Monday, March 28, 2011

Rise Records tour kicks off in May wuth Memphis May Fire and more

Red hot Portland, OR based indie label Rise Records has announced plans for a Spring tour which is presented by The trek will be headlined by Dallas, TX heavy music titans Memphis May Fire, who will release their Rise debut The Hollow on April 26th. Rounding out the bill is St. Petersburg, FL progressive rock band Decoder, Sacramento, CA post-hardcore outfit Ten After Two (whose Rise Records full-length debut Truth Is... will be released March 29) and the label’s most recent signing, Poughkeepsie, NY pop/hardcore hybrid, That’s Outrageous! The tour kicks off May 7 in St Louis, MO and winds down June 19th in Houston, TX. "It is such an honor to be headlining the Rise Records Tour! We were fans of the label long before we signed, & having the opportunity to represent their annual tour is a dream come true!” explains Memphis May Fire front man Matty Mullins. “The Rise Tour will start shortly after the release of our new album ‘The Hollow’ so we're looking forward to seeing everyone sing along to the new songs at the shows! See y'all soon!" Originally started in 1991 by Craig Ericson, and then resurrected in 1999 after his graduation from college, Rise Records has gone on to become one of the leading indie labels in the country, with a diverse roster that includes such acts as The Devil Wears Prada, Attack Attack! Dance Gavin Dance, Emarosa, Miss May I, The Bled, Man Overboard, This Is Hell, Transit, Sharks, Sleeping with Sirens, Piebald and many others. The Rise Records Tour presented by MerchNow dates: Saturday May 07 St.Louis, MO FUBAR Monday, May 09 Atlanta, GA Masquerade Wednesday, May 11 Macon, GA The 567 Thursday, May 12 Pensacola, FL Grunge Bar Friday, May 13 Tampa, FL Brass Mug Saturday, May 14 Sarasota, FL The Nightlife Sunday, May 15 Jacksonville, FL The Pit Monday, May 16 Orlando, FL Backbooth Tuesday, May 17 Columbia, SC New Brookland Tavern Wednesday, May 18 Charlotte, NC Amos' Friday, May 20 Linthicum,MD St. Christopher’s Saturday, May 21 Philadelphia, PA Barbary Sunday, May 22 South Hackensack, NJ School of Rock Monday, May 23 New York, NY Studio at Webster Hall Tuesday, May 24 Poughkeepsie, NY The Loft Thursday, May 26 Buffalo, NY The Loft Friday, May 27 Altoona, PA The Archway Center Saturday, May 28 Columbus, OH Basement Sunday, May 29 Joliet, IL Mojoes Tuesday, May 31 Minneapolis, MN Station 4 Thursday, June 02 Omaha, NE Sokol Underground Saturday, June 04 Salt Lake City, UT Avalon Sunday, June 05 Boise, ID Venue Tuesday, June 07 Seattle, WA Studio Seven Wednesday June 08, Portland, OR Branx Friday, June 10 Orangevale, CA Boardwalk Saturday, June 11 Los Gatos, CA The Venue Sunday, June 12 Anaheim, CA Chain Reaction Tuesday, June 14 Phoenix, AZ Nile Thursday, June 16 Ft. Worth The Aardvark Friday, June 17 San Antonio, TX White Rabbit Saturday, June 18 McAllen, TX VFW Sunday, June 19 Houston, TX Warehouse Live

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