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Lizzo to tour with Sleater-Kinney, including First Avenue Valentine’s Day show

Lizzo, sporting a GRRRL PRTY cap, in The Current's studios. Photo by Nate Ryan/MPR.

The reunion of iconic alt-rock trio Sleater-Kinney has been one of the biggest music stories in recent months, and that news just got a lot bigger for local music fans: none other than Lizzo has been tapped to tour with Sleater-Kinney, opening for the band on 16 dates including their Valentine’s Day gig at First Avenue.

Many of the shows (including First Ave) are already sold out, and the rest are highly likely to. Listen here to Sleater-Kinney’s new album No Cities to Love.

Before Lizzo heads off on tour with Sleater-Kinney, you’ll be able to see her performing with the Heiruspecs band next Tuesday at a Purple Rain tribute show and movie screening as part of The Current’s tenth anniversary celebrations. Coinciding with the Sleater-Kinney news, Lizzo released a new episode of her video tour diary.

Here’s the complete list of dates that the artists will share:

Feb. 8: Spokane, WA—Knitting Factory

Feb. 9: Boise, ID—Knitting Factory

Feb. 10: Salt Lake City, UT—The Depot

Feb. 12: Denver, CO—Ogden Theatre

Feb. 13: Omaha, NE—Slowdown

Feb. 14: Minneapolis, MN—First Avenue

Feb. 15: Milwaukee, WI—The Riverside

Feb. 17: Chicago, IL—Riviera Theatre

Feb. 22: Boston, MA—House of Blues

Feb. 24: Washington, DC—9:30 Club

Feb. 25: Washington, DC—9:30 Club

Feb. 26: New York, NY—Terminal 5

Feb. 27: New York, NY—Terminal 5

Feb. 28: Philadelphia, PA—Union Transfer

March 1: Pittsburgh, PA—Stage AE

March 2: Toronto, ONT—Sound Academy