Public Enemy Taps Blackalicious, Dilated For Tour
Veteran rap outfit Public Enemy is planning a fall tour in support of "Revolverlution" (SlamJamz/In The Paint), the Chuck D-led group's first album in three years. Underground favorites BlackaliciousVeteran rap outfit Public Enemy is planning a fall tour in support of "Revolverlution" (SlamJamz/In The Paint), the Chuck D-led group's first album in three years. Underground favorites Blackalicious and Dilated Peoples have been named as opening acts for the jaunt, which kicks off Wednesday (Sept. 18) in Pittsburgh and wraps Oct. 10 in San Francisco.
"Revolverlution," a mixture of live recordings, fan remixes, and new material, debuted at No. 4 on Billboard's Top Independent Albums chart early last month.
Blackalicious is still supporting its sophomore effort, "Blazing Arrow" (MCA), which debuted at No. 49 on The Billboard 200 in May. Dilated Peoples' last album was "Expansion Team" (ABB/Capitol), which debuted at No. 36 on The Billboard 200 last fall.
Here are Public Enemy's tour dates:
Sept. 18: Pittsburgh (Metropol)
Sept. 19: Washington, D.C. (Nation)
Sept. 20: Philadelphia (Electric Factory)
Sept. 21: Worcester, Mass. (Palladium)
Sept. 22: Providence, R.I. (Lupos)
Sept. 24: New York (the World)
Sept. 26: Cleveland (Agora)
Sept. 27: Detroit (Royal Oak Theatre)
Sept. 28: Milwaukee (Rave)
Sept. 29: Cincinnati (Bogart's)
Sept. 30: Chicago (House of Blues)
Oct. 2: Denver (Fillmore Auditorium)
Oct. 3: Albuquerque (Sunshine Theater)
Oct. 4: Phoenix (Cajun House)
Oct. 6: San Diego (Belly Up)
Oct. 7: Los Angeles (House of Blues)
Oct. 9: Anaheim, Calif. (House of Blues)
Oct. 10: San Francisco (Fillmore)