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Justin Furstenfeld of Blue October Lays Bare His Story with AN OPEN BOOK Tour

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Justin Furstenfeld of Blue October Lays Bare His Story with AN OPEN BOOK Tour

Five years since its debut, Justin Furstenfeld (frontman of Blue October) continues his impassioned and captivating "An Open Book" tour with dates through February 18th. "An Open Book" is comprised of stories from the critically-acclaimed musician who is deeply aware of his past, but has a passionate focus on the present. The audience gets to experience the hilarity of his high school years, the intensity of the early days of touring, and the extremes brought on by his struggle with (and ultimately his recovery from) drug addiction. Placed throughout the performance are formidable stripped-down versions of Blue October songs complete with live footnotes that are perfectly woven into the lyrics, adding exceptional context and elevating each word to impress a grander understanding.

Additionally, Blue October has announced a string of US tour dates starting April 18th in Little Rock, AR. Over the course of twenty-two shows, the band will see there way through the Midwest and East Coast, ending the run on May 20th at the Baltimore Soundstage. Check out all of the full band and "Open Book" tour dates below!

Blue October has seen incredible response to their music over the years, known for high-charting tracks like "Hate Me" and Calling You". Their latest single "I Hope You're Happy" burst onto the scene at #5 on iTunes Alternative Singles chart and found its way into countless Spotify and Apple curated playlists including iTunes Breaking Alternative and Best of the Week.

AN OPEN BOOK DATES

JAN 31 The Ark Ann Arbor, MI
Feb 01 Turner Hall Ballroom Milwaukee, WI
Feb 02 Cedar Cultural Center Minneapolis, MN
Feb 03 Wooly's Des Moines, IA
Feb 05 Scottish Rite Hall Omaha, NE
Feb 06 Bourbon Theatre Lincoln, NE
Feb 07 Stargazers Colorado Springs, CO
Feb 08 Aggie Theatre Fort Collins, CO
Feb 10 Mesa Theater Grand Junction, CO
Feb 11 Fox Theatre Boulder, CO
Feb 12 Soiled Dove Underground Denver, CO
Feb 15 House of Blues Dallas, TX
Feb 16 Brooks & Bates Theatre San Angelo, TX
Feb 17 Ice House on Main Bryan, TX
Feb 18 The Heights Theater Houston, TX


BLUE OCTOBER DATES

Apr 18 Metroplex Little Rock, AR
Apr 19 Mercury Ballroom Louisville, KY
Apr 20 House of Blues Chicago, IL
Apr 21 Piere's Fort Wayne, IN
Apr 22 Machine Shop Flint, MI
Apr 26 The Opera House Toronto, Canada
Apr 27 Starland Ballroom Sayreville, NJ
Apr 29 The Queen Wilmington, DE
May 02 THE LINCOLN THEATRE Raleigh, NC
May 03 The Fillmore Charlotte Matthews, NC
May 04 House Of Blues N. Myrtle Beach, SC
May 05 House of Blues Orlando Lake Buena Vista, FL
May 09 Vinyl Music Hall Pensacola, FL
May 10 Varsity Theatre Baton Rouge, LA
May 11 Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi, MS
May 13 Gillioz Theatre Springfield, MO
May 16 Columbus Athenaeum Columbus, OH
May 17 Mr Smalls Millvale, PA
May 18 Bogart's Cincinnati, OH
May 19 Sherman Theater Stroudsburg, PA
May 20 Baltimore Soundstage Baltimore, MD

Photo credit: Chris Barber


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