SOURCE: Canvasback Music/Atlantic Records

July 23, 2012 10:00 ET

Grouplove Announce Fall Headlining Tour; LA-Based Quintet Set to Kick Off First Leg of North American Tour on September 25th; "YouTube Presents Grouplove" Event Livestreams on July 30th; National Television Debut of New Single "Itchin' On A Photograph" Set for August 7th on Conan; #1 Modern Rock Hit "Tongue Tied" Continues to Enjoy Cross-Over Success

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Jul 23, 2012) - Canvasback Music/Atlantic recording artists Grouplove have unveiled details of their headlining fall tour. The first round of dates will kick off on September 25th at the Roseland Theater in Portland, OR, and continue into November (see itinerary below). Support on select legs of the tour comes from Canvasback Music/Atlantic labelmates Alt-J and NYC-based MSMR. Additional dates to be announced shortly.

Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning on Friday, July 27th; however, pre-sale tickets will be available for purchase on Tuesday, July 24th, with the first 50 fans in each market receiving an exclusive tour poster. Additionally, all pre-sale ticket buyers will receive a download code for a free 3-song EP, including this rare Space Brother remix of "Tongue Tied" -- http://snd.sc/MxdjQY. For more information about pre-sale tickets, please visit http://grouplove.artistarena.com/.

On July 30th, Grouplove will partner with YouTube for a special "YouTube Presents" live performance and Q&A session. The entire event will be live-streamed at www.youtube.com/presents beginning at 1pm PT. "YouTube Presents" gives music fans an opportunity to get more into the music and artists they love with live performances and interviews. Launching from their San Bruno headquarters, YouTube Presents now hosts concerts and Q&A's with musicians visiting their New York and Mountain View offices, as well as off site venues, bringing even more diverse talent to the platform and allowing artists to engage more with their fans. For more information, please visit www.youtube.com/presents.

In other news, Grouplove will perform their new single "Itchin' On A Photograph" on TBS' CONAN on August 7th. The appearance marks the national television debut of the song, which is already garnering early radio support from SiriusXM's AltNation. "Itchin' On A Photograph" is the third single off of Grouplove's critically acclaimed debut full length "NEVER TRUST A HAPPY SONG," and follows the band's breakthrough smash "Tongue Tied," which held the #1 spot on the Modern Rock charts for 3 consecutive weeks and remains in the top 5 at the format. Heralded as one of the "Greatest Songs of Summer" by Entertainment Weekly, "Tongue Tied" has been RIAA-certified Gold and continues to enjoy cross-over success on the Pop and Hot AC charts. Likewise, the companion music video for "Tongue Tied" has quickly become a mainstay on VH1 and enters into LARGE Rotation on the network's playlist today. The official music video for "Tongue Tied" can be viewed at http://youtu.be/1x1wjGKHjBI. Grouplove recently performed "Tongue Tied" on NBC's Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Today, as well as ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live earlier this year.

Grouplove is: Christian Zucconi (vocals, guitar), Hannah Hooper (vocals, keys), Sean Gadd (bass, vocals), Andrew Wessen (guitar, vocals), Ryan Rabin (drums)

For more information and the latest touring news, please visit www.grouplovemusic.com.

(TOUR ITINERARY BELOW)

  GROUPLOVE  
  FALL TOUR 2012  
  9/25 - 10/14 with Alt-J  
  10/16 - 11/3 with MSMR  
     
September    
25 Portland, OR Roseland Theatre
26 Seattle, WA Moore Theater
     
October    
1 San Francisco, CA Fillmore
4 Las Vegas, NV The Pool - The Cosmopolitan
8 St. Louis, MO Pagaent
9 Tulsa, OK Cain's Ballrom
11 Houston, TX House of Blues
12 Helotes, TX Josabi's
13 Dallas, TX House of Blues
14 New Orleans, LA HOB
16 Atlanta, GA Masquerade
17 Knoxville, TN Bijou Theater
23 Nashville, TN Cannery
24 Norfolk, VA NorVA
26 Pittsburgh, PA Altar Bar
27 Rochester, NY Water Street Music Hall
29 Washington, DC 930 Club
     
November    
1 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory
2 New York, NY Terminal 5
3 Boston, MA Royale

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