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Jack's Mannequin Announces 2012 Tour Dates

Jack's Mannequin Announces 2012 Tour Dates

Jack's Mannequin have announced 2012 tour dates in support of People and Things, which was released on October 4th. The band just wrapped up a five week nationwide tour this weekend with a pair of hometown shows that included the sold-out annual Dear Jack Foundation Benefit Concert at Los Angeles' El Rey Theater on Friday that raised money for frontman Andrew McMahon's Dear Jack Foundation, a volunteer-run charitable organization that helps raise awareness and supports charities that help young adult cancer patients. Jack's Mannequin will perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on December 5th, and then in the new year will set off on a string of US dates that kick off in St. Louis on January 19 and run through February 11 in Washington DC. Following the US tour they will head to Australia for the Soundwave Festival before heading to Japan for a handful of dates.

People and Things debuted at #1 on Billboard's Alternative Albums Chart and at #9 on the overall Billboard 200 chart, as well as at #9 on Spotify's album chart. American Songwriter called the first single "My Racing Thoughts" "a superb piece of piano rock that rivals some of Elton John's best '70s hits" and calls People and Things "easily the most musically cohesive album in the band's catalog thus far." Absolute Punk agrees that "it isn't a stretch to call People and Things the best record of Andrew McMahon's career. It's almost a given that no pop album this year will be able to match the depth of this release."

Jack's Mannequin's new single "Release Me" is impacting radio now.

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"Release Me" short film
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HCwHI8DYA3Y&ob=av2e

"Release Me" Soundcloud Streaming Link
http://soundcloud.com/jacksmannequin/release-me-people-and-things

Jack's Mannequin 2012 Tour Dates
January 19 - St Louis, MO - The Pageant
January 20 - Kansas City, MO - The Beaumont Club
January 21 - Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue
January 23 - Milwaukee, WI - The Rave
January 24 - Chicago, IL - House of Blues
January 27 - Cincinnati, OH - Bogart's
January 28 - Indianapolis, IN - Egyptian Room
January 29 - Cleveland, OH - House of Blues
January 31 - Toronto, Ontario - Sound Academy
February 2 - Portland, ME - State Theater
February 3 - Boston, MA - House of Blues
February 6 - Philadelphia, PA - TLA
February 8 - New York City, NY - Irving Plaza
February 9 - New York City, NY - Irving Plaza
February 10 - Washington DC - 9:30 Club
February 11 - Washington DC - 9:30 Club
February 25 - Brisbane, Australia - Soundwave Festival @ RNA Showgrounds
February 26 - Sydney, Australia - Soundwave Festival @ Olympic Park
March 2 - Melbourne, Australia - Soundwave Festival @ Showgrounds - SOLD OUT
March 3 - Adelaide, Australia - Soundwave Festival @ Bonython Park
March 5 - Perth, Australia, Soundwave Festival @ Claremont Showgrounds
March 12 - Tokyo, Japan - Quattro
March 13 - Tokyo, Japan - Quattro
March 14 - Osaka, Japan - Akasao

http://www.jacksmannequin.com


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