Los Angeles-based pop-rock outfit Letters Burning have teamed up with fashion brand YMI for the Rock Your School Tour which will see the band perform free shows at 40 Southern California high schools. The tour was conceived as a way to take free music, performing arts awareness and positive creative expression to teenagers while many schools see the budgets for their arts programs cut. The 60-day tour kicked off on 2/15, and each performance will take place during the school’s lunch hour, followed by a meet-and-greet and giveaways from YMI and Alternative Press.

For more information on the tour and to enter contests to win prizes including $500 cash, tour merch, a YMI wardrobe and free AP subscription, click here!



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