The Academy Is announces tour dates supporting KISS

Here’s a little bit of strange news.  Emo rockers The Academy Is just announced the dates to their upcoming tour supporting rock legends KISS. The band assured fans that the tour will in no way change the creative direction or release of their new album. The band also stated  “We recognize that this tour may seem larger than life, so we plan on booking some other shows for the off days on the tour”. A list of shows thus far can be found here.

The Academy Is’ last album Fast Times At Barrington High was released in 2008 on Fueled By Ramen.

7/29 — Pittsburgh, PA — First Niagara Pavilion
7/30 — Cincinnati, OH — Riverbend Music Center
7/31 — Hershey, PA — Hershey Park Stadium
8/06 — Philadelphia, PA — Susquehanna Bank Center
8/07 — Boston, MA — Comcast Center
8/09 — Indianapolis, IN — Indiana State Fairgrounds
8/13 — Buffalo, NY — Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
8/14 — Wantagh, NY — Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
8/15 — Scranton, PA — Toyota Pavilion
8/19 — Uncasville, CT — Mohegan Arena
8/20 — Holmdel, NJ — PNC Bank Arts Center
8/21 — Washington DC — Jiffy Lube Live
8/27 — Virginia Beach, VA — Virginia Beach Amphitheater
8/28 — Charlotte, NC — Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
8/29 — Raleigh, NC — Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek
9/02 — Milwaukee, WI — Marcus Amphitheatre
9/03 — Chicago, IL — First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
9/04 — St. Paul, MN — Minnesota State Fair
9/10 — Toronto, ON — Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
9/11 — Detroit, MI — DTE Energy Music Theatre
9/12 — Cleveland, OH — Blossom Music Center
9/17 — Houston, TX — Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
9/18 — Dallas, TX — Pizza Hut Park
9/19 — San Antonio, TX — AT&T Center
9/22 — Sandy, UT — Rio Tinto Stadium
9/24 — Phoenix, AZ — Cricket Wireless Pavilion


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One Comment

  1. xanmandellmusic
    xanmandellmusic5/26/2010 1:09 PM | Permalink

    This make KISS concerts seem like family fun fairs. Something for the parents, something for the kids…

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