The Lawrence Arms have been performing music for 19 years as a band and they are about to head out on a huge tour where they plan to celebrate their entire career. The tour is to coincide with their We Are the Champions of the World album, which is a release including an eye-popping 29 songs showing the band's evolution over the last 19 years.
The band emphasized this is not a "greatest hits" album but is instead a selection of the songs over their career that they feel defines their sound at the time. There are also five brand-new songs on the album for fans.
The album hits stores on March 30 and their big celebration tour launches on April 4 in Cambridge, Massachusettes. Following that, The Lawrence Arms will hit 16 cities for 17 shows, including back-to-back nights in San Francisco. The tour is in support of the album, so fans can expect a concert not with the band's biggest hits but with their favorite songs in a show that should demonstrate how The Lawrence Arms got here today.
Check out The Lawrence Arms North American tour schedule below.
April 04 - Cambridge, MA - The Sinclair (buy tickets here)
April 05 - Garwood, NJ – Crossroads
April 06 - Lancaster, PA - Chameleon Club
April 07 - Baltimore, MD – Soundstage
April 08 - Philadelphia, PA - Theatre of Living Arts
April 09 - New York, NY - Gramercy Theatre
April 10 - Cleveland, OH - Grog Shop
April 11 - Detroit, MI - Magic Stick
April 12 - Chicago, IL - Metro (w Banner Pilot)
April 27 - Seattle, WA - El Corazon
April 28 - Portland, OR - Hawthorne Theater
April 30 - San Francisco, CA - Bottom of the Hill
May 01 - San Francisco, CA - Bottom of the Hill
May 03 - Phoenix, AZ - Crescent Ballroom
May 04 - San Diego, CA - The Casbah
May 05 - Los Angeles, CA - El Rey Theatre (buy tickets here)
May 06 - Denver, CO - Oriental Theater