Steel Train Tour/New Band

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Steel Train Fall Headlining Tour

Steel Train
Steel Train is proud to announce their fall headlining tour for 2008! Dear and the Headlights (Equal Vision Records) and Forgive Durden (Fueled By Ramen) will provide support for the entire tour.

PreSale Tickets are available now, and first week buyers will receive an exclusive unreleased track, as well as a signed Tour Poster to be picked up the night of the show. You can buy pre-sale tickets at: steeltrain.ducatking.com.

Tour Dates

10.18-Hoboken, NJ @ Maxwells
10.19-Baltimore, MD @ The Ottobar
10.21-Greensboro, NC @ Greene St.
10.22-Atlanta, GA @ The Loft
10.23-Jacksonville, FL @ Jackrabbits
10.24-Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum
10.25-Orlando, FL @ The Social
10.28-Houston, TX @ Wherehouse Live
10.29-Austin, TX @ Emos
10.30-Oklahoma City, OK @ The Conservatory
11.01-Tempe, AZ @ The Clubhouse
11.02-Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress
11.04-Los Angeles, CA @ The Troubadour
11.05-San Diego, CA @ UCSD
11.06-Anaheim, CA @ The Chain Reaction
11.07-San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill
11.08-Portland, OR @ The Hawthorne Theater
11.09-Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
11.10-Boise, ID @ The Venue
11.11-Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
11.12-Denver, CO @ The Marquise Theater
11.13-Lawrence, KS @ The Jackpot
11.14-St.Louis, MO @ Off Broadway
11.15-Chicago, IL @ The Bottom Lounge
11.16-Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock
11.18-Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
11.19-Detroit, MI @ The Shelter
11.20-Cleveland, OH @ The Grog Shop
11.22-Rochester, NY @ Water Street Music Hall
11.23-Providence, RI @ The Living Room
11.25-Boston, MA @ Harpers Ferry
11.26-New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
11.28-Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church

MEMBERS OF THE FORMAT, ANATHALLO & STEEL TRAIN FORM NEW BAND, FUN

In other Steel Train news, Nate Ruess, Jack Antonoff and Andrew Dost are proud to announce a new band called Fun. Ruess, the former frontman and songwriter of the much beloved band The Format, has been quietly assembling songs for Fun, following the dissolution of his former band. Fun will be comprised of Dost, formerly with Michigan’s Anathallo, and Antonoff, who is currently performing double duty with his band, Steel Train. Beginning September 1, the trio will enter a Los Angeles studio with producer Steven McDonald (Red Kross) and arranger Roger Joseph Manning Jr. (Jellyfish), to start work on their debut slated for an early 2009 release on Nettwerk Records. McDonald and Manning Jr. both worked on The Format’s 2006 breakthrough Dog Problems. The band’s first single will be released digitally this November, followed by a full North American tour with Jack’s Mannequin beginning November 8.

The first track, “Benson Hedges,” can be currently heard on Fun’s MySpace Page.