MIYAVI hits North America in May for Day 2 World Tour



Universal Music Japan recording artist MIYAVI has announced the North American dates of his “Day 2 World Tour 2018”. The “Samurai Guitarist” and star of Angelina Jolie-directed film Unbroken is renowned for his incredible slap style of guitar playing and will perform live concerts in 6 major U.S. and Canadian cities in May.

May 5 – El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
May 11 – Slim’s, San Francisco, CA
May 13 – The Crocodile, Seattle, WA
May 16 – The Phoenix Concert Theatre, Toronto, ON
May 18 – The Fillmore, Philadelphia, PA
May 20 – Irving Plaza, New York City, NY

Tickets are on-sale now and available from Ticketmaster, Viagogo, AXS and other concert retailers.

“Performing live is always a special treat for me, and I look forward to delivering some mind-blowing shows that will captivate new and old fans alike,” says MIYAVI.

The guitarist will be backed up on tour by longtime drummer Bobo as well as new bandmates DJ Jonny and 2 Chorus. MIYAVI will draw from material across his entire discography and is also set to perform his latest song, “Long Nights”, an intensely powerful track driven by pulsating guitars and punctuated with stark lyrics from Afghan phenom rapper, Sonita, who was the subject of an acclaimed eponymous documentary that took the World Documentary Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.

VIDEO: “Long Nights”