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Miguel Announces “The Ascension Tour”

DVSN TO SUPPORT ON NORTH AMERICAN DATES THIS FALL; CITIBANK PRE-SALE BEGINS TUESDAY & GENERAL ON-SALE THIS FRIDAY JUNE 22nd

WATCH MIGUEL & CHICANO BATMAN PERFORM “SKY WALKER” & “BLACK LIPSTICK” HERE

WATCH MIGUEL PERFORM LIVE AT THE BET AWARDS ON JUNE 24th

[New York, NY – June 18, 2018] Having just completed his sold-out Spring tour in early April, Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Miguel announces that he will embark on a North American tour this Fall in support of his critically praised fourth studio album, War & Leisure. The 26 date tour kicks off on August 23rd in Boston, Massachusetts, hitting major markets in the US and Canada throughout August and September, including festival appearances at AFROPUNK in Brooklyn, North Coast Music Festival in Chicago, and Life is Beautiful Festival in Las Vegas, concluding on September 28th in Seattle, Washington. OVO’s dvsn will provide support and join Miguel for all North American dates. Citi Card member pre-sales begin on Tuesday, June 19th at 10AM local time, general tickets go on sale June 22nd, 10AM local time – check www.officialmiguel.com for more info.

Over the weekend Miguel performed to an elated crowd of hometown fans at the Smokin Grooves Festival and on June 24th he will be performing live at the BET Awards. In July, Miguel will be appearing at Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, LA, Neyo in Houston and at Austin City Limits Live, also making his Austin City Limits Live taping debutLast week, Miguel teamed up with GoldLink to release new track “Got Friends” and to celebrate the initiation of the 2018 World Cup, Miguel narrated and starred in the new Major League Soccer ad campaign “Our Soccer”.

“Sky Walker,” Miguel’s lead single off of War & Leisure, reached #1 on the Rhythmic and Urban radio charts and has been certified Platinum by the RIAA, making it one of the fastest rising hits of the year. At the beginning of March, Miguel released a new version of “Sky Walker” in Spanish, and teased the upcoming release of new Spanish language versions of some of the prominent singles and album tracks from War & Leisure. Adding to the highlights of the first half of 2018, Miguel joined Mexican pop singer Natalie Lafourcade at the 90th Academy Awards to perform the Oscar and Golden Globe award winning Best Original Song “Remember Me” from the critically acclaimed Pixar film Coco. Continuing with his newfound soundtrack success, Miguel also makes an appearance on the soundtrack for the remake of the iconic 1972 film Superfly with his new song “R.A.N”. The soundtrack was co-produced and curated by Future.

War & Leisure has continued to grow in 2018; Miguel performed a solo rendition of the J. Cole featured album highlight Come Through and Chill on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in April – click here to watch. Since War & Leisure, Miguel has partnered with Norwegian producer sensation Kygo on Billboard Dance/Electronic top charting single “Remind Me to Forget,” which the pair performed on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in May.

Miguel and LA based alternative Latino rock band Chicano Batman recently partnered up with mitú for its TÚGETHER series. In the series, they borrow ingredients from their hits to create a genre-bending bilingual duet performance and collaborative effort of “Sky Walker” and “Black Lipstick” –  click here to watch.

PRESS ON WAR & LEISURE

“As much as War & Leisure is about desire, it’s also a reflection of this woke moment, a statement about seeking refuge from the world in the comforts of love.” – TIME

“On War & Leisure, he sounds unconflicted and ready to rumble. The freedom he promises his lovers in his music extends to himself, and he’s better than ever at just letting go.” – PITCHFORK

“Miguel cements his status as the ultimate mixer of R&B, funk, electronic, pop and rock with this latest record, perhaps his most dynamic and upbeat album yet.” – PAPER

“It’s an equal parts stirring and uplifting message, showing an artist who is unafraid to use his voice as he continues to evolve.” – USA TODAY

“His voice, particularly when drowsily tossing out raps or soaring in its upper mid-range, is a beautiful instrument that always ties the groove together.” – THE GUARDIAN

WATCH THE OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR “COME THROUGH AND CHILL” FEATURING J.COLE

https://youtu.be/u_C4onVrr8U

WATCH MIGUEL & CHICANO BATMAN PERFORM “SKY WALKER” & “BLACK LIPSTICK” TÚGETHER

https://youtu.be/1TmaO8wjCDM

WATCH MIGUEL IN “OUR SOCCER” MLS WORLD CUP TV SPOT

https://youtu.be/29RvwZsnwaA

WATCH MIGUEL PERFORM “COME THROUGH AND CHILL” ON THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON

https://youtu.be/CWL845joAvE

WATCH KYGO AND MIGUEL PERFORM “REMIND ME TO FORGET” ON THE TONIGHT SHOW SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgbB8UUDQRw

STREAM / PURCHASE WAR & LEISURE

http://smarturl.it/WarAndLeisure

WAR & LEISURE TRACKLISTING

  1. Criminal ft. Rick Ross
  2. Pineapple Skies
  3. Sky Walker ft. Travis Scott
  4. 4. Banana Clip
  5. Wolf ft. Quiñ
  6. Harem
  7. Told You So
  8. City of Angels
  9. Caramelo Duro ft. Kali Uchis
  10. Come Through and Chill feat J.Cole and Salaam Remi
  11. Anointed
  12. Now

“THE ASCENSION TOUR” DATES 

8/23/18 Boston, MA @ Blue Hills Bank Pavillion

8/24/18 Mashantucket, CT @ The Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino

8/25/18 Brooklyn, NY @ AFROPUNK (Brooklyn)

8/26/18 Toronto, ON @ RBC Echo Beach

8/28/18 Indianapolis, IN @ Mural Theatre at Old National Centre

8/29/18 Sterling Heights, MI @ Michigan Lottery Amphitheater at Freedom Hill

8/31/18 Chicago, IL @North Coast Festival

9/2/18 Philadelphia, PA @ Made In America Festival

9/4/18 Washington, D.C. @ The Anthem

9/6/18 Charlotte, NC @ Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre

9/7/18 Raleigh, NC @ Hopscotch Festival

9/8/18 Atlanta, GA @ ONE MusicFest

9/11/18 San Antonio, TX @ Majestic Theatre

9/12/18 Dallas, TX @ South Side Ballroom

9/14/18 Denver, CO @ Grandoozy

9/16/18 Mesa, AZ @ Mesa Amphitheatre

9/17/18 San Diego, CA @ Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre

9/19/18 Los Angeles, CA @ Greek Theatre

9/20/18 San Jose, CA @ Event Center at San Jose University

9/21/18 Santa Barbara, CA @ Santa Barbara Bowl

9/22/18 Las Vegas, CA @ Life is Beautiful Festival

9/24/18 Eugene, OR @ Cuthbert Amphitheater

9/25/18 Portland, OR @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

9/27/18 Vancouver, BC @ Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre

9/28/18 Seattle, WA @ WaMu Theater

FOLLOW MIGUEL ON SOCIALS:

twitter.com/Miguel

facebook.com/miguelmusic

instagram.com/miguel

youtube.com/user/MiguelVEVO

www.officialmiguel.com

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