February 26, 2009 – Hopeless Records, in connection with their non-profit organization Sub City is pleased to partner with, the national not-for-profit organization to offer $1,000 Take Action grants to young people who want to make a difference in their communities.

The Take Action Grants, empowered by f.y.e., MySpace and Hopeless/Sub City Records, will focus on Music Education or any other cause young people are passionate about.

The Grants include:
· Music Education: $1,000 grant for projects that Do Something about Music Education, empowered by f.y.e.
· General: $1,000 grant for projects that Do Something about any cause that young people are passionate about, empowered by MySpace Music and MySpace IMPACT
· General: $1,000 grant for projects that Do Something about any cause that young people are passionate about, empowered by Hopeless/Sub City Records

Check out the grants here!

Charity partner Do Something is a place where young people are given the opportunity to help change the world. Instead of telling young people what cause they should get involved with, Do Something asks them "What's your something?" and then gives them the information, resources, and grant-money to make change around the causes they are passionate about.

To apply for a Take Action! Grant, young people can visit and upload their community change projects or ideas. The grants will be open to young people, 25 and under, across the US and Canada. Each grant application will be rigorously reviewed by Do Something as well as the sponsors, grant winners will be announced in April. Do Something has issued over $1.6 million in grant money since it’s inception to young people who are making change in communities across the globe.

The 2009 Sub City Take Action! Tour presented by f.y.e., kicked off this February, and features headliner Cute Is What We Aim For, along with Breathe Carolina, Meg & Dia, Every Avenue, and Anarbor.

The charitable tour coincides with the annual Take Action benefit compilation. The CD/DVD compilation is now available on tour and includes unreleased tracks from Meg & Dia, The Spill Canvas, and Four Year Strong, as well as unreleased videos from Rise Against and All Time Low. 5% of the suggested retail price for each Take Action! Volume 8 unit sold is donated to

To date, Sub City- a registered 501c3 organization, has raised over $1.5 million for various charitable organizations; much of that a result of Take Action. Proving to music fans that yes, we can help bring forth change, making a difference can be as fun and easy as buying a concert ticket or a CD/DVD.

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Feb 23 – Norfolk, VA @ The Norva
Feb 24 – Charlotte, NC @ Tremont Music Hall
Feb 26 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
Feb 27 - North Myrtle Beach, SC @ House of Blues
Feb 28 - St Petersburg, FL @ The State Theater
Mar 1 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution
Mar 2 - Lake Buena Vista, FL @ House of Blues
Mar 4 – Pensacola, FL @ American Legion
Mar 5 – Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live
Mar 6 - San Antonio, TX @ The White Rabbit
Mar 7 – Austin, TX @ Emo's
Mar 8 – Dallas, TX @ House of Blues
Mar 10 – Tucson, AZ @ Rialto Theatre
Mar 11 – Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre
Mar 13 - Los Angeles, CA @ House of Blues
Mar 14 - San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
Mar 15 - Las Vegas, NV @ House of Blues
Mar 16 – Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues
Mar 18- Sparks, NV @ The New Oasis
Mar 19 - San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore
Mar 21- Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
Mar 22- Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
Mar 23- Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory
Mar 24 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Murray Theater
Mar 25 – Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theatre
Mar 27- St Paul, MN @ Station 4
Mar 28- Milwaukee, WI @ The Eagles Club (The Rave)
Mar 30- Chicago, IL @ House of Blues
Mar 31- Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
Apr 1- Cincinnati, OH @ Bogart’s

Take Action would like to thank the generous sponsors who help the tour make a difference: f.y.e., MySpace Music, MySpace Impact, Alternative Press,,, Live Nation, House of Blues, Guitar Center, Epiphone, Hopeless Records, Fueled By Ramen Records, Warner Brothers Records, Rise Records, and Fearless Records.

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