Philadelphia-based hip-hop collective The Roots are to tour this nation of ours in its almost-certainly-bleak midwinter.
Although the group's new album, Game Theory, is released in August (29, via Def Jam Left), they won't arrive here 'til December. Best get granny knitting those socks, yo.
10 Bristol Carling Academy
11 London Shepherd's Bush Empire
12 London Shepherd's Bush Empire
14 Birmingham Carling Academy
15 Manchester Apollo
17 Glasgow Carling Academy
18 Belfast Queens Hall