Erykah Badu performs at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, April 25, 2009 in New Orleans. Badu, with opening act Kem, will play the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12, booking agent Red Mountain Entertainment announced.
Singer-songwriter Erykah Badu, with opening act Kem, will play the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12, booking agent Red Mountain Entertainment announced.
Badu’s style blends soul, R&B, jazz and hip-hop in a genre known as neo-soul. She’s had hits such as “On and On,” “Next Lifetime,” “Tyrone,” “Bag Lady,” “Love of My Life (Ode to Hip-Hop)” and “Window Seat,” and collaborated with artists including Common, D’Angelo, Jill Scott, Macy Gray, The Roots, Sergio Mendes, will.i.am and Rahzel. Her song with Scott, “You Got Me,” won the Grammy for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group.
She has appeared in films including “The Cider House Rules,” “House of D,” “Before the Music Dies” and “Dave Chappelle’s Block Party.”
Kem’s R&B hits include “Love Calls,” “I Can’t Stop Loving You,” “Why Would You Stay” and “If It’s Love” with Maurissa Rose.
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 21 atwww.ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets, the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater box office, or charge by phone at 800-745-3000. Seats, all reserved, will be $33.50, $49.50 and $59.50.