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Watch Saul Williams Perform On NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert

Taking a moment away from a hefty touring schedule, Saul Williams has graced NPR with a fiery performance on the latest installment of Tiny Desk Concert. Performing three cuts off his latest album Martyr Loser King, Williams proves the power of the pen, shifting from spoken word to howl with an invigorating oratory over dueling acoustic guitar accompaniment. You can watch Saul Williams’ full performance down below, just be sure to pick up your copy of his new album on iTunes and refer to the tour dates below to see it all in the flesh.

Tour Dates:
Sep 17 @ Kapittel – Stavanger, Norway
Sep 25 @ BAM Festival – Barcelona, Spain
Sep 29 @ Black Studies Conference – Austin, TX
Oct 01 @ Ordsprak Uppsala Intl. Poetry Festival – Uppsala, Sweden
Oct 07 @ Duke University – Durham, NC (with Mivos Quartet)
Oct 16 @ Desert Daze Festival – Joshua Tree, CA
Oct 18 @ L’Onde Velizy – Villacoublay, France
Oct 20 @ Elevate Festival – Graz, Austria
Oct 22 @ OTTO – Bucharest, Romania
Oct 25 @ Brut im Künstlerhaus – Vienna, Austria
Oct 26 @ Feierwerk – Munich, Germany
Oct 27 @ Spielboden – Dornbirn, Austria
Oct 28 @ WERK 2 – Leipzig, Germany
Oct 29 @ Kukuun – Hamburg, Germany
Oct 31 @ Das Bett – Frankfurt, Germany
Nov 01 @ Frannz Club – Berlin, Germany


Zo is a staff writer at Okayplayer where he covers music.

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