Singer and songwriter Tiwa Savage, born Tiwatope Savage, has announced her 17-date ‘Water & Garri’ North American tour in support of her 2021 EP.
KAMPALA | NOW THEN DIGITAL — Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage has announced 17 North American dates for her upcoming tour titled ‘Water & Garri‘. The “Somebody’s Son” songstress made the announcement while chatting with BBC Radio 1Xtra’s host Remi Burgz late last week.
- Savage is notable for her presence in Europe and North America, having become the first female African artist to win the Best African Act award at the 2018 MTV Europe Music Awards.
- And for having been honored by US high fashion publication Vogue as one of the ‘Most Inspirational Women’, as well as representing Africa on a Billboard magazine cover.
- Check out the complete list of 3Music Awards 2022 winners, including Kidi and Wizkid.
Featuring an impressive lineup of international musical heavyweights, Water & Gari EP topped charts and became a genre-bending project of our dreams.
Among the musicians featured on the Water & Gari EP are American rapper Nas, who contributed his lyrical expertise to the track “Work Fada,” R&B legend Brandy on “Somebody’s Son,” and up-and-coming Ghanaian artist Amaarae.
Tiwa Savage could not hide her excitement at taking on the global stage on her upcoming North American tour, posting the following message:
Among Tiwa Savage’s noteworthy achievements in Europe and North America is her recognition as the first female artist to win Best African Act at MTV’s 2018 European Music Awards, having been named one of Vogue’s ‘Most Inspirational Women’ and having a Billboard cover dedicated to her.
Later this year, the Nigerian superstar will once again perform in New York City at ‘LETSGETFR.EE’, alongside Wizkid, Tems, Mr. Eazi, and international stars such as Missy Elliot, Anderson Paak, Kali Uchis, Bas, Jhene Aiko, and too many more.
In August, the festival, organized by AFROPUNK founder Matthew Morgan, will take place at Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
The 2022 North American tour dates for Tiwa Savage can be found below. Ticket sales began last Friday, March 25.
- Sun May 15 – New York, NY – Warsaw
- Fri May 20 – Edmonton, AB – Union Hall
- Sun May 22 – Vancouver, BC – The Commodore Ballroom
- Wed May 25 – Seattle, WA – Nuemos
- Fri May 27 – San Francisco, CA – August Hall
- Sun May 29 – Los Angeles, CA – The Roxy Theater
- Tues May 31 – Denver, CO – Marquis Theater
- Thu June 2 – Dallas, TX – Echo Music Hall
- Fri June 3 – Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall
- Sun June 5 – Atlanta, GA – The Loft
- Thu June 9 – Chicago, IL – The Promontory
- Fri June 10 – Minneapolis, MN – Varsity Theater
- Sun June 12 – Columbus, OH – King of Clubs
- Wed June 15 – Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore
- Thu June 16 – Boston, MA – The Sinclair
- Fri June 17 – Montreal, QC – The Corona Theatre
- Sun June 19 – Toronto, ON – Longboat Hall
- Sat Aug 20 – Queens, NY LETSGETFR.EE