Dawn Richard to join Purity Ring on massive 2021 North American tour


Stay right there, because Dawn Richard will bring the second line to you in 2021! The New Orleans polymath has announced she will join Purity Ring on a North American tour this fall, including stops at Treefort Festival, two nights at Brooklyn Steel, the Wiltern in Los Angeles, and plenty more. These will be Richard’s first live performances in support of her brand-new album Second Line, out now; a full list of dates can be found below.

Listen to & share Second Line by Dawn Richard now

In case you missed it, check out Richard’s appearances last week on GMA3 and The Wendy Williams Show, and listen to her recent interview with WFPK / Consequence’s Kyle MeredithSecond Line was named one of Bitch Media’s “Albums That Got Us Through May,” described as “a celebration of life… Richard mixes genres, blending elements of electronic, funk, Chicago house music, soul, and R&B.” Pick it up on CD and LP in the Merge store, and grab tickets to the Dawn Richard show nearest you!

Dawn Richard on tour:
Jun 26 Dreamstage.live Virtual Pride Celebration
Sep 08 Louisville, KY – WFPK Waterfront Wednesday
Sep 15 Boulder, CO – Boulder Theater*
Sep 16 Ogden, UT – Ogden Twilight*
Sep 26 Boise, ID – Treefort Music Festival
Oct 22 Portland, OR – Roseland Theater*
Oct 23 Spokane, WA – Knitting Factory*
Oct 24 Seattle, WA – Neptune*
Oct 25 Seattle, WA – Neptune*
Oct 26 Vancouver, BC – Hollywood Theatre*
Oct 28 Calgary, AB – Palace Theatre*
Oct 29 Edmonton, AB – Union Hall*
Oct 30 Saskatoon, SK – Coors Event Center*
Nov 01 St. Paul, MN – Palace Theatre*
Nov 02 Milwaukee, WI – Turner Hall*
Nov 03 St. Louis, MO – Red Flag*
Nov 05 Chicago, IL – The Riviera Theatre*
Nov 06 Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall*
Nov 07 Detroit, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre*
Nov 08 Toronto, ON – Phoenix Concert Theatre*
Nov 10 Montreal, QC – Corona Theatre*
Nov 11 Boston, MA – Big Night Live!*
Nov 12 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer*
Nov 13 New Haven, CT – College Street Music Hall*
Nov 15 Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Steel*
Nov 16 Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Steel*
Nov 17 Washington, DC – Anthem*
Nov 18 Asheville, NC – The Orange Peel*
Nov 19 Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works*
Nov 20 Atlanta, GA – Buckhead Theatre*
Nov 22 Tampa, FL – The Ritz Ybor*
Nov 23 Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Revolution*
Nov 24 Orlando, FL – The Plaza Live*
Nov 26 Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall*
Nov 27 Dallas, TX – Bomb Factory*
Nov 28 Austin, TX – ACL Live at the Moody Theater*
Nov 29 Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom*
Nov 30 Lawrence, KS – The Granada*
Dec 01 Denver, CO – The Mission Ballroom*
Dec 03 Boise, ID – Knitting Factory*
Dec 04 Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot*
Dec 06 Tucson, AZ – Rialto Theatre*
Dec 07 Phoenix, AZ – The Van Buren*
Dec 08 San Diego, CA – Observatory North Park*
Dec 09 San Diego, CA – Observatory North Park*
Dec 10 Oakland, CA – The Fox Theater*
Dec 11 Los Angeles, CA – Wiltern Theater*
* w/ Purity Ring