SWMRS Announce US Headlining Tour

Bay Area quartet SWMRS have announced a US headlining tour with support from San Diego's The Frights. Bandsintown announced the tour dates earlier this week alongside an interview with SWMRS singer Cole Becker. Tickets for all shows are on sale now and available HERE.

SWMRS's debut album Drive North is due for release on February 12th, 2016 via Uncool Records. The album is available for preorder HERENoisey broke news of the release and premiered the band's new single "Figuring it Out," praising the track as a "poppy foot-tapper filled with skate-gang vocals." 

Recorded in the band's hometown of Oakland, CA, Drive North was produced by FIDLAR frontman Zac Carper. The album will feature previously released tracks "Miley" and "Uncool." i-D Magazinepremiered "Miley" in September, praising the song as "the most punk tribute to Miley Cyrus ever." The band's DIY music video for the track can be seen HERE. The album will also feature an abridged version of "Harry Dean," a previously 17-minute epic the band originally recorded to soundtrack Saint Laurent Paris's Spring/Summer 2016 presentation

To celebrate the release of Drive North, SWMRS will host Uncool Fest: a two-night hometown release party at seminal Bay Area DIY space 924 Gilman on February 5th and 6th, 2016. SWMRS will headline both nights of the event, performing alongside a hand-picked selection of bands including, The Frights, No Parents, Dog Party, and more. A complete lineup and tickets for Uncool Fest can be found HERE.

Prior to hitting the road with The Frights in February, SWMRS will embark on a co-headlining tour of the West Coast with Melissa Brooks & The Aquadolls. The band will also help The Frights celebrate the release of their new album You Are Going to Hate This, appearing at You Are Going to Hate This Fest in San Diego, CA on February 13th, 2016 and Valentine's Day Rumble in Los Angeles, CA on February 14th. A complete list of upcoming SWMRS tour dates can be found HERE

SWMRS US Tour w/ The Frights

February 16, 2016    Club Congress    Tucson, AZ

February 18, 2016    Three Links    Dallas, TX

February 19, 2016    Mohawk    Austin, TX

February 20, 2016    The Korova    San Antonio, TX

February 21, 2016    House of Rock    Corpus Christi, TX

February 22, 2016    Parish at House of Blues    New Orleans, LA

February 24, 2016    The Local 662    St Petersburg, FL

February 26, 2016    Backbooth    Orlando, FL

February 27, 2016    1904 Music Hall     Jacksonville, FL

February 28, 2016    The Masquerade - Purgatory    Atlanta, GA

March 1, 2016        Shaka's    Virginia Beach, VA

March 2, 2016        Black Cat Backstage    Washington, DC

March 3, 2016        Studio @ Webster Hall    New York, NY

March 4, 2016        The Fire    Philadelphia, PA

March 5, 2016        Brighton Bar    Long Branch, NJ

March 6, 2016        Middle East - Upstairs    Cambridge, MA

March 9, 2016        La Sala Rossa    Montreal, QUE

March 13, 2016    Majestic Cafe    Detroit, MI

March 15, 2016    Smiling Moose    Pittsburgh, PA

March 16, 2016    Now That'sClass    Cleveland, OH

March 17, 2016    1st War at Chop Shop    Chicago, IL

March 18, 2016    Firebird     St Louis, MO

March 19, 2016    Lefty's    Des Moines, IA

March 20, 2016    The Garage    Burnsville, MN

March 21, 2016    Lookout Lounge    Omaha, NE

March 22, 2016    Lost Lake Lounge    Denver, CO

March 23, 2016    The Black Sheep    Colorado Springs, CO