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Murs Tour + Paid Dues Festival

If you didn’t know, I am a big fan of Murs. He has been doing his thing for awhile on the West Coast, from starring in the group, Living Legends, working on various other projects with various other artists(9th Wonder, Slug, etc) and running the very successful, Paid Dues Fest. In anticipation for this years festival, he has announced a 35 city tour. Among the spots he’s hitting this time around are Local 506(Carrboro, NC) & Awful Arthur’s(Roanoke, VA). I am definitely going to try & hit one of those up. I suggest you do the same. Murs puts on one of the best live shows of any solo hip hop artist. Here are the rest of the dates of the tour:

2/17: San Diego, CA (House Of Blues)
3/12: Brooklyn, NY (Music Hall of Williamsburg)
2/18: Fresno, CA (Starline)
3/13: Philadelphia, PA (North Star Bar)
2/19: Santa Clara, CA (Avalon)
3/15: Baltimore, MD (Ottobar)
2/21: Portland, OR (Hawthorne Theatre)
3/16: Roanoke, VA (Awful Arthur’s Seafood)
2/22: Seattle, WA (El Corazon)
3/17: Carrboro, NC (Local 506)
2/24: Vancouver, BC (Future Of Sound)
3/18: Atlanta, GA (Masquerade [Hell Stage])
2/25: Victoria, BC
3/19: St. Augustine, FL (Cafe 11)
2/26: Kamloops, BC
3/20: Orlando, FL (The Social)
2/27: Calgary, AB (Republic)
3/21: Ft. Lauderdale, FL (Culture Room)
3/01: Winnipeg, MN (Pyramid Cabinet)
3/22: Tampa, FL (The Crowbar)
3/03: Minneapolis, MN (Fine Line)
3/23: Gainesville, FL (Common Grounds)
3/04: Chicago, IL (Lincoln Hall)
3/24: New Orleans, LA (The Parish)
3/05: Indianapolis, IN (Earth House)
3/25: Houston, TX (Fitzgerald’s)
3/06: Pittsburgh, PA (Club Cafe)
3/26: Austin, TX (Emo’s [inside])
3/08: Ottawa, ON
3/27: Denton, TX (Hailey’s)
3/09: Toronto, ON (Wrong Bar)
3/29: Santa Fe, NM (Corazone)
3/10: Burlington, VT (Higher Ground Showcase Lounge)
3/30: Tucson, AZ (Club Congress)
3/11: Boston, MA (Royale)
3/31: Temple, AZ (Clubhouse)

Paid Dues Fest is an annual hip hop festival that takes place in San Bernardino, CA. There will be 3 stages this year, and each one is packed with dope performers including, Slaughterhouse, Kendrick Lamar & Black Hippy Collective, Bun B, Black Star, Immortal Technique, Rawth(Asher Roth & Nottz), Dead Prez, Binary Star, Lil B the BasedGod, Shock G & Humpty Hump, Planet Asia, Blu, Fashawn & more. Check the flyer for more details…


Murs & 9th Wonder – I Used to Love H.e.r. (Again)

Murs & 9th Wonder have proven to be a formidable duo. They have released a handful of albums over the last few years, and each one seems to get better & better. Check out this video form their last offering. It’s a remake of Common’s classic. Dope visuals and  dope rhymes…what else could you want?!?