The Roots Co-Headline 24 City Tour With Gym Class Heroes and Estelle.
THE ROOTS TO CO-HEADLINE 24-CITY N. A. TOUR WITH GYM CLASS HEROES AND ESTELLE, OPENING OCTOBER 3rd
RISING DOWN, CONTROVERSIAL NEW ALBUM, FEATURES MALIK B, MOS DEF, STYLES P, COMMON, TALIB KWELI, CHRISETTE MICHELE, AND OTHERS
(September 9, 2008 – New York, NY) In the heat of one of the most politically charged years in recent memory, Grammy Award-winning Def Jam recording group the Roots lay it all on the line, continuing to support their current album RISING DOWN (released April 2008) on a 24-city headlining North American tour with Fueled By Ramen’s Gym Class Heroes and UK newcomer Estelle. The tour, which opens in Baltimore on Friday, October 3rd and closes four weeks later in Albany on November 1st, will be highlighted by a two-night stand at Roseland Ballroom in New York City, October 28-29th. (Please see complete tour dates below).
THE ROOTS ON TOUR WITH GYM CLASS HEROES & ESTELLE
Oct. 3 G Baltimore, MD Ram’s Head
4 Norfolk, VA NorVa
5 Myrtle Beach, SC House Of Blues
6 Atlanta, GA Tabernacle
7 Lake Buena Vista, FL House Of Blues
8 Miami Beach, FL Fillmore
10 R Horse Shoe, NC Deerfields
11 G Dallas, TX Palladium
12 Austin, TX Backyard
14 G Tempe, AZ Marquee
15 G San Diego, CA San Diego State U.