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Dashboard Confessional Plans New Album, Tour

Dashboard Confessional has emerged from the studio with new music, some of which the Chris Carrabba-led band will preview on a fall headlining tour, that kicks off Oct 15.


Dashboard Confessional has emerged from the studio with new music, some of which the Chris Carrabba-led band will preview on a fall headlining tour.


The alt-rock foursome, which also includes bassist Scott Schoenbeck, guitarist John Lefler and drummer Mike Marsh, will kick off a major concert run Nov. 7 in Louisville, KY. The trek, which includes a three-night (12/7-9) stand in New York City, will conclude Dec. 18 in Atlanta.


The band will also tackle a few shows this month and next ahead of the tour proper, including tonight's (9/11) appearance in Milwaukee. Details are shown below. Joining the tour as opening support will be New Found Glory, Never Shout Never and Meg & Dia.

 

"After the Ending," the group's sixth studio album, is due in stores Nov. 10. The set, produced by Butch Walker (Weezer, Fall Out Boy), is the band's follow-up to 2007's "The Shade of Poison Trees," which peaked at No. 18 on The Billboard 200.

 

The new material emerges after Carrabba spent a year on the road touring as a solo act behind "The Shade of Poison Trees" while still using the Dashboard Confessional name.

"I took a vacation from my social obligations to write songs and before I knew it, I had a batch that was new and intriguing and, best of all, connected to each other," he wrote in a blog posting last year on the band's website.

 

Dashboard Confessional Tour Dates:

October 2009
15 - Greenville, NC - East Carolina University
23 - Syracuse University - LeMoyne College

November 2009
7 - Louisville, KY - Whitney Hall/Kentucky Center
8 - Kansas City, MO - Uptown Theater
9 - Denver, CO - Fillmore Auditorium
11 - Salt Lake City, UT - McKay Center
13 - San Jose, CA - San Jose Civic Center
14 - Irvine, CA - Bren Events Center
15 - Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Palladium
17 - San Diego, CA - Soma
18 - Tempe, AZ - Marquee Theater
20 - Oklahoma City, OK - Bricktown Ballroom
21 - San Antonio, TX - Sunset Station
22 - Dallas, TX - Palladium Ballroom
24 - Houston, TX - Warehouse Live
27 - Pompano Beach, FL - Pompano Amphitheater
28, 29 - Orlando, FL - House of Blues

December 2009
3 - Lowell, MA - Tsongas Arena
4 - Camden, NJ - Susquehanna Bank Center
5 - Pittsburgh, PA - Ice Garden Arena
7-9 - New York, NY - Nokia Theater
11 - Chicago, IL - Aragon Ballroom
12 - Detroit, MI - Fillmore Detroit
13, 14 - Toronto, Ontario - Kool Haus
16 - Richmond, VA - The National
17 - Charlotte, NC - Fillmore Charlotte
18 - Atlanta, GA - Tabernacle



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