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The Roots Hit The Road With Their Rising Down

Posted By on March 20, 2008

The Roots never stop working. They are now going out on tour to support and promote their newest album, Rising Down. The new album, which will be their 10th full-length release, hits stores on April 29th through Def Jam. In 2006 The Roots were Grammy nominated for their last album, Game Theory. "Birthday Girl" [listen here], their new single which features Patrick Stump from Fall Out Boy is just one song on the new album which includes the hits "75 Bars" and "Get Busy," [listen here] both of which have hit the internet already. Their tour start later this month and will include a bunch of college campuses and music festivals.

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Here is a complete listing of the band's tour dates.

March 29: Decatur, Ill. – MillikinUniversity
March 30: Toronto – Kool Haus
April 5: Austin, Texas – University of Texas
April 7: Bloomington, Ind. – IndianaUniversity
April 9: Burlington, Vt. – Higher Ground
April 11: Killington, Vt. – Pickle Barrel
April 12: Boston – Northeastern University
April 16: West Lafayette, Ind. – PurdueUniversity
April17: Pittsburgh, Pa. – CarnegieMellonUniversity
April 18: St. Louis – WebsterUniversity
April 20: Washington, DC – Green Apple Festival
April 23: Durham, N.C. – DukeUniversity
April 24: Charleston, S.C. – The Music Farm
April 25: Charlotte, N.C. – Amos
April 26: Towson, Md. – TigerfestTowsonUniversity
May 3: New Orleans – Jazz & Heritage Festival
May 4: New Orleans – House of Blues
August 8: Jersey City, N.J. – All Points West