Los Angeles, CA (13 June 2012) –  EVANS BLUE announced today the full schedule of dates on their summer GRAVEYARD OF EMPIRES 2012 TOUR.  The tour kicks off July 6th at The Machine Shop in Flint, Michigan, where the band will also film a live video for the song “Halo.”

Drummer Dusty Saxton will be joining Dan, Parker, V and Pitter on tour.  Saxton is from Austin, Texas and has played with a multitude of different bands across multiple genres including Alpha Rev, Brandon Rhyder, and Ember.

State Your Cause (www.facebook.com/stateyourcause) will support the entire run with the exception of July 29th.  Bobaflex (www.theofficialbobaflex.com) will be joining the line up for the GA and FL dates while 7th Cycle www.facebook.com/7thcyclemusic will be a part of the shows July 6th – 15th.

July 6th

The Machine Shop

Flint, MI  (Banana 101.5 WBBN Presents)


July 7th

The Intersection

Grand Rapids, MI (97.9 WGRD Presents)


July 8th

Frankies Inner City

Toledo, OH


July 11th

The Blind Pig

Ann Arbor, MI (89X Presents)


July 13th

Alrosa Villa

Columbus, OH


July 14th

McGuffy’s HOR

Dayton, OH (103.9 The X Presents)


July 15th

Altar Bar

Pittsburgh, PA


July 17th

Higher Ground

S. Burlington, VT


July 18th

Port City Music Hall

Portland, ME


July 19th

The Chance

Poughkeepsie, NY


July 20th

The Rock Juntion

Coventry, RI


July 21st

Mill St Brews

W. Greenwich, RI


July 22nd

Wally’s Pub

Hampton Beach, NH


July 24th

Baltimore, MD

The Recher Theatre


July 25th

The Studio @ Webster



July 26th

Ollie’s Point

Amityville, NY


July 27th

The Note

West Chester, PA


July 28th

NY State Fair Infield

Syracuse, NY (WKRL 17th Annual K-ROCKATHON)


July 31st


Johnson City, TN


August 1st

120 Tavern & Music Hall

Marietta, GA


August 2nd

Jack Rabbits

Jacksonville, FL


August 3rd

57 West

Orlando, FL


August 4th

The State Theatre

St Petersburg, FL


August 7th  The Varsity Theatre

Baton Rouge, LA


August 8th

Southport Music Hall

Jefferson, LA


August 9th

Cambridge @ HOB

Dallas, TX


August 10th


Austin, TX


August 11th

House of Blues

Houston, TX


August 14th

George’s Majestic

Fayetteville, AR


August 15th


Memphis, TN


August 16th


Nashville, TN or Joplin, MO


August 17th


Sauget, IL (KPNT Presents)

Evans Blue’s 4th album Graveyard Of Empires, was released on April 17th via Sounds+Sights.  The first singles are “This Time It’s Different” and “Halo”.  Both can be heard on radio now!

The entire album can be streamed here:  www.soundcloud.com/soundsandsights.


Evans Blue debuted at #1 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart in 2006 with The Melody and the Energetic Nature of Volume, which spawned the Top 5 single “Cold (But I’m Still Here).”  They were nominated for a 2006 Juno Award for Best New Group.  Their second album, THE PURSUIT BEGINS WHEN THIS portrayal OF LIFE ENDS, was released in July 2007 and debuted at #44* on the Billboard Top 200.  Album 3, the self-titled evans|blue, was released independently in June 2009, and “Erase My Scars” went to #23* on the Billboard rock charts in 2010.  Evans Blue has sold 1 million units worldwide.

For more  information, check out the Evans Blue website:  www.evansblue.com

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