Big Boi and Killer Mike Tour Postponed; Including Fort Lauderdale Date | County Grind | South Florida | Broward Palm Beach New Times | The Leading Independent News Source in Broward-Palm Beach, Florida

Concerts

Big Boi and Killer Mike Tour Postponed; Including Fort Lauderdale Date

Goddamn, we were looking forward to see Big Boi and Killer Mike dominate the stage at Revolution Live next week. But we just read the supremely crappy news on Pitchfork, that their tour is being postponed.

Dear gods of music, why would you do this to us? Is it because we wrote a snarky article dissing Andre 3000? We were mostly kidding. We'd love to see them reunite!

Perhaps, the full story is much simpler and sadder than that. A death and a leg injury.

See also

- Five Reasons Big Boi Is Better Off Without Andre 3000

After two months of touring to promote his album Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors, Big Boi sustained a knee injury while performing. Killer Mike also tweeted that Andre 3000's mom passed away. RIP. So sad.

On Instagram, Big Boi noted:

Injured my leg on stage yesterday , headed to the A for some test #TooTurntUp #Turndownforwhat #weoutchea

Read more at http://web.stagram.com/n/therealbigboi/#zTH20yXmEjG1dRBB.99

Shout out to the good folks at Game Ready and my Orthopedic surgeon 6 weeks then we back outchea #shoesforrunning

Read more at http://web.stagram.com/n/therealbigboi/#zTH20yXmEjG1dRBB.99

and

God Bless Atlanta Sports medicine for a successful Knee Surgery fixed my torn Patella #Jesus #backoutcheain6weeks

Big Boi's and Killer Mike's Postponed Dates:

05-30 Nashville, TN - Marathon Music Works

05-31 Chattanooga, TN - Track 29

06-01 Mobile, AL - Soul Kitchen

06-02 Birmingham, AL - Avondale Brewing Co.

06-04 Orlando, FL - The Plaza Live

06-05 Fort Lauderdale, FL - Revolution

06-06 Jacksonville, FL - Brewsters Megaplex

06-07 Atlanta, GA - Masquerade

06-08 Charleston, SC - Music Farm

06-09 Wilmington, NC - Brooklyn Arts Center

06-12 Philadelphia, PA - Theater of Living Arts

06-14 Washington, DC - Howard Theatre

06-15 Buffalo, NY - Town Ballroom

06-18 Providence, RI - Lupos Heartbreak Hotel

06-19 Boston, MA - Paradise

06-20 Brooklyn, NY - Celebrate Brooklyn

We sincerely hope they really make it back here in a few months. In fact, we're praying for it, Big Boi's knee, and Andre 3000's mom.



KEEP NEW TIMES BROWARD-PALM BEACH FREE... Since we started New Times Broward-Palm Beach, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of South Florida, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Liz has her master’s degree in religion from Florida State University. She has since written for publications and outlets such as Miami New Times, Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, Ocean Drive, the Huffington Post, NBC Miami, Time Out Miami, Insomniac, the Daily Dot, and the Atlantic. Liz spent three years as New Times Broward-Palm Beach’s music editor, was the weekend news editor at Inverse, and is currently the managing editor at Tom Tom Magazine.
Contact: Liz Tracy

Latest Stories