Minneapolisâ?? P.O.S. cannot wait to start the 2009 PacTour on November 6th and show people a whole new way to look at hip hop. P.O.S.â??s newest album release, Never Better, shows off his signature style with a hybrid of music that conjures get-away cars, racing chariots, the pursuit of sirens, and the occasional rueful nighttime drive. For P.O.S., genres have always been permeable and he proves it on Never Better. A free download of "Goodbye" off the album Never Bettercan be found here: "Goodbye" MP3

PacSun, the clothing store inspired by the California lifestyle, has officially announced that tickets are on sale for the PacTour, featuring Rhymesayers Entertainmentâ??s P.O.S. The tour will be headlined by Saosin, and features additional support from Innerpartysystem and Eye Alaska, kicking off on November 6th in Los Angeles, CA.

"I love touring with different kinds of bands. Thatâ??s really what this tour is about for me is playing in front of crowds that don't expect us to sound like we do, and arenâ??t ready- then making them ready,â? said P.O.S. â??Innerpartysystem and Saosin are good friends of mine from previous tours. I like the wide range of styles represented in the lineup, and itâ??s even better to have friends around. But really what itâ??s gonna be about for me is finding the people in the room who have never seen a hip hop show and trying to melt their faces off with rap."

PacSun is giving local bands a chance to compete to be part of the tour with a PacTour battle of the bands contest. More details can be found at http://battleofthebands.pacsun.com/index.php. PacSun is also offering one lucky VIP winner the chance to fly to Los Angeles, spend the night in a hotel, receive VIP backstage access to the finally of the PacTour in Anaheim and go on a $1,000 shopping spree with Saosin at the local PacSun retailer. Second place winner to receive $500 and third place winner to receive a gift-pack from each band including their latest CD and signed t-shirt. To enter text â??pactourâ?? to 39668 and for more information on the â??sweepsâ? a.k.a. â??sweepstakesâ? head to http://pactour.pacsun.com/sweeps.php.

PacTour Dates:

Fri/11-6 Los Angeles, CA @ House of Blues
Sat/11-7 Chico, CA @ Senator Theatre
Sun/11-8 San Francisco, CA @ Fillmore
Tue/11-10 Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
Wed/11-11 Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
Fri/11-13 Salt Lake City, UT @ Murray Theatre
Sat/11-14 Denver, CO @ Gothic Theatre
Sun/11-15 Kansas City, MO @ Beaumont
Tue/11-17 Des Moines @ People's Court
Wed/11-18 Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
Thu/11-19 Chicago, IL @ House of Blues
Fri/11-20 Grand Rapids, MI @ Orbit Room
Sat/11-21 Detroit, MI @ St. Andrews Hall
Sun/11-22 Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
Tue/11-24 New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
Wed/11-25 Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero
Fri/11-27 Sayerville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
Sat/11-28 New Haven, CT @ Toad's
Sun/11-29 Pittsburgh, PA@ Altar Bar
Tue/12-1 Boston, MA @ House of Blues
Wed/12-2 State College, PA
Thu/12-3 Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock
Fri/12-4 Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
Sat/12-5 Norfolk, VA @ Norva
Sun/12-6 Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
Tue/12-8 Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room
Wed/12-9 St. Petersburg, FL @ State Theatre
Thu/12-10 Orlando, FL @ House of Blues
Sat/12-12 Dallas, TX @ The Door
Sun/12-13 Houston, TX @ Meridian
Tue/12-15 San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
Thu/12-17 Tucson, AZ @ Rialto Theatre
Fri/12-18 Phoenix, AZ @ The Marquee
Sat/12-19 San Diego, CA @ Soma
Sun/12-20 Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues

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