Produced by Live Nation, “The Kings Men” tour begins in Phoenix in mid-September and concludes in Brooklyn, N.Y., with the four artists playing a mixture of amphitheatres and arenas.
To say there’s a lot of star power on this tour would be an understatement. Franklin has nine Grammys to his credit along with 39 Stellar Awards, 16 Dove Awards, eight NAACP Image Awards, two BET Awards, an American Music Award and a Soul Train Award.
Sapp’s honors include seven Dove Awards and two BET Awards. McClurkin has won three Grammys as well as BET, Soul Train and Dove awards.
Houghton’s honors are equally impressive, including six Doves, two Stellars, four Grammys and a Soul Train Award.
Here’s the itinerary:
Sept. 16 – Phoenix, Ariz., Comerica Theatre
Sept. 19 – Universal City, Calif., Gibson Amph. At Univ. CityWalk
Sept. 22 – Concord, Calif., Sleep Train Pavilion At Concord
Sept. 25 – Grand Prairie, Texas, Verizon Theatre At Grand Prairie
Sept. 26 – Houston, Texas, Reliant Arena @ Reliant Park
Sept. 28 – Atlanta, Ga., Chastain Park Amphitheatre
Sept. 30 – Miami, Fla., AmericanAirlines Arena
Oct. 2 – Tampa, Fla., USF Sun Dome
Oct. 4 – Norfolk, Va., Constant Convocation Center
Oct. 6 – Washington, D.C., Verizon Center
Oct. 7 – Philadelphia, Pa., The Liacouras Center
Oct. 9 – Cleveland, Ohio, Wolstein Ctr. / Cleveland St. Univ.
Oct. 10 – Chicago, Ill., United Center
Oct. 12 – Detroit, Mich., Fox Theatre
Oct. 14 – Brooklyn, N.Y., Barclays Center
“In the Gospel world, this is like Springsteen, McCartney, Prince and Elton hitting the road together,’ Live Nation Senior VP of Touring Kevin Morrow said in a statement. “It’s going to be a once in a lifetime event for music fans.”
A Citi presale for cardmembers via the credit card company’s Private Pass program begins May 8. Click here for details.
General onsales for Phoenix, Universal City, Concord, Atlanta, Miami, Washington, D.C., and Cleveland begin May 11; Grand Prairie, Houston and Brooklyn May 12; Philadelphia May 18; Detroit May 19; Tampa June 1; Norfolk June 8 and Chicago June 18. For more information, click here, here, here and here for the websites belonging to Kirk Franklin, Marvin Sapp, Donnie McClurkin and Israel Houghton, respectively.