They'll be joined by Santogold and Sheryl Crow

Beastie Boys have announced additional dates on their forthcoming ‘Get Out And Vote’ tour, designed to encourage people to vote in the November 4 US presidential election.

The band will be joined by artists including Santogold, Sheryl Crow, Ben Harper, Jack Johnson, Norah Jones, Crosby & Nash and Tenacious D, depending on the date.

Representatives from Rock The Vote will also be on hand to distribute information on local polling sites, including early voting locations.

Tickets for the events are available via Ticketmaster.

The dates are:

Charlotte, NC Amos Southend (With Sheryl Crow, Jack Johnson and Norah Jones) (October 27)

Richmond, VA Richmond Coliseum (With Sheryl Crow, Norah Jones, Jack Johnson and Santogold) (October 28)

Youngstown, OH Chevrolet Center (with Sheryl Crow, Ben Harper, Norah Jones) (October 29)

Dayton, OH Hara Arena (With Sheryl Crow, Ben Harper) (30)

St. Paul, MN Roy Wilkins Auditorium (With Ben Harper and Tenacious D) (November 1)

Milwaukee, WI U.S. Cellular Arena (With Ben Harper, Crosby & Nash and Tenacious D) (November 2)

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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