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Bakithi Kumalo to Tour with Paul Simon

Paul Simon and Bakithi KumaloBassist Bakithi Kumalo will be joining Paul Simon once again for a global tour in support of the new album So Beautiful or So What. The trek will take them from coast to coast in the U.S. before heading to Europe in June.

Kumalo and Simon first worked together when the singer recruited a band for his classic album, Graceland. The album shot Kumalo into fame with his rhythmic bass lines, not to mention the bass break in “You Can Call Me Al.”

So Beautiful or So What Tour Dates:

  • April 23, 2011: Temecula, CA – Pechanga Resort & Casino Theatre
  • April 25, 2011: San Francisco, CA – Davies Symphony Hall
  • April 26, 2011: Oakland, CA – Fox Theatre
  • April 27, 2011: San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
  • May 2, 2011: Minneapolis, MN – Minneapolis Convention Center Auditorium
  • May 3, 2011: Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
  • May 6, 2011: Toronto, ON – Massey Hall
  • May 7, 2011: Toronto, ON – Sound Academy
  • May 10, 2011: New York, NY – The Beacon Theatre
  • May 11, 2011: New York, NY – The Beacon Theatre
  • May 16, 2011: Chicago, IL – The Vic Theatre
  • May 17, 2011: Chicago, IL – Chicago Theatre
  • May 19, 2011: Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium
  • May 21, 2011: Atlanta, GA – Chastain Park Amphitheatre
  • May 22, 2011: Gulf Shores, AL – Hangout Festival
  • May 25, 2011: Washington DC – DAR Constitution Hall
  • May 27, 2011: Washington DC – 9:30 Club
  • May 28, 2011: Atlantic City, NJ – The Borgata
  • May 29, 2011: Mashantucket, CT – MGM Grand Theatre at Foxwoods
  • June 1, 2011: Boston, MA – Wang Theatre
  • June 2, 2011: Boston, MA – House of Blues
  • June 21, 2011: Cork, Ireland – Live At The Marquee
  • June 23, 2011: Nottingham, U.K. – Nottingham Royal Centre
  • June 24, 2011: Glasgow, Scotland – Clyde Auditorium
  • June 26, 2011: Glastonbury, U.K. – Glastonbury Festival
  • June 27, 2011: Bournemouth, U.K. – Bournemouth International Centre
  • June 28, 2011: London, U.K. – HMV Hammersmith Apollo
  • June 30, 2011: Birmingham, U.K. – Birmingham NIA
  • July 1, 2011: London, U.K. – iTunes Festival
  • July 3, 2011: Manchester, U.K. – O2 Apollo Manchester
  • July 5, 2011: Brussels, Belgium – Forest National
  • July 6, 2011: Paris, France – Palais du Congres
  • July 8, 2011: Rotterdam, The Netherlands – North Sea Jazz Festival
  • July 9, 2011: Hamburg, Germany – Laeiszhalle
  • July 11, 2011: Berlin, Germany – Zitadelle
  • July 12, 2011: Mainz, Germany – Zitadelle
  • July 15, 2011: Zurich, Switzerland – Live At Sunset

Bakithi Kumalo

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