K'naan's Concert History

K'naan (Keinaan, meaning traveller in Somali, born 1978) is a Somali-Canadian poet and hip-hop artist. The Coming To America Songfacts states that born in Mogadishu, Somalia, he spent his childhood there during the Somali Civil War, which began in 1991. K’naan’s grandfather, Haji Mohammad, was a poet and his aunt, Magool, one of Somalia's most famous singers. The young Somalian acquired an early interest in hip-hop from the records that were sent to him from America by his father.

Date   Concert   Venue   Location  
Jul 26, 2019 –
Jul 28, 2019
Interstellar Rodeo 2019  
Aloe Blacc / K'naan / Perfume Genius / Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats / Lucius / Sheila E. / Saul Williams / Asleep At the Wheel / Whitehorse / weaves / Zaki Ibrahim / Rheostatics / Nyssa / Marlaena Moore / Maddie Storvold / Major Love / James Baley / Richard Inman / Sebastian Gaskin Show all bands
Heritage Amphitheatre, William Hawrelak Park Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Jul 13, 2019 –
Jul 13, 2019
RBC Bluesfest 2019  
Snoop Dogg / Wu-Tang Clan / K'naan / Pokey LaFarge / Pussy Riot / Matt Andersen / Southern Avenue / Yuka / After Funk / Sorority / Cartel Madras / Del Hartley / RBC Ottawa Bluesfest / U.N. Jefferson / Ikirezi
LeBreton Flats Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Jul 11, 2019 –
Jul 14, 2019
Winnipeg Folk Festival 2019   Birds Hill Provincial Park Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Jul 04, 2019 –
Jul 14, 2019
RBC Ottawa Bluesfest 2019  
The Killers / Snoop Dogg / T-Pain / The Offspring / Kygo / Logic / Colbie Caillat / Backstreet Boys / CHVRCHES / Wu-Tang Clan / Eric Church / Taking Back Sunday / First Aid Kit / K'naan / America / James / Elle King / The Psychedelic Furs / NAO / Shakey Graves / Jessie Reyez / Rodrigo y Gabriela / Buddy Guy / Kane Brown / Alexisonfire / Mustard / Francesco Yates / Guided By Voices / Connan Mockasin / The Devil Makes Three / Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit / The Sheepdogs / GASHI / Leikeli47 / DJ Pauly D / Ziggy Alberts / PUP / This Is The Kit / Yungblud / U.S. Girls / The Trews / Charlotte Cardin / Lennon Stella / Colter Wall / Pokey LaFarge / Glorious Sons / Lou Doillon / Murda Beatz / Busty and the Bass / Pussy Riot / The Beths / Matt Andersen / Steve Poltz / The Dirty Nil / Ashley Macisaac / Little Steven & The Disciples of Soul / Sue Foley / KALLITECHNIS / Bad Child / Elisapie / Southern Avenue / Vi / William Prince / Yuka / After Funk / Sugaray Rayford / Abigail Lapell / Brandon “Taz” Niederauer / Gone West / AJ Ghent [ j-ent ] / Loon Choir / Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar / Moscow Apartment / Brea Lawrenson / David Vest / Dawn Tyler Watson / Melanie Brulee / Rebecca Noelle / Future States / BlakDenim / Children of Indigo / River City Junction / Mike McKenna Jr / Moonfruits / Gabrielle Goulet / Kelly Sloan / Cartel Madras / Anthony Geraci / Durham County Poets / Outside I'm A Giant / Scary Bear Soundtrack / Del Hartley / No Mistakes in Space / Marie-Clo / kyle ivan / The Sorority (Toronto) / The Mellotones (CAN) / Area Resident / U.N. Jefferson / Justin Saladino / Yonatan Gat & The Eastern Medicine Singers / Garçons (CAN) / The proven ones / Abby Stewart / Mia Kelly / Gavin Mcleod / Silent Winters / Kim Pollard Band / Horojo Trio / Crook the kid / Ikirezi / Little Walter Tribute / Ellie Gadzos / Renée Landry Show all bands
LeBreton Flats Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Jun 26, 2013 –
Jul 07, 2013
SummerFest 2013   U.S. Cellular Connection Stage Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Jun 26, 2013 –
Jul 07, 2013
SummerFest 2013   U.S. Cellular Connection Stage Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Jun 26, 2013 –
Jul 07, 2013
SummerFest 2013   U.S. Cellular Connection Stage Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Jun 26, 2013 –
Jul 07, 2013
SummerFest 2013  
