Singer-songwriter actFront Porch Step, aka Jake Mcelfresh, has announced today, plans for a 2015 Spring North American headline tour in support of his new EP, Whole Again, which is out on Tuesday, December 2nd via Pure Noise Records. The tour will begin on February 17th in Pittsburgh, PA and will wrap up on March 22nd in Cleveland Heights, OH. Mcelfresh will be joined on the tour by Have Mercy, Alcoa and Head North with special guests Brigades and Hotel Books.
Ticket Presales and VIP Upgrades will go onsale on Wednesday, November 26th at 3:00PM EST via Applauze and General Tickets will be available on November 29th at 12:00PM EST. VIP Upgrades will include an exclusive tour t-shirt, poster and bandana as well as a copy of Whole Again on CD, and access to an intimate pre-show acoustic session with Mcelfresh and friends. Pre-order tickets on Wednesday at www.applauze.com/tours/fps.
Today's news comes just a day after Pandora Premieres' exclusive stream of Front Porch Step's upcoming EP, Whole Again and the recent release of his heartfelt cover of the holiday classic "I'll Be Home For Christmas."
Front Porch Step will be performing holiday shows in the U.S. in December before heading to the UK for a tour in January and his headlining run in North America in February.
Front Porch Step North American Tour Dates:
Dec 6 - Santa Ana, CA - Glamour Kills Warehouse (Warehouse Sale)
Dec 14 - New York, NY - Webster Hall (Glamour Kills Holiday Fest)
Dec 20 - Philadelphia, PA - TLA (Holiday Show w/Man Overboard)
Dec 27 - Chicago, IL - Metro (Holiday Show w/Real Friends)
Feb 4 - Louisville, KY - Mercury Ballroom (w/Motion City Soundtrack)
Feb 17 - Pittsburgh, PA - Smiling Moose
Feb 18 - Chicago, IL - Subterranean
Feb 19 - Pontiac, MI - The Pike Room at The Crofoot
Feb 20 - Lansing, MI - Mac's Bar
Feb 21 - Toronto, ON - Hard Luck
Feb 22 - Montreal, QC - La Vitrola
Feb 24 - Cambridge, MA - The Sinclair
Feb 25 - Hamden, CT - The Space
Feb 26 - Philadelphia, PA - The Barbary
Feb 27 - Freehold, NJ - GameChangerWorld
Feb 28 - New York, NY - The Studio at Webster Hall
Mar 1 - Baltimore, MD - Ottobar
Mar 3 - Richmond, VA - Broadberry
Mar 4 - Charlotte, NC - Visulate Theatre
Mar 5 - Atlanta, GA - Vinyl
Mar 6 - Jacksonville, FL - 1904 Music Hall
Mar 7 - Orlando, FL - Backbooth
Mar 8 - Tampa, FL - Epic Problem
Mar 10 - St. Louis, MO - Firebird
Mar 11 - Denver, CO - Marquis Theater
Mar 13 - San Francisco, CA - Bottom of the Hill
Mar 14 - Fresno, CA - Strummers
Mar 15 - Los Angeles, CA - The Roxy
Mar 16 - Anaheim, CA - Chain Reaction
Mar 17 - Mesa, AZ - Nile Half House
Mar 18 - Albuquerque, NM - Duke City Sound Stage
Mar 21 - Columbus, OH - Woodland Tavern
Mar 22 - Cleveland Heights, OH - Grog Shop
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