New York, NY (Top40 Charts) Atlantic recording group Portugal. The Man has announced a new series of live dates, including a fall headline tour. The trek gets underway September 26th at Montreal's Corona Theatre and then continues through late October (see attached itinerary). The schedule also includes a number of festivals and radio-sponsored events, including Austin's ACL Music Festival (October 5th and 12th), Mexico City's Corona Capital 2013 (October 13th), Kansas City, Missouri's 96.5 The Buzz Halloweenie Roast 2013 (October 17th), and Las Vegas' premiere Life Is Beautiful Festival (October 26th).
Portugal. The Man unveiled the new dates in an exclusive tour preview video, streaming now at their official YouTube channel, www.youtube.com/Portugalthemanband. Complete tour details and ticket information can always be found at www.portugaltheman.com/tour-dates.
The upcoming itinerary celebrates Portugal. The Man's acclaimed new album, "EVIL FRIENDS." The collection - produced by five-time GRAMMY Award winner Danger Mouse (Gnarls Barkley, The Black Keys, Sparklehorse) - is available now in stores and at all online retailers.
Portugal. The Man has introduced "EVIL FRIENDS" with a series of high profile TV performances, set to continue with a July 9th visit to TBS' Conan (check local listings). The appearance comes hot on the heels of recent performances on NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live!
"EVIL FRIENDS" has also seen Portugal. The Man making a number of new friends of their own, including actor Glenn Howerton and Rob McElhenney of FX's It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia, who shares an "Eternal High Five" with P.TM frontman John Gourley in a new film currently streaming at both the band's official YouTube channel as well as via CollegeHumor.com, www.collegehumor.com/embed/6894852/its-always-sunny-handshake-lasts-an-eternity.
"Purple Yellow Red and Blue," the first single from "EVIL FRIENDS," has just begun its ascent up on MediaBase's "Alternative" chart as well as Billboard's "Modern Rock" rankings.
Portugal. The Man is now in the thick of a North American headline tour, set to continue through a July 18th homecoming concert at Portland, Oregon's Crystal Ballroom (see itinerary below). In addition, the band will appear at a number of upcoming summer festivals, including Manchester, Tennessee's world famous Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, set for this Saturday, June 15th.
In other news, Portugal. The Man recently re-launched their "Evil Friends Photo App" for iOS devices, powered by Aviary Photo Editor. The app allows users to create their very own "Evil Friends" via 30 digital stickers hand drawn by Gourley, a visual artist as well as a musician/songwriter. P.TM are the first artists to team with Aviary, which reaches over 35 million active users across such applications as Twitter, Flickr, PicStich, and more. To download the free "Evil Friends Photo App," please visit smarturl.it/ptmaviary.
For further news and information, please visit www.portugaltheman.com, www.facebook.com/portugaltheman, and twitter.com/portugaltheman, and https://youtube.com/portugalthemanband.
(TOUR ITINERARY BELOW)
PORTUGAL. THE MAN TOUR 2013
9/26-10/26 - NEWLY ANNOUNCED
* Dates supported by Royal Bangs
** Dates supported by SKATERS
*** Dates supported by Guards
**** Dates supported by Avi Buffalo
7 Philadelphia, PA Theatre of Living Arts **
8 Washington D.C. 9:30 Club **
9 New York, NY The Governor's Ball Music Festival
11 Toronto, ON Phoenix Concert Theatre **
12 Buffalo, NY Town Ballroom **
13 Cleveland, OH House of Blues **
14 Cincinnati, OH Bogart's **
15 Manchester, TN Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival
18 Indianapolis, IN The Vogue **
19 Detroit, MI St. Andrew's Hall **
20 Chicago, IL House of Blues ***
21 Milwaukee, WI Pabst Theater ***
22 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue ***
23 St. Louis, MO The Pageant ***
25 Dallas, TX House of Blues ***
26 New Orleans, LA House of Blues ***
27 Houston, TX House of Blues ***
28 San Antonio, TX Josabi's ***
29 El Paso, TX Tricky Falls ***
2 Santa Fe, NM Santa Fe Sol Stage & Grill ***
3 Telluride, CO Telluride Conference Center ***
4 Aspen, CO Belly Up Aspen ***
5 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre (w/ The Avett Brothers)
6 Park City, UT Park City Live ***
10 San Diego, CA House of Blues ****
11 Anaheim, CA House of Blues **** - NEWLY ANNOUNCED
12 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern ****
13 Oakland, CA Fox Theater ****
16 Vancouver, BC Commodore Ballroom ****
17 Seattle, WA Showbox at the Market ****
18 Portland, OR Crystal Ballroom ****
26 Montreal, QC Corona Theatre
27 New York, NY Terminal 5
29 Boston, MA House of Blues
1 Silver Spring, MD The Fillmore
2 Charlotte, NC The Fillmore
3 Atlanta, GA The Tabernacle
5 Austin, TX ACL Music Festival
8 Lake Buena Vista, FL House of Blues
9 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Revolution Live
12 Austin, TX ACL Music Festival
13 Mexico City, MX Corona Capital 2013
15 Tulsa, OK Cain's Ballroom
16 Columbia, MO Forest Rose Park at Mojo's
18 Boulder, CO Boulder Theatre
19 Denver, CO Ogden Theatre
22 Reno, NV Knitting Factory
23 Ventura, CA Ventura Theater
26 Las Vegas, NV Life Is Beautiful Festival.