Baduizm World Tour

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Baduizm World Tour
Tour by Erykah Badu
Associated album Baduizm
Start date March 13, 1997
End date June 23, 1998
Legs 3
Erykah Badu concert chronology

The Baduizm World Tour is the first major headlining tour by American R&B/neo soul singer Erykah Badu in 1997, in support of her multi-platinum debut album Baduizm. The tour kicked off in North America, and she played several dates throughout 1998 in South America, Europe as well as more additional dates in the U.S. A Live concert album was recorded and released under Kedar/Universal in November 1997.

Opening acts[edit]

Set list[edit]

  1. "Rimshot (Reprise Intro)"
  2. "Otherside of the Game"
  3. "On & On"
  4. "Appletree"
  5. "Searching"
  6. "Sometimes"
  7. "Ye Yo"
  8. "Stay" (Chaka Khan cover)
  9. "No Love"
  10. "Boogie Nights/All Night"
  11. "Certainly"
  12. "Next Lifetime" (Interlude Intro)
  13. "Tyrone"
  14. "Next Lifetime"
  15. "Rimshot (Reprise Outro)"


  • Music Director/Keyboards: Norman "Key" Hurt
  • Drums: Charles "Poogie" Bell, Jr.
  • Guitar: Bob Power
  • Bass: Hubert Eaves IV
  • Keyboards: Ike Lee III
  • Background vocals: N'dambi, Karen Bernod, Joyce M. Strong, Yahzarah

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
North America
March 13, 1997 Boston United States The Avalon[2][3]
April 23, 1997 San Francisco Bimbo's 365 Club
May 5, 1997 New York City Brooklyn Academy of Music
June 8, 1997 London United Kingdom Finsbury Park
July 1, 1997 Brixton Academy
North America
July 5, 1997 Wantagh United States Jones Beach Amphitheater
July 9, 1997 Richmond Classic Amphitheater
August 8, 1997 Bonner Springs Smokin' Grooves Festival
August 23, 1997 Vaughan Canada Kingswood Music Theatre
October 1, 1997 New York City United States Sony Studio Center
South America
October 12, 1997 São Paulo Brazil Free Jazz Festival[4]
October 18, 1997
North America
November 8, 1997 Los Angeles United States Billboard Cafe
June 23, 1998 Mountain View Shoreline Amphitheatre


  • Not all concert dates are listed, the tour included several dates in 1997, 1998 in USA and Europe.