“Samurai Guitarist” MIYAVI returns for another world tour! Six North American concert dates have just been announced for his Day 2 World Tour 2018 series, starting off in Los Angeles and closing out in New York! Get your tickets now from Ticketmaster, Viagogo, AXS, and more.
Catch him on one of these dates:
- 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
MIYAVI’s newest song “Long Nights” will be performed during the tour. Featuring the phenomenal Afghan rapper Sonita and her stark, powerful words, “Long Nights” is a potent and compelling song both musically and lyrically. Sonita herself was the subject of an acclaimed documentary that won both the World Documentary Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. Watch the official music video here!
MIYAVI has performed in over 30 countries on 5 world tours. His long music career has given us 10 studio albums, numerous singles, and international performances with artists such as Lenny Kravitz, 21 Pilots, and 30 Seconds to Mars. In 2016, his album Fire Bird debuted at #1 in Japan, while his 2015 album The Others produced by Grammy Award winners Drew Ramsey and Shannon Sanders ranked #10 on the Oricon charts.
Most recently, MIYAVI was featured in the 2017 Hollywood film, Skull Island (Warner Bros.), and is set to portray the popular 6th division captain Byakuya Kuchiki from the hit-series Bleach in the Japanese live-action movie. In 2014, for his international acting debut, he starred in Angelina Jolie’s film Unbroken as Imperial Japanese Army sergeant Mutsuhiro Watanabe.
As a world-renown international musician and philanthropist, he has dedicated countless hours to aiding refugees and displaced people with the UNHCR: United Nations Refugee Agency, and visited refugee camps around the world. In 2017, he was appointed an official United Nations Goodwill Ambassador.