Famous Upstate New York Hip-Hop Artist Set to Return to Region in July
Tuesday was a big day for hip-hop artist Post Malone.
The Syracuse native shared news with his fans that a new album, his fifth, would be released later this year. In addition to news of the album release, Malone announced a new tour, with 24 total dates across the country between the beginning of July and end of August.
On one such date, Malone will be performing in Upstate New York, just hours from his birthplace. Will you be there to see him live?
Post Malone Announces New Album and Tour with Upstate NY Concert
A story from New York Upstate and other outlets shared the news of Post Malone's new album and tour, both of which were announced on Tuesday, May 16th. The tour, entitled the If Y’all Weren’t Here I’d Be Crying tour, begins on July 8th in Noblesville, IN, and concludes on August 19th San Bernardino, CA, as far as we know.
Meanwhile, his fifth studio album will be titled Austin, which is his actual first name. That album will be released on July 28th of this year.
As part of Post Malone's tour, he will be making a stop in Upstate New York, just hours from where he was born. He is set to play the Darien Lake Amphitheater in Buffalo, New York on July 17th. The show will be the 7th of his tour, and will be the only show in New York, as far as we know right now.
Take a look at the other dates on the tour, as announced on Post Malone's Instagram page on Tuesday:
Malone, who was born Austin Richard Post on July 4, 1995 in Syracuse, has not played a show in Upstate since before the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the source. He has played multiple shows in past years in different locations across New York, including this one, which took place at Syracuse University back in 2015.
Take a look at the behind-the-scenes video linked below:
Post Malone is no stranger to this area, and he's headed back here this summer. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 19, at 10 a.m. through Live Nation. Get them quick, so you can be ready to see Post Malone's return to Upstate New York this summer!