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Sunday, April 20, 2008

It's Festival Time

Okay folks it's time to break the bank because you will want to attend more than one outdoor festival, but let's face it, at the price of gas unless you begin walking now, it's not a reality.

And since my broke ass is on a 'fixed' salary for summer, if The Roots are not on the bill, I will not even consider making a roadie (The Roots are touring though, like always, more on that in about a week).

But for those of you who are rollin in it, here's what's on tap:

Indo, CA
Friday, April 25, 2008 until Sunday, April 27, 2008
Little Brother, Murs, M.I.A., Aesop Rock, Little Brother, Prince and lots more

Soundset '08 Festival
Minneapolis, MN
Sunday, May 25, 2008
Atmosphere, Little Brother, Brother Ali, Blueprint, Dilated Peoples, P.O.S.,
Psalm One and lots more

Paid Dues Festival
New York, Ft. Lauderdale, Denver and San Francisco
dates vary: Wednesday, June 4, 2008 until Saturday, June 14, 2008
Rakim, De La Soul, Little Brother, Murs, GZA, Sage Francis, Blackalicious

Festival Pier - ROOTS PICNIC
Philadelphia, PA
The Roots, Gnarls Barkley, Sharon Jones+the Dap Kings, Diplo and more

Manchester, TN (near Nashville)
Thursday, June 12, 2008 until Sunday, June 15, 2008
Kayne West, Chris Rock, M.I.A, Stephen Marley, Talib Kweli, Lupe Fiasco, The Coup, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings and many, many more

Rock the Bells Festival
dates and artists TBA
Release party and headliners announced on Tuesday, April 22, 2008 in Claremont, CA

... and now ya know! Stay classy hip hoppers, kfox!

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