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September 10, 2015 18:05 ET

Nate Ruess Kicks Off Fall Tour

Epic North American Itinerary Includes Headline Dates, Festival Appearances, and Support Run With Hozier; Trek Highlighted by Campus Consciousness Tour (CCT) Fall 2015; Dates Begin Tomorrow at Lincoln, NE's Pinewood Bowl Amphitheater; Acclaimed Solo Debut Album, "GRAND ROMANTIC," Available Now

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Sep 10, 2015) - GRAMMY® Award-winning recording artist Nate Ruess is celebrating the end of summer with a major North American live schedule, highlighted by headline dates, festival appearances, and the Campus Consciousness Tour (CCT) Fall 2015. The schedule follows the recent release of Ruess' acclaimed debut solo album, "GRAND ROMANTIC," available now from Fueled By Ramen.

The wide-ranging trek gets underway with a series of shows supporting Hozier, beginning tomorrow, September 11th, at Lincoln, NE's Pinewood Bowl Amphitheater (see attached itinerary). Campus Consciousness Tour (CCT) Fall 2015 -- a REVERB & NextGen Climate Partnership to promote climate action and a clean energy economy -- begins September 22nd at York, PA's Penn State York and then visits colleges in Iowa, Michigan, Illinois, Ohio, and Wisconsin through October. The tour marks Ruess' fourth turn as CCT headliner, including previous runs with fun. and The Format. Ruess will be meeting with student leaders at campuses throughout the tour to learn about their work promoting environmental awareness.

"I can't wait to get on the road and play these new songs live," says Ruess. "I'm thrilled that I could partner with Campus Consciousness again, as we've had a long history together, and I admire the work that they do supporting student activists."

Ruess -- who is of course known around the globe as the singer/songwriter of indie pop supergroup fun. -- is also set for eagerly awaited headline shows across the country, as well as top-billed appearances at such upcoming festivals as St. Louis's LouFest (September 12th), Boston's Boston Calling (September 26th), Washington, DC's Landmark Music Festival (September 27th), and Austin, Texas's ACL Music Festival (October 2nd and 9th). As if all that weren't enough, Ruess will also headline the inaugural Rock 'n' Roll Brooklyn Half Marathon, slated for October 10th at the Toyota Rock 'n' Roll Concert Series powered by iHeartRadio in Brooklyn, NY's Prospect Park. For complete details and remaining ticket information, please see

"GRAND ROMANTIC" has been hailed as one of 2015's most triumphant musical accomplishments, highlighted by a string of extraordinary singles and videos including "AhHa," "Great Big Storm," and "Nothing Without Love." New single "Great Big Storm" is making its way up the Hot AC chart, following the success of "Nothing Without Love," which has been streamed more than 10 million times. The latter remains a multi-format success, a top 20 favorite at both Hot AC and Modern Rock Radio while also hitting Billboard's overall "Hot 100." What's more, the "Nothing Without Love" companion video -- directed by Anthony Mandler (fun., Rihanna, Taylor Swift) -- has earned more than 6.5 million views at

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About Campus Consciousness Tour
Half music tour, half environmental campaign, Campus Consciousness Tour (CCT) aims to inspire and activate college students to take positive environmental action in a fun and exciting atmosphere on campus. Created in 2006 by the environmental non-profit group, REVERB, previous CCT artists include fun., Lee Brice, Icona Pop Capital Cities, Ben Harper, Drake, Brantley Gilbert, J. Cole, Passion Pit, Janelle Monae, Guster and O.A.R. Fall 2015 marks REVERB's 16th CCT.

Deeply rooted within the music and environmental communities, REVERB is a 501(c)(3) environmental organization dedicated to educating and engaging musicians and their fans to take action toward a more sustainable future. Founded in 2004 by environmentalist Lauren Sullivan and her musician husband, Guster guitarist/vocalist Adam Gardner, REVERB has greened more than 150 major tours including Dave Matthews Band, Jack Johnson, Maroon 5, Sheryl Crow, Linkin Park and Jason Mraz.

About NextGen Climate
NextGen Climate is focused on bringing climate change to the forefront of American politics. Founded by investor and philanthropist Tom Steyer in 2013, NextGen Climate acts politically to prevent climate disaster and promote prosperity for all Americans.


ON TOUR 2015
11   Lincoln, NE   Pinewood Bowl Amphitheater ^
12   St. Louis, MO   LouFest
14   Kansas City, MO   Starlight Amphitheater ^
15   Rogers, AR   Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion ^
17   New York, NY   The Theater at Madison Square Garden**
22   York, PA   Penn State York +
26   Washington, DC   Landmark Music Festival
27   Boston, MA   Boston Calling Festival
28   Minneapolis, MN   Orpheum Theatre
30   Atlanta, GA   Buckhead Theatre *
2   Austin, TX   ACL Music Festival
5   Sioux City, IA   Morningside College +
7   Cedar Falls, IA   University of Northern Iowa +
9   Austin, TX   ACL Music Festival
10   Brooklyn, NY   Prospect Park
11   Urbana, IL   Foellinger Auditorium +
12   Grand Rapids, MI   Calvin College +
14   Athens, OH   Ohio University +
15   Chicago, IL   Vic Theatre *
16   Kenosha, WI   Carthage College +
13   Providence, RI   Lupos *
14   Sayreville, NJ   Starland Ballroom *
15   Portland, ME   State Theatre *
17   Montreal, QC   Corona Capitol Theatre *
19   Burlington, VT   Higher Ground *
20   Rochester, NY   Anthology *
21   Buffalo, NY   Town Ballroom *
^ Supporting Hozier
** Macy's Presents Fashion's Front Row
* Headline Show
+ Campus Consciousness Tour Fall 2015

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