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The Wonder Years Announce New Tour Dates

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  1. Melody Bot

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    The Wonder Years will be heading out on tour with Real Friends, Knuckle Puck, and Moose Blood. The tour dates can be found below.

    10/15 – Park Street Saloon – Columbus, OH
    10/16 – Anthology – Rochester, New York
    10/18 – Sherman Theater – Stroudsburg, PA
    10/19 – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ
    10/21 – Rams Head – Baltimore, MD
    10/22 – Webster Hall – New York, NY
    10/23 – Webster Hall – New York, NY
    10/24 – The Phoenix Concert Theatre – Toronto, ON
    10/26 – Agora Theatre – Cleveland, OH
    10/27 – Royal Oak Music Theatre – Royal Oak, MI
    10/28 – Pop’s – Sauget, IL
    10/29 – The Granada – Lawrence, Kansas
    11/1 – Crystal Ballroom – Portland, OR
    11/2 – The Showbox – Seattle, WA
    11/4 – Ace of Spades – Sacramento, CA
    11/5 – SOMA – San Diego, CA
    11/6 – The Fonda Theatre – Los Angeles, CA
    11/8 – Brooklyn Bowl – Las Vegas, NV
    11/9 – The Marquee Theatre – Tempe, AZ
    11/11 – House of Blues – Dallas, TX
    11/12 – Alamo City Music Hall – San Antonio, TX
    11/13 – House of Blues – Houston, TX
    11/15 – The Cannery Ballroom – Nashville, TN
    11/16 – The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
    11/17 – The Ritz Ybor – Tampa, FL
    11/18 – Revolution – Ft. Lauderdale, FL
    11/19 – Maverick’s Live – Jacksonville, FL
    11/20 – Amos’ Southend – Charlotte, NC
    11/22 – House of Blues – Boston, MA
    11/23 – The Fillmore – Philadelphia, PA

  2. CheapPop


    What a line up. I'll for sure be at the Philly show.
  3. Selkies

    That guy looks familiar

    See you in Stroudsburg.

    I love it when shows are like 5 minutes from my house.
  4. Tylar


    Nice lineup! It's also interesting that TWY played the Showbox the same time last year(on Halloween). It was also the second to last time I would see MCS, but I didn't know that then :/
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  5. smowashere

    Trusted Supporter

    Not a fan of any of the openers but Moose Blood, but I gotta go see my boys.
  6. CMilliken


    Epic lineup. Wish they were stopping in SLC.
  7. noKings


    Let's go.
  8. SmithBerryCrunch

    Trusted Prestigious

    Damn, what a tour. Wish there was something closer to me.
  9. aniafc


    Weird that these guys went from a 1700 cap venue in Columbus to an 800 cap venue.

    Should be fun either way
  10. sawhney[rusted]2

    I'll write you into all of my songs Supporter

    I'll be at the Rochester show!
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  11. Micah511

    We have each other and that's all we'll ever need Supporter

    Haven't been able to get into any of these 2nd new wave of pop punk bands. Wish TWY would branch out a little more as far as their support goes. Maybe a band like pinegrove, basement, foxing, TWIABP, Joyce manor, hotelier, etc.
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  12. sawhney[rusted]2

    I'll write you into all of my songs Supporter

    I'd say that Knuckle Puck and Moose Blood are branching out a bit and wouldn't put them under the same umbrella as RF, TSSF and ND. I'd love for pinegrove to be there instead of RF, thatd be perfect.
  13. Turkeylegz


    As someone who loves to scream along to Real Friends in the car, they've never really done it for me live and I don't know why.
    I've only seen moose blood in the acoustic tent at Warped so I'm thrilled they are on this tour
  14. John

    Trusted Prestigious

    couldn't make MB's Philly show, so this is pretty great.
  15. Thomas Nassiff

    i wrote it down for you Verified

    seems like they are purposefully playing smaller rooms than they could be playing. this tour could sell out PlayStation Theater in NYC for example but instead they get two Webster dates.

    another solid headlining bill for TWY! always a true treat to see them play.
  16. Turkeylegz


    Just curious, how has NCTH aged for you?
  17. Yeah, I'm so done with seeing Real Friends on bills that I would otherwise be into. I like all the other bands, although I hope Moose Blood doesn't play a ton of new songs because Blush is a snoozefest. KP needs new material as well. That last Seaway record is still one of the single most fun pop punk albums I've ever heard, so they should put on a good show (minus whatever weirdness about misogyny they got tied up in, I can't remember the details but I remember it being not great).
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  18. aniafc


    I thought Blush was great. Time will tell how it ages in comparison to their debut and which I'll ultimately like more.

    Also the last Real Friends album was a little better than I thought it'd be. But not great.
  19. koryoreo

    Trusted Supporter

    They are playing a venue in Portland that's 2 and a half times the size of the venue they normally headline here. Interesting to hear other cities getting smaller venues while Portland gets a much bigger venue. There is no way this gets even close to selling out here though. Stoked that this is at the Crystal as its the best big club venue in Portland and will make for a comfortable environment for such an exausting show since it will be 2/3 full at most.
  20. DearCory


    Very excited for this. Have been a TWY fan for a long time, but have never been able to see them live (it's seriously been the most discouraging thing... every time they played near me, there was a legitimate reason I couldn't go. Even my wife who jokes around about me going to "too many shows" was like "oh no, you gotta go to this one!!!")

    Also Real Friends new album really struck a chord with me, so I'm looking forward to seeing them.... plus what I've heard from Moose Blood has been good. Really looking forward to all of this!

    (Plus the Atlanta show is three days before Yellowcard plays the same venue on their farewell tour.... it's gonna be a rough week)
  21. daldalian

    hopelessly yours, Alabama

    With a 5 band bill like this, how do any of the artists get a meaningful set in? Are the shows 4-5 hours long?
  22. sawhney[rusted]2

    I'll write you into all of my songs Supporter

    I'm guessing 20-25 min for moose blood, 30 min for kp, 40-45 min for RF and then a 1hr 15min set from TWY. No basis for it though, just what I think the scheduling would be
  23. LosManosFuertes

    Love This Place Supporter

    I went to the last tour with Microwave, Tiny Moving Parts and letlive. Microwave played a pretty tight 30, TMP played like 30-40 (with set up and breaks was closer to 50) and letlive played for almost an hour and TWY played for just over an hour maybe.
    They played good sets for sure, but I gotta be honest and say that I would rather see one less opener and have The Wonder Years play a 90 or even (wishful thinking) 2 hour set. The only other time I get to see them is Warped Tour and that is a tragically short set. I don't know. Maybe I'm being nitpicky and unreasonable. They are definitely helping bands get some exposure when they do packed bills like this.
  24. aniafc


    I would be okay with knocking off Knuckle Puck and giving TWY an extra 15-20 minutes or so
  25. shawnhyphenray


    One of the greatest f'n lineups ever. And they're playing at a tiny club in Rochester which is even better! Just purchased my VIP ticket!

    edit: Why don't you mention Seaway in the line-up?