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03/30/2010

Nas and Damian Marley: Distant Relatives Tour

After teaming up for a surprise performance at Levi's FADER Fort during SXSW, Nas and Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley will pack up and hit the road together on their just announced Distant Relatives Tour. The tour will follow the May 18 release of their highly-anticipated collaborative studio album of the same name, and will include performances at Bonnaroo and Gathering of The Vibes.

 

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Featuring the signature instrumentation and musicianship of Damian with the hard-hitting beats and lyrics of Nas, the album title, Distant Relatives, refers not only to the bond between the artists, but the connection to their African ancestry, which inspired both the album and tour. Opening for Nas and Damian during their landmark trek is Nigerian-born singer-songwriter, Nneka, who recently introduced her sound earlier this year through her US debut release, Concrete Jungle

 

Tickets go on sale April 2 at this link. Official tour dates are as follows...

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May 2 -- West Palm Beach, Fl (Sunfest)                   
May 21 -- Arcata, CA (Arcata Community Center)
May 22 -- Eugene, OR (Cuthbert Amphitheater)
May 23 -- Seattle, WA (Showbox Sodo)
May 25 -- Oakland, CA (Fox Theater)
May 26 -- Santa Barbara, CA (University of California, Santa Barbara)
May 28 -- Los Angeles, CA (The Wiltern)
May 29 -- Las Vegas, NV (The Joint)
May 30 -- Valley Center, CA (Harrah's Rincon - Open Sky Theater)       
May 31 -- Los Angeles, CA (UCLA Jazz Reggae Festival)       
June 2 -- Santa Fe, NM (Paolo Soleri Amphitheatre)         
June 8 -- Houston, TX (House of Blues) 
June 9 -- Austin, TX (Stubb's Waller Creek Outdoor Amphitheater)        
June 11 -- Manchester, TN (Bonnaroo Music Festival)
June 12 -- Atlanta, GA (Tabernacle)       
June 13 -- Lake Buena Vista, FL (House of Blues - Lake Buena Vista, FL)   
June 27 -- Brussels, BE (Couleur Cafe Festival)
June 28 -- Paris, FR (Paris Hip Hop Festival)
July 1 -- Arendal, NO (Hovefestival)
July 3 -- Cologne, DE (Summerjam)
July 4 -- Gdynia, PL (Heineken Opener Festival)
July 6 -- Copenhagen, DK (Vega)
July 7 -- Hultsfred, SE (Hultsfred Festival)
July 9 -- Frauenfeld, CH (Openair Frauenfeld)
July 10 -- Montreux Vaud, CH (Montreux Jazz Festival - Miles)
July 11 -- Rotterdam (Holland North Sea Jazz)
July 13 -- Hamburg, DE (Stadtpark)
July 14 -- Munich, DE (Tollwood Festival)
July 16 -- Manchester, UK (Manchester Academy)
July 17 -- Dublin, IE (Tripod)  
July 20 -- Hammersmith, UK (Hammersmith Apollo)
July 23 -- Gräfenhainichen, DE (Splash Festival)
July 31 -- Brooklyn, NY (Williamsburg Waterfront)
August 1 -- 
Bridgeport, CT (Gathering of The Vibes Festival)

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mp3: Damian Marley (featuring Nas) - Road to Zion

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