Kota the Friend Making 20 Stops on His U.S. and Canada ‘Flowers For My Friends’ Tour in the Fall

Today, Brooklyn-bred independent hip hop artist and producer, Kota the Friend, announced his headlining tour this fall –  Kota the Friend Presents: Flowers For My Friends Tour. Produced by Live Nation, the 22-date run kicks off on Friday, October 20th and will make stops throughout the U.S. and Canada, including Atlanta, Los Angeles, Vancouver, and more, before wrapping up shortly after Thanksgiving on Saturday, November 25 in Kota’s hometown, New York at Irving Plaza.

When asked about the tour name, Kota stated, “my new album Protea is all about giving flowers to the people that hold you down. I haven’t been on a nationwide tour since 2019 so I see this tour as an appreciation tour for my supporters.”

The tour affirms Kota’s staying power as one of the most successful independent artists in today’s rap landscape. The tour announcement comes on the heels of Kota’s critically-acclaimed album, PROTEA, released June 30, 2023 via FLTBYS Music and Entertainment LLC & Venice Music. Spanning 16 tracks, the project received rave reviews from publications such as XXL, Wonderland, VIBE, and UPROXX to name a few. The latter dubbing PROTEA, “a break from the routines, it’s the splash of sunshine cascading through the window to remind us that there is more beyond the office, the struggle, the anxiety and depression of our modern times.”

Kota, who has a massive catalog of music, of which he owns all his masters and publishing, stated that he will be performing a number of his fan favorites from his various albums, including EVERTYHING, FOTO, Lyrics to Go Volumes 1 through 4, MEMO and PROTEA.

TICKETS: Tickets go on sale Friday, July 21 at 10AM at kotathefriendtour.com.


  • Fri Oct 20 — Pittsburgh, PA — Roxian Theatre
  • Sat Oct 21 — Philadelphia, PA — Union Transfer
  • Sun Oct 22 — Silver Spring, MD — The Fillmore Silver Spring
  • Wed Oct 25 — Atlanta, GA — Buckhead Theatre
  • Thu Oct 26 — Tampa, FL — The Ritz Ybor
  • Sat Oct 28 — Dallas, TX — South Side Music Hall
  • Mon Oct 30 — Phoenix, AZ — The Van Buren
  • Tue Oct 31 — San Diego, CA — The Observatory North Park
  • Wed Nov 01 — Los Angeles, CA — The Belasco Theatre
  • Sun Nov 05 — San Francisco, CA — The Fillmore
  • Tue Nov 07 — Seattle, WA — Neumos
  • Fri Nov 10 — Portland, OR — Crystal Ballroom
  • Sat Nov 11 — Vancouver, BC — Hollywood Theatre
  • Wed Nov 15 — Denver, CO — Summit
  • Fri Nov 17 — Minneapolis, MN — The Lyric at Skyway Theatre
  • Sat Nov 18 — Chicago, IL — Patio Theatre
  • Sun Nov 19 — Detroit, MI — St. Andrew’s Hall
  • Mon Nov 20 — Toronto, ON — The Danforth Music Hall
  • Wed Nov 22 — Boston, MA — Paradise Rock Club
  • Sat Nov 25 — New York, NY — Irving Plaza



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