EME prepares to introduce African urban music to music-lovers and theatres worldwide with their 2011 Empire World Order Tour, starting June 24th 2011 in the United States.
Nigeria-based record label, Empire Mate$ Entertainment (better known as EME), has announced its itinerary for the first leg of their highly anticipated 2011 Empire World Order Tour. A label known for its quality, innovation, and trendsetting format, EME will kick off its world tour on June 24th in the United States at Lincoln Theatre, located in Washington DC.
The headlining roster includes award-winning songwriter and multi-platinum R&B superstar Banky W, the multi-talented phenomenon that is WizKid, and the revered rapper known as Skales. The EWO Tour marks the first time in history that an African record label has independently organized a major worldwide tour as well as Wizkid and Skales’ debut performances in the United States. View the official trailer below:
The schedule for the first leg of the Empire World Order Tour is as follows:
June 24 Washington DC Lincoln Theatre
July 2 Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse Theatre
July 9 Chicago, IL Auditorium at Museum of Science & Industry
July 15 Houston, TX AYVA Center
July 16 New York, NY Grand Ballroom at 630 Second
July 23 San Jose, CA California Theatre
The tour will stop exclusively at premiere venues and each performance will be accompanied by a live band, full stage production, and dancers to provide an unrivaled show for fans. The EWO Tour will also showcase some of the top upcoming artists and honor notable individuals and organizations in the community with awards & scholarships. Each show will be followed by an after party presented by the top promoter(s) in each city and hosted by the EME’s artists and invited guests. Tickets go on sale Saturday, May 21st at 12 Noon EST via the EWO Tour Site.
In addition to the incredible stage performance, all attendees who purchase advance tickets to any of the EWO Tour show dates will receive a copy of Wizkid’s brand new debut album “SuperStar“, the most anticipated album of 2011, featuring the #1 hits “Tease Me,” “Don’t Dull,” and “Holla at Your Boy.” Please visit the official tour site for show and after party ticket locations, announcements from our sponsors & partners, exclusive music & video releases, contests, giveaways, and much more.
About EME: Empire Mate$ Entertainment, better known as EME, is leading the urban music revolution and redefining what is considered African music. A privately owned company founded in 2002, EME has established itself as a powerhouse continually impacting the industry, all the while keeping its identity and being socially responsible. Headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, EME has expanded to include a record label, management team, a production house, Muzik Men Publishing, as well as “I AM CAPABLE”, a charitable foundation.