Atmosphere Announce Canada/U.S. Tour in Support of The Family Sign

Atmosphere Announce Canada/U.S. Tour  in Support of <i>The Family Sign</i>
A couple of weeks back, experimental hip-hop troupe Atmosphere announced their upcoming full-length, The Family Sign. At the time, the outfit hadn't announced any tour dates to support the set, but it was hinted that their "2011 itinerary is slated to include venues with capacities upwards of 9,000." Today (February 14), the group have come through with a number of said dates.

Atmosphere will take to the road this spring for a 21-date North American tour. Canadian fans should take note that they will be rolling through Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Saksatoon on the trip. Primary members Slug and Ant and will be joined onstage by keyboardist Erick Anderson and guitarist Nate Collis, both of whom are featured on The Family Sign, as well as fellow Rhymesayers acts Blueprint, Grieves with Budo, Sab the Artist and DJ Abilities.

Fans of the band looking to get a head start on picking up tickets will be able to snag pre-sales this Wednesday (February 16) through Artist Arena before tickets go sale to the general public on Friday (February 18). You can check out the dates below.

As previously reported, The Family Sign comes out April 12 on Rhymesayers.

Tour dates:

4/20 Columbus, OH - Newport Music Hall
4/21 Munhall, PA - Carnegie Music Hall of Homestead
4/22 S. Burlington, VT - Higher Ground
4/23 Boston, MA - House of Blues
4/24 Philadelphia, PA - Electric Factory
4/26 New York, NY - Terminal 5
4/27 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
4/28 Richmond, VA - The National
4/29 Asheville, NC - The Orange Peel
4/30 Birmingham, AL — Zydeco
5/2 Austin, TX - Stubb's BBQ
5/4 Tucson, AZ - Rialto Theatre
5/5 Pomona, CA - Fox Theater
5/6 San Diego, CA - House of Blues
5/7 Berkeley, CA - Greek Theatre*
5/9 Portland, OR - Roseland Theater
5/10 Vancouver, BC - Vogue Theatre
5/12 Calgary, AB - MacEwan Hall
5/13 Edmonton, AB - The Starlite Room
5/14 Saskatoon, SK - The Odeon
5/17 Boulder, Co - Fox Theatre

* with Aesop Rock, Rob Sonic & DJ Big Wiz