Heineken Red Star Tour Confirms Third Annual Lineup
Wed, 09 Jul 2008 16:17:53
Los Angeles' Boulevard3 venue will host the kickoff concert of the third annual Heineken Red Star Soul series on August 6. While Ashanti and Goapele are set to perform that night, Keyshia Cole, Musiq Soulchild, Raheem DeVaughn and Chrisette Michelle will rotate through eight other major markets between August and October. Bryan-Michael Cox will also appear at select shows.
Kenny Burns, the host of the popular BET show Black Poker Stars Invitational, will MC the entire tour as well as serve on a committee that chooses the Heineken Independent Achiever Award. Past winners include Gerald LeVert, J. Dilla, and one of Kanye West's early beat-making influences, the Chicago producer No I.D.
The 2008 Heineken Red Star Soul concert series:
8/13 Dallas, TX - Gilley's (Raheem DeVaughn and Bryan-Michael Cox)
8/20 Atlanta, GA - Opera (Lyfe Jennings and Bryan-Michael Cox)
8/27 Chicago, IL - House of Blues (Dwele and Chrisette Michelle)
9/4 Detroit, MI - Fillmore (Dwele and Estelle)
9/10 Cleveland, OH - House of Blues (Lyfe Jennings and Bilal)
9/17 Washington, DC - Ibiza (Raheem DeVaughn and Chrisette Michelle)
9/24 Philadelphia, PA - World Cafe Live (Musiq Soulchild and Estelle)
10/1 New York, NY - Mansion (Keyshia Cole and Raheem DeVaughn)
—The ARTISTdirect Staff