Plus, Robert Glasper, Rakim, The LOX and more playing there this weekend

Kamasi Washington

Jazz musician Kamasi Washington, who's on the new Kendrick Lamar album, the new Thundercat album, and has his own new album out now on Flying Lotus' Brainfeeder label, has announced a lengthy tour. He'll be in NYC for shows on August 24 & 25 at Blue Note Jazz Club. He plays 8 PM and 10:30 PM sets each night. Tickets for all four are on sale now. All dates are listed below.

Speaking of hip hop-related shows happening at the Blue Note, pianist Robert Glasper is in the midst of a four-night run there. He plays 8 PM and 10:30 PM sets tonight (6/25) through Saturday (6/27). Tickets are still available.

After his set on Friday, The Soul Rebels are doing a #RebelJam with rap vets Rakim, Slick Rick and The LOX's Styles P & Sheek Louch, Lettuce/Soulive's Eric Krasno, and more surprise guests (tickets). Rakim and The LOX will be coming from Radio City, where they play the 'Masters of Ceremony' show earlier that night with DMX, Shabba Ranks, Mase, Pete Rock & CL Smooth, Brand Nubian and Das Efx (tickets).

And after Glasper's set on Saturday, Okayplayer presents an album release party with Skyzoo for his new Music For My Friends LP (tickets).

List of Kamasi Washington dates and a stream of a song from his new album, below...


Kamasi Washington -- 2015 Tour Dates
07-30 Seattle, WA - Neumos
07-31 Happy Valley, OR - Pickathon Festival
08-06 Charlotte, NC - Chop Shop
08-07 Durham, NC - Motorco
08-08 Richmond, VA - Richmond Jazz Festival
08-09 San Jose, CA - San Jose Summer Fest
08-20 Boston, MA - The Sinclair
08-22 Portland, ME - Blue
08-24 - 08-25 New York, NY - Blue Note Jazz Club
08-26 Washington, DC - Howard Theatre
08-27 Philadelphia, PA - World Café Live
08-29 Baltimore, MD - Soundstage
09-15 Las Vegas, NV - The Smith Center
09-18 Sacramento, CA - Harlow's
09-19 San Francisco, CA - Warfield Theatre
11-04 Rotterdam, Holland - Bird
11-05 Amsterdam, Holland - Bitterzoet
11-06 Hamburg, Germany - Gruenspan
11-07 Eindhoven, Holland - So What's Next Festival
11-08 Mannheim, Germany - Enjoy Jazz Festival
11-09 Bologna, Italy - Locomotiv
11-10 Rome, Italy - Monk Club
11-11 Milan, Italy - Tunnel
11-13 Bristol, England - Lantern
11-14 London, England - EFG London Jazz Festival
11-15 Paris, France - Trabendo
11-16 Brussels, Belgium - AB Club
11-17 Cologne, Germany - Club Bahnhof Ehrenfeld
11-18 Munich, Germany - Unterfahrt
11-21 Utrecht, Holland - Le Guess Who?
11-22 Berlin, Germany - Neue Heimat
11-23 Copenhagen, Denmark - DR Concert House 2
11-24 Oslo, Norway - Victoria
11-25 Stockholm, Sweden - Fasching
11-26 Gothenburg, Sweden - Nefertiti
11-27 Stavanger, Norway - Folken
11-28 Bergen, Norway - Verftet