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Headline tour with support from Mewithoutyou, Teen Suicide, and Museum Mouth.
“As a gigantic fan of mewithoutYou, I’m still stoked that we’ve become not only peers and frequent collaborators – but close friends,” shares Say Anything mastermind vocalist, lyricist, and musician Max Bemis. “It’s rare to find a band whose live show and body of work “fits” as well with ours as theirs. This tour will be charged with energy and I’m already excited to get it started.”
Opening the tour is Museum Mouth, Bemis’ latest signing to Rory Records, his personal imprint label within Equal Vision Records. Museum Mouth will release a new full-length this year, with details to be announced soon. Museum Mouth offers a unique blend of lo-fi indie rock with grungy pop undertones, and is comprised of vocalist/drummer Karl Kuehn, guitarist Graham High, and bassist Kory Urban.
“Museum Mouth is a game-changing band for me as a fan of punk and indie rock,” Bemis has declared. “The mixture of “actually mature” humor and self-deprecation with cathartic, forward thinking energy and sonic choices, makes them a great band to represent a generation of smart kids with complex feelings that need to be addressed, but don’t want to be bored to tears in doing so. Karl as a songwriter and frontman is as unique as any I’ve come across and listening to this band makes me want to just dance my heart out. Add this to the fact that Karl is among a very rare breed of punk rock frontmen to unapologetically defy the sexual stereotype of the sullen, whiny heterosexual male, and I think it’s easy to see why I had to sign this band and recommend them to any listener who craves music that’s authentic, immediate and brilliant.”
The upcoming tour follows the highly successful anniversary tour celebrating the 10th anniversary of Say Anything’s …is a Real Boy and the band’s memorable Summer venture that featured accompaniment from a live string quartet to their full band set up, supporting Hebrews – the band’s fifth studio album overall and second studio album released on Equal Vision Records.
Featured in Say Anything’s upcoming Spring tour lineup will be Parker Case (keys, guitar), Kenny Bridges (guitar), Reed Murray (drums), Garron DuPree (bass) and of course, Max Bemis (vocals).
Say Anything has sold over half a million albums of their discography and traveled the world countless times over, performing with bands such as Thrice, Manchester Orchestra and more.
Sound Rink pre-sales for Say Anything’s headline tour are on sale today at 12pm local time on sayanything.shofetti.com. Public on sale will go live on January 15 at 12pm local time.
All upcoming tour dates can be found below.
Say Anything w/mewithoutYou, Teen Suicide, and Museum Mouth
Apr 20 Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey
Apr 22 Tempe, AZ @ The Marquee
Apr 23 San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
Apr 24 Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues
Apr 26 Los Angeles, CA @ Echoplex
Apr 27 San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s
Apr 29 Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
Apr 30 Seattle, WA @ The Showbox
May 02 Salt Lake City, UT @ Club Sound
May 03 Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall
May 05 St. Louis, MO @ The Ready Room
May 06 Chicago, IL @ Concord Music Hall
May 07 Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
May 08 Pontiac, MI @ Crofoot Ballroom
May 10 Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues
May 11 Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE
May 12 Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of Living Arts
May 13 New York, NY @ Webster Hall
May 14 Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
May 15 Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
May 17 Washington DC @ 9:30 Club
May 19 Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
May 20 Wilmington, NC @ Ziggy’s By The Sea
May 21 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
May 22 Nashville, TN @ Marathon Music Works
May 24 Orlando, FL @ Beacham Theater
May 25 Tampa, FL @ The Ritz Ybor
May 27 Houston, TX @ House of Blues
May 28 Austin, TX @ Scoot Inn
We’re working on a new song for… something. Years ago, we embraced the cliche of having a bunch of people yell along to the choruses of our punks songs. We haven’t done it in a while, so we decided if we’re going to bring it back, we’d like to employ the best yellers in the business: you guys, who have proven your yell-y mettle at show after show.
So basically here’s the instructions on how to join the giant gang of folks who are going to yell on this new song. We’ll take submissions this week (Dec 1st – 6th).
Step 1 Download the “guide file” below
Step 2 Open audio file in the Audio Workstation of your choice (Garageband, Logic, Pro Tools, etc.)
Step 3 Record your vocal to a single new track (don’t get too close to the mic)
Step 4 Mute the original guide track
Step 5 Export file to one of the following formats: WAV, AAC, AIFF
Step 6 Change filename to your first and last name
Step 7 Upload your new file using the form below:
Send your yelling to us and then when you yell along to the song at our show, you’ll be yelling along to your own vocals. Yell.
