Legendary singer, songwriter, musician and producer Stevie Wonder announced today an extended run of dates for his SONGS IN THE KEY OF LIFE PERFORMANCE tour, due to popular demand.
Wonder will bring the critically-acclaimed performance, which is a live adaptation of the iconic “Songs in the Key of Life” album, to more than 10 U.S. cities, including a performance in Austin at the Frank Erwin Center on Saturday, April 4.
The tour will include dates in Dallas, Houston, New Orleans, Minneapolis and Nashville before concluding in Brooklyn, NY at the Barclays Center on April 12.
Rolling Stone declared that “the show is possibly 2014’s greatest testament to the limitless potential of American music itself,” while Billboard stated that “the music still resonates” and that Wonder provides an “electrifying concert… and had the audience roaring and standing on its feet.”
The tour’s initial run kicked off Nov. 6, 2014 at New York City’s Madison Square Garden and concluded on Dec. 5, 2014 at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, CA, after stops in cities such as Washington DC, Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia, Atlanta and Seattle.
Throughout his career, the celebrated singer has amassed 49 Top 40 singles, 32 No. 1 singles and worldwide album sales of more than 100 million units. He has received 25 Grammy Awards, an Oscar, and a Golden Globe; is an inductee into the Rock and Roll, Songwriters’ and NAACP Halls of Fame; and is the youngest recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors.
Stevie Wonder is also a designated U.N. Messenger of Peace with special focus on persons with disabilities. He continues to be pivotal in U.S. and world events, demonstrating the activism that has made him such a vital voice for social progress and world harmony.
2015 SONGS IN THE KEY OF LIFE PERFORMANCE TOUR DATES
March 17 | Denver, CO | Pepsi Center
March 20 | Houston, TX | Toyota Center
March 22 | Dallas, TX | American Airlines Center
March 24 | New Orleans, LA | Smoothie King Center
March 27 | Louisville, KY | KFC Yum! Center
March 29 | Minneapolis, MN | Target Center
April 1 | Columbus, OH | Schottenstein Center
April 4 | Austin, TX | Frank Erwin Center
April 7 | Nashville, TN | Bridgestone Arena
April 9 | Baltimore, MD | Royal Farms Arena
April 12 | Brooklyn, NY | Barclays Center
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