April 18, 2018
Photo by M. Caulfield/WireImage
Yes, you read the headline correctly, Lauryn Hill is going on tour! The iconic artist just announced that she’ll be hitting stages around the world in honor of the 20th anniversary of her debut album “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.”
According to Variety, the 6-time-Grammy-winner released a statement that reads:
“This album chronicled an intimate piece of my young existence. It was the summation of most, if not all, of my most hopeful and positive emotions experienced to that date. I Loved and believed deeply in my community’s ability to both Love and heal itself provided it received the right amount of support and encouragement. Our world today, both complex and changing, is in need of the balance between moral fortitude and cathartic expression. I hope the Love and energy that permeated this work can continue to inspire change with Love and optimism at the helm.”
Twitter is already going crazy!
THIS IS NOT A DRILL!!! Lauryn Hill is going on TOUR starting JULY 5th!!! Anddddd…. she’s performing the entire ‘Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’? Thank you Jesus for these gifts these past 2 days ?? #Jcole #Laurynhill
— Nalecia (@Nalamonett) April 17, 2018
Lauryn Hill is going on tour. Dis tew much
— MFish (@_time456) April 18, 2018
Just last year, the artist went on tour with Queens’ own Nas. Apparently during the tour, there were times where Hill would show up late or not at all. Twitter users didn’t hesitate to bring up those instances:
Wasn’t Lauryn Hill not showing up to some shows her last tour? Why the hell would she think people would trust her to buy tickets this time around?
— Pretty Money (@Pretty_Mxney) April 17, 2018
So Lauryn Hill going on this tour but y’all KNOW she’s known to not show up to tour dates, so I need to make sure she gon be there before I spend my dollars… DoYouHearMe?!
— DaLaun Dillard (@DDillardTV) April 17, 2018
Lauryn Hill: Yo you coming to my concert.
Me:Nah. But the real question is, are you gonna go to your concert. Cus you got a history. pic.twitter.com/dmVJTNkvZz
— LiveLife (@MerrittLT) April 17, 2018
Yikes! Hopefully this time around she will show up to every show. Will fans give her another chance? Here are the tour dates below:
Thu Jul 05 – Virginia Beach, VA – Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach
Sun Jul 08 – Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live
Wed Jul 11 – Boston, MA – Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
Fri Jul 13 – Philadelphia, PA – Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing
Sun Jul 15 – Wantagh, NY – Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
Wed Jul 18 – Toronto, ON – Budweiser Stage
Fri Jul 20 – Detroit, MI – Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill
Wed Jul 25 – Charlotte, NC – Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre
Thu Jul 26 – Raleigh, NC – The Red Hat Amphitheater
Sun Jul 29 – Tampa, FL – Al Lang Stadium
Tue Jul 31 – Miami, FL – Bayfront Park Amphitheater
Thu Aug 02 – Jacksonville, FL – Daily’s Place
Fri Aug 03 – Atlanta, GA – State Bank Amphitheatre At Chastain Park
Sun Aug 05 – Nashville, TN – Nashville Municipal Auditorium
Wed Aug 08 – Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
Fri Sep 07 – Las Vegas, NV – The Joint
Sun Sep 09 – San Diego, CA – Open Air Theatre
Wed Sep 12 – Portland, OR – Portland Memorial Coliseum
Fri Sep 14 – Vancouver, BC – Festival Lawn at Deer Lake Park
Sat Sep 15 – Seattle, WA – ShoWare Center**
Thu Sep 20 – Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre
TELL US: Which tour date will you be going to?!