Imagine Dragons / Pitbull / MGMT / John Mayer / Alice Cooper / Twenty One Pilots / The Avett Brothers / Fun. / Matt and Kim / Eagles / Boyz II Men / Yeah Yeah Yeahs / Alex Clare / Luke Bryan / Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros / Billy Idol / Silversun Pickups / Jason Aldean / Switchfoot / AWOLNATION / The Neighbourhood / Pretty Lights / Phillip Phillips / Rush / Grouplove / Empire of the Sun / 311 / Tim McGraw / LL Cool J / Cold War Kids / Neon Trees / Dropkick Murphys / Diplo / Yeasayer / Gavin DeGraw / Skillet / Hollywood Undead / Walk the Moon / Ice Cube / Florida Georgia Line / Tom Petty / Foreigner / Capital Cities / Cake / Barenaked Ladies / Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers / Atmosphere / Talib Kweli / Styx / Jake Owen / K'naan / Violent Femmes / Public Enemy / De La Soul / REO Speedwagon / Pat Benatar / Bad Religion / Thomas Rhett / Brantley Gilbert / Atlas Genius / O.A.R. / The Airborne Toxic Event / Drowning Pool / Social Distortion / Cody Simpson / Brandi Carlile / Rick Springfield / Guster / Blues Traveler / Kip Moore / Dispatch / Thompson Square / Timeflies / Buddy Guy / New Kids On The Block / Less Than Jake / Family of the Year / Craig Morgan / Youngblood Hawke / The Spinners / Loverboy / The Wailers / Trampled by Turtles / Robert DeLong / The Go-Go's / Jana Kramer / Love and Theft / Amadou & Mariam / Ivan & Alyosha / ZZ Ward / The Features / The Mavericks / Phil Vassar / P.O.S / Hunter Hunted / 98 Degrees / Dessa / Ryan Beatty / Dark Star Orchestra / DJ Z-Trip / Vicci Martinez / Court Yard Hounds / Morris Day & The Time / Tony Vega / Streetlife / The Ballroom Thieves / Big Sam's Funky Nation / Femi Kuti and the Positive Force / Willy Porter / VENA / Greg Koch / Bad Boy / Pat McCurdy / Dr. John & the Nite Trippers / Connor Christian & Southern Gothic / Cherry Pie / Neil Giraldo / Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience / No Quarter / Nikhil Korula Band / Willy Porter Band Show all bands
U.S. Cellular Connection Stage Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Jun 26, 2013 –
Jul 07, 2013
SummerFest 2013   U.S. Cellular Connection Stage Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Dec 01, 2012 Sarah McLachlan / K'naan / Jill Barber Massey Hall Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nov 04, 2012 K'naan Royale Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Oct 26, 2012 –
Oct 28, 2012
Voodoo Music Experience 2012   Voodoo Music & Arts Experience New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Sep 29, 2012 –
Sep 29, 2012
Global Citizen Festival 2012  
Foo Fighters / John Legend / The Black Keys / Band of Horses / K'naan / Neil Young & Crazy Horse
Great Lawn, Central Park New York, New York, United States
Sep 29, 2012 Global Citizen Festival 2012   Great Lawn at Central Park New York, New York, United States
Sep 29, 2012 –
Sep 29, 2012
Global Citizen Festival 2012   Great Lawn at Central Park New York, New York, United States
Sep 29, 2012 Global Citizen Festival  
K'naan / Band of Horses / John Legend / The Black Keys / Foo Fighters / Neil Young and Crazy Horse
Central Park New York, New York, United States
Sep 29, 2012 –
Sep 29, 2012
Global Citizen Festival 2012   Great Lawn at Central Park New York, New York, United States
Sep 29, 2012 –
Sep 29, 2012
Global Citizen Festival 2012  
Foo Fighters / The Black Keys / K'naan / John Legend / Neil Young & Crazy Horse / Band of Horses
Great Lawn at Central Park New York, New York, United States
Sep 29, 2012 –
Sep 29, 2012
Global Citizen Festival 2012   Great Lawn at Central Park New York, New York, United States
Sep 29, 2012 –
Sep 29, 2012
Global Citizen Festival 2012   Great Lawn at Central Park New York, New York, United States
Sep 29, 2012 –
Sep 29, 2012
Global Citizen Festival 2012  
The Black Keys / K'naan / John Legend / Neil Young & Crazy Horse / Band of Horses / Foo Fighters
Great Lawn at Central Park New York, New York, United States
Sep 29, 2012 –
Sep 29, 2012
Global Citizen Festival 2012   Great Lawn at Central Park New York, New York, United States
Sep 29, 2012 –
Sep 29, 2012
Global Citizen Festival 2012   Central Park Great Lawn New York, New York, United States
Sep 29, 2012 Global Festival  
