February 9th, 2010
Drake has announced the dates for his first ever headlining tour.
“The Away From Home Tour,” as its called, has no Canadian dates scheduled, and will take the rapper from Charleston, Illinois to Plymouth, New Hampshire between April 6th and May 8th.
k-os and the New York-based band Francis & The Lights will open for the rapper. The tour will also be eco-friendly, relying only on biodiesel fuel and recyclable products.
Drake’s debut album Thank Me Later is reportedly set for a March 30 release.
Here’s the full list of Drake’s tour dates:
Apr. 6: Charleston, IL (Eastern Illinois University)
Apr. 7: Columbus, OH (private location)
Apr. 9: State College, PA (Penn State University)
Apr. 10: Boston, MA (private location)
Apr. 11: Lock Haven, PA (private location)
Apr. 14: East Lansing, MI (Michigan State University)
Apr. 15: Rochester Hills, MI (Oakland University)
Apr. 16: Morgantown, WV (West Virginia University)
Apr. 21: Orlando, FL (University Central Florida)
Apr. 22: Greenville, SC (Furman University)
Apr. 23: TBA
Apr. 24: New Orleans, LA (New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival)
Apr. 26: New Orleans, LA (University of Missouri – Kansas City)
Apr. 27: Lexington, KY (University of Kentucky)
Apr. 29: Lowell, MA (University Mass Lowell)
Apr. 30: Syracuse, NY (private location)
May 1: Boston, MA (private location)
May 4: East Rutherford, NJ (Bamboozle Festival)