All four bands released new material ranging from EPs to full-length albums in 2011. In the spring of last year, Anarbor released The Mixtape on March 8. Fans were able to download The Mixtape for free, which featured various covers including Mike Posner's "Cooler Than Me," Weezer's "Hash Pipe" and La Roux's "Bulletproof Love."
A few months later, We The Kings debuted their third full-length album, Sunshine State Of Mind. The band also recently released an interactive music video for their latest single, "Say You Like Me." Mayday Parade also released a self-titled full-length record on October 4 featuring tracks such as "Oh Well, Oh Well" and "When You See My Friends."
Most recently, The Downtown Fiction dropped the Pineapple EP on December 20 via iTunes. The EP features five tracks.
With all four bands having premiered new material in the past few months, fans have many songs to look forward to see live on the upcoming U.S. spring tour. Mayday Parade and We The Kings will be co-headlining the trek which kicks off on February 2. Today, the full list of tour dates were revealed and can be seen below:
Feb 2 - Headliners Music Hall - Louisville, KY Feb 3 - Zydeco - Birmingham, AL Feb 4 - Rocketown - Nashville, TN Feb 6 - New Daisy Theatre - Memphis, TN Feb 7 - The Marquee - Tulsa, OK Feb 8 - Peoples Court - Des Moines, IA Feb 9 - Northern Michigan University - Marquette, MI* Feb 10 - Mojoes - Joliet, IL Feb 11 - Firebird - St. Louis, MO Feb 13 - Revolution Music Room - Little Rock, AR Feb 14 - White Rabbit - San Antonio, TX Feb 15 - Jake's - Lubbock, TX Feb 16 - Sunshine Theatre - Albuquerque, NM Feb 17 - The Nile Theater - Mesa, AZ Feb 18 - El Rey - Los Angeles, CA Feb 19 - Ace of Spades - Sacramento, CA Feb 21 - Hawthorne Theatre - Portland, OR Feb 22 - El Corazon - Seattle, WA Feb 23 - Knitting Factory - Boise, ID Feb 25 - The Black Sheep - Colorado Springs, CO Feb 27 - The Waiting Room - Omaha, NE Feb 28 - Blue Note - Columbia, MO Feb 29 - Orbit Room - Grand Rapids, MI Mar 2 - Starland Ballroom - Sayreville, NJ Mar 3 - Mr. Small's Theatre - Pittsburgh, PA Mar 6 - The National - Richmond, VA Mar 7 - The Norva - Norfolk, VA Mar 8 - Lincoln Theatre - Raleigh, NC Mar 9 - Amos Southend - Charlotte, NC
*Marquette, MI show is a college show with only Mayday Parade. We The Kings, Downtown Fiction & Anarbor are not on this date.
Two additional shows will be announced this week according to Mayday Parade's official site. Pre-sale tickets will be available on January 12, while general on sale will be on January 13 and 14.
Don't miss out on your chance to see this tour when it comes to a town near you!