Lil Yachty

No upcoming concerts for Lil Yachty

Other Upcoming Shows

Wyclef Jean: The Carnival Tour

Thu Mar 1st - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Partly seated
PRICE: $35 - $45

George Lopez: The Wall World Tour

Sat Mar 3rd - 7:00PM tickets parkingSat Mar 3rd - 9:45PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $66

“Weird Al” Yankovic

Sun Mar 4th - 3:00PM tickets parkingSun Mar 4th - 8:00PM tickets parking
Openers: Emo Philips
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $59-$279

Human Nature

Wed Mar 7th - 7:30PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $39-$49

Eric Johnson

Thu Mar 8th - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $35

Demetri Martin: Let’s Get Awkward Tour

Fri Mar 9th - 7:30PM tickets parkingFri Mar 9th - 10:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $39.50

Lisa Lampanelli

Sat Mar 10th - 7:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $59

Five For Fighting with String Quartet

Wed Mar 14th - 8:00PM tickets parking
Openers: Marie Miller
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $37 - $50

Colin Quinn: One In Every Crowd

Thu Mar 15th - 7:30PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $27-$35

Chefs – A Sizzling Kitchen Showdown

Fri Mar 16th - 7:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $40 - $50

Scotty McCreery

Sun Mar 18th - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Partly seated
PRICE: $37

Dixie Dregs

Mon Mar 19th - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $40-$55

The Musical Box: “50th Anniversary Celebration of Genesis”

Wed Mar 21st - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $35-$47

Sebastian Maniscalco: Stay Hungry Tour

Fri Mar 23rd - 7:00PM tickets parkingFri Mar 23rd - 9:45PM tickets parkingSat Mar 24th - 7:00PM tickets parkingSat Mar 24th - 9:45PM tickets parkingSun Mar 25th - 5:00PM tickets parkingSun Mar 25th - 8:00PM tickets parkingFri Mar 30th - 7:00PM tickets parkingFri Mar 30th - 9:45PM tickets parkingSat Mar 31st - 7:00PM tickets parkingSat Mar 31st - 9:45PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $69-$275

An Evening with Ray Allen

Wed Mar 28th - 7:30PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $40

This Is Us Star Chrissy Metz 

Thu Mar 29th - 7:30PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $47 - $97

Robin Trower

Mon Apr 2nd - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $40 - $55

Neo Soul presents Song Dongye

Tue Apr 3rd - 8:30PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $50 - $160

Stuff You Should Know

Wed Apr 4th - 7:30PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $32

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Live : Starring Rachel Bloom

Thu Apr 5th - 7:30PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $35

Piff The Magic Dragon

Fri Apr 6th - 7:30PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $29

Tiffany Haddish: #SheReady

Sat Apr 7th - 7:00PM tickets parkingSat Apr 7th - 9:45PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $47-$105

Ethan Bortnick

Sun Apr 8th - 3:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $27 - $49

David Foster: HITMAN Tour

Wed Apr 11th - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $39 - $85

Buckethead

Thu Apr 12th - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Partly seated
PRICE: $27 - $35

Roy Wood Jr.

Fri Apr 13th - 7:30PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $24

Michael Carbonaro

Sat Apr 14th - 6:00PM tickets parkingSat Apr 14th - 9:30PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $45 - $59

Rodriguez

Sun Apr 15th - 7:00PM tickets parking
Openers: Lily & Madeleine
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $45-$55

Festival of Praise

Tue Apr 17th - 7:30PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $40 - $65

The Devon Allman Project with special guest Duane Betts

Wed Apr 18th - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Partly seated
PRICE: $22

Todrick Hall

Sun Apr 22nd - 7:30PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Partly seated
PRICE: $27 - $236.75

Dweezil Zappa: Choice Cuts!

Wed Apr 25th - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Partly seated
PRICE: $30 - $90

Anthony Jeselnik: Funny Games

Thu Apr 26th - 7:30PM tickets parkingThu Apr 26th - 10:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $32

Jo Koy

Fri Apr 27th - 7:30PM tickets parkingFri Apr 27th - 10:00PM tickets parkingSat Apr 28th - 7:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $37

NEMR

Sat May 5th - 7:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $32-$72

The Bodega Boys Live Ft. Desus Nice & The Kid Mero

Sat May 5th - 9:45PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $42 - $101

Dark Star Orchestra

Thu May 10th - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Partly seated
PRICE: $32 - $40

Randy Rainbow

Thu May 17th - 7:30PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $38

Wayne Brady

Sat May 19th - 7:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $45

Mandy Harvey

Sun May 20th - 7:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $26

Keb’ Mo’

Thu May 24th - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $42 - $55

Nick Swardson

Sun May 27th - 9:45PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $49

The Fab Faux

Sat Jun 2nd - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $35 - $95

Kyle Kinane

Wed Jun 6th - 7:30PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $27

Ry Cooder

Thu Jun 7th - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $50 - $65

Bonnie Prince Billy

Sat Jun 9th - 8:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $25 - $35

Deon Cole

Sat Jun 16th - 7:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $25 - $67

Back To The Eighties Show with Jessie’s Girl

Fri Jul 20th - 8:00PM tickets parking
PRICE: $27

The Second City: Made in America

Wed Aug 22nd - 7:30PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $25

Joey Diaz

Sat Sep 29th - 7:00PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $29

Blood, Sweat & Tears – 2018

Sat Dec 15th - 7:30PM tickets parking
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE: $39 - $69

Bio

“I want people to hear this album and know what I was trying to do,” says Lil Yachty. “To understand that this is not just rap music, it’s all over the place and different—in a good way. It’s not sloppy, it’s smooth, but you can’t pin it on any one thing.”

