The rapper who stole the show at the 2016 Grammy Awards has announced his first stop in the Buffalo area since 2013.
Kendrick Lamar will play at 7:30 p.m. June 3 in Darien Lake Amphitheater (9993 Allegheny Road, Darien), with notable openers Schoolboy Q, SZA and a long list of others.
Tickets, which range from $35 lawn tickets to $125 seats, go on sale at noon Jan. 26 online at LiveNation.com, Ticketmaster.com or by phone at 1-800-745-3000. Four packs of lawn tickets may be purchased for $100.
Lamar, whom The News' Jeff Miers calls a musical "game-changer," last stopped here as part of the University at Buffalo Springfest concert. Read the pop music critic's review of "Damn," released last April.
Jay Rock, Ab-Soul, Isaiah Rashad, Sir, Lance Skiiwalker and Zacari are the other names on Lamar's Championship Tour. Any ticket purchased for a Darien Lake concert includes free admission to Darien Lake Theme Park on the day of the show.