The Adventures of Kesha and Macklemore

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The Adventures of Kesha and Macklemore
Tour by Kesha and Macklemore
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Associated albums
Start dateJune 6, 2018 (2018-06-06)
End dateAugust 5, 2018 (2018-08-05)
No. of shows
  • 30 in North America
  • 30 in total
Kesha tour chronology
Rainbow Tour
(2017–19)
The Adventures of Kesha and Macklemore
(2018)
Kesha's Weird and Wonderful Rainbow Ride
(2019)
Macklemore tour chronology
The Gemini Tour
(2017–18)
The Adventures of Kesha and Macklemore
(2018)

The Adventures of Kesha and Macklemore is the co-headlining tour by American singer Kesha and American rapper Macklemore,[1][2] in support of Kesha's third studio album Rainbow and Macklemore's second solo studio album Gemini, both released in 2017. The tour began in Phoenix on June 6, 2018, and ended in Tampa on August 5, 2018.

Background and development[edit]

On January 18, 2017, Macklemore posted a photo of him and Kesha together on Instagram, hinting at an upcoming collaboration.[3] When the tracklist of Gemini was unveiled on August 22, 2017, it was revealed that Macklemore and Kesha have worked together on a track named "Good Old Days".[4] The song was released as a promotional single on September 19, 2017,[5] and was sent to adult contemporary radio on October 9, 2017, as the album's third single.[6]

On December 11, 2017, Kesha and Macklemore released a video announcing a joint tour together in the summer of 2018. One dollar from each ticket purchase will benefit charity. Kesha will donate her proceeds to the anti-sexual assault organization Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN), while Macklemore will contribute to social and racial justice organization Plus1.[7]

Set list[edit]

This set list is from the show in Kansas City on June 26, 2018. It does not represent all concerts for the duration of the tour.[8]

Kesha
Macklemore
  1. "Ain't Gonna Die Tonight"
  2. "Thrift Shop"
  3. "White Walls"
  4. "Same Love"
  5. "Otherside"
  6. "Willy Wonka"
  7. "Dance Off"
  8. "Can't Hold Us"
  9. "Downtown"
Encore
  1. "Glorious"

Tour dates[edit]

List of concerts, showing date, city, country, venue, opening acts, tickets sold, amount of available tickets and gross revenue
Date City Country Venue Opening acts Attendance Revenue
North America[1][2][9]
June 6, 2018 Phoenix United States Ak-Chin Pavilion Wes Period N/A N/A
June 8, 2018 Inglewood The Forum 11,547 / 12,685 (91%) $527,090
June 9, 2018 Las Vegas Mandalay Bay Events Center 7,465 / 8,087 (92%) $378,260
June 12, 2018 Chula Vista Mattress Firm Amphitheatre N/A N/A
June 14, 2018 Mountain View Shoreline Amphitheatre N/A N/A
June 16, 2018 West Valley City USANA Amphitheatre N/A N/A
June 17, 2018 Denver Pepsi Center N/A N/A
June 20, 2018 Dallas Dos Equis Pavilion N/A N/A
June 22, 2018 Austin Austin360 Amphitheater N/A N/A
June 23, 2018 The Woodlands Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion N/A N/A
June 25, 2018 Rogers Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion N/A N/A
June 26, 2018 Kansas City Sprint Center N/A N/A
July 10, 2018 Maryland Heights Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre N/A N/A
July 11, 2018 Cincinnati Riverbend Music Center N/A N/A
July 13, 2018 Nashville Bridgestone Arena 10,756 / 10,756 (100%) $447,181
July 14, 2018 Tinley Park Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre N/A N/A
July 16, 2018 Toronto Canada Budweiser Stage N/A N/A
July 18, 2018 Clarkston United States DTE Energy Music Theatre N/A N/A
July 19, 2018 Noblesville Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center N/A N/A
July 21, 2018 Hershey Hersheypark Stadium N/A N/A
July 22, 2018 Darien Darien Lake Performing Arts Center N/A N/A
July 24, 2018 Mansfield Xfinity Center N/A N/A
July 25, 2018 Camden BB&T Pavilion N/A N/A
July 27, 2018 Holmdel PNC Bank Arts Center N/A N/A
July 28, 2018 Bristow Jiffy Lube Live N/A N/A
July 30, 2018 Wantagh Jones Beach Theater N/A N/A
August 1, 2018 Charlotte PNC Music Pavilion N/A N/A
August 2, 2018 Atlanta Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood N/A N/A
August 4, 2018 Miami American Airlines Arena N/A N/A
August 5, 2018 Tampa MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre N/A N/A

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Tour Dates". Kesha's Official Website. Retrieved December 11, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Shows". Macklemore's Official Website. Retrieved December 11, 2017.
  3. ^ Alex, Galbraith (January 18, 2017). "Are Macklemore And Kesha Working On Music Together?". Uproxx. Retrieved September 20, 2017.
  4. ^ Mike, Wass (August 22, 2017). "Kesha Features On A New Macklemore Track Called "Good Old Days"". Idolator. Retrieved September 20, 2017.
  5. ^ "New Music: Macklemore feat. Kesha – 'Good Old Days'". Rap-Up. September 19, 2017. Retrieved September 22, 2017.
  6. ^ "Hot/Modern/AC Future Releases". All Access Music Group. Archived from the original on October 6, 2017. Retrieved October 6, 2017.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  7. ^ Ryan Reed (December 11, 2017). "Kesha, Macklemore Plot Joint 2018 Tour". Rolling Stone. Retrieved February 20, 2018.
  8. ^ Bill Brownlee (June 27, 2018). "Kesha and Macklemore delight fans with glitz, love and a dash of the 'Good Old Days'". The Kansas City Star.
  9. ^ "Current Boxscore | Billboard". Billboard. Archived from the original on June 27, 2018. Retrieved June 27, 2018.