Kelis To Join Roots On Area: One Tour

Up-and-coming vocalist Kelis will join the Roots on stage for seven dates on Moby's inaugural Area: One tour, set to kick off July 11 in Atlanta. Other artists newly confirmed to appear at various sto

Up-and-coming vocalist Kelis will join the Roots on stage for seven dates on Moby's inaugural Area: One tour, set to kick off July 11 in Atlanta. Other artists newly confirmed to appear at various stops on the trek are DJ Liquid Todd at the Jones Beach, N.Y., shows (July 15-16) and DJ Jason Bentley at the Los Angeles date (Aug. 5).

As previously reported, former Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan will join New Order on four West Coast Area: One dates, beginning July 31 in Mountain View, Calif. Along with Moby and the Roots, Outkast, Incubus, Nelly Furtado, Paul Oakenfold, Carl Cox, Juan Atkins, Rinocerose, Kevin Saunderson, Derrick May, and Timo Maas will all perform at various shows on the trek.

Here are the Area: One festival's tour dates:
July 11: Atlanta (Hi-Fi Buys Amphitheater)
July 13: Columbia, Md. (Merriweather Post Pavilion)
July 14: Camden, N.J. (Tweeter Center)
July 15-16: Wantagh, N.Y. (Jones Beach)
July 18: Boston (Tweeter Center)
July 19: Holmdel, N.J. (PNC Bank Arts Center)
July 20: Montreal (Parc Des Iles)
July 22: Toronto (Docks)
July 24: Detroit (DTE Energy Music Theatre)
July 25: Tinley Park, Ill. (Tweeter Center)
July 26: St. Paul, Minn. (Midway Stadium)
July 28: Denver (Mile High Stadium)
July 31: Mountain View, Calif. (Shoreline Amphitheater)
Aug. 2: Vancouver (Thunderbird Stadium)
Aug. 3: George, Wash. (the Gorge)
Aug. 5: Devore, Calif. (Glen Helen Blockbuster Pavilion)