DJ Shadow, Cut Chemist Announce "Renegades of Rhythm" Tour; Additional Date, Opening Acts Added

posted Wednesday August 20 ,2014 at 06:15PM CDT | 4 comments

DJ Shadow, Cut Chemist Announce

UPDATE: The nationwide tour has added another date and announced opening acts.

DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist announced that they will be touring the United States this fall and playing music by Afrika Bambaataa. The Renegades of Rhythm tour is co-signed by the Zulu Nation founder himself.

“I call on all who love Hip Hop to come out, see them, hear them,” Afrika Bambaataa says in a press release. “My story is our history in deejaying.” 

Afrika Bambaaataa is a deejay from New York. His music is not only Hip Hop but also features many genres from pop to salsa. His most popular work is the single “Planet Rock,” which was released in 1982 in collaboration with The Soul Sonic Force. They released Planet Rock - The Album in 1986.

DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist will be playing vinyl from Afrika Bambaataa’s personal collection. The records were stored in Cornell University’s archives and the deejays had to sort through more than 40,000 of Bambaataa’s records to decide which ones to use on the tour.

The tour is slated to mesh the old with the new by utilizing six turntables and visual effects from Ben Stokes, who frequently collaborates with DJ Shadow.

DJ Shadow has performed with Diplo and Bassnectar and helped with the music for the video game Grand Theft Auto V.

Cut Chemist is a former member of the Rap group Jurassic 5 and the Latin Funk group Ozomatli. His first solo project was 2006’s The Audience’s Listening. He started deejaying when he was 11 years old.

This isn’t the first time DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist have worked together. In 2008, they released The Hard Sell.

The Renegades of Rhythm tour flyer and tour dates are as follows:

9/1 - Toronto, ON - Guvernment

9/3 - Boston, MA - House of Blues

9/4 - New York, NY - Irving Plaza

9/6 - Philadelphia, PA - Theatre of Living Arts

9/8 - Washington, DC - The Fillmore Silver Spring

9/9 - Baltimore, MD - Baltimore Soundstage

9/11 - Charlotte, NC - The Fillmore Charlotte

9/12 - Atlanta, GA - The Loft At Center Stage

9/14 - Orlando, FL - House of Blues

9/16 - New Orleans, LA - House of Blues

9/18 - Austin, TX - ACL Live

9/19 - Dallas, TX - House of Blues

9/20 - Houston, TX - House of Blues

9/22 - Louisville, KY - Mercury Ballroom

9/23 - Chicago, IL - House of Blues

9/24 - Minneapolis, MN - Skyway Theater

9/26 - Denver, CO - Ogden Theatre

9/27 - Aspen, CO - Belly Up Aspen

9/29 - Las Vegas, NV - Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas

10/1 - San Diego, CA - House of Blues

10/2 - Anaheim, CA - House of Blues

10/3 - Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Palladium

10/4 - San Francisco, CA - Mezzanine

10/7 - Portland, OR - Roseland Theater

10/8 - Seattle, WA - Neptune

10/9 - Vancouver, BC - Commodore Ballroom 

(July 14, 2014)

UPDATE: The Renegades of Rhythm tour had added a performance at Humboldt State University on October 6 in Arcata, California to its itinerary. Edan & Locke, Joshua Abrams' Natural Information Society and The Gaff have also been announced as the tour's opening acts. 

RELATED: Afrika Bambaataa, Kurtis Blow & Melle Mel To Be Honored By New York City Council

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