Solange To Shine In Orion’s Rise

A performance series from Solange titled “Orion’s Rise” will hit three lucky cities this October and include performances from The Sun Ra Arkestra, Earl Sweatshirt, Chassol and Flying Lotus.

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Solange is in the groove at the Essence Festival at Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans July 2.

The gigs will be in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 1 (with Sun Ra Arkestra), New York City on Oct. 2 (with The Sun Ra Arkestra, Earl Sweatshirt, and Chassol) and Berkeley Calif., on Oct. 20 (with Flying Lotus, Chassol and Earl Sweatshirt).

Presale tickets go on sale Aug. 24 and the public onsale is Aug. 25.

Solange bills herself as a “recording and visual artist luminary.” She has been playing festivals to promote her most recent project, A Seat at the Table. She also has a “museum style/performance art installation” Oct. 8 in Marfa, Texas, which will include a site-specific visual performance piece titled “Scales.”

As an artist Solange prides herself on creativity, not only in the quality of her music but also the visual spectacle that is her live show. A review by Variety of one of her performances at the

She still has more festival plays on the books in addition to the Orion’s Rise series.

For a full look at Solange’s tour schedule, head over to her Pollstar artist page.