Wu-Tang Clan to Play The Ryman June 9


Though individual members of beloved New York hip hop trailblazers Wu-Tang Clan have made regular appearances in Nashville in recent years, performances from the whole sprawling unit have been much more rare. Memorably, the group appeared at 2013’s star-studded Bonnaroo, but haven’t made it to Music City proper in much longer, potentially dating back to a late ’90s tour with Rage Against the Machine. But a long overdue return is only one of the factors that makes their June 9 Nashville stop an especially exciting one: additionally, it’s in celebration of the 25th anniversary of their seminal 1993 debut and breakthrough LP Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), which should be a particularly cool treat for fans, and, even more unexpectedly, the show is set to go down at The Ryman Auditorium, a local and historic institution which has rarely played host to hip hop concerts. Yep, that’s right, Wu-Tang at the Mother Church; it doesn’t get much cooler than that.

Tickets go on sale Friday, March 1 at 10 a.m. CST right here, and they won’t last.

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5/31 – Sterling Heights, MI @ Freedom Hill Amphitheatre
6/1 – Chicago, IL @ Aragon Ballroom
6/2 – Cleveland, OH @ Agora Ballroom
6/7 – Simpsonville, SC @ CCNB Amphitheatre at Heritage Park
6/8 – Raleigh, NC @ Red Hat Amphitheater
6/9 – Nashville, TN @ The Ryman Auditorium
6/12 – Boston, MA @ House of Blues
6/14 – Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun Arena
6/15 – Atlantic City, NJ @ Borgata Resort & Casino
6/21 – Seattle, WA @ WaMu Theater
6/22 – Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheater
7/31 – Wichita, KS @ WAVE
8/01 – Council Bluffs, IA @ Harrah’s Stir Cove
8/02 – Minneapolis, MN @ The Armory (X Games)

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