DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL Announces Summer Headline Tour All American Rejects And The Maine Tapped For Support
Fan Presale Begins May 10th
DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL will be hitting the road once again this summer on a cross-country trek. In tow will be All American Rejects and The Maine. In addition, The Social Animals will be tagging along for a week of dates. The tour kicks off at OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, CA on July 13th and will conclude on August 15thin Highland Park, IL (dates below).
Fan presale begins on May 10th at 10am local time and public on sale kicks off on May 12th at 10am local time. Fans can snag tickets early by entering the code DCAAR. In addition, Dashboard Confessional has once again partnered with CID Entertainment to offer VIP Experiences on tour. Both levels of VIP feature a private performance and Q&A with Dashboard Confessional and a custom tour lithograph signed by Chris Carrabba. Top tier packages include a photo opportunity with Chris Carrabba backstage. View full package details here: http://www.cidentertainment.com/events/dashboard-confessional-tour-2017
After the release of his debut album 2000’s Swiss Army Romance, Dashboard Confessional, the solo moniker for Chris Carrabba gained the loyalty of fans through his honest heartfelt lyrics. The following year, Carrabba entered the studio to record The Places You Have Come to Fear the Most, the follow-up to their critically acclaimed debut. As a result of the sudden success of his second solo effort, Dashboard Confessional exploded and was everywhere from MTV to VH1 to MTV2 to magazine covers (Spin, Alternative Press, Guitar World Acoustic). Fans even copied Carrabba’s style down to his haircut.
By 2002 three other musicians had joined the band and Carrabba was asked to perform on MTV Unplugged and the subsequent live release marked the first time that many of the songs were recorded with a full band. Later that year, the band’s first breakout single “Screaming Infidelities” off of The Places You Have Come to Fear the Most won the MTV2 Award at the 2002MTV Video Music Awards. Their third studio album A Mark, A Mission, A Brand, A Scar peaked at #2 on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums chart and was certified gold by RIAA. The band went on to release three more albums (Dusk and Summer, The Shade of Poison Trees, Alter the Ending) over the next six years. To date, Dashboard Confessional has three RIAA certified gold-selling albums (Swiss Army Romance, The Places You Have Come to Fear the Most, A Mark, A Mission, A Brand, A Scar) and has had numerous songs featured on TV (Cougar Town, One Tree Hill, Scrubs, All My Children, Laguna Beach, NCIS, Cold Case, Clone High) and in movies (Shrek 2, Spider-Man 2, Made of Honor, Sydney White).
Dashboard Confessional is Chris Carrabba (vocals, guitar), Scott Schoenbeck (bass), Armon Jay (guitar, keys), Ben Homola (drums).
Jul 13 OC Fair & Event Center Costa Mesa, CA Jul 14 Masonic Auditorium San Francisco, CA Jul 15 The Pearl Concert Theater Las Vegas, NV Jul 17 Idaho Botanical Garden Boise, ID Jul 18 Sandy City Amphitheater Sandy, UT Jul 21 Myth St. Paul, MN Jul 22 Stir Cove at Harrah’s Casino Council Bluffs, IA Jul 23 The Pageant St. Louis, MO Jul 25 Express Live! Columbus, OH Jul 26 Fillmore Detroit Detroit, MI Jul 29 Tag’s Summer Stage Big Flats, NY Jul 30 Sands Event Center Bethlehem, PA Aug 03 Central Park Summer Stage New York, NY Aug 04 Foxwoods Resort Casino Mashantucket, CT Aug 05 Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion Gilford, NH Aug 06 Blue Hills Bank Pavilion Boston, MA Aug 08 Stage AE Pittsburgh, PA Aug 09 Festival Pier Philadelphia, PA Aug 10 Wolf Trap Vienna, VA Aug 12 Ascend Amphitheater Nashville, TN Aug 13 Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amp. Charlotte, NC Aug 15 Ravinia Festival Highland Park, IL