Mono vs Stereo band Deas Vail’s new video “Excuses” on mtvU this week, vote for the band at   Birds & Cages has people talking and taking notice, Alternative Press says “Get yourself some DV love” and Absolute Punk wants you to “take this as an opportunity to discover the talent that hides within a cage”.

With a nonstop touring schedule Deas Vail is poised to let their voice be heard. The band is now on tour with Copeland and looking forward to a summer trek on the Vans Warped Tour ’10.

Deas Vail is: Wes Blaylock – Vocals, Keys, Laura Blaylock – Keys, Synth, Kelsey Harelson – Drums, Andy Moore – Guitar and Justin Froning – Bass.

See them live:

With Copeland:

3/30                 Clubhouse                               Tempe, AZ

4/1                   Emo’s                                      Austin, TX

4/2                   The Door                                 Dallas, TX

4/3                   The Marquee                          Tulsa, OK

4/5                   Rocketown                              Nashville, TN

4/6                   Square Room                         Knoxville, TN

4/7                   Masquerade                            Atlanta, GA

4/8                   State Theater                          St Petersburg, FL

4/9                   Culture Room                         Ft. Lauderdale, FL

4/10                 The Social                               Orlando, FL

4/11                 The Social                               Orlando, FL

Vans Warped Tour 2010

8/1                   Canterbury Park                     Minneapolis, MN

8/2                   Sandstone Amphitheater        Kansas City, MO

8/5                   Race City Speedway              Calgary, Alberta

8/7                   Utah State Fairgrounds           SLC, UT

8/8                   Invesco Field                           Denver, CO

8/11                 Pomona Fairplex                    Pomona, CA

8/12                 Sleep Train Amphitheater       Sacramento, CA

8/13                 Idaho Center Amphitheater    Boise, ID

8/14                 Gorge                                      George, WA

8/15                 Washington County Fairgrounds   Portland, OR



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