July 1 [12:00 EDT] -- This summer's House of Blues Smokin' Grooves tour got under way Monday night, with a mix of the old and new guards in hip-hop.
Cyprus Hill is back return to headline this summer's second Smokin' Grooves Tour along with Erykah Badu, love goddess Foxy Brown, funk pioneer George Clinton and the P-Funk All-Stars, and the Roots. Also touring up for some dates will be the Pharcyde, the Brand New Heavies, and Outkast.
The "Smokin' Grooves" tour arrives in Hartford, Connecticut on Wednesday, and Holmdel, New Jersey, on Thursday. Here's where else the tour will spot:
- 6/30 - Mansfield, MA @ Great Woods Center
- 7/2 - Hartford, CT @ Meadows Music Theatre
- 7/3 - Holmdel, NJ @ P.N.C. Bank Arts Center
- 7/5 - Wantagh, NY @ Jones Beach Amph.
- 7/6 - Camden, NJ @ Blockbuster - Sony Ctr.
- 7/8 - Bristow, VA @ Nissan Pavilion
- 7/9 - Richmond, VA @ Classic Amphitheatre
- 7/10 - Virginia Beach, VA @ Virginia Beach Amphitheater
- 7/11 -
Raleigh, NC @ Walnut Creek Amph. 7/12 - Charlotte, NC @ Blockbuster Pavilion 7/13 - Atlanta, GA @ Lakewood Amphitheatre 7/15 - Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center 7/16 - Antioch, TN @ Starwood Amphitheatre 7/18 - Woodlands, TX @ C.W. Mitchell Pavilion 7/19 - Dallas, TX @ Starplex Amphitheatre 7/21 - Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre 7/23 - George, WA @ Gorge 7/25 - Concord, CA @ Concord Pavilion 7/26 - Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre 7/27 - Fresno, CA @ CSUF Amphitheatre 7/30 - Universal City, CA @ Universal Amphitheatre 7/31 - Universal City, CA @ Universal Amphitheatre 8/1 - Las Vegas, NV @ Thomas & Mack Center 8/2 - Phoenix, AZ @ Blockbuster Desert Sky Pavilion 8/4 - Park City, UT @ Wolf Mountain Amph. 8/7 - Minneapolis, MN @ Target Center 8/8 - Bonner Springs, KS @ Sandstone Amphitheatre 8/9 - Maryland Hgts., MO @ Riverport Amphitheatre 8/10 - Milwaukee, WI @ Marcus Amphitheatre 8/14
- Noblesville, IN @ Deer Creek Music Center 8/15 - Tinley Park, IL @ New World Music Theatre 8/16 - Columbus, OH @ Polaris Amphitheater 8/17 - Darien Center, NY @ Darien Lake P.A.C. 8/18 - Clarkston, MI @ Pine Knob Music Theatre 8/20 - Cuyahoga Falls, OH @ Blossom Music Center 8/21 - Burgettstown, PA @ Star Lake Amphitheatre 8/22 - Scranton, PA @ Montage Mountain 8/23 - Maple, ONT @ Kingswood Music Th. 8/24 - Montreal, QUE @ Blue Bonnets