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Living Legends’ Grouch and Eligh Hit the Road with X-Mas Tour

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Grouch and Eligh, members of the Oakland underground collective Living Legends, have embarked on a Christmas-themed tour of the entire West Coast.

 

Dubbed “How the Grouch Stole Christmas Tour,” the 13-city tour spans Oregon, Washington, California, and Nevada.

 

Along with DJ Fresh, the duo will perform joint tracks as G&E and solo sets featuring their own individual albums.

 

Accompanying them will be rising Bay Area group The Bayliens, and Hip-Hip violinist Paul Dateh.

 

The tour will also serve as an introduction for the March 2009, G&E LP entitled Say G&E.

 

Confirmed producers for the project include Flying Lotus and AmpLive of Zion I.

 

On the emcee end, the group has enlisted Blu, Mistah Fab, Sage Francis, Slug, Pigeon John, Michael Marshall, and Gift of Gab.

 

The Living Legends collective has been active in Oakland’s underground scene since the mid 90s.

 

The group has released ten albums, two of which received awards from Billboard as the Top Independent Albums of the Year (Creative Differences and Classic).

 

Among their members is the critically acclaimed Murs, who released his first major album Murs for President in September.

 

The Grouch’s latest album, Show You the World, was released this year and helmed by the first single “Artsy.”

 

The new video for the second single “Mom and Pop Killer” debuted this week.

 

The Grouch’s “Bay to LA” will also receive mainstream attention this week courtesy of its inclusion in a national commercial for the PSP.

 

The remaining dates on the tour are as follows:

 

Dec. 19, 2008 – San Jose, CA @ VooDoo Lounge Dec. 20, 2008 – Pasadena, CA @ Terrace Restaurant Dec. 22, 2008-Las Vegas, NV @ Revolution and the Mirage Dec. 23, 2008–Pomona, CA @ The Glass House Dec. 27, 2008 – South Lake Tahoe @ Whiskey Dicks Saloon Dec. 28, 2008 – Reno, NV @ Club Underground

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