It seems like the summer of 2019 is going to be one of the most epic years for concerts, at least from my perspective. To add to this hypothesis, it was recently announced Reel Big Fish and Bowling For Soup co-headline tour. I've had the chance to chat with not one but both of these bands in the recent past, check out those interviews here:
Reel Big Fish INTERVIEW
Bowling For Soup INTERVIEW
This is surprisingly the first time the two ska-punk/pop-punk giants will be touring with each other, despite being friends for years and even jumping on stage during each other's sets. If the headliners aren't enough, the supporting acts for the tour are just as unforgettable with MEST and NERF HERDER jumping on certain legs of the tour.
Bowling For Soup's Jaret Reddick says, "There are those bands with which the fans tell you "you should tour with them'. Often times, you make friends with those bands, and you always say to one another, ‘we GOTTA tour together.’ Well, both those things have been happening for years, and this summer, while on the final cross country Vans Warped Tour, Aaron from Reel Big Fish and I decided we were going to make it happen! And we did! I could NOT be more excited for this summer! Two of the most fun bands on the planet together at last! People will have sore faces from smiling after this one!"
With Reel Big Fish frontman Aaron Barrett jokingly adding, “We’re still doing that tour? I thought I pulled the plug on that terrible idea a long time ago!“
General on sale begins Friday, March 15 at 10 a.m. local time on both of the aforementioned websites.
Reel Big Fish/Bowling For Soup/Nerf Herder
19-Jun Ft. Lauderdale, FL (Revolution)
20-Jun St. Petersburg, FL (Jannus Live)
21-Jun Orlando, FL (House of Blues)
22-Jun St. Augustine, FL (St. Augustine Backyard Stage)
23-Jun Atlanta, GA (Buckhead Theatre)
25-Jun Silver Spring, MD (The Fillmore)
27-Jun Poughkeepsie, NY (The Chance Theater)
28-Jun Worcester, MA (The Palladium)
29-Jun Portland, ME (Aura)
Reel Big Fish/Bowling For Soup/MEST
21-Jul Seattle, WA (The Showbox)
22-Jul Portland, OR (Crystal Ballroom)
24-Jul Crystal Bay, NV (Crystal Bay Casino - Crown Room)
25-Jul Berkeley, CA (The UC Theatre)
26-Jul San Diego, CA (House of Blues)
27-Jul Las Vegas, NV (Brooklyn Bowl) (Craft Beer Event)
30-Jul Phoenix, AZ (The Marquee)
1-Aug Salt Lake City, UT (The Depot)
2-Aug Ft. Collins, CO (Mishawaka)
3-Aug Denver, CO (Ogden Theatre)
2019 marks the 25th anniversary of Bowling For Soup’s long-celebrated career as a band. It also marks the 25th anniversary of the Vans Warped Tour where you can catch both bands at this summer. Click HERE for more details.
You can check out Bowling For Soup and Reel Big Fish performing 1985 together in the video below.
REEL BIG FISH + BOWLING FOR SOUP - 1985
You can check out more more info on both bands in the links below:
REEL BIG FISH
BOWLING FOR SOUP
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