MUSIC NEWS: FITZ AND THE TANTRUMS ANNOUNCE FALL HEADLINE TOUR

On the heels of "The Walker" - Fitz and The Tantrums' second single to
hit No. 1 on Billboard's Alternative Songs chart in less than a year -
being certified Gold, the Los Angeles-based band announces plans to
remain on the road through November 2014. Thefall headline run will
kick off on September 2 at Water Street Music Hall in Rochester, NY.
Beginning in November, the band will be joined by special guest Big
Data on select dates, including an evening at New York City's Terminal
5 (November 12) and a sold-out show at First Avenue in Minneapolis
(November 21). See below for itinerary.

Fitz and The Tantrums roll into Chicago this week for a performance on
the Lollapalooza Main Stage on Saturday, August 2, and an official
Lollapalooza aftershow at the Metro on August 3, which is sold out.
While in town, Fitz will be singing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" at
the Chicago Cubs vs. Colorado Rockies game this Thursday, July 31 at
Wrigley Field. On August 25, Fitz and The Tantrums will play a
three-song set at the Opening Ceremony for the 2014 US Open in Arthur
Ashe Stadium at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in
Flushing, NY. The performance will be carried live by ESPN as part of
the cable network's comprehensive coverage of the US Open.

"Fool's Gold," the third single from Fitz and the Tantrum's acclaimed
album, More Than Just A Dream (Elektra Records), launches at
alternative radio on August 12. It can be streamed HERE now. The
album's two preceding singles - "The Walker" and "Out Of My League" -
have each been certified Gold. Both topped Billboard's Alternative
Songs chart -- a feat accomplished by only three other artists in the
chart's 25-year history. "The Walker" can be heard in the new Reebok
advertising campaign, which is currently airing. The official video
for "The Walker" was also nominated for a MTV Video Music Award for
Best Editing this year.

"Their debut effort, 'Pickin' Up the Pieces' (Dangerbird), and
follow-up, 'More Than Just a Dream' (Elektra), burst with danceable
hooks," said The New York Times while USA Today noted, "the Los
Angeles sextet is more than ready for the big leagues." "[More Than
Just A Dream] folds neon-tinted synthesizers and arena-scaled hooks
into Fitz's fiery trademark funk to create a big, bright new groove,"
said Rolling Stone and Paste praised it as the kind of album "where
every single track wants to be a single, even the ballads; the kind
that gets catchier and weirder with every spin." "Michael 'Fitz'
Fitzpatrick understands what makes a good song...And co-vocalist
Noelle Scaggs' charisma overflows," observed the Los Angeles Times and
the Washington Post observed, "their live show is captivatingly
crazy."

Fitz and The Tantrums are: Fitz (vocals), Noelle Scaggs
(vocals/tambourine), James King (saxophone), Jeremy Ruzumna
(keyboards), John Wicks (drums) and Joseph Karnes (bass).

FITZ AND THE TANTRUMS - UPCOMING TOUR DATES

July

29 - Des Moines, IA @ Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheatre w/Max Frost
30 - Sioux Falls, SD @ The District w/Max Frost

August

2 - Chicago, IL @ Lollapalooza - Main Stage
3 - Chicago, IL @ Metro w/Fly Golden Eagle - Official Lollapalooza
Aftershow SOLD OUT
30 - Calgary, Canada @ X-Fest
31 - Edmonton, Canada @ Sonic Boom Festival

September

2 - Rochester, NY @ Water Street Music Hall
5 - North Myrtle Beach, SC @ House of Blues - KZQ's Big Night Out
6 - Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion - 1065 The End Weenie Roast
7 - Raleigh, NC @ Walnut Creek Amphitheatre - 95X Big Shindig
9 - Tallahassee, FL @ Donald L. Tucker Civic Center
10 - Tampa, FL @ USF Sundome
11 - Orlando, FL @ University Of Central Florida - CFE Arena
19-20 - Atlanta, GA @ Music Midtown
27 - Riverside, CA @ Riverside Municipal Auditorium
28 - Tempe, AZ @ Summer Ends Music Festival
29 - Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theatre
30 - Las Cruces, NM @ Pan American Center - New Mexico State
University w/Foster The People

October

2 - Oklahoma City @ Downtown Airpark w/Foster The People
3- Springfield, MO @ Gillioz Theatre
3-5 - Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits Festival
6 - Houston, TX @ House of Blues
8 - Austin, TX @ Stubb's Waller Creek Outdoor Amphitheater w/Max Frost
10 - Birmingham, AL @ Iron City
10-12 - Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits Festival
11 - New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues
24-26 - Las Vegas, NV @ Life Is Beautiful Festival

November

3 - Louisville, KY @ Mercury Ballroom w/Big Data
4 - Indianapolis, IN @ Egyptian Room w/Big Data
6 - Cleveland, OH @ Masonic Auditorium w/Big Data
7 - Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory w/Big Data
8 - Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club w/Big Data
9 - Ithaca, NY @ State Theater w/Big Data
12 - New York, NY @ Terminal 5 w/Big Data
14 - Wallingford, CT @ The Dome at Oakdale Theatre w/Big Data
15 - Boston, MA @ House of Blues w/Big Data
18 - Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore Detroit w/Big Data
19 - Columbus, OH @ The LC Indoor Pavilion w/Big Data

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