NEWS: Walk The Moon Release Anna Sun EP

CANADIAN TOUR DATES THIS MARCH

TELEVISION PERFORMANCE ON
LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON CONFIRMED

“The precocious Ohioans stack melodies upon melodies in new-wave-inflected songs that attack the ear like a starving Mike Tyson.”
Rolling Stone 

Ohio’s WALK THE MOON are bringing their new album, Anna Sun EP, on the road to Canada this March. The EP, released on February 7th through RCA Records, features three tracks, Tightrope, Next In Line and the explosive Anna Sun. The band will kick off their Canadian tour dates in Toronto as support for Young The Giant on March 1st at The Sound Academy. They will also visit Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City and Vancouver (full details listed below). The EP is available at all digital service providers as well as in physical form at all WALK THE MOON shows.

Early this year WALK THE MOON were busy in the studio finishing up their full length album, which is produced by Ben H. Allen (Gnarls Barkley, Animal Collective). The album will feature a host of new songs as well as new versions of songs from their independently released 2010 album i want! i want!, including the tracks featured on the Anna Sun EP.

After being featured in a profile piece on NBC’s Last Call with Carson Daly last spring following their stint at SXSW, WALK THE MOON returned to network television on February 16th when Last Call filmed their live performance at The Wiltern. On April 5th WALK THE MOON will be making their first-ever live performance on late night television when they visit Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

Named one of “MTV’s Artists to Watch for 2012,” WALK THE MOON, who will also be playing MTVU’s first ever “Woodies Tour”, have captured the attention of fans and critics alike with their colorful and energetic live performances, as well as the eye catching and whimsical video for Anna Sun which is currently in rotation on MTVU.   Check out the official video here. They are currently on the road with Young the Giant on their North American tour and then will tour with Kaiser Chiefs including a stop at SXSW. Later this year they will also be headlining select North American markets.

Launched in Ohio in 2008 by lead singer, songwriter and keyboard player Nicholas Petricca, WALK THE MOON includes Kevin Ray (bass, vocals), Eli Maiman (guitar, vocals) and Sean Waugaman (drums, vocals).


TOUR DATES:

Feb 23
Riviera Theatre w/ Young the Giant
Chicago, IL

Feb 24
Madison Theater w/ Young the Giant
Cincinnati, OH

Feb 25
Newport Music Hall w/ Young the Giant
Columbus, OH

Feb 26
Beachland Ballroom w/ Young the Giant
Cleveland, OH

Feb 28
The Majestic w/ Young the Giant
Detroit, MI

Mar 01
Sound Academy w/ Young the Giant
Toronto, Canada

Mar 02
The Bronson Centre w/ Young the Giant
Ottawa, Canada

Mar 03
The Corona w/ Young the Giant
Montreal, Canada

Mar 04
Le Cercle w/ Young the Giant
Quebec, Canada

Mar 06
House of Blues w/ Kaiser Chiefs
Boston, MA

Mar 08
Terminal 5 w/ Kaiser Chiefs
New York, NY

Mar 09
9:30 Club w/ Kaiser Chiefs
Washington, DC

Mar 10
Tabernacle w/ Kaiser Chiefs
Atlanta, GA

Mar 12
House of Blues w/ Kaiser Chiefs
Dallas, TX

Mar 14
House of Blues w/ Kaiser Chiefs
Houston, TX

Mar 19
The Echo w/ Kaiser Chiefs
Los Angeles, CA

Mar 20
The Fillmore w/ Kaiser Chiefs
San Francisco, CA

Mar 22
Crystal Ballroom w/ Kaiser Chiefs
Portland, OR

Mar 23
Showbox at the Market w/ Kaiser Chiefs
Seattle, WA

Mar 24
Commodore Ballroom w/ Kaiser Chiefs
Vancouver, Canada



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2 comments:

charlotte said...

love love LOVE Walk The Moon! Here's a cool performance of "Tightrope" to check out: http://bit.ly/A6nYSt

jentindal said...

I can't get enough of Walk the Moon. I stumbled over this acoustic performance of Next in Line. Seriously, it's worth checking out. http://walkthemoonband.com/