CHEERLEADER Announces US Tour with Caveman

Indie haze-pop quintet CHEERLEADER is excited to announce a brand new tour in support of their critically acclaimed debut album The Sunshine of Your Youth on Bright Antenna Records, kicking off on September 8 in Columbus, OH’s and circling around the States and wrapping up in Washington, DC on October 22. On this upcoming run supporting Caveman, Cheerleader also promises new material. “The past couple months have been spent writing new tunes,” says Joe Haller. “And some we’ll be playing live for the very first time!”

Starting off in middle school when Haller jammed with Chris Duran in his parents’ basement, they eventually moved to Philadelphia and made a splash with a self-produced three-song demo in their apartment under the name Cheerleader. With an open road ahead, they augmented the band and added multi-instrumentalist Josh Pannepacker, Carl Bahner (drums) and Paul Impellizeri (bass), recording The Sunshine of Your Youth in Los Angeles with ten-time Grammy-nominated producer Mark Needham (The Killers, Walk The Moon, Fleetwood Mac).  Following the Caveman tour, the band will finish writing and head into the studio to record the eagerly anticipated follow-up. “This is an exciting time for sure,” says Haller. “We’ve already grown so much over the past year and we can’t wait to bring these new songs to life on record!”

Sep 08   The Basement         Columbus, OH
Sep 09   Zanzabar                 Louisville, KY
Sep 11   Schuba’s                  Chicago, IL
Sep 12   The Frequency        Madison, WI
Sep 13   Cactus Club             Union Grove, WI
Sep 14   7th Street Entry       Minneapolis, MN
Sep 16   Slowdown                Omaha, NE
Sep 17   Larimer Lounge       Denver, CO
Sep 18   Urban Lounge          Salt Lake City, UT
Sep 20   The Crocodile           Seattle, WA
Sep 21   Mississippi Studios    Portland, OR
Sep 23   The Chapel               San Francisco, CA
Sep 24   The Crepe Place       Santa Cruz, CA
Sep 25   Bootleg Theatre        Los Angeles, CA
Sep 26   The Casbah              San Diego, CA
Sep 28   Valley Bar                  Phoenix, AZ
Sep 30   House Of Blues         Dallas, TX
Oct 04   The Masquerade       Atlanta, GA
Oct 05   Syndicate Lounge     Birmingham, AL
Oct 06   Hi-Ho Lounge           New Orleans, LA
Oct 10   Proud Larry’s            Oxford, MS
Oct 11   12th & Porter            Nashville, TN
Oct 12   Woodward Theater  Cincinnati, OH
Oct 13   The Hi-Fi                  Indianapolis, IN
Oct 14   Mahall’s                    Lakewood, OH
Oct 15   Marble Bar               Detroit, MI
Oct 16   Horseshoe Tavern    Toronto, Canada
Oct 18   Great Scott               Allston, MA
Oct 19   Ballroom at Outer Space    Hamden, CT
Oct 20   Music Hall of Williamsburg  Brooklyn, NY
Oct 21   Johnny Brenda’s       Philadelphia, PA
Oct 22   DC 9                          Washington, DC

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