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09 Oct

The Roots Announce Mini-Holiday Tour

This Christmas, hip-hop icons, The Roots will embark on a Holiday headlining mini-tour that will hit the Northeast this December!  Serving as a slight break from their regular duties as the house band on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, this rare set of dates is scheduled to begin at The Paramount Theater on December 26th, and will play a handful of select stops before their final stop at the House of Blues in Boston, MA, on January 2nd.  A full list of dates can be found below.

The Roots- who are backed by Pearl Percussion Artist, Frank Knuckles- are touring in support of their eleventh studio release, …And Then You Shoot Your Cousin, which was released last year courtesy of Def Jam Records.  …And The You Shoot Your Cousin debuted at the No. 3 position on Billboard’s Top R&B and Hip-Hop Albums Chart, as well as well reaching the No. 11 position on the Billboard Top 200.  More information on The Roots can be found at www.TheRoots.com.

Pearl Percussion Artist, Frank Knuckles, will be armed with his Thai Oak Elite Series Congas and Bongos for this short-but-sweet tour, paired with a set of the widely popular Primero Pro 14”/15” steel timbales.  More information on Frank Knuckles, including a full breakdown of his percussion rig, can be found here.

The Roots: 2015 Holiday Tour

12.26. The Paramount- Huntington, NY         
12.27. Borgata Hotel Event Center- Atlantic City, NJ
12.29. The Fillmore Silver Spring- Silver Spring, MD    
01.02. House Of Blues- Boston, MA

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