KRS-One's Concert History

KRS-One (born Lawrence Parker on August 20, 1965 in Park Slope, Brooklyn, New York) is an American hip-hop MC. Over his career he has been known by several pseudonyms, including Kris Parker, KRS One, KRS-ONE (as given at his site), The Blastmaster and The Teacha. KRS-One is an acronym for "Knowledge Reigns Supreme Over Nearly Everybody". KRS-One is a significant figure in the hip hop community and is often referenced in works by other hip hop artists and critics as being the 'essence' of an MC and one of the greatest to ever hold the mic.

Date   Concert   Venue   Location  
Sep 28, 2018 KRS-One   The Middle East - Downstairs Cambridge, MA
May 31, 2018 KRS-One Ardmore Music Hall Ardmore, PA
Jan 14, 2018 Fatman Scoop / Nelly / Redman / KRS-One / Method Man / Ja Rule Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall Philadelphia, PA
Aug 05, 2017 –
Aug 05, 2017
SUMMERTIME IN THE LBC 2017
50 Cent / Wu-Tang Clan / YG / Bone Thugs-N-Harmony / Baby Bash / Warren G / G-Unit / KRS-One / Slick Rick / DJ Quik / Souls of Mischief / Hieroglyphics / Tha Dogg Pound / Lil Rob / Mary Jane Girls / Brenton Wood / Zapp / Phora / Suga Free / MC Magic / George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic / The Lady Of Rage / The Dove Shack
Queen Mary Events Park Los Angeles, CA
Sep 20, 2016 KRS-One at The Welly Club
KRS-One
The Welly Club Hull, UK
Feb 13, 2016 –
Feb 13, 2016
One Love Cali Reggae Festival 2016   The Observatory Santa Ana, CA
Feb 13, 2016 –
Feb 13, 2016
One Love Cali Reggae Festival 2016  
Pepper / KRS-One / Rebelution / Tribal Seeds / Shwayze / Law / through the roots / Iration / Katastro / The B Foundation / Stick Figure / Pato Banton / One Drop / Mike Pinto / Fortunate Youth / Seedless / Thrive! / New Kingston / Hirie / Wheeland Brothers / The Simpkin Project / True Press / Hours Eastly / Arise Roots / Leilani Wolfgramm / Tunnel Vision / Sun-Dried Vibes / Iya Terra / Ital Vibes / Aloha Radio / RISING SON / Just Chill / Perro Bravo
The Observatory Santa Ana, CA
Nov 28, 2015 KRS-One Club 4x Akron, OH
Oct 09, 2015 Common / KRS-One Echostage Washington, D.C.
Jul 25, 2015 Pusha T / ScHoolboy Q / KRS-One / Migos / Guizmo / Nekfeu THEATRE DE VERDURE Nice, France
Jul 24, 2015 Pusha T / ScHoolboy Q / KRS-One / Migos / Guizmo / Nekfeu THEATRE DE VERDURE Nice, France
Jul 15, 2015 –
Jul 19, 2015
Dour Festival 2015  
Snoop Dogg / Mark Ronson / Flume / MØ / Pusha T / Santigold / The Wombats / Glass Animals / SBTRKT / Ms. Lauryn Hill / Pendulum / The Drums / Danny Brown / Snakehips / Kaytranada / Skepta / Unknown Mortal Orchestra / DJ Fresh / Cashmere Cat / Carnage / Sub Focus / Jon Hopkins / Raury / Simian Mobile Disco / The Bloody Beetroots / FKJ / Nothing But Thieves / Suicide Silence / CocoRosie / C2C / Klangkarussell / Yelle / KRS-One / Infected Mushroom / Nils Frahm / Crookers / Damon Albarn / Tchami / Circa Waves / Noisia / Nneka / Anti-Flag / Hatebreed / Rejjie Snow / Timber Timbre / Yung Lean / Fear Factory / Rival Sons / Deerhoof / The Underachievers / Young Fathers / High Contrast / Squarepusher / Chinese Man / Camo & Krooked / Floating Points / The Black Dahlia Murder / Josef Salvat / Julio Bashmore / Darius / Fritz Kalkbrenner / Palma Violets / Autechre / George Fitzgerald / Kiasmos / Lee Fields & The Expressions / A Place To Bury Strangers / Âme / Electric Wizard / Romare / Black Milk / Lone / The Guts / The Very Best / Dirtyphonics / Nina Kraviz / Dub FX / Drenge / Moon Duo / Tropkillaz / Kero Kero Bonito / GoGo Penguin / Rone / Defeater / Eptic / Dream Koala / Goose / Kvelertak / Agnostic Front / Roni Size / Horace Andy / Andy C / Scuba / The Strypes / Submotion Orchestra / And So I Watch You from Afar / The Prototypes / Tony Allen / Adam Beyer / Isaac Delusion / Agoria / Max Cooper / recondite / Kate Boy / Terror / Sunn O))) / Orange Goblin / 2manydjs (DJ Set) / Big Freedia / James Holden / Worakls / Seth Troxler / detroit swindle / Apashe / Eagulls / S.P.Y / Pan-Pot / Dimension / Lee Fields / Oxmo Puccino / Lomepal / Youssoupha / Cannibal Ox / Joris Delacroix / Betraying The Martyrs / LA Priest / DC Breaks / Dixon / Kid Francescoli / Joachim Pastor / CJ Fly / Songhoy Blues / Kaaris / Tiken Jah Fakoly / DJ Hazard / Deez Nuts / Dope D.O.D. / Calyx & Teebee / Sólstafir / The Geek x Vrv / Fatima / Blues Pills / Omar Souleyman / Superpoze / Marcel Dettmann / Robert Hood / Ed Rush & Optical / Compuphonic / The Bohicas / La Fine Equipe / Carl Barât / Alesia / Model 500 / Clap! Clap! / Little BIG / Igorrr / Your Old Droog / Reprazent / The Heliocentrics / Thylacine / Mickey / The Husbands / The Clouds / J-Rocc / Blondage / Seven Davis Jr / Rødhåd / Evian Christ / Débruit / Mars Red Sky / DJ Tennis / Acid Arab / The Van Jets / Ed Rush / A. G. Cook / Perc / BRNS / Salut c'est cool / Orlando Julius / Jah9 / Optical / Roscoe / Joy Wellboy / The Meridian Brothers / Klub des Loosers / Vandal / joe ford / Al'tarba / Den Sorte Skole / John Coffey / Acid Baby Jesus / Resonators / Jeanjass / LeFtO / Paranoid London / Lofofora / Radium / Batida / Black Roots / Great Mountain Fire / Mugwump / La Smala / Demi Portion / Maztek / Baz / Raketkanon / Za! / Kasra / AKS / Soviet Suprem / Yellowstraps / Optiv & Btk / JESSICA93 / Guts (FR) / Starflam / Fabrice Lig / Alo Wala / Laëtitia Sheriff / The Black Tartan Clan / Vuurwerk / Nozinja / Dc Salas / Nicolas Michaux / Recorders / FùGù Mango / It It Anita / La Muerte / LTGL / Kennedy's Bridge / Raw District / Jonathan Toubin / Le Colisée / Andromakers / Binti / Alaska Gold Rush / Wolves Scream / My Diligence / Orlando Julius And The Heliocentrics / Little X Monkeys / Mochélan / Old Jazzy Beat Mastazz / The Scrap Dealers / Dario Mars & The Guillotines / Tcmfh / Spagguetta Orghasmmond / Carl Craig feat Mike Banks / Claude (aka Fulgeance) / Sanzio / Simon Delecosse
Dour Festival Dour, Belgium
Jun 08, 2013 –
Jun 09, 2013
The Parklife Weekender 2013  
Disclosure / Mark Ronson / Iggy Azalea / The Temper Trap / Rita Ora / Rudimental / Joey Bada$$ / AlunaGeorge / Toro Y Moi / Plan B / Example / Jessie Ware / Danny Brown / Action Bronson / Four Tet / DJ Fresh / Baauer / A-Trak / Madeon / The Maccabees / Jurassic 5 / King Krule / Sub Focus / The Horrors / Wretch 32 / Breakbot / Everything Everything / Boys Noize / Netsky / Simian Mobile Disco / KRS-One / Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs / Todd Terje / Maribou State / Hudson Mohawke / Bondax / Tiga / Foreign Beggars / Savages / High Contrast / Ben Pearce / Liars / Maya Jane Coles / Bicep / Maceo Plex / Redlight / Camo & Krooked / Dusky / George Fitzgerald / John Talabot / Delphic / Crazy P / Rockwell / Julio Bashmore / Shy FX / Lapalux / TNGHT / Fake Blood / Benga / Johnny Marr / Lindstrøm / Lone / Hot Natured / Quadron / Danny Byrd / Jamie Jones / Goldie / Joker / Tale of Us / Justin Martin / Zebra Katz / Andy C / London Elektricity / Daphni / Eats Everything / Roni Size / Max Cooper / Metrik / The Bug / Toy / Scuba / Friction / Fred V & Grafix / Breakage / Cyril Hahn / Huxley / Erol Alkan / S.P.Y / Kerri Chandler / Art