Kota the Friend's 'Flowers For My Friends' Punctuates 5 Essential Fall

Cool nights, warm hues, and live music – it’s the perfect trio for the fall season. We’ve sifted through the scene to bring you the crème de la crème tours that will wrap up 2023, featuring rap royalty and emerging legends alike. 

Let’s take a look at the soul-soothing sounds and infectious rhymes that are sure to define this season’s live concert landscape in the genre.


Acclaimed Chicago rapper and poet Noname, known for her introspective lyrics and unique flow, is set to kick off a tour in support of her latest projectSundial.

This marks her third release, following the critically acclaimed Room 25 and Telefone. After captivating audiences at festivals like Pitchfork and Coachella, Noname is gearing up for a series of North American shows from October through November, followed by a European and UK leg in the winter.


Tickets are available here

Run The Jewels 

Rapper Killer Mike and producer El-P, collectively known as the dynamic duo Run The Jewels, are gearing up for an extraordinary tour this fall to commemorate a decade of their musical partnership. 

The tour will take them to four vibrant cities—New York, Chicago, Atlanta, and Los Angeles—where they will command the stage for four consecutive nights in each location. 

What’s even more exciting is that, as revealed by EL-P on Twitter, every night of the tour will feature a full performance of one of their four albums. Fans can also anticipate special guests in each city. 

Run the Jewels

Tickets are available here

Lauryn Hill

Grammy-winning artist Lauryn Hill is set to embark on a special 25th-anniversary tour celebrating her iconic debut solo album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

Considered by many as one of the greatest albums of the era, known for its fusion of R&B, hip-hop, and pop, The Miseducation earned Hill numerous accolades, including five Grammy Awards in a single night. 

The tour will feature 17 dates worldwide, including notable arenas in the U.S. and venues in Australia and New Zealand. Additionally, Hill’s former group, the Fugees, will join her for the U.S. and Canadian dates, marking their first tour in years. 

Lauryn Hill

9/8 – Minneapolis, MN @ Mystic Lake

9/23 – New York, NY @ Global Citizen Festival

10/1 – Gold Coast, AUS @ Promiseland Festival

10/3 – Melbourne, AUS @ Rod Laver Arena (with Koffee)

10/5 – Sydney, AUS @ Kudos Banks Arena (with Koffee)

10/7 – Auckland, NZ @ Eden Festival

10/17 – Newark, NJ @ Prudential Center (with Fugees)

10/19 – Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays (with Fugees)

10/21 – Washington, DC @ Capital One Arena (with Fugees)

10/23 – Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Arena (with Fugees)

10/26 – Toronto, ON – Scotia (with Fugees)

10/28 – Chicago, IL @ United Center (with Fugees)

10/30 – Fort Worth, TX @ Dickies Arena (with Fugees)

11/2 – Denver, CO – Ball Arena (with Fugees)

11/5 – Los Angeles, CA @ Kia Forum (with Fugees)

11/7 Oakland, CA @ Oakland Arena (with Fugees)

11/9 – Seattle, WA @ Climate Pledge Arena (with Fugees)

Tickets are available here

Armand Hammer 

Kingston New York rap duo Armand Hammer, consisting of Billy Woods and ELUCID, has announced their highly-anticipated fall tour. This follows the confirmation of their upcoming album, We Buy Diabetic Test Strips, and the release of the album’s first single, Trauma Mic, featuring Pink Siifu. 


The tour is set to kick off on October 10th in their hometown of Kingston, NY, and will traverse the US, Europe, and Canada. 

Armand Hammer

Tickets are available here

Kota the Friend

Following the release of his latest album, Protea, which features upbeat and dance-inspired tracks, Kota the Friend is hitting the road, viewing this tour as an appreciation gesture to his dedicated supporters. 

Fans can expect a comprehensive journey through Kota’s complete discography, with favorites from albums like Everything and To Kill a Sunrise. With stops across the US and Canada, this tour solidifies Kota’s bond with his ever-growing fan base. Joined by Price, the Flowers For My Friends Tour promises an electrifying performance, merging artistic brilliance with genuine emotion.

Kota the Friend


10/20 – Pittsburgh @ Roxian Theatre

10/21 – Philadelphia @ Union Transfer

10/22 – Silver Spring, MD @ The Fillmore Silver Spring

10/25 – Atlanta @ Buckhead Theatre

10/26 – Tampa @ The Ritz Ybor

10/28 – Dallas @ South Side Music Hall

10/30 – Phoenix @ The Van Buren

10/31 – San Diego @ The Observatory North Park

11/1 – Los Angeles @ Belasco Theater

11/5 – San Franciso @ The Fillmore

11/7 – Seattle @ Neumos

11/10 – Portland @ McMenamins Crystal Ballroom

11/11 – Vancouver, BC @ Hollywood Theater

11/15 – Denver @ Summit

11/17 – Minneapolis, MN @ The Lyric at Skyway Theatre

11/18 – Chicago @ Patio Theater

11/19 – Detroit @ Saint Andrew’s Hall

11/20 – Toronto @ The Danforth Music Hall

11/22 – Boston @ Paradise Rock Club

11/25 – New York City @ Irving Plaza

Tickets are available here.

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