New York rappers the Beastie Boys will hit the road on performing shows in crucial swing states for the upcoming Presidential election. So far, shows have been announced in Virginia, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Joining the band in various markets will be Sheryl Crow, Ben Harper, Jack Johnson, Norah Jones, Crosby & Nash, Santogold, Tenacious D, and special guests, as well as representatives from the Rock The Vote, who will be on hand to distribute information on local polling sites, including early voting locations where available.
The first three shows to be announced are:
Oct. 28 – Richmond, VA – Richmond Coliseum
Beastie Boys/Jack Johnson/Norah Jones/Santogold
Nov. 01 – St. Paul, MN – Roy Wilkins Auditorium
Beastie Boys/Ben Harper/Tenacious D
Presale begins: Thu, 10/16/08 at 10:00 AM
Nov. 02 – Milwaukee, WI – U.S. Cellular Arena
Beastie Boys/Ben Harper/Crosby & Nash/Tenacious D
Remaining shows will be announced shortly. Check back for details.