Hot on the heels of two mixtapes that dazzled the world, the 19-year-old with the beaded braids and the fearless fashion sense is now completing his first album, Teenage Emotions. And as the title indicates, the set is a reflection of young lives right now, from social media-saturated heartbreak to the dance floor, caught in a sound that effortlessly, constantly bounces from rap to pop to something entirely its own.

But working on his official debut album hasn’t meant any change in Yachty’s approach. “It’s a reflection of my music, so I can’t treat it different than I did before,” he says. “I talk about different topics, but my sound is my sound.” Nor does the expectation around the record make him feel any stress. “I’m just making songs, like the way I do. I don’t feel pressure—I just do me, stay true to myself, and you can’t worry about what another person says.”

Following his own path has definitely paid off for Lil Yachty so far. In the course of just a few months, he went from recording songs on his home computer (he describes his initial attitude as “real nonchalant”) to appearing in a Sprite commercial alongside LeBron James, starring in a Target campaign for which he remade the Rob Base and DJ EZ-Rock classic “It Takes Two” with Carly Rae Jepsen, and becoming a Creative Designer at Nautica. He collaborated with D.R.A.M. on the Grammy-nominated smash single “Broccoli,” which reached Number Five on the pop charts, and was featured on Chance the Rapper’s Grammy-winning Coloring Book mixtape.

“It all happened so fast,” he says, “so with something like the Chance record or any of those things, you look at it like it could be any other session. Being around those kind of artists just makes me want to work harder. You want to hold your weight, want to be the best you can be.”

Yachty’s life changed in December 2015, when the SoundCloud version of his song “One Night” was used in a viral comedy video. The clip, which eventually propelled the track to platinum sales status, introduced the world to his signature sound, which he has called “bubblegum trap”—a catchy, sing-song-y, sometimes goofy style, full of hooks, slithery auto-tune vocals, left-field samples (videogame sounds or the Rugrats theme) and sudden musical shifts. (“One Night” was recently named one of the “25 Songs That Tell Us Where Music is Going” by the New York Times.)

Since then, Yachty has been releasing music at an almost unbelievable pace: Following his initial Summer Songs EP, he dropped three more EPS in addition to the two acclaimed mixtapes—Lil Boat and Summer Songs 2—in less than a year. His track “Minnesota” was a much-quoted hit, plus he appeared on a barrage of other singles (alongside such top guns as Young Thug, Charli XCX, Post Malone, T-Pain and many more), and most recently, he connected again on Kyle’s Top 20 hit “ISpy.” And all that studio time came in between three electrifying tours, with shows often climaxing with some stage-diving—and even losing a few weeks when, no surprise, his voice gave out from all the work.

The songs on Teenage Emotions, which Yachty describes as “just a dope, good-vibe album,” reveal a continuing expansion of his musical ambitions and influences, more melodic and cohesive than ever. The light-reggae groove of “Better” captures the positive outlook of a young man who doesn’t smoke, drink, or do drugs (“Don’t settle for less ‘cause then you miss out on more”). The sweetly wistful “Bring it Back” features ‘80s-throwback drum machines and even a saxophone solo, while the booming “Harley” matches straight-up boast rhymes with an irresistible, hilarious chant for a chorus.

Yachty credits his family first for his eclectic musical tastes. “My mom and dad molded me into who I am,” he says. His father, a photographer who specialized in documenting musicians, toted him along to shoots with icons like OutKast and Too Short. “I didn’t care about making music yet back then, but it all influenced me to be open-minded,” he says, singling out the jazz his pops listened to at home (and indeed, Yachty—born Miles Parks McCollum, was named after Miles Davis).

But his hometown of Atlanta also has to get some credit for his sound, as Yachty is part of a wave of artists from the town—including Migos, Future, and Young Thug—with a style that’s currently dominating pop music. “This is where the trap sound comes from,” he says. “It was birthed here, so we’re not just trying to recreate it. This is the original sound and it’s fresh every time.”

Perhaps most significantly, though, Yachty is a product of a new era in listening to music—call it Generation Playlist. The internet and its ever-evolving distribution systems have largely led to a breakdown in the tribal role of music genres; Yachty and his contemporaries don’t define themselves by musical category but just listen to songs they like. He counts Coldplay and Lil B among his all-time favorites, and current picks range from Frank Ocean to Modest Mouse to singer-songwriter Maggie Rogers.

Asked whose career he would point to as an inspiration, Yachty mentions Tyler the Creator, kingpin of the freewheeling hip-hop collective Odd Future. “He came out using the internet, taking over social media and being creative, and bringing his friends in to support him.” This sense of loyalty is close to Yachty’s heart; near the top of his goals is bringing a spotlight to the talents of his friends, known as the Sailing Team.

Other business opportunities and creative outlets continue to unfold for Yachty. Following a collaborative collection with Nautica sportswear for Urban Outfitters, he was has been named a “Creative Designer” at the company, and he’s even gotten his own flavor of “Rap Snacks” chips. But his music remains at the center of it all, and he claims that he knows just where he’s going with Teenage Emotions.

“None of these songs surprise me,” says Lil Yachty. “I kinda see the whole thing together, every time, and then it just goes how it goes.”

@lilyachty

246 Tremont St, Boston | (617) 248-9700
Copyright © 2018 The Wilbur | Privacy Policy | Site by BWG