FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 14, 2009
Columbus, OH — Upon the official release of his Diabolical Fun album on March 24, Illogic set his sights on lining up a tour that would reach the fans who have supported him on the journey of creating his fifth full-length project. The Diabolical Fun Tour will kick off on April 16 in Athens, Ohio, and will commence through May 17 as Illogic hits cities throughout Michigan, Indiana, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and Arizona.
Graciously received by critics, Diabolical Fun is Illogic’s first full body of work in nearly five years. The songs showcase his range of songwriting, from harder lyrical tracks like “Let’s Go” to more sentimental poetry like “I Know You.” To celebrate the tour, Illogic went back into the studio to record the remix for the title track “Diabolical Fun” with Slug of Atmosphere, Aesop Rock of Definitive Jux and Zerostar of Weightless Recordings.
Zerostar and DJ Manwell will perform alongside Illogic throughout The Diabolical Fun Tour. Meanwhile, producer/emcee Ill Poetic, who also produced the entire Diabolical Fun album, will be off on his own Re:Definition Tour with Zone and DJ Rare Groove. The Diabolical Fun Tour and Re:Definition Tour will meet up for one dynamic night on May 1 at Red’s Bar in Sioux City, Iowa.
As the Diabolical Fun Tour progresses, more dates in new cities may be added. For now, Illogic is preparing for the exciting weeks ahead. “I’ve never been more excited to go on tour then I am for this one,” he says. “I look forward to getting face to face with the fans once again. It’s been way too long! The making of Diabolical Fun as an album was an amazing experience, and I excited to bring the music to life on stage.”
Go to www.myspace.com/illpoetic for updates on The Re:Definition Tour and Ill Poetic‘s solo album coming Summer 2009!
Check out Illogic’s journey with Diabolical Fun in this EPK with exclusive interviews, show footage and more http://www.vimeo.com/4080842
Aesop Rock of Def Jux in the studio recording Illogic’s “Diabolical Fun” remix http://www.vimeo.com/4019259
Diabolical Fun Tour Dates
4/16 – Athens, OH @ Casa Cantina (6 W State St, 45701)
4/17 – Traverse City, MI @ The Loading Dock (205 Lake Ave, 49684)
4/18 – Bloomington, IN @ Rhinos (325 S Walnut St, 47401)
4/20 – Lawrence, KS @ The Jackpot Saloon (943 Massachusetts St, 66044)
4/22 – Lincoln, NE @ The Box Awesome (815 O St, 68508)
4/23 – Sioux Falls, ND @ Nuttys (3400 W 49th St, 57106)
4/25 – Minneapolis, MN @ Dinkytowner (412 14th Ave Se, 55414)
4/26 – Kansas City, MO @ Record Bar (1020 Westport Rd, 64111)
4/28 – Des Moines, IA @ Vaudeville Mews (212 4th Street, 50309)
4/30 – St Louis, MO @ Atomic Cowboy (4140 Manchester Ave, 63110)
5/1 – Sioux City, IA @ Reds Bar (1919 Pierce Street, 51104)
5/2 – Milwaukee, WI @ The Highberry (2322 S Kinnickinnic Ave, 53207)
5/7 – Austin, TX @ Karma Lounge (119 W 8th St, 78701)
5/8 – San Antonio, TX – venue TBA
5/9 – San Marcos, TX @ Triple Crown Live (206 N Edward Gary, 78666)
5/10 – Las Cruces, NM @ Code Red Café (1160 El Paseo Rd, 88001)
5/11 – Pueblo, CO @ Zippers (326 S Union Ave, 81003)
5/12 – Denver, CO @ Bases Loaded (3109 Federal Blvd, 80211)
5/13 – Ft. Collins, CO @ The Cork (313 W. Drake Rd, 80526)
5/14 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Bar Deluxe (668 S State St, 84111)
5/15 – Tempe, AZ @ The Sets (93 East Southern Ave, 85282)
5/16 – Flagstaff, AZ @ The Joint (110 S San Francisco St, 86001)
5/17 – Tucson, AZ @ November Bar & Cabaret (4001 N Romero Rd, 85705)