Tori Kelly

Grammy Winner Tori Kelly Annc’s ‘Inspired by True Events’ Tour

Two-time Grammy champ Tori Kelly will commence 2020 on tour supporting her new album , Inspired By True Events. The North American leg, produced by Live Nation, will commence on January 28 at the House of Blues in Cleveland, OH. The headline run will incorporate shows at Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City (January 31), Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium (February 12) and The Wiltern in Los Angeles (February 26).

Audrey MiKa will open on all dates.

Tori will be bringing her full band for the outing,

which follows her sold-out 2019 Acoustic Sessions tour. Forbes said, “Whether you’re a day one follower or a recent listener, there’s no doubt Kelly makes an impression on everyone for the passionate and authentic way she instantly commands any stage she steps onto.” Billboard praised her stripped-down performance of “Sorry Would Go a Long Way” on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” and noted, “Kelly certainly poured her heart out…and earned a rousing, standing ovation.”

Delivered by Jimmy Napes (Sam Smith, Alicia Keys, Mary J. Blige), Inspired By True Events (Capitol/School Boy Records) denotes a striking takeoff from the splendid and windy fly of Tori’s 2015 debut album, Unbreakable Smile. Like her 2018 passion project Hiding Place – winner of the 2019 Grammy Award for Best Gospel Album, with hit single “Never Alone” named Best Gospel Performance/Song – Inspired By True Events keeps focused on her warm yet incredible vocal nearness and uncommon range. In any case, this time around, Tori brings significantly more noteworthy profundity to her songwriting, analyzing occasions that as of late shook her reality – including her folks’ unexpected division, a turbulent commitment that met with a lot of dissatisfaction and the demise of her granddad.

Tori says, “Playing these songs live is a reminder that everyone goes through these sorts of things, and we all need to know that we’re not alone. If I were to put out an album that didn’t talk about these personal stories, I would just be faking it and hiding from the truth. It turns out that the uncomfortable place was the most honest and true. It was right where I needed to be, and from there I could tell my story.”

AP stated, “Tori Kelly gets individual.” Rolling Stone noted, “‘Change Your Mind’ is acoustic and unhurried. Expanding pianos and massed backing vocals serve to push the melody towards a peak.” VIBE adulated how the tune “permits the performer’s taking off vocals and fragile story to penetrate.” Idolator anticipated, “[Inspired By True Events is] bound to be perhaps the best collection of 2019.”

Tori Kelly – 2020 Inspired By True Events Tour

North American Leg

1/28     Cleveland, OH                        House of Blues

1/30     Boston, MA                             House of Blues

1/31     New York, NY                         Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom

2/2       Toronto, ON                            Meridian Hall

2/4       Washington, DC                     The Anthem

2/5       Raleigh, NC                            The Ritz

2/7       Birmingham, AL                      Alabama Theatre

2/8       Atlanta, GA                             Coca-Cola Roxy

2/9       Charlotte, NC                          The Fillmore

2/11     Louisville, KY                          Old Forester’s Paristown Hall

2/12     Nashville, TN                          Ryman Auditorium

2/14     Madison, WI                            The Sylvee

2/16     Chicago, IL                             Riviera Theatre

2/18     Memphis, TN                          Minglewood Hall

2/19     Tulsa, OK                                Cain’s Ballroom

2/21     Houston, TX                            Revention Music Center

2/22     Irving, TX                                The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory

2/23     Austin, TX                               ACL Live at The Moody Theater

2/26     Los Angeles, CA                     The Wiltern

2/29     San Francisco, CA                 The Masonic

3/1       Anaheim, CA                          House of Blues

U.K./European Leg

3/12     Glasgow, UK                           SWG3

3/13     Birmingham, UK                     Institute

3/15     Manchester, UK                      O2 Ritz Manchester

3/16     London, UK                             The Roundhouse

3/18     Paris, FR                                 Café De La Danse

3/19     Antwerp, BE                            Zappa

3/21     Amsterdam, NL                       Melkweg

3/22     Cologne, DE                           Luxor

3/23     Hamburg, DE                          Stage Club

3/25     Berlin, DE                               Passionskirche

Genesis Joins ESPN’s “Monday Night Football” As Halftime Program, Series Partner

Are you ready for some football!?  Genesis Automotive certainly is! This year marks the 49th season of Monday Night Football, making it sports television’s longest-running series.  Also, this year the Monday Night Football halftime show has a new marquee sponsor: luxury automotive brand, Genesis.  When the season kicks off on Monday, September 10, with a doubleheader on ESPN. 


Hosted by Suzy KolberThe Genesis Monday Night Football Halftime Show with Pro Football Hall of Famer Steve Young and Louis Riddick. Each week there will be a special custom opening featuring landmarks and vistas from the host city and  introduce that week’s musical artist for the halftime show, which will be presented commercial free, courtesy of Genesis.

Part of the special agreement will be a unique musical performance to close each halftime show, by a different artist each week. In week one, Boyz II Men will perform a special tribute to Aretha Franklin in Detroit with special guest Tori Kelly. On select Monday nights, these performances will take place live, on the field, during halftime of the Monday Night Football game. Some of the additional artists to be featured during the season include Zac Brown Band, Ciara and Daughtry.

Genesis will be incorporated into Monday Night Football through a number of branding elements, including on-screen graphics, desk signage, tune-in messaging, audio mentions and more. The brand will also receive commercial inventory throughout the season.

“Genesis is partnering with ESPN to re-define Monday Night Football halftime shows and expand our presence as the official luxury car of the NFL,” said Manfred Fitzgerald, Executive Vice President and Global Head of the Genesis Brand. “We bring culture into everything we do at Genesis and we’re excited to combine sports and music performance for Monday Night Football.”


Sept. 10 

7:10 p.m.

New York Jets at Detroit Lions

10:15 p.m.

Los Angeles Rams at Oakland Raiders

Sept. 17

8:15 p.m.

Seattle Seahawks at Chicago Bears

Sept. 24

8:15 p.m.

Pittsburgh Steelers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Oct. 1

8:15 p.m.

Kansas City Chiefs at Denver Broncos

Oct. 8

8:15 p.m.

Washington Redskins at New Orleans Saints

Oct. 15

8:15 p.m.

San Francisco 49ers at Green Bay Packers

Oct. 22

8:15 p.m.

New York Giants at Atlanta Falcons

Oct. 29

8:15 p.m.

New England Patriots at Buffalo Bills

Nov. 5

8:15 p.m.

Tennessee Titans at Dallas Cowboys

Nov. 12

8:15 p.m.

New York Giants at San Francisco 49ers

Nov. 19

8:15 p.m.

Kansas City Chiefs vs. Los Angeles Rams (Mexico City)

Nov. 26

8:15 p.m.

Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans

Dec. 3

8:15 p.m.

Washington Redskins at Philadelphia Eagles

Dec. 10

8:15 p.m.

Minnesota Vikings at Seattle Seahawks

Dec. 17

8:15 p.m.

New Orleans Saints at Carolina Panthers

Dec. 24

8:15 p.m.

Denver Broncos at Oakland Raiders

Jan. 5-6


NFL Wild Card Playoff Game

Jan. 27 

3 p.m.

NFL Pro Bowl

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