Strange Music is preparing for its summer, amidst a 14-product release year. The Blue Springs Lee's Summit, Missouri-based label co-founded by Tech N9ne has announced that three of its acts will hit the road beginning next month as part of the Summer Of Strange Tour. Krizz Kaliko headlines this series of dates. He released his fourth album, Kickin' & Screamin' a year ago to the month.
Also on the tour is Strange's band, ¡Mayday!. The Miami, Florida outfit features emcee Wrekonize, who is preparing his solo debut, The War Within on June 25. The band follows up on July 16 with their second LP on Strange, Believers.
Also on the bill is Missouri emcee Stevie Stone, who was previously signed to Ruthless Records before joining Strange in 2011. His Rollin' Stone released last year.
The Summer Of Strange Tour dates are as follows:
06.05 WICHITA, KS COTILLION BALLROOM
06.06 SPRINGFIELD, MO THE OUTLAND
06.09 TULSA, OK CAINS BALLROOM
06.11 ALBUQUERQUE, NM SUNSHINE THEATRE
06.12 TUCSON, AZ THE RIALTO THEATRE
06.13 TEMPE, AZ CLUB RED
06.14 FARMINGTON, NM THE TOP DECK
06.15 LOS ANGELES, CA LOS GLOBOS
06.16 SANTA ANA, CA THE YOST THEATER
06.17 BAKERSFIELD, CA B RYDER’S
06.18 SANTA CRUZ, CA THE CATALYST
06.19 SACRAMENTO, CA ACE OF SPADES
06.20 MODESTO, CA FAT CAT MUSIC HOUSE & LOUNGE
06.21 RENO, NV KNITTING FACTORY (RENO)
06.23 PORTLAND, OR ROSELAND THEATER
06.25 SPOKANE, WA KNITTING FACTORY (SPOKANE)
06.26 BOISE, ID KNITTING FACTORY (BOISE)
06.28 GRAND JUNCTION, CO MESA THEATER & CLUB
06.29 DENVER, CO MARQUIS THEATER
06.30 COLORADO SPRINGS, CO THE BLACK SHEEP
07.01 FORT COLLINS, CO AGGIE THEATRES
07.02 CHEYENNE, WY FORUM 619
07.05 SAINT PAUL, MN STATION 4
07.07 SIOUX FALLS, SD BOONIE’S BAR & BBQ
07.09 DES MOINES, IA HOUSE OF BRICKS
07.10 JOLIET, IL MOJOES
07.11 LOUISVILLE, KY THE VERNON CLUB
07.12 SAUGET, IL POPS
07.13 COLUMBIA, MO THE BLUE NOTE
07.14 INDIANAPOLIS, IN OLD NATIONAL CENTRE
07.19 CLERMONT, FL CLUB BOA
07.20 SAINT PETERSBURG, FL STATE THEATRE
UPDATE: Suburban Noize Records confirmed today that Cool Nutz will also be joining the Summer Of Strange Tour. The Portland, Oregon veteran emcee
In a press statement, Cool said the following: "I'm looking forward to be getting back on the road with my good friend Krizz Kaliko and performing for all the Strange Music fans on this tour. This tour has a wealth of different styles of hip-hop on it, and there is a little something for everybody. I will be touring in support of my new mixtape Bars and plan on giving the fans an amazing show of new material mixed with some classic joints. I'm looking forward to getting out on the road and rocking the crowds every night."
Bars is available at Cool Nutz' website.
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