SWMRS Announce US Headlining Tour‏

Bay Area quartet SWMRS have announced a US headlining tour with support from San Diego’s The Frights. Bandsintown announced the tour dates earlier this week alongside an interview with SWMRS singer Cole Becker. Tickets for all shows are on sale now and available HERE.
Their debut album Drive North is due for release on February 12th, 2016 via Uncool Records. The album is available for preorder HERENoisey broke news of the release and premiered the band’s new single “Figuring it Out,” praising the track as a “poppy foot-tapper filled with skate-gang vocals.”
Recorded in the band’s hometown of Oakland, CA, Drive North was produced by FIDLAR frontman Zac Carper. The album will feature previously released tracks “Miley” and “Uncool.” i-D Magazinepremiered “Miley” in September, praising the song as “the most punk tribute to Miley Cyrus ever.” The band’s DIY music video for the track can be seen HERE. The album will also feature an abridged version of “Harry Dean,” a previously 17-minute epic the band originally recorded to soundtrack Saint Laurent Paris’s Spring/Summer 2016 presentation.
To celebrate the release of Drive North, SWMRS will host Uncool Fest: a two-night hometown release party at seminal Bay Area DIY space 924 Gilman on February 5th and 6th, 2016. SWMRS will headline both nights of the event, performing alongside a hand-picked selection of bands including, The Frights, No Parents, Dog Party, and more. A complete lineup and tickets for Uncool Fest can be found HERE.
Prior to hitting the road with The Frights in February, the band will embark on a co-headlining tour of the West Coast with Melissa Brooks & The Aquadolls. The band will also help The Frights celebrate the release of their new album You Are Going to Hate This, appearing at You Are Going to Hate This Fest in San Diego, CA on February 13th, 2016 and Valentine’s Day Rumble in Los Angeles, CA on February 14th. A complete list of upcoming SWMRS tour dates can be found HERE.
SWMRS US Tour w/ The Frights
February 16, 2016Club CongressTucson, AZ
February 18, 2016Three LinksDallas, TX
February 19, 2016MohawkAustin, TX
February 20, 2016The KorovaSan Antonio, TX
February 21, 2016House of RockCorpus Christi, TX
February 22, 2016Parish at House of BluesNew Orleans, LA
February 24, 2016The Local 662St Petersburg, FL
February 26, 2016BackboothOrlando, FL
February 27, 20161904 Music HallJacksonville, FL
February 28, 2016The Masquerade – PurgatoryAtlanta, GA
March 1, 2016Shaka’sVirginia Beach, VA
March 2, 2016Black Cat BackstageWashington, DC
March 3, 2016Studio @ Webster HallNew York, NY
March 4, 2016The FirePhiladelphia, PA
March 5, 2016Brighton BarLong Branch, NJ
March 6, 2016Middle East – UpstairsCambridge, MA
March 9, 2016La Sala RossaMontreal, QUE
March 13, 2016Majestic CafeDetroit, MI
March 15, 2016Smiling MoosePittsburgh, PA
March 16, 2016Now That’s  ClassCleveland, OH
March 17, 20161st War at Chop ShopChicago, IL
March 18, 2016FirebirdSt Louis, MO
March 19, 2016Lefty’sDes Moines, IA
March 20, 2016The GarageBurnsville, MN
March 21, 2016Lookout LoungeOmaha, NE
March 22, 2016Lost Lake LoungeDenver, CO
March 23, 2016The Black SheetColorado Springs, CO

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