Not too shabby first a first tour run. Sleepwave, the former Underoath vocalist Spencer Chamberlain’s new outfit, will be touring as opening support for The Used and Taking Back Sunday, beginning this March. (Dates below.) It should be a solid show, with both The Used and Taking Back Sunday releasing new music this March. Taking Back Sunday’s last album of new music was their self-titled effort in 2011, and The Used have been actively writing and releasing music since their breakthrough self-titled album in 2002.

  • 3/14 Quiktrip Park – South By So What Dallas, TX
  • 3/15 Backstage Live – San Antonio, TX
  • 3/16 Bayou Music Centre – HWHAP Fest Houston, TX
  • 3/18 Marquee Theatre – Phoenix, AZ
  • 3/21 In The Venue – Salt Lake City, UT
  • 3/22 In The Venue – Salt Lake City, UT
  • 3/23 Knitting Factory – Boise, ID
  • 3/25 Warfield – San Francisco, CA
  • 3/27 Palladium – Los Angeles, CA
  • 3/28 House of Blues – San Diego, CA
  • 3/29 Extreme Thing – Las Vegas, NV
  • 4/1 Ogden Theatre – Denver, CO
  • 4/2 Sokol – Omaha, NE
  • 4/4 Eagles Ballroom – Milwaukee, WI
  • 4/5 Concord Music Hall – Chicago, IL
  • 4/6 Fillmore – Detroit, MI
  • 4/8 Kool Haus – Toronto, ON
  • 4/9 The Armory – Rochester, NY
  • 4/11 Webster Theatre – Hartford, CT
  • 4/12 House of Blues – Boston, MA
  • 4/13 Tower Theatre – Philadelphia, PA
  • 4/15 Best Buy Theatre – New York, NY
  • 4/19 Sands – Bethlehem, PA
  • 4/22 Fillmore – Silver Spring, MD
  • 4/24 The Tabernacle – Atlanta, GA
  • 4/26 Revolution – Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 4/27 House of Blues – Orlando, FL


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