Kamasi Washington announces world tour

The jazz saxophonist and composer follows three-hour album 'The Epic' with a hefty international tour.


Saxophonist and composer Kamasi Washington will perform a massive tour following the release of his, er, epic three-hour album, 'The Epic'. 

Washington, who recently contributed to albums by Kendrick Lamar, Flying Lotus, and Thundercat, will be touring the world from July through to the end of November.

Kamasi Washington tour dates:

July 30th: Neumos, Seattle, WA
July 31st: Pickathon Festival, Happy Valley, OR 

August 6th: Chop Shop, Charlotte, NC 
August 7th: Motorco, Durham, NC
August 8th: Richmond Jazz Festival, Richmond, VA 
August 9th: San Jose Summer Fest, San Jose, CA
August 20th: The Sinclair, Boston, MA 
August 22nd: Blue, Portland, ME  
August 24th-25th: Blue Note Jazz Club, New York, NY 
August 26th: Howard Theatre, Washington, DC 
August 27th: World Café Live, Philadelphia, PA
August 29th: Soundstage, Baltimore, MD 

September 15th: The Smith Center, Las Vegas, NV
September 18th: Harlow's, Sacramento, CA 
September 19th: Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA 

October 22nd: Soulfest – The Factory, Sydney, Australia
October 24th: Soulfest Sydney, Sydney, Australia
October 25th: Soulfest Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
October 26th: Soulfest, Auckland, New Zealand 
October 30th-November 1st: Blue Note Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan 

November 4th: Bird, Rotterdam, Holland
November 5th: Bitterzoet, Amsterdam, Holland 
November 6th: Gruenspan, Hamburg, Germany 
November 7th: So What's Next Festival, Eindhoven, Holland 
November 8th: Enjoy Jazz Festival, Mannheim, Germany 
November 9th: Locomotiv, Bologna, Italy 
November 10th: Monk Club, Rome, Italy  
November 11th: Tunnel, Milan, Italy 
November 13th: Lantern, Bristol, England 
November 14th: EFG London Jazz Festival, London, England 
November 15th: Trabendo, Paris, France
November 16th: AB Club, Brussels, Belgium 
November 17th: Club Bahnhof Ehrenfeld, Cologne, Germany 
November 18th: Unterfahrt, Munich, Germany 
November 21st: Le Guess Who?, Utrecht, Holland
November 22nd: Neue Heimat, Berlin, Germany 
November 23rd: DR Concert House 2, Copenhagen, Denmark 
November 24th: Victoria, Oslo, Norway
November 25th: Fasching, Stockholm, Sweden 
November 26th: Nefertiti, Gothenburg, Sweden
November 27th: Folken, Stavanger, Norway 
November 28th: Verftet, Bergen, Norway