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 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, ON
Jul 11, 2019 –
Jul 14, 2019
Winnipeg Folk Festival 2019   Birds Hill Provincial Park Winnipeg, MB
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
LeBreton Flats Ottawa, ON
Jun 26, 2013 –
Jul 07, 2013
SummerFest 2013   U.S. Cellular Connection Stage Milwaukee, WI
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
U.S. Cellular Connection Stage Milwaukee, WI
Jun 26, 2013 –
Jul 07, 2013
SummerFest 2013   U.S. Cellular Connection Stage Milwaukee, WI
Jun 26, 2013 –
Jul 07, 2013
SummerFest 2013   U.S. Cellular Connection Stage Milwaukee, WI
Jun 26, 2013 –
Jul 07, 2013
SummerFest 2013   U.S. Cellular Connection Stage Milwaukee, WI
Dec 01, 2012 Sarah McLachlan / K'naan / Jill Barber Massey Hall Toronto, ON
Oct 26, 2012 –
Oct 28, 2012
Voodoo Music Experience 2012   Voodoo Music & Arts Experience New Orleans, LA
Sep 29, 2012 Global Citizen Festival 2012  
Neil Young & Crazy Horse / Foo Fighters / The Black Keys / K'naan / Band of Horses
Great Lawn at Central Park New York, NY
Sep 29, 2012 –
Sep 29, 2012
Global Citizen Festival 2012   Great Lawn at Central Park New York, NY
Sep 29, 2012 –
Sep 29, 2012
Global Citizen Festival 2012   Great Lawn at Central Park New York, NY
Sep 29, 2012 –
Sep 29, 2012
Global Citizen Festival 2012   Great Lawn at Central Park New York, NY
Sep 29, 2012 Global Citizen Festival   Rumsey Playfield, Central Park New York, NY
Sep 29, 2012 –
Sep 29, 2012
Global Citizen Festival 2012   Great Lawn at Central Park New York, NY
Sep 29, 2012 –
Sep 29, 2012
Global Citizen Festival 2012   Great Lawn at Central Park New York, NY
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, NY
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, NY
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, NY
Sep 29, 2012 –
Sep 29, 2012
Global Citizen Festival 2012   Central Park Great Lawn New York, NY
Sep 29, 2012 Global Citizen Festival 2012   Great Lawn at Central Park New York, NY
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, NY
Sep 29, 2012 –
Sep 29, 2012
Global Citizen Festival 2012   Great Lawn at Central Park New York, NY
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, NY
Sep 20, 2012 Sarah McLachlan / K'naan Massey Hall Toronto, ON
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
Bird's Hill Provincial Park Winnipeg, MB
Jul 04, 2012 –
Jul 15, 2012
Ottawa Bluesfest 2012   LeBreton Flats Ottawa, ON
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, CA
Oct 15, 2011 Lady Gaga / A Decade of Difference / Usher / Bono / Edge / Stevie Wonder / Kenny Chesney / K'naan / Juanes   Hollywood Bowl Los Angeles, CA
Sep 27, 2011 WE Day 2011
City and Colour / Classified / K'naan / Nelly Furtado / Joe Jonas / Shawn Desman / Kardinal Offishall
Air Canada Centre Toronto, ON
Aug 11, 2011 Nas / Damian 'Jr Gong' Marley / Theophilus London / Damian / K'naan / Nas & Damian Marley Central Park New York, NY
Apr 17, 2011 Lupe Fiasco / K'naan Cornell University Ithaca, NY
Apr 14, 2011 Wale / K'naan / Sammy Adams / Black Cobain Lafayette College Philadelphia, PA
Aug 27, 2010 –
Aug 29, 2010
Rock en Seine 2010   Unknown venue Paris, FR
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
Tokyo, Japan
Aug 04, 2010 K'naan / Bruno Mars House of Blues Sunset Strip Los Angeles, CA
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, QC
Jul 08, 2010 –
Jul 18, 2010
Festival d'été de Québec 2010   Unknown venue Québec, QC
Jul 08, 2010 –
Jul 18, 2010
Festival d'été de Québec 2010   Unknown venue Québec, QC
Jun 16, 2010 Keane / K'naan / Helio Sequence   O2 Academy 2 Birmingham Birmingham,
Jun 15, 2010 Keane / K'naan The Roundhouse London, UK
