Dallas, TX (December 14, 2015) – Today, award-winning artist, songwriter, producer and trailblazer Kirk Franklin, announced the 20 Years in One Night Tour in conjunction with Live Nation. The 24-city concert tour will kick off on March 15, 2016 in Miami, FL and visit other major U.S. cities including Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, Oakland and Washington, D.C. Tickets for 20 Years in One Night will go on sale on December 18th and are available for pre-sale for Citi® card members on December 15th and via Live Nation and the Kirk Franklin Fan Club beginning December 16th.
This announcement comes on the heels of the release of Franklin’s eleventh studio album, LOSING MY RELIGION (Fo Yo Soul Recordings / RCA Records), on November 13, 2015. The album, which marked his eleventh consecutive #1 debut, premiered at #1 on Billboard’s Current Gospel, Top Christian/Gospel and R&B Albums charts and #10 on Billboard’s Top 200. In addition, Franklin just received a GRAMMY® nomination for Best Gospel Song / Performance for LOSING MY RELIGION’S #1 single, “Wanna Be Happy?”.
The 20 Years in One Night Tour will be a retrospective of Kirk Franklin’s impressive, 20-plus year body of work, which has garnered him honors including nine GRAMMY Awards, 40 Stellar Awards and 16 GMA Dove Awards. Beloved for his distinct brand of inspirational music and lively stage performances, Franklin is extremely excited about the upcoming tour.
20 Years in One Night Tour Schedule: March 15th Miami, FLThe Fillmore Miami Beach March 17th Atlanta, GA The Tabernacle March 18th Greensboro, NC Greensboro March 19th Washington, DC Warner Theatre March 20th Norfolk, VAChrysler Hall March 22ndBrooklyn, NYKings Theatre March 23rd Philadelphia, PA Tower Theatre March 24th Cleveland, OHThe Masonic Temple March 25th Detroit, MIFox Theatre March 26th Pittsburgh, PAHeinz Hall March 29th Nashville, TNRyman Auditorium March 31st Louisville, KY Palace Theatre April 1st Chicago, ILChicago Theatre April 2ndMinneapolis, MNState Theatre April 3rd Indianapolis, INMurat Theatre April 5th St. Louis, MOPeabody Opera House April 8th Oklahoma City, OKThe Criterion April 9th San Antonio, TX The Aztec Theater April 10th Dallas, TXMajestic Theatre April 11th Houston, TX Revention Music Center April 14th Phoenix, AZ Comerica Theatre April 15th Los Angeles, CAThe Wiltern April 16thOakland, CAParamount Theatre
About Fo Yo Soul Recordings / RCA Records: Fo Yo Soul Recordings is a joint venture between gospel music icon Kirk Franklin and RCA Records. The Dallas-based inspirational music label, which was established in 2013, showcases some of the genre’s most talented emerging artists and established performers.