Pop-punk legends Simple plan and New Glory Found have postponed their Pop Punk Still Not Dead Tour. Hitting the road in September 2021, the groups will be joined along the way by rising alt-pop act LØLØ.
Alternative press and Living nation have teamed up to offer a special presale for the tour. Launched on Wednesday, May 26 at 10 a.m. local time, the sale will run until Thursday, May 27 at 10 p.m. local time. To participate, visit here and use the ALTPRESS password.
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Pop Punk’s Still Not Dead tour was originally advertised in February 2020, just after The liberation of New Glory Foundthe last album of Forever And Ever x Infinity. Scheduled to start in May, the tour would have benefited from the support of Joint washer.
The bands first revealed the tour with a Youtube video presenting a humorous exchange between Simple planof Pierre Bouvier and New Found Glory’s Jordan pundik.
Many fans were thrilled to see Simple Plan and New Found Glory touring together for the first time. In one Facebook Post accompanied by the announcement video, Simple Plan made it clear that the sentiment was shared by the artists as well.
“It’s finally happening”, the post bed. “It’s taken almost 20 years, but we’re so excited to announce that we’re going on tour this summer with our friends New Found Glory on Pop Punk’s Still Not Dead Tour! This is our first time touring together and we can’t wait! We will play all over the United States and bring Joint washer as special guests so you know it will be RAD! “
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As with public life in general, the COVID-19[female[feminine the pandemic has caused significant disruption. Pop Punk’s Still Not Dead tour was no different, and the artists were forced to delay the run.
In a sincere February 2021 Facebook messageSimple Plan recognized the challenges that accompanied the break from live music.
“It has been heartbreaking and very difficult to be away from you for so long, and we cannot wait until we can all be together again to experience the magical experience that is live music”, instruction reads. “We know that many of you are going through a difficult time not being able to go to shows and missing the connection and the sense of community and belonging that comes from standing in the middle of a crowd listening to your band. or favorite song. We miss that too, so much. Let us all remember that we are finally starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel and will be reunited very soon.
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Even so, plans to resume the event were never completely abandoned. In a January 2021 statement on their website, New Found Glory insisted they would end up continuing.
“We hear that there may be some confusion if Pop Punk’s Still Not Dead tour with Simple Plan is still going,” instruction reads. “The tour is underway! We’re working hard on a few new dates and venues, which may result in the cancellation of a show or two, but if all goes according to plan we’ll definitely see you at a show ASAP.
Like a number of other groups who have benefited from the direct format, New Found Glory decided they couldn’t wait for the full return of live music. The group decided to launch a live event, the Live streaming of total unconnected requests. For the event, they used a acoustic format and offered fans a chance to request their favorite songs.
The group has presented a number of other live performances over the past year. In June, the group celebrated the release of Forever And Ever x Infinity with a Songathon CD release. Later that year, they also hosted a livestream to mark the 20th anniversary of their self-titled album and also organized a Christmas special, Home for the Holidays with New Found Glory.
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As the news of live music began to return, it was only a matter of time before Simple Plan and New Found Glory hit the headlines. Then, in May, it was announced that the two groups would appear in programming for Riots festival.
Finally, Simple Plan and New Found Glory were able to announce that their original joint tour will take place after all.
This time around, the artists will go on tour in September and October. Along the way, they will be supported by LØLØ. The tour will visit a number of US cities including Austin, Seattle, Boston, New York, San Diego, Raleigh, Salt Lake City, Anaheim and Las Vegas.
Alternative press and Living nation have teamed up to offer an exclusive presale for the tour. The sale will begin on Wednesday, May 26 at 10 a.m. local time. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, May 28 at 10 a.m. local time.
To take advantage of the presale, visit here and use the ALTPRESS password.
Pop Punk Still Not Dead Tour Dates:
01/09 – Austin, Texas at Stubb’s
05/09 – Las Vegas, NV @ House of Blues
06/09 – San Diego, CA @ SOMA
08/09 – Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues
09/09 – Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues
09/13 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox SoDo
09/15 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex
9/16 Denver, CO @ Fillmore Auditorium
09/21 – Minneapolis, MN @ The Fillmore
09/26 – Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore
05/10 – Boston, MA @ House of Blues
08/10 – New York, NY @ The roof of Pier 17
10/10 – Raleigh, North Carolina at the Ritz
10/14 – St. Petersburg, FL @ Jannus Live
10/15 – Fort Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution
10/16 – Lake Buena Vista, FL @ House of Blues *
* support to be determined