Department / Lee Foss / James Zabiela / Benoit & Sergio / Krystal Klear / Roses Gabor / Damian Lazarus / Pearson Sound / David Rodigan / Melé / Zinc / Spencer / Jaguar Skills / DJ Ez / Nu:Logic / Richy Ahmed / Subb-An / Jackmaster / MistaJam / Dismantle / Boddika / Redinho / Francesca Lombardo / JUICY / WAFF / Ben UFO / Heidi / Post War Years / Russ Yallop / Davide Squillace / Derrick Carter / Alexis Raphael / Cassy / North Base / robert james / Hype / Fabio / Riot Jazz Brass Band / Monki / Trojan Sound System / Dyed Soundorom / The Toddla T Sound / Riot Jazz / Shaun Reeves / Now Wave DJs / Dub Phizix & Strategy / Eclair Fifi / Jonny Dub / Rich Reason / Krysko / Will Tramp / Cirillo / Broke 'n' English / Greg Lord / Ellesse / Pete Zorba
Heaton Park Manchester, UK
Aug 18, 2012 –
Aug 19, 2012
Rock the Bells 2012  
Kendrick Lamar / Wiz Khalifa / J. Cole / Kid Cudi / Future / Tyga / 2 Chainz / Nas / ScHoolboy Q / Kid Ink / Ice Cube / Pusha T / Common / dmx / Machine Gun Kelly / E-40 / Chief Keef / Jay Rock / Bone Thugs-N-Harmony / Atmosphere / Method Man / Yelawolf / Ab-Soul / Eve / Salt-N-Pepa / Too $hort / Jadakiss / Curren$y / Naughty By Nature / Redman / xzibit / Immortal Technique / KRS-One / Dom Kennedy / Slick Rick / Killer Mike / Method Man & Redman / DJ Quik / Murs / Watsky / Zion I / Big Daddy Kane / Deltron 3030 / El-P / Hieroglyphics / Diplomats / The Grouch / Fashawn / Sean Price / Eligh / Diabolic / Mix Master Mike / E-40 & Too Short / Prodigy of Mobb Deep / Akir / I Self Devine / Murs & Fashawn / Swave Sevah / DJ Lance Rock / Hit Squad / Wu Block / DJ GI Joe / Zion I Grouch Eligh / Zone-i & Grouch & Eligh / Slim Da Mobsta / Killer Veggies
NOS Events Center Los Angeles, CA
Apr 01, 2012 KRS-One - The Espy Melbourne 2012
KRS-One / mantra
The Espy St Kilda, VIC, Australia
Mar 14, 2012 KRS-One Palace Theatre Melbourne
Mar 14, 2012 KRS-One Palace Theatre Melbourne
Jan 29, 2012 KRS-One Harlow's Sacramento, CA
Sep 24, 2011 KRS-One / Mean Doe Green Harlow's Sacramento, CA
Aug 29, 2010 Rock the Bells 2010  
Snoop Dogg / Wu-Tang Clan / A Tribe Called Quest / Rakim / KRS-One / Slick Rick / DJ Premier / Wiz Khalifa / Clipse / Jedi Mind Tricks / Brother Ali / Immortal Technique / Big Sean / Supernatural / DJ Rocky Rock / Street Sweeper Social Club / Ms. Lauryn Hill / Yelawolf / Murs And 9th Wonder / DJ Muggs With Ill Bill
Merriweather Post Pavilion Columbia, MD
Aug 28, 2010 Rock the Bells   Governor's Island New York, NY
Aug 28, 2010 Rock The Bells  
Snoop Dogg / A Tribe Called Quest / Wu-Tang Clan / Lauryn Hill / Rakim / KRS-One / Slick Rick
Governor's Island New York, NY
Aug 22, 2010 –
Aug 22, 2010
Rock the Bells 2010  
Wiz Khalifa / Snoop Dogg / A Tribe Called Quest / Wu-Tang Clan / Ms. Lauryn Hill / Immortal Technique / KRS-One / Slick Rick / Brother Ali / Rakim / Jedi Mind Tricks / Murs / DJ Premier / Street Sweeper Social Club / Supernatural
Unknown venue SF Bay Area, CA
Aug 21, 2010 –
Aug 21, 2010
Rock the Bells 2010  
Wiz Khalifa / Big Sean / Snoop Dogg / A Tribe Called Quest / Wu-Tang Clan / Ms. Lauryn Hill / Yelawolf / Immortal Technique / KRS-One / Slick Rick / Clipse / Brother Ali / Rakim / Jedi Mind Tricks / DJ Premier / Ill Bill / Murs And 9th Wonder / DJ Muggs / Street Sweeper Social Club / Supernatural / DJ Muggs With Ill Bill / DJ Rocky Rock
Los Angeles, CA
Aug 09, 2009 Damian 'Jr Gong' Marley / Nas / The Roots / Common / Busta Rhymes / House of Pain / Big Boi / Reflection Eternal / Tech N9ne / RZA / KRS-One / Sage Francis / Slaughterhouse / Slum Village / M.O.P. / Raekwon / K'naan / The Knux / Supernatural / Nec... Shoreline Amphitheatre SF Bay Area, CA
