Formerly known as Santogold before being forced to change her name after being threatened with legal action by jeweler and business man Santo Gold, the artist now known as Santigold born Santi White will be kicking off her North American tour starting May 21st in San Francisco, CA and ending June 21st in Los Angeles, CA.
The singer will be on tour promoting her formerly self-titled debut album from 2008 entitled, “Santogold” which reached No. 74 on the Billboard 200 chart and will be making stops through Baltimore, Boston, Philadelphia, St. Louis, and Austin amongst others with a live band by her side and opening acts Trouble Andrew, and rapper Amanda Blank.
Reportedly, after the singer finishes up touring, she will be heading back into the studio to record her sophomore album.
In related news, Santigold released ‘Brooklyn Go Hard,’ featuring rapper Jay-Z which rapper/music producer Kanye West produced by sampling her single ‘Shove It.’ The song “Shove It” the lead single from Notorious biopic.
Santigold Tour Dates
(Dates are subject to change.)
May 21 San Francisco, CA The Warfield
May 22 Sacramento, CA Empire
May 24 Eugene, OR Cuthbert Amphitheatre
May 25 Quincy, WA Sasquatch! Festival @ The Gorge *
May 28 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue
May 29 Des Moines, IA People’s Court
May 31 Baltimore, MD Ram’s Head Live
June 1 Boston, MA House of Blues
June 3 Toronto, ON Phoenix Concert Theatre
June 4 Montreal, QC Metropolis
June 6 Philadelphia, PA The Roots Picnic @ Festival Pier *
June 7 Norfolk, VA The NorVa
June 9 New York, NY Terminal 5
June 10 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
June 12 Manchester, TN Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival *
June 13 St. Louis, MO Bacardi B Live @ The Pageant
June 15 Austin, TX Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
June 17 Houston, TX House of Blues
June 18 Dallas, TX House of Blues
June 21 Los Angeles, CA KCRW World Festival Series @ Hollywood Bowl *