After just receiving six 2024 Grammy nominations including Album of the Year, Record of the Year, and Song of the Year for his critically acclaimed album World Music Radio, Jon Batiste has announced his first-ever headlining tour, dubbed the Uneasy Tour: Purifying The Airwaves For The People.

Set to kick off at Portland, OR’s Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall in February, the tour will visit intimate theaters across North America and Canada over the ensuing weeks, with stops at The Paramount Theatre in Seattle, WA, The Fillmore in San Francisco, CA, The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN, Massey Hall in Toronto, ON, The Beacon Theatre in New York, NY, and ACL Live in Austin, TX. Scroll down to view a full list of dates.

An artist presale will begin Tuesday, November 14th at 10 a.m. local time, with venue/local presales starting Wednesday, November 15th at 10 a.m. local. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, November 17th at 10 a.m. local. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit Jon Batiste’s website.

World Music Radio is out now and features contributions from Lil Wayne, Lana Del Rey, Kenny G, Fireboy DML, J.I.D, Camilo, NewJeans, and more. Click here to stream the album on your preferred platform.

Batiste will perform on NBC‘s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 23rd and will also be honored as the first-ever “Voice and Vision” award recipient at the annual Root 100 Gala at the Apollo Theater on December 5th. He is nominated for six 2024 Grammys, bringing his career total to a record 14 nominations across seven categories, with five on behalf of World Music Radio, including Album of the Year, Record of the Year for “Worship”, Song of the Year for “Butterfly”, Best Jazz Performance for “Movement 18’ (Heroes)”, and Best American Roots Performance for “Butterfly”. He is also nominated for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for his collaboration with Lana Del Rey on her track “Candy Necklace”.

Batiste has racked up a number of honors in recent years. His 2021 album We Are was a critical smash, taking home five Grammy Awards on nine nominations in 2022 including a win for Album of the Year. He also received an Academy Award for Best Original Score for his work on the Disney/Pixar film SOUL (2020), which also won him a Grammy award, a Golden Globe, a BAFTA, a NAACP Image Award, and a Critic’s Choice Award. He was the second black composer in history, following the legendary Herbie Hancock, to win an Academy Award for composition.

Batiste is also the subject of a new documentary from Matthew HeinemanAmerican Symphony, which will debut in select theaters on November 24th and on Netflix in partnership with Barack and Michelle Obama’s Higher Ground on November 29th. The film follows him as he celebrates the triumph of earning 11 2022 Grammy nominations while also dealing with the return of his wife’s long-dormant cancer. He will release an original song for the film, “It Never Went Away”, on November 24th. Watch the official movie trailer below.

Jon Batiste American Symphony Trailer

Uneasy Tour: Purifying The Airwaves For The People Dates:

2/16/24, Portland, OR, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
2/17/24, Seattle, WA, Paramount Theatre
2/18/24, San Francisco, CA, The Fillmore (early and late shows)
2/20/24, Denver, CO, Paramount Theatre
2/22/24, Minneapolis, MN, First Avenue
2/23/24, Madison, WI, The Sylvee
2/24/24, Chicago, IL, Riviera Theatre
2/26/24, Detroit, MI, The Fillmore
2/27/24, Indianapolis, IN, Murat Theatre
2/28/24, Nashville, TN, Ryman Auditorium
3/3/24, Atlanta, GA, Tabernacle
3/12/24, Toronto, ON, Massey Hall
3/13/24, Montreal, QC, MTELUS
3/15/24, New Haven, CT, College Street Music Hall
3/16/24, Boston, MA, Orpheum Theatre
3/17/24, Philadelphia, PA, The Fillmore
3/19/24, New York, NY, Beacon Theatre
3/21/24, Washington, DC, Warner Theatre
3/22/24, Charlotte, NC, The Fillmore
3/24/24, Knoxville, TN, Big Ears Festival
3/26/24, Dallas, TX, Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House
3/27/24, Austin, TX, ACL Live – Moody Theater
4/27/24, Miramar Beach, FL, Kaleidoscope Beach