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Erykah Badu will play Tampa’s Amalie Arena in October

She’s bringing special guests Goodie Mob and Scarface.
Erykah Badu performs "The Ballad of Dorothy Parker" during a tribute to Prince at the BET Awards in 2016. Badu comes to Tampa's Amalie Arena on Oct. 29, 2021.
Erykah Badu performs "The Ballad of Dorothy Parker" during a tribute to Prince at the BET Awards in 2016. Badu comes to Tampa's Amalie Arena on Oct. 29, 2021. [ MATT SAYLES | Invision/AP ]
Published Jul. 26

Erykah Badu, the queen of Neo-Soul, comes to Tampa’s Amalie Arena on Oct. 29. She’s bringing special guests, Southern hip-hop group Goodie Mob and Houston-based rapper Scarface. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Badu’s first album Baduizm won the Grammy Award for Best R&B Album in 1997, and its single On and On won for Best Female R&B Performance. Among her vast song catalogue are fan favorites Bag Lady, Window Seat, Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip-Hop) and the iconic Tyrone.

She last performed in Tampa in 2016, when she headlined the Gasparilla Music Festival.

Tickets start at $59 and are available at amaliearena.com.