Saenger Theatre | New Orleans, Louisiana
August Greene, jazz hop supergroup and brainchild of Common, Robert Glasper and Karriem Riggins, comes to Saenger Theatre on Tuesday 20th November 2018! The Emmy Award-winning group is touring to promote their eponymous debut, which dropped in March, bringing stately, contemplative hip hop to the stage! Politically-infused, conscious rap meets jazz and soul in a meeting of unquestionable talent – August Greene are a powerful, must-see live act!
After winning an Emmy Award in 2018 for their their theme song, "Letter To The Free," from Ava DuVernay's Netflix documentary 13th, rapper Common, composer, producer and jazz pianist Robert Glasper and drummer and producer Karriem Riggins formed the American R&B supergroup August Greene. Performing at Glasper's sixth annual Grammy Awards party, the band made its live debut on January 26, 2018 at New York’s Highline Ballroom. The group's debut single, a cover of Sounds of Blackness' "Optimistic" featuring Brandy, preceded their self-titled album, which was released on March 9, 2018 through Amazon Music.