Yellowcard and Good Charlotte June Tour!

Yellowcard fresh off their four year hiatus. From left, bassist Sean O'Donnell, lead guitarist Ryan Mendez, violinist/backup vocalist Sean Mackin, lead singer/rhythm guitarist Ryan Key, drummer Longineu "LP" Parsons

Yellowcard has gone through more adversity in their decade long career than many people would realize. From the humble image of a group of Florida kids to celebrity status in Hollywood and beyond, these guys have literally experienced a transformation from rags to riches. After the smash hit Ocean Avenue, the band felt on top of the world with their record at the top of the charts. After Lights and Sounds put out a bit of Ocean Avenue’s fire, Paper Walls seemed to bring the mood back up to Ocean Avenue status. After this, however, the momentum shifted once again with the dreaded announcement of a hiatus. After nearly four long years, Yellowcard has returned with the long awaited When You’re Through Thinking, Say Yes. Every part of the bands past, from One For The Kids, lead singer Ryan Key’s first album, to Big If, his side project with new bassist Sean O’Donnell during the hiatus, can be taken away from the new album. With such a rich past, Yellowcard is sure to come back with a bang right? Well not exactly. They came back as an opening act.

So is anyone else mad that Yellowcard is only OPENING for All Time Low? If yes, then we have that in common. After finishing up  the U.S.  Dirty Work Tour with All Time Low The Summer Set and Hey Monday in May, Yellowcard has a show of their own. (Well, half their own). Before the Dirty Work  Tour heads to Switzerland and Germany in August, Ryan Key and company, headlining along with Good Charlotte and the opening act of Runner Runner, will hit the states. From San Diego to Lake Buena Vista, this tour will most definately not disappoint.

Co-headline with Good Charlotte and Runner Runner

Jun 10 – San Diego, CA – House of Blues
Jun 11 – Pomona, CA – Fox Pomona
Jun 12 – Tucson, AZ – Rialto Theatre
Jun 14 – Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theater
Jun 15 – Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall
Jun 16 – Omaha, NE – Sokol Auditorium
Jun 18 – Indianapolis, IN – Egyptian Room
Jun 20 – Baltimore, MD – Ram’s Head Live
Jun 21 – Norfolk, VA – The NorVa
Jun 22 – N. Myrtle Beach, SC – House of Blues
Jun 24 – St. Petersburg, FL – Jannus Live!

Yellowcard headlining

Jun 25 – Jacksonville, FL – Mavericks at the Landing
Jun 26 – Lake Buena Vista, FL – House of Blues

Maybe now Yellowcard will be able to show off the entire soundtrack of When You’re Through Thinking, Say Yes instead of playing just two singles from the album released in March. Runner Runner will be promoting their debut album of the same name, released this February. Last but certainly not least, Good Charlotte has no recent release, but their past tunes should be plenty above adequate. All who are considering attending, just keep in mind that there is a one hundred percent chance of an alternative rock explosion.

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