SZA is heading on her first-ever arena tour! The singer announced on Tuesday that she will be kicking off her SOS North American Tour next year in support of her recently released sophomore album.
SZA will be joined by Grammy-nominated singer Omar Apollo, who will perform the opening act at the 17-date concert tour. Read on to know more about the tour, including the dates and venues.
SZA Announces SOS North American Tour 2023
The tour is all set to begin on February 21, 2023, in Columbus, Ohio, at the Schottenstein Center and will cover Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Toronto, Vancouver, Boston, New York, Atlanta, Seattle, and Oakland before concluding in Los Angeles on March 22.
This will be the second headlining tour for the 33 year old singer, after her much-acclaimed Ctrl the Tour, which took place in 2017 and 2018. Tickets for SOS tour concerts will go on sale on the singer’s official website on Friday, December 16, at 12 pm local time. The full list of dates and venues is as below:
Tuesday, Feb 21: Columbus, OH, at Schottenstein Center
Wednesday, Feb 22: Chicago, IL, at United Center
Friday, Feb 24: Detroit, MI, at Little Caesars Arena
Saturday, Feb 25: Toronto, ON, at Scotiabank Arena
Monday, Feb 27: Washington, DC, at Capital One Arena
Tuesday, Feb 28: Boston, MA, at TD Garden
Thursday, March 02: Philadelphia, PA, at Wells Fargo Center*
Saturday, March 04: New York, NY, at Madison Square Garden
Tuesday, March 07: Atlanta, GA, at State Farm Arena
Thursday, March 09: Austin, TX, at Moody Center
Friday, March 10: Dallas, TX, at American Airlines Center
Monday, March 13: San Diego, CA, at Viejas Arena
Tuesday, March 14: Oakland, CA, at Oakland Arena
Thursday, March 16: Seattle, WA, at Climate Pledge Arena
Saturday, March 18: Portland, OR, at Moda Center
Sunday, March 19: Vancouver, BC, at Rogers Arena
Wednesday, March 22: Los Angeles, CA, at Kia Forum
The Tour is in Support of SZA’s SOS Album
SZA, whose real name is Solána Imani Rowe, released her second studio album titled SOS on December 9. The 23-track album is supported by three singles: Good Days, I Hate U, and Shirt, all three of which reached the top 20 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. I hate U reached number 5, with Good Days peaking at 9 and Shirt attaining the 11th rank.
The album also features guest appearances by Don Toliver, Travis Scott, Phoebe Bridgers, and Ol’ Dirty Bastard. It has been released by Top Dawg Entertainment and RCA Records. SOS has received wide critical acclaim till now, with many critics calling it the ‘Best New Music’. Metacritic gave the album a score of 91 out 100, based on 12 reviews.
The rest of the track list includes SOS, Kill Bill, Seek & Destroy, Low, Love Language, Blind, Used ft. Don Toliver, Snooze, Notice Me, Gone Girl, Smoking on My Ex Pack, Ghost in the Machine ft. Phoebe Bridgers, F2F, Nobody Gets Me, Conceited, Special, Too Late, Far, Open Arms ft. Travis Scott and Forgiveless ft. Ol’ Dirty Bastard.
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