Aug 06, 2009 Thievery Corporation / Nas / Damian 'Jr Gong' Marley / Busta Rhymes / Big Boi / KRS-One / La Coka Nostra / K'naan / Slum Village / Chali 2na / The Knux / RZA / GZA/Genius / Pete Rock / Supernatural / House of Pain / Reflection Eternal / Slaughterh... House of Blues - Chicago Chicago, IL
Aug 01, 2009 –
Aug 02, 2009
Rock the Bells 2009
Nas / Common / Tech N9ne / Talib Kweli / K'naan / Big Boi / Damian 'Jr Gong' Marley / Raekwon / KRS-One / Joe Budden / Slum Village / Slaughterhouse / Royce da 5'9" / Pete Rock / Chali 2na / Hi-Tek / Reflection Eternal / Crooked I / Supernatural
Deer Lake Park Vancouver, BC
Jul 19, 2009 Nas & Damian Marley / Wu-Tang Clan / The Roots / Common / Big Boi / Slaughterhouse / KRS-One / K'naan / RZA / Raekwon Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater New York, NY
Jul 18, 2009 Mickey Factz / B. Dolan / Nas / Damian 'Jr Gong' Marley / Common / Big Boi / KRS-One / House of Pain / Reflection Eternal / Tech N9ne / K'naan / The Knux / Chali 2na / RZA / Sage Francis / Slaughterhouse / Slum Village / M.O.P. / Necro / Eyedea & ... Xfinity Center Providence, RI
Jul 12, 2009 –
Jul 12, 2009
Rock the Bells 2009  
Nas / Busta Rhymes / Common / The Roots / Tech N9ne / K'naan / Big Boi / Raekwon / Damian 'Jr Gong' Marley / RZA / KRS-One / Slum Village / Murs / M.O.P. / Pete Rock / Sage Francis / GZA/Genius / Chali 2na / Eyedea & Abilities / Necro / Psycho Realm / Mickey Factz / Buckshot / Tabi Bonney / B. Dolan / Supernatural / Mystik Journeymen / Evidence & Alchemist
Merriweather Post Pavilion Baltimore, MD
Jun 13, 2009 KRS-One / Prt / Roxanne Shanté Polaris Philadelphia, PA
Mar 18, 2009 KRS-One / Knowledge The Matinee Stockton, CA
Mar 06, 2009 –
Mar 08, 2009
Harvest Of Hope Fest  
Ginger Alford & Paul Baribeau / Bad Brains / Paul Baribeau / Tim Barry / Black Kids / Bomb The Music Industry! / The Bouncing Souls / Brainworms / Bridge And Tunnel / Diet Cokeheads / Diplo / Dr. Octagon / Fake Problems / The Gaslight Anthem / Ghost Mice / Girl Talk / Good Luck / Grand Buffet / Her Space Holiday / KRS-One / Less Than Jake / Look Mexico / Monotonix / The Mountain Goats / Murs / The National / New Bruises / None More Black / O' Pioneers / Paint It Black / Propagandhi / Ra Ra Riot / Religious As Fuck / Reptile Theatre / Kevin Seconds / Strike Anywhere / Sunbears! / This Bike Is A Pipe Bomb / Tilly & The Wall / Tokyo Police Club / Valient Thorr
St. John's County Fair Grounds St. Augustine, FL
Sep 07, 2008 –
Sep 07, 2008
East Village Radio Festival 2008  
Mark Ronson / Flying Lotus / KRS-One / Woods / Devin The Dude / Boris / Crystal Stilts / Hypnotic Brass Ensemble / Vivian Girls / High Places / Ólöf Arnalds / Lonnie Smith / Aa / 4-IZE / Awesome Color / John Oliver / Bunnybrains / hex message
South Street Seaport New York, NY
Apr 22, 2002 KRS-One / Blackalicious / K-Otix / Talib Kweli
KRS-One / Blackalicious / K-Otix / Talib Kweli
Numbers Houston, TX
Apr 18, 2002 Talib Kweli / KRS-One / Blackalicious / K-Otix Howlin' Wolf New Orleans, LA
Oct 19, 2000 KRS-One / Volumen Cero / Original Soul Project Rec Hall University Park, PA
Jul 10, 1999 –
Jul 10, 1999
Cyberfest 1999  
Chemical Brothers / KRS-One / BT / Goldie / DJ Rap / Spacetime Continuum / Nizam
Terrenos de La Feria de San Jose SF Bay Area, CA
Aug 24, 1998 Beastie Boys / KRS-One   Nassau Coliseum Uniondale, NY
Jun 13, 1998 –
Jun 14, 1998
Tibetan Freedom Festival 1998   RFK Stadium Washington, D.C.
