Run The Jewels With EL-P & Killer Mike

The hip hop über team-up of EL-P and Killer Mike will hit the road next month and continue touring through mid-January. Launching in College Station, Texas, destinations for Run The Jewels include Philadelphia, Salt Lake City, Chicago, Boston and other locales.

The extensive tour that includes Ratking and Despot on several dates will be in support of Run The Jewels’ sophomore album, RTJ2, arriving as a free download as well as on CD, LP and through digital retailers Oct. 28 via Mass Appeal Records.  The disc includes guest appearances by Zack de la Rocha, Travis Barker, Boots and Diane Coffee.

Coming up later this month is Run The Jewels’ contribution to Adult Swim’s “Single Series” airing Sept. 15.

Festivals gigs such as and along with a Canadian run have kept Run The Jewels busy through the summer.  Now the duo has filled its calendar with dates and more dates, not only taking them all over the U.S. but also to Australia and New Zealand.  Here’s the tour:

Oct. 15 – College Station, Texas, Hurricane Harry’s
Oct. 18 – Tulsa, Okla., Cain’s Ballroom
Oct. 20 – Little Rock, Ark., Stickyz Rock ‘N’ Roll Chicken Shack
Oct. 21 – Memphis, Tenn., Minglewood Hall
Oct. 22 – Nashville, Tenn., Exit / In
Oct. 23 – Birmingham, Ala., Iron City
Oct. 24 – Columbia, S.C., Music Farm Columbia
Oct. 25 – Charleston, S.C., Music Farm
Oct. 31 – Philadelphia, Pa., Theatre Of The Living Arts
Nov. 1 – Washington, D.C., 9:30 Club
Nov. 2 – Charlottesville, Va., Jefferson Theater
Nov. 3 – Carrboro, N.C., Cat’s Cradle
Nov. 4 – Atlanta, Ga., Heaven At The Masquerade
Nov. 6 – Dallas, Texas, Trees
Nov. 7 – Austin, Texas, Auditorium Shores (Fun Fun Fun Fest)
Nov. 8 – Houston, Texas, Fitzgerald’s
Nov. 10 – Phoenix, Ariz., The Crescent Ballroom
Nov. 11 – La Jolla, Calif., Porters Pub
Nov. 12 – Pomona, Calif., The Glass House Concert Hall
Nov. 14 – San Francisco, CA  Mezzanine 
Nov. 15 – Portland, Ore., Hawthorne Theatre
Nov. 17 – Salt Lake City, Utah, Urban Lounge
Nov. 18 – Englewood, Colo., Gothic Theatre
Nov. 20 – Minneapolis, Minn., Fine Line Music Café
Nov. 21 – Madison, Wis., Majestic Theatre
Nov. 22 – Chicago, Ill., Metro / Smart Bar
Nov. 25 – Detroit, Mich., St. Andrews Hall
Nov. 26 – Toronto, Ontario, The Danforth Music Hall
Nov. 27 – Montreal, Quebec, Club Soda
Nov. 28 – Boston, Mass., Paradise Rock Club
Nov. 29 – New York, N.Y., Stage 48
Dec. 30 – Lorne, Australia, The Falls Music & Arts Festival Grounds (Lorne)
Dec. 31 – Marion Bay, Australia, The Falls Music & Arts Festival Grounds (Marion Bay)
Jan. 2 – Byron Bay, Australia, Falls Music & Arts Festival Grounds
Jan. 4 – Busselton, Australia, Sir Stewart Bovell Park (Southbound Festival)
Jan. 7 – Newtown, Australia, Enmore Theatre
Jan. 8 – Melbourne, Australia, Forum Melbourne
Jan. 9 – Brisbane, Australia, The Hi-Fi
Jan. 10 – Auckland, New Zealand, Auckland Town Hall

Rat King appears Oct. 31-Nov. 29.  Despot appears Oct. 31-Nov. 29 except for Nov. 14.Joey Bada$$ appears Jan. 7-10.  Visit for more information.