Robert Glasper Experiment + Chrisette Michele, DJ ?uestlove and Lalah Hathaway Live at the Highline Ballroom in New York City on February 28, 2012


Kudos to our friends over at GiantStep for this really awesome show. Here are the details:

On February 28th, Giant Step presents Robert Glasper Experiment’s Black Radio album release show with special guests Chrisette Michele, DJ ?uestlove, Lalah Hathaway and more surprises to be revealed, at Highline Ballroom, NYC.

The first full-length album from the Grammy-nominated keyboardist’s electric Experiment band, Black Radio features many of Glasper’s famous friends, including Erykah Badu, yasiin bey, Bilal, Lupe Fiasco, Lalah Hathaway, Shafiq Husayn (Sa-Ra), KING, Ledisi, Chrisette Michele, Musiq Soulchild, Meshell Ndegeocello, and Stokley Williams (of Mint Condition). Robert Glasper is on his US tour now through April.

Robert Glasper Experiment with Special Surprise Guests
Tuesday, Feb 28th
Highline Ballroom, 431 W. 16th St.
Doors at 7 PM / Show at 9 PM

ROBERT GLASPER’S US TOUR
2/9 – Olin Arts Center, Lewiston, ME *
2/10 – Jazz Bistro, St. Louis, MO *
2/11 – Jazz Bistro, St. Louis, MO *
2/16 – Mansion at Strathmore, Bethesda, MD (solo)
2/17 – Yardbird Suite, Edmonton, AB ?
2/19 – West End Cultural Center, Winnipeg, MB ?
2/23 – Black Box Theater, Baton Rouge, LA ?
2/24 – Montreal Highlights Festival, Montreal, QB ?
2/27 – WNYC Soundcheck, New York, NY ? (with Bilal)
2/28 – Highline Ballroom, New York, NY ? (with guests)
2/29 – CBS Late Show With David Letterman, New York, NY
? (with Lupe Fiasco & Bilal)
3/1 – World Café Live, Philadelphia, PA ?
3/2 – Kessler Theater, Dallas, TX ?
3/3 – Red Cat, Houston, TX ?
3/4 – Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GA ? (with Chrisette Michele)
3/6 – Regatta Bar, Boston, MA ?
3/8 – Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH ?
3/9 – Charles H. Wright Museum, Detroit, MI ?
3/10 – Double Door, Chicago, IL ?
3/11 – Minglewood Hall, Memphis, TN ?
3/17 – The New Parish, Oakland, CA ? (with Bilal)
3/18 – Brick & Mortar, San Francisco, CA ? (with Bilal)
3/20 – Anthology, San Diego, CA ? (with Bilal)
3/22 – The Exchange, Los Angeles, CA ? (with Bilal)
3/23 – Neumos, Seattle, WA ? (with Bilal)
3/30 – Casbah Durham @ Duke Performances, Durham, NC *
3/31 – Casbah Durham @ Duke Performances, Durham, NC *
4/3 – Warner Theatre, Washington, DC ?

* = with Robert Glasper Trio
? = with Robert Glasper Experiment

Buy tickets here.

Here are some of our favorite Robert Glasper cuts:

Everything in its Right Place (Radiohead cover)

Ah Yea featuring Chrisette Michelle and Musiq Soulchild

With Mos Def – Umi Says with Lupe Fiasco and Kanye West

Afro Blue featuring Erykah Badu

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