Iration Sets East Coast Leg of U.S. Summer Tour with Rebelution
IRATION has announced that they're hitting the road again, this time supporting friends Rebelution on their "Count Me In" U.S. summer amphitheater tour. Both bands announced the first leg of the tour--East Coast dates--today. See itinerary below. Pre-sale tickets are on sale now with general on sale kicking off on Thursday, April 3. Visit http://irationmusic.com/tour to purchase tickets.
"We are pumped to be heading out with our brothers Rebelution, The Green and Stick Figure and DJ Mackle this summer," lead singer and guitarist Micah Pueschel says. "Iration and Rebelution started together in Isla Vista (CA) and now we're going out together to rock some of the best venues in the nation. We can't wait to bring the good vibes to your town." Bassist Adam Taylor adds, "It's going to be the party of the summer, so get excited, get your tickets, and we'll see you all soon!"
The Hawaiian-bred, Santa Barbara-based band is touring in support of their third full-length album AUTOMATIC, released last summer and debuted #1 on both the Billboard and iTunes Reggae Albums charts, as well as #7 on the iTunes Overall Albumschart, #75 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart and #17 on the Billboard Independent Albums chart. AUTOMATIC has helped propel IRATION's career to a new level, and the response from both fans and critics has been overwhelmingly positive.
The "Automatic" Winter Tour kicked off January 24 with a sold-out crowd in Ventura, CA and continued on to reach maximum capacity at venues in Fresno, CA, Petaluma, CA, Tahoe (Stateline), NV, Colorado Springs, CO, back-to-back sell-out shows atBoulder, CO's Fox Theatre, Cleveland, OH, Boston, MA, Asbury Park, NJ, Wilmington, NC, Tallahassee, FL, Saint Petersburg, FL, Pensacola, FL, Santa Cruz, CA, with many others just shy of selling out. In the midst of the tour, IRATION took time to perform attwo official SXSW showcases.
Beyond the dates with Rebelution, IRATION has confirmed several festival appearances this summer including the California Roots Music & Arts Festival May 23-25 in Monterey, CA, the Wakarusa Music Festival June 5-8 in Ozark, AR and Reggae on the RiverJuly 31-August 3 in Garberville, CA. In addition, the tour with Rebelution will take them to the Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa, CA for back-to-back shows August 9 and 10, and to the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre for Reggae on the Rocks August 23.
On the radio front, IRATION has just shipped their new single, the title track from the album, "Automatic." The band solicited multiple Grammy Award-nominated engineer/mixer/producer Mark Needham (Imagine Dragons, Killers, Neon Trees, Walk the Moon, etc) to remix the track. The national impact date will be in mid/late April; however, the song has already started receiving spins at the following stations: 91X 91.1FM San Diego, CA, WJSE 106.3FM Atlantic City, NJ, KCXX X103.9FM Riverside, CA, KJEE 92.9FM Santa Barbara, CA, KUCD 101.9FM Honolulu, HI, KTWN 96.3FM Minneapolis, MN, WRMR 98.7FM Wilmington, NC, KNOB 96.7FM Santa Rosa, CA, KFMA 102.1FM Tucson, AZ and SiriusXM's Radio Margaritaville (Channel 24). Check out the track via a brand new lyric video featuring live footage here: http://smarturl.it/AutoRadioVideo. The song "Automatic" is especially important to the band as it's an ode to their fans, a heartfelt thank you for the unwavering support they have felt throughout their career.
IRATION Tour Dates:
Sat 4/12 Carrabassett Valley, ME 26th Annual Bud Light Reggae Festival
Sat 5/24 Monterey, CA California Roots Music & Arts Festival
Thu-Sun 6/5-8 Ozark, AR Wakarusa Music Festival
"Count Me In" Tour w/ Rebelution
Thu 6/12 Boston, MA House of Blues
Fri 6/13 Asbury Park, NJ Stony Pony Summerstage
Sat 6/14 Philadelphia, PA Penn's Landing
Sun 6/15 Baltimore, MD Pier Six Concert Pavilion
Wed 6/18 Glen Allen, VA Innsbrook Pavilion
Thu 6/19 Myrtle Beach, SC House of Blues
Fri 6/20 Charlotte, NC Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre
Sat 6/21 Portsmouth, VA nTelos Wireless Pavilion
Wed 6/25 St. Petersburg, FL Jannus Landing
Thu 6/26 St. Petersburg, FL Jannus Landing
Fri 6/27 St. Augustine, FL St. Augustine Amphitheatre
Sat 6/28 Cocoa Beach, FL Cocoa Beach Riverfront Park
Sun 6/29 Atlanta, GA The Tabernacle
Thu-Sun 7/31-8/3 Garberville, CA Reggae On the River
"Count Me In" Tour w/ Rebelution
Sat 8/9 Costa Mesa, CA Pacific Amphitheatre
Sun 8/10 Costa Mesa, CA Pacific AmphitheatreFestival
Sat 8/23 Morrison, CO Reggae on the Rocks at Red Rocks
Photo Credit: Tommy Koppinger/IrieAz Photo