Guerilla Union, the promoter for the ROCK THE BELLS 2009 FESTIVAL SERIES has unveiled the dates and venues of North America’s only major touring hip-hop festival. In addition, Busta Rhymes, The GZA and The Knux will join the previously announced stellar line-up of performers featuring headliners Nas & Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, Tech N9ne, The Roots, Big Boi, Common and more.
Tickets will go on-sale in select markets starting May 2. Please check www.guerillaunion.com for the exact line-up and ticketing information for each city. Additional festival dates will be announced soon.
Another element besides top-notch musical performances fans can experience at ROCK THE BELLS is the legendary KRS-One’s Temple of Hip-Hop. “Rock The Bells has always strived to be the world-class platform dedicated to hip-hop culture,” states Chang Weisberg of Guerilla Union. “This year we are excited to announce that KRS-One and the Temple of Hip Hop will be producing unique fan experiences dedicated to cultivating hip-hop culture by hosting guest speakers, workshops, art displays, lectures, book signings and more. Plans are still being finalized, but expect a unique Temple of Hip-Hop area to be built in each city. We are going to reach out to all artists on this year’s line-up to contribute their efforts to help educate and expand perspective on hip-hop culture.”
Headz will be Ringing!!!
Some of the Dates and venues for the ROCK THE BELLS 2009 FESTIVAL SERIES are:
Toronto- Sunday July 5th Molson Amphitheatre
Washington DC - Sunday July 12th Merriweather Post Pavilion
Boston- Saturday July 18th Comcast Center
New York -Sunday July 19th Jones Beach Amphitheatre
Vancouver- Saturday August 1st Deer Lake Park
Los Angeles - Saturday August 8th San Manuel Amphitheatre
San Francisco- Sunday August 9th Shoreline Amphitheatre