The Roots are playing City Stages

03.18.2008 by AndrĂ© Natta · → 10 Comments

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Earlier this afternoon the world’s most dangerous site posted the tour schedule for the Philadelphia-based hip-hop ensemble. If the June 13 date is true, this could give us a good idea of the types of acts that are being booked for the world-class music festival‘s 20th anniversary.

The Roots‘ appearance would be in part to promote their new album, Rising Down, scheduled for an April 29 release. Incidentally, the April date is also the anniversary of the LA riots sparked by the acquittal of the officers who beat Rodney King.

UPDATE – 3.29.2008: Just found out that Old Crow Medicine Show’s playing City Stages on June 13. (read more)

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