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D.C.-area’s ‘Ballyhoo’ hits road with ‘Tribal Seeds’; Will appear with Stephen Marley, Wailers

Announces Tour with Tribal Seeds

 

Also to Perform at CA’s Shoreline Jam Festival w/ The Wailers

 + Baltimore’s Charm City Festival w/ Weezer

Named on MTV.com’s “100 Bands to Watch List”

Watch Ballyhoo!’s NEW Music Video

and Lyric Video for “Last Night”

Recently Featured by Alternative Press – http://bit.ly/LKK6Vh

Baltimore, MD – July 25, 2012 – The reggae/rock band Ballyhoo! will be heading out on a national US tour with California reggae outfit, Tribal Seeds. The tour will officially kick-off on August 31st in Indio, California. Proving themselves yet again as tireless road-warriors, the band will gear up for the Tribal Seeds tour by playing shows along the East Coast beginning August 20th – just two weeks after finishing off their first full run of Van’s Warped Tour! Ballyhoo! has also been invited to play Shoreline Jam Festival on September 1st in Long Beach, California with The Wailers and Charm City Music Festival on September 15th in Baltimore, Maryland with headliners Weezer, Flogging Molly and Stephen Marley.

Ballyhoo! kicked-off the summer with a bang, performing on 311’s Five-Day Caribbean Cruise and at Bamboozle Festival, with headliners the Foo Fighters and Bon Jovi. The band has been gaining momentum since signing with LAW Records for their Fall 2011 album, Daydreams, which debuted at #1 on the iTunes Reggae Charts and #4 on Amazon. MTV.com predicted that Ballyhoo! would be a band to watch this year, and this foursome has certainly been living up to the hype.

Ballyhoo! has shared the stage with some of the biggest names in rock and reggae including 311Slightly StoopidThe Dirty Heads, PepperAuthority ZeroToots & The Maytals and Matisyahu.

Lead singer/guitarist Howi Spangler has a reputation for mixing slick lyrics with his smooth but powerful voice and drummer Donald “Big D” Spangler lays out the hard-hitting beats, which are underlined by JR Gregory’s funky and witty bass lines. Scott Vandrey (aka DJ Blaze) rounds it out on the turntables and keys.

Ballyhoo!’s relaxed sound mixed with the band’s energetic performance style has been gaining a reputation on the national rock radio scene as well. Highlights of Ballyhoo!’s summer radio play include 100+ spins per week on Radio 104.5 in Philadelphia,  Star 101.9 in Honolulu and on syndicated rock giant, Sirius Faction.

Please head to www.ballyhoorocks.com for more updates.

Check out more on Ballyhoo! here:
http://www.Facebook.com/Ballyhoo
http://www.Twitter.com/Ballyhoo_MD
http://www.BallyhooRocks.com
http://www.myspace.com/Ballyhoo
Instagram: @Ballyhooagram

Remaining Vans Warped Tour Dates:

July 26        Atlanta, GA                                Aaron’s Amphitheatre @ Lakewood
July 27        Orlando, FL                               Central Florida Fairgrounds
July 28        West Palm Beach, FL              Cruzan Amphitheatre
July 29        St. Petersburg, FL                    Vinoy Park
July 30        Charlotte, NC                            Charlotte Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
July 31        Cincinnati, OH                          Riverbend Music Center
August 1     Milwaukee, WI                          Marcus Amphitheatre
August 3     Richland, WA                            Ray’s Golden Lion
August 4     Redmond, WA                           King County’s Marymoor Park
August 5     Portland, OR                              Rose Quarter Riverfront

Tour Dates:

Aug 20       Ocean City, MD                          Seacrets Nite Club
Aug 24       Williamsburg, VA                       Oceans & Ale
Aug 25       Virginia Beach, VA                     HK on The Bay
Aug 31       Indio, CA                                       The Date Shed*
Sept 1         Long Beach, CA                           Shoreline Jam @ Queen Mary Park
Sept 2         Tempe, AZ                                   Club Red*
Sept 5         Little Rock, AR                           Juanita’s Cantina Ballroom*
Sept 6         St. Louis, MO                              Firebird*
Sept 7         Ames, IA                                       The Maintenance Shop
Sept 8         Chicago, IL                                  Reggies
Sept 9         Cleveland, OH                            The Beachland Ballroom*
Sept 11       Philadelphia, PA                         World Café Live*
Sept 13       Boston, MA                                  Brighton Music Hall*
Sept 14       Richmond, VA                             Capital Ale House*
Sept 15       Baltimore, MD                            Charm City Music Festival w/ Weezer
Sept 16       Wilmington, NC                          The Soapbox*
Sept 18       Charlotte, NC                              Visualite Theatre*
Sept 19       Sanford, FL                                  The West End
Sept 20       Gainesville, FL                            High Dive (formerly Double Down Live)
Sept 21       Fort Lauderdale, FL                    Culture Room*
Sept 22       St. Petersburg, FL                        Jannus Live*
Sept 23       Tallahassee, FL                            Rehab *
Sept 26       Houston, TX                                 Warehouse Live*
Sept 27       Dallas, TX                                     Cambridge Room @ House of Blues*
Sept 28       Corpus Christi, TX                      House of Rock*
Sept 29       Austin, TX                                     Antone’s

 

* denotes tour dates w/ Tribal Seeds

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