Grouplove have unveiled details of their headlining fall tour. The first round of dates will kick off on September 25th at the Roseland Theater in Portland, OR, and continue into November. Support on select legs of the tour comes from Canvasback Music/Atlantic labelmates Alt-J and NYC-based MSMR.
Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning on Friday, July 27th; however, pre-sale tickets will be available for purchase on Tuesday, July 24th, with the first 50 fans in each market receiving an exclusive tour poster. Additionally, all pre-sale ticket buyers will receive a download code for a free 3-song EP, including this rare Space Brother remix of “Tongue Tied.”
On July 30th, Grouplove will partner with YouTube for a special “YouTube Presents” live performance and Q&A session. The entire event will be live-streamed at www.youtube.com/presents beginning at 1pm PT. “YouTube Presents” gives music fans an opportunity to get more into the music and artists they love with live performances and interviews. Launching from their San Bruno headquarters, YouTube Presents now hosts concerts and Q&A’s with musicians visiting their New York and Mountain View offices, as well as off site venues, bringing even more diverse talent to the platform and allowing artists to engage more with their fans.
In other news, Grouplove will perform their new single “Itchin’ On A Photograph” on TBS’ CONAN on August 7th. The appearance marks the national television debut of the song, which is already garnering early radio support from SiriusXM’s AltNation. “Itchin’ On A Photograph” is the third single off of Grouplove’s critically acclaimed debut full length Never Trust a Happy Song and follows the band’s breakthrough smash “Tongue Tied,” which held the #1 spot on the Modern Rock charts for 3 consecutive weeks and remains in the top 5 at the format.