Anita Baker: The Songstress with the legendary Babyface
Tickets Go on Sale Thursday, November 17 at 10 a.m.; FedExForum PreSale set for Wednesday, November 16 at 10 a.m.
Memphis, Tenn. – Eight-time Grammy Award-winning superstar Anita Baker, The Songstress, is hitting the road for a limited run next fall for her first full tour since 1995. The Songstress’ tour arrives to FedExForum on Wednesday, November 22, 2023.
Tickets for Anita Baker: The Songstress go on-sale to the general public Thursday, Nov. 17, at 10 a.m. on ticketmaster.com or at the FedExForum Box Office. An exclusive FedExForum presale is available beginning this Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. for current Memphis Grizzlies MVP Season Ticket Members, recipients of FedExForum Event Alert e-mails and subscribers of Grizzlies e-News.
The tour celebrates Baker’s 40 years as a music icon in the industry since the release of her debut album, The Songstress, was released in 1983. These dates mark the first time she has been on a full tour since 1995 and it is also the first time The Songstress will be performing her classic hits live since winning back the rights to her masters.
"Looking forward to some crazy, lovely, hang time with my fans, on tour in 2023!! ....Gonna, bring some new music & some special guests, too." -ABXO
Baker, born in Toledo, OH, and raised in Detroit, MI, is one of the most popular singers of soulful ballads during the height of the quiet storm period in the 1980s. Starting her career in the late 1970s with the funk band Chapter 8, Baker released her first solo album, The Songstress, in 1983. In 1986, she rose to stardom following the release of her Platinum-selling second album, Rapture, which included the Grammy-winning single “Sweet Love.” Baker has won eight Grammy Awards and has four Platinum albums, along with two Gold albums. Baker is a contralto, with a vocal range that extends her register to at least three octaves.
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