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The Roots
The Roots

Background information
Origin Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Genre(s) Hip-hop
Years active 1987—present
Label(s) Def Jam Recordings
Geffen Records
Interscope Records
Island Def Jam Music Group
MCA Records
DGC Records
Website Website
Black Thought
Kamal Gray
F. Knuckles
Captain Kirk Douglas
Damon "Tuba Gooding Jr." Bryson
Owen Biddle
Former members
Ben Kenney
Kenyatta "Kid Crumbs" Warren
Josh "Rubberband" Abrams
Malik B.
Scott Storch
Martin Luther
Dice Raw

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Gym Class Heroes Announce Co-Headlining Tour With The Roots

August 11, 2008
Gym Class Heroes Announce Co-Headlining Tour With The RootsGym Class Heroes have announced a co-headlining tour with hip-hop superstars The Roots and support from R&B singer Estelle.

The tour kicks off October 3 in Baltimore, Maryland and wraps up on November 1 in Albany, New York.

Pre-sale tickets will be available tomorrow (August 12) for all Gym Class Heroes fan club members and available to the general public on August 15 and 16.

The tour dates are as follows:

  • Baltimore, MD, Ram’s Head Live – October 3
  • Norfolk, VA, The Norva – 4
  • N. Myrtle Beach, CSC, House Of Blues – 5
  • Atlanta, GA, The Tabernacle – 6
  • Lake Buena Vista, FL, House Of Blues – 7
  • Miami, FL, The Fillmore at Jackie Gleason - 8
  • Houston, TX, Meridian – 10 (w/ Estelle only)
  • Dallas, TX, The Palladium Ballroom – 11
  • Austin, TX, The Backyard – 12
  • Phoenix, AZ, The Marquee – 14
  • Las Vegas, NV, House Of Blues – 19
  • Denver, CO, The Fillmore Auditorium – 21
  • Milwaukee, WI, Eagles Ballroom – 23
  • Chicago, IL, Congress Theatre – 24
  • Detroit, MI, The Fillmore Detroit – 25
  • Toronto, ON, Sound Academy – 26
  • New York, NY, Roseland Ballroom – 28
  • Worcester, MA, The Palladium Downstairs – 30
  • Asbury Park, NJ, Asbury Park Convention Hall – 31
  • Albany, NY, Washington Avenue Armory – November 1

(by Victoria Tsigonis)

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