ABANDON KANSAS VIDEO FOR ‘CLOSE YOUR EYES’ INCLUDED IN mtvU’s THE FRESHMEN MARCH 15 – MARCH 19
BAND TO KICK OFF US TOUR MARCH 16 – APRIL 24
GOTEE RECORDS DEBUT ‘WE’RE ALL GOING SOMEWHERE’ OUT NOW
“Abandon
Kansas won’t be happy until every last one of you witness the monstrous rock riffs and killer melodies they’re playing on We’re All Going Somewhere” – Alternative Press, April 2010
Already deemed by Alternative Press as “One of The Bands You Need To Know in 2010” Abandon Kansas is making their presence known and helping to create change through music.  Their Gotee Records debut CD ‘We’re All Going Somewhere’ out now, 25-city US club tour to kick off on March 16 (dates below).   New video for the track ‘Close Your Eyes’ to be part of mtvU’s The Freshmen with voting from March 15 – March 19.
To cast your vote for Abandon Kansas go to this link:   http://www.mtvu.com/category/music/the-freshmen/
Check out the personal message from the band:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYDsXI9n–g
“As far as long term goals, none of us have any desire to be rich and famous. If we can keep connecting with people through music then we’ll be content. There are way too many bands out there already so we’re trying to make what we do a little bigger than music.” – states Jeremy Spring, vocalist for Abandon Kansas. Delivering something larger than just music is exactly what they do on their debut release from Gotee Records. With fearless hearts, ingenious songwriting, and poignant wit, Spring and company shine.  This is indie pop/rock that will surprise you with its candor and cause you to contemplate the deepest recesses of your heart with every listen to the Weʼre All Going Somewhere.
Hear the EP here: http://gotee.com/resource/Abandon_Kansas/somewhere.html An extensive touring schedule has helped to create a nice buzz on the band, earning new fans at every stop. The band played over 300 shows in 2009 and will embark on non-stop touring through out 2010.  One heart at a time, one city at a time, day after day the band plans to bring their music and their message to the masses.
See them live: 3/16                      Rock Island Live                              Wichita, KS
3/18                      Jackpot Saloon                                 Lawrence, KS
3/21                      AMP’d @ Regeneration                                Ft. Smith, AR
3/23                      Harvest Pensacola                          Pensacola, FL
3/26                      The Hanger                                        Mobile, AL
3/27                     Murray Hill Theater                       Jacksonville, FL
3/28                      Elm Street                                           Covington, GA
3/30                     Live on First                                      Cleveland, TN
3/31                      New Brookland Tavern                 Columbia, SC
4/1                         Tremont Music Hall                       Charlotte, NC
4/2                        Club Relevant                                   Virginia Beach, VA
4/3                        Boondocks                                         York Haven, PA
4/5                        theshotshot                                       Zanesville, OH
4/6                        The Loft                                               Bay City, MI
4/8                        The Mixtape Café                             Grand Rapids, MI
4/10                      The Gear                                              Franklin, IN
4/14                      Northview Church                          Danville, IN
4/15                      Bethel Temple                                   Canton, OH
4/17                      Mid Atlantic Community             Crofton, MD
4/18                      Cornerstone Baptist                       Darlington, SC
4/19                      The Warehouse                                                East Ridge, TN
4/21                      The Plaza Theater                            Orlando, FL
4/22                      Murray Hill Theater                       Jacksonville, FL
4/23                      The Channel                                       Greenville, SC  
This just in from the manager of the band:
Abandon Kansas video “Close Your Eyes” has been selected as one of MTV’s The Freshman videos. We need to get votes this week so the video will go into rotation. You can vote over and over again. Please get the word out to anyone and everyone. Thanks!