Rap icons Beastie Boys have announced they will hit the road this summer for a short U.S. tour that will see the group mixing up the set with traditional hip-hop performances and instrumental shows – which reflect the group’s new album ‘The Mix-Up.’
The hip-hop performances will kickoff on August 1st in Philadelphia and end on August 25th in Berkeley, Calif. Pre-sale tickets for the hip-hop leg will be available Thursday. The instrumental tour dates have yet to be announced.
The trio has also announced plans for an international tour that will run through late July. The group also have planned performances in Ireland and the UK in early September.
The Beastie Boys’ upcoming album ‘The Mix-Up’ is the group’s follow-up to 2004’s ‘To the 5 Boroughs,’ and is set to be released on June 26th.
Beastie Boys Tickets are available at M&C’s Ticket Database. Beastie Boys’ U.S. tour dates include:
August 1: Philadelphia (Festival Pier)
August 4: Baltimore (Virgin Festival)
August 6: Boston (Bank of America Pavilion)
August 8: New York (Central Park SummerStage)
August 9: Brooklyn, N.Y. (McCarren Park Pool)
August 16: Morrison, Colo. (Red Rocks)
August 23: Santa Barbara, Calif. (County Bowl)
August 25: Berkeley, Calif. (Greek Theatre)