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Grammy-Award Winning Singer Kirk Franklin Announces 20 Years in One Night Tour

Dec 14, 2015 07:44 PM EST
9-time GRAMMY-winning chart-topper Kirk Franklin, will kick off the 20 Years in One Night Tour, in association with Live Nation – hitting 20-plus cities including his native Dallas, Miami, Washington DC, New York, Los Angeles and more! Tickets on sale December 18th, with special pre-sales beginning December 15th and 16th.
Kirk Franklin is an American gospel musician, choir director, and author. Getty Images

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 onMarch 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, FL                   The Fillmore Miami Beach

March 17th                 Atlanta, GA                 The Tabernacle

March 18th                 Greensboro, NC         Greensboro

March 19th                 Washington, DC         Warner Theatre

March 20th                 Norfolk, VA                Chrysler Hall

March 22nd                 Brooklyn, NY             Kings Theatre

March 23rd                 Philadelphia, PA        Tower Theatre

March 24th                 Cleveland, OH            The Masonic Temple

March 25th                 Detroit, MI                  Fox Theatre

March 26th                 Pittsburgh, PA            Heinz Hall

March 29th                 Nashville, TN             Ryman Auditorium

March 31st                  Louisville, KY             Palace Theatre

April 1st                       Chicago, IL                 Chicago Theatre

April 2nd                     Minneapolis, MN       State Theatre

April 3rd                      Indianapolis, IN         Murat Theatre

April 5th                      St. Louis, MO              Peabody Opera House

April 8th                      Oklahoma City, OK     The Criterion

April 9th                      San Antonio, TX         The Aztec Theater

April 10th                    Dallas, TX                   Majestic Theatre

April 11th                    Houston, TX               Revention Music Center

April 14th                    Phoenix, AZ                Comerica Theatre

April 15th                    Los Angeles, CA         The Wiltern

April 16th                    Oakland, CA                Paramount 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. 

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