Gym Class Heroes and The Roots Team For Tour

(Atlantic Records) Decaydance/Fueled By Ramen recording group Gym Class Heroes have announced details of their upcoming co-headline tour with The Roots.

The North American schedule � which features support from Homeschool/Atlantic Records R&B sensation Estelle � will begin on October 3rd at Baltimore's Rams Head Live! and then traverse the continent through a November 1st finale at Albany, New York's Washington Avenue Armory

The tour celebrates the release of Gym Class Heroes' hugely anticipated fourth album, "THE QUILT." The collection � which follows 2006's RIAA gold-certified breakthrough, "AS CRUEL AS SCHOOL CHILDREN" � arrives in stores and at online retailers on September 9th.

Pre-sale tickets will be available tomorrow, August 12th, for all members of Gym Class Heroes' official fan club, The Varsity Club (http://thevarsityclub.net). In addition to tickets, members receive a chance to gain early entry to the venue as well as a meet-and-greet with the band. All remaining tickets for the tour will then go on sale to the general public on August 15th and 16th. Furthermore, one dollar from each ticket sold will be donated to The Boys & Girls Club of Geneva (www.GenevaBGC.com) and The Triple Threat Foundation (www.triplethreatphilly.com)

3 Baltimore, MD Rams Head Live!
4 Norfolk, VA The Norva
5 N. Myrtle Beach, SC House of Blues
6 Atlanta, GA The Tabernacle
7 Lake Buena Vista, FL House of Blues
8 Miami, FL The Fillmore at Jackie Gleason
10 Houston, TX Meridian* (w/ Estelle only)
11 Dallas, TX The Palladium Ballroom
12 Austin, TX The Backyard
14 Phoenix, AZ The Marquee
19 Las Vegas, NV House of Blues
21 Denver, CO The Fillmore Auditorium
23 Milwaukee, WI Eagles Ballroom
24 Chicago, IL Congress Theatre
25 Detroit, MI The Fillmore Detroit
26 Toronto, ONT Sound Academy
28 New York, NY Roseland Ballroom
30 Worcester, MA The Palladium Downstairs
31 Asbury Park, NJ Asbury Park Convention Hall

1 Albany, NY Washington Avenue Armory

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