As previously reported, XXL Magazine and Monster Energy Outbreak Tour have teamed up for the  Freshmen Live concert series. The six-city trek will feature freshmen of the past as headliners, while 2012 freshmen will serve as openers.

The tour kicks off at Austin, Texas's Transmission Warehouse for South by Southwest on March 13 with 2011 freshman Kendrick Lamar headlining. Danny Brown, Hopsin and Future will also perform. K. Dot will then headline the March 27 stop at San Francisco's Regency Ballroom. Big Sean—a member of the 2010 freshman class—will have top billing at Los Angeles's Club Nokia on March 27. Wale—who was part of the freshman class in 2008—will spearhead the April 1 show taking place at the Masquerade in Atlanta, while his classmate, B.o.B, will front the April 6 show at the same venue. The tour will conclude with a grand finale featuring this year's class at New York's Best Buy Theater on April 9.

Tickets are now available for purchase on and Reebok, Soul Headphones and Luster's 360 Stylin' are sponsors in addition to Monster. —XXL Staff (@XXLStaff)