2008 also marks the first year that ROCK THE BELLS will go global with four stops in Europe and one in Japan. Highlights of the series include first time dates in Toronto, Vancouver and Philadelphia, plus a return to the Glen Helen Pavilion in San Bernardino, CA where last year’s show sold out with a capacity crowd of 45,000 people.
Guerilla Union’s ROCK THE BELLS 2008 INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL SERIES POWERED BY SANDISK, has established itself as a world-class hip-hop platform by hosting legendary performances by Rage Against the Machine, NAS, A Tribe Called Quest, Public Enemy, Lauryn Hill, Blackstar (Talib Kweli and Mos Def), Hieroglyphics, Living Legends, De La Soul, Busta Rhymes, Cypress Hill and Jurassic 5 as well as reuniting Wu-Tang for their last performance with ODB in 2004.
Saturday – July 19th – Chicago, IL
Sunday – July 20th – Toronto, ON, Cananda
Saturday – July 26th – Boston, MA
Sunday – July 27th – New York, NY
Saturday – August 2nd – Miami, FL
Sunday – August 3rd – Philadelphia, PA
Saturday – August 9th – LOS ANGELES, CA
Saturday – August 16th – San Francisco, CA
Saturday – August 23rd – Denver, CO – Coors Amphitheatre
Saturday – August 30th – Vancouver, BC Canada
Headlining: A Tribe Called Quest
Reunited: The Pharcyde
Other acts include: The Cool Kids, Nas, Ghostface and Raekwon (Cuban Linx), Rakim, Mos Def, De La Soul, Method Man & Redman, Immortal Technique, Dead Prez, MURS, Kidz in the Hall, Spank Rock, Santogold, Kid Sister, Jay Electronica, B.O.B., Amanda Blank, Wale. Flosstradamus