Janelle Monáe announces new tour and shares ‘I Like That’ video

Her third solo album, 'Dirty Computer', is released this week (April 27)

Janelle Monáe has announced a new set of tour dates in support of imminent new album ‘Dirty Computer’.

The star will release her third solo album this week (April 27). It will be accompanied by a 44-minute “emotion picture” film.

Monáe will hit the road in June, taking the record through North America over the summer. The run of dates will kick off in Seattle on June 11 and conclude in Atlanta on August 4.


The full list of tour dates is as follows:

Seattle, King County’s Marymoor Park (June 11)
Vancouver, Queen Elizabeth Theatre (12)
Portland, McMenamins Edgefield Amphitheater (13)
San Francisco, The Masonic (16)
San Diego, Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre at SDSU (20)
Phoenix, Comerica Theater (26)
Los Angeles, The Greek Theatre (28)
Salt Lake City, The Complex (30)
Denver, The Paramount Theatre (July 1)

Minneapolis, State Theatre (3)
Chicago, The Chicago Theatre (5)
Milwaukee, Summerfest (6)
Grand Rapids, 20 Monroe Live (7)
Detroit, Fox Theatre Detroit (9)
Cincinnati, Taft Theatre (10)
St. Louis, The Pageant (11)
Nashville, Ryman Auditorium (13)
Indianapolis, Murat Theatre at Old National Centre (14)
Toronto, Rebel (16)
New York, Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden (18)
Washington DC, The Anthem (20)
Boston, Blue Hills Bank Pavilion (21)
Raleigh, The Ritz (23)
Charlotte, The Fillmore Charlotte (24)
Tampa, Jannus Live (26)
Miami, The Fillmore Miami at Jackie Gleason Theater (27)
Orlando, House Of Blues Orlando (28)
Atlanta, Tabernacle (August 4)

Monáe has also shared a new video for the recently shared track ‘I Like That’. In it, multiple images of the musician appear on rows of auditorium seats as she lip syncs to the track. Watch the video above.


The track is the fourth to be shared from ‘Dirty Computer’, following ‘Pynk‘, ‘Django Jane’, and ‘Make Me Feel’. It has been claimed that the latter includes a synth line given to Monáe by Prince. The icon’s former DJ, Lenka Paris, made the claim in a now-deleted Facebook post.