Dance Gavin Dance’s DOWNTOWN BATTLE MOUNTAIN TOUR 2011 Featuring The Return of Jonny Craig & Jon Mess

Openers To Include Iwrestledabearonce, In Fear and Faith, Close To Home, Just Like Vinyl (Featuring Thomas Erak of The Fall of Troy) And Special DJ Set By Big Chocolate
Tour Launches March 10 in Los Angeles
European Dates Kick Off May 18
Band Confirmed for All of Warped Tour 2011
Long-Awaited ‘Downtown Battle Mountain II’ To Be Released March 8th on Rise Records

Sacramento, CA’s Dance Gavin Dance have laid out details for their upcoming Downtown Battle Mountain Tour 2011, which kicks off March 10th at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. The tour marks the official return of original front men Jon Mess and Jonny Craig (Emarosa, Isles & Glaciers).
DGD Drummer Matt Mingus tells fans, “We are all really excited to be back with the original line up! The new album is already mostly written and so far we are all very pleased with the way things are turning out! We can’t wait for you to hear the finished product!”
Dance Gavin Dance is currently holed up in the studio, recording the long awaited follow up to 2009’s Happiness. The new album, titled Downtown Battle Mountain Pt. II (the sequel to the 2007 best seller, Downtown Battle Mountain) will be released March 8th on Rise Records, to coincide with the tour.

Dance Gavin Dance is also confirmed to perform on the entire Vans Warped tour in 2011.

Downtown Battle Mountain Tour 2011:
3/10 Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey
3/11 San Diego, CA @ Soma
3/12 Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues
3/14 Lubbock, TX @ Cactus Courtyard
3/15 McAllen, TX @ Never Say Never Fest
3/16 San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
3/17 Austin, TX @ Red 7 SXSW Artery Party
3/18 Austin, TX @ SXSW
3/19 Dallas, TX @ South By So What
3/20 Tulsa, OK @ ACM at UCO
3/22 Louisville, KY @ Headliners
3/23 Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar
3/24 Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head
3/25 Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock
3/26 Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
3/27 New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
3/28 Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church
3/30 Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's
3/31 Detroit, MI @ St Andrews Hall
4/1 Chicago, IL @ The Metro
4/2 Minneapolis, MN @ Station 4
4/3 Omaha, NE @ Sokol
4/4 Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall
4/5 Salt Lake City, UT @ Club Sound
4/7 Reno, NV @ TBA
4/8 Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades
4/9 Oakland, CA @ Metro Operahouse

Downtown Battle Mountain European Tour:
5/18 Berlin, Germany @ Magnet
5/19 Hamburg, Germany @ Logo
5/20 Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Sugar Factory
5/21 Cologne, Germany @ Luxor
5/22 Brussels, Belgium @ A/B Club
5/24 Paris, France @ Batofar
5/25 London, England @ Underworld
5/26 London, England @ Underworld

Vans Warped Tour 2011- June 24-August 14

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