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    Fri, 11 Apr 2008 09:41:16

    The Roots Extend Tour, Plot TV Appearances  - Erykah Badu will be along for most of the trip

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    The Roots have solidified the promo plans surrounding the April 29 release of Rising Down, their latest Def Jam LP. Aside from three key TV appearances (Jon Stewart's Night of Too Many Stars special on April 13, The Colbert Report on April 15, and Letterman on April 28), the group has confirmed nearly three months of tour dates.

    Running from tomorrow's show in Killington, VT, through stops at several festivals in June and July, the trek includes a number of dates with Erykah Badu.

    The plan:

    • 4/11 Killington, VT - Pickle Barrel Night Club
    • 4/12 Boston, MA - Northeastern University
    • 4/16 West Lafayette, IN - Purdue University
    • 4/17 Pittsburgh, PA - Carnegie Mellon University
    • 4/18 St. Louis, MO - Webster University
    • 4/20 Washington, DC - National Mall (Green Apple Festival)
    • 4/23 Raleigh, NC - Duke University
    • 4/24 Myrtle Beach, SC - House of Blues
    • 4/25 Charlotte, NC - Amos' Southend Music Hall
    • 4/26 Towson, MD - Towson University (Tigerfest)
    • 4/29 New Haven, CT - Yale University
    • 5/2 Memphis, TN - Beale Street Music Festival
    • 5/3 New Orleans, LA - Jazz & Heritage Festival
    • 5/4 Detroit, MI - Fox Theater *
    • 5/6 Montreal, Quebec - Cepsum @ University of Montreal *
    • 5/8 Boston, MA - Orpheum Theater *
    • 5/9 New York, NY - Radio City *
    • 5/10 Baltimore, MD - Pier Six Concert Pavilion *
    • 5/11 Allentown, PA - Crocodile Rock
    • 5/14 Washington, DC - Constitution Hall *
    • 5/15 Washington, DC - Constitution Hall *
    • 5/16 Norfolk, VA - Chrysler Hall *
    • 5/17 Richmond, VA - Landmark Theater *
    • 5/20 Boca Raton, FL - Mizner Park *
    • 5/23 Atlanta, GA - Fox Theater *
    • 5/24 Chillicothe, IL - Summer Camp Music Festival
    • 5/25 Los Angeles, CA - UCLA Jazz and Reggae Festival
    • 5/27 Nashville, TN - Ryman Auditorium *
    • 5/29 St. Louis, MO - Fox Theater *
    • 5/30 Chicago, IL - Chicago Theater *
    • 5/31 Chicago, IL - Chicago Theater *
    • 6/2 Denver, CO - The Fillmore *
    • 6/4 Eugene, OR - Cuthbert Amphitheater
    • 6/5 Seattle, WA - Marymoor Park *
    • 6/7 Philadelphia, PA - Festival Pier (The Roots Picnic)
    • 6/8 Oakland, CA - Paramount Theater *
    • 6/10 San Diego, CA - Humphrey's *
    • 6/12 Los Angeles, CA - Greek Theater *
    • 6/13 Birmingham, AL - City Stages Festival
    • 6/14 Phoenix, AZ - Mesa Amphitheatre *
    • 6/17 Houston, TX - Verizon Wireless Theater
    • 6/18 Dallas, TX - Nokia Theater
    • 6/19 New Orleans, LA - House of Blues
    • 6/22 Rochester, NY - Rochester International Jazz Festival
    • 7/4 Milwaukee, WI - Summerfest 2008
    • 7/20 Commerce City, CO - Dick's Sporting Goods Park
    • 8/8 Jersey City, NJ - Liberty State Park (All Points West Festival)


    * with Erykah Badu

    —The ARTISTdirect Staff
    04.11.08



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