NEWS: Walk off the Earth Announce Warped Tour Dates
March 4, 2009
Burlington’s Walk off the Earth will join the Vans Warped Tour for six shows this summer. The reggae ska rock band is gearing up for a May release of their sophomore LP on their self-owned SlapDash Records. The band will be playing the Kevin Says stage on Warped Tour this summer for the six stops. 2009 Warped Tour headliners include the Bouncing Souls, NOFX, Less Than Jake, Streetlight Manifesto, The Ataris, Thrice and more. The Kevin Says stage is known for showcasing unsigned up and coming talent during the dusty outdoor festival. Walk off the Earth will be right at home alongside other Canadians playing this years festival like Shad, Inward Eye, Alexisonfire, and Lights –just to name a few.
WARPED TOUR DATES:
July 10 @ tba, TORONTO
July 11 @ tba, MONTREAL
July 12 @ tba, HARTFORD, CT
July 18 @ tba, UNIONDALE, NY
July 19 @ Monmouth Park Racetrack, OCEANPORT, NJ
July 22 @ tba, BOSTON, MA
Hailing from Burlington, Ontario, Walk Off the Earth are comprised of 3 members, all with extensive backgrounds in the Canadian music scene -usually behind the scenes as writers or producers. In two short years, the band sold over 2000 CD’s through their own label, Slapdash Records while sharing the stage with noteworthy outfits like Bedouin Soundclash, K-OS, Ill Scarlett, The Johnstones, and many more! Their sophomore album is due out May 2009 and will take off where their charming reggae-rock debut “Smooth Like Stone on a Beach” took off! Taking cues from legends before them like; The Clash and The Police -it’s just a matter of time before we’re all humming their infectious melodies down the street on the way to work! Hear their dynamic new single for the forthcoming release, “100 Proof Life” (on their Myspace page now) and you’ll know it’s really just inevitable!