Thundercat Makes Acting Debut, Announces Tour Dates


​Thundercat makes his small-screen debut in a new Star Wars series episode.

(Photo: Courtesy of Disney+)

Genre-busting bassist Thundercat has crossed over into film as he makes his acting debut in The Book of Boba Fett, the new Star Wars series airing on Disney+. He appears in the episode titled “Chapter 4–The Gathering Storm” as The Modifier, a body-modification artist, whatever that means.

“Thank you, John, Dave, Rob and the family at Disney and Star Wars for giving me a chance,” Thundercat said. “I have loved Star Wars my whole life, and I’m happy to be part of its legacy.”

Thundercat recently finished his largest North American headline tour following his 2021 Grammy for Best Progressive R&B Album with It Is What It Is. For 2022, Thundercat has already lined up a series of tours as a headliner and opening act for the Red Hot Chili Peppers. He will continue to support RHCP during the American leg of its tour as well, which kicks off in July.

Thundercat European headlining dates:

March 29 – Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow, UK

March 30 – Northumbria Domain, Newcastle, UK

April 1 – Manchester Academy, Manchester, UK

April 3 – O2 Academy Brixton, London, UK

April 4 – Paradiso, Amsterdam, NL

April 5 – Melkweg, Amsterdam, NL

April 6 – Élysée Montmartre, Paris, FR

April 9 – De Roma, Antwerp, BE

April 10 – Astra, Berlin, DE

April 11 – Palladium, Warsaw, PL

April 13 – Ottakringer Brauerei, Vienna, AT

April 14 – Alcatraz, Milan, IT

April 15 – Kino Šiška, Ljubljana, SI

Europe with the Red Hot Chili Peppers:

June 4 – Seville, Spain, Estadio La Cartuja De Sevilla

June 7 – Barcelona, Spain, Estadi Olimpic

June 10 – Nijmegen, Netherlands, Goffertpark

June 15 – Budapest, Hungary, Puskas Stadium

June 18 – Firenze, Italy, Firenze Rocks

June 22 – Manchester, UK, Emirates Old Trafford

June 25 – London, UK, London Stadium

June 26 – London, U, London Stadium

June 29 – Dublin, Ireland, Marlay Park

July 1 – Glasgow, UK, Bellahouston Park

July 3 – Werchter, Belgium, Rock Werchter

July 5 – Cologne, Germany, RheinEnergieStadion

July 8 – Paris, France, Stade de France

July 12 – Hamburg, Germany, Volksparkstadion

North America with Red Hot Chili Peppers:

July 23 – Denver, CO, Empower Field at Mile High

July 29 – Santa Clara, CA, Levi’s Stadium

July 31 – Los Angeles, CA, SoFi Stadium

Aug. 3 – Seattle, WA, T-Mobile Park

Aug. 6 – Las Vegas, NV, Allegiant Stadium

Aug. 10 – Atlanta, GA, Truist Park

Aug. 12 – Nashville, TN, Nissan Stadium

Aug. 14 – Detroit, MI, Comerica Park

Aug. 17 – E. Rutherford, NJ, Metlife Stadium

Aug. 19 – Chicago, IL, Soldier Field

Aug. 21 – Toronto, ON, Rogers Centre

Aug. 30 – Miami, FL, Hard Rock Stadium

Sept. 1 – Charlotte, NC, Bank of America Stadium

Sept. 3 – Philadelphia, PA, Citizens Bank Park

Sept. 8 – Washington, DC, Nationals Park

Sept. 10 – Boston, MA, Fenway Park

Sept. 15 – Orlando, FL, Camping World Stadium

Sept. 18 – Arlington, TX, Globe Life Field


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