William Becket (ex-The Academy Is…) announces solo EP, headlining tour

William Beckett, former frontman for now-defunct Chicago emo outfit The Academy Is…, has announced details of his debut EP. Entitled “Walk The Talk,” the four-song release is due out April 17th. Check out the cover art pictured at the left.

Here’s the tracklist:

1. Compromising Me / 2. Girl, You Shoulda Been A Drummer  / 3. Oh, Love! / 4. You Never Give Up

In addition, Beckett has announced a string of solo headlining shows to support the new release. The jaunt kicks off in Minnesota on May 4th and runs through May 29th in Chicago. Click here for the full rundown.
May 4 Minneapolis, MN Varsity
May 5 Madison, WI Redamte Coffee House
May 6 Grand Rapids, MI Pyramid Scheme
May 7 Pontiac, MI Pike Room
May 9 Columbus, OH Rumba Café
May 10 Cleveland, OH Grog Shop
May 11 Buffalo, NY Mohawk Place
May 12 Toronto, ON Mod Club
May 13 Burlington, VT Higher Ground
May 14 Philadelphia, PA World Café Live
May 16 Boston, MA Middle East
May 17 Teaneck, NJ Mexicali Live
May 18 New York, NY Studio at Webster Hall
May 19 Hamden, CT The Space
May 20 Vienna, VA Jammin’ Java
May 21 Chapel Hill, NC Local 506
May 23 Columbia, SC 5 Points Pub
May 24 Orlando, FL The Social
May 25 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade
May 26 Nashville, TN The End
May 27 Memphis, TN Hi-Tone Café
May 29 Chicago, IL Schubas


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