PJ Morton Adds New Leg of Shows to Watch The SunTour, Now Spanning 40+ Dates This Summer & Fall | Shore Fire Media

PJ MortonClient Information

13 June, 2022Print

PJ Morton Adds New Leg of Shows to Watch The SunTour, Now Spanning 40+ Dates This Summer & Fall

First Performances Kick Off on Friday, Before Heading to Ryman Auditorium, Apollo Theatre & More

PJ Morton & El DeBarge Star in New Music Video For "On My Way," Highlight of Latest LP Featuring Stevie Wonder, Nas, JoJo, Jill Scott, Wale, Chronixx & Alex Isley: WATCH

Photo by Matt Robertson


This Friday, June 17th, PJ Morton will kick off a four-month-long North American tour, headlining a long list of historic venues that just got even bigger. With the addition of half a dozen East Coast dates today, from Virginia to Baltimore, Boston and beyond, the multi Grammy-winning performer, songwriter and soul singer will now play over 40 shows and counting in support of his latest album, Watch The Sun. Presented by TJ Entertainment Group, each stop will also feature a set from rising force and fellow New Orleanian DJ Arie Spins, before Morton and his indomitable, ten-piece band debut a rousing array of music from Watch The Sun, live on the stages of the Apollo Theatre, Ryman Auditorium, Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre and other landmark locations. 

Tickets to the six newly added dates go on sale at 10am local time this Thursday, June 16th, with all other shows available now. Find the full list below, and more information at pjmortonmusic.com/#shows.  

Watch PJ Morton's brand new music video for Watch The Sun'"On My Way" (Feat. El DeBarge), where he takes a trip back to a time of pay phones, cassette tapes and wholehearted yearning: https://youtu.be/klSU9iin7KI 

Hot off a hometown return to New Orleans Jazz Fest, a headlining set at Jakarta's Java Jazz Fest, plus performances on Good Morning AmericaJimmy Kimmel Live!The Kelly Clarkson Show and more in recent months, PJ Morton will finally bring songs like "Be Like Water" (Feat. Stevie Wonder & Nas), "My Peace" (Feat. JoJo & Mr. Talkbox), "Please Don't Walk Away" and other Watch The Sun highlights to audiences all across the US. While he has long been known to deliver "one of the best live shows in music (Okayplayer), on Watch The Sun his "smooth, soulful funk amalgamates with every style from reggae to Afrobeats, resulting in a more versatile musical offering than we've seen yet" (Essence).

Learn why Morton calls the self-released, self-produced LP his most honest and authentic in a profile with CBS Mornings, as well as interviews on The Real and NPR's All Things Considered

Out now on Morton Records, Watch The Sun includes additional collaborations with Chronixx, Wale, Jill Scott and Alex Isley, Zacardi Cortez, Gene Moore, Samoht, Tim Rogers and Darrel 'MusiqCity' Walls. Listen here: https://music.empi.re/watchthesun


PJ Morton - 2022 Tour Dates

6/17 - Houston, TX - House of Blues Houston

6/18 - Austin, TX - Emo's

6/19 - Dallas, TX - House of Blues Dallas

7/6 - Detroit, MI - Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre 

7/10 - Bellingham, WA - NW Tune-Up Festival

7/15 - St. Louis, MO - Delmar Hall

7/16 - Chicago, IL - Athenaeum Theatre

7/17 - Nashville, TN - Ryman Auditorium

7/20 - Memphis, TN - The Cannon Center for the Performing Arts

7/22 - Indianapolis, IN - The Vogue

7/23 - Columbus, OH - KEMBA Live!

7/24 - Pittsburgh, PA - Stage AE

7/26 - Buffalo, NY - Town Ballroom

7/27 - Toronto, ON - Queen Elizabeth Theatre

7/29 - New York, NY - Apollo Theater

7/31 - Newport, RI - Newport Jazz Festival

8/23 - Oklahoma City, OK - Tower Theatre

8/25 - Mobile, AL - Soul Kitchen Music Hall

8/27 - Fort Lauderdale, FL - Revolution Live

8/28 - Lake Buena Vista, FL - House of Blues Orlando

8/30 - Knoxville, TN - Bijou Theatre

8/31 - Charleston, SC - Charleston Music Hall

9/2 - Atlanta, GA - The Tabernacle

9/3 - Charlotte, NC - Knight Theater 

9/4 - Washington, DC - Warner Theatre

9/15 - Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom

9/16 - Vancouver, BC - Hollywood Theatre

9/17 - Seattle, WA - Moore Theatre

9/20 - Sacramento, CA - Ace of Spades

9/22 - San Francisco, CA - Palace of Fine Arts

9/23 - Santa Cruz, CA - The Catalyst Club

9/24 - Los Angeles, CA - The Theatre at Ace Hotel

9/29 - San Diego, CA - The Observatory North Park

9/30 - Phoenix, AZ - The Crescent Ballroom

10/1 - Albuquerque, NM - Sunshine Theater 

10/20 - Norfolk, VA - The NorVa

10/21 - Charlottesville, VA - Jefferson Theater

10/23 - Baltimore, MD - Rams Head Live!

10/25 - Boston, MA - Emerson Colonial Theatre

10/26 - New Haven, CT - Toad's Place

10/27 - Jersey City, NJ - White Eagle Hall

10/30 - Philadelphia, PA - The Fillmore

11/25 - New Orleans, LA - The Fillmore


Newly Announced Dates in Bold


Follow PJ Morton

Official Site







For more information, contact Matt Hanks or Greg Jakubik at Shore Fire Media,

(718) 522-7171