Friday, August 01, 2008

Atmosphere To "Paint The Nation" With New Tour

Having given David Letterman's shit a bright, yellowish hue (and doing a pretty great rendition of chart-hit "You", with some help from P.O.S.), hip-hop duo Atmosphere have announced that they're about to give the nation another veritable golden shower of live music. The rapper/DJ just announced their new full-length tour to support their latest LP, When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold.

Although, these days, it seems that Atmosphere have gotten a hold of that miracle berry stuff, because their lemons keep getting sweeter and sweeter. This is the second tour in support of Gold, one that will span over 50 dates, with fellow Rhymesayers Abstract Rude and Blueprint along for the ride as openers.

Here they be:

09.10- Fargo, ND @ The Venue
09.11- Sioux Falls, SD @ Sioux Empire Expo Center
09.12- Omaha,NE @ Slowdown
09.13- Red Rocks, CO @ Monolifth Festival *
09.15- Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory
09.16- Missoula, MT @ Wilma Theater
09.18- Eugene, OR @ McDonald Theatre
09.19- Sacramento, CA @ Empire
09.20- San Diego, CA @ Street Scene*
09.21- Bakersfield, CA @ The Dome
09.22- Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst
09.25- Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern
09.26- Las Vegas, NV @ House of Blues
09.27- Phoenix, AZ @ Edge Fest*
09.28- Tucson, AZ KFMA Fall Ball*
09.30- Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live
10.01- New Orleans, LA @ Tipitina's
10.02- Fort Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution
10.03- Orlando, FL @ Firestone
10.06- Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
10.07- Asheville, NC @ Orange Peel
10.08- Richmond, VA @ Toad's Place
10.10- Baltimore, MD @ Ram Head's Live
10.11- New Haven, CT @ Toad's Place

When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold is out now.

Atmosphere MySpace Page

(Jonathan Graef)

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Blogger Bill said...

no minneapolis dates, yet again. i don't get that.

9:42 PM  
Blogger Jon said...

Bill -
I think what usually happens is that Atmosphere announce a tour with no MPLS dates, then add a huge, tour-closing bash a couple weeks into it. I believe that's what happened with the first leg of the tour.


10:46 AM  

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