Talib Kweli announces ‘Quality’ 15th anniversary residency at the Blue Note
In celebration of the 15th anniversary of his debut album Quality, Talib Kweli has announced a residency at NYC's Blue Note starting this fall. The shows will be spread out across three months and will run into next year. 2017 dates include September 7 and November 9-11, while 2018 dates include January 25-28. Each date will include two shows per night, at 8:30PM and 10:30PM, amounting in 16 shows total. Talib will be performing the entire record live with a full backing band. Tickets for the residency shows are available now.
Aside from the Blue Note shows, Talib Kweli will also be appearing at several other shows around the NYC area. He DJs at Brooklyn Bowl on August 17 and September 14 (tickets), and plays NJPAC on August 24 (tickets). All dates are listed below.
Talib Kweli will also make an appearance at a different residency, Dave Chappelle's 16-show run at Radio City, on Wednesday, August 23 alongside his old Black Star partner Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def). Tickets are still available.
Talib Kweli - 2017/2018 Tour Dates
08/04/2017 Cluj-Napoca Romania – Untold Festival
08/05/2017 Katowice Poland – Off Festival 2017 (with band)
08/17/2017 Brooklyn NY – Brooklyn Bowl*
08/23/2017 New York, NY - Radio City w/ Dave Chappelle, Yasiin Bey
08/24/2017 Newark NJ – New Jersey Performing Arts Center
09/07/2017 New York NY – Blue Note Jazz Club
09/14/2017 Brooklyn NY – Brooklyn Bowl*
11/09/2017 New York NY – Blue Note Jazz Club
11/10/2017 New York NY – Blue Note Jazz Club
11/11/2017 New York NY – Blue Note Jazz Club
01/25/2018 New York NY – Blue Note Jazz Club
01/26/2018 New York NY – Blue Note Jazz Club
01/27/2018 New York NY – Blue Note Jazz Club
01/28/2018 New York NY – Blue Note Jazz Club
* - DJ sets