Keep Houston Press Free

Kendrick Lamar Adds Second December 29 Houston Show, at House of Blues This Time

Few artists in 2012 can play two concerts in one night, and sell out the first one. Based on strong street cred and the critically adored album good kid, m.A.A.d city rapper Kendrick Lamar has done it in Houston.

The artist has already sold out his December 29 Warehouse Live gig, and he has now added a second show at the House of Blues a few blocks away on the same night.

The promoters of Lamar's Houston double-header, Scoremore, announced that tickets for the second as-of-yet not sold-out HOB gig will go on sale this Wednesday on their ticketing site.

Details on tickets for the HOB show are right here.

The Compton, California-bred Lamar is getting high marks from everyone from Time, SPIN, The Guardian and Rolling Stone for his m.A.A.d city, which currently holds a 91/100 score on Metacritic.

Needless to say, expect Lamar to be playing much larger venues next time he comes to the Bayou City if his star keeps rising. Which it probably will.

Kendrick Lamar Houston PSA from Scoremore on Vimeo.

I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Houston and help keep the future of Houston Press free.

Keep the Houston Press Free... Since we started the Houston Press, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Houston, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Houston with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.