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Kendrick Lamar announces UK/EU dates for ‘The DAMN. Tour’ with James Blake

The rapper’s first European headline shows in years come in February and March.

Kendrick Lamar hasn’t played a UK headline show since before he released 2015 LP ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’, but he’s now finally shared European dates on the back of this year’s five star-rated ‘DAMN.’.

February and March 2018 will see the rapper tour the UK and the mainland, and he’s only bringing James Blake along for the ride! The producer lent a helping hand to ‘DAMN.”s standout track ‘ELEMENT.’.

The dates begin on Dublin on 7th February, and feature two shows at The O2 in London.

Kendrick recently said in an interview that ‘DAMN.’ should be played backwards to be enjoyed best. “I think like a week after the album came out, [fans] realized you can play the album backwards. It plays as a full story and even a better rhythm. It’s one of my favorite rhythms and tempos within the album. It’s something that we definitely premeditate while we’re in the studio”.

“I don’t think the story necessarily changes, I think the feel changes.”

View the dates for the ‘DAMN.’ UK/EU tour below.

07 Dublin, 3Arena
09 Birmingham, Genting Arena
10 Manchester, Arena
11 Glasgow, SSE Hydro
12 London, The O2
13 London, The O2
15 Frankfurt, Festhalle
22 Cologne Lanxess Arena
23 Amsterdam, Ziggo Dome
25 Paris, AccorHotels Arena
27 Antwerp, Sportpaleis

MARCH
01 Copenhagen, Royal Arena
02 Oslo, Telenor Arena
03 Stockholm, Ericsson Globe
05 Berlin, Mercedes-Benz Arena

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