Yola’s breakout debut Coachella performance last weekend drew high praise from publications from Rolling Stone, calling it “one of the most soulful sets of the weekend” to Variety, and she will once again perform on Sunday, April 24 during Coachella’s 2nd weekend.
The Black British genre-fluid superstar will also perform at Stagecoach Festival, on May 1, becoming one of the few artists to perform across both events held in the Coachella valley, marking Yola’s continued rise.
This summer Yola will perform at festivals including Bourbon and Beyond, Telluride Jazz Festival, Rocky Mountain Folks Festival, and FreshGrass in North Adams, MA, and then the Stand For Myself 2022 headline tour will continue, this fall with shows at venues across the US, including Chicago’s landmark Thalia Hall, New York’s Webster Hall and Washington, DC’s Lincoln Theatre. Tickets on sale now.
Yola will also portray Sister Rosetta Tharpe in Baz Luhrmann’s musical drama Elvis, who is played by Austin Butler, alongside Tom Hanks, Kelvin Harrison Jr and Alton Mason, releasing June 24.
Yola achieved another breakout year in 2021, which included show stopping performances at Newport Folk and Newport Jazz, her Red Rocks debut, extensively toured the US with Chris Stapleton including performances at Madison Square Garden alongside the release of her anthemic sophomore album, Stand For Myself, which was twice GRAMMY-nominated, making her a six-time GRAMMY nominee.
Stand For Myself drew widespread critical acclaim from publications including The New York Times who stated it is an, “‘Album made on her own terms.” and All Songs Considered, who anointed the album “the best soul record of the last 20 years.” Yola recently performed on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and appeared on CBS Mornings interviewed by Anthony Mason. For more information and tickets please visit: www.iamyola.com
Live dates include:
Apr 24 – Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2022 – Indio, CA
Apr 26 – House of Blues – Las Vegas, NV
Apr 28 – Gothic – Englewood, CO*
Apr 29 – Fox Theatre – Boulder, CO*
May 1 – Stagecoach Festival – Indio, CA
Aug 12 – Rocky Mountain Folks Festival – Lyons, CO
Aug 13 – Belly Up – Aspen, CO
Aug 14 – Telluride Jazz Festival 2022 – Telluride, COs
Sep 9 – First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN*
Sep 10 – Hoyt Sherman Place – Des Moines, IA*
Sep 11 – The Pageant – St Louis, MO*
Sep 13 – Thalia Hall – Chicago, IL*
Sep 14 – Pabst Theater – Milwaukee, WI*
Sep 17 – The Jefferson Theater – Charlottesville, VA*
Sep 18 – Bourbon & Beyond Festival – Louisville, KY
Sep 20 – Webster Hall – New York, NY*
Sep 21 – Big Night Live – Boston, MA*
Sep 23 – Brooklyn Bowl Philly – Philadelphia, PA*
Sep 24 – Lincoln Theatre – Washington, DC*
Sep 25 – FreshGrass – North Adams, MA
*Jac Ross opening