The Roots, N.E.R.D. Head Up Inexpensive Sprite Liquid Mix Tour

Another touring festival to talk about, but a bit better than the others in the news today. This one we discussed a few months back, but the dates have been announced and the budget price is catching many an eye. The Roots,N.E.R.D., Talib Kweli and a handful of others are rockiní The Sprite Liquid Mix Tour, a month-long amphitheatre jaunt. As part of the package, youíll find basketball hoops for balliní, decks for amateur DJs to rock the ones and twos, tents full of video games and more. To top it all off, entry only costs $10. yes, thatís right, $10. The tour, which also features Slightly Stoopit, O.A.R., and Robert Randolph & The Family Band, launches with a two-day stand, August 14 and August 15, in the Denver area and it will romp around the US for a month, dunking its final ball and graffiti-izing the last Toyota Scion in Mansfield, MA. Think how much more money youíll have to spend on beer!

Sprite Liquid Mix Tour itinerary:

08.14.03 - Denver, CO (Universal Lending Pavilion)

08.15.03 - Denver, CO (Universal Lending Pavilion)

08.17.03 - Auburn, WA (White River Amphitheatre)

08.21.03 - Santa Barbara, CA (Santa Barbara Bowl)

08.22.03 - Irvine, CA (Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre)

08.23.03 - Concord, CA (Chronicle Pavilion @ Concord)

08.26.03 - Dallas, TX (Smirnoff Music Centre)

08.27.03 - The Woodlands, TX (C.W. Mitchell Pavilion)

08.29.03 - Atlanta, GA (HiFi Buys Amphitheatre)

08.30.03 - Charlotte, NC (Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte)

08.31.03 - Columbia, MD (Merriweather Post)

09.01.03 - Holmdel, NJ (P.N.C. Bank Arts Center)

09.03.03 - Virginia Beach, VA (Verizon Wireless Virginia Beach. Amphitheatre)

09.04.03 - Camden, NJ (Tweeter Center At The Waterfront)

09.05.03 - Columbus, OH (Germain Amphitheater)

09.06.03 - Tinley Park, IL (Tweeter Center)

09.07.03 - Clarkston, MI (DTE Energy Music Theatre)

09.09.03 - Pittsburgh, PA (Chevrolet Amphitheatre)

09.10.03 - Cleveland, OH (Tower City Amphitheatre)

09.12.03 - Wantagh, NY (Tommy Hilfiger at Jones Beach Theatre)

09.14.03 - Mansfield, MA (Tweeter Center)

The Roots, N.E.R.D. Head Up Inexpensive Sprite Liquid Mix Tour