Cali hip-hop hybird group, the Kottonmouth Kings, have recently announced a month-long tour called the “June Harvest,” in support of their new 2-disc CD/DVD release, Kottonmouth Xperience 2.
The tour kicked off Thursday in Victorville, California and will continue through June, hitting several cities through Cali, as well as Nashville, Pittsburgh, Houston and Pittsburgh, before wrapping up on June 21 in Dallas.
In celebration of this year’s annual marijuana holiday, 4/20, the group will perform an already sold out show in Anaheim. They are requesting that fans request the song “Free Willy,” a ballad about Willie Nelson’s encounters with the DEA, or the track “Proud To Be A Stoner” at radio stations. Both tracks can be downloaded at the MySpace page at MySpace.com/KottonMouthKings.
Joining them on the tour Suburban Noize artist Dirtball, as well as The Expendables, Insolence and as special guests.
Additionally, as of April 15th, Suburban Noize and the Kottonmouth Kings will announce the First Annual Kottonmouth Awards. The awards are given to those who have helped to spread awareness of the growing legalization movement and those who demonstrated exceptional stoney abilities throughout the year. Categories will include Freedom Fighter Award, Kottonmouth Kween Award, Athlete Of The Year along with others.
The Kottonmouth Kings upcoming album, Kottonmouth Xperience 2, is out now. The 2-disc set takes fans through a psychedelic journey with some of the best remixes of classic Kottonmouth Kings material.
Confirmed dates are as follows:
04/17 – Victorville, CA @ Karma
04/18 – Fresno, CA @ The Stuffed Pipe (In-Store Signing)
04/18 – Fresno, CA @ Rainbow Ballroom
04/19 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Join
04/20 – Anaheim, CA @ The Grove (SOLD OUT)
05/23 – Agoura Hills, CA @ Canyon Club
05/30 – San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
05/31 – Bakersfield, CA @ Stramler Park
06/06 – Nashville, TN @ Cannery Ballroom
06/07 – Cincinnati, OH @ Bogart’s
06/08 – Louisville, KY @ Headliners Music Hall
06/09 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls Theatre
06/10 – Richmond, VA @ The National
06/11 – Norfolk, VA @ The Norva
06/13 – Jacksonville, NC @ Hooligans
06/14 – Fayetteville, NC @ Jester’s Pub
06/15 – Myrtle Beach, SC @ House Of Blues
06/16 – St. Petersburg, FL @ Jannus Landing
06/20 – Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live
06/21 – Dallas, TX @ House Of Blues