Following his summer stint with the Warped Tour and a September 18 performance at the University of Utah, the rising reggae superstar Matisyahu will be starting his own headlining tour this fall. The recently announced 38-date trek kicks off October 18 at the Eagles Club in Milwaukee, WI, and is slated to close on December 18 at Higher Ground in Burlington, VT.

The tour will take the vocalist from coast to coast, including multiple performances in Texas and California. Matisyahu also has two Canadian gigs scheduled at the end of the North American trek: December 16 in Toronto, ON, and December 17 in Montreal, QC.

A rotating lineup comprised of Future Rock, Chester French, Flobots, Benny Cassette and K’naan will provide support during select portions of the tour. In the past, Matisyahu opened for 311‘s Summer Unity Tour in 2007, and was supported on his own headlining trek by popular rockers Plain White T’s and Yellowcard.

The Orthodox Jewish rapper debuted in 2004 with “Shake off the Dust…Arise,” an album that showcased his unique blend of contemporary reggae and hip hop with traditional Jewish themes. However, Matisyahu did not gain widespread notice until 2006’s “Youth,” a record that peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard 200.

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Reports published in 2007 suggested Matisyahu would release his follow-up to “Youth” early in 2008, but the album never arrived. Later reports offered early 2009 as the new release for the disc, though the performer has not released any official announcements on the subject.

Matisyahu itinerary:
(Dates subject to change.)

October 18 Milwaukee, WI Eagles Club
October 19 Chicago, IL Rivera Theatre
October 22 Indianapolis, IN Egyptian Ballroom
October 23 Detroit, MI The Fillmore
October 25 Millvale, PA Mr. Smalls
October 26 Johnson City, NY Magic City Music Hall
October 28 Providence, RI Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel
October 29 Boston, MA Orpheum Theater
October 30 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory
November 1 Baltimore, MD Rams Head Live
November 2 Montclair, NJ Wellmont Theatre
November 3 Washington, DC Sixth & I Historic Synagogue
November 4 Blacksburg, VA VPI Burruss Auditorium
November 6 Norfolk, VA Norva Theatre
November 8 Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse
November 9 New Orleans, LA House Of Blues
November 10 Houston, TX House Of Blues
November 11 Austin, TX Stubb’s Bar-B-Q
November 13 Dallas, TX Palladium Ballroom
November 15 Tempe, AZ Marquee Theatre
November 17 San Diego, CA House Of Blues
November 18 Los Angeles, CA Nokia Theatre
November 19 Chico, CA Bell Memorial Auditorium
November 20 Anaheim, CA The Grove Of Anaheim
November 22 Las Vegas, NV House Of Blues
November 23 San Francisco, CA The Warfield Theatre
November 24 Santa Cruz, CA The Catalyst
November 26 Park City, UT Harry O’S
November 29 Denver, CO Ogden Theatre
November 30 Boulder, CO Fox Theater
December 6 Louisville, KY Headliner Music Hall
December 7 Nashville, TN The Cannery
December 9 Columbia, MO Blue Note
December 11 Cincinatti, OH Bogarts
December 14 Cleveland, OH House Of Blues
December 16 Toronto, ON Phoenix Concert Theater
December 17 Montreal, QC Metropolis
December 18 Burlington, VT Higher Ground