, 2016)

Start Date: May 23 in Nashville, TN

End Date: June 23 in San Diego, CA

Featuring Act(s): Common, Ledisi, Leela James

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Jill Scott: Live in Concert

Last Project: Woman (Released July 24, 2015)

Start Date: June 23 in Hampton, Virginia

End Date: August 18 in Temecula, CA

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Kevin Ross: The Awakening Tour

Last Project: The Awakening (Released March 24)

Start Date: May 24 in Chicago, IL

End Date: July 18, Oakland, CA

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Marsha Ambrosius & Eric Benét: The M.E. Tour

Last Projects: Friends & Lovers (Released July 11, 2014) and Eric Benét (Released October 7, 2016), respectively

Start Date: March 30 in Detroit, MI

End Date: June 8 in San Francisco, CA

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Mary J. Blige: Strength of a Woman Live

Latest Project: Strength of a Woman (Released April 28)

Start Date: July 1 in New Orleans, LA

End Date: September 9 in San Francisco, CA

Featuring Act(s): Lalah Hathaway

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Khalid: American Teen Tour

Latest Project: American Teen (Released March 3)

Start Date: July 12 in Portland, OR

End Date: September 21 in San Francisco, CA

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So, who are you trying to catch on tour this summer? Tell us who and why in the comment section below.


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