Jun 13, 1998 –
Jun 14, 1998
Tibetan Freedom Festival 1998  
Red Hot Chili Peppers / Radiohead / Pearl Jam / Moby / Dave Matthews Band / A Tribe Called Quest / Portishead / Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds / Wyclef Jean / Pulp / Beastie Boys / The Wallflowers / Blues Traveler / KRS-One / Spiritualized / R.E.M. / Cornershop / Sonic Youth / Jungle Brothers / Luscious Jackson / Asian Dub Foundation / Sean Lennon / Money Mark / Puressence / . / Mutabaruka / Closer / DJ Andy Smith / Herbie Hancock And The Headhunters / Chaksam-pa / Bokomolech / Live the Band
Unknown venue Washington, D.C.
Jun 13, 1998 –
Jun 14, 1998
Tibetan Freedom Festival 1998  
Sonic Youth / Red Hot Chili Peppers / Moby / A Tribe Called Quest / KRS-One / Dave Matthews Band / R.E.M. / Blues Traveler / The Wallflowers / Spiritualized / Live / Radiohead / Pulp / Beastie Boys / Portishead / Money Mark / Luscious Jackson / Sean Lennon / Asian Dub Foundation / Mutabaruka / DJ Andy Smith / Puressence / Bokomolech / Pearl Jam / Jungle Brothers / Closer / Herbie Hancock And The Headhunters / Chaksam-pa / Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds / Wyclef Jean / Cornershop
RFK Stadium Washington, D.C.
Jun 13, 1998 –
Jun 14, 1998
Tibetan Freedom Festival 1998   RFK Stadium Washington, D.C.
Jun 13, 1998 –
Jun 14, 1998
Tibetan Freedom Festival 1998  
Sonic Youth / Red Hot Chili Peppers / Moby / A Tribe Called Quest / KRS-One / Dave Matthews Band / R.E.M. / Blues Traveler / The Wallflowers / Spiritualized / Radiohead / Pulp / Beastie Boys / Portishead / wyclef jean / Money Mark / Luscious Jackson / Sean Lennon / cornershop / Asian Dub Foundation / Mutabaruka / DJ Andy Smith / Puressence / Bokomolech / Pearl Jam / Jungle Brothers / . / Closer / Herbie Hancock And The Headhunters / Chaksam-pa / Live the Band / Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
Unknown venue Washington, D.C.
Jun 07, 1997 –
Jun 08, 1997
Tibetan Freedom Concert 1997   Randall's Island Park New York, NY
Jun 07, 1997 Tibetan Freedom Concert  
A Tribe Called Quest / Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals / Biz Markie / Foo Fighters / Noel Gallagher / Patti Smith / Porno for Pyros / Radiohead / Sonic Youth / U2 / KRS-One
Downing Stadium New Yory, New York
Mar 20, 1997 KRS-One / Sick of It All Metro Chicago, IL

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Concerts Per Year:
2018 3 concerts
2017 1 concert
2016 3 concerts
2015 5 concerts
2013 1 concert
2012 5 concerts
2011 1 concert
2010 5 concerts
2009 9 concerts
2008 1 concert
2002 2 concerts
2000 1 concert
1999 1 concert
1998 6 concerts
1997 3 concerts
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