Kublai Khan are on the road a lot. To find out how they fill their time on the tour, check out their new video for the track “Balancing Survival and Happiness (Part I).” Watch for an appropriate mix of performing, mingling and jumping off cliffs.

If the video makes you want to see the band, be sure to catch them on their upcoming fall tour with Emmure, The Acacia Strain, Stray from the Path, and Fit for a King.

  • 11/21 Worcester, MA – The Palladium
  • 11/22 Philadelphia, PA – Theatre of the Living Arts
  • 11/23 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
  • 11/24 Hartford, CT – Webster Theatre
  • 11/25 Clifton Park, NY – Upstate Concert Hall
  • 11/26 Montreal, QC – Club Soda
  • 11/27 Toronto, ON – Opera House
  • 11/28 Cleveland, OH – Agora Ballroom
  • 11/29 Joliet, IL – Mojoes
  • 11/30 Milwaukee, WI – The Rave
  • 12/01 St. Paul, MN – Amsterdam
  • 12/03 Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
  • 12/05 Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory / Constellation Room
  • 12/06 San Diego, CA – SOMA
  • 12/07 Las Vegas, NV – Hard Rock Live
  • 12/08 Mesa, AZ – The Nile Theatre
  • 12/09 Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theater
  • 12/11 Dallas, TX – The Door
  • 12/12 Austin, TX – Empire Garage
  • 12/13 Corpus Christi, TX – House of Rock
  • 12/14 Houston, TX – Warehouse Live
  • 12/16 Tampa, FL – The Orpheum
  • 12/17 Orlando, FL – Firestone Live
  • 12/18 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
  • 12/19 Charlotte, NC – Amos Southend
  • 12/20 Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Soundstage
  • 12/21 New York, NY – Gramercy Theater


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