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Awolnation Reveals New Innovative Community-Driven Site
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 Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Awolnation and Red Bull Records are proud to unveil the latest in fan-to-band-to-fan networking called The AWOL "NATION" Project, an innovative new community-driven site that creates a living, breathing interactive experience centered around fan-contributed content. Fans can post anything they want on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube or Vimeo and if it's tagged with the hashtag #awolnation, it will show up on the new AWOL “NATION” fan site in real-time.

As fans around the world talk about Awolnation and tag their content (photos, videos, comments), the site continuously evolves, allowing fans from across the globe to explore and engage with both the band and each other like never before. Additionally, if fans geo-tag their posts, those posts show up on a custom Google-powered map, allowing fans from around the world to interact with the band and each other.

Behind the scenes, The Uprising Creative, the design and development company behind the site, built it on top of a customized Wordpress install and used custom-built tools to tap into the APIs from these four services Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Vimeo. As posts are found via the APIs, they are pulled into the site, and anything with a geo-tag is additionally mapped to its specific coordinates using the Google Maps API.

Keep up with, and meet up with other fans and the band during the Awolnation “Never Let Your Fear Decide Your Fate” U.S. tour, with the rapidly on-the-rise alternative band Imagine Dragons and indie hip-hop artist Zeale. Tickets are going quickly with the band selling out shows across the country.

“Never Let Your Fear Decide Your Fate” U.S. tour with Imagine Dragons and Zeale:
September 25 Varsity Theater Minneapolis, MN SOLD OUT!
September 27 The Summit Music Hall Denver, CO SOLD OUT!
September 28 The Summit Music Hall Denver, CO SOLD OUT!
September 29 Gallivan Center/X96 Big Ass Show Salt Lake City, UT
October 1 Knitting Factory Concert House Boise, ID SOLD OUT!
October 3 Roseland Theatre Portland, OR SOLD OUT!
October 4 Roseland Theatre Portland, OR SOLD OUT!
October 9 House of Blues San Diego, CA SOLD OUT!
October 10 The Observatory Santa Ana, CA SOLD OUT!
October 11 Club Nokia Live Los Angeles, CA SOLD OUT!
October 15 Rialto Theatre Tucson, AZ
October 16 Sunshine Theater Albuquerque, NM
October 18 Emo’s East Austin, TX SOLD OUT!
October 19 Hullabalooza College Station, TX
October 20 House of Blues Dallas, TX SOLD OUT!
October 23 Tabernacle Atlanta, GA
October 24 The Ritz Ybor Tampa, FL
October 25 House of Blues-Orlando Lake Buena Vista, FL
October 27 Voodoo Music Experience New Orleans, LA *


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See Awolnation at their next show at the Voodoo Experience at the end of the Month. Win a trip from Fuse here on.fuse.tv/voodooXP
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