It was previously announced that the dynamic rap/hip-hop duo of Big Boi and Andre 3000 (better known as Outkast) are set to hit the festival stage in 2014. This news comes just in time for the group's 20th anniversary.
Now fans have some more official Outkast reunion news to get excited about — Big Boi and Andre 3000 will be performing at several festival concert gatherings with over 40 planned dates.
The official Outkast Facebook fan page posted the following update for fans to clamor and speculate over:
Outkast will return to the stage with a full festival run of over 40 dates to celebrate 20 years since Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik! "Returning to the stage together is the most exciting way for us to thank everyone for their 20 years of supporting Outkast." - Andre 3000. "I'm looking forward to rocking the stage with my Bro Ski and to all the fans - stank you smelly much, this is for y'all!" – Big Boi. Stay tuned for dates! #Outkast20 - Team Outkast.
For a preview at just how incredible Outkast is in a live environment, check out their on-stage rendition of Ms. Jackson at the 2000 edition of the World AIDS Day concert.
Three separate tour dates have been formally announced thus far. When the rest become public, we'll make sure to list them all here:
- Friday, April 11 to Sunday, April 13, 2014 - Coachella 2014 at the Empire Polo Club (Indio, CA)
- Friday, April 18 to Sunday, April 20, 2014 - Coachella 2014 at the Empire Polo Club (Indio, CA)
- Friday, April 25 to Sunday, April 27, 2014 - Counterpoint Music Festival (Kingston Downs, GA)
- Friday, May 16 to Sunday, May 18, 2014 - Hangout Music Festival 2014 at Gulf Shores Beach (Gulf Shores, AL)
- Friday, May 23 to Sunday, May 25, 2014 - Sasquatch! Music Festival 2014 at the Gorge Amphitheatre (Quincy, WA)
- Friday, June 6 - The Governors Ball Music Festival 2014 at Randall's Island (New York, NY)
- Thursday, June 19 to Sunday, June 22, 2014 - Firefly Music Festival 2014 at the Dover International Speedway (Dover, DE)
- Friday, July 4 to Saturday, July 6, 2014 - Wireless Festival 2014 at Finsbury Park (London) and Perry Park (Birmingham)
- Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 5th Annual October's Very Own (OVO) Fest at at the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre (Toronto, CA)