Download the gang vocal part:
Upload File here: https://www.cloudwok.com/u/Gdnq
[cloudwok wok_id="Gdnq" show_uploads="True" simple_file_upload_button="True"]
p.s. Make sure use your name as the filename (john_doe.wav). At some point, we’ll post them. Thanks!
Max talks about the idea behind adding strings to the full band line up for upcoming JUNE tour giving fans the chance to hear old and new songs in a fresh way. Also in this clip – Max writes/plays string parts on midi in the studio with Darren King. http://youtu.be/-Nl6f2PVZVo
SAY ANYTHING TO PERFORM WITH FULL BAND & SPECIAL LIVE STRING QUARTET ACCOMPANIMENT
MAR 31 – Following the highly successful anniversary tour celebrating the 10th anniversary of Say Anything’s …is a Real Boy, the band has now announced their next major venture: a full US Summer headliner performing with accompaniment from a live string quartet and a full band with guitars. Supporting Say Anything on the five week run will be Modern Baseball, Cymbals Eat Guitars, and Hard Girls.
The upcoming tour will be Say Anything’s official tour in support of Hebrews – the band’s fifth studio album overall and second studio album released on Equal Vision Records, which exclusively featured all string arrangements, instead of guitars. This tour will be the first time the songs have been performed live with strings.
Say Anything, fronted by mastermind vocalist, lyricist, and musician Max Bemis, has sold over half a million albums of their discography and traveled the world countless times over, performing with bands such as Thrice, Manchester Orchestra and more. This past September, a live performance by the band was also recently featured on NBC’s Last Call with Carson Daly.
Ducat King presales for Say Anything’s headline tour are on sale today at 12pm local time on SayAnything.ducatking.com. Public on sale will go live on April 3 at 12pm local time.
All upcoming tour dates can be found below.
TOUR DATES PRESALE TICKET LINK
Say Anything w/Modern Baseball, Cymbals Eat Guitars, and Hard Girls
Jun 24 Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey Bar N Grill
Jun 25 Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s
Jun 26 Austin, TX @ Scoot Inn
Jun 27 New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues
Jun 28 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
Jun 30 Lake Buena Vista, FL @ House of Blues
July 01, Jacksonville, FL @ Underbelly
Jul 02 Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
Jul 03 Norfolk, VA @ The Norva
Jul 05 Baltimore, MD @ Baltimore Soundstage
Jul 06 Lancaster, PA @ Chameleon Club
Jul 07 Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
Jul 09 Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
Jul 10 Boston, MA @ House of Blues
Jul 11 New York, NY @ Best Buy Theater
Jul 12 Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory
Jul 14 Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Concert Theatre
Jul 15 Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection
Jul 16 Chicago, IL @ House of Blues
Jul 17 Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
Jul 18 Omaha, NE @ The Waiting Room
Jul 19 Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall
Jul 21 Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex – Grand Room
Jul 23 Seattle, WA @ The Showbox
Jul 24 Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater
Jul 25 San Francisco, CA @ Regency Ballroom
Jul 26 Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory
Jul 28 Los Angeles, CA @ The Regent Theatre
Jul 29 San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
Jul 30 Phoenix, AZ @ The Pressroom
Jul 31 Las Vegas, NV @ Hard Rock Live
10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY TOUR OF “IS A REAL BOY” COMES TO A CLOSE TONIGHT IN HOME TOWN, HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA!
LAST SHOW ON THIS TOUR EVERYONE! This has been an amazing run with almost every show selling out and we’re so thankful you guys have been with us all these years. Tonight’s final show at the House of Blues on Sunset might be our final show ever (at this club) depending on when they are demolishing it for hotel/condos. Regardless, this will be our 3rd consecutive show in LA on this tour.
There are still a few tickets remaining for tonight’s show as this is being posted. Again, thanks so much for such an amazing turn out. It’s been SO amazing touring with our friends in Saves the Day and Reggie and the Full Effect! Tickets: http://bit.ly/1vWoDdg or at doors! See you tonight!!!
photos by Andrew Cramb @andrew_ftw
Our “SONG SHOP, where you can buy a personalized song written by Max, is now officially open for a limited time! Get a song now while they’re available at www.maxbemissongshop.com and read more about the ‘Shop!
This post was que’d up yesterday but never published so there are something like only 30 songs left. Not like anyone goes to a band’s .com for news .
Our “Is A Real Boy” 10 yr anniversary tour w/ Saves The Day, Reggie and the Full Effect has been SO amazing! Hope to see you guys out there soon. Pls get tickets fast as shows have, so far, sold out and many more have been sold out for a month or more. We do have tickets for tonight: THE FILLMORE – Charlotte, NC. Tickets: http://bit.ly/1rjAjFY(photo – Chris Phelps, the Mohawk, Austin, TX)