Following the release of his highly-anticipated debut album IVORY earlier this year and his wildly successful Desvelado Tour, Omar Apollo announces his upcoming fall 2022 Prototype Tour dates. Kicking off in October, the 23-date tour will see stops at the illustrious Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, Brooklyn’s Kings Theatre, and the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, among others. Omar has partnered with PLUS1 so that $1 from every ticket goes to support MusiCares’ work to provide a safety net of critical health and welfare services to the music community. In celebration of the tour, he also shares a brand new single in “Highlight,” arriving on the heels of his recent nomination for Push Performance of the Year at the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards, in addition to being featured on Barack Obama’s Summer 2022 playlist. Co-produced by Omar Apollo and Grammy-winning producer Manuel Lara (Bad Bunny, Kali Uchis, Rauw Alejandro), “Highlight” and the previously released single “Archetype” both appear on the deluxe edition of his debut, IVORY (Marfil), out on August 12th via Warner Records with 5 new additional songs. On “Highlight,” Omar’s vocal performance shines over mellow production as he glides seamlessly between English and Spanish verses.

Artist presales for the upcoming tour will begin on Wednesday, August 10th at 10am local time, running through Thursday, August 11th at 10pm local time with general onsale beginning Friday, August 12th at 10am local time. Sign up for early access to tickets HERE.

Released to widespread acclaim, IVORY takes Omar’s songwriting to the next level – crossing genre lines as well as language barriers as it showcases even greater musical diversity from the budding superstar. The album features the Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo produced single “Tamagotchi,” as well as previously released singles “Killing Me,” which debuted with a television performance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, “Invincible” featuring Daniel Caesar, the Teo Halm-produced single “Bad Life” with Kali Uchis and “Go Away,” produced by Omar himself alongside Carter Lang and Chromeo.

Listen to “Highlight” and pre-save IVORY (Marfil) above, see full album details and tour routing below, and stay tuned for more from Omar coming soon.

Upcoming Tour Dates:


10/21/22 – San Diego, CA @ Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre

10/22/22 – Tucson, AZ @ 191 Toole

10/25/22 – Tulsa, OK @ Cain’s Ballroom

10/26/22 – Houston, TX @ 713 Music Hall

10/27/22 – San Antonio, TX @ Aztec Theatre

10/29/22 – Boulder, CO @ Boulder Theater

11/01/22 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Greek Theater

11/02/22 – San Jose, CA @ San Jose Civic

11/03/22 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater

11/05/22 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex

11/08/22 – St. Paul, MN @ Palace Theatre

11/10/22 – St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant

11/11/22 – Indianapolis, IN @ Egyptian Room at Old National Centre

11/13/22 – Richmond, VA @ The National

11/15/22 – Atlanta, GA @ The Eastern

11/17/22 – Washington, D.C. @ The Anthem

11/18/22 – Norfolk, VA @ The NorVa

11/19/22 – Charlotte, NC @ The Fillmore

11/20/22 – Raleigh, NC @ The Ritz

11/22/22 – Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium

11/26/22 – Brooklyn, NY @ Kings Theatre

11/29/22 – Toronto, ON @ HISTORY

IVORY (Marfil) Tracklist

1. Ivory

2. Talk

3. No Good Reason

4. Invincible (feat. Daniel Caesar)

5. Endlessly Interlude

6. Killing Me

7. Go Away

8. Waiting On You

9. Petrified

10. Personally

11. En El Olvido

12. Tamagotchi

13. Can’t Get Over You

14. Evergreen

15. Bad Life (feat. Kali Uchis)

16. Mr. Neighbor

17. Endlessly

18. Highlight

19. Archetype

20. Saving All My Love

21. Pretty Boy


“Omar Apollo is known for combining cool funk grooves, slick charisma and sensual falsettos.”

New York Times

“The king of Latinx indie music”


“one of the most exciting artists of his generation”

Rolling Stone

“Alt-R&B powerhouse”


“Apollo cannot be kept in a box”


“one of the most exciting young musicians on the planet”


“a mix of sheer determination and raw talent”

Interview Magazine

“if you haven’t tapped in to the magic of Omar, yet, now is the time”

Teen Vogue

“Omar Apollo Proves ‘Ivory’ Is Worth Its Weight in Gold With Debut Album”


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