Fake Problems announce headline tour in support of “It’s Great To Be Alive”

Music News | Jun 3rd, 2009

Fake Problems will hit the road this summer in support of their debut SideOneDummy release, “It’s Great To Be Alive” (Feb. 2009). The band has been on the road since they wrapped the recording and this tour will be their first set of headlining shows in support of the album. They will be joined on two separate legs by Kiss Kiss and Ninja Gun. After brilliant reviews of “It’s Great To Be Alive” from NME, Kerrang, and Rocksound; Fake Problems will hop the pond for series of shows including Reading and Leeds festivals, as well as a UK tour supporting Frank Turner.

Fake Problems recently made an appearance on Fuel TV’s Daily Habit and did an amazing live session on Daytrotter.com and in similar fashion to label mates, The Gaslight Anthem they have been gaining rave reviews from both the media and listeners alike. A recent review in Alternative Press Magazine said this about the band, “Fake Problems skillfully bob and weave through a ton of ideas: the vulnerability of Ryan Adams; the quirkiness of Modest Mouse and World/Inferno Friendship Society; the angularity of Franz Ferdinand and ‘Suffragette City’ -era David Bowie.”

Here are the confirmed dates:

6/25 Columbia,SC- New Brookland Tavern
6/26 Atlanta, GA- Drunken Unicorn
6/27 Chapel Hill, NC- Local 506
6/28 Virginia Beach, VA- The Jewish Mother
6/29 Baltimore, MD- The Ottobar
6/30 Philadelphia, PA- The Trocadero Balcony Bar
7/1 New York, NY- The Mercury Lounge
7/2 Cambridge, MA- Middle East Upstairs
7/4 Quebec, QC- Le Cercle
7/6 Montreal, QC- Underworld
7/7 Toronto, ON- Sneaky Dee’s
7/8 Buffalo, NY- Mohawk Place
7/9 Cleveland, OH- Time Warner Cable Amphitheatre
7/10 Lansing, MI- Mac’s Bar
7/11 Chicago, IL- Beat Kitchen
7/12 Minneapolis, MN- Triple Rock
7/13 Milwaukee, WI- Stonefly Brewery
7/14 Iowa City, IA- Picador
7/16 St. Louis, MO- Off Broadway Nightclub
7/17 Lawrence, KS- Jackpot Music Hall
7/18 Denver, CO- Larimer Lounge
7/20 Salt Lake City, UT- Burt’s Tiki Lounge
7/21 Reno, NV – Tonic Lounge
7/22 ­ San Francisco, CA – Botom of the Hill
7/23 Ventura, CA- Bombay Bar & Grill
7/24 Hollywood, CA- Knitting Factory Front Room
7/25 Riverside, CA- Back to the Grind
7/26 Phoenix, AZ- Modified Arts
7/27 ­ Albuquerque, NM – Launchpad
7/29 Austin, TX- Emo’s
7/30 Denton, TX- Rubber Gloves
7/31 Little Rock, AR- Vino’s
8/2 Birmingham, AL- BottleTree
8/4 Tallahassee, FL- Big Daddy’s
8/5 Gainesville, FL- 1982 Bar
8/6 Orlando, FL- The Backbooth

More info can be found here.


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