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Fair to Midland To Tour with Chevelle, Open For Smashing Pumpkins

On July 15 and 16 at the Fillmore Theater in San Francisco, Fair to Midland will open for The Smashing Pumpkins at the first two shows of the Pumpkins' West Coast residency.

In addition to just releasing their first major label debut, Fables From a Mayfly: What I Say Three Times is True (Serjical Strike/Universal Republic), which debuted at #2 last week on Billboard's New Artist chart, Fair to Midland has also performed at this year's Coachella, Bamboozle, Rock Am Ring, Rock Im Park and Download festivals.

After they wrap up their current tour with Finnish band The 69 Eyes and some dates with Evans Blue, Fair to Midland will head to Europe for shows with Japan's Dir En Gray and gigs at Germany's Wacken and M'era Luna Festivals, and the Metal Hammer Festival in Poland. Upon their return, Fair to Midland will be kicking off over two months of touring as main support for Chevelle (from late August through October).

Check out this live clip of “Dance of the Manatee” from Fair To Midland's CD release show in Dallas at the Curtain Club. You can also stream the track "Vice Versa" online here.

FAIR TO MIDLAND's current tour schedule is as follows:

June 26 - Bluebird Theatre - Denver, CO (w/ The 69 Eyes)
June 28 - Slim's - San Francisco, CA (w/ The 69 Eyes)
June 29 - Galaxy Concert Theatre - Santa Ana, CA (w/ The 69 Eyes)
June 30 - El Rey Theatre - Los Angeles, CA (w/ The 69 Eyes)
July 1 - Civic Center-Outdoor Stage - El Paso, TX (KLAQ Radio Show)
July 2 - House of Blues-Cambridge Room - Dallas, TX (w/ The 69 Eyes)
July 3 – Meridian - Houston, TX (w/ The 69 Eyes)
July 5 – Revolution - Ft. Lauderdale, FL (w/ The 69 Eyes)
July 6 - House of Blues - Lake Buena Vista, FL (w/ The 69 Eyes)
July 7 - Roxy Theatre - Atlanta, GA (w/ The 69 Eyes)
July 9 - Recher Theatre - Towson, MD (w/ The 69 Eyes)
July 10 -Theatre of Living Arts - Philadelphia, PA (w/ The 69 Eyes)
July 12 - The Machine Shop - Flint, MI (w/ Evans Blue)
July 13 - The Intersection - Grand Rapids, MI (w/ Evans Blue)
July 14 - Bogart's- Cincinnati, OH (w/ Evans Blue)
July 15 – Fillmore – San Francisco, CA (w/ Smashing Pumpkins)
July 16 – Fillmore – San Francisco, CA (w/ Smashing Pumpkins)
July 18 - The Rave - Milwaukee, WI (w/ Evans Blue)
August 1 – Carling Academy – London, UK (w/ Dir En Grey)
August 2 – Carling Academy – London, UK (w/ Dir En Grey)
August 3 – Helling Club – Utrecht, Holland (w/ Bury Your Dead)
August 4 – Wacken Festival – Wacken, Germany
August 5 – Magnet Club – Berlin, Germany (w/ Bury Your Dead)
August 7 – Arenan – Stockholm, Sweden (w/ Dir En Grey)
August 8 – Vega – Copenhagen, Denmark (w/ Dir En Grey)
August 10 – Alter Schlachthof – Dresden, Germany (w/ Dir En Grey)
August 11 – M'Era Luna Festival – Hildesheim, Germany
August 12 – Metal Hammer Festival – Katowice, Poland
August 13 – Chelsea Club – Vienna, Austria (w/ Bury Your Dead)
August 15 – Muffathalle – Munich, Germany (w/ Dir En Grey)

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1. SlugEmperor writes:

Fair to midland isnt to good, but chevelle and dir en grey, and smashing pumpkins is enough for me

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2. Negative_Amp writes:

Fair to Midland is the greatest band in the world. They're stage performance is always captivating. The music is deeper than most of what is available today. The lyrics are stunning, the music is perfected, and Darroh's vocals are other-worldly. You will never hear another band like this in your lifetime. Come see them; you won't be dissapointed. www.myspace.com/fairtomidland - www.myspace.com/negative_amp

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