Test Their Logik Spring Tour 2011: revolutionary hip hop ’til the system drops!

Posted: March 8, 2011 in Autonomy
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2011 Spring Tour Schedule
This March through June, Toronto’s most notorious revolutionary hip-hop artists; “Test Their Logik” will be touring across the portion of Turtle Island known as “Kanada” with their long-awaited debut album. They are looking to connect with communities large and small on this journey in order to help develop links between communities, do shows to bring together radical minds, offer workshops for mind and body, and inspire people to imagine radical transformation and freedom.  

Test Their Logik is made up of two revolutionary MC’s: Testament and Illogik. The pair were recently charged with conspiracy and other indictable offences for a widely-distributed music video they made titled “Crash The Meeting” which encouraged resistance to Toronto’s G20 summit. After 5 months of non-association conditions, these charges were stayed, and the duo are once again able to record and tour together.

Looking to tell their stories and listen to others across this land, they plan on hitting the road with their music, radical literature, workshops and talks. In past tours they have done shows large and small in bars, basements, alternative venues, community centres, schools, and auditoriums. Reaching out to urban and rural, indigenous and settler, young and old, and people of all walks of life and backgrounds, Test Their Logik is breaking the barriers imposed on them. In addition to performing their powerful thought-provoking music, Test Their Logik are happy to speak on the current state and potential of hip-hop, art and resistance.

Testament can also speak on power from below, resistence and repression, and leaderless organizing, with the G20 as a case in study. He can also lead a report-back workshop from his fact-finding trip to Palestine last year. Illogik is a certified and trained yoga instructor and martial arts practitioner who combines the ideas of both into ‘warrior yoga” sessions, basic self-defence workshops, as well as anti-oppression trainings.

“The ways we can connect are endless, the point is that we make contact with each other, build our capacity for grassroots power, lay down roots and build the networks that we will need in the future.”

These are tentative dates for our proposed route. If you live in any of these cities and want to help make this happen, then send an email to: holler(A)testtheirlogik.com. We are also open to revisions, if your community is interested in having us visit you. We are interested in connecting with people on reservations, intentional communities, small towns and large metropolises so get in touch!

March 11: London
March 12: Hamilton
March 13: Brantford (matinee)
March 14: Guelph (matinee)
March 14: Six Nations
March 15: Barrie
March 16: Orillia
March 17: Sudbury
March 18: Sault Ste Marie
March 19: Thunder Bay
March 20: Kenora/Dryden/Grassy Narrows
March 21: Winnipeg
March 22: Portage la Praire
March 23: Brandon
March 24: Regina
March 25: Moose Jaw/Swift Current/Medicine Hat
March 26: Lethbridge
March 27: Calgary
March 28: Canmore/Banff/Golden/Cranbrook
March 29: Nelson
March 30: Osoyoo/Kelowna
March 31: Vancouver
April 1: Courtenay/Naniamo
April 2: Denman Island
April 3: Victoria
April 4: Vancouver/UBC/Surrey
April 5: Kamloops/Chase
April 6: B.C. Mountains
April 7: UofA/Edmonton
April 8: Edmonton
April 9: Northbattleford
April 10: Prince Albert
April 11: Saskatoon
April 12: Sioux Valley
April 13: Thunder Bay Region
April 14: North Bay/Timmins/New Liskeard/Kapuskasing
April 15: Toronto

April 16-17: OFFICIAL GRAND CD RELEASE: Toronto (A) Bookfair

April 18-May 15: Circles in Southern Ontario to push the album hard in media and industry.

May 16-18: London (A) Film Fest
May 19: Montreal
May 20-22: Montreal (A) Bookfair
May 23: Sherbrooke
May 24: Quebec
May 25: Chicoutimi
May 26: Rimouski
May 27: Carleton sur Mer
May 28: Moncton
May 29: P.E.I.
May 30: Halifax
May 31: Sydney
June 1: NFLD
June 2: NFLD
June 3: NFLD
June 4: Saint John or Fredericton
June 5: Knowlesville
June 6: Trois Rivieres/Drummondville
June 7: Ottawa
June 8: Kingston
June 9: Toronto
June 10: Hamilton (A) Bookfair


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