Wu-Tang Clan and Nas are heading out on a 2023 run of their “NY State of Mind Tour.” Update: De La Soul will open on the North American leg beginning in September.
Named after Nas’ classic Illmatic track, the 32-date global trek kicks off on May 9th in Auckland, New Zealand, followed by additional stops throughout Australia, Europe, and the UK. The North American leg kicks off in Nashville on September 20th and includes cities like Brooklyn, Toronto, Chicago, DC, and Seattle before wrapping up in Highland, California on October 22nd. See the full itinerary below.
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Wu-Tang Clan and Nas’ 2023 “NY State of Mind Tour” Dates:
05/09 – Auckland, NZ @ Spark Arena
05/12 – Brisbane, AU @ Brisbane Entertainment Centre
05/13 – Sydney, AU @ Qudos Bank Arena
05/14 – Melbourne, AU @ Rod Laver Arena
06/02 – Stockholm, SE @ Avicii Arena
06/03 – Copenhagen, DK @ Royal Arena
06/05 – Berlin, DE @ Parkbuhne Wuhlheide
06/06 – Amsterdam, NL @ Ziggo Dome
06/07 – Paris, FR @ Accor Arena
06/09 – Dublin, IE @ 3Arena
06/12 – Glasgow, UK @ OVO Hydro
06/13 – London, UK @ The O2
09/20 – Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena *
09/22 – Hollywood, FL @ Hard Rock Live *
09/23 – Jacksonville, FL @ Daily’s Place *
09/24 – Tampa, FL @ Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino *^
09/26 – Washington, DC @ Capital One Arena *
09/27 – Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Center *
09/29 – Atlantic City, NJ @ Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall *
10/01 – Toronto, ON @ Scotiabank Arena *
10/02 – Laval, QC @ Place Bell *
10/04 – Columbus, OH @ Schottenstein Center *
10/07 – Minneapolis, MN @ Target Center *
10/08 – Chicago, IL @ United Center *
10/10 – Winnipeg, MB @ Canada Life Centre *
10/13 – Edmonton, AB @ Rogers Place *
10/14 – Calgary, AB @ Scotiabank Saddledome *
10/16 – Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena *
10/17 – Portland, OR @ Moda Center *
10/18 – Seattle, WA @ Climate Pledge Arena *
10/21 – Las Vegas, NV @ MGM Grand Garden Arena *
10/22 – Highland, CA @ Yaamava Theatre *
^ = Daytime Pool Party Performance
* = w/ De La Soul
Editors note: This article was updated on April 13th with the announcement of De La Soul as the opening act on the North American leg of the tour.