Tyler, The Creator Announces 2022 Arena Tour
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Tyler, the Creator, pictured during his July 30 Lollapalooza headlining performance, announced a 2022 arena tour on Tuesday.
Fresh off his Lollapalooza headlining turn, Tyler, the Creator announced an extensive 2022 arena tour on Tuesday.
Tyler’s trek begins February 10 at San Diego’s Pechanga Arena and concludes April 8 at Seattle’s Climate Pledge Arena.
Along the way, he’ll hit upwards of 30 cities, including Dallas (February 16), Philadelphia (March 6), New York (March 13), Denver (March 29) and Los Angeles (March 31).
Kali Uchis, Vince Staples and Teezo Touchdown will provide support for the tour, which goes on sale on August 6 at 10 a.m. local time.
In 2019, Tyler secured a slot on Pollstar‘s year-end North American touring chart, with an annual gross of about $7 million. His strongest box office report from the tour was a sold-out, two-night stand at San Francisco’s Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, where he moved 17,812 tickets and grossed $1.1 million. Other highlights included a September 2019 stop at New York’s Madison Square Garden that sold 14,110 tickets and grossed $744,052 and a play later that month at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md., that sold 13,814 tickets and grossed $630,297.
Tyler’s latest album, Call Me If You Get Lost, arrived in June and debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s albums chart. His previous effort, 2019’s Igor, won Best Rap Album at the Grammy Awards in 2020.
While the musician won’t hit the road for his own tour until early 2022, he has 2021 festival plays lined up at Tennessee’s Bonnaroo, San Francisco’s Outside Lands and Las Vegas’ Day N Vegas.
Tyler’s touring announcement is consistent with what figures at Another Planet Entertainment, which produces Outside Lands, and WME, the rapper’s agency, told Pollstar in April.
“Lizzo and Tyler, the Creator, who had been planning tours in the fall, were going to be the wild cards,” Another Planet Entertainment president of concerts and festivals Allen Scott told Pollstar at the time. “They decided not to do the tours, so they became available. It was a double-edged sword. A lot of these big tours were falling apart, which was not great for the industry and for the fans. But at the same time, it ensured that they were available to play Outside Lands.”
“Festivals have become the only routing in the fall of 2021,” WME partner and global head of festivals Josh Kurfirst said. “What we’ve noticed is that the more tours push to 2022, more artists are willing to switch gears and confirm some festivals in 2021 instead. … The festivals themselves have become the sole routing options, so having more targets in a more concise time period actually helps the artists with their costs and the promoters with the amount of artist availabilities.”
Find Tyler, the Creator’s 2022 headlining dates below.