The Gym Class Heroes will find their Roots in October; the two bands that are well known for performing live music will join forces on a North American Tour.
According to Billboard.com, The Gym Class Heroes and The Roots will be swapping headlining duties throughout the tour, which starts on October 2 in Baltimore. Estelle, the British import who has been dominating the US Billboard Hot 100 with “American Boy,” will be joining them on the tour.
Tickets go on sale today for Gym Class Heroes’ fan club members, and this weekend for the general public.
The Roots are currently touring until the end of the month, while the Gym Class Heroes have been touring this summer with the Vans Warped Tour promoting their next album The Quilt, which will be dropping in September.
The tour dates are as follows:
• October 3, 2008- Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head Live!
• October 4, 2008- Norfolk, VA @ The Norva
• October 5, 2008- North Myrtle Beach, SC @ House of Blues
• October 6, 2008- Atlanta, GA @ The Tabernacle
• October 7, 2008- Lake Buena Vista, FL @ House of Blues
• October 8, 2008- Miami, FL @ The Fillmore at Jackie Gleason
• October 10, 2008- Houston, TX @ Meridian w/ Estelle only
• October 11, 2008- Dallas, TX @ The Palladium Ballroom
• October 12, 2008- Austin, TX @ The Backyard
• October 14, 2008- Phoenix, AZ @ The Marquee
• October 19, 2008- Las Vegas, NV @ House of Blues
• October 21, 2008- Denver, CO @ The Fillmore Auditorium
• October 23, 2008- Milwaukee, WI @ Eagles Ballroom
• October 26, 2008- Toronto, ON @ Sound Academy
• October 28, 2008- New York, NY @ Roseland Ballroom
• October 30, 2008- Worcester, MA @ The Palladium Downstairs
• October 31, 2008- Asbury Park, NJ @ Asbury Park Convention Hall
• November 1, 2008- Albany, NY @ Washington Avenue Armory