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Anderson .Paak Announces New Album Ventura, Summer Tour Dates

It was only back in November when Anderson .Paak released his third studio album Oxnard, but neo-soul crooner already has the follow-up wrapped and ready to go. Today, .Paak announced Ventura, his fourth studio album, which was executive produced by Dr. Dre and recorded at the same time as Oxnard.

“Growing up in Oxnard gave me the grit and the church to find this voice of mine,” .Paak says in a press release for the new album. “One town over I went further and found my depth. The duality of each place inspired me greatly and from that I made two albums at the exact same time but held one back because that would have been too many songs to perform live for you all! I like ending things on an even number so welcome to Ventura.

The album news comes in the midst of .Paak’s latest tour and, along with the new record, .Paak unveiled plans for a new set of tour dates across North America with support from Thundercat, Earl Sweatshirt, Noname, Mac DeMarco, and Jessie Reyez. The “Best Teef in the Game Tour” is scheduled for this summer, starting May 17 in Nashville.

Check out the full tour schedule below.

5/17 – Nashville, TN – Ascend Amphitheater %
5/20 – Cleveland, OH – Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica %
5/21 – Philadelphia, PA – The Met Philadelphia %
5/23 – Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun Arena %
5/26 – Westbrook, ME (Portland) – Maine Savings Pavilion at Rock Row %
5/28 – Baltimore, MD – MECU Pavilion %
5/30 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden %
6/1 – Toronto, ON – RBC Echo Beach *
6/2 – Detroit, MI (Rochester Hills) – Meadow Brook Amphitheatre ^
6/4 – Chicago, IL – Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island *
6/6 – Raleigh, NC – Red Hat Amphitheater *
6/7 – Atlanta, GA – Cadence Bank Amphitheatre at Chastain Park *
6/8 – New Orleans, LA – Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square *
6/11 – Houston, TX – Revention Music Center #
6/12 – Dallas, TX (Irving) – The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory #
6/14 – Denver, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre %
6/16 – Las Vegas, NV – Pearl Concert Theater at Palms Casino Resort %
6/19 – Vancouver, BC – PNE Forum %
6/20 – Seattle WA – WaMu Theater %
6/22 – Portland, OR – McMenamins Edgefield Amphitheatre %
6/27 – San Francisco, CA – Bill Graham Civic Auditorium %

Thundercat is on all dates
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