SOURCE: Virgin College Mega Tour

April 05, 2007 09:00 ET

Virgin College Mega Tour Announces Upcoming 18-City Tour Stops

Hip Hop Artist Talib Kweli to Headline Tour Presented by Stride® Gum

CHICAGO, IL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 5, 2007 --The Virgin College Mega Tour (VCMT) is gearing up for its 4th consecutive college-campus concert series that brings the latest music to 18 different cities across the country. Virgin Megastores and Integrate Marketing are proud to announce the return of the VCMT, presented by Stride® Gum and also sponsored by Major League Baseball Properties to college campuses this spring. Blacksmith Music recording artist, Talib Kweli will headline the 2007 Virgin College Mega Tour, beginning in April 7th. Also joining the lineup is V2 Records rock band Sugarcult and former Something Corporate guitarist, William Tell (New Door/ume).

Tour Dates Confirmed For The 2007 Virgin College Mega Tour:


04/07 - Las Vegas, NV - House of Blues

04/09 - Anaheim, CA - House of Blues

04/10 - Tucson, AZ - University of Arizona

04/12 - Orem, UT - Utah Valley State College

04/16 - Las Cruces, NM - New Mexico State University

04/19 - College Park, MD - University of Maryland

04/20 - North Easton, MA - Stonehill College

04/23 - Baltimore, MD - Ramshead Live

04/25 - Riverdale, NY - College of Mount Saint Vincent

o4/26 - Philadelphia, PA - Theatre of Living Arts

04/27 - Morgantown, WV - West Virginia University

04/28 - Rochester, NY - University of Rochester

04/29 - New Haven, CT - Toad's Place

05/03 - Columbus, OH - Lifestyles Community Pavilion

05/04 - Athens, OH - Ohio University

05/05 - Providence, RI - Johnson and Wales University

05/06 - Birch Hill, NY - University at Albany - VCMT VILLAGE ONLY -

        No Concerts at this location

**Additional tour stops are still pending.

The VCMT tour will consist of the concerts as well as a "VCMT Daytime Village" on campuses which include video game competitions from Stride®, the MLB Road Show interactive baseball experience -- featuring autograph sessions with tour artists, The CMJ New Artist Stage, dodge ball tournaments, prizes and demonstrations of the latest in technology and games designed for the college audience.

"Last year we brought the VCMT to over 81,000 students, we hope to exceed those numbers this year," explains, Martin Berman, CEO, Integrate Marketing. "We are pushing the boundaries combining rap and rock, and with artists such as Talib Kweli and Sugarcult we expect to provide the greatest spectrum of music to date."

Contact Information

  • Press interested in lining up press passes for any of the dates contact:

    Krysty O'Quinn
    SJ Communications
    818-881-3889
    Email Contact
    www.sjcommunications.com

    OR:
    Nicole Baksinskas
    Integrate Marketing
    312-222-1720
    Email Contact

    For artist interviews contact:
    For Talib Kweli:
    Penny Palmer
    Email Contact
    818-953-3408

    For Sugarcult:
    Steve Davey
    cell 510-593-3304
    Email Contact

    For William Tell:
    Sujata Murthy
    Email Contact
    310 865 7812

    For Booking Inquiries Contact:
    Jaime Kelsall APA
    310-888-4249

    For Corporate Sponsorship Inquiries Contact:
    Martin Berman
    Integrate Marketing
    312-222-1720

    Katy Mollica
    Virgin Entertainment Group
    212-921-2147