Hip-Hop trio The Mighty Underdogs will take center stage as the headliners for an upcoming fall tour.
The outing, which kicks off Oct. 30 at the Knitting Factory in Los Angeles, will feature group members Gift of Gab of Blackalicious, Lateef the Truth Speaker of Latyrx, and producer Headnodic of the Crown City Rockers as well as supporting act Zion I.
The fall tour marks the Mighty Underdogss first set of headling dates after touring with Aesop Rock, Blackalicious, DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist.
Cities on the collectives trek include Los Angeles, Chicago and Seattle before concluding Nov. 22 at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco.
News of the Mighty Underdogs fall tour comes as the group prepares for the release of its debut Definitive Jux album Droppin’ Science Fiction.
Guests include DJ Shadow, Mr. Lif, and Akrobatik of The Perceptionists, The Alkoholiks Tash, Jurassic 5s Chali 2na, Julian and Damian “JR Gong” Marley.
Droppin Science Fiction is the follow up to The Mighty Underdogs 2007 independent release The Prelude EP.
The album, which was released via the groups Giftsribution web site, included the single “Gunfight” featuring MF Doom.
The Mighty Underdogs Droppin Science Fiction is slated to hit stores Oct. 14.
The following is a list of dates for the collectives fall tour:
10/30 Los Angeles, CA Knitting Factory
10/31 Tempe, AZ Clubhouse
11/01 Flagstaff, AZ Green Room
11/02 Albuquerque, NM TBA
11/05 Austin, TX Mohawk
11/06 Dallas, TX HOB
11/07 Columbia, MO Mojo/s
11/08 Chicago , IL Abbey
11/09 Milwaukee, WI Turner Hall
11/11 Denver, CO Marquis
11/12 Colorado Springs, CO Black Sheep
11/13 Durango, CO Abbey
11/14 Salt Lake City, UT Urban Lounge
11/15 Boise, ID Knitting Factory
11/17 Seattle, WA Neumo’s
11/18 Portland, OR Satyricon
11/19 Bend, OR Domino Room
11/21 Reno, NV Underground
11/22 San Francisco, CA Regency Ballroom