Band of Horses / Foo Fighters / John Legend / K'naan / Neil Young & Crazy Horse / The Black Keys
Central Park New York, New York, United States
Sep 29, 2012 Global Citizen Festival 2012   Great Lawn at Central Park New York, New York, United States
Sep 29, 2012 –
Sep 29, 2012
Global Citizen Festival 2012  
Foo Fighters / The Black Keys / John Legend / Band of Horses / K'naan / Neil Young & Crazy Horse
Central Park Great Lawn New York, New York, United States
Sep 29, 2012 Global Citizen Festival   Rumsey Playfield, Central Park New York, New York, United States
Sep 29, 2012 Global Citizen Festival  
Neil Young and Crazy Horse / Foo Fighters / The Black Keys / Band of Horses / John Legend / K'naan
Great Lawn at Central Park New York, New York, United States
Sep 20, 2012 Sarah McLachlan / K'naan Massey Hall Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jul 14, 2012 –
Jul 14, 2012
Vancouver Folk Festival 2012
The Head and the Heart / K'naan / The Barr Brothers / Serena Ryder / Dan Mangan / River City Extension / Johnny Clegg / Royal Wood / O.N.C.E. / Mike Farris / Blitz the Ambassador / Martyn Joseph / Ken Whiteley / Andy White / Sidi Toure / Murray McLauchlan / Geoff Berner / Mark Berube / Shakura S'Aida / Evalyn Parry / David Essig Show all bands
Vancouver Folk Festival Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Jul 04, 2012 –
Jul 08, 2012
Winnipeg Folk Festival 2012  
Iron & Wine / Feist / The Head and the Heart / James Vincent McMorrow / K'naan / Bahamas / Blitzen Trapper / Billy Bragg / Beth Orton / Devotchka / Tedeschi Trucks Band / The Barr Brothers / Good Old War / Charles Bradley / Ozomatli / Carolina Chocolate Drops / The SteelDrivers / Bill Frisell / Todd Snider / Sam Amidon / Kim Churchill / Pokey LaFarge / Adam Cohen / Elliott Brood / Mary Gauthier / Abigail Washburn / Steep Canyon Rangers / Junior Brown / Ruthie Foster / Emmanuel Jal / Royal Wood / Doug Paisley / Eliza Gilkyson / Matt Andersen / Ellis Paul / Jimmy Lafave / David Bromberg / Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three / Justin Rutledge / Snowblink / Willy Porter / Madison Violet / Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou / Pharis & Jason Romero / Martyn Joseph / Chic Gamine / Besh O Drom / Sket©h / Fretless / Sidi Toure / The Beauties / Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem / Iron Age / Natalia Zukerman / DUSTIN BENTALL / De Temps Antan / Orchestre Poly-rythmo / Yves Lambert / Fish and Bird / Sarah & Christian Dugas / Belle Starr / Esl / Radoslav Lorković / Rani Arbo / Asani / The Atomic Duo / Kevin Mcdonald / Aaron Burnett / Ruthie Foster & Cyd Cassone / The Black Sea Station / Shelley Bean & the Duckety Muds Show all bands
Bird's Hill Provincial Park Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Jul 04, 2012 –
Jul 08, 2012
Winnipeg Folk Festival 2012  
Iron & Wine / Feist / The Head and the Heart / James Vincent McMorrow / K'naan / Bahamas / Blitzen Trapper / Billy Bragg / Beth Orton / Devotchka / Tedeschi Trucks Band / The Barr Brothers / Good Old War / Charles Bradley / Ozomatli / Carolina Chocolate Drops / The SteelDrivers / Bill Frisell / Todd Snider / Sam Amidon / Kim Churchill / Pokey LaFarge / Adam Cohen / Mary Gauthier / Elliott Brood / Abigail Washburn / Steep Canyon Rangers / Junior Brown / Ruthie Foster / Emmanuel Jal / Royal Wood / Matt Andersen / Eliza Gilkyson / Doug Paisley / David Bromberg / Ellis Paul / Jimmy Lafave / Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three / Justin Rutledge / Snowblink / Willy Porter / Madison Violet / Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou / Pharis & Jason Romero / Martyn Joseph / Chic Gamine / Besh O Drom / Sket©h / Fretless / Sidi Toure / The Beauties / Iron Age / Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem / Natalia Zukerman / DUSTIN BENTALL / De Temps Antan / Orchestre Poly-rythmo / Yves Lambert / Fish and Bird / Belle Starr / Sarah & Christian Dugas / Radoslav Lorković / Esl / Rani Arbo / Asani / The Atomic Duo / Kevin Mcdonald / Aaron Burnett / Ruthie Foster & Cyd Cassone / The Black Sea Station / Shelley Bean & the Duckety Muds Show all bands
