Atmosphere Takes U.S. ‘North Of Hell’

Atmosphere took its Canadian fans “North Of Hell” during May and early June.  Now the Minneapolis hip hop duo is giving its American fans a chance to join in on the fun beginning in the heartland in August.

Photo: Cody Otte

Slug and Ant, otherwise known as MC Sean Daley and Anthony Davis, respectively, have festivals as well as headline dates in their 2014 game plan.  Already set to play Milwaukee’s (June 27); in Saugerties, N.Y. (July 11); San Francisco’s (Aug. 9) and British Columbia’s (Aug. 10), Atmosphere embarks on a headlining adventure beginning in Des Moines, Iowa, in late August.  Joining the group will be Prof, deM atlaS and DJ Fundo.

Atmosphere recently released a new video.  Directed by Blueprint, the visual creation for “We Ain’t Gonna Die Today” from the long player Southsiders, features Bobby Silver and DJ Rare Groove.

Here’s the tour:

Aug. 23 – Des Moines, Iowa, Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheatre
Aug. 24 – Sioux Falls, S.D., The District
Aug. 26 – Lincoln, Neb., Bourbon Theatre
Aug. 27 – Lawrence, Kan., Granada Theatre
Aug. 29 – Morrison, Colo., Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Aug. 30 – Albuquerque, N.M., Villa Hispana @ Expo New Mexico
Aug. 31 – Tucson, Ariz., Rialto Theatre
Sept. 1 – Tempe, Ariz., The Marquee
Sept. 3 – Las Vegas, Nev., Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas
Sept. 4 – San Diego, Calif., House Of Blues
Sept. 5 – Hollywood, Calif., Hollywood Palladium
Sept. 6 – Hollywood, Calif., Hollywood Palladium
Sept. 9 – Chico, Calif., Senator Theatre
Sept. 11 – Eugene, Ore., McDonald Theatre
Sept. 12 – Portland, Ore., Roseland Theater
Sept. 13 – Seattle, Wash., Showbox SoDo
Sept. 14 – Spokane, Wash., Knitting Factory Concert House
Sept. 16 – Missoula, Mont., Wilma Theatre
Sept. 18 – Boise, Idaho, Knitting Factory Concert House
Sept. 19 – Salt Lake City, Utah, The Complex – Rockwell
Sept. 20 – Aspen, Colo., Belly Up Aspen 

General onsales start at 9 a.m. local time June 13.  Visit Atmosphere’s Facebook page for more information.

Photo: John Davisson
CounterPoint Music & Arts Festival, Boukaert Farm, Atlanta, Ga.

And check out Pollstar’s 2013 interview with Atmosphere’s Slug via this link.