Musiq and Kindred Release Projects, NuSoul Tour Kicks Off
Twelve-time Grammy nominated Musiq Soulchild Releases Single, “Simple Things” Kindred the Family Soul Releases ‘Welcome to My World’ Video Kicked off 22-city Tour w /Lyfe Jennings and Avery*Sunshine last Friday, Feb. 3rd in Raleigh, NC.
Some of soul music’s favorite artists added extra spice to the 22-city NuSoul Revival Tour’s kickoff by releasing musical delights – Recently nominated for his 12 th Grammy, Musiq Soulchild released “Simple Things” from his upcoming project on Feb 3 rd while the new “Ashford & Simpson” aka The “First Couple of Soul” or Kindred the Family Soul released their latest video "Welcome To My World & the day after.
“Avery, I attended the concert in Raleigh. I loved it! You are so talented and positive.
Thank you for sharing your gift.”- Fan
Intent on giving attendees what they had been anticipating for months, multi-award winning songstress, Avery*Sunshine opened up the show with a blast of rays. Known for encouraging fans to #ShineNoMatterWhat, the songstress delighted her fans with her powerful vocals and animated set. “Uplifting the audience and reminding them to keep inspired and moving strong. She closed the house down as if she was a final act, being a breath of fresh air giving way for the rest of the musical evening.” (Southern Laced magazine) Kindred the Family Soul, as always captivated the audience with “Stars” from their debut album, Surrender to Love which peaked at #29 on the Billboard R&B chart. All heads stayed angled towards the beloved couple as their musical journey continued with “Far Away” also from their first album, “All My People” from their last project, Legacy of Love which recently received the SoulTracks.com "Readers Choice" album of the year, and more. Check out "Welcome to My World"; that was released on Feb 4th below.
Lyfe Jennings did what he is best known for – educating, motivating - storytelling through his impressive body of work with that raspy voice that fans have loved since he splashed on the scene. Not to be outdone, Award-winning host, MC Lightfoot – another fan fave - kept the flow going, between sets, with laughter. Check out a brief clip below.
And, of course, the Hip Hop Soul artist, Musiq Soulchild, had the audience up on their feet through the end of his set. His musical journey included “Buddy” which peaked at #2 on the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard) from his fourth album, Luvanmusiq and “Just friends” from his debut album Aijuswanaseing which spent 37 weeks on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart – peaking at #6. His electrifying set also included “Half Crazy”, “Love”, and more. Check out his new single, “Simple Things” below.
Listen to "Simple Things" by clicking here.
Fans can follow his #NuSoulRevivalTour journey through the hashtag, #SoulBusJournal as well as the other tour artists on their social media. Check out the tour’s promotional video.
The NuSoul Revival Tour seeks to send the message that “Good Music Still Lives!” while continuing to support artists whose music is the soundtrack, and in some cases, a blueprint of areas of our lives. It also seeks to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s disease which affects over five million individuals in the United States.
NuSoul Revial Tour 2017 dates Visit www.NuSoulRevivalTour.com to find out where to purchase tickets. All dates, venues, artist line-up, and on-sale information are subject to change
Date, City, Venue
2/10, Nashville, TN, Nashville Municipal Auditorium 2/11, Chicago, IL, Arie Crown Theater 2/12, Louisville, KY, Whitney Hall 2/14, Philadelphia, PA, Liacouras Center 2/17, Washington, D.C., Constitution Hall 2/18, NYC, Beacon Theater 2/24, Charlotte, NC, Ovens Auditorium 2/25, Detroit, MI, Fox Theatre 3/3, Norfolk, VA, Chrysler Hall 3/4, Dallas, TX, Verizon Theater 3/10, Atlanta, GA, Fox Theatre 3/11, St. Petersburg, VA, Virginia State Multipurpose Center 3/17, Columbus, OH, Palace Theater 3/18, Cleveland, OH, State Theater 3/24, Kansas City, MO, Midland Theater 3/25, St. Louis, MO, Peabody Opera House 3/31, South Haven, MS, Landers Center 4/1, Houston, TX, NRG Arena 4/7, New Orleans, LA, Lakefront Arena 4/8, Jacksonville, FL, Times Union Center