Bird's Hill Provincial Park Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Jul 04, 2012 –
Jul 15, 2012
Ottawa Bluesfest 2012   LeBreton Flats Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
May 20, 2012 Enrique Iglesias / Adam Lambert / Flo Rida / Calvin Harris / Karmin / K'naan / Ktuphoria / havana brown / Pitbull   PNC Bank Arts Center Holmdel, NJ
Oct 15, 2011 A Decade of Difference: A Concert Celebrating 10 Years of the William J. Clinton Foundation  
Bill Clinton / Stevie Wonder / Bono / The Edge / Lady Gaga / Usher / Grace Potter / Kenny Chesney / Juanes / K'naan / Ellen DeGeneres / Ashton Kutcher / Colin Farrell / Jason Segel / Maria Bello / Lauren Ling
Hollywood Bowl Hollywood, California, United States
Oct 15, 2011 Lady Gaga / A Decade of Difference / Usher / Bono / Edge / Stevie Wonder / Kenny Chesney / K'naan / Juanes   Hollywood Bowl Los Angeles, California, United States
Sep 27, 2011 WE Day 2011
City and Colour / Classified / K'naan / Nelly Furtado / Joe Jonas / Shawn Desman / Kardinal Offishall
Air Canada Centre Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Aug 11, 2011 Nas / Damian 'Jr Gong' Marley / Theophilus London / Damian / K'naan / Nas & Damian Marley Central Park New York, New York, United States
Apr 17, 2011 Lupe Fiasco / K'naan Cornell University Ithaca, New York, United States
Apr 14, 2011 Wale / K'naan / Sammy Adams / Black Cobain Lafayette College Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 27, 2010 –
Aug 29, 2010
Rock en Seine 2010   Unknown venue Paris, Île-de-France, France
Aug 07, 2010 –
Aug 08, 2010
Summer Sonic 2010  
Calvin Harris / Taylor Swift / Jason Derulo / Nickelback / Two Door Cinema Club / Jay-Z / Stevie Wonder / Deadmau5 / The Smashing Pumpkins / Passion Pit / Nas / The Offspring / Pixies / Band of Horses / Thirty Seconds to Mars / All Time Low / Steve Aoki / Sum 41 / A Tribe Called Quest / 3OH!3 / Keri Hilson / a-ha / Pendulum / Biffy Clyro / Eels / The Drums / Die Antwoord / K'naan / Black Rebel Motorcycle Club / Slash / Band of Skulls / Eve / Coheed and Cambria / The Maccabees / Hurts / Dream Theater / Pavement / Hole / Everlast / The Devil Wears Prada / Nada Surf / Everything Everything / Surfer Blood / Jónsi / Orbital / Darwin Deez / Hudson Mohawke / Orianthi / fanfarlo / Delphic / Blood Red Shoes / Girls / Uffie / ONE OK ROCK / Brodinski / Free Energy / Tahiti 80 / Atari Teenage Riot / Surkin / Hiatus / Elliot Minor / General Fiasco / The Pillows / Michael Monroe / The Young Punx / Fact / Stevie Appleton / Bigelf / My Passion / Kreva / Yes Giantess / Gildas / TOTALFAT / jay'ed / Rake / Lecca / ET-KING / Fire Ball / Supe / Cold Rain / Monkey Magik Show all bands
Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Aug 04, 2010 K'naan / Bruno Mars House of Blues Sunset Strip Los Angeles, California, United States
Jul 31, 2010 –
Aug 01, 2010
Osheaga Festival 2010  
Sonic Youth / The National / Metric / Snoop Dogg / Arcade Fire / Stars / The Black Keys / K'naan / Pavement / Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros / Weezer
Unknown venue Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Jul 08, 2010 –
Jul 18, 2010
Festival d'été de Québec 2010   Unknown venue Québec, Quebec, Canada
Jul 08, 2010 –
Jul 18, 2010
Festival d'été de Québec 2010   Unknown venue Québec, Quebec, Canada
Jun 16, 2010 Keane / K'naan / Helio Sequence   O2 Academy Birmingham
Jun 15, 2010 Keane / K'naan   The Roundhouse London, England, United Kingdom
Jun 10, 2010 Black Eyed Peas / Alicia Keys / Shakira / John Legend / BLK JKS / Amadou & Mariam / The Parlotones / Angélique Kidjo / Tinariwen / Juanes / Vieux Farka Toure / Vusi Mahlasela / K'naan / Freshlyground / Lira   Orlando Stadium Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
May 12, 2010 Keane / K'naan   Electric Brixton London, England, United Kingdom
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Concerts Per Year:
2019 4 concerts
2013 5 concerts
2012 25 concerts
2011 6 concerts
2010 11 concerts
2009 47 concerts
2008 18 concerts
2007 9 concerts
2006 1 concert
2005 4 concerts
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