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Kendrick Lamar To Bring His Ambitious Show To Chicago Next Week

By Tankboy in Arts & Entertainment on Oct 26, 2015 8:22PM

Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly is still riding high as one of the most impressive, and far reaching, hip-hop releases of 2015. Folks have been eagerly awaiting word of any sort of tour to promote the album, since up until now Lamar has only done a couple one-off dates performing his latest material. His appearance on the Late Show With Stephen Colbert in September, performing a four song medley, only increased anticipation of more live appearances.

Lamar teased a few weeks ago he'd be performing a couple select dates, and it was just announced that his Chicago show will be next week on Nov. 5 at Concord Music Hall (2047 N. Milwaukee Ave.). Lamar is calling it the 1st Annual Kunta's Groove Sessions, and he'll be bringing along his full backing band the Wesley Theory, as well as opener (and label-mate) Jay Rock.

We're honestly shocked Lamar has selected such a small, intimate space for his Chicago stop, so we predict tickets will sell out almost just as soon as they go on sale this Friday at 10 a.m. Tickets will run between $50 for general admission to $350 for a VIP package, and the show will be 18+, so start saving up your allowance now, and get your refresh finger ready and attack that browser. Check out that electric Colbert appearance below to whet your appetite: