Lil Dicky Announces Fall Tour

Candice Blundo | July 11, 2018
Lil Dicky 2018 Concert Tour
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Rapper and comedian Lil Dicky has announced a brand-new string of dates for his fall 2018 "Life Lessons With Lil Dicky" World Tour!

The 29-date trek will begin with an October 9 performance at Masonic Temple in Detroit, Michigan. From there he will travel coast-to-coast, hitting cities like Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Nashville, and New York. The North American leg will wrap with a November 7 show in Boston, Massachusetts before he ventures across the pond for the remainder of the tour.

The new tour follows his most recent release, single “Freaky Friday,” which features vocals by fellow rapper and musical artist Chris Brown. The track, which was released in March 2018, peaked at the number eight spot on the Billboard Hot 100.

The "Life Lessons With Lil Dicky" tour will feature supporting performances by rapper DJ Mustard and Indie/Alternative artist Oliver Tree.


Who Is Lil Dicky?


David Andrew Burd showed interest in music from an early age, listening to artists like Nas and Jay-Z while growing up. He began rapping in the fifth grade after he gave a history report on Alexander Pushkin using rap music. Burd has said he initiated his rap career “simply to get attention comedically, so I could write movies, write TV shows and act.” As result of his efforts, he ended up falling in love with the musical artistry of rapping and hasn’t looked back since.

Burd began work on his debut mixtape, So Hard in 2011, recording most of the material on his MacBook Pro with microphone. The project took him over two years to complete as he was still working a full-time job at an advertising agency. Once the mixtape was completed, he released one song a week for five months straight, releasing the music video for the mixtape’s lead single, “Ex-Boyfriend,” in April 2013. The video went viral almost instantly, garnering one million views within 24 hours of being posted.

Following the release of 32 singles and 15 music videos, Burd held his first live concert in February 2014. He subsequently signed with a record agency, recording his debut studio album, Professional Rapper, The record dropped in July 2015 and featured artists like Snoop Dogg, T-Pain, Brendon Urie, and Hannibal Buress.

In April 2017, Burd released a music video for the single, “Pillow Talking.” The special effects featured in the video made it the 49th most expensive video ever created.

Burd’s style blends relatable comedy with hip-hop and rap music. He has stated that he plans to have two concurrent careers, one as a successful rapper and one as a comedian, actor and writer.

"I think a lot of rap is just escalated to a place that many people can't relate to,” Burd said. “My niche is that I'm relatable. I don't rap about going to the club and popping bottles."

Burd has cited J. Cole, A$AP Rocky, and Childish Gambino as his musical inspirations, referring to the later as “a guy with similar aspirations.”


lil dicky tour map

Where is Lil Dicky playing near me?



Tue
Oct 9, 2018
7:00 PM
Lil Dicky
Masonic Temple Theatre
Detroit, MI
Thu
Oct 11, 2018
6:00 PM
Lil Dicky
Aragon Ballroom
Chicago, IL
Fri
Oct 12, 2018
8:00 PM
Lil Dicky
The Armory - Minneapolis
Minneapolis, MN
Sat
Oct 13, 2018
8:00 PM
Lil Dicky
The Rave - Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI
Tue
Oct 16, 2018
8:00 PM
Lil Dicky
PNE Forum
Vancouver, BC
Wed
Oct 17, 2018
8:00 PM
Lil Dicky
Showare Center
Kent, WA
Fri
Oct 19, 2018
6:30 PM
Lil Dicky
Mesa Amphitheatre
Mesa, AZ
Sat
Oct 20, 2018
8:00 PM
Lil Dicky
Shrine Expo Hall
Los Angeles, CA
Sun
Oct 21, 2018
8:00 PM
Lil Dicky
Fox Theater - Oakland
Oakland, CA
Tue
Oct 23, 2018
8:00 PM
Lil Dicky
1stBank Center
Broomfield, CO
Thu
Oct 25, 2018
8:00 PM
Lil Dicky
Frank Erwin Center
Austin, TX
Fri
Oct 26, 2018
8:00 PM
Lil Dicky
The Bomb Factory
Dallas, TX
Sat
Oct 27, 2018
7:00 PM
Lil Dicky
Revention Music Center
Houston, TX
Mon
Oct 29, 2018
6:30 PM
Lil Dicky
St. Augustine Amphitheatre
St. Augustine, FL
Tue
Oct 30, 2018
8:00 PM
Lil Dicky
Coca-Cola Roxy
Atlanta, GA
Wed
Oct 31, 2018
8:00 PM
Lil Dicky
Nashville Municipal Auditorium
Nashville, TN
Fri
Nov 2, 2018
8:00 PM
Lil Dicky
Liacouras Center
Philadelphia, PA
Sat
Nov 3, 2018
8:00 PM
Lil Dicky
Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden
New York, NY
Mon
Nov 5, 2018
7:00 PM
Lil Dicky
Rebel - Toronto
Toronto, ON
Tue
Nov 6, 2018
8:00 PM
Lil Dicky
The Anthem - D.C.
Washington, DC
Wed
Nov 7, 2018
8:00 PM
Lil Dicky
Agganis Arena
Boston, MA
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