Gorillaz to be Joined by Lou Reed & Mos Def at 10/8 MSG Concert


Gorillaz have confirmed that Lou Reed and Mos Def will join them for one night only performances at the October 8 stop of the "Escape To Plastic Beach" tour at New York's Madison Square Garden.

On October 7, the day before Gorillaz' Madison Square Garden debut, the band will make its first ever visit to the Late Show with David Letterman.

The two additional special guests at the Garden date will appear along with De La Soul, Little Dragon, Bobby Womack and other touring guests of the Gorillaz Plastic Beach band which features Mick Jones and Paul Simonon of the Clash. Those attending the once in a lifetime Madison Square Garden extravaganza can expect Reed to take center stage on "Some Kind Of Nature" and Mos Def to man the mic for "Sweepstakes."

Mos Def will also perform with Gorillaz at the tour's October 10 stop at Camden NJ's Susquehanna Bank Center and at the October 11 date at the Patriot Center in Washington DC.

N.E.R.D. has been confirmed as support for the North American dates, joining the tour at Boston's Agganis Arena and performing on all North American dates except the Montreal opener.

October 3 - Montreal, QC - Bell Centre
October 6 - Boston, MA - Agganis Arena
October 8 - New York, NY - Madison Square Garden
October 10 - Camden, NJ - Susquehanna Bank Center
October 11 - Washington, DC - Patriot Center
October 13 - Detroit, MI - Fox Theatre
October 14 - Toronto, ON - Air Canada Centre
October 16 - Chicago, IL - UIC Pavilion
October 17 - Minneapolis, MN - Target Center
October 19 - Houston, TX - Toyota Center
October 20 - Dallas, TX - Verizon Theatre
October 22 - Austin, TX - Frank Erwin Center
October 24 - Denver, CO - Wells Fargo Theatre
October 26 - Phoenix, AZ - Dodge Theatre
October 27 - Los Angeles, CA - Gibson Amphitheatre
October 28 - San Diego, CA - Viejas Arena
October 30 - Oakland, CA - Oracle Arena
November 2 - Seattle, WA - Key Arena
November 3 - Vancouver, BC - Rogers Arena

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[Published on: 10/1/10]

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