Kenyan-born folk singer J.S. Ondara put on one of the best sets we saw at SXSW, and he's in the midst of wrapping up a sold-out US tour. Now he has announced many more North American dates, including some larger venues than he played last time around. The tour surrounds appearances at Newport Folk Festival and NJ's XPoNential Festival.

The newly-added includes include Brooklyn's Music Hall of Williamsburg on November 2. Tickets for that show go on sale Friday (4/5) at 10 AM with an AmEx presale starting Wednesday (4/3) at noon. All dates are listed below.

Watch J.S. Ondara start a crowd singalong to "Saying Goodbye" (off his great debut album Tales of America) at the BrooklynVegan SXSW day party, below.

J.S. Ondara -- 2019 Tour Dates
April 3—Salt Lake City, UT—The State Room [SOLD OUT]
April 5—Seattle, WA—Columbia City Theater [SOLD OUT]
April 6—Portland, OR—The Old Church [SOLD OUT]
April 8—San Francisco, CA—Café Du Nord [SOLD OUT]
April 9—Los Angeles, CA—Moroccan Lounge [SOLD OUT]
April 10—San Diego, CA—Casbah [SOLD OUT]
May 17—Baltimore, MD—The 8x10
May 18—Northampton, MA—Iron Horse
May 20—Pittsburgh, PA—Club Café
May 21—Cleveland, OH—House of Blues Cleveland
May 22—Cincinnati, OH—MOTR
May 25—Richmond, VA—Richmond Music Hall
May 29—Columbus, OH—The Basement
May 30—Nashville, TN—The Basement
May 31—Charlotte, NC—The Evening Muse
June 1—Canton, NC—Lake Logan Conference Center (Cold Mountain Music Festival)
June 4—Atlanta, GA—The Earl
June 5—Birmingham, AL—The Saturn
June 7—Austin, TX—Antone’s Nightclub
June 8—Dallas, TX—Sons of Hermann Hall
June 10—St. Louis, MO—Old Rock House
June 11—Des Moines, IA—Vaudeville Mews
June 12—Madison, WI—High Noon Saloon
July 27—Philadelphia, PA—Xponential Festival
July 28—Newport, RI—Newport Folk Festival
October 10—Portland, OR—Aladdin Theater
October 11—Vancouver, BC—Hollywood Theater
October 13—Seattle, WA—Neumos
October 17—San Francisco, CA—The Independent
October 19—Los Angeles, CA—Troubadour
October 21—Denver, CO—Bluebird Theater
October 24—Chicago, IL—Lincoln Hall
October 26—Toronto, ON—Mod Club Theater
October 30—Washington, DC—6th & I
November 1—Boston, MA—Sinclair
November 2—Brooklyn, NY—Music Hall of Williamsburg
December 7—Minneapolis, MN—First Avenue

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