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OWL CITY announce spring tour plans

New York, NY – Owl City announces a Spring headlining tour of the US kicking off on March 30th in Boise, ID and hitting every major US market including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, San Francisco, Denver, DC and more before ending on May 2nd in Milwaukee.  The tour will come on the heels of a headlining tour of Europe and the UK as well as a tour of Australia where they’ll be joining up with Cobra Starship.  In addition, the Spring headlining tour will be Owl City’s second Stateside headlining tour in 2010 as the band is heading out on a sold out Winter tour in January. 

 
As the band gears up for a busy 2010, Owl City can reflect on what has been an unbelievably successful 2009.  Ocean Eyes was recently certified gold in the US and the first single “Fireflies” has sold more than 2 million copies making it double platinum.  “Fireflies” also hit the #1 position on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart twice and went #1 on iTunes in the US, Canada, Denmark, Holland and New Zealand.  In addition, the video for “Fireflies” found fans at MTV, FUSE and VH1 where it is currently the #1 Most Played video on the channel and the band established themselves as a viable live act thanks to sold out headlining tours of the US, China and Japan – making this small town artist an international phenomenon.

 
Additionally, Owl City earned numerous accolades from the media over the past six months.  He was featured in Rolling Stone who said “…Ocean Eyes is filled with appealing dreamy electro-pop…,” USA Today who wrote “…Young belongs to a grand pop-music tradition – the bedroom musical savant,” and Entertainment Weekly who said “Young’s album Ocean Eyes contains quite a few catchy tunes, so we’re betting radio programmers won’t be leaving Owl City soon” and post Owl City’s NYC show in September Rob Harvilla at the Village Voice wrote “Owl City…gets a more intense reaction from a Bowery Ballroom crowd than even Nine Inch Nails did…too infectious to resist.”  He’s also graced the covers of HITS and Pollstar and was featured in the New York Times, NME, and Billboard who have been incredible supportive since the beginning. 

 

Confirmed Spring headlining US tour dates are listed below and for a complete list of Owl City tour dates please visit www.owlcitymusic.com.

 

March   30th         Knitting Factory                                                Boise, ID

                31st         Knitting Factory                                                Spokane, WA

April      1st           Paramount Theater                                        Seattle, WA

                3rd           Roseland Theater                                            Portland, OR

                5th           Fillmore                                                               San Francisco, CA

                6th           Fillmore                                                               San Francisco, CA

                7th           Fox Theater                                                        Pomona, CA

                8th           Soma                                                                     San Diego, CA

                9th           Club Nokia                                                          Los Angeles, CA

                10th         Marquee                                                             Phoenix, AZ

                12th         Salt Air                                                                 Salt Lake City, UT

                13th         Ogden                                                                  Denver, CO

                15th         Stubbs                                                                  Austin, TX

                17th         Nokia Theater                                                   Dallas, TX

                19th         War Memorial                                                   Nashville, TN

                20th         Tabernacle                                                         Atlanta, GA

                22nd        DAR Hall                                                              Washington, D.C.

                23rd         House of Blues                                                 Boston, MA

                24th         Terminal 5                                                          New York, NY

                25th         Electric Factory                                                 Philadelphia, PA

                28th         House of Blues                                                 Cleveland, OH

                29th         Royal Oak                                                            Detroit, MI

                30th         Riviera Theatre                                                 Chicago, IL

May       1st           State Theater                                                    Minneapolis, MN

                2nd          Eagle Ballroom                                                 Milwaukee, WI

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