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, South Africa
May 12, 2010 Keane / K'naan Electric Brixton London, UK
Mar 31, 2010 K'naan / Wale
K'naan / Wale
The Fillmore New York at Irving Plaza New York, NY
Oct 24, 2009 Slipknot / Deftones / Cypress Hill / Sublime / Pennywise / Redman / Method Man / Bad Brains / Immortal Technique / Kottonmouth Kings / K'naan / Living Legends / Mix Master Mike / Devin The Dude / DJ Muggs / Big B / Afrika Bambaataa / Lenny V / Bar...   Glen Helen Amphitheater Los Angeles (LA), CA
Oct 02, 2009 –
Oct 04, 2009
Austin City Limits Music Festival 2009  
Kings Of Leon / Arctic Monkeys / John Legend / Bon Iver / Pearl Jam / Phoenix / Passion Pit / Lily Allen / Dave Matthews Band / Zac Brown Band / Grizzly Bear / The Decemberists / The Avett Brothers / BASSNECTAR / Mos Def / Andrew Bird / Thievery Corporation / The B-52's / K'naan / Dr. Dog / Citizen Cope / White Lies / Michael Franti & Spearhead / Flogging Molly / Coheed and Cambria / The Airborne Toxic Event / The Dead Weather / MuteMath / Beastie Boys / Girl Talk / Brett Dennen / Raphael Saadiq / Dan Auerbach / Rodriguez / Blitzen Trapper / The Raveonettes / Deer Tick / The Dodos / Dave Matthews / Clutch / Devotchka / Heartless Bastards / Lisa Hannigan / The Walkmen / Toadies / The Virgins / Ghostland Observatory / School of Seven Bells / STS9 / Daniel Johnston / Here We Go Magic / The Low Anthem / The Wood Brothers / Sonic Youth / Los Amigos Invisibles / State Radio / Alela Diane / Medeski, Martin & Wood / Bell X1 / !!! (Chk Chk Chk) / The Felice Brothers / Eek-a-mouse / Laura Izibor / Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears / Sarah Jaffe / Rebirth Brass Band / Federico Aubele / Mishka / Todd Snider / Alberta Cross / Reckless Kelly / Cotton Jones / The Parlor Mob / Asleep At the Wheel / Preservation Hall Jazz Band / Ben Harper and Relentless7 / The Knux / Sam Roberts Band / Suckers / Sara Watkins / John Vanderslice / Mimicking Birds / Henry Clay People / Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band / The Greencards / Raul Malo / David Garza / Jonathan Tyler / Poi Dog Pondering / Jypsi / The Dexateens / Nelo / Lax / Sons of Bill / The Soul Stirrers / Terri Hendrix / Henry Butler / The Scabs / Sarah Siskind / Loose Cannons / Quinn Sullivan / Ralph's World / Leatherbag / Marva Wright / Jonell Mosser / Robyn Hitchcock And The Venus 3 / Damien Horne / Papa Mali / Milkshake / Secret Agent 23 Skidoo / Lunch Money / Quinn Walker / Barton Hills Choir / Q Brothers / Vince Mira / Keith Gattis / The Levon Helm Band / Danny Brooks / Walter Washington / The Durdens / Jeffery Steele / The Telephone Company / Mr. Leebot
Austin, TX
Oct 02, 2009 –
Oct 04, 2009
Austin City Limits Music Festival 2009  
Loose Cannons / Ralph's World / Quinn Sullivan / Kings of Leon / Jonell Mosser / Marva Wright / Arctic Monkeys / Leatherbag / Robyn Hitchcock And The Venus 3 / John Legend / Damien Horne / Papa Mali / Bon Iver / Milkshake / Secret Agent 23 Skidoo / Lunch Money / Quinn Walker / The Levon Helm Band / Pearl Jam / Barton Hills Choir / Phoenix / Passion Pit / Keith Gattis / Dave Matthews Band / Q Brothers / Lily Allen / Vince Mira / Zac Brown Band / Danny Brooks / Walter Washington / The Durdens / Grizzly Bear / Jeffery Steele / The Telephone Company / Mr. Leebot / The Decemberists / The Avett Brothers / BASSNECTAR / Andrew Bird / Mos Def / Thievery Corporation / K'naan / The B-52's / Citizen Cope / White Lies / Dr. Dog / The Airborne Toxic Event / Michael Franti & Spearhead / Flogging Molly / Coheed and Cambria / Beastie Boys / The Dead Weather / Girl Talk / MuteMath / Brett Dennen / Blitzen Trapper / Raphael Saadiq / The Raveonettes / Rodriguez / Dan Auerbach / The Dodos / Deer Tick / Dave Matthews / DeVotchKa / The Walkmen / Clutch / Heartless Bastards / The Virgins / Ghostland Observatory / Lisa Hannigan / Toadies / School of Seven Bells / STS9 / Here We Go Magic / The Low Anthem / Sonic Youth / Daniel Johnston / State Radio / !!! (Chk Chk Chk) / Medeski, Martin & Wood / Los Amigos Invisibles / Bell X1 / Alela Diane / The Felice Brothers / The Wood Brothers / Laura Izibor / Eek-a-mouse / Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears / Federico Aubele / Sarah Jaffe / Rebirth Brass Band / Alberta Cross / Mishka / Todd Snider / The Parlor Mob / Reckless Kelly / Asleep At the Wheel / Ben Harper and Relentless7 / The Knux / Cotton Jones / Preservation Hall Jazz Band / Suckers / John Vanderslice / Sam Roberts Band / Sara Watkins / Mimicking Birds / Henry Clay People / The Greencards / Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band / David Garza / Raul Malo / Jypsi / Poi Dog Pondering / The Dexateens / Nelo / Sons of Bill / Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights / The Soul Stirrers / Terri Hendrix / Henry Butler / Lax / Sarah Siskind / The Scabs
Unknown venue Austin, TX
Oct 02, 2009 –
Oct 04, 2009
Austin City Limits Music Festival 2009  
John Vanderslice / Blitzen Trapper / Mimicking Birds / Sonic Youth / The Walkmen / Girl Talk / Passion Pit / Flogging Molly / Coheed and Cambria / Phoenix / Preservation Hall Jazz Band / Arctic Monkeys / The Felice Brothers / Bon Iver / Kings Of Leon / The Low Anthem / The Avett Brothers / Dave Matthews Band / Dr. Dog / Sara Watkins / Here We Go Magic / The Airborne Toxic Event / Grizzly Bear / The Raveonettes / The Parlor Mob / Cotton Jones / Andrew Bird / The Dodos / The Dead Weather / Lily Allen / State Radio / Citizen Cope / Sam Roberts Band / Alberta Cross / Alela Diane / Ben Harper and Relentless7 / The Decemberists / Toadies / Rodriguez / The B-52's / Clutch / K'naan / Henry Clay People / Devotchka / Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band / Rebirth Brass Band / !!! (Chk Chk Chk) / Mos Def / Thievery Corporation / Ghostland Observatory / Zac Brown Band / Lisa Hannigan / Deer Tick / White Lies / Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears / David Garza / Dan Auerbach / STS9 / The Knux / Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights / Daniel Johnston / Beastie Boys / The Levon Helm Band / Todd Snider / John Legend / Michael Franti & Spearhead / Heartless Bastards / Ralph's World / Q Brothers / The Wood Brothers / Brett Dennen / The Dexateens / Asleep At the Wheel / Raphael Saadiq / The Virgins / Reckless Kelly / Los Amigos Invisibles / Sons of Bill / Federico Aubele / The Greencards / Dave Matthews / Medeski, Martin & Wood / Robyn Hitchcock And The Venus 3 / Suckers / The Scabs / Quinn Sullivan / Sarah Jaffe / School of Seven Bells / Poi Dog Pondering / The Durdens / Loose Cannons / Mishka / Henry Butler / Papa Mali / Eek-a-mouse / Raul Malo / Bell X1 / Secret Agent 23 Skidoo / Pearl Jam / Vince Mira / Barton Hills Choir / BASSNECTAR / MuteMath / Marva Wright / Terri Hendrix / Jypsi / Laura Izibor / Nelo / The Soul Stirrers / Lax / Sarah Siskind / Jonell Mosser / Leatherbag / Damien Horne / Milkshake / Lunch Money / Quinn Walker / Keith Gattis / Danny Brooks / Walter Washington / Jeffery Steele / The Telephone Company / Mr. Leebot
Zilker Park Austin, TX

Variations: K'naan / K'Naan

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Concerts Per Year:
2019 3 concerts
2013 5 concerts
2012 21 concerts
2011 6 concerts
2010 11 concerts
2009 33 concerts
2008 16 concerts
2007 7 concerts
2006 1 concert
2005 4 concerts
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